One of the most iconic and visible aspects of an Indian wedding is the mandap which only applies to Hindu, Jain and Sikh weddings or the altar. There are SO many styles and designs and really there’s no limit to … Continue reading Gazebo vs. Non-Gazebo Mandaps at Indian Weddings: Framework for Venue and Decor Decisions at Indian Weddings
In our work helping South Asians find the perfect wedding venue we almost always hear this from couples, “I’m leaning towards a nicer venue so that I don’t have to spend as much on decor.” And our reaction is no, … Continue reading “If I Go With a Nicer Wedding Venue Then I Won’t Need As Much Decor”….That Isn’t Really True.
For an Indian wedding in the United States, a budget of about $50,000 with 200-250 guests is pretty common. That’s why we’re writing this post. We get a lot of questions about budgets and budget distribution, so we wanted to share … Continue reading Having a $50K; 250-guest Indian Wedding? Things For You To Know.
For an Indian wedding in the United States, a budget of about $100,000 with 300 to 350 guests is pretty common. That’s why we’re writing this post. We get a lot of questions about budgets and budget distribution, so we wanted … Continue reading Having a $100K; 350-guest Indian Wedding? Things For You To Know.
When I help couples and their families find a venue for their Indian wedding, one thing they always ask about is how to serve breakfast to the guests that are staying overnight. Indian weddings are known for their warm hospitality. … Continue reading Cracking Down on Costco at Indian Wedding Venues
Do you know how much things cost for an Indian wedding in Southern California? There are so many articles on the internet for Western weddings but not a whole lot of information for Indian weddings…until now. How much of the … Continue reading Indian Wedding Budget Infographic: Free Download
Anyone planning an Indian wedding knows that food is really really really really important. Guests remember the food, comment about it later and it’s a key aspect of your wedding guests experience. When we talk about serving lunch, what we … Continue reading Cost Saving Lunch Ideas At Indian Weddings
In my work helping couples find their wedding venue, we naturally end up talking about the bar and how bar packages work. Couples often ask me whether they can bring their own alcohol. The short answer is it depends on … Continue reading Can You BYO Alcohol to an Indian Wedding in Southern California?
Indian weddings are known for their warm hospitality. We want our wedding guests to feel welcome and comfortable throughout the wedding weekend. A component of that is serving breakfast to your guests. Venues are happy to work with you to … Continue reading Cost Effective Ways to Serve Breakfast at an Indian Wedding
As you plan your wedding and costs add up, it’s likely that at some point you’ll ask yourself, “should we invite everyone to everything?” This is a guide to help you think through this. It’s a balance of cost, social … Continue reading Should You Invite Everyone to Everything?
Is this you? You’ve started wedding planning and it’s kinda overwhelming? Not sure which vendors to book first? No worries, we’re here to help! 1st: Let’s start by detailing the vendors you’ll need: Out of these, the first thing you’ll need … Continue reading What Vendors Do You Book First for an Indian Wedding?
The details at an Indian wedding make all the difference. With so many moving parts and tiny details like making your hashtag signs, it’s a good idea to plan and budget for these things as early on as possible: distributing … Continue reading Important Wedding Indian Venue Details to Budget For
People ask us this question ALL the time. So we created an infographic to help you understand what to expect. ShaadiShop’s South Asian Wedding Budget Infographic; download it free. Avoid sticker shock Have some idea of costs before you start … Continue reading How Much Does A South Asian Wedding Cost?