Our venue is going into foreclosure.. eek! 10 months out

posted 3 years ago in Venue
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

@Preludeangel:  yikes!  i hope you find something soon.

this happened to me with my previous wedding.  the cater closed his doors less than a month before my “june” wedding.  ouch.  my advise, stay calm, stay focused and stay positive that you will find something new.

good luck.

Post # 4
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432 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Foreclosure process can be a long drawn out battle. If the company is fighting for it you still have a chance to have your wedding there.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Have you thought about looking into something like this: http://www.bridalbrokerage.com/

 

Maybe there is something available through them for your current date that isn’t too far away?  Good luck to you, what a terrible situation!

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

What did the venue offer in terms of getting your deposit back?

I appreciate that they say they are “fighting for their business” but if they had paid their bills in the first place, they wouldn’t be in this position – thus putting their clients in this position. I’d get out and find another place and find it fast. I hope everything works out for you and you get to keep your date. 

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

o goodness! im sorry your going thru this! Start looking everywere for a new venue! im in stl and we only booked ours 10 months out, so theres hope that you can find something. it wont be your first choice obvlisouly, however you dont want to have to redo everything with dates already on it!

Good luck

Post # 9
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539 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@Preludeangel:  You should start looking into other places and call to see if they have your date available.  There are plenty of places in upstate NY (if that’s where you want to hold your wedding).

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

You should be receiving your deposit back

Post # 12
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

10 months is not that little!! i started planning in november and i had my wedding in april! just search for another venue in the area like crazy and i’m sure you’ll find one

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@Preludeangel:  i highly doubt they can charge you the entire $16k. you’d have to cancel much closer to your wedding for something like that to happen. if they try to charge your CC, then file a dispute with the CC company.

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