I seem to be planning my wedding by myself. I have no clue what I'm doing. I have my dress, flowers, shoes, and veil. I don't know of anything else to do now. I know I need a place and pasture but does anyone else have anything helpful that they could fill me in on or just tips for my wedding. (I'm trying to keep it simple.) I get married August 25th, 2019.
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I agree with this. You need to find your venue asap. You can do it in a park...vfw hall or similar etc. I dont think those usually book as quickly as others. Do you have your budget set?
Have you decided on your guest list yet or your overall budget? Both of those should be completed as soon as possible to determine what type of venue and associated services you can incorporate. The more guests, the larger the cost, so deciding on those two first will help a lot.
Once you have the guest list down, I suggest searching in Venues vendor search tool within WeddingWire to create a list of venues you like. You can narrow the search based on the approximate number of guests and then start reaching out to them directly to check availability and wedding package costs. Also think about whether you want the ceremony and reception in the same place or separate (e.g. get married in a church then travel to the reception site).
To make life easier, I would also recommend trying to find a venue that includes your basic ceremony/reception rentals (i.e. tables, chairs, linens, etc.) as well as catering and bar services included (assuming you’re going for the full shibang). From a planning standpoint, the “all-inclusive” venues may be a little more expensive but can make it a little easier to manage vendors, since the big ones will be handled by the venue vs. having to search separately.
Lastly, the WeddingWire checklist feature has been a huge help in my own planning for the different vendors and timing of when to book and by when. Good luck!!
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Minimum $300 and maximum $700.
I am keeping mine very simple with a guest list of 79. First you a set a budget and guest list then a place where u will get married. U will need to book the reception asap and also the dj or photographer if u plan to have one. We did a guest list then look at reception venues, catering for food. Most places book 1-2 year in advance.
I am having a full wedding. I have my dress and my fiance has his tux and we have what we want to eat planned out. Invitations sent and seats are arranged and people are arranged to the seating. We also have a place we are getting married at. All under $600. You don't have to go all out to have a wedding. It's the person you're marrying that matters. Not how fancy or expensive the wedding is.
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