Are you getting married this year? The personal-finance website WalletHub compared more than 180 of the biggest U.S. cities based on cost-effectiveness, convenience, and enjoyment. The data set ranges from average wedding cost to venues and event spaces per capita to weather.

With couples spending an average of over $38,000 on their wedding and the industry bringing in $78 billion in revenue in 2019, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2020’s Best Places to Get Married.


Best vs. Worst

  • El Paso, Texas, has the lowest average wedding cost, $12,633, which is 3.3 times lower than in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the city with the highest at $41,457.
  • Orlando, Florida, has the most event planners per capita, 98, which is 16.3 times more than in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the city with the fewest at 6.
  • Yonkers, New York, has the most photographers per capita, 239which is 47.8 times more than in Laredo, Texas, the city with the fewest at 5.
  • San Francisco has the most musicians per capita, 19, which is 73.1 times more than in Wichita, Kansas, the city with the fewest at 0.26.

To see the full report and your city’s rank, please visit their website.

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