Outdoor Venues and Gardens in the
|They say they're known as the
"Rolls Royce of Dallas Catering and Events Facilities" but
you can be your own judge of that! Located in downtown
Dallas, Avanti at Fountain Place is a garden themed
reception/restaurant venue surrounded by dancing fountains
that are lit at night. No pricing online, call for details.
Celebrations in the Country
|Celebrations in the Country
offers a pavilion, a large garden and waterfall, and a 6,000
sq ft renovated greenhouse for indoor events. Just 30 miles
north of Dallas, Celebrations can accommodate groups of up
to 300. No pricing listed on the website.
Chandler's Landing Yacht & Tennis Club
|Chandler's Landing is a private
country club 25 minutes east of downtown Dallas on Lake Ray
Hubbard. You can exchange your vows in a lakefront gazebo
overlooking the lake looking out toward the Dallas skyline.
The main dining room can accommodate up to 300 guests.
Reception packages are listed on the website, but there's no
pricing information - how annoying.
Gardens Botanical Park
Mineral Wells 940-682-4856
|The Clark Botanical Gardens
feature a channel garden area, a pavilion, and a chapel. You
won't find pricing online, so call or email for rates.
|Why buy flowers for your
ceremony or reception when you can get married among the
flowers of the Arboretum! There are eight gardens to choose
from, and three reception venues. Ceremony rentals include
chairs, security, and a hospitality coordinator and
rehearsal time. Reception sites include tables, chairs,
security, a hospitality coordinator, caterer's hours and
valet parking for events with over 50 guests. Too bad
there's no pricing information on the website.
|Specializing in garden weddings,
this venue can accommodate up to 250. Wedding and reception
packages start at $2050. A new pavilion, built in 2003,
provides an alternative if there's bad weather.
|Located in the Centex Building,
Marie Gabrielle offers a 1.5 acre European garden setting
featuring waterways and a reflecting pool. The restaurant
can accommodate up to 200 guests, and the patio and garden
are available for outdoor events. No pricing info online.
Old City Park
|The Pavilion rents for $2500 on
weekends for 6 hrs. and holds 200 people. Fees for
greenspace rental range from $600 to $18,000 for 6 hrs.
Beer, wine and champagne are okay, must pay $300 for a guard
and event manager. DJs and bands allowed. Catering by
approved caterers only.
Paradise Cove at Lake Grapevine
|This 9000 sq. ft. facility can
accommodate up to 300 seated guests inside, and an unlimited
number of guests outside. The ceremony fee is waived if you
have your reception with them too. No pricing info online,
so you'll have to email or call.
Sneaky Pete's on Lake Lewisville
|This website is incredibly
annoying and difficult to read because they started every
word with a capital letter. Available rentals can hold
90-180 guests for seated receptions (more for standing
Stepping Stone Garden Center
|The Stepping Stone Garden Center
offers a garden atrium and fountain setting along with a
lush indoor venue. Several wedding packages are available,
but there's no pricing online.
House and Gardens
|Facility rental runs from $250
for weekday rentals to $900 for Saturday evening rentals and
includes furniture and a sounds system. Catering packages
range from $6.95 to $16.95 per person. You may bring your
own beer, wine and champagne, but you must also bring a
licensed bartender. The Surrey House can accommodate 125
guests at a reception, 80 at a seated wedding.
Texas Discovery Gardens
|Rental fees for the indoor Main
Hall on evenings and weekends are $1250 for 5 hrs. Rental of
the garden area for 4 hrs is $350. Table and chair rental is
not included, but use of kitchen facilities is.
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