According to the 2018 Newlywed Report
by WeddingWire, the most popular dates for weddings in the U.S. are in fall. As the wedding
season gets started, we've taken a look at the average costs of various things which a bride and groom might want for their ceremony and reception. From the venue ($9,000) right down to the jewelry ($350) and the officiant ($300), the price tag of the 'big day' can really start to add up, with a total cost of $44,060 for all of the items listed on our infographic. Average spending does vary by location, with happy couples in the New York splashing out the most of the 25 largest metro areas ($45,000) and St. Louis the least ($21,000).