Wedding planning, when not handled correctly, can drain all the joy out of the days preceding your ceremony. Delegate some of the wedding planning to people you trust.

To garner a better price on your wedding venue, look for a date that won’t fall during wedding season. The wedding season traditionally begins in May lasting through September. Venues tend to be pricier during these months. If you still want to have your wedding during this time, be sure to make all your arrangements well in advance so you receive the best possible deal.

Remember to consider how you would like the alcohol at your reception served, and how much it will cost. If there’s a bar that’s open, it can be expensive, especially the longer it’s open. Ask the venue about their various alcohol service options.

The earlier you buy things for your wedding and plan things out the cheaper …