(Closed) To change or not to change? Vegas or Utah?

posted 7 years ago in Destination Weddings
  • poll: Where should we have the wedding
    Vegas - ceremony at Springs, reception at Hilton : (3 votes)
    25 %
    Utah- Both at the castle : (9 votes)
    75 %
  • Post # 3
    Hostess
    18624 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I say the castle!  It’s beautiful!

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    What a gorgeous and unique place to have a wedding!  I would completely choose the Castle.  And SLC is actually a pretty neat town, so there will definitely be things for your families to do there.

    Post # 6
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    601 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2010 - Heinz Chapel Ceremony, Museum Reception

    As a former Vegas resident, I just have to vote for the Springs Preserve. Vegas is AMAZING in October–it will be absolutely perfect weather!

    Post # 7
    Hostess
    18624 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    @shannon: So far so good.  Can’t really do much yet since I don’t have my CAC card but I have an appointment to get it on Monday!

    Post # 8
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    2373 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    I love the castle and think it’s gorgeous.  If you are concerned about the lodging situation in Layton, keep in mind that Layton is a suburb of SLC and not out in the boonies.  You will have plenty of options.

    Post # 9
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    423 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    What a tough decision!  Both of those venues look really awesome.  What does your SO think?

    You gotta go with your gut on this one.  If you’re not sure what your gut is telling you, I’d say to write them down on two pieces of paper and pull them out of a hat/choose randomly from behind someone’s back etc.  When the one is announced, you’ll know if it was the one you wanted or not.  (Does that make sense? I’m having a hard time describing what I mean). I do this all the time, and it usually works – either I’m happy with the one chosen, or I suddenly realize that I really want one of the other options.

    Good luck deciding! Either way, it looks like it is going to be beautiful and fun!

    Post # 11
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    2209 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Both locations are easy to fly to, so you really can’t go wrong.

    Post # 12
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    4486 posts
    Honey bee

    I would go with the castle since it is more unique and thus guests will remember it more.

    Post # 13
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    1729 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I don’t know… for a DW I kind of feel like the location needs to be a true vacation destination, so that your guests can get that benefit out of coming to it. I actually was invited to a good friend’s wedding in Utah a few years back, and I was strapped for cash and couldn’t justify spending the money to fly out to a place I would normally never travel to, for her wedding. I know it sounds a bit selfish, but to be perfectly honest, if it would have been in Vegas, I would have found a way to afford to go. I do understand that Salt Lake City is a vacation spot in it’s own right, but I just think that more people would be interested in traveling to Vegas. Just my $0.02. 🙂

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