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Perhaps the Covid pandemic could transform many things in people’s lives; however, the most essential did not change, such as having the desire to find true love in order to celebrate the wedding that has been dreamed of so much.
After a long pause, weddings are back… and with much more force, although yes, couples have to make a great effort to cover the expenses that this ceremony entails.
The Zola wedding planning website conducted a study to find out cHow much does it cost to get married in this 2023, finding what, On average, in the United States, a wedding can cost between $29,000, $1,000 more than in 2022. And in some cities it can exceed $35,000.
The current average cost of a wedding in the US could be found after surveying 4,000 couples who will walk down the aisle before December 31 of this year, who were asked how much they have invested for this magical event.
According to this website specialized in marriage ties, the increase in the costs of a wedding in the US is due to 2 issues: inflation and the demand that exceeds the supply of goods and services related to this type of event.
The cities in the United States where it is more expensive to celebrate a wedding in 2023
1) New York – $43,536
2) San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose – $37,284
3) Boston – $35,902
4) Philadelphia – $34,111
5) Miami – $33,622
6) Washington – $33,199
7) Chicago – $32,281
8) Los Angeles – $30,712
Reduction in wedding costs
According to the study, in 2023, the average wedding guest list is between 130 and 150 people; however, many couples are prioritizing having a much more intimate ceremony, due to a lack of financial resources.
In the same way, there are brides who are giving up the traditional, which implies not wearing a conventional dress, opting for more informal or vintage clothing, also with the idea of reducing costs.
And for this 2023, the interest in having an underwater wedding has grown enormously.
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