(Closed) Is it crazy to book the first venue you look at?

posted 6 years ago in Venue
Post # 3
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

Not crazy at all. The first venue I arranged for us to look at was my DREAM venue! But of course I lined up a couple more for us to look at the same weekend, just to explore our options. We ended up going with another venue. So, I would say, look at at least a couple more before signing a conctract.

Post # 4
1761 posts
Buzzing bee

We only looked at one venue (although we researched MANY online). We couldn’t be happier with our choice!

Post # 5
5428 posts
Bee Keeper

I would book it now!

Post # 6
8454 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

We looked at a few venues over a weekend but ended up booking the first one we saw. If you love it, I’d say go for it.

Post # 7
1488 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

Not crazy at all. In fact, that is exactly what we did! When you know, you just know!

Post # 8
16213 posts
Honey Beekeeper

We fell madly in love with the first venue we looked at. But I insisted to my husband that we couldn’t just go with the first one, so I dragged him to seven more venues.

…We ended up going with the first one and loving it. So no, not crazy! 🙂

Post # 9
2889 posts
Sugar bee

We booked the first venue we saw. We liked it so much, we cancelled appointments for later in the day so we didn’t have to rush off or waste our time at places we didn’t want to book.

Post # 10
221 posts
Helper bee

Not crazy at all. We booked the second venue we looked at. The prices fit and the place has great reviews. The coordinator told me to walk down the little aisle that the bride walks down, and I cried, so we booked it. Every time we tell a vendor where our wedding and reception will be, they all have something good to say, so it’s definitely reassuring.

Post # 11
146 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m going to agree with everyone else.  Not crazy at all.  In fact, I did the same.  I looked at many online but once I found one I liked, I went to check it out, I still liked, and my gut told me to go for it.  And, most importantly, it was totally in my price range.  It sounds like a good deal to me.  I was afraid of places booking up for my date, so I didn’t hesitate.

Post # 12
2869 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

If that’s what makes your heart sing, and its available and in the price range, DO IT!

Post # 13
168 posts
Blushing bee

Ditto PP’s comments. If you love it and you’ve done some research on other places that aren’t quite measuring up, I’d say go for it!

Post # 14
1087 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Not crazy at all! That is what I did 😀

Post # 15
62 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I did the same thing! I looked around online and everything was BLAH. When I found our venue, I sent my mom to check it out (she lives in the same state as the venue) and booked it! We haven’t even seen it in person. I just know it will be exactly what I want it to be! 

Book it!

Post # 16
853 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

We booked the only place we looked at! It was perfect.

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