Stamford Wedding Entertainment Costs

Chelsea Pellegrino


Whether you want your wedding guests breaking it down on the dance floor or relaxing with cocktails, you'll need to have the right kind of entertainment. However, if you have never planned a wedding, you may not know what kind of entertainment is right for you (or your budget!).

Regional Cost Series: Stamford, Connecticut

That's why we've created the Regional Wedding Cost Series. We want to provide you with the most popular types of entertainment in your area, and the average costs associated with each.  Please remember that these are only averages, and there may be a wide range between the highest and lowest priced weddings for this particular location.


Average Cost of a U.S. Wedding in 2012: $25,656

Average Cost of a Stamford Wedding: $34,187

Average Number of Guests: 155

Source: The Wedding Report for 2012.

Top Entertainment in the Stamford Area

GigMasters has booked over 65,000 weddings across the country, and the Stamford area is no exception! Using our data, we've compiled a list of the top 5 entertainment categories booked for Stamford weddings, with the average cost for each category:

  • Soloist (Acoustic Guitarist): $334
  • DJ$818
  • Ensemble (String Quartet, Orchestra): $1367
  • Variety Act (Caricaturist, Belly Dancer): $300

Below is a list of the top entertainers in each of Stamford's most popular entertainment categories. Every member listed has a 5 Star Rating and great client reviews!


altJoseph Kiernan - Jazz Acoustic Guitar

12 Verified Bookings

Joe prides himself on his professionalism and ability to read a crowd. Book him to complement your wedding!


altMoment's Notice

24 Verified Bookings

The unique steel drum jazz sound can bring a cool element to your wedding. Clients reviews rave about the talent of Moment's Notice!


alt ProSoundProviders

143 Verified Bookings

Tons of awesome client reviews proclaim, these "Best of 2012" award winners will keep your guests on their feet!


altOBrien Strings

21 Verified Bookings

Whether strolling through cocktail hour or serenading at the reception, the beautiful sounds of OBrien Strings will be a great addition to your wedding!


altJT Art & Design

19 Verified Bookings

Caricatures are a great way to entertain all guests! JT's drawings are sure to impress.

About GigMasters

We connect couples with the perfect entertainment and vendors for their wedding day – everything from DJs and bands to photo booths and limousines. Want help building your wedding budget? Let us know, and we’ll happily provide some more information based on actual weddings in the Stamford area!