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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Styleguide For Her: 8 Beauty Finds For The Glam Bride

Four hands with hairspray, a curling iron, lipstick applicator and blush brush apply makeup to a bride with closed eyes at a wedding styled shoot at The Bell Tower on 34th in Houston, Texas.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Venue: The Bell Tower on 34th | Hair & Makeup: Polished Makeup + Hair | Gown: Belle Ame Bridal | Head Piece: Erin Rhyne

We’re all about a “fresh from vacay” sun-kissed glow, especially for the big day. From a gold-infused primer to silk-smooth eyeshadows in gilded hues, you’ll be glowing in no time with our curated list of 8 beauty finds for the glam bride.

Keep scrolling for the full list featured in the 2022 issue of Weddings in Houston!
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Dance the Night Away With Houston’s Top Wedding Entertainers

One of Houston's top wedding entertainers, Danny Ray and the Atlantic Street Band performing on stage at a wedding.
Photo: Ama by Aisha | Music + Entertainment: Danny Ray and the Atlantic Street Band

Music has all the power to set a positive or negative mood for any event, which is why for your wedding, it’s essential to take the proper steps when choosing the right entertainer for your special night since, after all, it will be the biggest party of a lifetime. You want to pick someone that can match the tone and style you are envisioning for your big day. From your ceremony, cocktail hour, grand entrance, first dance and even announcements, pick someone that is versatile and can match you and your partner’s personality through music. Whether you want to go with a live band or a DJ is also important, depending on what kind of songs and genres you are hoping to hear during each phase of the evening. Ultimately, have fun and share an unforgettable night with your significant other and guests while letting the entertainment deal with the flow and transitions from guests’ arrival to the newlyweds’ grand sendoff.

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