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 Wedding Venue

Questions to Ask Your Wedding VenueHere are 31 important questions to ask when considering a wedding venue. 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 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!


38 Questions to Ask a Wedding Photographer

Questions to Ask Your Wedding PhotographerYou've put so much time and effort into planning your wedding you'll want every special moment captured in photos. But how  do you know which photographer is right for you? Whether you’re considering any of our Certified By The Guide wedding photographers or another professional, you need to do your homework. Here are the questions you should ask those photographers who've made your short list.


Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner

Questions to Ask a Wedding Planner

In the first flush of joy after your engagement, you probably began browsing wedding websites, social media sites like Pinterest, and magazines. If you soon felt buried by a blizzard of checklists and a daunting array of decisions, 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 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. This list of questions has been compiled to help ensure that no detail is left unaddressed (no pun intended), whether you’re working with a stationery boutique, an online vendor, or a graphic designer.


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.


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