Are you looking for the perfect Utah wedding venue?

If you’re like many brides, finding a convenient, affordable spot that isn’t already booked – and where you can actually have the ceremony and reception you want – may seem next to impossible.

Don’t let venue-hunting get you stressed out. To make the process easier, we’ve compiled our top pointers for finding the right wedding venue.

DO Check out Wedding Venues in Person

Online photos and virtual tours are helpful for narrowing down your choices for Utah wedding venues. But, to get a real feel for which facility is the best fit for your event, make in-person site visits to see for yourself.

DON’T Wait Until the Last Minute to Begin Venue-Hunting

Start venue-hunting as early as you can – the sooner the better. Venue rental dates book up quickly, especially during the most popular wedding seasons. Starting early means you’ll have more options.

DO Be Flexible with Your Wedding Venue Rental Date

If your date isn’t set in stone, you might have an easier time finding an available venue. Plus, being flexible could help you save on venue rental fees. Select a less popular day of the week, and you may pay less.

DON’T Lose Sight of Your Wedding Planning Priorities

It’s easy to get mesmerized by the beauty of a wedding venue, but don’t let your judgment go out the window. Before signing a contract, make sure the facility you choose is practical for your event and meets your budget.

DO Find Out What’s Included in the Venue Rental Price

With some Utah wedding venues, the rental fee covers only your time at the facility. Others are all-inclusive, with extras like decorations, bar service and a wedding consultant built into the venue rental price. Don’t forget to ask what’s included before booking a date.

DON’T Forget to Ask About Cancellation and Date Change Policies

What happens if you need to cancel or change the date of your event? The answer will vary depending on the facility you select. It’s definitely better to know before you sign on the dotted line, just in case.

DO Get Information on Wedding Venue Vendors

Wedding venues often have preferred florists, caterers, DJs and other vendors. You may not be required to work with these merchants, but the facility may have rules regarding which outside vendors they permit. Research vendor policies ahead of time, so you aren’t surprised later on.

DON’T Rely on Your Memory to Compare Wedding Venues

As you tour various Utah wedding venues, snap plenty of photos. Once you’ve completed a few site visits, the details of the facilities may not be so easy to remember You’ll be glad to have your own pictures when it comes time to compare your venue rental options.

If you are looking for the perfect Utah wedding venue, be sure to visit Aspen Landing. Aspen Landing offers beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, along with the services of an experienced wedding planning consultant and an event hostess – all for an impressively affordable price.

Whether you’re planning a small, intimate gathering or a larger celebration with hundreds of guests, Aspen Landing is the ideal setting. Contact us to schedule a personal, guided tour of our elegant Taylorsville, Utah wedding venue today.

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