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10 Important Questions You Should Ask Your Event Venue

Planning a memorable event, especially a wedding, can be a joyous and exhilarating journey. When it comes to choosing the perfect venue, you want to make sure it aligns with your vision and needs. Vezalay, a stunning mountain wedding venue in Dahlonega, Georgia, understands the importance of finding the ideal location for your special day. To help you make an informed decision, here are ten crucial questions you should ask your event venue:

1) What Is Your Availability?

Start with the basics. Check if your desired date is available and if the venue can accommodate your event size. Vezalay offers a wide range of availability for various event types, ensuring that your chosen date is possible. For quick reference, check out the calendar here. If you see a wedding on your preferred date, it’s still worth reaching out to us to confirm! 

2) Can You Accommodate My Guest Count?

Make sure the venue can comfortably accommodate your guest count. At Vezalay, our flexible spaces and breathtaking indoor and outdoor areas provide options for intimate gatherings and larger celebrations! Having spaces both indoor and outdoor also provides seamless weather pivots as needed. We're committed to making your event as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

3) What Services and Amenities Are Included?

Ask about the services and amenities provided by the venue. Vezalay offers a range of services and amenities. You’ll have exclusive access to the entire property, including different ceremony spaces, the cottage, and the best views in Dahlonega (okay, we’re partial). We also own Everlasting Events to add ehancements to your event like champagne walls, signature cocktails, and other rentals if you choose! 

4) Are There Restrictions or Regulations?

It's essential to be aware of any venue restrictions or regulations that might impact your event. Vezalay's team can provide you with a clear understanding of any guidelines to ensure a smooth planning process.

5) What Is the Rental Fee and What Does It Include?

Understanding the rental fee and what it includes is crucial for budgeting. Vezalay’s pricing is transparent, and we offer various packages to suit your specific needs with no hidden fees. Our package pricing can be found here.

6) Do You Have Preferred Vendors?

Inquire if the venue has a list of preferred vendors or if you have the flexibility to choose your own. Vezalay has a list of trusted vendors who are familiar with our space and can help bring your vision to life.

7) Can We Bring in Outside Catering or Alcohol?

If you have specific preferences for catering and alcohol, check if the venue allows outside vendors. Vezalay provides flexibility in catering and bar services to meet your unique requirements.

8) What Is the Cancellation Policy?

It's essential to be aware of the venue's cancellation policy in case unforeseen circumstances arise. Vezalay's team can provide you with a clear understanding of our cancellation policy to give you peace of mind.

9) Do You Offer On-Site Coordination or Assistance?

Consider whether the venue offers on-site coordination or assistance on the day of your event. Vezalay provides a venue coordinator to ensure your special day runs smoothly, and you can be present in your moment. 

10) Can We Schedule a Private Tour?

The best way to get a feel for your potential venue is to schedule a private tour! Vezalay offers private tours that cater to your availability. Experience the breathtaking beauty of Dahlonega's mountains, and let us help you bring your dream wedding to life. Don't hesitate to reach out and explore your options—we're here to make your wedding day unforgettable!

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