Questions to Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Venue

Booking your wedding venue is a crucial part of planning your wedding! After all, your space will be the base of your big day. This will be the setting in which you tie the knot with your partner, host your wedding guests, share your first dance, and experience the many joys of hosting a wedding.

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But, before you book your wedding venue, you will need to be sure that it is truly perfect for your nuptials.

We understand just how important it is to book the ideal wedding venue! That’s why, here at Devoted Columbus, as a resource for discovering Columbus wedding vendors, we have gathered some questions that you will want to ask before booking your own wedding venue. If you would like to discover what these questions are, be sure to continue reading:

  • The Fees. If you and your partner are sticking to a budget, which you most likely are, you need to know how much your venue will truly cost. Ask about all the fees that you will be facing if you book. Also, see what’s included with your fees. Being entirely “in the know” beforehand will ensure that no surprises pop up.
  • Available Dates. Above anything else, you will want to be sure that your venue is available on your chosen wedding date. If not, you will need to make a difficult decision of changing your date or finding a new venue. Before you even venture out to tour venues, check if your date is even available. If it is, go for it! If not, continue your search, as you wouldn’t want to fall in love with a space that isn’t available for you.
  • Catering Options. There are many venues that offer catering options for large events. You should ask your venue if they do as well, and what their culinary options are. This way, you can receive your food at your location, instead of having to outsource it, which certainly will make planning your big day just that much easier.
  • Alcohol Restrictions. Your wedding day is a day to celebrate, and alcohol is likely on your drink list. Be sure to check your venue’s alcohol restrictions before you book. It would be a shame if they didn’t allow the key spirits that you enjoy. Some venues allow you to bring outside alcohol, while others will require that you use their bar services.

Not only will these questions help you decide if the venue is right for you, but they will also protect you on your wedding day. After all, you will want to ensure that your big day is planned to perfection!

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If you are still on the hunt for your own wedding venue, such as The Barn at Blystone Farm, along with your other wedding vendors in Columbus, Ohio, please get in touch with us here at Devoted Columbus. With years of pairing couples with wonderful vendors, we would be pleased to do the same for you.

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