35 Wedding Trivia Questions and Answers

Our wedding trivia is the perfect challenge to take on if your big day is coming up and you’re looking for some interesting facts to share with guests – or some things to look out for and be aware of! 

In our super-fun wedding trivia, we will reveal some truly astounding facts and figures about weddings, as well as taking a brief look into the history of the ceremony and the original roles of those in the bridal party. 

There’s a TV weddings section, which is a great place to look if you want to binge some wedding movies before your big day. 

There’s also a scary stats section that we won’t be offended if you bypass!

Ready to learn all there is to know about weddings?

Here we go!

General Wedding Trivia Questions and Answers

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To those gathered here today, we want to welcome you to the beginning of our wedding trivia – and hope that you’ll stay for the duration of the service. 

There is a mixture of wedding-related questions in our opening round to kick things off. 

If you’re planning to host a bridal shower, then this is the perfect place to find some interesting wedding trivia to turn into conversation, competitions, or challenges.

Let’s begin!

1: What is the most popular day for weddings in the US?
Saturday.
2: What is the color of a traditional Chinese wedding dress?
Red.
3: How much does the average American wedding venue cost today?
$10,000.
4: What is the most common wedding flower in the US?
Rose.
5: What do almost 100% of brides wish they'd have spent more money on for their wedding?
The entertainment.
6: How long does the average engagement last in the US?
15 months.
7: What takes the least amount of money for the big day?
Groom's attire.
8: How much does the average couple spend on a honeymoon?
$4000.
9: What percentage of American couples live together before marriage today?
85%
10: Who is walked down the aisle by their parents during a Jewish wedding ceremony?
The bride and groom.
11: In what type of wedding will there be an 'arch of steel' with their swords or sabers?
Military.

Wedding Traditions Around the World Trivia Questions and Answers

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Although weddings occur all over the world, they’re not conducted equally – in fact, in some places, you may not quite believe some of the traditions that go on to this day! 

If you want to test those at your Bridal shower or fancy learning a little about the culture of weddings around the globe, then pay attention to this part of our wedding trivia. 

You may be aware of some of the customs here, but do you know where in the world couples are forbidden to smile on their wedding day?

Find out about the weird and wonderful wedding traditions that go on today right here. 

1: In what country do brides wear crowns to deflect evil?
Norway.
2: In the Congo, what are couples not allowed to do for the entirety of their wedding day?
Smile.
3: What is the Scottish village of Gretna Green famous for?
Eloping couples.
4: What is a Greek groom fed by his future Mother-in-law on the morning of the wedding?
Honey and almonds.
5: In the Czech Republic, what is placed on the bed of the newly wedded couple?
A baby.
6: What is planted in the home of a Turkish groom before the wedding?
The Turkish flag.

TV Weddings Trivia Questions and Answers

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Who doesn’t love a wedding episode of their favorite show? 

Or a wedding-themed movie?

In this round, we will look at some of the best wedding scenes that have graced our screens, and of course, a few of the disasters!

From heartwarming to toe-curling, let’s take a look at some of the best on-screen weddings to date. 

Be inspired!

1: What 1998 wedding-themed movie featured lead stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore?
The Wedding Singer.
2: Who was the first of the Sex and the City girls to marry their on-screen love on the show?
Charlotte (to Trey Macdougal).
3: Name the 1997 movie starring Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, and Rupert Everett that was a global box-office hit and is considered one of the best rom-coms of all time.
My Best Friend's Wedding.
4: Whose wedding was televised worldwide on 29 April 2011 from Westminster Abbey in London, United Kingdom?
Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
5: What is the name of the 1999 American screwball romantic comedy film that starred Julia Roberts and Richard Gere?
Runaway Bride.
6: Whose name did Ross wrongly say during his wedding to Emily in F.R.I.E.N.D.S?
Rachel.
7: What is the name of the movie based on 2 divorce mediators who crash weddings to find new love interests?
Wedding Crashers.

Fun Facts About Weddings Trivia Questions and Answers

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Ready for some incredible facts, surprising trends, and some strange traditions about weddings?

In this part of our wedding trivia, you’ll get the inside scoop on all you could want to know about weddings – and maybe a few things you could have lived without not knowing. 

But, it all contributes to a fun trivia – and some interesting conversation starters if making small talk at a wedding is on your future agenda. 

We’re always happy to help! 

1: According to Hindu tradition, what is considered good luck on your wedding day?
Rain.
2: Who started the tradition of a white wedding dress?
Queen Victoria in 1840.
3: The largest recorded wedding was a Jewish ceremony in 1993. How many people attended?
30,000.
4: How many tons of gold are made into wedding rings in the US every year?
17.
5: How many weddings are conducted in Las Vegas each year?
Around 120,000.

Scary Stats About Weddings Trivia Questions and Answers

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Our final wedding trivia section is our favorite! 

If you’re bored of trawling the net to find wonderfully romantic wedding trivia and facts, then allow us to introduce our scary stats section! 

Haunted hotels, eye-watering expenses, and depressing statistics, our final round is a little different to many others. 

But, where would the fun be if everything was the same?!

Let’s have a look at the darker side of weddings…

1: Let's get this out of the way early - What percentage of US weddings end in divorce or separation?
50%
2: What is the name of a popular wedding venue hotel that is widely regarded as one of the most 'spirited' hotels in America and is best known as the inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining.
The Stanley Hotel.
3: What kind of weddings have been practiced in China for 3,000 years?
Ghost weddings (look this one up!)
4: What color were Celtic brides forbidden to wear for fear of evil fairies wanting to kill them if they did?
Green.
5: According to Swedish folklore, why did brides want to smell bad on their wedding day?
To prevent them from being kidnapped by trolls.
6: The most expensive recorded wedding was in 1981 between Sheik Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum's son to Princess Salama. How much did this cost?
$44 million.

More Wedding Trivia – Video

We are honored you chose to spend some of your time with us today, and well done for making it to the end of our wedding trivia! If you want to take on another challenge, here’s some you may like:

Thank you for playing our wedding trivia. If any of our questions piqued your interest, you could learn further by searching the keywords. In particular, some of the traditions and customs are worth delving into a little more! 

But, be warned, some ghost wedding stories are fairly unpleasant! 

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