How to Select the Perfect Wedding Venue

How to Select the Perfect Wedding Venue


Every couple wants the perfect venue for their wedding reception.  But what makes it perfect is different for each couple.  So what are some things that should go into the decision?

Start by talking before making any visits.  It’s important that you talk with you fiance about the vibe you want for your wedding reception.  Get a clear vision of what you are going for? What is your dream as a couple for this? If he likes the idea of a laid back barn wedding and you crave a posh party downtown, you’ll need to get on the same page before visiting venues.

Church or civil ceremony? If you are considering a civil ceremony, you may be able to save money by selecting a wedding reception venue that has a location for your ceremony.  If you will have a church wedding, you might want to consider a venue that is nearby for the convenience of your guests and to best use your time.

Decide on a budget.  Wedding catering and alcohol will be a large portion of your wedding budget.  You should have a good idea about your budget and guest list before visiting reception venues.  The sales director/ manager from the venue can present options for you to consider when they understand your budget.

What’s best for your guests?  If a large number of your guests will be traveling for your wedding, you might want to consider venues with lodging or near to hotels. It could be a great gift to your guests.

Your wedding date.  Prime dates book quickly – sometimes years in advance.  When considering a venue you’ll have more options if you are flexible about your wedding date. A little flexibility and planning can go a long way.

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1. Pick Your Wedding Photographer(s)

Whether you want ultra-creative or classic photos, our professional wedding photographers can deliver whatever kind of aesthetic you’re looking for. Each photographer offers their own unique professional approach to wedding photography, and you can pick the right one for you. The photography is just the start of the ultimate wedding package.

2. Pick Your Wedding Videographer(s)

One of the biggest regrets we hear from the over 25,000 couples we have served is that they didn’t get a professional wedding video made. Don’t let that be your regret! Like our photographers, our videographers can create cinematic wedding videos that spotlight your love. Whatever you’re looking for, our videographers will deliver a wedding video that you’ll be able to enjoy for years and share with future generations.

3. Pick Your Wedding DJ & MC

In order to capture photos and videos of the touching, hilarious and memorable moments at your wedding reception, you’re going to need the right music at the right time. The final piece of the ultimate wedding package, our DJs will bring your wedding celebration to the next level. Pick the music, don’t pick the music, create a “do not play list”, or give us no list at all, we’ll get to know you and your guests and construct a playlist that fits just right. But our DJs do more than just play songs, they bring energy to your wedding with engaging announcements, introductions and more.

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