Your question: How many friends should I invite to my wedding?

What percentage of wedding guests actually attend?

Do your own math

“A general overall percentage between 75-85 percent of wedding guests usually attend.” The breakdown: 85 percent of local guests, 55 percent of out-of-town guests, and 35 percent of destination wedding guests will show up, Buckley said.

What is the best number of guests at a wedding?

Actually You Should Probably Invite At Least 150 Guests

While 120 seems to be the magic number, or at the least the average number of wedding guests, a 2014 study by psychology researchers at the University of Denver found that you want to invite at least 150 guests.

What is the average RSVP rate for weddings?

McKellar says, “We usually see, on average, 65-70% of guests RSVP ‘yes‘ for destination weddings.” Depending on the location and how difficult it is to reach, how costly the trek is, and how comfortable guests are with travel, that number could significantly fluctuate.

Is 70 guests a small wedding?

Mason considers 75 to 150 guests to be an “average” size wedding, and anything over 150 to be a “large” wedding. For weddings under 75, she breaks them down into three categories: Intimate wedding: Between 50 and 75 guests. Small wedding: Less than 50 guests.

What percentage of wedding guests do not attend?

A new study finds a majority of Americans agree that destination weddings are a bad idea. Nearly 20 percent said they’ve declined invitations to attend destination weddings. When saying no, the best bet is to do it is in person, if possible, and perhaps send a gift anyway.

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