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Location, Location, Location

When it comes to deciding on a venue, location is key. One important question to ask yourself- do I want the ceremony and reception at two separate locations or at one site? There are advantages and disadvantages associated with both options. Here are a few other factors to keep in mind when choosing the perfect bridal real estate.

1. Consider your guests.

Besides finding a venue that is within your budget, accommodates your guest count, and provides the services you need, you should also consider how far the venue is from the interstate and guests' hotels. Regardless of what you decide, you don't want to unnecessarily burden your guests with excessive travel times.

2. The perfect venue can come in many forms.

For budget-conscious brides, consider community centers and social clubs, church fellowship halls, or a back-yard wedding. Check websites like Craigslist for affordable venues as well. Also, don't forget to compare the services that many places offer. It may be well worth it to fork over a little extra money if the venue offers an on-site DJ, hostess for the reception, a bridal suite, or clean-up after the reception for example.


Think outside the box.

Most weddings take place during the summer months and on Saturday. For this reason, many places offer significant discounts to couples hosting their wedding on a Friday, Sunday, or during "off-season" like November.

Locating the perfect site for your big day can be a daunting task, but by keeping an open mind and researching multiple venue options, you can save money, time, and eliminate unnecessary stress.

Happy Planning!


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