Preview Of Impending Doom: Kansas City Wedding Season Returns After COVID

For many dudes, the plague that ravaged the globe was probably easier to confront than the nightmare of wedding planning that lies ahead.

Here's a peek at the comeback of an industry that has survived because, very much like marriage, it's established on emotional manipulation, sexual guilt, social pressure and outdated traditions. 

Check the damage . . .

The Wedding Report estimates 2.47 million weddings will take place in 2022, up from 1.93 million in 2021. And weddings will cost couples an average of $22,300.

“We took two years off events that should have happened. They had nowhere to go. So a lot of them have ended up landing into 2022,” explained Sarah Quinlivan, owner of Quintessential Events.

Quinlivan has been warning her clients of the challenges facing the wedding industry and believes couples wanting to tie the knot will have to pay 10% more this year because of the demand.

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Kansas City wedding boom on the way, vendors continue to face challenges

LENEXA, Kan. - A record number of Kansas City couples are wanting to say "I Do" this year, but bridal shops and wedding planners say couples will be paying a lot more to tie the knot in 2022. "People always fall in love," said The One Bridal owner, Ashley Jones."They're always going to get married.