Create a comparison chart to track what’s included in venue prices you’re quoted. Some places claim to include everything but leave out something you need.
Determine your budget and prioritize. A rule of thumb: food, beverage and venue should be about half of your budget.
Many public spaces available for small rental fees, but must be equipped to handle a big event. You could blow your budget on rental items.
Book one location for your ceremony and reception. You won’t have to pay multiple site fees, plus there’s no need for transportation between each one.
Belong to an organization? You may have access to your group’s venue.
Many colleges offer beautiful, reasonable priced spots for students and alumni to tie the knot. Find out if this is a viable option for your event.
Most places charge a premium for Saturday night. Try an afternoon wedding or a Friday or Sunday-night event.
Plan an intimate Sunday brunch. A morning c…