Houston is blessed with hundreds of places to stage a beautiful wedding. It’s really impossible to narrow it down to just five. But take these suggestions as representatives of Houston’s bounty of wedding venues. Whether you’re planning an intimate ceremony with your 10 nearest and dearest, or a cast of hundreds, Houston has your venue. Modern brides, vintage brides, elegant brides, country brides – there’s a place for your wedding in Houston. Here are five very different experiences you can have for a special wedding.
Bell Tower on 34th
Brides and grooms who have tied the knot here rave about the excellent food, service, warmth and elegance, describing the Bell Tower on 34th as something out of a movie set. You can choose between several event spaces – including ballrooms with dramatic staircases and a cascading water wall – that accommodate 350 to 450 guests. Set your outdoor wedding against a backdrop of fountains and immaculate greenery.
The Space HTX
Modern, minimalist couples feel at home at The Space HTX. This former industrial warehouse in East Downtown Houston features white walls and polished concrete floors. The Space HTX can accommodate a seated event for 200 guests or a standing event for 325. You can bring in your own catering, or take advantage of The Space HTX’s partnership with adjoining restaurant Tout Suite. This is one of Houston’s newer venues.
Concerned about getting the perfect wedding photos? The Meerkermark was designed by wedding photographers to resemble a vintage venue but with modern amenities. They started with an 1830s Canadian barn hand-carved from hemlock timbers, which was moved to 12 acres in Magnolia, Texas and reconstructed. This brand new venue perfectly marries rustic to elegant.
Craving a royal French wedding? Probably the closest you’ll get in Houston is the private five-acre estate Chateau Polonez in Northwest Houston. Think grand ballroom, vaulted ceilings, balconies and a double staircase. If you prefer an outdoor ceremony, set your wedding against fountains or the lake. The chateau only hosts one event per day, so you don’t have to worry about running into other wedding parties. On this special day, you’ll feel like the only bride and groom in the world.
Texas Renaissance Festival
Did you ever think you were born in the wrong century? Couples who yearn for earlier days can transport their wedding parties back to a 16th century English village. The bride and groom who crave trumpeters and a horse-drawn carriage will love getting hitched in the fairytale world of the Texas Renaissance Festival. Outdoor choices range from an intimate gathering of 30 in the Water Garden to 200 guests seated in the English Garden. The King’s Chapel offers a more traditional indoor wedding, complete with stone pews and a red aisle.
Arriving in style
Happy young couple sitting in limousine on wedding day.
On your wedding day, you want to arrive on time, unrumpled, and as relaxed as possible. AFC can’t guarantee to cure your pre-wedding jitters, but our professional drivers promise to deliver a safe, smooth ride to your wedding venue. When you’re starting a new life together, you need help taking care of all the smaller details, like how you’re going to get there. Leave your transportation worries to AFC. We’re honored to help happy couples launch themselves to the next level of commitment. Call us today and we’ll help you plan your wedding transportation.