Browsing wedding venues is among the very first steps of planning your big day. But with so many wedding venues to choose from, how do you find The One? First, consider the style of venue you’d like: Garden or beach? Ballroom or barn? Then, read reviews of wedding venues in your desired city and select a few to tour in person. Happy venue hunting!
Canoe Club Ballroom is an elegant waterfront wedding venue that is located in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts. This venue has been hosting weddings for over 40 years. Canoe Club Ballroom is a family owned facility that loves helping to celebrate your most memorable day. Facilities and Capacity... (Banquet Halls West Bridgewater)
Mechanics Hall is a unique wedding venue in Worcester, Massachusetts. The expansive facilities offer an elegant, sophisticated backdrop for your wedding celebration. From the extravagant grand staircases to elegant lobbies, exceptional rooms and the Great Hall, the venue provides an unforgettable... (Banquet Halls Worcester)
Stadium View specializes in first class wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners and bridal showers. With our fine food, professional staff and tasteful decor, Stadium View Banquet Hall & Conference Center offers a complete line of services and ensures the highest quality service for an evening you and... (Banquet Halls Green Bay)
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa is a tropical hotel wedding venue located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The hotel sits on Ka’anapali Beach at historic Pu'u Keka'a (Black Rock), making an extraordinary backdrop for your big day. They have partnered with Platinum Weddings & Events to ensure that everything... (Hotel Weddings Lahaina)
Take your special day to “new heights” by holding your ceremony and reception at Great Bear. The beautiful and intimate surroundings provide couples with a unique place to say “I Do.” Ceremonies and receptions can be held inside the Chalet or outside on the massive wooden deck with a backdrop of the... (Country Club Weddings Sioux Falls)
The MAC is a multi-purpose wedding venue located in Westminster, Colorado. They pride themselves on their friendly and professional staff who will ensure your vision comes to life. Whether you're having an intimate gathering or a grand affair, this indoor banquet hall has you covered. The MAC... (Banquet Halls Westminster)
DoubleTree by Hilton Boston-Milford, located in Milford, Massachusetts, is an incredible choice for a wedding venue. Modern looks and decor line every inch of this venue. The elegant ballroom assures the celebration will go on all night and allow for memories to be made. The attentive staff will... (Hotel Weddings Milford)
We are a full service wedding destination just outside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. The wedding pavilion is set in the rain forest, and the honeymoon suite is a treehouse high in the rainforest canopy. Here, you are surrounded by giant tree ferns, under the canopy of... (Hotel Weddings Volcano)
The Bienville Social offers a sophisticated private venue embedded in the heart of Galveston's Strand District. When owners Sean and Jene Adler restored this historical building after Hurricane Ike, they envisioned a venue with a New Orleans feel while retaining the unique Galveston... (Banquet Halls Galveston)
The Harborview Room is the crown jewel of the Dreamland Theater. Our location is in the heart of Downtown Nantucket with a stunning view of Nantucket Harbor is the perfect place for hosting your wedding ceremony and/or reception, rehearsal dinner, post wedding brunch, social gathering, special... (Historic Weddings Nantucket)
Cancun destination weddings are a breeze, with certified wedding planners on staff to help you. Your destination wedding in Cancun will be overseen by our expert catering and banquet staff. A popular feature at our resort is our exclusive private seaside altar, for outdoor Cancun nuptials. Spacious... (Hotel Weddings Cancun)
At our unique Cancun resport, we've created the ultimate beachfront celebrity playground and transformed the typical all-inclusive vacation into a rock star paradise, which reflects our Mexican setting and cosmopolitan flair. We will make sure you are the star of the show! We've combined the finest... (Hotel Weddings Cancun)
Sans Souci Means Carefree Translated from French, Sans Souci means “carefree” or “without worry.” It’s a perfect name for a perfect event venue. It also describes the experience you’ll have from the very first planning meeting to the departure of the very last guest. Experienced and attentive to... (Banquet Halls Tomball)
Situated in the very heart of Cabo San Lucas, Sandos Finisterra Los Cabos is known for its remarkable sunsets, making it the perfect place for a spectacular Pacific beach wedding. The resort is a proud member of IGLTA. Choose one of our three wedding packages to celebrate your special day: -... (Hotel Weddings Puerto Vallarta)
The J.O. Sundstrom Building began its 134-year existence as a department store. The original owners both emigrated from Sweden. Jacob O. Sundstrom moved to Lindsborg with his dream of starting a new-concept department store, seen only in the metropolitan areas at that time. His dream came true with... (Banquet Halls Lindsborg)
The Loft Theater at Buena Vista is a unique wedding venue located in downtown Buena Vista, Colorado. This spacious music and event venue is housed in the historic Orpheum Opera House. Guests will enjoy the mix of industrial and rustic chic details throughout. The Loft Theater at Buena Vista is... (Banquet Halls Buena Vista)
A stay at Grand Velas Los Cabos is an experience unlike any other. Captivate your soul with breathtaking views. Experience the essence of Mexico with our grand architecture and authentic amenities. Surrender to paradise in luxury suites with serene and contemporary décor, spa bathrooms and spacious... (Hotel Weddings)
Wishing Hills Barn is a farm wedding venue located in the heart of Loess Hills in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The country-style barn showcases scenic views of the surrounding fields and the Loess Hills. With its Midwest-inspired indoor and outdoor settings, the venue provides services to weddings in Iowa... (Barn & Farm Weddings Missouri Valley)
Your Destination for a Rustic Up North Wedding for couples looking for a small, intimate setting full of country charm and character. Hilltop Cabins is the perfect home base for your special day, and those who are exploring the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Located at the eastern end of Pictured... (Hotel Weddings Grand Marais)
Situated on Mamora Bay headland in the south of Antigua with breathtaking views over the turquoise ocean, The Sea House is your exclusive and private venue, perfect for your intimate fairytale wedding. Getting married at ‘The Sea House’ offers you something different, your wedding is private, just... (Mansion Weddings Potters Village)
Choosing a wedding venue for your wedding reception and wedding ceremony tends to be the first step in the wedding planning process. Wedding venues are typically booked 1-2 years in advance, while some only need a few months notice. It all depends on the type of venue and your personal criteria. Not only does the venue determine your wedding date, it also sets the scene of your special day.
Anything can be a venue, from backyards to banquet halls, so be creative! Some questions to ask yourself before searching: are you looking for venues that can accommodate a large event, or a more intimate affair? Do you see yourself saying 'I do' in your place of worship, or with sand between your toes? Is your dream wedding set in a local park or museum? Other venue options include: hotels, farms, restaurants, mansions, government buildings, and inns.
You don't even have to have your wedding reception and wedding ceremony in the same place! Have the ceremony indoors with an outdoor wedding reception location. Or vice versa. Allow yourself the creativity to make your wedding as unique as you are.
However, there are things to consider when choosing a venue. Set up a visit before you book. Pictures and reviews can only tell you so much.
When choosing an outdoor venue, be aware of the weather at that specific time of year. Getting married on the beach? Prepare a backup plan for summer storms. Remind your guests to wear sandals or forego shoes altogether, and wear light clothes to stay cool. On the other hand, if you plan on getting married in the fall or winter, layers and warmer clothes are a must.
Many states have 'four seasons in an hour' weather, which can be hard to predict, especially if you're getting married away from home. Do proper research before making the choice to finalize a venue and keep track of the weather in the weeks leading up to your big day. Know that the weather will not make or break the day so don't let it stress you too much.
If it's an outdoor wedding venue, find out what isn't provided and what you will need to bring from the outside. Some parks have pavilions and bathrooms, but nowhere to store food for the reception. Find out if you'll need to bring chairs or tables and what will be needed for additional decorations. Think about the time of day that you want to be married and how that may affect lighting for photography.
There are also things to consider when choosing an indoor wedding location. In addition to finding out if the venue location is available on your desired date, you should also look into whether or not it is a convenient location for your guests. Does it have the capacity to hold all of your guests? Is there enough parking for all guests? Are there enough bathrooms? Is it climate controlled? These are all important things to note before making the final decision to book a venue.
Deciding on a wedding location is the first step in turning your wedding vision into a reality. It is meant to be fun and exciting. Here at WeddingWire, we have a quick and easy way to find and compare wedding venues in a snap! Just enter the desired zip code or city & state to see a full list of wedding venues in the local area.
If you're still trying to decide where to have the wedding, don't fret! WeddingWire has venue options across the country. Look around before making that final booking.
Regardless of the venue you choose, your wedding is supposed to be a day of incredible love and joy. Relax. Have fun!