Indian weddings are synonymous with vibrancy, colors, scores of people, a number of chirpy, happy relatives, blissful bride to be and groom. Indian wedding celebrations go beyond the celebration of love between two people. Instead, it’s the celebration of our culture, marriage as an institution, the love and bond between families and the perfect opportunity to rekindle memories with long-lost relatives and friends. Even the most basic of Indian weddings are full of fun, enjoyment and an aura of festivity. Perhaps that’s the reason why planning an Indian wedding could actually be quite tough. Still, you don’t have to worry. Use these simple planning strategies to organize that perfect wedding day.
Determine your budget and your guest lists
Weddings can be pricey. That’s particularly true for Indian weddings. With so many functions and so many rituals to follow through, the money spent on Indian weddings can actually sky-rocket. Therefore, it is essential that you know your budget. Even if you aren’t on a tight budget, you should consider creating an alternate financial document so that you don’t end up overspending later. Once the budget is decided, prepare your guest list.
Choose to hire Wedding Organizers
In India, wedding organizers are usually those Chachas and Mamas, Buas and other sisters among other relatives. But for once, give your relatives a chance to enjoy rather than stressing about different things. And no, wedding organizers aren’t expensive. In fact, they can work with different types of budget to give you the best, fairy tale wedding. So, hire organizers, who in turn can hire event decorator for themed Indian wedding decorations. You can organize a themed or destination wedding and use the real, magical colors that enhance overall charm of your wedding venue.
Choose a wedding venue
Most often, marriages in India are organized during a set of auspicious time. And during this period, most of the resorts or wedding venue fill relatively quickly. So, you should choose and book a wedding venue months beforehand. This will help you avoid any troubles later. It will also give you the opportunity to choose a venue that fits right into your needs and budget. Otherwise, you may have to compromise with the quality of venue.
Decide on catering
While your wedding organizer will find the right caterers and companies for your wedding, you should still involve yourself and see if the catering services are worthy, reliable and offer the kind of delicacies that you would want for the wedding. It is important to communicate the organizers and event planners while seeing the food, specifically regional foods are cooked to perfection.
Hire a photographer
Now that your outfit, the venue and everything else is ready, all you need to do is hire a photographer. A wedding planner can help you find the right photographer who can bring out photos you will cherish for a lifetime.
So, don’t be scared. Go ahead and plan that wedding!