Glam Ballroom Wedding in the Houston Museum District

The groom looking at the bride as she holds a bouquet.
Photo: The Rylands Photo Co. | Invitation Suite: Bering’s | Wedding Entertainment: Danny Ray and the Atlantic Street Band

Lindsay and Jake’s love story began in Oklahoma, where they were both attending school. The couple met on a dating app, as many people do these days. The bride says, “We only went on a handful of dates before I ended up having hip surgery. Jake was so caring and helpful for only knowing me for a short time. I knew he was special!”

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Mediterranean Wedding Style + Houston Landmark Status at The Parador

Carolyn-Kipper-Photography Photo: Carolyn Kipper

It’s rare to find genuine historical landmark status and room for 500 of your nearest and dearest in one Houston wedding venue, but The Parador packs both…plus so much more. Just a few reasons why we love this Museum District icon:

Architectural Details Galore: With its Mediterranean-style arches and brickwork, Byzantine design details and 35-foot-high domed ceiling, The Parador offers a true “WOW” experience from the moment guests first arrive. And the photo ops at this circa-1928 gem? Unbeatable!

Location, Location, Location: Nestled in Houston’s chic Museum District, The Parador is steps away from swank boutique hotels, fine restaurants, and some of the country’s most esteemed cultural institutions, including the Menil Collection, Houston Museum of African-American Culture and the world-renowned Children’s Museum of Houston. Make sure to include a map and recommendations in your guests’ hotel-room welcome basket.

A Delicious Celebration: Not just a pretty face, The Parador is also a superb place for feasting in style. Preferred caterers at this top Houston wedding venue include Jackson and Company and Cordua Catering–two of the city’s most acclaimed culinary experts, guaranteeing you and your guests the wedding celebration of a lifetime.

With cache like this, The Parador books quickly, so schedule your visit today, and start planning your one-of-a-kind Houston wedding at one of the city’s most coveted landmark event venues!


Pick a Perk at Hotel ZaZa Houston

Pick a Perk at Hotel ZaZa Houston

Photos: Hotel ZaZa, D. Jones Photography (Top Right) & Adam Nyholt Photographer (Bottom Left)

As if the super-chic decor, ultra-hip artwork and high-glamour ambiance weren’t enough to seduce you, oh style-minded bride-to-be, Hotel ZaZa Houston is offering Weddings in Houston brides a selection of fabulous freebies for booking your Hotel ZaZa wedding, for a limited time only! Just choose your available 2015 wedding date at the Museum District’s icon of artful elegance, set your wedding size and tier, and take advantage of a slew of awesome perks, including ZaSpa treatments, complimentary suites and high-tech swag.

The deets:

  • Book at $10,000 catered event and receive ONE complimentary ZaSpa treatment of your choice and ONE complimentary night in the decadent Divino Suite.
  • Book a $15,000 catered event and receive TWO complimentary ZaSpa treatments of your choice, ONE complimentary night in a coveted Hotel ZaZa Concept Suite AND an iPad mini.
  • Book a $25,000 catered event and receive THREE complimentary ZaSpa treatments of your choice, ONE complimentary night in an ultra-exclusive Magnificent Seven Suite AND a state-of-the-art iPad.

The fine print:

  • Event must be booked by June 30, 2015, and must occur before Jan. 1, 2016, in order to qualify for perks.

Call 713.526.1991 to schedule your tour and find out about available dates for your Hotel ZaZa wedding…and don’t forget to let them know you’re a Weddings in Houston Magazine/Houston Wedding Blog reader!