Tips on how to find the perfect wedding or venue at an affordable price.
We have all set a budget for our big day, and can't help but feel discouraged when we set out on step #1: finding the perfect venue. You quickly learn that the nicest, most stylish venues are priced so high, they blow your budget right out of the water. They know they have a good thing and with constant inquiries, they realize that they can name their price and people will pay it (even if you can't). What can you do?
Don't lose heart. There are some hidden gems throughout your area, you just have to know where to look. Here in San Diego, we have a lot of beautiful parks (with excellent weather year round to boot!), more specifically Balboa Park for us San Diegans (managed by the City of San Diego....which means it's inexpensive), along with a variety of other places that can give you the wedding you want at a price you can afford.
Understand that if you are working on a budget, that may translate to extra work to get you exactly the vision you want. The right venue can take some of that load off, but not all...and at what cost?
If you are looking for a great venue at the right price, here are some places to start:
Before you write these places off, go check a few out with an open mind. You may be able to make the wedding you want happen at a price you won't lose sleep over. When you start considering all of the pieces that go into making your wedding YOURS...you realize that you can work with most any space.