The Average Cost of a Wedding in 2022

The 2020 wedding season introduced a slew of new wedding trends such as sanitizing stations, virtual streaming, and secondary celebrations. The question is, how does that impact your already complex planning, and what does that mean for your bottom line in 2022?

Here’s a look at what you can expect from venues, vendors, and other costs as you plan this happy day. 

According to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding ceremony and reception in 2020 was $19,000. This is nearly one-third less of the costs from 2019, which averaged $28,000 for both events.

What's the average cost of a wedding?

The average cost of invitations is $590. A wedding dress averages around $1600. A rehearsal dinner costs around $2000

Pre Wedding Costs

Consider the costs of photographers and videographers, cake makers, florists, and decorators.

Vendor Costs

A venue alone can cost an average of $10,500. Next consider the music which costs an average of $3700 for a live band

Reception costs

These wedding costs add up, but there are smart ways to fund them. Ask for gifts from family and friends, or put money aside each paycheck.

How to Fund a Wedding