Here’s How Much It Costs to Have a Wedding in Wisconsin Right Now

Credit: Stout's Island Lodge in Birchwood, Wisconsin

By Christina Lorey

June 6, 2023

More than two-and-a-half million US couples got married last year, and 2023 is expected to be another record-setter.

The average price tag? $30,000 for the ceremony and reception, according to The Knot’s Real Weddings Study

With this year’s wedding season underway, we looked into Wisconsin wedding costs.

Average Wedding Cost: $23,941 (27th in the US)

Average Price Per Guest: $205

Average Guest Size: 117 guests

The Knot also broke down what couples are spending the most money on:

1. Reception Venue ($10,700)
2. Photographer ($2,500)
3. Florist ($2,300)
4. Videographer ($1,900)
5. Reception DJ ($1,400)

Finally, analysts predicted the top wedding trends of 2023:

Most Popular Wedding Month: October

Most Popular Wedding Date: Saturday, September 23

Most Popular Color Scheme: Metallics (Gold/Silver/Bronze)

Most Popular Trend: “Unplugged Ceremonies” (No phones/cameras)

How Much Would Your Wedding Cost Right Now? Click Here to Find Out.


  • Christina Lorey

    Christina is an Edward R. Murrow-winning journalist and former producer, reporter, and anchor for TV stations in Madison and Moline. When she’s not writing or asking questions, you can find her volunteering with Girls on the Run, the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, and various mental health organizations.

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