There’s something so magical about downtown Houston. The city’s impressive skyline, dazzling lights, and vibrant energy make it an ideal setting for the wedding of your dreams! With a robust and diverse culture, there’s something for everyone downtown. From five-star luxury event space to grand ballrooms rich in history, you’re sure to find an appealing backdrop for your special day without having to wander too far from home. Explore these top downtown wedding venues to find the perfect place to say “I do.”
Four years ago, Madison, a nurse practitioner from Seattle, and Emmanuel, a doctor from Ecuador, met at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. After just a few dates, Madison knew she had found her “McDreamy.” A proposal followed on a beautiful evening at a beach in Mexico, with a radiant sunset as the backdrop.
The couple planned for their wedding to be in February 2020, but as you can imagine, for two medical pros working at the largest cancer center in the U.S. during the pandemic, their wedding plans came to a halt. “We made the difficult decision to delay our wedding to not only keep our family and friends safe but also the patients we work with at the cancer center,” Madison says.
After a lively night of dancing at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Jennifer and Edgar knew that they were meant to be together.
Edgar proposed on his knee beneath the iconic oak tree at The Houstonian, its sparkling branches creating a warm and romantic glow. After Jennifer said yes, she was surprised with a celebratory engagement party with family and friends in attendance. Click here to read the rest of this post »
Seth proposed to Marla four years after they first met at Houston’s Day for Night music festival. The proposal happened during their annual tradition of seeing the iconic River Oaks Christmas Lights. Seth revealed a stunning center-cut diamond ring from Zadok Jewelers and asked the big question. Shortly after, the planning for their wedding was underway, only to be halted by the pandemic.
“Extending a nine-month engagement to a seventeen-month engagement presented many obstacles. However, navigating through them together helped us as a couple to grow even more,” says Marla. Their vision for the ceremony and reception was minimalistic and chic. Therefore, the couple went for a classic monochromatic color palette of black, white and gray.
Sara Witz and Anthony Gair had a storybook wedding on April 17th, 2021 after a casual introduction by a mutual friend at a concert led to a lifelong partnership. After Anthony pulled off an elaborate surprise engagement, the wedding planning began.
The couple chose the historic and stunning Corinthian-Houston for their wedding and reception. The majestic Corinthian columns, gorgeous marble floors and staircase, and the picturesque Grand Hall was the perfect venue for Sara and Anthony’s vision.