Find Wedding Ideas: Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue and Vendors

Weddings are wonderful and romantic and personal...but let's be real: your wedding is also a business transaction. 

Make sure you get everything in writing and don't sign anything until everything you care about is spelled out in black and white. 

Beso Weddings & Events | Justina Louise Photography


To help you navigate through the tons of details and logistics involved in every aspect of your wedding, we've put together a comprehensive list of questions to ask the venues and vendors you’re considering. Getting the answers to these important questions will help you ensure your wedding comes off without a hitch!


Questions to Ask a Private Estate Wedding Venue

Questions to Ask a Private Estate Wedding VenueWe love the idea of a wedding at home. But did you ever consider getting married at someone else's home? With private estates, you can get married at your dream house—without actually having to own it. However, there are some unique considerations that come with booking a private estate for your wedding—which is why we've come up with this list of questions to ask!


Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner

Questions to Ask a Wedding PlannerIn the first flush of joy after your engagement, you’ll probably begin browsing magazines and wedding websites…and soon feel buried by a blizzard of checklists and a daunting array of decisions. That’s when you and your fiancé might want to think about hiring a professional wedding planner. Wanna know what questions you should ask? We've got you covered.


Questions to Ask a Wedding Venue

Questions to Ask Your Wedding VenueHere are some questions to ask when considering a location for your wedding. Make sure to ask them all and get everything in writing in your final contract! We even have a printable PDF version that you can 3-hole punch and stick in your wedding binder.


Questions to Ask a Wedding Caterer

Questions to Ask Your Wedding CatererBesides your location, the food and drink for your wedding bash will probably consume the largest portion of your wedding budget. And trust us when we say, catering contracts are far from simple. We're here to help you navigate this tricky terrain with our list of questions to ask your caterer.


21 Questions to Ask When Ordering Your Wedding Invitations

Questions to Ask About Your Wedding InvitationsNothing sets the tone for an event like an impeccably designed wedding invitation. Bring this list of must-ask questions to the stationery boutique or graphic designer you're considering to ensure that no detail is left unaddressed (no pun intended).


Questions To Ask Your Wedding Floral Designer

Questions to Ask About Your Wedding FlowersFloral designers do much more than just supply the bouquet! They help create the look and mood for your wedding ceremony, as well as centerpieces and other table decorations for the reception. Needless to say, you and your floral designer will have a lot to talk about! So we've armed you with some questions to ask.


Questions to Ask a DJ or Live Entertainment

Questions to Ask About Your Wedding DJ or BandToo often choosing the entertainment is left to the end of your overwhelming "Wedding To Do List"—but it shouldn’t be! Not only does music set the appropriate mood, but a skilled Master or Mistress of Ceremonies will gracefully guide your guests from one spotlight moment to another. To get you started, we've put together this list of questions that will help you evaluate a DJ, band, or other entertainer.


Questions to Ask a Cake Designer

Questions to Ask About Your Wedding CakeNext to your dress, the cake is probably a wedding’s most important icon. And whether you want a traditional multi-tiered confection, a miniature Statue of Liberty (hey, that’s where he proposed!) or a cupcake tower, your wedding cake should reflect your personality. Be sure to use the following questions as a guide when evaluating a potential wedding cake designer.


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