March 20, 2021, was a wedding day to remember for Audrey and the Pfau family. Audrey and her parents, both wed in the same ballroom, just 30 years apart. Audrey’s beautiful mom Laila was married in Houston’s historic Warwick Hotel– what is now Hotel Zaza to Audrey’s dad, and she was thrilled to see her daughter marry the love of her life Benjamin, there as well— like mother, like daughter.
Benjamin proposed to Audrey on Thanksgiving 2019 in front of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Recalls the bride, “It was breathtaking and he planned for my entire family to be there. It was the most incredible and memorable Thanksgiving!”
Audrey and Benjamin tied the knot amidst 100 of their dearest ones in a ceremony enveloped in love. The ceremony decor was both elegant and romantic, with lush white florals adding to the charm of their spring wedding. The celebration continued at Hotel Zaza with a spectacular reception that included a belly dance performance, a macaroni and cheese bar, and a stunning 4-tier almond cake with a decadent dulce de leche filling by Susie’s Cakes.
After much laughter, dancing and speeches, it was time for Audrey and Benjamin’s send-off. Audrey, now wearing an outfit that included pieces from her mother’s 1991 wedding gown, stepped into a classic car with Benjamin as they rode into their happily-ever-after.
Congratulations to Audrey and Benjamin, and special congratulations to the mother of the bride–Laila, as we commemorate all the Weddings in Houston mothers who make their children’s weddings so much more meaningful.
After finding their vendors at Weddings In Houston’s I Do! Soiree in 2019, high school sweethearts and soulmates, Brittan and Grant chose the chic, modern Hotel ZaZa Houston Museum District for their elegant fall wedding.
The couple celebrated their nuptials in iconic ZaZa style, surrounded by a timeless palette of white, gold and black. “Our wedding was very classic; white flowers, gold touches and a mixture of dark effects from the ZaZa Phantom Ballroom flooring,” notes the bride. “The hallway had portraits of us lining the walls—a ZaZa touch that we loved!” A delicious meal and cake with Bavarian cream filling by Susie’s Cakes fueled the newlyweds and their 225 guests for an evening of dancing on a black and white striped dance floor beneath an enormous chandelier.
We’re so happy to feature this sweet Houston couple and their gorgeous white, gold and black classic wedding, beautifully captured by Stephania Campos. Congratulations, Brittan & Grant!
Amanda and Andrew met in 2012 while attending a Texas Christian University football game where they both went to school. Fast-track to six years later: While on a trip in New York City, Amanda’s favorite city, Andrew arranged a surprise of a lifetime during a carriage ride through Central Park…a proposal!
For their summer wedding, the couple chose the modern and sophisticated Hotel ZaZa Memorial City as their wedding venue: “Hotel ZaZa was amazing to work with!” says the bride. Amanda and Andrew tied the knot in a traditional Jewish ceremony beneath a gorgeous chuppah adorned with fresh white flowers, beautifully designed by Plants N’ Petals. For their ballroom reception, “The theme was modern with black, white and metallic highlights,” featuring lush floral centerpieces, chic black tablecloths and oversized crystal chandeliers, all anchored by a gleaming black and white dance floor with dramatic uplighting. Guests indulged in a six-tier amaretto cake with white buttercream frosting and a cookies and cream groom’s cake in the shape of Texas with the TCU logo, both from Cakes by Gina. The joyous newlyweds enjoyed a confetti send-off through Hotel ZaZa before joining their guests at their “Happily Ever After Party” where a DJ, lounge furniture, glow-in-the-dark crowns and necklaces, and after-party drinks and eats awaited them.
We are so excited to feature this gorgeous Houston couple and their stunning modern wedding. Congratulations, Amanda & Andrew!
Chic, elegant and unique, Hotel ZaZa is the haute hotel wedding venue you’ve been looking for!
Combining elaborate concept suites with the gallery-like ambiance of a true art hotel, Hotel ZaZa invites engaged couples to a once-in-a-lifetime hotel wedding experience. From custom-crafted menus and cakes to ZaSpa bridal party packages, Hotel ZaZa has everything you need for a luxurious resort-style wedding weekend. Even better: Hotel ZaZa has not one, but TWO amazing Houston properties to choose from, one in Houston’s bustling Museum District and ZaZa’s newest location in Memorial City. Both locations include flexible wedding and event space, pet-friendly central locations, avant-garde lounges and acclaimed restaurants, as well as lavish on-site amenities such as the rejuvenating ZaSpa and resort-style pools. Read more below to find out which Houston ZaZa location is the right fit for you!
Arranging guest accommodations for your out-of-town wedding guests can be a logistical headache and a source of stress. Fortunately, Houston offers a wide variety of wedding venues with room to stay and play!