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Archive for August, 2019


The Truth about Wedding Event Venues

Most couples have no ideas that having a wedding at a venue of their choice is not simple as showing up and getting married.  There are major factors to consider before you sign a contract with a wedding venue.  First,  you need to know about their cancellation policy and make sure that issues related to circumstances beyond your control are addressed.  What if you want to postpone the wedding because of a hurricane is coming, will there be a  fee? Do you get your deposit back?

Major wedding venues have restriction on third-party vendors.  Don’t assume that your favorite photographers will automatically be able to cover your wedding.  They might have to request to be approved,  if they are not on the list approved vendors. Don’t assume that the request will be granted.  These wedding venues approve these third party vendors, because they know their routines, these vendors are familiar with the facility requirements and abide by them.  Therefore, consider having an addendum to the contract that allows you to have vendors, be it bakers, bands or DJs, etc, bid for your wedding event.

What about insurance?  The same way that you might sometime wants to get flight insurance, getting insurance for your wedding should be a consideration.  What if your guests cause property damage to the venue?  What if some of your guests get injured?  Expenses associated with  canceled or postponed weddings will incur. That’s why, you need to consider getting wedding insurance if you are getting married.

Navigating these issues will help if you have a wedding expert at hand to guide you.  That’s why we always recommend couple to consider for their wedding calling, the Lightner Museum Weddings & Events, the most incredible of St Augustine wedding venues, where you will find the most professional and knowledgeable wedding exports to help you plan your wedding the right way.