So, you got engaged. Congratulations! You are seriously about to experience one of the best days of your life. Weddings are awesome. At what other time do you get a chance to gather all your near and dear ones on a massive party and dance the night away? But one of the first and most important parts of planning a wedding is selecting the venue. You can choose various venues from the budget hotels in Chandigarh.
Here we have put together some tried and tested tips to help you find and choose your ideal wedding venue and that too at a budget.
- Set a Tentative Budget
Your budget will most likely shape the style of venue you are working with. We use the word tentative because, despite all good intentions, wedding budgets have a tendency to stretch. A budget blow-out is apparently a contagious condition that affects 98% of brides. Nonetheless, it’s worth deciding what you’re happy to spend on a venue and trying to stick to it. When choosing a venue, keep in mind what is included and ask the venue owner or manager exactly what additional items need to be brought to the venue to get a fully informed idea of the actual hire price.
- A Roomy Fit
Make sure the venue you choose is large enough to accommodate the number of people on your guest list. The place may look huge when it's empty, but wedding essentials like tables, chairs, a buffet, bar, the band or DJ setup, the dance floor will fill it quickly. Even if you choose an outdoor site, you will need ample space on the lawn. The best way to assess the size of a site is to go see it when another wedding is all set up. On the other hand, if you decide that a special site, like your favourite bar or your parents' garden where you got engaged, is the only place you want to celebrate, you can always work backwards and tailor your guest list to match the venue.
- Pay Attention to Each Detail
When you visit the venue, take lots of pictures and ask questions. After the visit makes sure to discuss what you did or did not like and record those pros and cons as well. Things to consider include: the theme you want on the wedding day, check out the bathrooms, pay attention to the furniture, keep your eye out for the extras and also do check if the hotel you have chosen, offers spa services in Chandigarh.
- Lighting is Very Important
Light can make or break the mood and space. If you are getting married during the day, double-check that your hall has plenty of windows. After all who wants to spend six hours in a dark room when the sun is shining? If it is an evening affair, make sure the room is not too dim or that the lighting can be controlled for the big entrance, dinner, and dancing. If you are marrying outdoors, say, at dusk, will you be able to set up candles if necessary?
When planning a wedding start early and remember to watch out for unexpected wedding costs. Also, take the time to prepare for your marriage in addition to your wedding because that is what your wedding is all about.
Readers, share your best tips and experiences on how did you save money on your wedding venue in the comments section below.