Are you just beginning the exciting process of planning your dream wedding? If so, first let us say congratulations! Getting engaged is an exciting time, and planning a wedding can be a lot of fun. Of course, one of the first big decisions you’ll likely want to make is where you plan to wed. After all, you can’t send out invitations or make travel arrangements if you don’t know where you’re getting married. Fortunately, we know a thing or two when it comes to choosing the right wedding venue. Here are some simple approaches to finding the right venue for your special day!
Where Do You Want to Wed?
While this might seem obvious for some brides, like those who have always dreamed of marrying in their hometown, for many couples the first step in finding the right venue is simply deciding in what city they want to wed. This might be when you discover that a destination wedding is your dream, or that you both love the idea of marrying in the town where you met. Wherever you choose, it’s a lot easier to pick a venue, when you already have a general idea of where it should be located.
How Many Guests Do You Want to Invite?
Another one of the biggest factors in choosing a wedding venue is your guest list. While you might not have a specific number of guests in mind, particularly if you have just begun the wedding planning process, you likely have a ballpark figure that can help with initial searches. If you want a small, intimate wedding of less than 100 guests, you probably don’t want to rent a huge venue that will seem relatively empty. On the flip side, if you and your fiancé have 200 close friends and family members, a small chapel won’t be a suitable fit.
Knowing approximately how many guests you intend to invite can really help narrow your search.
What Kind of Ambience Do You Hope to Create?
Finally, you may not yet know what colors you want your bridesmaids to wear, or whether you will wear a ballgown or mermaid cut dress. But you probably have a pretty good idea of what kind of overall feel or ambience you’re hoping to create at your wedding and reception.
If you fancy yourself a little bit country, look for a rustic venue like our unique Austin wedding venue, for instance. Love a bohemian look? Consider a venue that offers outdoor space where you can dance under the stars. Dreaming of a classy, big city inspired wedding? A ballroom might be the best fit for you.
Looking for an Austin Wedding Venue?
Texas Old Town offers beautiful wedding venues located right in the heart of the Hill Country of Texas. Call Texas Old Town today for more information about our Austin-area wedding venue at 512.396.1800!