Special Notice: Till further notice public gathering like wedding functions are legally restricted to avoid Corona Infection spreading inside the community. As per the latest announcement only 50 guests only will be allowed in the wedding hall for the marriage. So don't arrange large gathering in wedding functions in wedding halls till you get official notice from the Government to do such functions. If it is necessary to make a wedding during this period, make it in curfew lifted time and never allow more than 50 people to gather. Everybody must wear facial masks for their protection and other's protection. Wedding guests are requested to maintain 2 meter distance from other people. Live telecast the event as people can witness the event from their homes.
Jaffna Town and surrounding areas offer many wedding halls where some of them can accommodate large number of guests for any function. Most of them offer dining facility for the arriving guests in specially arranged dining halls. Before you book the wedding hall for your function, check whether the hall management can provide seating and meals for all your guests. if you are hiring any special music group other than Natheswaram and thavil, tell the DJ board man to play the music at normal sound level. These wedding halls are not built for music events. Also most of them will charge you for providing free Wi-Fi for you and the guests. But many of them don't provide good internet connection for you during the function. So keep dat plan in your mobile to show the event to your friends and relatives through the internet.
Always book Jaffna wedding halls as early as possible as the larger halls are used to be booked very early.
Decide whether it is full package or you have to bring the priest, Manavarai and Natheswaram for the wedding.
Settle the minimum number of guests attending the function for Lunch or Dinner.
Make the required Cash advance payment and get the receipt from the hall manager.
Ask one of your relative to look after the arriving guests to be served with the welcome drink on the day of the wedding.
Set one of your relative to look after the wedding hall's dining section on the wedding day. Some of the wedding halls (not all) don't supply full meals to all the guests.
They used to say lot of guests came here, so the food is finished or curries are finished when only half the guests had meals.
Or they will say rice is finished and they have requested it from another wedding hall and it will come soon. But it will never make in time.
Wedding Halls in Jaffna can be booked for the following Functions too.
Hindu/ Christian Wedding Receptions
Home Coming Ceremony
Banquet Hall Events