The Houston area has loads of memorable Texas backdrops for weddings. But finding a gorgeous venue that doesn't break the bank can be a challenge. However, if you know where to look, you can find unique hidden gems that are more affordable than you might think. Below are 15 of our favorite Houston wedding venues. For additional ideas, simply input your event details on Revelr and browse through even more affordable Houston wedding venue options.
1940 Air Terminal MuseumNeighborhood: Greater Hobby Area
Standing Capacity: 1000 • Seated Capacity: 700
The 1940 Air Terminal Museum offers several art deco, aviation themed venues. Educationally rich and architecturally beautiful, the facility has a unique and intimate setting that impresses guests and event planners alike. Many weddings have been held in the atrium, with a large reception in the hangar.
Ashton GardensNeighborhood: Katy
Standing Capacity: 500 • Seated Capacity: 400
Ashton Gardens has been voted among the best wedding venues by Brides at the Knot, Wedding Wire and Weddings in Houston. Their experienced event coordinators will assist in planning every detail of your ceremony and wedding reception while their award-winning culinary team creates all of your menu options from scratch using only the highest quality and freshest products available.
Asia Society Texas CenterNeighborhood: Museum District
Standing Capacity: 1360 • Seated Capacity: 1073
The Texas Center offers versatile spaces and a warm, intimate atmosphere, making it one of Houston's premier wedding and event facilities.
Bayou Bend Collection and GardensNeighborhood: Memorial Park
Standing Capacity: 300 • Seated Capacity: 150
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens’ sleek glass and steel architecture offers light-filled spaces, a two-story lobby, and beautiful views, creating a unique, memorable experience for an affordable Houston wedding reception.
The Bell Tower on 34thNeighborhood: Garden Oaks
Standing Capacity: 1500 • Seated Capacity: 1000
The Bell Tower on 34th delivers excellent events and inspiring weddings. They make planning easy, help you stay organized, and make sure your wedding runs smoothly on the day of.
The Crystal BallroomNeighborhood: Downtown Houston
Standing Capacity: 800 • Seated Capacity: 350
The Crystal Ballroom is a 1913 historic ballroom located in the heart of downtown Houston’s Rice Hotel. The 5,600 square foot event space and the adjunct 1,400 square foot parlor provide an ample space for up to 400 wedding guests with a dance floor.
Demers Banquet HallNeighborhood: Braeburn
Standing Capacity: 350 • Seated Capacity: 300
Demers Banquet Hall is the perfect choice for the couple that is looking for a venue that will give them the space to craft your dream wedding. The venue offers an indoor Reception and Ceremony Site, Cocktail and Game Room, Bridal Room, and a striking outdoor Gazebo with a swimming pool that may be creatively transformed into an outdoor wedding ceremony site.
The GalleryNeighborhood: Woodlake - Briar Meadow
Standing Capacity: 500 • Seated Capacity: 300
The Gallery is a distinctive French Mediterranean-style venue located in the Galleria-area of Houston. The Gallery’s distinguished architecture possesses a casual elegance that is in harmony with the natural elements found outside and inside, and brings a sense of celebration to each wedding. The interior rooms alone can comfortably seat up to 300 guests for a formal seated dinner or cocktail reception.
The Heights VillaNeighborhood: Greater Heights
Standing Capacity: 500 • Seated Capacity: 350
One of Houston’s most affordable wedding venues, The Heights Villa is approximately 30,000 square feet featuring two separate ballrooms, each features luxury suites, bars, lounges, buffet rooms and courtyards.
Nouveau Antique Art BarNeighborhood: Midtown Houston
Standing Capacity: 250 • Seated Capacity: 200
Nouveau Antique Art Bar is an affordable wedding venue situated at the heart of bustling mid-town Houston.. The 4,500-square-foot Nouveau Antique Art Bar easily accommodates 200 guests, with room to spare for a band and a dance floor.
PelazzioNeighborhood: Royal Oak
Standing Capacity: 750 • Seated Capacity: 550
Pelazzio is one of the premier, full-service and affordable wedding venues in Houston, TX. The venue hosts weddings and receptions for anywhere from 75-550 people, and their wedding specialists have experience with weddings of every culture.
River Oaks Garden Club Forum of CivicsNeighborhood: Royal Oak
Standing Capacity: 200 • Seated Capacity: 175
The historic Forum of Civics building and gardens are available to rent for unique and affordable wedding receptions. Built in 1910 and owned by the River Oaks Garden Club since 1942, the Forum of Civics building is of recognized historical significance and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Rockefeller'sNeighborhood: Memorial Park
Standing Capacity: 200 • Seated Capacity: 350
Often known as the "room with the best sound in the region," Rockefellers is an amazing venue with a very intimate setting, perfect for an elegant and unique wedding.
Solaro Urban WineryNeighborhood: Cottage Grove
Standing Capacity: 150 • Seated Capacity: 75
Solaro Urban Winery Houston in vibrant mid-town sets the trend by bringing Estate Vineyard operations to wine production in an urban domain. Solaro’s dramatic modern architecture also consists of an array of indoor and outdoor areas that offer many flexible configuration options for an unforgettable wedding.
The Whitehall HoustonNeighborhood: Downtown Houston
Standing Capacity: 550 • Seated Capacity: 350
Imagine saying “I Do” to a romantic Southern wedding at one of Houston’s most iconic venues. Whether you want to dance the night away with up to 300 guests in the Bluebonnet Ballroom or envision an intimate dinner with family and friends in one of the hotel’s smaller event spaces, The Whitehall’s certified wedding planner will ensure every detail is flawless.