The Best Venues for Houston Weddings

Learn about the top places for Houston weddings

Getting married is a monumental event. People spend thousands and thousands of dollars to make sure the day turns out just right. There are hundreds of Houston weddings every year. So if you're planning your wedding - or a wedding, for that matter - you'd do well to check out this list of the best venues for Houston weddings in and around the city.

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    Sweetwater
    ••• Sweetwater

    For a classic, elegant affair, consider Sweetwater Country Club in Sugarland. Peaceful lakes and rolling hills provide an idyllic scene for weddings and receptions. Packages are customizable.

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    4400 Palm Royale Boulevard
    Sugar Land, Texas 77479
    281-980-4100

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    Ashton Gardens
    ••• Ashton Gardens

    Voted the 2009 pick of “The Knot Best of Weddings” poll, Ashton Gardens is an all-inclusive wedding venue located in North Houston. Its signature “glass chapel” provides a perfect backdrop to any wedding ceremony. The chapel comfortably seats over 200 guests, and the reception ballroom accommodates over 300.

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    21919 Inverness Forest Boulevard
    Houston, Texas 77073
    281-362-0011

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    Alden Houston
    ••• Alden Houston

    Weddings at the Sam Houston Hotel take place on a unique indoor/outdoor veranda. Guests can enjoy an exceptional view of Downtown Houston in a stylish yet elegant setting.

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    1117 Prairie Street
    Houston, Texas 77002
    832-200-8800

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    Hotel Galvez
    ••• Hotel Galvez

    Galveston, Texas’s beautifully restored historic hotel offers Victorian charm paired with a glorious beach setting. Options for indoor, outdoor, or even beachside ceremonies are available.

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    2024 Seawall Boulevard
    Galveston, Texas 77550
    409-765-7721

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    Crystal Ballroom
    ••• Crystal Ballroom

    Housed in the heart of Downtown Houston, the Crystal Ballroom at Rice Lofts is a brilliantly restored historic site boasting 30-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and a breath-taking view of the city. The ballroom accommodates 400 to 600 guests for seated dinner and dancing. 

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    909 Texas Avenue
    Houston, Texas 77002
    713-227-7423

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    Magnolia Ballroom
    ••• Magnolia Ballroom

    Located in the charming Old Market Square District of Downtown Houston, the Magnolia Ballroom is over 100 years old. An enchanting covered balcony overlooking Buffalo Bayou ​Park provides a tranquil setting for up to 300 guests.

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    715 Franklin Street
    Houston, Texas 77002
    713-223-8508

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    Las Velas
    ••• Las Velas

    Las Velas is a Mediterranean-style wedding venue located in the heart of Houston’s Galleria area. With a three-room floor plan and two large outdoor courtyards, it is an ideal setting for up to 200 guests.

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    5714 Fairdale Lane
    Houston, Texas 77057
    713-977-5773

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    Butler's Courtyard
    ••• Butler's Courtyard

    This League City wedding venue emits historic Southern charm from ceiling to floor. Brick walls, stained concrete floors, gazebos and chandeliers make for a timeless scene. Butler’s Courtyard was the 2008 pick of “The Knot Best of Weddings.”

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    122 Michigan Avenue
    League City, Texas 77573
    281-557-5551

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    The Bell Tower on 34th
    ••• The Bell Tower on 34th

    Located in the heart of Houston, The Bell Tower on 34th is a full-service wedding and reception venue. The decor brings to mind Italian villas and elegant haciendas. Fit for both intimate and large parties, the Bell Tower on 34th accommodates up to 1,200 guests.

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    901 W 34th Street
    Houston, Texas 77018
    713-868-2355

     

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    The Grand Palace
    ••• Grand Palace

    The Grand Palace in Spring, Texas offers three separate room options for your wedding, reception or event. The largest of the three is a space equipped with the best in audio/visual equipment, a dance floor, two bar areas and more. Guest lists can range from 50 to 350 people.

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    314 A Pruitt Road
    Spring, Texas 77380
    281-298-3204

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    La Colombe D'Or
    ••• La Colombe D'Or

    This Montrose gem consists of a restaurant, intimate luxury hotel with nine suites, an art gallery and a ballroom. Be sure to inquire about the venue's rich history.

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    3410 Montrose Boulevard
    Houston, Texas 77006
    713-469-4750

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    The Gallery
    ••• The Gallery

    The Gallery, conveniently located in the Galleria area, is a Mediterranean style indoor/outdoor wedding and reception facility. The main room comfortably seats up to 300 guests while the patio seats 250. Outside caterers are welcome.

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    6303 Beverly Hill Street
    Houston, Texas 77057
    713-255-2889

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    La Tranquila Ranch

    La Tranquila Ranch is a banquet and reception hall located just outside of Houston in Tomball, Texas. The venue offers both indoor as well as outdoor seating, and boasts a gazebo, stone-paved walkways and views of a scenic lake.

    9418 FM 2920
    Tomball, Texas 77375
    281-576-8882

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    Chateau Polonez
    ••• Chateau Polonez

    Northwest Houston’s Chateau Polonez is a French-inspired wedding and reception hall tucked away in a beautifully wooded residential area. Features include antique-style chandeliers, a fireplace terrace, and a gazebo.

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    12612 Malcomson Road
    Houston, Texas 77070
    281-655-5656