Wedding & Reception Sites
have dreamed about this day for your entire
life, and now the dream is about to come true!
Cultured Cowboy can help you plan the perfect
Western wedding -- down to the smallest detail.
Browse through our "Weddings" site for
tips on how to make your special day the kind
that little girl's dreams are made of.
Have you given
some thought now to what kind of wedding you
want? A romantic candlelit evening
ceremony? A beautiful garden affair that
you can invite the horses to? The largest
wedding your town have ever seen or a small
intimate wedding with just family and a few
friends? The kind of ceremony you are
planning will, of course, determine what type of
site you are considering for your ceremony and
reception. Where a chapel is
appropriate for the small intimate wedding, the
large church would be your choice for the large
Keep in mind
several things when deciding on a site.
More people usually attend Saturday weddings.
Saturday night is usually the most expensive
time for receptions since the menu is usually
more elaborate and alcoholic beverages are
usually served. To save money, you
might consider a morning or afternoon wedding
that calls for a lighter menu without alcoholic
beverages. If you are considering serving
alcoholic beverages, remember, too, most
churches do not allow it on their premises.
Having both the wedding and ceremony at the same
location is extremely convenient, but many young
girl has had visions of a beautiful church
wedding then an all-out celebration. This
is your special day, so do it your way!
When you are
visiting possible sites, be sure to take a
notebook with you and carefully evaluate the
advantages and disadvantages of the site, things
like the arrangements of pews in a church or
even the appropriate area to set chairs in a
garden. When getting price quotes, ask if
everything is included or whether gratuities,
overtime, or taxes are extra and how payment is
expected. Most places will require a down
payment to reserve the facility and a final
guest count and the balance approximately a week
before the ceremony.
misunderstandings, be sure everything is in
writing when you decide on a site and make your
reservations. Don't forget to include
dates, times, prices, and a complete description
of the services to be provided. If
everyone agrees to what is expected, you are
more likely to have everything exactly as you
Weddings by Cultured Cowboy