It's no secret that weddings are expensive. It is probably the most expensive party you will ever throw and the most money you will spend in one day. But with some education. time and careful planning, you can avoid wedding sticker shock.
In 2015, the average cost of a wedding was $32,641. That averages out to about $217 per guest. Keep that in mind when you want to add just one more person to the guest list.
Here are average estimates on what you can expect spend for your weddings. Not all weddings cost the same. These costs are estimates that may vary based on your city, economic climate, time of wedding and other factors.