How Do I Know If a Wedding Venue is Right for Me?

by | Feb 27, 2024

When you know, you know. 

That simple sentiment may apply to your decision to get married, but choosing a suitable wedding venue can be a little more complex. After all, you want everything to be perfect on your wedding day, and your choice of venue plays an integral role.

The right location contributes significantly to your comfort and your guests’ enjoyment. It will feature prominently in videos and photos shared online and in the memories of those who attend. 

Just as your choice of bridal gown or wedding cake makes a statement about your tastes and personality, so too does the type of space you select for hosting your big day

Narrowing Down Your Options 

If you’re feeling the pressure to pick the best rental space for your wedding, the following advice may help.  

There are a number of factors that come into play when choosing an appropriate location for your wedding. 

  • The number of anticipated guests
  • Allotted budget
  • Your wedding’s theme
  • How central the location is for everyone
  • The desired amenities
  • Availability on the preferred month and date

The criteria above should help shortlist the number of appropriate venues. Depending on the situation, compromises may need to be made. Ultimately, you’ll need to determine what is most essential for you.  

Explore In Person

Everything being even, you should visit all potential locations in person. Online pictures rarely offer the most accurate depiction. 

An onsite tour gives you a better idea of a room’s suitability. The minute you walk into a space, your instincts usually kick in, confirming either a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ feeling. 

Most venues have their own distinct feel. Make note of your first impressions. If a room inspires your imagination as opposed to limiting it, that’s always a good sign. 

Use Your Mind’s Eye

Remember, you may need a little imagination to envision an empty space all decorated up. 

Any experienced venue should have someone available to walk you through the facility while answering all your questions. 

Seek Advice

When visiting potential venues, don’t discount the input of your friends and family! Bring them along as part of the planning excitement. Their insights and initial reactions may prove invaluable in determining the best fit for your needs. 

Ideally, the final decision will be yours to make. With any luck, you’ll feel inspired by your choice.  

Try Sky Hangar First!

Sky Hangar in Pitt Meadows is notable for all the wedding venue must-haves it neatly fulfills. 

Not only does our 6,000 sq. ft. space house million-dollar equipment, but it regularly hosts lavish events with up to 300 guests in attendance. It’s a spacious, modern option for couples in Greater Vancouver who appreciate glamour, privacy, and a unique space that flies miles above your standard banquet hall. 

With all the amenities of a premier Vancouver tourist attraction, Sky Hangar features a built-in adjustable illumination rig and a sophisticated audio/visual system for showcasing your reception in the best possible light.  

Reach out to Sky Hangar today to schedule your tour.