Questions to ask the wedding venue

  • How long can I provisionally hold a date for?
  • How many guests does the venue accommodate in the day and the evening?
  • Is the venue licensed for Civil Ceremonies?
  • Is the venue available for exclusive hire? Eg, no other weddings happen on the same day.
  • Who will be the point of contact in the lead up to the wedding?
  • Do I have to use recommended vendors?
  • Do you have accommodation on site?
  • Is there enough parking for all of our guests?
  • Are there areas for both of us to get ready in the morning?
  • What is the change over plan from ceremony to reception room?
  • Are fireworks / confetti allowed?
  • What size tables do you have?
  • Is there a cake-cutting fee?
  • Can you accommodate a live band or DJ? When can they set up?
  • Could we plug an iPhone into your sound system?
  • What time will our evening reception need to finish?
  • How much will the initial deposit be and when is the final payment due?
  • What's the cancelation policy?
  • Do you have public liability insurance? 

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