Wedding Venues And Their Hidden Costs

Wedding Venues & Their Hidden Costs


Whether you are planning an overseas destination wedding or a simple backyard ceremony, you will run into multiple rental and planning costs. Some of these are obvious, such as florist, dj and catering, but there are also many fees that you don’t think about initially. We want you to be well-informed and prepared for those mysterious wedding venue costs. Use this guide to make you aware of some of the hidden expenses that may arise as you are planning your big day.

1. Rustic Barn Venue Hidden Costs

If you are planning a rustic, country themed wedding, a barn is the perfect setting. But getting the barn up to par for your ceremony will require lots of work, and don’t forget those extra wedding venue costs.

Restrooms: If the barn is not equipped with restrooms, you will have to provide them yourself, and it’s going to cost you if you want more than the basic porta potty.

Climate Control: Depending on the season, you may be required to rent either heaters or fans to keep yourself and your guests comfortable and happy,

Generator: While barns can be quaint and charming, they may lack certain modern-day luxuries. like electricity, which you will then have to provide.

Cleaning: You definitely want your wedding to be free of spiders, dust and dirt so you will have to hire a commercial cleaning crew to get that rustic, homey feel.

Lighting: Unless the barn has lots of natural light, there will be additional costs to provide adequate lighting.


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