Featured, Weddings

Real Wedding Prices for America’s 25 Most Expensive Cities

March 9, 2016

Recently, Thumbtack made a post titled “Top 25 Most Expensive Cities to Throw a Wedding in 2016“, but it was met with much controversy because the numbers given in the article were just plain wrong. Check out the price of a New York City wedding:

Top 25 Most Expensive Cities to Throw a Wedding in 2016: New York City

$16,000 is way to low for a NYC wedding, so we’ve teamed up with costofwedding.com to set the record straight. We’ve kept the list in the same order, though you’ll quickly notice that the realistic pricing makes the order given by thumbtack no longer correct.

25. Sacramento, CA

Couples that live in Sacramento, CA spend between $14,857 and $24,761 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $6,537 – $10,895
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $9,954 – $16,590
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $15,897 – $26,495
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $20,502 – $34,171
Number of guests more than 300 $39,668 – $66,113

24. Charleston, SC

Couples that live in Charleston, SC spend between $18,716 and $31,194 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $8,235 – $13,725
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $12,540 – $20,900
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $20,026 – $33,377
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $25,828 – $43,047
Number of guests more than 300 $49,972 – $83,287

23. Rochester, NY

We couldn’t find any data on Rochester, NY wedding prices. If you have any information please help us out by letting us know in the comments below!

22. Austin, TX

Couples that live in Austin, TX spend between $25,963 and $43,271 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $11,424 – $19,039
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $17,395 – $28,992
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $27,780 – $46,300
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $35,829 – $59,714
Number of guests more than 300 $69,321 – $115,534

If you’re looking to plan a Austin Wedding, check out some of the great wedding venues right here on VenueCenter!

21. Columbus, OH

Couples that live in Columbus, OH spend between $23,645 and $39,408 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $10,404 – $17,339
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $15,842 – $26,403
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $25,300 – $42,166
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $32,629 – $54,382
Number of guests more than 300 $63,131 – $105,218

20. Portland, OR

Couples that live in Portland, OR spend between $18,782 and $31,304 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $8,264 – $13,774
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $12,584 – $20,974
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $20,097 – $33,495
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $25,920 – $43,199
Number of guests more than 300 $50,149 – $83,581

19. Memphis, TN

Couples that live in Memphis, TN spend between $6,905 and $11,508 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $3,038 – $5,063
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $4,626 – $7,710
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $7,388 – $12,313
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $9,528 – $15,880
Number of guests more than 300 $18,435 – $30,725

18. Detroit, MI

Couples that live in Detroit, MI spend between $9,607 and $16,011 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $4,227 – $7,045
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $6,437 – $10,728
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $10,279 – $17,132
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $13,257 – $22,096
Number of guests more than 300 $25,650 – $42,750

17. Seattle, WA

Couples that live in Seattle, WA spend between $14,159 and $23,598 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $6,230 – $10,383
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $9,486 – $15,810
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $15,150 – $25,249
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $19,539 – $32,565
Number of guests more than 300 $37,803 – $63,005

16. Milwaukee, WI

Couples that live in Milwaukee, WI spend between $16,905 and $28,175 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $7,438 – $12,397
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $11,326 – $18,877
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $18,088 – $30,147
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $23,329 – $38,882
Number of guests more than 300 $45,136 – $75,227

15. Chicago, IL

Couples that live in Chicago, IL spend between $26,615 and $44,358 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $11,710 – $19,517
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $17,832 – $29,720
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $28,478 – $47,463
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $36,728 – $61,213
Number of guests more than 300 $71,061 – $118,435

14. Los Angeles, CA

Couples that live in Los Angeles, CA spend between $15,760 and $26,266 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $6,934 – $11,557
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $10,559 – $17,598
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $16,863 – $28,105
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $21,748 – $36,247
Number of guests more than 300 $42,079 – $70,131

13. Miami, FL

Couples that live in Miami, FL spend between $21,041 and $35,069 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $9,258 – $15,430
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $14,098 – $23,496
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $22,514 – $37,524
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $29,037 – $48,395
Number of guests more than 300 $56,180 – $93,634

12. Boston, MA

Couples that live in Boston, MA spend between $24,348 and $40,580 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $10,713 – $17,855
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $16,313 – $27,189
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $26,052 – $43,421
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $33,600 – $56,000
Number of guests more than 300 $65,009 – $108,349

11. New Orleans, LA

Couples that live in New Orleans, LA spend between $6,895 and $11,491 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $3,034 – $5,056
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $4,619 – $7,699
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $7,377 – $12,296
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $9,515 – $15,858
Number of guests more than 300 $18,409 – $30,682

If you’re looking to plan a New Orleans Wedding, check out some of the great wedding venues right here on VenueCenter!

10. Minneapolis, MN

Couples that live in Minneapolis, MN spend between $24,545 and $40,909 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $10,800 – $18,000
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $16,445 – $27,409
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $26,263 – $43,772
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $33,872 – $56,454
Number of guests more than 300 $65,536 – $109,226

9. Washington, DC

We couldn’t find any data on Washington, DC wedding prices. If you have any information please help us out by letting us know in the comments below!

8. Cleveland, OH

Couples that live in Cleveland, OH Zip Code spend between $10,876 and $18,126 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $4,785 – $7,976
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $7,287 – $12,145
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $11,637 – $19,395
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $15,009 – $25,014
Number of guests more than 300 $29,038 – $48,397

7. San Jose, CA

Couples that live in San Jose, CA spend between $28,248 and $47,080 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $12,429 – $20,715
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $18,926 – $31,544
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $30,225 – $50,376
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $38,982 – $64,970
Number of guests more than 300 $75,422 – $125,704

6. San Francisco, CA

Couples that live in San Francisco, CA spend between $27,921 and $46,535 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $12,285 – $20,475
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $18,707 – $31,178
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $29,875 – $49,792
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $38,531 – $64,218
Number of guests more than 300 $74,549 – $124,248

5. Providence, RI

Couples that live in Providence, RI spend between $16,158 and $26,930 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $7,110 – $11,849
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $10,826 – $18,043
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $17,289 – $28,815
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $22,298 – $37,163
Number of guests more than 300 $43,142 – $71,903

4. Baltimore, MD

Couples that live in Baltimore, MD spend between $15,488 and $25,814 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $6,815 – $11,358
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $10,377 – $17,295
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $16,572 – $27,621
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $21,374 – $35,623
Number of guests more than 300 $41,354 – $68,923

3. Pittsburgh, PA

Couples that live in Pittsburgh, PA spend between $14,218 and $23,696 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $6,256 – $10,426
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $9,526 – $15,876
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $15,213 – $25,355
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $19,620 – $32,701
Number of guests more than 300 $37,961 – $63,269

2. Philadelphia, PA

Couples that live in Philadelphia, PA spend between $17,450 and $29,084 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $7,678 – $12,797
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $11,692 – $19,486
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $18,672 – $31,120
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $24,081 – $40,136
Number of guests more than 300 $46,592 – $77,654

1. New York, NY

Couples that live in New York, NY spend between $25,201 and $42,001 on average for their wedding.

Number of guests less than 50 $11,088 – $18,481
Number of guests between 50 and 100 $16,885 – $28,141
Number of guests between 100 and 200 $26,965 – $44,941
Number of guests between 200 and 300 $34,777 – $57,962
Number of guests more than 300 $67,286 – $112,143

You Might Also Like

There are no comments

Join the conversation

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  
Please enter an e-mail address

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.