In 2023, the average rental cost of a wedding venue is between $1650-$2336. The main factors that affect overall spend are: location, time of year, event time of day and other in-house services included. It is not uncommon for some locations to charge in excess of $5K-$10K is considered a luxury or premier venue. Use this cost as a rough estimate as to what other couples are spending.
- Some venues require that you use their “preferred” vendors because they usually have contracts with them.
- Do not assume that parking is included in your overall cost. Most venues charge a fee for their valet service as well as their parking amenities.
- Avoid confusion by requesting an itemized list of fees-or take this one with you-and tally the costs of each fee and service you will most likely use for your event.
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