Where Should You Host Your Wedding?

A couple’s wedding day is one of the most important days of their lives. It is something they look forward to and plan for years and obviously they will want it to be perfect. As you can imagine, there is an awful lot of planning which needs to be put in before the big day. There is simply so much to consider; who to invite, what dress to wear, who should be bridesmaid, what should the bridesmaids wear, who should be best man, where should it be held and when should it take place, to name but a few.

One of the most important points is of course deciding where the wedding reception will be held. This is not an easy challenge, not only is your mind full of so many other things but there are also so many venues that it can feel impossible to know which one to go for. Nevertheless, there are certain things you should consider to help ensure that you make the right decision.

Where should you host your wedding? Use these great tips to determine the best location for your big day!

For instance, you need to consider the décor inside the room. The venue may be impressive from the outside but if you have gone for an exceedingly traditional theme and the reception is modern than it may not work. You also need to consider whether they have facilities you want i.e. a cloakroom or an in-house caterer.

You also need to consider elements which are not just about the room and the day itself, for instance, payment. Whilst we obviously like to lavish out on our wedding day and inevitably end up spending a lot of money, we still have a budget and thus it is important to stick within that. Furthermore, you may want to pay in payments or may only be able to put down a small deposit, so you need to factor in all of these points before proceeding to find out more about the venue. 

Aside from this, think about the entertainment you are going to be incorporating into your special day. This page can assist with that. More and more people are turning to wedding bands to add a unique and beautiful touch to proceedings. You will need to make sure there is room for the band to set-up and play. Other forms of unique entertainment range from circus performers to magicians. This all needs to be considered when choosing a venue.

Of course, the location is critical too. Convenience may play a role depending on who you are inviting. However, you are advised to go somewhere you love. If people want to make the effort, they will! 

Remember it is important to thoroughly think about what you want and what you can capacitate for before selecting a venue.

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Alicia Trautwein is an autism parenting coach living in Missouri. She is the creator behind The Mom Kind, a website dedicated to parenting neurodiverse families.  She is featured in the "Amazing Moms" coffee table book by Hogan Hilling & Dr. Elise Ho.  She shares her expertise along with her experience in parenting children, both with and without autism.

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