Anyone who’s planning a wedding would know that considering a lot of elements needed in the event, it can be expensive. We’re talking about the gown, dresses and suits, flowers, bridal car, food, and souvenirs. The wedding venue also gets a chunk of the wedding budget. If you’re money-conscious and don’t want to spend a lot on your wedding, there are a lot of budget wedding ideas that you can consider in terms of finding a cheap wedding venue.
Many go overboard with their wedding plans, but as much as possible try to stick to your budget.
In this article, let’s look at some of the things that you can do when looking for a venue that fits in with your wedding budget:
Know what you can afford
Planning an event entails knowing how much money you can spend on each aspect. This holds true for weddings. In general, the kind of wedding venue will depend on your wedding budget. Many go overboard but as much as possible, try to stick to your budget.
Ask local wedding vendors or suppliers
People in the business would know numerous possible wedding venues that will suit your wedding budget. Obviously, they have a lot of firsthand experience when it comes to locations that you may not even know about. Get as many options as possible and just narrow it down based on your requirements.
Look at wedding blogs
Many of these websites are packed with budget wedding ideas so make sure to check them out. The good thing is, the information and photos featured in these blogs are all about weddings, so it’s easier to have a clear picture of what your own wedding would look like in any of those venues.
Determine what you can do in a wedding venue
Can you bring your own suppliers and vendors? Does it need a lot of decorations? Can you do the design yourself or do you need to hire the in-house team? Do you need to add more tables and chairs? All of these things and more can add to the expenses so make sure to ask about them.
Consider holding the wedding ceremony and reception in one place
You can get significant cost savings if you will have your ceremony and reception at the same place. Bear in mind the number of guests and see if everyone will fit in an enclosed area. Then again, there’s the option to have a beach wedding!
Got other ideas on how to find a cheap wedding venue so you can stick to your wedding budget? Share your tips in the comments section.