Your beloved has asked the magic question “Will You Marry Me?” and you have swiftly answered “I Do!!” After texting, tweeting, facebooking, and meeting all of your family and friends in person about the wonderful news, you are now thinking “Eek! I have a wedding to plan!” First things first, new bride. You have the mate of your dreams, a gorgeous ring on your finger, and now you need a place to say those special vows and celebrate. It is nearly essential that you book your wedding and reception venues pronto!
Many brides choose to have their wedding ceremony at their local church followed by a reception offsite of the church grounds. You have a variety of options right here in Southeast Texas with hotels and event centers, indoor venues or outside, from elegant to rustic – let us guide you to the perfect location for your wedding.
The MCM Eleganté Hotel – Beaumont, Texas
The MCM Eleganté Hotel’s GRAND BALLROOM features crystal chandeliers, 9,000 square feet, built-in LCD projectors and screens and a large preconvention area. The FOUNTAINVIEW BALLROOM features luxury décor and provides the perfect setting for an upscale dinner or reception. The VERANDA provides a tropical, multi-level setting complete with its own fountain. These rooms at the Eleganté’ Hotel are the most popular Wedding Reception venues in the Southeast Texas area.
The Garden District – Orange, Texas
The Garden District is a totally decorated banquet facility that was designed and built with brides in mind. A wedding ceremony and reception can be held in the same spacious banquet room. Or, if you prefer, staff will come to an alternate location of your choice and help create lasting memories for a lifetime.
As a premier wedding event center they specialize in bringing your plans and ideas to reality. With an experienced staff they offer free consultation, customized decorating, linens, centerpieces, candle accents, floral, decorative backdrops, ceremonial set ups, free rehearsal, catering, rentals, cake cutting and clean up.
The Barn – Kountze, Texas
If you are looking for a more rustic feel, visit The Barn, located at the Indian Springs Camp across the highway from the Big Thicket Visitor’s Center in Kountze. Although the BARN is rustic, you won’t sacrifice comfort! It has central air and heat with ceiling fans throughout. They offer an up to date kitchen with plenty of counter space to prepare a feast. The main room has a fireplace for a warm winter atmosphere. Depending on sitting arrangements, the downstairs will hold over 150 people sitting at tables. The Barn has cozy spaces that are outfitted with coffee tables and rockers. Catering offered as well.
The Brown Estate – Orange, Texas
Whether you have always dreamed of taking your vows in an enchanting garden, inside a beautiful and ambient sunroom, or with an Antebellum-style mansion as your backdrop, the Brown Estate can make your wish come true. Weddings held at the Estate in South East Texas are the epitome of romantic elegance. Large or small, your wedding will be catered to your personal style and preference, and the staff will work closely with you to bring your vision to life. Both wedding ceremonies and receptions can be scheduled at the Brown Estate, as well rehearsal dinners and showers. Several charming, spacious, antiquated rooms within the Estate can also be scheduled to be used as dressing areas.
Bauer Ranch – Winnie, Texas
Rustic elegance at its best… Bauer Ranch offers wedding packages that give the Bride and Groom the flexibility to be as creative and hands-on as you want, or to have a turn-key job with only your decisions put into motion. Communications are vitally important when planning a wedding, and the Bauer Ranch owners take pride in making sure that ideas and plans are carried out as designed. The true success of a memorable event can be found in the details… something in which Bauer Ranch exhibits enormous pride.
The Event Centre – Beaumont, Texas
Beaumont’s premier event venue, the Downtown Event Centre, is the perfect facility for weddings, galas, meetings and parties. Elegantly positioned at the foot of the Great Lawn and overlooking the Lake, there is no finer view than that of the sprawling outdoor canopy and floor to ceiling windows.
Botanical Gardens – Beaumont, Texas
Beaumont’s Botanical Garden, located at 6088 Babe Zaharias Drive, allows weddings in the gardens. They ask a donation towards the upkeep of the Gardens and have some rules that must be followed. For more information phone 409-842-3135.