Survey: Average Wedding Bill Hits $30,000

By CNN

Published 03/28 2014 09:17AM

Updated 03/28 2014 09:19AM

Couples are spending more on weddings than ever before.

A survey by TheKnot.com found they spent an average of $30,000 last year.

Venue and catering expenses ate up $13,000 of the budget.

Other big ticket items included engagement rings, reception bands, flowers and wedding photos.

Much of the cost depends on location.

If you plan to get hitched in a big city, you can expect to pay a premium for your wedding.

The New York City average is nearly 87,000!

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