Before you get anxious to sign on the dotted line, it’s important to bring into play some key considerations when choosing your dream wedding venue.
As a married couple to be, finding the perfect venue is quite likely one of the highest priorities on your to-do list. And it should be, because it plays a key role in the success of your big day – a major decision that you absolutely have to get right, as there’s so much choice and so many aspects to consider.
Well then, not to worry – here’s what you should take into consideration when choosing your dream wedding venue:
One of the first things you must consider is whether you want to go with a wedding venue that can accommodate hundreds of people or one that offers a smaller, more intimate setting.
The venue’s size is incredibly important as it will have a direct impact on your budget and how comfortable your guests feel throughout. If the venue is too small, your guests are going to feel cramped and cooped up. Some of them may want to leave after a few hours, or worse yet, within minutes!
If the space is too large, your guests might feel lost and isolated. Making your guests feel lonely and distanced is the last thing you want on your wedding!
We recommend coming up with a rough guest list as this will help you do away with venue options that are either too big or too small. Couples often underestimate how many people they end up inviting, and find themselves ‘trapped’ as they’ve got too many RSVPs for the booked space.
An empty venue makes it hard to picture what it may look like once all the tables have been set and the guests start arriving. Therefore, we’d advise that you view venues that have already been set up for a reception. We do understand that this may not always be possible, so request your wedding venue supplier to show you photos or slideshows where the venues are full.
This one is especially important because the venue has to work effortlessly with your wedding aesthetic. Not only that, but it must enhance and uplift the wedding aesthetic in a number ways.
So if you’re after something that screams ‘glamorous’, for instance, then a stunning mansion or impressive country house setting could work well. If a venue with a more modern feel is your thing, then an art gallery may serve the purpose well. Perhaps, the two of you have always dreamt about an outdoor wedding – castles with large gardens or a garden marquee should fit the bill nicely, eh?
Not all venues will immediately leave you mesmerised. With that said, some venues might catch you completely by surprise and help you celebrate your reception like you’ve always wanted.
It’s important to have an open mind about all the different themes, ideas and locations available. Working with a top-notch wedding supplier helps too! Request a quote now and we’ll get you connected with the best wedding venue companies there are.
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