5 Smart Wedding Savings Tips at Kiana Lodge
1. Choose One Venue Instead of Two
Kiana Lodge has a great venue to for both the wedding ceremony and reception venue, meaning you don’t have to pay two separate location fees. Kiana Lodge wedding rentals include use of Garden Atrium, Main Lodge, the grounds, and deep-water dock. Having your wedding celebration all at one venue also reduces stress leading up to and the day of by just having one vendor for both. In addition, guests love when they don’t have to drive from the ceremony to get to the reception!
2. Get Married in the Off-Season
Summer is typically classified as “wedding season.” Although it may be more convenient for guests traveling to attend the wedding during the summer when the weather is nice and sunny, consider an off-season month, such as November or January, to reduce your costs. Plus, it’s much easier to get your dream weekend date, your vendors won’t be as busy, and your money will indubitably go farther than it will in the spring and summer This will also save you money when you book your honeymoon!
3. Get Married on a Weekday
Traditionally, most people don’t consider other days to have their wedding as Saturday is the most common day to get married. It’s convenient, it’s traditional, and it’s what most people are used to. And because it’s the most common day, it’s also the most expensive. Kiana Lodge offers special pricing on weekdays, with Monday through Thursday rates starting as low as $1,000!
4. Have a Morning or Early Afternoon Wedding
Although it may be tricky for a bride to get herself ready bright and early, having an earlier in the day wedding can save money. Kiana Lodge offers pricing for morning and early afternoons up until 3pm. Serving a brunch or lunch at the reception is much more cost effective option than serving a dinner. Plus, you will have more time to spend with your new spouse on your actual wedding day!
5. No Day-of Coordinator Needed
Wedding days are stressful enough and many brides and grooms opt to hire a day-of wedding coordinator. At Kiana Lodge, your wedding comes with a Day-Of Supervisor, who will ensure that your plans are carried out smoothly and to help handle any issues that may come up. With Kiana taking care of the details of the day, you can enjoy all the special moments with your family and friends without stressing and truly eat, drink, and be married!