Questions To Ask Your Reception Venue

Planning a wedding can be tricky, especially when you aren’t sure of the right questions you should be asking. This series will cover all of the questions you should be asking for all aspects of your wedding.

Questions To Ask Your Reception Venue

  • What is the facility rental fee?
  • What is the cost for food? Beverages?
  • If we can hold our ceremony on site, what is the ceremony fee?
  • In the event of rain, do you have backup options?
  • What is the set-up/break-down fee?
  • What is the staffing fee?
  • What is the overtime fee?
  • Is there a fee for security personnel?
  • Do you provide adequate parking space? Is there a fee or parking or valet?
  • What is included in the wedding package?
  • Is gratuity included?
  • Is cake included? Is there a cutting fee?
  • Are linens included?
  • Is purchasing a wedding package a requirement?
  • Is there an in-house caterer or a list of preferred caterers? Do you allow outside caterers?
  • Are there on-site kitchen facilities? (off-site caterers may charge extra if they have to bring their own)
  • Do you have a list of recommended vendors?
  • Do you provide staff such as an on-site coordinator, waiters, bartenders, etc?
  • Are there changing rooms available for the bridal party?
  • Do you provide guest accommodation or are there convenient locations nearby?
  • Is there a bar area?
  • Is there a dance floor?
  • Are there any photography restrictions?
  • Are there sufficient restrooms?
  • Is there a coat room?
  • Will we have use of the entire site? If not, what areas can’t we use?
  • What is the deposit and when is the remainder due?
  • What is the cancellation policy?
  • Do you have music or noise restrictions?
  • Are there any decorating restrictions?
  • Will there be another event during, before, or after ours? If so, how will this affect our wedding?
Capriotti's Wedding Venue, Mcadoo Pennsylvania

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