2018’s Best Places to Get Married
From WalletHub, Jan 31, 2018
Anyone who’s ever organized a wedding knows all too well how difficult and time-consuming the process can be. It’s the reason many couples hire professional event planners to do the heavy lifting. And the cost only adds more stress, with the average couple shelling out over $35,000 for their big day.
Between sending invitations, securing reservations, planning a menu and obsessing over final touches on the cake, it’s no wonder weddings are arranged months, even years, in advance. Tying the knot is a huge commitment, and the $76 billion wedding industry is growing by the year.
In order to assist with the planning process, WalletHub analysts compared more than 180 U.S. cities to find the cheapest and most convenient wedding destinations that also promise a memorable day. WalletHub examined each city across 23 key indicators of wedding-friendliness, ranging from average wedding cost to venues and event spaces per capita to hotel availability….
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- Overall Rank—32nd
- Total Score--50.64
- ‘Costs’ Rank--164th
- ‘Facilities & Services’ Rank--15th
- ‘Activities & Attractions’ Rank--14th
Pearl City, HI
- Overall Rank-- 176th
- Total Score--18.48
- ‘Costs’ Rank--179th
- ‘Facilities & Services’ Rank--117th
- ‘Activities & Attractions’ Rank—173rd
- Fewest Attractions – 180th (Tied for last)