50 Questions You Should Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Venue 

50 Questions You Should Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Venue 

1. Where are outlets located for a photo booth?

2. Are you allowed to throw confetti/rose petals/sprinkles on the property?

3. Is parking available? Do guests have to pay to park?

4. Is there an alternate, indoor space in case of bad weather?

5. Are we allowed to light candles in our centerpieces or sparklers for our grand exit?

6. What brands of alcohol do you serve? Is there a ‘no shot’ policy?

7. Do you offer sit-down dinners or buffets?

8. Is the building handicap accessible?

9. Are we allowed to drop off any of our decorations ahead of time or do we have to do everything on the actual wedding day?

10. Are we allowed to bring our pets?

11. How early can we arrive to set up and take photos before the wedding?

12. Is there a fee for booking outside vendors who aren’t a part of your packages?

13. Is there a guest minimum?

14. What is the guest capacity?

15. How many bathrooms are there? Where are they located?

16. How many weddings do you hold here per day?

17. Are we allowed to hang decorations on the walls?

18. Are we allowed to bring our own drinks?

19. Is there a designated smoking area? Are cigars allowed?

20. Do you provide table numbers/place cards/menus? Or do we have to create our own?

21. Are we allowed to hold our rehearsal dinner here?

22. Do you have a sound/lighting system? Can you accommodate a DJ/live band/iPod?

23. Do you have any vegan/vegetarian meal options?

24. Do kids cost the same price as adults?

25. Is there a corkage fee? Is there a cake cutting fee?

26. How many guests can sit at each table?

27. Are there any restricted areas where we aren’t allowed to take photos or video?

28. Are linens included? If so, what colors are available?

29. Do you provide valet service or a coat check service?

30. Are we allowed to park food trucks outside?

31. Is the location easily accessible for Ubers and Lyfts?

32. Are there any other events going on around town the date of our wedding that would impact traffic?

33. Is there air conditioning/heating?

34. Will the staff help us set up and break down our decorations? Or do we have to handle everything on our own?

35. Are there any hidden fees?

36. Where can we read reviews about you online?

37. How many times will we be visiting before the wedding to finalize our plans?

38. Are there any noise restrictions?

39. What time do we need to be off the property and have the music turned off?

40. How many people can fit on the dance floor at once?

41. What happens in case of a power outage? Do you have backup generators?

42. Who will be assisting me on our wedding day?

43. Is a cake tasting included, free of charge?

44. How long have you been in this business?

45. What type of floor plan do you recommend?

46. Are gratuities included in the price?

47. Are we allowed to hang anything from the ceiling?

48. Are we allowed to give alcohol as a party favor?

49. Do you have any hotel recommendations for our guests?

50. What does the payment plan look like? Thought Catalog Logo Mark