Venue Shopping - Must Ask Questions!
Booking your venue can be the most exciting part about planning a wedding. There are so many places to consider that your head might be spinning after a day of touring them all! Have no fear, thanks to our personal expertise, along with Wedgewood Weddings & Here Comes The Guide, we have provided a very basic list of questions you should be asking every venue you tour.
Who will be helping me through the planning process? Who will be managing the details on the day of my wedding?
Can I use my own outside vendors? What are the limitations? Do you have preferred vendors?
Will you coordinate with vendors or do I need to manage vendors on my own?
If there weather is not satisfactory, is there a secondary option?
What is included in the set up? Chairs, tables, linens, etc.
How much time do we have to set up?
Who will manage setting up and tear down of my décor?
Do you have photography packages and/or photo booth?
Do you have music restrictions?
Do you have décor restrictions?
Do you have food restrictions?
Do you have venue restrictions?
Do you have minimums?
Are there other events going on that day?
Will there be parking available for all of my guests?
Will guests be instructed on where to go?
What is the cost difference between on-season and off-season and morning versus evening weddings?
What time do my guests need to exit the property? Is there a fee for staying later?
Is there security?
What are the payment terms?
Will you help me to stay within my budget?
What dates are available in the months I am looking for?
How many people can this venue accommodate?
What is the cancellation policy?
Is there a bridal room?