A venue is the heart and soul of the marriage and selecting a venue is as special and big task as your invitees and wedding cards. As soon as your engagement is announced you should start looking for the venue. A venue can decide how organized your event could be. Budget, decoration, vendors every factor directly or indirectly depends on the venue.
For a perfect wedding venue, plan a spreadsheet according to your requirements. This sheet includes wedding date, total number of guests, location, budget you have decided to invest, facility etc. Start researching online for the wedding planners and add up all the details along with the spreadsheets then organize research according to your need. Visit the places you are interested in and clear the related query. Search for the wedding planner and photographer’s blog, which place you are interested in.
Sit together and decide that how much you have planned to spend in your wedding ceremony. After deciding the budget, make it clear; half of the amount will be invested in the wedding venue.
Prepare a guest list and plan that how much guests are taking part in your wedding. It’s easy to add more invitees but deducting a few take extra efforts. So plan it carefully according to your spending and space.
Choose a wedding date, i.e. helpful in deciding the catering services, vendors, and decoration of the event according to season. A wedding date can be significant for a variety of reasons, some couples want to wed on the day they met, some choose to wed on their parent’s anniversary, or on some auspicious occasion of their culture or religion.
Availability, space, budget
Check out the availability of the venue, on the date of event and make sure your capacity of the guest fit to the location you have booked.
Ask the wedding planner, they can provide facility to organize wedding ceremony, reception, cocktail hours all events back to back in one venue. Confirm about individual space for specific events or talk about the flips. After wedding ceremony arrange cocktail hour in another space and use flip to redecorate the space according to reception, while guests are enjoying cocktails.
Check out all arrangements from catering services to décor and dining etc. all are fit to your budget or not. These factors would simplify your planning concerns.
You need to confirm that distance of your venue is convenient for your guest to move from hotel. If you are providing transport services to your guests, it would affect your budget. Make sure, does your venue allow your invitees to get there by walking or public transport. These factors are essential to consider.
Does this venue match with your vibes or you need to alter the arrangements according to event? The décor ideas, garden, lake front, barbeque, pizzas or something additional is required or not, check it out.
Venue needs extra lightings or catering services etc. or its just picture perfect. You need to confirm it with the wedding planner.
Simply a venue can add extra stars to present your wedding ceremony just picture perfect.