Southern New England Weddings by the Numbers

Photo by Sabrina Scolari Photography

In this glimpse of area weddings, the details are in the digits. The most important number, of course, you won’t find in this list: the sum of the years that follow in wedded bliss!


Cape Cod ranked as the #6 most expensive place to get married in the United States. (Rhode Island came in at #7!)

$32,641

Average amount couples spend on their wedding (honeymoon not included!)

30

Average age first-time brides and grooms marry.

21%

of couples choose to host a destination wedding.

5

Average number of bridesmaids chosen for bridal party.

14.5 Months

Average length of engagement.

$1,469

Average amount spent on wedding gown.

17%

of couples get married in October, making it the most popular month of the year to wed.

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