Traditional Wedding and Reception Venues
Arlington Hall at Lee Park
|Located on Turtle Creek Blvd. in
Dallas, the Hall was recently expanded to a 10,000 sq. ft.
facility. Will accommodate 500 guests for a reception, 400
for a banquet. No pricing info on the website.
email form on website
This brand new facility features tile
flooring, dimmable lighting, neutral colors, a built-in bar
area and allows all alcohol. Bring your own caterer or use
theirs. Pricing starts at $500 for 8 weekday hrs, $1000 for
Fri., Sat., or Sunday (8hrs), or $1500 for an entire weekend
day. Rental fees include chairs, tables and linens, a
hospitality coordinator, set-up and take-down service and
|Cacharel Restaurant can
accommodate up to 300 guests in one of three private rooms.
Several wedding and reception packages are available,
although you won't find pricing info online. They offer a
complementary scheduled tasting you so know what the food
will be like in advance!
|Located in downtown Dallas in
the Bank of America Building (the tall one with the Green
Neon). There is a $750 rental fee for 4 hrs. Minimums
also apply - $5000 for the North Dining Room and $7000 for
the South. A dance floor will cost you $275-$350.
|No room rental fees apply if you
meet the food minimums. Food and beverage minimums start at
$2500 and go up from there. Requires a minimum of $24 pp in
food and you must use their caterer (but you may bring your
own cake). Dance floors rent for $100.
|The website was full of broken
links, so I don't have any information on this place except
that it's available for rent for wedding and receptions and
offers on-site catering. Located near 635 and the Tollway.
Dallas Scottish Rite
|Enjoy the elegance of this
historic Dallas landmark as you celebrate your big day.
There is a crystal ballroom, and a 1925 pipe organ, plus you
get a free bridal portrait setting. The facility can
accommodate 350 seated guests, or 475 for a standing
reception. BYOB, and get free use of their tables and
chairs. Rental rates start at around $3200.
|Not to be confused with the
Women's Museum, the DWF is a historical mansion near
downtown Dallas. There is no corkage fee, no cake-cutting
fee, no gratuity and no minimum. A 4 hr event for 150 people
is $850. You may bring your own liquor, but you must use
their catering. They will provide all dishes and flatwear,
but you'll pay to rent glasses, tables, tablecloths, and
candles. They can also provide a security guard for $50. You
may bring a band or DJ.
|As of 8/04, the website
disclaims that it's "not yet complete", but they sure got
that stupid music up and running right away! Why do people
think that website music is so great??? It drives me nuts.
You won't find any real information online, so you'll be
better off calling or emailing them.
The Empire Room
|This new contemporary venue is
located on the 48th floor of 1401 Elm Place in downtown
Dallas. Catering is managed by Gil's Elegant Catering. No
pricing info on the website.
|Rental fees for 4 hrs range from
$300 to $3000 depending on guest count. Rental includes
security, staff and brides' room. $5000 food and beverage
minimum for Saturday nights. Use a preferred caterer or pay
$1500 plus 15% of bill. You may rent furniture from them
only. Bartenders required if liquor is served.
Knights of Columbus
|Make your big day one to
remember by having your reception at the Knights of
Columbus! They offer a "beautiful new ballroom" and banquet
facilities. No pricing on the website, but it's probably a
The Melbourne Room
|Room rental starts at $600.
Bring your own caterer for an additional fee. The site holds
Morton H. Meyer
|Will accommodate 40-2000 guests.
No other information on website.
Highland Village 972-317-2632
|The Orndorf Haus can seat up to
200 guests, or accommodate up to 350 guests with "cocktail
seating". The best deal is to pay $1000 for an all-day
facility rental -- they'll supply the tables and chairs, you
bring the food and whatever else you need. Complete wedding
packages for up to 150 guests start at $3000.
Park City Club
|Room fees start at $750 and go
up to $1500. The Club provides all food and beverages except
for wedding cakes (no cake cutting fee). All service staff
and rentals are included. There is a food minimum of $20 pp
with a 20% service charge and taxes added. A portable dance
floor will cost you $120. Their website is very complete and
contains all pricing details (except for catering pricing).
|The RWC is a country estate
located in northeast Richardson. The Founder's Hall building
accommodates up to 250 guests, and the Clubhouse can hold up
to 100. The Hall rents for $1500 per wedding and the
Clubhouse rents for $1200. You must use one of their
The Ruthe Jackson Center
Grand Prairie 972-237-7500
|The Ruthe Jackson Center is a
32,000 sq ft facility done in "Texas
Hill Country Lodge" style. The main lobby features stone
tile and a waterfall. No pricing online, but you will find
lots of pics.
|Located on the 48th floor of
Thanksgiving Tower in downtown Dallas. Available for rental, but no
other information on website.
coordinated through the Hyatt hotel. Can accommodate up to
800 guests. Sorry, no pricing info
on this one.
|This venue offers a chapel and a
banquet hall (with seating for 425) and has a pipe organ
that dates back to 1911. Recently restored and available for
rental, with rates starting at $1900 for the sanctuary,
$2000 for the reception hall, or the entire building for
$3000. Catering services start at $18 pp, or bring your own
caterer for a $500 fee.
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