A New Wedding Venue For Timeless Indoor-Outdoor Celebrations

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Photo: May Memories Photography
Stately columns, plantation shutters, elegant iron fixtures and charming indoor and outdoor wedding spaces are the hallmarks of The Estates at Pecan Park, a beautiful new wedding venue located under an hour’s drive from downtown Houston.

Set amidst a picturesque pecan orchard with sprawling green lawns and quaint country views, The Estates at Pecan Park is designed for versatility and elegance in equal measures. Indoor areas include a natural-light-filled blank-slate ballroom space that can be outfitted with different table arrangements, color-wash lighting, flower arches and more. Here, vintage-style chandeliers, large windows and unobstructed reception space allow for timeless celebrations with a destination wedding feel.

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5 Water View Wedding Venues

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Venue: Waters Edge | Photo: Rebecca Ellison Photography

With its meandering bayous and many lakes, and its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is a city defined by water. Which is wonderful news for Houston to-be-weds searching for water view wedding venues! Few natural features offer a more romantic backdrop for picturesque outdoor ceremony than sparkling, rippling, shimmering water. Fortunately, if you’re getting hitched in the Houston area, you’ll find an abundance of wedding venues that take full advantage of expansive water views, including these 5 wedding venues in and around the city.

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Wedding Planning Advice From A Real Bride: Amy West & Gary Becker

Wedding Dress: David Peck | Design, Flowers, Decor & Rentals: The Events Co. | Photo: Chris Bailey Photography
To celebrate a relationship that has been, right from the beginning, “nothing but romantic, fun, spontaneous and loving,” Amy and Gary went big and bold, with fireworks, rock-concert-worthy special effects and a guest list topping out at 500. As you might imagine, pulling off such a spectacular wedding taught the couple several important lessons along the way. Find out how Amy pulled off her rockstar celebration with her very own wedding planning advice!

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4 Trendy Wedding Food Ideas Your Guests Will Love

Photo: Akil Bennett Photography | Appetizer: Sandlewood Manor
The food you serve your guests at your wedding says a great deal about who you are as a couple. What you serve and how you present it also shows how much you care for the people who have gathered to bless your union.

Do you want your guests to experience the comfort and fun of a backyard barbecue, surrounded by the smell of fresh air and grilled meats? Do you want to give guests a taste of the Parisian bistro or Cabo cantina where you enjoyed a blissfully romantic holiday? Do you and your partner spend Saturdays searching Houston for hidden ethnic restaurants serving up authentic international fare? Do you have special dietary needs or preferences that need to be met so that you can enjoy your wedding meal as much as your guests do? With so many ways to incorporate your personal tastes into your reception menu, you’ll want to check out these 4 trending reception food ideas for delicious weddings!

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Intimate Or Opulent: 11 Houston Wedding Venues

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Venue: The Astorian
One big question, two different vibes, so many Houston wedding venues. Should you go big, grand and glamorous, or keep it small, intimate and delicately detailed?

Within these two umbrella categories, there are, of course, countless personal interpretations. One couple’s big “luxury Houston wedding” may involve towering centerpieces, formal attire and live-band entertainment. For another couple, a grand, opulent wedding may entail aerial bartenders, ice-luge martinis and fireworks. On the flip side, one couple’s “intimate wedding” may be a small rustic affair, while another’s may feature a string quartet and garden ceremony, followed by private dining in a fine Houston restaurant. As you decide what kind of wedding atmosphere and experience will best fit your special day (and accommodate your wedding guest count and wedding budget), we invite you to check out these 11 Houston wedding venues and their unique offerings.

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