While there are advantages to getting married during each season of the year, many people find that having a fall wedding can be desirable. If you're leaning toward planning a fall wedding and you want to have both indoor and outdoor elements, you'll want to be highly selective about choosing the right venue. It's a good idea to spend one or more days touring different venues in your area to assess how well they can accommodate your fall wedding. During these tours, you should ask several fall-specific questions before you decide which venue will be the best fit. Here are some topics to cover.

Exterior Colors

One of the things that many people enjoy about fall weddings is the selection of rich colors that are found in nature. Various shades of red, orange, and yellow can all add a lot of visual appeal to your wedding photos. It's important to assess what trees are around each of the venues that you visit. Evergreen trees may be beautiful, but they won't turn color in the fall and provide the backdrop that you might like, for example. If fall colors are important to you, you'll want to choose a venue that has a property that is filled with deciduous trees.

Outdoor Comfort

While you might have plans to have your wedding reception take place indoors, it can still be desirable to have outdoor space available to your guests. For example, a venue that has a large patio can be popular for guests who want to get out and enjoy some fresh air throughout the evening. When you're planning a fall wedding, you have to realize that evening temperatures may be cool. Confirm that the venue will have various amenities that will make its outdoor space comfortable for you and your guests. This list may include one or more fire pits, propane heaters, and more.

Fall Decor

It's certainly possible for you to rent decorations to display around the venue, but you'll save time and effort if you choose a venue that is already decorated to suit you. For a fall wedding, you'll want to be sure that the venue has a number of fall-specific decorative elements that it can display. For example, a venue that puts straw bales, pumpkins, and stalks of corn near the front entrance will give your guests a welcoming feeling that is appropriate for the season. Contact local wedding venues to discuss your fall wedding.

For more information on a wedding venue, contact a company near you.