A Secluded Luxury Venue in a Magical Forest

A secluded luxury wedding venue just North of Houston in Crosby, TX called The Hundred Oaks Event Center.
Photo: Courtesy of The Hundred Oaks Event Center | Venue: The Hundred Oaks Event Center

About 35 minutes away from the bustling city of Houston, you’ll find The Hundred Oaks Event Center, a secluded luxury wedding venue tucked away from the busyness of everyday life and surrounded by a forest of lush trees and wildlife. The spacious property gives brides and grooms the freedom to design the wedding of their dreams. From an on-site chapel to an outdoor amphitheater with stunning views and an airy reception room, your day will be nothing short of special at The Hundred Oaks. Keep scrolling to learn more about this secluded luxury venue full of magical wooded views.

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Wedding Invitation Inspiration + Tips From Our Favorite Creative Experts

An invitation suite with black, cream and gold accents surrounded by a bride's white heels, an open box with a diamond engagement ring and fresh white florals.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Invitations + Stationery: Bering’s Hardware

The moment guests open your invitation, the font choice, design, type of paper and packaging tells a guest what to expect on the wedding day. Not every bride or groom has an eye for design or knows what they’re looking for, so it’s a good idea to choose a professional who specializes in fine stationery, paper goods and/or all the above.

Read on for our talented stationery vendors’ wisdom, and get inspired by their favorite invitation suites from real weddings.

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Romantic Ballroom Wedding At The Post Oak Hotel At Uptown

A groom holds a bride underneath a brick arch surrounded by live greenery on their wedding day at St. Marks in Houston, Texas.
Photography: Joseph West Photography | Reception Venue: The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown

Julianna and Stephen’s love story began six years ago at the Heights White Linen Night in Houston and led to a romantic proposal at sunset on Jade mountain in St. Lucia.
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Falling in Love in the Friendly Skies Leads to a French Quarter Wedding

A bride and groom parade the streets of NOLA during their wedding day. French Quarter wedding.
Photo: Adam Falgout Photography

Like a romantic scene straight out of a classic movie, Devon and Soleil met in a chance meeting on a flight from NYC to Dallas. After a long three-hour snow delay, Soleil hurried to a seat she had previously traded back to the airline due to what she thought was an overbooked flight. Little did she know, she’d be seated next to the love of her life. When she arrived at her assigned seat, she locked eyes with a handsome stranger. After some frazzled confusion and a brief apology, Soleil slid into the seat next to Devon just in time for the plane’s departure. This is where the couple’s story officially begins.

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10 Texas Wedding Venues With On-Site Chapels

A bride stands in the middle of greenery and colorful flowers in the chapel at The Bell Tower on 34th.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: The Bell Tower on 34th | Hair & Makeup: Polished Makeup + Hair | Headpiece: Erin Rhyne | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal

Luckily, many wedding venues in and around Houston are a one-stop-shop, where you can say I do in a lovely chapel, then head to your reception space just a few steps away.

Read on for our list of 10 Texas wedding venues with on-site chapels.

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