How much? How many?
These are common (and rightly so) questions that brides need answered while planning their wedding.
The following is a fun breakdown of the quantities of many wedding elements – starting with Number 1 (and a half!).
1.5 – Feet in a chapel length train
1.5 – Pounds of ice per person needed at the bar
2 – Number of minutes for the ideal toast
3 – Square feet per person for the dance floor
4-5 – Average number of bridesmaids and groomsmen
10 – Maximum number of guests who can be seated comfortably at a 60 inch round table
15 – Number of months for the average length of an engagement
15-20 – Percent of invited guests who will not be able to attend
17 – Percentage of weddings taking place in June (the most popular wedding month)
25 – Number of guests per wait staff at the reception for a plated dinner
29 – Average age of a bride
30-40 – Number of guests per wait staff at the reception for a dinner buffet
31 – Average age of a groom
33 – Percentage of weddings using the color blue in their color scheme
50 – Number of guests per usher at the ceremony
50 – Number of guests per bathroom at the reception
50 – Number of guests per bartender at the reception
68 – Percentage of couples who send out save-the-dates for their wedding
69 – Percentage of weddings that take place on a Saturday
139 – Average number of guests
$28,427 – Average cost of a wedding
86,203 – Number of marriage licenses issued in Las Vegas in 2012
2.08 Million – Number of weddings in the US
Hearts, Joy, Love!
If you’re looking for fun ideas, or need help with your wedding plans contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 937-235-2586.