In a city with thousands of wedding and event venue choices, there are some that stand out. Your wedding venue needs to speak to who you are as a couple. When you tour the space, you should be able to picture saying “I Do” there. Some venues may need creativity to make it yours, but it is still yours. Others are picture perfect as is and you just need the clothing and guests. Whether it be for their unique nature, their overall aesthetic or what they offer to a client, you do not want to miss out on at least touring these Top 10 Houston Area Wedding and Event Venues.
5111 Pine Ave Pasadena, Tx
Silver Sycamore is a town within itself, literally. Not many guests pull up to an event and walk under a sign announcing this as “Your Town.” The uniqueness of this venue is unreal. There are even sleeping quarters for up to 20 guests. This is not just an event space – it is a resort! There are tiny homes made from reclaimed barn wood. There is a café with amazing food serving up breakfast, brunch, and lunch. There is a town with an entire bridal cottage, jail (groom’s quarters), a saloon (bar, intimate event space and guests’ quarters), and an entire main street to host the perfect Party in the Street. We would be remised to not mention the show-stopping White Wedding Chapel made with pine wood, chandeliers, and high wooden ceilings. With so many ceremony and reception site options, this is not only customizable but a true gem for you and your guests!
Olde Dobbin Station
2849 Old Dobbin Rd, Montgomery, TX
Initially an old pumping station used by oil companies, Olde Dobbin Station is a perfect combination of a vintage feel and restored convenience. The look and feel of the newly renovated chapel is stunning, almost ethereal. The bridal cottage is quaint, but beautiful and covered in ivy which makes the photographer in us super happy. And the reception building has plenty of space to customize to your needs. The grounds are beautiful and from wedding prep to wedding exit, you’ll feel transported to another time and place. You feel transformed when you are at this event venue and your guests will absolutely enjoy the sites.
The Oaks at Oak Plantation
19706 FM 521 Rd, Rosharon, TX 77583
Settled on a 500-acre working ranch, The Oaks at Oak Plantation has a mix of rustic elegance,Texas history and southern charm. Named appropriately for the giant oaks on the property, this venue has an expansive ballroom, a beautiful outdoor ceremony site right under the oaks, six guest rooms for out-of-town guests and a honeymoon suite for the wedded couple. The amenities included are unreal, and the bridal suite and groom’s quarters are bigger than some houses, not to mention they include a game room, massage chairs, self-serve bar areas, and several salon-style hair and makeup stations.
Historic Heights Fire Station
107 W 12th St, Houston, TX 77008
Built in 1914, The Historic Heights Fire Station is nestled in the heart of the Heights district and has been many things throughout its life. Now a wedding and event venue, the Heights Fire Station has been fully renovated to its original grandeur. What’s cool about this venue is that while it can host ceremonies and receptions within its building, there is Marmion Park (featuring the stunning Kaiser Pavilion) close by that can also host your outdoor ceremony. If you are looking for a historic building close to downtown, this is IT. If you want a vintage feel with modern luxury, look no further.
The Carriage House
3845 Sapp Rd Conroe, Tx
At The Carriage House, you’ve got inside options, you’ve got outdoor options, you’ve got seasons and windows and color and elegance. From the outdoor ceremony site nestled in right by the creek and surrounded by trees, to the beautiful chapel with the standout red door and floor to ceiling windows, they have nailed the ceremony site feels. And the reception hall can fit up to 300 guests with plenty of dance floor and customizable options to make the space your own.
3901 NASA Road 1, El Lago, Tx 77586
A sunset over ocean water is hard to come by in the greater Houston-Galveston area. But not here. Waters Edge features a stunning customizable pergola with a palm tree lined aisle to set the perfect stage for your waterfront ceremony. The enclosed reception space has floor to ceiling glass doors that allow our guests to enjoy the natural beauty of the Texas Bay Area. The bridal suite is spacious and perfect for your beauty needs on the wedding day. From the moment you drive onto the property to the moment you walk down the palm tree-lined aisle to the moment you drive off; you will feel elegant and special.
The Bryan Museum
1315 21 st Street Galveston, Tx 77550
If you head down to the island, you’ll see an unbelievably unique event venue. The Bryan Museum has a bit of everything. It has beautiful landscaping, a bridal cottage and groom’s quarters you will not have seen anything like in the Houston-Galveston area and a variety of spaces to choose from. AND it’s on Galveston Island, so your guests can make a weekend of it and enjoy the beach and Strand at the same time. Our favorite combo of locations is the Gazebo (for the ceremony) and the Conservatory (for the reception). This charming gazebo is covered with jasmine and accented with a chandelier. The Conservatory is one-of-a-kind, with emerald-green glass, metalwork and nestled amongst beautiful landscaping. This place has a touch of historic, a touch of mystical and a whole lot of elegance. The images you’ll get from this venue is incredible and well worth a trip to the island to see.
Big Sky Barn
13576 Forest Lane Montgomery, TX 77356
Rustic and elegant and luxurious… there are many words to describe Big Sky Barn. But this place has a lot of everything. A bridal suite with modern finishes, makeup stations to die for, and space for days (and the natural light, holy moly!). The groom’s quarter are equally delightful with space, tv, games and drinks. The chapel area with the giant windows (more natural light!)… The giant reception hall with rustic charm, reclaimed wood and gorgeous finishes, mile high ceilings… The charming wood-filled grounds… the covered bridge that’s (photographically speaking) to die for… BUT, it’s not a hidden secret anymore so be sure to call for your tour soon.
Still Waters Ranch
2352 County Rd 165, Alvin, TX
Located on 16 acres in Alvin, Still Waters Ranch is a brand-new farmhouse style venue. Not many event spaces can easily host up to 350 guests, but Still Waters Ranch can do it with a dance floor. With indoor and outdoor entertainment options, your guests will enjoy every bit of your event in this tranquil setting. There are spacious suites for both of you to get ready, including private bathrooms and space to relax before your nuptials. As newlyweds, you will get to enjoy saying I Do in an open aired (enclosed is possible) wedding chapel with beautiful views. Then you get to celebrate in style in the reception hall with vaulted ceilings, giant chandeliers with Southern charm, separate coffee bar, and plenty of space for your guests to really have some fun. This place is booking up quickly, schedule your tour soon.
2811 Washington Ave Houston, Tx
Unique on this list, Hughes Manor blends modern luxury with industrial chic. Centrally located in the Washington-Heights District, this space gives an opulent grandeur to its events. Indoor and Outdoor space provide options for your guests to roam. The 360-degree indoor/outdoor bar is spectacular, the grounds (used for ceremony site, cocktail hour, outdoor mingling) is gorgeous, and the amenities included is icing on the cake. While still relatively new to the Houston event scene, Hughes Manor has already become a trendy gem. If you want to steer away from the rustic, barn look popular in Texas these days and want an elegant and timeless backdrop, Hughes Manor is a great space for you.
When the venue choices are nearly endless in your area, you have to go with what “feels” right… Our Top 10 Houston are Wedding and Event venues fit several “feels” options. Whether you want a western town and rustic feel, an otherworldly transported feel, or an opulent or industrial chic feel… this list has it all! Big caveat here: make sure you schedule your tour sooner rather than later. If any of these venues are secrets now, they won’t be for long. Unique venues, and all of these, only schedule ONE event per day. That means ONE wedding. If you have a specific date in mind or even a specific month, you want to get it on the books. From the customer service these venues provide, to the aesthetic these venues have, to the experience your guests will share – these venues are amazing!