A Must-See Historic Luxury Venue on Galveston Island

A groom dipping the bride in the center lawn at the Grand Galvez with a fountain and pink hotel in the background.
Photo: Genovese Studios | Venue: Grand Galvez

Step into the enchanting world of the Grand Galvez, a historic landmark property that has recently undergone a breathtaking transformation. Nestled on the Texas Gulf Coast, this newly-restored 112-year-old hotel venue is a testament to timeless elegance and luxurious indulgence.

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A Glam Winter Wedding in Galveston by Erika Geier Photography

The bride and groom smiling on a balcony at the Grand Galvez.
Photo: Erika Geier Photography | Guest Accommodations: Grand Galvez

From junior high school sweethearts to newlyweds, Abigail and Ryan’s love story spans 12 years and counting.

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Luxurious Destination Wedding Venues in Galveston We Love

 

A gulf-front gazebo decorated with flowers for a wedding ceremony at the San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center.
Photo: Amy Maddox Photography | Venue: The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center | Florals + Decor: The Events Company | Wedding Gowns: Belle Ame Bridal | Fine Jewelry: Shaftel Diamonds | Hair + Makeup: The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center

If you’re searching for the perfect spot for a destination wedding, Galveston Island is a perfect choice for your seaside nuptials. With sunny beaches, beautiful historic architecture and vibrant culture, it’s no surprise that Galveston Island is a wedding hot spot for Houston couples.

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20 Fabulous Rehearsal Dinner Venues in and around Houston

A couple posing at a table at Bloom & Bee, a rehearsal dinner venue in The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston.
Photo: Larry Fagala | Venue: The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston | Jewelry: Tenenbaum Jewelers

The rehearsal dinner is a fantastic way to kick off your wedding festivities and set the tone for the weekend ahead. This pre-wedding event is much more than just a practice run for the big day – it’s a chance to connect with your new family members and bond with your loved ones in a more intimate setting. Whether you prefer a formal affair or a more laid-back gathering, a rehearsal dinner can be as casual or as fancy as you like.

Continue scrolling for our list of rehearsal dinner locations in and around Houston.

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10 Fun + Festive Valentine’s Day Events + Date Ideas

A light purple and white table setting from Bering's in Houston, TX that is Valentine's Day themed.
Photo: Simply Saula | Tableware + Decor: Bering’s

Whether you’re celebrating Galentine’s or going out with a special someone this Valentine’s Day, expand your typical dinner date with some of these fun and entertaining Houston happenings and more. From romantic dinner specials to watercolor workshops, love is for sure to be in the air!
Keep scrolling and check out these 10 fun and festive Valentine’s Day events!

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