After getting engaged, preparations for the wedding kick off. One of the most important things you will have to do is choose a venue. Ideally, you want to start looking for a venue before you decide on your wedding date. You should start looking for a venue as soon as you are engaged. You want to start your search at least a year before the anticipated wedding day.
If you want to do your reception in Las Vegas, you will have a wide range of venues to choose from. You can decide to go for either an outdoor or indoor venue. If you want the wedding to be held during the summer, it would make sense to go for an outdoor venue. If you want a unique wedding, consider holding the ceremony by a lake.
Las Vegas has many lake wedding venues that would be suitable for any type of ceremony. To fast-track the process of finding a venue, follow the tips below.
i) Have a date for your wedding in mind
You should have an idea of the time when you would like to hold your wedding. For example, do you plan to hold the wedding over winter, spring, summer or fall? You can easily narrow down the wedding venues when you have an idea of the date when the ceremony will be held. For example, hosting an outdoors wedding during the cold winter season would not make sense.
ii) Location of the ceremony venue
You should also decide beforehand where the ceremony will take place. For example, if you want a gallery wedding, is there a church nearby? If you would prefer to host both the ceremony and reception at the same location, decide whether they would both be held indoors or outdoors. For example, you can decide to host the ceremony by the lake and then move the reception indoors when the sun goes down.
iii) How long will the reception go on?
It is also important to have an idea of how long the reception will last. For instance, will you want the reception to be held during the day or at night? Will your guests be fine with a reception party that goes up into the night? Some wedding venues will keep the music play for as long as you want. At other venues, there may be a time restriction on how long the ceremony can go to comply with local laws. You should talk with the management of the venue to know what to expect of the time frame of your ceremony.
The above are three important things to consider when looking for a lake wedding venue in Las Vegas.