What Does the Average Wedding Cost in 2022?

Dress? Check! Rings? Check! Masks? It’s no secret that the Covid-19 pandemic has totally upended the wedding industry.

Wedding planning is a tall order, especially with the aftermath of a pandemic, but it’s not impossible.

Here's everything you need to know about expected wedding costs to plan your special day in 2022

As brides and grooms rush to reclaim the large celebrations they were denied in 2020, they’ve budgeted approximately $22,500 for 2021 receptions, similar to the $23,000 spent on receptions in 2019.

From the dress to the decor, there are so many details involved that many couples choose to pay the $1500, on average, for a professional wedding planner to handle them all.

The purchase of engagement rings is generally what kicks off the entire wedding planning process.

Pre-Wedding Costs

Vendor Costs

What is your big day if no one is there to capture it? Photographer costs can be as high as $2400 for a wedding.

Reception Costs

The reception venue will likely be your largest expense. It is where you will feed and entertain your guests for the longest portion of your celebration.

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