Monday, October 24, 2011

2011 Ceremony and Reception Trends

  • More couples are choosing the same location to have their ceremony and reception, up almost 10% over 2010
  • Couples are choosing more unique locations for their wedding ceremonies ~ a courthouse, private residence, or wedding chapel
  • More couples are holding their wedding reception at a private residence or restaurant
  • Food stations are more in demand than ever before
  • While other dessert options are popping up, wedding cake is still most popular at 83% demand
  • Photo booths are the "in" rental
  • The couple is contributing more to ceremony and reception costs
  • Couples are looking for their venue closer to their wedding date
  • Couples are also inviting less guests ~ 144 compared to 152 in the 2010 study
  • Couples are getting married closer to home
Happy Planning,

Victoria Wagner
A Splash of Elegance Event Planning, Inc.

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