The timeline

The average Canadian couples took 14 months to put together their celebrations. 

The cost

The typical cost of a Canadian wedding was about $29,450 [The average American spends $40,000 USD]

The guest list

Canadians average guest count is 154. Most countries polled stayed between the 100 to 200 guest range [smallest Colombia with 91 guests and largest India 524 guests.]

Moving in

76% of Canadian couples polled shared the same house before tying the knot.

The wedding date

September is the most popular month for Canadian weddings.

The first dance

85% of Canadian couples polled got in on the tradition of sharing a first dance. 

The boozy beverages

87% of Canadian couples polled served alcohol at their weddings. 

The social media support

45% of Canadian couples create a wedding hashtag.

And once it’s over…

78% of couples took a little one-on-one time after the wedding and had a honeymoon, minimoon, or a staycation.

The engagement date

December is the most popular month to get engaged.

Asking for permission

Asking for parents’ permission is still a pretty popular Canadian wedding tradition. 59% of couples polled had their parents’ input before popping the question.

Information found from WeddingWire





Edmonton, Alberta, Canada