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How Do You Pick Reception Venue For Your Wedding?

Mar 24, 2008
One of the most important decisions in your wedding planning is the reception venue. You may find it not easy to make the decision. Of course you will try to choose the venue based on your preference. However, there are also some objective criteria you have to consider when choosing the reception location.

The first thing you need to ask is the availability of the venue. You need to know if it is available on your big day. It is very clear that if it is not available, you will have to search for another location.

You will also need to know if the venue can accommodate all your guests. It is obvious that you cannot choose a small venue if you are planning to invite a lot of guests. As a result, you have to know if the venue can accommodate all the guests comfortably. Besides the venue itself, you have to consider the facilities such as packing spaces. You will need more parking spaces if most of the guests will drive. On the other hand, you may need to arrange transportation for the guests if not many parking spaces are available in the location.

You will probably have some music during the reception. Are you planning to hire a wedding DJ or a live band to play the music? Is there any sound system you may use during your reception? You will need to ask for all these beforehand. If there is no sound system available, you have to ask the DJ or band for special arrangement. The chance is that the DJ or band can help you with the issue of sound engineering and provide you with the necessary equipments.

Then it is the turn of catering services. In most cases the venue will provide the catering services as well. Can you choose the kinds of food to be served? Of course there will also be cases that the venue will not provide catering services. In this case you will need to search for the catering services. If possible, you will try to find the companies who have been providing catering services in the venue you choose before.

The decoration is also something you need to consider. There may be some restrictions for the decorations in the venue. Be sure to check all the restrictions before decorating the venue otherwise it will only lead to argument between you and the staff in the venue.
About the Author
Jerry Leung designs Red Color Personalized Wedding Invitations. He runs a website on Balloon Wedding In the Air. Be sure to check Unique Wedding Favor Ideas.
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