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Boise and Treasure Valley Wedding Venues
Saturday, January 14, 2017
By Lynn Gormley Photography
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Looking for a venue for your Boise or Treasure Valley wedding? Relax and read on...

When Should You Start Looking for Your Boise Treasure Valley Venue

The venue should be one of the first things you do when planning your wedding, as many of your other decisions and expenses are determined by what your venue will or won't provide.You don't want to spend a lot of time and money on table linens, for example, if it's provided through your venue. The details and amount of items you need add up really quickly, so you'll want to know how much to budget for these items. It's like which came first, the chicken or the egg! You can't know that until you know how much you'll be spending for some of the more expensive parts of your day, like your venue.

 

Finding the best Boise Treasure Valley Venue for you

After doing some research, I've come up with some venues you may not have realized were even out there. Or maybe I missed some great options that you'd like to share? By the way, please do! I know finding a wedding in the Boise or Treasure Valley area can be one of the more nerve wracking crazy-making parts of planning your special day! The following links are in no particular order....

 

Once you think you've found the right wedding venue, get on the same page

I previously wrote an article on what to consider and ask your potential venue when planning your Boise or Treasure Valley wedding. Hopefully that sparked some ideas and 'must haves' for your wedding or reception venue. and now that you have a list to some fabulous local Boise and Treasure valley venues, make sure and have your questions handy!

Best wishes and happy planning your beautiful day!

Idaho Botanical Gardens                                                                                                                                                                                                                (208) 343-8649     


Boise Depot
(208) 608-7644


Boise Reservable Parks

Hidden Springs
(208) 229-2323


Riverside Boise Rose Garden
(208) 343-1871



Banbury Golf Course-Eagle
(208) 939-4600


Powerhouse event center
(208) 331-4005


Bishop's House
(208) 342-3279

 

Harmony Ranch                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (208) 407-5710


Eagle Hills Golfcourse-Eagle
(208) 939.0402


Sawtooth Winery
(208) 467-1200
info@sawtoothwinery.com


Lazy R Ranch
horseshoe bend
(208) 584-3100


White Willow Ranch
Star
(208) 941-4031
booking@whitewillowestate.com


Clubhouse Event Center
(208) 322-5550
Manager.jody@theclubhouseeventcenter.com


Honalee Farm
eventsweb@honaleefarm.com
(208) 286-0533


Indian Creek Winery
Kuna
(208) 891 7151


The Adelmann Event Center
(208) 867-5119


Boise Art Museum
(208) 345-8330


CW Penthouse
(208) 331-3516


4th Street Gardens-Emmett                                                                                                                                                                                              (208)398-8273


Fox Canyon vineyards
(208) 896-4851


Wild Rose Manor-Caldwell
(208) 454-3331


Water's Edge Event Center
(208) 867-5119


Sandstone Vineyards-Kuna
(208) 866.1334

Alpine Ponds
(208) 859-2759


Crystal Ballroom
(208) 336-0533


Plantation Country Club
(208) 853-4793

 

Bridge Event Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (208) 891.8081
info@bridgeeventcenter.com


Stonehouse
(208) 345-6790


Pengilly’s Saloon
(208) 345-6344


Boise Centre                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (208) 336-8900


Chateau des Fleurs
(208) 947-2844


The Grove Hotel
(208) 333-8000


Angell's Bar and Grill
(208)342-4900


The Club at Spurwing
Meridian
(208) 887-1800

 
The Knitting Factory
(208) 343-8883 ext 116

 
Barber Park
(208) 577-4575

 

Riverside Hotel                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (888) 205-7322

 

Owyhee
(208) 343-4611 ext. 1
events@theowyhee.com

 

Star Barn                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      (208) 286-7356

 

Sunflower Lane-Nampa                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (208) 880-4070

 

Moonshine Barn-Eagle                                                                                                                                                                                   moonshinebarneagle@gmail.com

 

Stillwater Hollow-Nampa                                                                                                                                                                                                                 (208) 914-0757

 

Beside Bardenay                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (208) 426-0538                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (208) 938-5093

 

Crooked Fence Brewing Co.-Eagle
(208) 286-9463

 

Red Chair Lavender-Eagle                                                                                                                                                                                                              (208) 867-2437

 

Ste. Chapelle Winery                   (208)453-7840                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Pioneer Condominiums Bogus Basin                                                                                                                                                                                                       (208) 332-5200 

 

Nampa Civic Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                         (208) 468-5500

 

Historic Roseberry Private Events   -Donnelly                                                                                                                                                                                   (208) 315-2554

 

CreeksideAffair-Parma                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (208) 631-0425

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Willow Grove Events                                                                                                                                                                                                                             (208) 577-8933

 

Serenity Ranch-Caldwell                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (208)949-6784

 

The Linen Room

208-384-0419 or Online Booking Page

 

Elk Valley Resort-Featherville ID

208-653-2227 Kathi

 

 

 

 
Finding the Best Wedding Venue in Boise
Friday, January 13, 2017
By Lynn Gormley Photography
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Are you looking for the perfect Boise wedding venue? You're not alone! Well, I've done my research and decided to share with more Boise brides.

Moving to Boise only a couple of years ago, not being super familiar with the area, I realized this has been a common challenge to my wedding brides...We are in a shortage of wedding venues here in the Treasure Valley! If you can get your venue figured out early on, the rest should all fall into place so much easier.

 

 

What questions should I ask when looking for my Boise Wedding Venue?

  • What style of venue am I looking for? Elegant, formal, casual, country, urban?
  • Do I need the venue for just the wedding ceremony, or the wedding reception, or both?
  • How many wedding guests will the venue comfortably hold for both a wedding ceremony as well as a wedding reception?
  • Do I need a membership to have my wedding here? Some require a fee for membership, or a member to sponsor you and your wedding.
  • Are there both indoor and outdoor options that fit my needs at the venue? Be prepared for any weather on your wedding day!
  • What rules are there for our wedding photos? (flash, equipment, sharing images, fees, etc)
  • Do they use your own wedding coordinators or can we use our own?
  • Is there an on-site wedding caterer?
  • Does the venue have an alcohol license?
  • does the wedding venue carry liability insurance, or will they require us to pay that?
  • What is included in the rental? Decorations, tables, chairs, linens, arbor, food service items, glassware, china?
  • What kind of outdoor lighting is there?
  • What is provided for music/DJ services? Are there outlets, space for the DJ, caterers, seating, bar?
  • what is the cancellation policy if we need to change our wedding plans?Are there discounts available if we book during the week or off season?
  • What kind of limitations does the venue put on my wedding? For example:
    • what time do we need to leave
    • can we use our own caterers and other vendors?
    • do you provide a preferred vendor list?
    • are there restrictions for sparklers, candles, heating units, etc?
    • can we bring our own beverages and are alchoholic beverages allowed on site?
    • what music is allowed? Is there room/utilities available for DJ and/or live band?
    • is there a time the music must end? or how long it can be?
  • What is the price? Is this broken down per person, and what are the taxes, service fees, etc.?
  • How many restrooms are available?
  • Is there enough parking?
  • Is the facility handicap friendly?
  • What is included in the contract?
  • Will they write up a proposal that fits within your budget? Get it in writing!
  • Will you be getting ready at your venue? is there adequate room for you to get ready?

 

What are your experiences in searching for the right Treasure Valley wedding venue? What do you wish you had known? What problems did you avoid or (unfortunately) not avoid? What did you love about your Boise wedding and venue?

So, now that you're armed with the right questions and know what you want, where in the heck do you find your venue??

 

What weddingvenues are available in the Boise/Treasure Valley area?

Actually, there are a LOT more than we realized!

There are so many wedding venue options in the Boise area, that I'll be creating a separate post this week. I'll post the link on our Facebook page.

 

Most of all, have a fabulous rest of your life with your sweetheart!

 

Much love,

Lynn


 

Wedding Planner/Flowers: Cypress Events - Kim Carley, 208-890-3335

Officiant: Tyler Dobush   509-727-8671

Hotel for Bridal Prep: Hotel43 855-516-1090

Venue: Rose Room (208) 381-0483

Catering : A Lively Chef  208-389-9600  email@alivelychef.com

Bar Service: Jo’s Traveling Bar  208-440-6429

DJ: Corden Fuhriman Sound Wave Events 208.891.0094

Lighting:  Sound Wave Design 208-891-0094

Cake and Desserts: Albertson’s Bakery/Overland & 5 Mile

Makeup:  Nadia/Panache in Eagle   208-631-7265

Hair:  Amanda 208-898-4252

Idaho Towncar:  208-871-6900