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!
You take care of falling in love. We’ll take care of the rest. When you’re ready to celebrate the wedding of your dreams, we’ll make it happen, with flawless service and exquisite attention to detail. Weddings are our enduring passion, and we’ll make sure that everything from the breathtaking... (Banquet Halls Foxboro)
The Peabody Essex Museum is a museum and wedding venue space in Salem, Massachusetts. The venue offers an elegant, modern space for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, cocktail reception and wedding reception. The venue boasts an expansive glass atrium, art galleries, scenic gardens and more,... (Museum Weddings Salem)
Butternut Farm Golf Club is an elegant country club wedding venue that is located in Stow, Massachusetts. This venue only hosts one event per day to ensure that the focus is on you and your perfect day. Butternut Farm Golf Club is here to ensure your wedding day is everything you've ever dreamed... (Country Club Weddings Stow)
Sandy Burr Country Club is an elegant golf and country club located in Wayland, Massachusetts. They’re a full-service event venue that specializes in personalized service. They're situated on the tranquil Sudbury River, 16 miles west of Boston. Sandy Burr Country Club offers couples stunning... (Country Club Weddings Wayland)
With 180-degree panoramic views of the Olympic Mountains, Mt. Rainier, Elliott Bay and the Seattle skyline, Bell Harbor offers an unforgettable Pacific Northwest setting for rehearsal dinners, tea ceremonies, wedding nuptials and indoor or outdoor Seattle reception sites. Bell Harbor also manages... (Banquet Halls Seattle)
Space Gallery is a private, fine arts gallery and wedding venue located in Denver’s Art District in Denver, Colorado. This modern museum features 21-foot-tall ceilings, beautiful architectural elements and amazing functionality. Your guests will experience gorgeous artwork as you dance the night... (Museum Weddings Denver)
A wedding ceremony and reception venue in Las Vegas, Anthem Country Club provides the ideal site with incredible views for your celebration of love. This venue features accented stone walls and wood details. Couples may choose to wed indoors or out. Facilities and Capacity Couples can enjoy their... (Country Club Weddings Henderson)
With award-winning cuisine, five-star service and a team of experts here to make your event exactly what you had always wanted, the Hilton Dallas Park Cities is ready to make sure your event is nothing short of spectacular and one that you will never forget. (Hotel Weddings Dallas)
The Hilton Naples in Naples, Florida will provide you with a wedding space that includes all the details. The Hilton Naples features an “upscale” experience at an affordable cost and will provide you and your guests with an abundance of amenities, such as wireless internet and parking. If you have... (Hotel Weddings Naples)
The Inn at Stonecliffe on Mackinac Island, Michigan, is truly a one-of-a-kind and picturesque venue for your wedding day. The Inn has a rich history, functioning as an independent college and a ski resort before becoming the elegant venue it is today. Everywhere you look is a picture-perfect... (Mansion Weddings Mackinac Island)
The Museum of Science offers a unique waterfront wedding venue in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. The venue offers panoramic views of the Charles River and of the Boston skyline, setting the perfect backdrop for your wedding celebration. The museum provides a unique wedding experience, with... (Museum Weddings Boston)
Located on the waterfront, Bluewater Grill is the perfect location for your Rehearsal Dinner or Wedding Reception. The Avalon Room can accommodate up to 120 guests. For a more intimate setting, our Captain’s Cabin can seat 60 guests. Let us help you plan a memorable event!... (Restaurant Weddings Redondo Beach)
The Laguna Hills Hotel is known for its modern decor and above all, hosting glamorous and unforgettable weddings. After a multi-million dollar transformation, this boutique hotel has been transformed into a trendy, upscale wedding venue. The luxurious Crystal Ballroom is adorned with six sparkling... (Hotel Weddings Laguna Hills)
The Fox Valley Club is the ideal location for your Wedding, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party or even Rehearsal Dinner! Our Elegant Ballroom with spectacular views is the perfect location for your special day! Whether it’s a small, intimate affair or an over the top extravaganza, our expert culinary... (Country Club Weddings Lancaster)
Sweeping views of the Boston skyline and Charles River Premium outdoor, riverfront space Recently renovated ballroom and event space Customized menus and packages! Our philosophy, Food is Art, introduces seasonal menus, offering a unique culinary experience A popular destination for extraordinary... (Hotel Weddings Cambridge)
Windsor Golf Club is a wedding venue based in Windsor, California, who services the Napa Valley area. The golf club’s event staff is courteous and attentive and will make sure all of your wedding day wishes are sure to come true on your special day. You and your guests will be delighted by the... (Country Club Weddings Windsor)
The Sanford House is a perfect choice for outdoor weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and social gatherings for up to 200 persons. The large stone courtyard is surrounded by lush gardens, mature trees, a raised wedding pavilion, and an octagonal gazebo. Offering an excellent selection of... (Hotel Weddings Arlington)
Stage 1 Catering is a classic ballroom wedding venue based in Baton Rouge that specializes in decadent cuisine for organized events. Choose from several wedding packages to meet your needs, and benefit from an on-site coordinator during your event to ensure a seamless reception. Winner of the... (Banquet Halls Baton Rouge)
Chaminade Resort and Spa is a modern wedding venue located in Santa Cruz, California, specializing in destination weddings. Set atop a hill above Santa Cruz overlooking Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains, the venue has a historic Mediterranean-style hotel and restaurant overlooking the... (Hotel Weddings Santa Cruz)
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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!