08 Nov 2017
Wedding Guests Reveal the Things They Hate the Most About Weddings
We’ve previously written about wedding guests sharing the
worst weddings they’ve ever been to, including an infidelity incident (on the
day!) and a wedding food faux pas that didn’t go down well.
Taking the matter even further, Candykings Parties have recently conducted a survey to
discover what wedding guests hate most about attending a wedding – and the
results are in!
What's the biggest annoyance about the wedding ceremony?
When asked what their biggest annoyance was when it comes to the wedding ceremony, 45% of guests admitted crying babies are their biggest irritant - by far the largest percentage.
In second place came the inability to hear the bride and
groom, with 19% of the vote, and people’s phones going off wasn’t far behind
Swooping fourth and fifth place were cold churches, with 9%
of the vote, and a very late bride which came in at 8%.
What’s your biggest
annoyance about being a guest at a wedding?
‘Having to wait a long time between the ceremony and the
wedding breakfast without being fed’ came in at number one with 26% of the
The second biggest pain about being a wedding guest, with 18%, was the overall cost of attendance,
and in third was remote locations at 14%.
READ MORE: How to Save Money as a Wedding Guest
Being seated next to strangers (12%), unclear dress codes
(9%), bad food (8%) and children (2%) also made the cut in things that most
annoyed guests about attending a wedding.
What 'new' wedding trend do you dislike the most?
At a staggering 30%, the winner here was couples creating their own wedding hashtag.
Second place was just 1% behind with 29% of the vote going to giant light-up letters, while 19% voted for alternative wedding cakes that aren't actually cake!
Flower crows came in at 11% in fourth place, and the fifth most annoying 'new trend' for wedding guests was food trucks which won 6% of the vote.
So wedding guests, do you agree with the results of this
survey? If not, what’s the one thing you
hate most about attending a wedding?
Let us know in the comments below!
Survey carried out by Candyking