Couple cutting their wedding cake.

If you’re planning a wedding this year, you’re in good company.

A record number of weddings — about 2.5 million — are expected in 2022, the most since 1984, according to wedding market research firm The Wedding Report. That’s up from 1.9 million in 2021 and 1.3 million in 2020.

Much of the increase is due to the fact that couples who postponed their nuptials due to Covid-19 are finally finding a window of opportunity to schedule their big day.

“It’s not really growth; it’s actually just pent up demand,” said Shane McMurray, CEO of The Wedding Report.

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