Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding can be stressful. There are so many elements that can make a space the right or wrong choice for you. If you’re getting married in the North Texas area, you may feel overwhelmed when deciding on the place for your special day. We’ve put together a list of the top five factors when committing to a North Texas wedding venue to ensure you have the perfect day.
1. Cost vs. Budget
Cost is an important factor to consider when planning your wedding, especially when picking out a venue, as this tends to absorb a good portion of your budget. If the location of your wedding is really important to you, then you may consider making adjustments in other areas of the planning to accommodate for this cost. If not, try to keep your search limited to venues within your price range to ensure you don’t exceed your budget.
2. Date Availability
It’s best to come up with a few date options for your wedding to better your chances of finding a venue with availability. Always ask the representative from each wedding venue if it’s available on any of the dates you picked to ensure it’s possible to host your wedding there before you get too attached. If you’re set on a specific date, month, or time of year, make this the first question you ask each venue before proceeding with other plans.
The location of your wedding venue is another important factor to consider. The physical location of the venue must be able to accommodate your guests comfortably with any booths, tables, or activities you want as well. Also, if most of your guests are local to you, it may be better to choose a venue within a reasonable and relatively short driving distance.
4. Amenities and Services
While the location of your venue is certainly crucial, it’s also important to consider the amenities and services each space can provide as part of its general pricing or packages. Some common amenities to look for in a North Texas wedding venue include tables, chairs, bars, microphones and podiums, and private spaces for the bride’s maids and groomsmen to get ready. Services like cleanup and photoshoot access are also worth looking for.
The style of your wedding venue is also important for making your day as perfect as possible. Everyone has their individual tastes, so choosing between spaces with very different aesthetics can be challenging, especially when the couple has very different styles. Ultimately, you want your venue to match the general vibe you’re going for, and you can match the rest of your decor to it later on.
With these five tips, you can have an easier time narrowing down your options. If you’re interested in planning a wedding in the North Texas area and are considering different venues, contact us at Chandon Arbors to learn about our beautiful space, our amenities, and what makes us stand out as an event venue in the DFW area.