If you remember, we mentioned in our last article that today we will talk about the wedding location or the wedding venue. This is an important factor that concerns every couple getting married and therefore we should do our best and offer all the info one might need. Therefore, if you got stuck in the process of your wedding planning by the location matter, then we will offer great suggestions, in order to find a solution.
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Thus, it is simple to understand, that the second step when planning this important event is to find the appropriate wedding location. Although this might have caused you some problems, you will see that it will be easy to settle, if you will follow our tips and tricks.
However, let’s start from the beginning and let’s enumerate the things that are connected with this factor: the budget is essential, the time is mandatory, whereas your preferences are very important. Also, the season of the year plays an important part in this process, so it seems that you will have a lot of things to take into consideration.
We shall begin with the number one thing we have mentioned: the budget. You may have estimated a budget yet, or you may have waited to see which are: the prices lately, in order not to have a bad surprise. However, you surely have a price in your mind. Well, there is: a bad and a: good news. You may cut the cost of this wedding item, but only if you have a big and fancy house where important parties could be held. To be more precise, if you or your parents have a nice and big house, then it is not necessary for you to pay a restaurant. This is something fashionable and popular so you shouldn’t be ashamed to have a backyard or a garden wedding. On the contrary, you should feel blessed that you have found this solution.
If you want you may have the wedding day ceremony in your beautiful flower garden (though it is not necessary to use flowers, other wedding decorations would be just fine) and the wedding reception indoors, in your big, fancy and stylish house. In this way you will save the money you would have used for booking a restaurant and for renting a nice and chic wedding car.
But, if this is not something feasible for you, then we have made some research work and we found out that: prices at nice and beautiful restaurants start from $2000 up to $8500, whereas other restaurants could charge from $75 to $200 per guest, depending on your preferences. At the same time, you could find some restaurants that rent their space for $750 an hour without a catering staff, while most of the nicest restaurants will name their price after you have visited and you have found out all their offers. The best thing for your budget would be to look for an option that would include many things in the same price. But, if you can afford to spend more money, than you should make sure that your dream wedding would come true.
We have mentioned that time is mandatory. This means that you will have to make some time, in order to be able to visit a lot of wedding locations and therefore to choose the best of them all. This is something that can not be picked by a wedding planner, a friend or a relative; therefore you should totally be involved in this part, so that you will know for sure that you have found the best spot.
When picking the right wedding venue, you will have to be totally convinced that the aspect and the design of this place will work for you. Although you will bring the wedding decorations, which will embellish the venue, it is important to have something to work with, and not to pick something uglier, just because it has a better price. In other words, we want you to understand the importance of putting a great value on your preferences. The thing is that people usually go for the small price, thus ending up with a place that they don’t like at all. You should think about this thing because you will totally require something intimate, which you could connect to.
Also, you should make up a plan and you should see which are: the things you require before booking the place. You will definitely need food, beverages, a nice atmosphere and a beautiful décor. Some restaurants include the catering staff, whereas other just rent you the place. We have mentioned earlier that the price is highly connected to your preferences, i.e. you will pay much more if you desire something exotic and unusual, whereas the price will be lower if you will go for the regular thing. Our advice would be to keep it simple and opt for the lower price, because your guests will have a great time with or without fancy food.
As for the right season, you all know that winter weddings are cheaper than summer nuptials. Winter weddings are also called off season weddings, so you will definitely get a better price if you will get married in this time of the year. In the summer the bride and the groom could even go for outdoor weddings, but the thing about such nuptials is that they are very tricky so a backup plan is always necessary. Also, you could rent a wedding venue for a nice price if you will get married in spring or autumn, all we know for sure is that the view will be breath taking, in every season you would tie the knot.
In the end, the wedding location may imply a lot of things to worry about. But, if you are ready to make compromises, if you have an exact plan and if you know how to value your preferences, then you will find a great place to get married in.