Where you choose to have your wedding will ultimately fall to a gut feeling; i.e can you imagine hosting a great party here? But what about the practical things you need to consider? Wellington Weddings has a great post on the top questions to ask when choosing your venue. From our own experience (i.e. starting our honeymoon by packing up after our wedding), and from what we heard from past couples this one really struck home:
3/ WHAT TIMES WILL THE VENUE BE AVAILABLE TO US?
Get a clear picture of when you’ll take control of the space (to begin set up) and when you have to be finished (some venues have a closing time in place, or require further payment/overtime beyond a certain point).
Read them all over on the Wellington Weddings blog.