What to Look for When Shortlisting Indian Banquet Halls

May 06, 2021

Weddings, especially Indian weddings, can be exhausting but you have to go through the arrangements and ensure that every last detail is planned carefully so that your wedding is a success.

What to Look for When Shortlisting Indian Banquet Halls

One of the things that you will have to handle is a banquet hall. You would have to scout around for one.

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Finding the perfect banquet hall can be a little tedious if you do not know what to look for. Here are some tips to help you shortlist Indian banquet halls in Dallas and other cities in the US.

1. Capacity of the Banquet Hall

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First, you need to decide whether you will be hosting a big, fat Indian wedding or if you would like to have a small, more intimate wedding. Once you decide this, you will know how many people you intend to invite to the wedding. Visit banquet halls to check the capacity. Remember, your guests will be seated and hence, the hall should be big enough to comfortably accommodate your guests and also to arrange the buffet table and space for dancing.

Also Read: Things to Consider When Checking Out Indian Wedding Venues in Los Angeles

2. Amenities Offered

Many banquet halls come with stringent guidelines and need to adhere to health, fire, and safety rules. So, if you intend to hire an Indian wedding DJ in Los Angeles or other cities, make sure that the banquet hall is big enough for the equipment and also power outlets. Furthermore, certain banquet halls will provide things like tables, chairs, covers for the tables and chairs, and even food counters. Be sure to find out what is included in the price so that you know whether it is worth it.

3. Lighting is Important

Lighting is essential to set the mood for the wedding. However, Indian weddings can be a little more complicated – they can be held during the day or in the wee hours of the morning. In case your wedding is scheduled for the morning, look for a banquet hall that is naturally bright and allows sunlight to come in. For a night wedding, the banquet hall should be brightly lit, without being garish. The lighting arrangement should be good enough for a professional wedding photographer to click stunning pictures of you and your guests. Otherwise, what is the point of hiring the best bridal hair stylist in San Francisco or other cities if your photos are unable to capture the beauty? Do not let the cost be the deciding factor. Instead, look at the size and amenities to ensure the banquet hall is the right one for your wedding.

Also Read: Real Bride Reveals: Tips To Consider While Selecting A Wedding Venue

4. Read Contracts

Event Designer: Siblana Events

Lastly, after selecting a banquet hall, ensure that you have read the contracts thoroughly. Make sure that you read the cancellation clause and all other policies. If you are good with the terms of the contract, then sign. Don't hesitate when it comes to negotiating items on the contract. Venues will work with you to see what they can and cannot include so make sure you have what you want to be drafted out in your contract to avoid any disappointment later on.

Looking to find affordable wedding venues now that you've shortlisted the ones you're interested in?

Featured Photo: Inma Del Valle Photography

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