Sometimes wedding planning starts with the dress. But it’s really the wedding venue that sets the tone. Follow these four expert tips for picking the perfect venue for your special day!
It’s no secret that planning your wedding can be a huge undertaking. Between the mountains of research and endless emails, it’s easy to get buried underneath it all. So what is our number one secret for an easy and stress-free planning experience? Read on to the end to find out!
First comes your venue, then comes your vows—and all the important details in between. Before you can pick a wedding date, you have to choose your wedding venue. It literally sets the stage for your event. Will you go for a rustic, reclaimed barn setting on endless acres of rolling green meadows? Or an architectural structure with gilded cathedral ceilings? Worry not. Our wedding advice helps lead you down the right path (or aisle). Your wedding venue is your most impactful element of decor. It anchors the look and feel of your wedding—and wedding photography, for that matter. Your venue even sets the tone and impression you’ll give guests when they arrive, so sift through these pages for wedding inspiration galore. Are you going for a friendly, charming feel? Modern sophistication? Urban edge? Your venue is much more than an address on your invitation. It speaks volumes. Once you’ve booked your wedding venue, you’ll have your almighty wedding date, which drives everything, including which season you’ll be saying ‘I do.’ If you go for first availability, you’ll get the luck of the draw. However, if you’re set on a particular season at a specific venue, you might have to wait a little while longer. But with something as major as your venue, it’s totally worth the wait. If you’ve signed on the dotted line, it’s time to go dress shopping, envisioning your floral arrangements and choosing your color scheme to complement your future surroundings. Hooray! We know finding a one-in-a-million wedding venue is a huge deal and can be more than a tad overwhelming. Here, you’ll find our favorite wedding venues and tips for making the whole process a breeze. Read up, get out there and book the venue of your dreams.