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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Wedding Venue

When planning your special day, you want to make it as amazing and memorable as possible. One big decision you will need to make is where your wedding will be held. There are many wedding venue options to choose from and it all depends on preference and your own personal style. If you're wondering how to go about choosing a great venue, keep reading to learn some considerations that you will want to make. You can choose a great venue that will meet all of your needs while providing a great backdrop. 

Do You Have a Set Budget?

If you don't yet have a set budget in mind, now is the time to set one and stick to it. There are many venue options and each has a price tag. If you're looking for a more luxurious venue, be prepared to shell out more money. If you're open to more DIY projects and a unique setting, there are more affordable options. Going into this search with a budget will make the whole process easier and less stressful. 

Do You Want Staff Included?

Some venues come with staff. This may include a day of coordinator or a set catering or waitressing team, for example. It's a good idea to first decide if you want to use provided staff or if you want the ability to bring your own staff onsite. Some venues do not want outside staff at all.

Who Will Do the Decorating?

Some venues do all of the decorating for you and provide a lot of these things. If you're looking to have a lot more control over the look and feel, you may want to choose a venue that lets you do the decorating on your own.

What Is the Size of Your Wedding Party?

Another important consideration is the size and a number of wedding guests that you will have. You want to choose a venue that doesn't feel too crowded. Having plenty of room will allow your guests to feel more comfortable.

Which City Is Ideal for Your Wedding Day?

You should also not neglect the location. Do you want your wedding in a certain area? Do you plan to get married and have the reception in different areas? Considering location as well as transportation logistics is essential when deciding. 

There are so many wonderful wedding venues to choose from. Taking a bit of extra care during the planning process can allow you to choose the perfect venue that meets all of your needs. If you're ready to start exploring wedding venues, contact a wedding planner today.