Are you planning your dream Hawaiian wedding? Feeling a little overwhelmed with it all? Our friends over at Modern Weddings have a great list of tips for securing your dream wedding venue:
Don’t let securing your dream wedding venue turn into a scene from the movie Bride Wars. Keep in mind top weddingvenues book up months..even years.. in advance. Saturdays during the summer months are the prime time for weddings so landing your dream venue may take some careful planning and skill! Here are a few tips to keep in mind from Wise Weddings for considering your wedding location.
1. Planning Is Key
Do your research and make a list of venues you love in your area. If you are planning a destination wedding or in an unfamilar city– try My Hotel Wedding! Simply type in the zip code of your dream location and find hotel that offer wedding packages!
2. List the Pros & Cons
Once you’ve narrowed it down, list the pros and cons of what each place has to offer. Consider things like catering, in-house wedding specialists, space, etc.
3. Choose the location that will meet your needs
Make sure the venue has enough space to comfortably fit your guest list. If your having an intimate ceremony, make sure it provides a cozy atmosphere.
4. Consider Your Guests
Can the space accommodate guests with special needs or elderly? Make sure it is equipped with the proper amenities (elevator, railings, etc).
5. Think About Travel Time
When factoring in where your should host your reception, consider it’s distance from the ceremony site. Also, if you have a lot of guests traveling from long distances– decide whether it’s worth hosting your reception in a hotel convenient for guests or if there is lodging nearby.