Fun Facts
  • The average engagement in the North America lasts 15 months.

  • During the engagement period, couples buy: $4 billion in furniture, $3 billion in house wares, $400 million in tableware, $19 billion is spent buying presents at wedding gift registries.

  • The average amount spent on a bridal gown is $800.00

  • Tuxedos are typically purchased 5-6 months after the wedding gown.

  • Bridesmaids’ gowns are generally purchased 3-4 months in advance of the event.

  • One third of engaged couples retain a wedding consultant.

  • Every year an average of 2.4 million weddings are performed in the U.S. (approx. 150,000 per year in Canada).

  • Today’s median age for first-time brides is 25 years. For grooms, it’s 27 years.

  • The average amount spent on a traditional American wedding is $22,000.

  • When asked 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment. 

Gold Package includes 2 large speakers and a subwoofer, 12 uprights and a low rise fog machine
  • 67% of women continue to wear the same fragrance they wore on their wedding day.

  • The number 1 wedding city in the U.S. (and number 2 in the world) is Las Vegas with an average of 114,000 weddings per year (the number 1 in the world is Istanbul, Turkey with 166,000).

  • The number 2 wedding city in the U.S. is Gatlinburg, TN with 42,000 weddings.

  • The number 3 wedding city in the U.S. is New Orleans, LA with an average of 36,000 marriages.

  • Most Bride & Grooms tip about 10% - 15% of their total cost without discounts. 

  • During wedding planning, Brides say their highest priority is their attire, followed by the reception site and caterer - reception entertainment is among the least of their priorities. Within one week after their reception, 78% of Brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority! 

  • June is the most popular month for weddings with 10.8% of all weddings taking place within June, followed by August with 10.2%, May with 9.8%, September at 9.6%, and October doing 9.4 %