San Francisco Weddings Are Expensive, Milwaukee Ones Are Cheap

Weddings in San Francisco run an average of $45,284, while ceremonies in Milwaukee cost only $14,687, according to a terrifying infographic on BridePop.

For those who think the takeaway here is to get married in Milwaukee rather than San Francisco, read that first sentence again.

Elope, people, unless you are so wealthy you think nothing of tossing tens of thousands of dollars down the drain for one stress-inducing, surely disappointing party filled mostly with people you don’t know or can’t stand.

Who’s with me, and who chooses the fool’s errand of justifying starting the new life with the one you love by either squandering your life savings or sinking into debt?

Weddings by the Numbers (Infograph) [BridePop]
(Thanks, Chris!)