How to Choose a Venue for your Wedding

By on March 31, 2015

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One of the most important factors to consider when you are planning your wedding is the venue that you will be holding it in. You will find that there are many to choose from in your location and it is one of the first decisions that you should make. It is possible that you select the venue before you select the date of your wedding depending on how popular the venue is.

Below you will find some tips on how to choose your venue as well as the things that you should consider while you are going through the decision making process.

Discuss and Negotiate

The first thing that you should do is to talk it over with your spouse to be. It is a good idea to choose a location that you both will love and can agree on. This is also a great time to begin discussing the number of people who will be invited from both sides of the family as well.

Consider your Budget

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Many popular wedding venues cost quite a bit of money in order to book. This is definitely something that can prevent you from selecting certain venues that fall out of your budget. Before making the final choice as to which venue would work best for your wedding, it is a good idea to know how much money that you have to spend.

The Guests

The size of the venue can also be important. For example, if you choose a small venue that only holds 50 people, but you plan to invite 200, you may have a slight problem. On the flip side, a venue that is meant for thousands of people may be overkill if you will only have a hundred guests or so. Consider the people that you expect to attend and choose a venue that suits that number of guests.

The Date

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As mention above, you may find that it is difficult to book certain venues on the actual date of your wedding. For this reason, it is best to see what your options are for the date of your wedding first. Or, better yet, select the venue first and then decide on the date. If you are a bit flexible on the date that you choose, you may find that you have more options to choose from.

Conclusion

When you are selecting your venue, there are many things that you should consider. It is also a good idea to consider where you plan to have the reception at this time as well. Since many people have the reception at a location separate from the wedding venue, this is something that you may want to think about when planning your wedding.

Best for Bride

Best for Bride is a bridal boutique that can help plan your wedding from start to finish. They offer a wide range of wedding gowns as well as many other things that are necessary for your big day. With their help, you will be able to have the best wedding possible, regardless of the venue that you ultimately choose.

 

About Olga Pomeransky

Olga is manager at Best for Bride since 2005. Currently Best for Bride operates 4 bridal stores in Canada (Toronto, Etobicoke, Hamilton and Barrie). Best for Bride sells wedding, bridesmaids, mob dresses and more. http://www.BestForBride.com

2 Comments

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    Cindy

    April 4, 2015 at 2:02 AM

    Aww thank you so much an awesome way to learn organizing my wedding! I’m so glad I found it so helpful. You made my day!!

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    Wendy

    April 13, 2015 at 9:18 PM

    I think keeping the guests in mind for your venue is a good idea. You want everyone to be able to get there AND have a good time!

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