5 Tips for Turning Your Home into the Perfect Event Venue

Updated: Sep 13, 2020

One of the most stressful parts of planning a celebration can be finding the right event venue. Something that matches your aesthetic, guest count, location and not to mention budget. On top of that - adding food options and working with the venue on what is allowed to be customized and brought in can be difficult - take it from a planner, lots of comparison charts can be needed to find the perfect match!


What a lot of people discount as the perfect event venue is their own home. If you're willing to put in the work and bring in some experts for a little extra help, it can be that perfect venue to end your search. There is nothing more personal than hosting your friends and family in your own home. It has an emotional connection that not other event venue can replicate. For dinner parties, birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, and bridal showers -- hosting it a home definitely can feel extra special.


Here are some tips and tricks that we always share with our clients to help them turn their home into the perfect venue:

What's the Focus?

Is it a dinner party? A cocktail reception? Are you playing games? Thinking about the focus of the event and how people will be interacting with each other will help you visualize the best location within your home.