7 Things to Look For in a Wedding Venue

The location of your wedding is one of, if not THE most important detail of your wedding! How do you choose where to have the most memorable day of your life? The options are endless and we would suggest that you ask yourself the following questions to help clarify your exact wants and needs in your ideal wedding location!

1. Location

bride and groom's first kiss as husband and wife

Questions to ask:

  • Is the venue in your desired location?

  • Will the venue be convienient for traveling guests?

  • Is there sufficient acommodations for guests nearby?

2. Style of Venue

Questions to ask:

  • Does the venue match the style and feel you are hoping for?

  • Will the style of the venue allow you to bring your wedding venue to life?

3. Size of Venue

Questions to ask:

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  • Does the venue provide enough room for your guests?

  • Does the venue provide ample parking for guests?

4. Ceremony & Reception

Questions to ask:

  • Are you planning to host your wedding all in one place?

  • Does the venue allow you to host both the ceremony and reception in the same place?

  • If your ceremony and reception will be held in different locations, are the venues within close proximity?

5. Budget

Questions to ask:

church wedding venue
  • Does the venue fit within your wedding budget?

  • Does the venue provide flexible booking options?

  • Does the venue offer payment options?

6. Vendor Policy

Questions to ask:

  • Does the venue allow you to use a caterer of your choice?

  • Are there restrictions on what vendors you can use at the venue?

  • Does the venue offer any additional wedding services?

7. What's Included

Questions to ask:

  • What does the rental fee include?

  • Doest the venue include tables, chairs, linens, and A/V equipment to the rental price?

  • Are there any extra hidden costs?

  • Are taxes and fees included in the rental fee?

We hope this helps to narrow down the many location choices out there!



(Content Collaboration: Noah Weddings)

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