One of the biggest stressors in planning Toronto weddings is location. Toronto is a great big city however most people like to choose a location with lots of green space for photo opportunities and this can be tricky in a bustling city like Toronto. Tricky, but not at all impossible. The key to locking in your favorite wedding site is booking well in advance. Many couples have secured their wedding locations several months and even a year in advance. If you don’t have that luxury of time you may want to look at having your wedding out of the city but in a commutable distance such as the Niagara Region or having your wedding on a less popular day. For example, the most popular wedding day is always Saturday. It is now becoming more common for couples to have their wedding day n a Friday or another weekday. This option will sometimes provide a lower fee as well if budget is a concern.
Some popular choices for a Toronto wedding locations include historical venues such as the Casaloma, golf courses, wineries, country clubs and some larger hotels. The benefit of choosing a location that is established and regularly holds weddings is that they will have a wealth of resources that can make your wedding planning much easier. From caterers, florists, jewelers, dress companies, photographers, bakeries and invitation printers you will find that most venues will have contacts with reputable businesses that specialize in Toronto weddings. Sometimes it is possible to get discounts from services when you are referred to them. If a discount is not offered, don’t be afraid to ask for one. This is quite common in a Toronto wedding planning and you may not know unless you ask!
Feeling overwhelmed? Don’t be. The beauty of living in a city like Toronto is that there are several resources available to you, right at your fingertips. Your best options will be to visit wedding shows, access websites that will give you some great ideas and many resources, visit the yellow pages and if you are so inclined hire a wedding planner. Many of the resources are available for no fee or at a low cost. They do require a lot of participation on the part of the couple however this is usually a great way to ensure that you get a wedding personalized to your taste and style. In any event, no matter what your budget or wedding dreams, planning a Toronto wedding should be both fun and exciting. Take advantage of the local wedding directories, shows and free online resources. You are sure to find exactly what you need find what it takes to make your wedding day a perfect reflection of your style and taste.