Wedding Venue Comparison Help
Use this page to help you compare venues.
Comparing wedding venues is like comparing apples to oranges. Although some venues may offer a less expensive upfront fee, the hidden costs and other costs can add up. We created a venue comparison so that you know exactly what you get when you choose our wedding venue and the extra costs you will have to pay for at other wedding venues.
Legacy Farms Inclusions
$15,000 – $50,000 in Savings
Choice of Ceremony and Reception Sites: We have several options for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.
Getting Ready Suites: We have three separate Ready Rooms to ensure that everyone has their own space to get ready and relax, do hair and makeup, and take gorgeous photos of you getting ready.
Wedding Planner: Your wedding planner will be with you from the beginning stages to your wedding day.
Wedding Coordinator: Your coordinator is there for a seamless ceremony, ensuring everyone gets down the aisle at the right time, in the correct order, and does the right thing.
Catering and Staff: Onsite culinary team with the professionally trained executive chef. Your guests enjoy the tastiest food.
Waitstaff: All professional waitstaff included for setup/service and cleanup. No work for you or your VIPs.
Parking Attendant: Complimentary parking, parking attendant, and golf carts to assist guests.
Photo Booth: Freestanding booth with the attendant – you’ll receive a scrapbook with a copy of all photos
Wedding Cake: Onsite pastry chef – no delivery fees! A cake is not mandatory – you can choose your favorite dessert to share with your guests.
Cake Decorations: Several different setup plans are available – no cake cutting fee, cake servers included, cake stands included.
Dishes, Glassware, and Barware: Eco-friendly china, flatware, and glassware are included.
Catering Display Equipment: No outside rentals are needed for your menu. All catering equipment and display items are here on site.
Linens and Napkins: Choose from many color options at no extra charge!
Tables: We offer farmhouse, rectangle, and different sized round tables
DJ: Ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. This also includes mics for your ceremony and reception.
Florals: We provide fresh, locally sourced flowers for your bouquets and boutonnieres.
Dance Floor Lighting: Wireless LED lights for your dance floor – The colors are completely customizable to match your wedding theme and colors.
Chairs and Seating: We have Ceremony pews, white wooden chairs, brown wooden folding chairs, and chameleon metal padded chairs.
Decorative Lighting: We have gorgeous string lights at our indoor ceremony space, at the Pier, Heritage Hall, and on the Patio of the Event Center. They make for great wedding photos at dusk and nighttime.
Large Decor Items: We have wedding arches, arbors, gazebos, wagons, multiple bar styles, draping, and hundreds of items for you to choose from.
Tabletop Decor Items and Centerpieces: We have over 3,000 items to choose from, including candles, runners, rustic items, and other decor items.
Vintage Furniture: Our furniture collection creates conversation areas, seating areas, and unique vignettes to display, which are great for photos.
Photo Opportunities: We have dozens of locations on property for your photo ops. Your wedding photos will have a wide range of backdrops.
The Cost at Other Wedding Venues
Costs You An Extra $15,000 – $50,000 to Host Your Wedding
Choice of Ceremony and Reception Sites: Some venues ask you to pay extra to use additional or particular ceremony or reception sites.
Getting Ready Suites: Some venues include this. Otherwise, you’ll need to get ready at your hotel or Airbnb.
Wedding Planner: The average wedding planner costs $2,000 – $15,000.
Wedding Coordinator: The average wedding coordinator costs $1,000 – $5,000.
Catering and Staff: You will have to pay extra for catering and staff. You may also have to pay for delivery fees and kitchen fees.
Waitstaff: You will have to pay extra for waitstaff, around $500 – $2,000.
Parking Attendant: You have to pay for parking at some venues, while some offer complimentary parking.
Photo Booth: $1,000 – $3,000 to deliver to another venue and the rental fee, plus set up and tear down.
Wedding Cake: $200 – $350, plus you have to coordinate pick up, which takes time and energy.
Cake Decorations: These are usually provided by a caterer at an additional cost, $100 – $300, plus set up and tear down.
Dishes, Glassware, and Barware: These are usually provided by a caterer at an additional cost, $300 – $1,000, plus set up and tear down.
Catering Display Equipment: These are usually provided by a caterer at an additional cost, $300 – $2,000, plus set up and tear down.
Linens and Napkins: These are usually provided by a caterer at an additional cost, $200 – $8000, plus set up and tear down.
Tables: If the venue does not provide tables, you will have to pay $1,000 – $5,000 for rental and delivery.
DJ: A good wedding DJ usually costs $1,000 – $3,000 for entertainment and DJ/MC services.
Florals: Your bouquets and boutonnieres will usually cost $500 – $2,000.
Dance Floor Lighting: Dance floor lighting is usually provided by a DJ and costs an extra $200 – $600, plus set up and tear down.
Chairs and Seating: If the venue does not provide chairs for your guests, you will have to pay an additional $1,000 – $3,000 for rental and delivery, plus set up and tear down.
Decorative Lighting: Extra decorative lighting has to be set up, usually through a rental company, and can cost between $200 – $1,000 for setting up and tearing down.
Large Decor Items: Rentals can cost between $1,000 – $8,000, including delivery, set up, and tear down.
Tabletop Decor Items and Centerpieces: Rentals can cost between $1,000 – $5,000, including delivery, set up, and tear down.
Vintage Furniture: Rentals can cost between $1,000 – $8,000, including delivery, set up, and tear down.
Photo Opportunities: Priceless. If the venue doesn’t offer at least 12-20 different photo locations, you will miss those years from now when you are looking at your wedding photos!