I have tentatively booked my ceremony venue by back-and-forth email, but need to call the woman to "begin finalization" tomorrow. The quote she gave me is 3 times what the price was last year at the same time...still it's not very much, but does anyone know how you pay venues? All at once up front, half now half then, etc?? Did I mention it's not a typical venue, but I'll be paying the San Francisco Water Department? (Will be married at a 101 year old water temple).