What should I look for when looking at wedding venues?
25 Questions to Ask Your Venue
- Is the hire fee different for mid-week or winter dates?
- Does the venue allow us to hold both ceremony and reception on-site?
- What is the deposit and when is this due?
- What is the cancellation policy?
- Do we have exclusive use of the venue or are there other weddings?
Does your dress have to match your venue?
While you should match your dress to your venue, we recommend matching your decor to your dress. Matching your centerpieces to your dress is a fun way to show cohesiveness and attention to detail.
When should you start looking at wedding venues?
Generally, you should plan to book your wedding reception site at least a year to nine months before your date. That means you should probably start researching and touring a month or two before that.
What do most wedding venues include?
69 percent of venues do include tables and chairs, but with others, you’ll have to hire an outside rentals company to provide tables, chairs, china, flatware, linens, and more. Also, if you would like a wider range of rentals to choose from, consulting with a rentals company can be a good idea.
How many venues should you look at for a wedding?
First off, there is no magic number for how many you should visit, however it is important to ensure you are viewing the right venues that are likely to be suitable for you. Some couples will view 2-3, some 4-5 and some may only view the one.
How much does the average wedding cost?
The average cost of a wedding in 2018 was $33,931. Interestingly enough, the average cost of a wedding in 2017 was $33,391, which is down from 2016, when the average spend on weddings reached an all-time high of $35,309. In 2015, couples spent about $3,000 less, averaging $32,641 for their weddings.
Is 10 months enough time to plan a wedding?
10 Months Before The Wedding Day
Your budget will become the foundation of your planning process. It’ll help narrow down wedding day details like venues to consider, how large your guest list can be, and help you prioritize what’s most important.
Is a 6 o’clock wedding formal?
Weddings held at 6 p.m. or later are considered formal, so evening wear is appropriate. However, you can take cues from elements on the invitation to decide on an appropriate outfit.