A great way to save money on your wedding day is by having a backyard wedding. With new DIY ideas readily available on things like pinterest. If you want to do a back yard wedding consider these questions before you do it.
1. Is the yard big enough for all of your guests? -- consider downsizing the guest list if necessary.
2.What are the costs involved?-- Compare and contrast what it will cost you to supply all or the seating, decorations and food in comparison to a vender before you go ahead with your decision
3.What is the city and neighborhood going to say? Different neighborhoods have sound ordinances or occupancy limits and neighborhood associations can be very strict about what type of functions can and can’t go occur. You might run into difficult neighbors, or even if they’re friendly – you’ll want to let them know that there will be a wedding on that date so that they don’t schedule their pool to be dug during your ceremony! There might be other fees you’ll have to pay the city, or vendors to come to your literal backyard.
4.What do you need to rent, buy, or borrow? Considering you may need chairs, tents, tables, food, flower arrangements, etc.
5.Where will everyone Park? Do you have enough room for all of the cars? You might have to have a valet to run cars down the street or to another lot.
6. Do you have enough restrooms? you want to have enough restrooms and this is easily solved by renting several portable restrooms . No worries – porta-potties have come a long way and you can order them at varying levels of fancy. From your basic construction site model all the way to a fully electronic model with robots!!
7. Who will clean up after the event? A great idea would to have family and close friends hep you out and tear down the event for you. No bride and groom want to clean up right after their wedding. Family usually wants to help out so see if they would be willing to tear down afterwards.
8. Where will the photo session take place? Do you have a nice area to take photos-- is it aesthetically pleasing?You don’t have to have this in your backyard but a place near by that you could easily travel to-- within reason.