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.
One big question, two different vibes, so many Houston wedding venues. Should you go big, grand and glamorous, or keep it small, intimate and delicately detailed?
Within these two umbrella categories, there are, of course, countless personal interpretations. One couple’s big “luxury Houston wedding” may involve towering centerpieces, formal attire and live-band entertainment. For another couple, a grand, opulent wedding may entail aerial bartenders, ice-luge martinis and fireworks. On the flip side, one couple’s “intimate wedding” may be a small rustic affair, while another’s may feature a string quartet and garden ceremony, followed by private dining in a fine Houston restaurant. As you decide what kind of wedding atmosphere and experience will best fit your special day (and accommodate your wedding guest count and wedding budget), we invite you to check out these 11 Houston wedding venues and their unique offerings.
Houston’s one-of-a-kind luxury wedding fantasyscape + Houston’s home of gracious Southern cuisine & genteel hospitality = an absolutely AWESOME giveaway. One couple who purchases tickets to the Oct. 19 I Do! Wedding Soiree by 11:59 pm this Wednesday, Oct. 3, will WIN a $200 brunch for 4 at Ouisie’s Table, one of Houston’s most revered restaurants and celebration spaces, serving Louisiana-influenced American fare in an elegant and eclectic indoor-outdoor setting. Scroll down for details!
The Soiree: Houston’s only luxury wedding event and to-be-wed VIP cocktail bash fetes guests with dazzling tablescapes, top Houston wedding vendors and experts, live entertainment, gourmet food, fine bubbly, luxurious lounge spaces and fresh-off-the-runway bridal couture, $$$ gift bags and luxury door prizes. It’s like nothing you’ve ever imagined…and everything you’ve always dreamed!
The giveaway: Buy your tickets by this Wednesday, and you could win a $200 brunch for 4 (besties, you + boo & your moms, double date…the choice is yours!) at Ouisie’s Table. This longtime Houston icon is not just one of the city’s most acclaimed destinations for elevated Southern-comfort favorites in a refined white-tablecloth setting, it’s also a fabulous spot to celebrate special occasions (engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and intimate food-focused wedding celebrations) in your choice of relaxed and lovely private dining spaces.
One Soiree attendee who purchases tickets before midnight Wednesday will win. Shouldn’t it be YOU? Our winner will be notified this week, and announced live at the Oct. 19 I Do! Wedding Soiree at The Astorian!
Elouise Adams Jones’s Southern-heritage-with-a-twist cuisine wins raves across Texas…and the nation. Around here, she’s just known as Ouisie, and her famed Houston dining establishment, Ouisie’s Table, is about as perfect a spot as any to have an elegant, gracious, sophisticated wedding where extraordinary food and fine wine are the focus.
Ouisie’s Table also happens to be an awesome place for a romantic dinner with your one-and-only. And today, we just happen to be giving one away. Lucky you!
To be eligible to win, you need to order your tickets for this Sunday’s I Do! Bridal Soiree by end of day today…which you were going to do anyway, weren’t you, Houston bride-to-be? ‘Course you were! You also need to answer one teensy weensy question for us.
Let’s make this real simple, shall we?
Step 1: Reserve your I Do! tickets and enter code word OUISIES in the comments section of the ticket order page. You MUST do this to be eligible to win.
Step. 2: Visit Weddings in Houston on Facebook and tell us what it is about Sunday’s I Do! Soiree (Tabletop design? Runway show? Finding a photographer? SWAG??) that you’re most excited about, by entering your comment on the Ouisie’s Table Giveaway post.
This is a one-day giveaway, which means your odds of winning are likely to be one in 20 or fewer. You can’t beat that. And we can’t wait to meet you at Sunday’s I Do! Bridal Soiree. Good luck!!