Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Venue
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A wedding venue is so much more than just a place where you’ll get married; it stands as a symbol for one of the most important days in your life and you will no doubt remember the (hopefully) magical feeling the setting gave you for as long as you will live. When deciding the perfect wedding venue, however, you might find yourself overwhelmed by the number of available choices from indoor and outdoor to restaurant, barn, beach, garden and many more. To come to your rescue, we have listed our top 5 helpful tips on how to select the perfect wedding venue and enjoy your special day to the fullest.

#1 Anticipate The Guestlist

First things first: you need to have an exclusive guestlist before you start looking at wedding venues. Knowing how many people will attend the wedding can help you concentrate on suitable wedding venues from the start; after all, you do not want to wake up and realize you have chosen a location that is either too small or too big. By following this simple rule, you will also be able to plan an adequate budget for renting the desired wedding venue.

Selecting the Perfect Venue for Your Wedding
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#2 Think About Your Style

You may have a specific vision when it comes to your wedding day. Hold on to that vision as it will certainly come in handy when choosing your particular wedding venue. Let’s say that you are interested in having a modern-style wedding. In this situation, you might want to consider a refurbished warehouse, a chic restaurant or even an art gallery. On the other hand, if you are a lover of nature, perhaps you might want to consider an outdoor wedding and seek out a suitable location. Just make sure you find the perfect match to complement your style + theme.

Choosing Your Wedding Venue
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#3 Consult a Wedding Planner

A professional wedding planner is familiarized with all the available wedding venues in your area. Moreover, such a specialist can provide vital information on the size and capacity of a particular place; you can find out details about layout, rental requirements and customization possibilities. Bonus: the wedding planner can help you accomplish your vision, no matter how difficult it may seem and may even have discounts with certain vendors.

Things to Consider When Wedding Venue Shopping
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#4 Talk Budget

It is also a smart idea to make a list of all anticipated expenses, no matter how big or how small. Do not think that you will have to cover only the rental fee, as there are many additional expenses to take into consideration (decorations, flower arrangements, etc.). Organize a list of everything connected to the wedding venue and make sure that you will be able to stay within the desired budget. Plus, some venues may even throw in freebies like table linens for you!

Picking Your Wedding Venue
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#5 Be True to You

In planning your wedding, you might speak to other couples and feel tempted to borrow their ideas. You might even end up choosing a wedding venue you cannot afford, just because others have used it. It is essential that you stick to your taste and follow your vision. Choose a wedding venue that feels authentic to you and your future life partner.

Tips for Choosing Your Wedding Venue

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By following a few careful steps, you will be able to select the perfect wedding venue and enjoy a magical night. Get married in a location that matches your vision for the wedding, one that is more suitable than any other venue for forming beautiful memories unique to the two of you.

WeddingLovely and Townsend Hotel teamed up to bring to you tips on how to choose the perfect wedding venue for your special day!