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How To Find A Good Wedding Venue In Harrogate
You are on the verge of getting married and in your mind you have the perfect vision of your wedding reception. No worries. It’s not very hard to find the perfect wedding venue in your local area. Be sure to start looking early. You should book your venue up to a year before the wedding. Venues fill up fast and you don’t want to be caught off guard.
Step 1: Make A List
Make a list of all the amenities your wedding venue should have. Also include, niceties that you would like if applicable. Do you want a water view? How many guests should your venue hold? Would you prefer to cater it or does the venue have a caterer on hand? You first have to decide everything you need and want from a venue before you start looking. Keep in mind you may not find all your needs and wants in one venue. You may have to compromise along the way.
Step 2: Ask Around
If you don’t have a wedding planner, ask your family, coworkers and friends for suggestions. Let them know your immediate needs in a wedding venue. You may also want to ask your photographer, cake decorator, caterer or event DJ. People who work in the wedding industry know the ins and outs. More than likely the will know the best and hottest spots for wedding venues.
Step 3: Go Online
If you still haven’t found the wedding venue of your dreams, get online and see what you can find. One good place to start is http://www.hitched.co.uk/wedding-venues/. Also, check out online reviews from Yelp and Google.
Step 4: Schedule A Tour:
Once you have a great wedding venue in mind, be sure to schedule a tour. Bring a list of questions and your list of wants and needs. While touring the venue be sure to ask lots of questions such as:
Where will my guest leave their coats?
Do you offer cake cutting services and is there a fee for that?
What type of table linens do you have?
Can I bring my own caterer in? Or do you have a caterer?
Can I serve alcohol here? Do I need a liquor license?
Step 5: Book Your Venue:
Once you have the perfect wedding venue picked out in your local area, book it right away. Venues fill up fast. Be sure to book it way in advance. Some places require a deposit while others want the fees all up front. Be sure to ask how to arrange payments
If you are still at a lost for a venue after all this, you may want to hire a wedding planner to help you out. They are quite knowledgeable and help take away the stress of waiting planning. There is nothing wrong with having someone else in charge of all the mundane details, it is your wedding after all and you are going to want to enjoy it.