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How to Choose a Wedding Venue
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
How to Choose a Wedding Venue

Did you know that where you get married reflects a lot about who you are as a couple?  Whether you and your fiancé love wine and must exchange vows at a vineyard or are sophisticated urbanites that can't imagine celebrating your nuptials anywhere but in a loft with nighttime views of the city, here are a few essential tenets for finding the picture-perfect location of your dreams. Self-contained locations - These are venues that provide all of the services you'll need at your wedding.  The Courtyard on the Ridge is a good example of this. From food and beverages to tables and chairs, china and even the wait-staff. These sites are ideal for the bride who wants convenience and ease when planning, because all of the services are coordinated centrally.Off-site locations - These locations provide few to no services, so all these details, from catering to party supply rentals, must be arranged separately. These locales, such as private homes, historic houses or a barn, are made for the bride who want the freedom to pick and choose vendors as they please.Ceremony & Reception in one locale - Logistically, it is often easier to hold the ceremony and reception at the same site. Plus, you may even save money when you don't have to move flowers and decor elements from the ceremony to the reception.  However, it is perfectly workable to have your ...