One of the questions we field often about local wedding venues is this: are they as good an option as out-of-town wedding venues? We will tackle that question in this article; we are Tarrant Events Center, serving the Greater Fort Worth area with our all-event center. Call us at 817-996-3636 for more information and to arrange for a tour of our event room rental.
Now, though, let’s talk about local wedding venues.
One reason local wedding venues are great options.
We begin with a simple fact: most attendees for the bride and groom, in a majority of weddings, live locally. This means that a local wedding venue is much more convenient for those attending, and this is a huge consideration if you are hoping that all of your invitees will actually attend.
Is this true in all cases? Of course not, and family can always be spread out across the United States; however, the majority of friends and coworkers will live locally, and that is the group this local options affects most.
Second reason why local wedding venues are great options.
If wedding planning only consisted of the wedding venue, weddings would be incredibly simple to plan and a lot less-stressful. However, there are decorations to consider. There is the reception to consider, and there is food, beverages, servers for the reception, entertainment, and a thousand other small details which add up to a major headache, and choosing from reception venues available..
And that headache grows exponentially when you are having your wedding, and reception, held in another city. Just the convenience factor alone makes this a no-brainer. Each problem which arises during the planning stage requires meeting with the event center management, the reception venue management, and those handling the incidentals already mentioned. With local wedding venues, you are a short drive away in dealing with those people. With out-of-town wedding venues, you will find quickly that distance makes everything more difficult.
Third reason to go local with a wedding venue.
The third reason may not seem important to some people, but we believe it is very important, and that is that dollars spent locally stay in the local economy, and that means that everyone in that local economy benefit. In this time of major corporations and multi-state companies, dollars can be infused into distant economies, and that does no one, locally, any good at all.
Our mantra when it comes to business: if at all possible, shop locally, and that means goods and services. Sometimes, obviously, this is not possible, but in the case of local wedding venues, it most definitely is possible.
Final word about Tarrant Events Center.
Tarrant Events Center is locally owned and operated. We take reservations a full year in advance, a nice way for our clients to guard against a possible price increase in rates. And we offer all inclusive pricing, meaning the price you are quoted at the time you make your reservation will be the price you pay in the end, no hidden fees or surcharges.
Call us today and ask us about the ten floor plans we offer.