Catering, dresses, and cakes are important, but your wedding wouldn’t be complete without your pet by your side. If you’re looking for the best places for dogs in weddings in Houston, you’ve found them. Check out our list of the best dog-friendly venues in the area.
1. Las Velas
5714 Fairdale Ln. Houston, TX 77057
This classic, elegant venue has been a premier spot for weddings for over twenty years. Reminiscent of 17th and 18th-century villas, Las Velas provides a stunning backdrop of gardens, fountains, and hand-carved stonework. This enthusiastically dog-friendly venue welcomes your pet throughout the premises. If he needs a break from the action, he can take a rest in the bridal suite or groom’s lounge. If you’re worried about leaving him alone in the dressing room, you can find a Rover pet sitter to take care of him while you celebrate.
This venue offers in-house catering, experienced and attentive staff, and can accommodate up to 250 guests. Pricing is $4,700 Friday and Sunday, $6,800 Saturday, and $850/hour Monday-Thursday.
411 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77006
Have your unique wedding in a unique location. AvantGarden is located a historic Kraft house, one of the last surviving remnants of historic homes in the area, and is host to music and art performances, as well as private events. This boutique venue has a bohemian ambiance, a lovely front garden, and a beautiful back patio. You can customize your wedding to be an intimate gathering with plated dinner or an all-out bash with taco trucks. AvantGarden considers dogs to be part of the family and happily allows them at your big day. Pricing starts from $500 and varies depending on the scope of your event.
3. The Space HTX
2005 Commerce St. Houston, TX 77002
Located in the vibrant heart of EADO, The Space HTX is a chic white-on-white urban warehouse with unparalleled views of the downtown skyline. This location is ideally situated, surrounded by over 20 hotels, tourist attractions, and dining options for your guests’ convenience. The sophisticated ambiance is perfect for a fabulous, modern wedding. Your dog is welcome throughout the venue on the big day. The Space offers endless creative possibilities for decorating, experienced wedding coordinators, an array of preferred vendors, and access to the facility for a full 8 hours on your day. This location can accommodate 200-300 guests. Pricing for receptions is $6,000 with an additional fee of $500-$1,000 for ceremonies.
4. The Gallery
6303 Beverly Hill St. Houston, TX 77057
Flexibility is the hallmark of this French-Mediterranean venue. As The Gallery hosts only one event at a time, you can choose to use any or all of the indoor and outdoor spaces. On the first floor is a large ballroom, on the second an elegant bar, both with adjoining patios. The indoor rooms alone can accommodate up to 300 guests and flow easily into the outdoor patios and garden. Dogs in weddings are happily welcomed, but they must remain on-leash throughout the premises. This venue includes access to the luxurious bridal suite starting at 10 a.m. on the day of your celebration and offers up to 300 spots of complimentary parking in a paved lot for your guests. Prices range from $3,320-$7,200 depending on the day of your wedding and the length of time you choose.
5. Holiday Acres
8919 Mustang Bayou Rd. Manvel, TX 77578
For a location with rustic charm, Holiday Acres is your venue. On your wedding day, you have access to the entire facility. You can have your celebration on the spacious grounds under the oak trees, in the climate-controlled barn, or on the covered pavilion. Two charming tiny houses on the grounds can be added to your day as dressing rooms. You do the decorating at this venue for a personal touch. Your dog is allowed at your celebration on a leash. You must clean up after your dog at the venue, so getting a pet sitter from Rover could save you some hassle on your big day. Holiday Acres allows only beer and wine, and you must provide your own bartender. Prices range from $2175-$3950.