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Walking across the sand to wed
your partner might be perfect for
you, or you could be after a rustic
church with charm and character.
Whatever type of wedding you
are after, there is a range of venues
across the Milton Ulladulla district
that are perfectly suited to a wed-
Regardless of whether you
choose to have a traditional or a
modern wedding, pick a reception
venue that will suit the formality,
theme and ambience of your wed-
During peak wedding seasons,
reception venues are in high
demand and can often book up
Make sure you have enough
time ahead of the wedding date to
research and book your venue.
This is an area where you do not
want to wait to the last minute to
book as this will often result in not
getting what you wanted.
If planning an outdoor wed-
ding, it is essential to contact the
council and find out the fees,
charges and restrictions in place
for your chosen venue.
Many council owned and man-
aged reserves are open for wed-
dings, but are subject to various
It might be a good idea not to
book your wedding around major
Always ask your reception
venue if they hold more than one
reception on any given day.
If another reception is booked
for after yours, you do not want to
be rushed out as soon as your time
Also ask what happens if your
wedding runs overtime and any
fees that might be involved.
Bear in mind that you will need
about two hours to set up for the
If there is a lunch scheduled
before your dinner reception,
make sure you allocate enough
time to get everything ready and set
up before your guests arrive.
Ensure that the venue is set up
so there is enough room for recep-
tion events such as cutting the cake
and the first dance.
You might find that a room that
fits 200 for cocktails will not be big
enough for a sit-down dinner and
dancing, so always be sure to ask.
Find out how much deposit is
required to secure a venue and ask
about cancellation policies.
Most weddings include danc-
ing, so you will want to ask your
reception venue if there are any
restrictions on music.
Find out if there will be enough
electrical outlets for your musi-
cians or DJ.
Always get everything in writing
and ensure that the contract you
get from your reception venue cov-
ers all the items you've discussed
and agreed upon.
ROCKIN' RECEPTION: The region offers a great range of wedding locations, including some great reception
venues, like the Ulladulla ExServos. PHOTO: Niche Photographics.
CHOICE: Getting married locally gives couples a choice of many beautiful
locations including some lovely churches. PHOTO: Firefly Images.
Lovely locations for local weddings
Princes Hwy, Ulladulla ~ 4455 1444
Suitable for intimate
weddings or up to 300.
Ceremony can be
held inside or in the
All functions catered for
by Stewart's Catering.
• Sound system
• Dance floor
• Full bar facilities
• Cocktail Lounge
Bookings are already
being taken for 2011.
Courtesy bus available.
available online or from
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