Happy #WeddingWednesday! If you're currently planning your wedding at the Museum, this blog post is for you! There are so many details to cover leading up to your wedding day so, in order to keep things simple here at the venue, we have put together a list of things to think about and check off your list throughout the planning process in four major areas.
How many people will be at the head table?
Will you be having a traditional, kings, or sweetheart head table?
What is your total guest count without the head table?
How many guest tables will you need? (8 people can be seated at one guest table)
What additional tables will you be needing in the venue? (i.e. guest book table, appetizer table, dessert table, etc.)
For those having their ceremony, how many chairs will you be needing? Where would you like the ceremony to take place?
If you are having both your ceremony and reception here, who is on your switchover team?
What additional rentals will you be needing from the MoVM? The following are some examples:
Napkins (quantity, color, and folding) - $0.40 each unfolded and $0.60 each folded
Atrium TV - $25
Sound System - $75
White Backdrop - $65
Projector/Screen - $75
Water Station - $45
What type of bar will you have? (i.e. cash bar, host bar, drink tickets, etc.)
What special orders (if any) will you be needing? (i.e. kegs, boxed wine, etc.)
Will you be having a champagne toast? If so, for how many and when?
Total Rental Period = 12 Hours
What time would you like to begin decorating? How many hours will you be needing for this?
Who are your vendors and when will they need access to the Museum? They'll need to set-up during your total 12 hours. (i.e. caterer, rental companies, cake, florist, DJ, etc.)
What time will you need doors open for your event?
What time will your guests arrive?
What time will you want the bar to start?
Will you be having a social hour?
What time is dinner planned to begin?
If you are having a dance, what time is that planned to begin?
What time will your event end?
What time will you have all decorations cleaned up and guests out of the venue by?
If you have additional rentals from outside the MoVM, what time will those rentals be picked up on the evening of your event? (Must be within the 12 hours scheduled).
If the MoVM staff have questions during your event, who will be our point of contact for the evening?
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