Wedding Entertainment Statistics

Still not convinced that hiring a professional is the right choice? Consider these statistics.

Surveys taken by several wedding publications and websites show that:

  • The entertainment chosen for a wedding or party is responsible for 80% of the events success
  • 72% of todays brides are using professional mobile entertainers for their entertainment choice
  • 63% of the guests attending these functions do not remember what was served for dinner, but do remember the entertainment
  • 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment
  • 4% to 6% is the amount most brides reserve for the entertainment budget
  • After their reception, 72% of all brides say they would have spent more time choosing their reception entertainment. Almost 100% say they would have spent more of their budget on the entertainment
  • During wedding planning, brides say their highest priority is their attire, followed by the reception site and caterer – reception entertainment is among the least of their priorities
  • Within one week of their reception, 78% of brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority
  • 65% of all couples that chose a band to entertain at their wedding said that if they had it to do over again, they would have chosen a disc jockey