The Best Wedding Venues in Houston - For Joy Photography

The Best Wedding Venues in Houston

Congratulations! You’re engaged and probably at the very beginning of your wedding planning journey. If you’re searching for a stunning wedding venue in Houston, check out the following list of options that are sure to impress you. Do you love bright & airy or true-to-color photos? Even better! Either of these wedding venues checks off all the boxes in my previous post about choosing the perfect venue for the best photos. Here’s my take on some of the best wedding venues in Houston and other nearby cities.

The Peach Orchard

Its stunning design was inspired by Northern European architecture. Immediately, you’ll notice the high ceilings, solid wood beams, and vintage exposed brick walls throughout the chapel and ballroom. Each charming space adds to the wedding venue’s unique ambiance. The Peach Orchard is becoming one of the most popular venues in Houston. With 16,000 square feet of combined grounds, this venue space is large enough to manage even the most extravagant wedding day. 

  • Address: 1737 Sawdust Rd, Spring, TX 77380
  • Phone: (832) 616-0634
  • Investment: $6,500 to $15,500+
  • Capacity: 300 Guests

Chateau Cocomar

This castle-like wedding venue is the epitome of elegance with such beautiful architecture. Chateau Cocomar is a French-inspired European venue filled with elaborate décor, crystal chandeliers, antiques, and marble floors. Along the property, you’ll find yourself surrounded by immaculate gardens which prove to be a favorable option for your wedding ceremony.

  • Address: 14525 Champions Dr, Houston, TX 77069
  • Phone: (281) 919-1161
  • Investment: $$$
  • Capacity: 999 Guests

The Farmhouse

If you love white barn venues as much as I do, you’ll adore The Farmhouse. Its modern look is the perfect canvas that can easily be transformed for any wedding aesthetic. The outdoor space is conveniently climate controlled to help with even the most sweltering of Texas weekends. You’ll have several background options to capture the most memorable portraits on your special day. There’s a courtyard where your guests can enjoy cocktail hour and play games. The chapel is on-site and matches the same clean elegant ambiance.

  • Address: 27135 Old Hwy 105 W, Montgomery, TX 77316
  • Phone: (832) 791-3058
  • Investment: $4,900 to $10,800
  • Capacity: 300 Guests

Boxwood Manor

This southern chic venue features a gorgeous manor and a chapel conveniently set just a few steps away. Boxwood Manor is truly a blank canvas and completely transforms according to your wedding’s color scheme and style. It’s one of the most spacious and refined manor-style wedding venues in Houston. The two-story reception space includes two full-service bars. With high ceilings and large windows, natural light floods into the manor as you enjoy your reception.

  • Address: 945 E Hufsmith Rd, Tomball, TX 77375
  • Phone: (281) 928-3444
  • Investment: $8,000 to $10,000+
  • Capacity: 300 Guests

The Springs Cypress

The Springs Cypress is large enough to accommodate either an indoor or outdoor ceremony for up to 300+ guests. With both the bridal and groom suite on site, it’s ideal for ceremony prep and getting ready. Its indoor ballroom is embellished with large windows which overlook the brick paved garden. There are so many beautiful spots to choose from for wedding day photos. It’s perfect for your special celebration if you’re looking for a classy and elegant option for your nuptials.

  • Address: 12612 Malcomson Rd, Houston, TX 77070
  • Phone: (281) 881-7175
  • Investment: $5,495 to $11,495
  • Capacity: 320 Guests

Charleston Lane

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  • Address: 7041 Kingston Cove Ln, Willis, TX 77318
  • Phone: (713) 588-6254
  • Investment: $5,500 to $12,000+
  • Capacity: 350 Guests

The Homestead

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  • Address: 16781 Old Danville Rd, Willis, TX 77318
  • Phone: (281) 846-4663
  • Investment: < $9,000
  • Capacity: 250 Guests

Ashton Gardens North

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  • Address: 21919 Inverness Forest Blvd, Houston, TX 77073
  • Phone: (281) 362-0011
  • Investment: $13,000 to $28,000
  • Capacity: 200 Guests

Citadel Houston

The first thing you’ll notice when you arrive at The Citadel is the large wooden doors that lead you to the indoor chapel. Paired with gorgeous high ceilings and wide open windows, this space fills with tons of natural light so achieving those amazing photos that we all love is pretty effortless. The beautiful ballroom can fill with hundreds of guests and the charming staircase is perfect for a unique newlywed introduction.

  • Address: 12130 Kirby Dr #101, Houston, TX 77045
  • Phone: (832) 432-7005
  • Investment: $9,000+
  • Capacity: 750 Guests

The Luminaire

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  • Address: 495 S Pine Lake Rd, Montgomery, TX 77356
  • Phone: (832) 952-3060
  • Investment: $5,500+
  • Capacity: 400 Guests

Sandlewood Manor

This beautiful estate offers a secluded option for a memorable wedding day for you and hundreds of guests. Between its unique marbled chapel and grassy open fields, you’re sure to have a gorgeous wedding ceremony to remember. The newly renovated reception hall will leave you in awe as you dance the night away under their large crystal chandeliers.

Care to dance? Sandlewood Manor is one of the only wedding venues in Houston that offers a dance instructor to help you practice for your first dance. All the staff at the manor work hard to truly make your entire wedding experience luxurious.

  • Address: 22402 Holly Creek Trail, Tomball, TX 77377
  • Phone: (281) 466-9487
  • Investment: $12,000+
  • Capacity: 400 Guests

Addison Woods

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  • Address: 1245 Pruitt Rd, Spring, TX 77380
  • Phone: (281) 973-3097
  • Investment: $3,500 to $12,300
  • Capacity: 200-250 Guests

The Springs Angleton – Magnolia Manor

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  • Address: 1950 County Rd 220, Angleton, TX 77515
  • Phone: (936) 446-7887
  • Investment: $2,500 to $9,000
  • Capacity: 320 Guests

The Springs Wallisville

The Trinity Farmhouse is a Dutch-style wedding venue that seems to have been specifically designed for those timeless wedding photographs. Its property offers an incredible view of the surrounding woodlands. The barn-like reception hall is filled with large windows and white-washed wood to add a chic feel to any wedding’s theme. Whether you have your ceremony in the courtyard, or inside the barn, you won’t be disappointed.

  • Address: 2610 Wallisville-Turtle Bayou Rd, Wallisville, TX 77597
  • Phone: (409) 277-1877
  • Investment: $3,300 to $9,000
  • Capacity: 250 Guests

Briscoe Manor

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  • Address: 5801 Farm to Market Rd 723, Richmond, TX 77406
  • Phone: (281) 238-4700
  • Investment: $4,800 to $12,500
  • Capacity: 100-350 Guests

Venue 311

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  • Address: 9282 County Rd 311, Plantersville, TX 77363
  • Phone: (281) 826-4248
  • Investment: $3,900 to 5,900
  • Capacity: 250 Guests

Arrowhead Hill

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  • Address: 24420 Hwy 105 W, Montgomery, TX 77356
  • Phone: (281) 460-9399
  • Investment: $12,000+
  • Capacity: 400 Guests