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6 Texas Destination Wedding Venues Near Houston

Forget passports, plane fares and complicated travel logistics…these six Texas destination wedding venues offer a full weekend wedding experience, just a short drive away from downtown Houston.

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Venue: Briscoe Manor | Photo: Mustard Seed Photography

1. BRISCOE MANOR

SAY I DO: Nestled among pecan and oak trees on a serene 50-acre estate whose history dates back to the early 19th century, Richmond’s Briscoe Manor welcomes couples to say their vows in a stately limestone chapel (the photo ops are out of this world!), and invites celebrants to take full advantage of Click here to read the rest of this post »

Texas Wedding Venue We Love: Four Oaks

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Venue: Four Oaks At Mound Creek Ranch | Photo: Southern Charm Photography

Nestled between Houston and Dallas in lovely Leona, Texas, lies one of our fave new wedding venues: Four Oaks at Mound Creek Ranch. Picture pastures, hills, cattle, stunning sunsets and star-filled skies, and you’re beginning to get the idea of what your Four Oaks wedding might look like. But it’s not just landscape that makes this Texas wedding venue such a fabulous find. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Houston Country Club Wedding FAQs

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Venue: Raveneaux Country Club | Photo: Ashley Rudel

Think club membership is a requirement for a Houston country club wedding? Think again! Most Houston country clubs and Houston city clubs will allow non-members to host their wedding celebrations, often through affiliation with a club member. Learn more about “getting in the club,” along with 4 more great reasons for having a Houston country club wedding, in this post from our planning experts! Click here to read the rest of this post »

JW Marriott Houston Downtown Wedding Booking Special!

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Venue: JW Marriott Houston Downtown | Photo: Bri Costello Photography

That’s right, darlings, we’ve got a JW Marriott Houston Downtown wedding booking special to tell y’all about…and we think you’re gonna love what you hear. But first things first: If you’re a regular Weddings in Houston reader, you know how much we love this fabulous downtown Houston property, housed in the circa-1910 “Carter Building” (aka Houston’s first skyscraper!). This sophisticated downtown Houston luxury hotel just exudes artful chic, from the moment you walk through the lobby doors. And that cool, contemporary vibe extends to the hotel’s wedding spaces, including the intimate Monet Room, and expansive Picasso Room (sensing a theme here?). Click here to read the rest of this post »

5 Affordable Elegant Wedding Venues

Affordable elegant wedding venues in Houston abound. You just have to know where to look! These 5 super-versatile Houston wedding venues offer all the convenience and opulence you want, without breaking the bank.

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Venue: Las Velas | Photo: Tomas Ramos

LAS VELAS

Set amidst courtyards full of blooming bougainvillea, hibiscus and lush greenery, Las Velas evokes a stately Tuscan villa, where you can live out your most elaborate wedding fantasy. Here, ornate architecture encloses a grand interior accented with wrought-iron fixtures and hand-carved stonework. And because Las Velas provides in-house catering (with no food and beverage minimums) and allows couples to bring in the vendors of their choice for everything else, it’s not just a beautiful place to get married—it’s a very accommodating one! Click here to read the rest of this post »