Planning a party for you and your friends, or even your coworkers can be exciting, but it also presents a few challenges and questions to ask yourself. There are multiple factors to consider when you’re choosing a party venue that you might not immediately think of. Take your time to research the venues and their prices before you decide which one you want.

The Right Choice

Finding which party venue that’s right for you depends on what your needs are, and what kind of party you’re planning on having. Between pricing, who’s attending, amenities, and more, there is a lot to consider when choosing a venue. We’ll go over a few things you should be aware of while you’re choosing the venue that should help you pick one that’s a perfect fit for you.

Table set outside for a weddingBudget

Before you do anything you should take the time to account for your expenses. Not just the price of renting out the venue, but what you’ll be supplying to the party, whether it’s the food or the entertainment. Once you have an idea of how much you’ll be spending on supplies and the entertainment, you can then start to look at the price of the venue itself. Make sure to ask what comes with the rental fee, and if they charge extra for setup and equipment. Include room in your budget for any unexpected expenses that might come up.

Consider Your Guests

Besides knowing what you’ll need to pay to rent the venue, you also want to make sure that whatever venue you choose is big enough to fit everyone you’re inviting. You can start by making a list of everyone attending the party, so you have an idea of how much space you need for your party. Something else you should consider is finding a location that’s convenient for your guests to come to, so you won’t have to worry about people not showing up, because it’s too far of a drive for them.

Venue Reputation

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Even if you find a party venue that’s affordable and has the right amount of space for your guests, that still leaves one aspect unanswered. The overall quality and reputation of the venue.

Do some research online and check reviews of the place you’re considering hosting at to see if it’s a well maintained establishment and what kind of business practices the owners have. Are they the type to cancel on you at the last minute, or even not give you what you paid for? Those are both important questions to consider before you make your decision. You can also ask the venue for references from their former clients.

Where to Look for a Venue

The easiest way to find a venue that can host your party is to search online for party venues in your area. You’ll have access to a lot of information regarding the venue and you can go over your checklist of needs to make sure that it has everything you’ll require for your party. Using social media to find a venue is also a good option. You may have friends that know about good venues, so ask around and see what comes up. Once you think you’ve found the venue that suits you it’s still important to physically visit the location to ensure that it matches what’s being advertised.

Interested in a Barn Venue for Your Party?

Staurolite Barn is the perfect location for hosting parties or any other events including weddings. If you’re interested in learning more about us feel free to visit our website or call us at (706) 203-4768.


Staurolite Barn’s indoor and outdoor venue is open during all seasons of the year for you to schedule your event. Curious about what else we can offer in our event space? Have any questions about our space or venue? Contact us today to get all of your questions answered!