Choosing the Right Wedding Venue
23 Must-Ask Questions When Choosing a Wedding Venue
So you’ve picked a wedding date and you’ve started to visualize your perfect day, but you’re still missing a huge part: the wedding venue! Picking the perfect venues for your ceremony and reception are crucial to making your wedding day vision come together. Though choosing and booking the place aren’t as always easy as you think!
Before you start visiting your dream venues, you’ll need to know exactly what questions to ask to ensure choosing the the right place. Below are the 23 essential questions:
Do you have my date available?
How many people can the space hold? Is that number seated or standing?
What is the fee for renting the space?
What exactly does the fee include?
What is excluded from the rental fee? How many hours does the rental rate include?
How much is an additional hour?
How many parking spots are available for guests?
Can we rent additional parking spaces if needed?
Can I use any vendor or do you have a preferred list of vendors?
Do you do all the setup and take-down of the items you provide?
If the ceremony and reception will be held in the same place, will you have enough time and staff to make this a seamless transition?
When can I begin setup on my wedding day?
If we have an outdoor element, do you provide back-up location?
Are there any restrictions on the use of space?
Are there restrictions on photography or videography?
Are there any noise restrictions?
Do I need to get any permits or insurance for the wedding?
Is there a bridal room and groom’s suite?
Can I see a sample of items you provide?
How much is the deposit?
When is the balance due?
What forms of payment do you take?
What is your cancellation policy?