As the largest city in Texas, Houston has no shortage of gorgeous event spaces. Whether you’re after a historic ballroom or a pristine garden setting, there is something in H-Town to suit all couples. Continue reading for the top 5 luxury wedding venues in Houston.
Straight out of a fairytale comes The Bell Tower on 34th, one of Houston’s premier wedding venues. Spanish-style architecture calling back to the colonial period provides the perfect backdrop for couples to say “I do.” There are ceremony spaces and reception ballrooms on-site, not to mention the property’s famous cascading water wall. Private gardens, sparkling chandeliers, and dramatic staircases all add to the old world charm of this Houston event space.
Prefer a more modern venue? Look no further than Hotel Sorella. This contemporary, four-star hotel is conveniently located in West Houston’s CityCentre plaza. This Houston venue boasts 10,000 square feet of flexible event space, which includes the 4,000 square foot La Scala Ballroom. The ballroom has elegant finishes that allow it to be transformed to suit any wedding theme. Plus, you’ll have the convenience of out-of-town guests being able to reserve rooms in the very building where you’ll exchange vows.
If you’ve always dreamed of a fairytale wedding, Houston’s Chateau Cocomar is for you. (Seriously, the couples portraits taken at this historic venue are nothing short of stunning.) The castle consists of a pristine garden, regal foyer, bridal suite, and not one but two grand ballrooms. Chateau Cocomar is a great spot for brides who want to feel like a princess on their wedding day, as well as couples looking for a venue with a mixture of indoor and outdoor space.
Classic meets contemporary at the Citadel Houston. This Houston event venue combines the best of both worlds, offering all the charm of a historic building from the outside, with a sleep contemporary design on the inside. Acres of landscaped gardens surround the property for couples planning an outdoor ceremony or reception. Meanwhile, the interior is where you’ll find the Kingsley Reception Space, featuring white marble floors, custom chandeliers, and floor to ceiling windows.
Houston Oaks offers a little slice of France in Texas. This historic wedding venue features a 15th century chapel that was shipped all the way from France. Today, it sits on the peninsula overlooking Houston Oaks Lake, and is the perfect spot for an intimate ceremony. For larger weddings, it’s possible to get married in the stone-walled courtyard with the chapel and water as your backdrop. Other Instagram-worthy locations include the Pavilion, the Conservatory, and on the lawn, surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees.
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