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5 Tips For Selecting A Wedding Venue

Planning a wedding can be very fun and exciting, but it can also be quite stressful. When you're spending a lot of money on your big day, it is natural to want every detail to be perfect. Use the following tips to help you choose the perfect venue for your wedding and reception:

Set a Wedding Date

Before you can book a wedding venue, you and your fiance need to settle on a wedding date. You may want to select a date that is significant in your relationship, or consult family and friends who are important to you to find a date that will allow all of your loved ones to be present to see you get married.

Make a Guest List

Before you can find the perfect venue, it is essential to know how many guests you will be inviting to your wedding. It is a good idea to sit down with your fiance and make a comprehensive list of all of your friends and relatives that you plan to invite to invite to join you in your wedding festivities. While not every person that you invite will be able to attend, it is a good idea to book a wedding venue that has the space to accommodate your entire guest list. 

Establish a Budget

Establishing a budget and knowing exactly how much you can afford to spend on your wedding is very important and should be done before looking at an wedding venues. The last thing you want is to fall in love with a certain venue only to learn that the fee to use the space is more than your budget will allow. 

Tour Several Facilities

Before deciding on the place where your wedding and reception will be held, tour several different venues. Make sure you understand the rental fees, and what is included in the total cost. It is also important to ask about vendors, such as caterers and photographers. Some wedding venues allow couples to select their own vendors, while others require using approved vendors affiliated with the venue. 

Meet With the Wedding Coordinator for the Venue

Before signing a contract to use a venue, such as Chez Shari, for your wedding, make sure you have a meeting with their event or wedding coordinator. When planning your wedding, your want to work with someone who can help execute your vision and ensure that your wedding day is free from problems.