Top Spots for Fall Weddings
June weddings are certainly popular, but in Houston, the cooler temperatures of fall make for the ideal wedding season. Fall in Houston still offers all of the beauty of summer, but with less humidity and heat. Here are five fabulous fall wedding venues available in Houston.
The Crystal Ballroom
The Rice Hotel, one of Houston’s most unique and historic buildings, is located on the site of the original capitol of the Republic of Texas. It reopened after a $40 million restoration. The Crystal Ballroom is done in a historic and impressive 1913 design, resplendent with crystal chandeliers, heroic murals, 35-feet-tall ceilings and a full, wrap-around terrace. The 5,600 square foot event space has ample space for up to 400 guests for a seated meal and includes a dance floor.
Fifty-Two Twenty-Six Elm
Celebrate with the perfect mix of indoor and outdoor with modern details and oodles to tradition. Well-known amongst Houston architects, this modern event venue is hip and stylish, yet comfortable and inviting. The vibrant exterior architecture is juxtaposed with a warm interior space that features floor-to-ceiling glass that offer great views. You’ll fall in love with the serene, inner-courtyard garden, spectacular rose-covered walkway, a meditation pool stocked with live koi fish and meandering paths to a rock waterfall and pool. It can accommodate up to 150 seated guests banquet style with a dance floor.
This modern, boutique hotel is located in Houston’s CityCentre, close to shopping, dining, swimming, nightlife and more. The opulent La Scala ballroom features dark wall panels, glossy dance floor, black chandeliers dripping with crystals, Modernist-inspired gold accents, and a state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. For décor, choose from elegant to dramatic designs, and let the professional staff handle all the rest of the details. Also, you can count on the hotel’s expert culinary team to prepare and serve your menu selections to perfection.
Your happily-ever-after starts at Hotel ZaZa, which is located centrally in the Museum District, the cultural mecca of Houston. Hotel ZaZa is a grand, magical, elegant, beautiful, modern and unique venue for custom-tailored celebrations. The hotel offers an exquisiteness that ensures your fantasy wedding will be sophisticated, seamless and completely unforgettable, whether you have a large or more intimate reception. ZaZa’s planners are there every step of the way, and the hotel offers a variety of services for pre-event relaxation or post-wedding pampering.
Get married in a gorgeous Texas Hill Country style venue… without making the long drive. This fairy tale backdrop features a rustic elegance imbued with down-home charm. Say “I do” in one of five exquisite sites on this gorgeous 47-acre property. This includes Houston’s only authentic barn reception venue, beneath a wrought-iron arbor set in a wide-open field, beside a colonnade at the crystal-clear lake, inside a rustic cantina or in the ballroom that blends down-home hospitality and elegant, Texas chic.