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PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!! VENUES

Good afternoon everyone! I am in the first stage of the planning for my wedding.
I will be getting married exactly one year from today. Sept 22,2012!

I am looking for a pretty reasonable venue for my wedding and reception and since im paying, my budget NO more than $5000.00 for everything.

Although Ive read some post im still lost!
I will have right at 100 guest
Ive looked at the Desoto Civic Center which is pretty reasonable but I am open to any others you may have for me. Please help. THanks!!!

Re: PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!! VENUES

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    fallbride1109fallbride1109 member
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    edited December 2011
    You might want to start here:

    http://dfwvendorlist.yolasite.com/reception-venue.php

    Not sure if you mean $5k is for food and beverage or just the rental.  Winfrey point at White Rock is budget friendly but totally DIY (and you'd be getting married outside by the lake). 
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    edited December 2011

    I assumed you meant $5k for everything -- venue, food, photographer, music/DJ, etc.

    This thread (clicky) has my favorite recommendation in it. Quote:
    "You might try the Heard Museum in McKinney- their Science Resource center is DIY- but they have a kitchen, include tables and chairs, and have an ipod hookup. They also allow any caterers and byob. But it is kind of small- 100 people max. They have ceremony places on site- including a balcony and other outdoor sites for an additional fee. Also, the Dallas Heritage Center has all of their rates listed online."

    Also, community centers might be a really good bet since they are usually very inexpensive, but the ones I've seen generally don't allow alcohol to be onsite. My favorite is the Brookside Center in Hurst -- it's very pretty and there's actually a knottie on the board having her wedding there.

    Also, since your date is on a Saturday, you can still generally have a less expensive wedding if you opt for a daytime, brunch, or non-meal-time wedding, whichever venue you choose.

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    winechic25winechic25 member
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    edited December 2011
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    mrowl09mrowl09 newb
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    edited December 2011
    Thank you all sooo very much for this information posted.

    I am looking for venues in the Dallas area!
    $5000.00 would be for everything, I may have to add a little more cash to do everything though! THank you thank you thank you.


    If there's anyone who has more information, please send it my way!
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