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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.

1. Sweetwater Country Club

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.

1900 Country Club Dr
Sweetwater, TX 79556
(325) 235-8484

2. 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.

12612 Malcomson Road
Houston, TX 77070
(281) 655-5656

3. Always and Forever

Always and Forever
Located in Katy, Texas, Always and Forever blends Old World charm with modern elegance. A full service wedding venue, Always and Forever offers catering, cakes, floral arrangements and rental of a vintage Rolls Royce.

19416 Park Row #120
Houston, TX 77084
(281) 492-9000

4. 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.

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

5. Alden Houston

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

1117 Prairie Street
Houston, TX 77002
(832) 200-8800

6. Hotel Galvez - Wyndham Historic Hotel

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.

2024 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77550

7. Crystal Ballroom (at Rice Lofts)

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.

909 Texas St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 227-7423

8. Historic 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.

715 Franklin St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 223-8508

9. Paraiso Maravilla

Paraiso Maravilla
Paraiso Maravilla 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.

5714 Fairdale Ln.
Houston, Texas 77057
(713) 977-5773

2013 Bridal Extravaganza

10. Butler’s Courtyard

Butler's Yard
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.”

122 Michigan Ave.
League City, TX, 77573
(281) 557-5551

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