(Closed) I think i’m going to just up the venue search…

posted 8 years ago in Venue
  • poll: Did you hate venue shopping?
    YES! YES! YES! So glad it's over! : (19 votes)
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    No, it was easy. : (16 votes)
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  • Post # 3
    10850 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I have not a clue about Socal, but I feel your pain. We needed to find a venue that allowed us to bring in our own caterer (top of the list priority for us) and had a bit of a rustic feel. It took me FOREVER to find a place. Oh my gosh it was the worst part of the planning process. When we did find it, I was ecstatic and it worked out really well, but ugh, I would not go through that again! I hope your parents or Father-In-Law are able to find something for you.

    Post # 4
    2742 posts
    Sugar bee

    I am in the same HELL!! It sucks being a long distance bride. At least I could have gone to places after work here but no, it has to be when I schedule a flight. I’m getting sick of it all. I already did one whirlwind tour and another one coming up next month. Le sigh….

    Post # 5
    221 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Ugh every venue we visit just makes me feel like I’m getting a wedding in a box.. like I can’t make anything my own.. and it just frustrates me! and anything I do like I can’t really afford.. it all makes me want to scream..

    Post # 6
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Venue shopping was the WORST. I found it horrible because we really wanted a unique venue and we had a pretty low budget… it took FOREVER to find a place we liked that we could afford. 

    Post # 7
    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    i breathed the hugest sigh of relief when we signed a contract with our venue. planning from afar makes it even harder since you have to cram a lot of venue shopping into a short amount of time. just know that it gets easier from here!

    Post # 8
    1030 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I HATED IT WITH A PASSION!!!!!! Trying to find something in a reasonable location, with a nice place for a ceremony, nice place for reception, good food options, nearby hotels, and within our small budget was HELL. Hell.

    Post # 9
    115 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I’m still in the middle of picking a venue, but at this point I’m not enjoying it that much. Making a decision has been more difficult that I anticipated…

    Post # 11
    459 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I hate shopping around for things, but venue shopping for me was a piece of cake. I had very specific expectations about size, price, and location. We visited one place that fit the bill, and booked it right away!

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