Farm wedding venues are charming. They also come with their own unique set of problems. We talk about the pros, and cons, of farm wedding venues, or garden wedding venues, in this article, brought to you by Tarrant Events Center, serving the Greater Fort Worth area with our all-purpose, and all-event, event center. Call us at 817-996-3636 for more information.
Now, let’s look at the good, and the bad, of farm wedding venues.
The pros of farm wedding venues
Without a doubt, farm wedding venues are lovely and unique and charming. They make for great stories later in life, they are excellent for the wedding photos, and they provide a large area where attendees can spread out, stretch their legs, and perhaps even pet a few animals. Who doesn’t love a good farm wedding venue?
The cons of farm wedding venues
Despite their charm, farm venues come with a long list of cons, and you need to be very aware of them if you are considering such a wedding venue.
Farm wedding venues tend to be pricey. All of that cutesy comes at a cost, and it is not unusual to see such venues priced double what the market would normally bear in price.
Farm wedding venues have one large con which is hard to avoid: they are outside, and that means they are subject to the whims of Mother Nature. Once you schedule that wedding, months in advance, you are locked in on that date, and there is no way to tell what the weather will be like on that date, not from eight or nine months out.
Finally, farm weddings are usually in a distant location, out of the way, in the country, and that makes them not terribly convenient for those attending the wedding.
The best option if you want a farm outdoor wedding venue
If your heart is set on an outdoor wedding venue, your best option is to rent an event space rental which has an indoor option as well as the outdoor venue. That way, if Mother Nature tosses a thunderstorm at you the day of the wedding, you can easily move the event indoors and save the event. This may cost you a bit extra, but it will save your dream and still allow you to take some great wedding photos once the rain stops.
Listen, we are big fans of outdoor venues, but we have seen far too many events ruined because of the weather. Plan for the worst, hope for the best, and be prepared for all eventualities. Thus sayeth the pros at Tarrant Events Center.
A final word about Tarrant Events Center
Tarrant Events Center may not be a farm wedding venue, but we are an indoor event room rental plus over an acre of landscaped grounds, making us one of the few event venues which can handle indoor events as well as outdoor events. Call us and arrange for a tour of our facility. Ask us about our ten floor plans, our reservation a full year in advance feature, and our all-inclusive pricing.