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4 Pet Friendly Wedding Venues in DFW

December 27, 2016

If you’re a couple who has fallen in love with unique ways to incorporate pets on your wedding day, you may be surprised to find out that most wedding venues won’t allow you to bring pets on your wedding day. Don’t give up though! There are still plenty of great pet friendly wedding venues out there!


These are the top 4 wedding venues in Dallas-Fort Worth which allow pets:

1. Glass Cactus Nightclub

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Glass Cactus Nightclub – Grapevine, TX

Overlooking the romantic Lake Grapevine, the Glass Cactus Nightclub offers a great space for a contemporary, but romantic wedding. Featuring in house cuisine and a full bar, the space will be perfect for couples looking for an all in one package. The soundstage is perfect for live bands as well, making for a great space for any wedding.

2. Studios 1019

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Studios 1019 – Dallas, TX

With rock walls, lush greenery and the soothing sound of a 15’ tall water feature, Studios 1019 makes for a wonderfully contemporary wedding venue that feels more like New York than Dallas. The studio space is actually an awe inspiring loft and features wardrobe and makeup rooms, wifi, bathrooms and plenty more. Your guests, including your 4 legged friends, will love this space and the beautiful backdrop it provides.

3. 129 Leslie

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129 Leslie – Dallas, TX

129 Leslie is the perfect space for your wedding, reception, or both. This industrial-chic, white canvas of a space can be colored with flowers, table skirts and draping. This space is huge, accommodating up to 350 wedding guests. During the day this versatile space has stunning natural light provided by large skylights and sunlight coming through the piercing front entrance. Evening events can be dramatically lit in any way you can imagine.

4. Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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The Perot Museum – Dallas, TX

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is one of the most distinctive new wedding venues in DFW. It’s truly a one of a kind location, with plenty to take in and a unique backdrop for your wedding or reception. Plus, being close to some of Dallas’s best hotels, it’s a great choice for out of town guests.

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15 Restaurants with Private Rooms in Dallas

January 15, 2016

We’ve handpicked the best restaurants with private rooms in Dallas, Texas. Each restaurant is unique and you are sure to find one that is perfect for your event whether you’re looking for a restaurant as a meeting space, rehearsal dinner venue, quinceanera venue or any other event!

The list is presented in no particular order, and each title is clickable and leads to a page with more info like pricing, capacity and amenities.

Here’s the List of Restaurants with Private Rooms in Dallas:


1. City Tavern


We are THE place for private parties in downtown with a great room upstairs that serves as our main music venue but is also available for private parties most of the time. It’s perfect for BIRTHDAYS, ANNIVERSARIES, OFFICE/HOLIDAY PARTIES, FANTASY DRAFTS…heck, we’ve even hosted some really cool WEDDING RECEPTIONS and are glad to report that those couples are all still together! We can provide buffets, live music, drink specials and tons of fun and friendly service.


2. YO Steakhouse


When it comes to choosing the ideal party venue in Dallas, atmosphere matters. At the Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse, our elegant private dining rooms feature turn-of-the-century hardwood floors, century-old brick arches, luxury furnishings and rustic appointments, including artifacts from the original Y.O. Ranch. The décor is designed to create a warm and inviting environment that will put your guests at ease. Whether you need an intimate space like our Windmill Room that seats to 20 guests for dinner or lunch comfortably or a banquet hall large enough to accommodate up to 150 for a sit-down feast, you’ll find the perfect private party venue at the Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse.


3. The Maverick Room at Sonny Bryan’s


THE MAVERICK ROOM is perfect for banquets, weddings, parties, meetings and more, and accommodates up to 90 guests. Dishing out delicious barbecue in a friendly Texan atmosphere, our experienced staff will ensure your food and service go beyond expectations. Located in the historic West End, the restaurant allows visitors a window to downtown Dallas with beautifully preserved and masterfully renovated buildings all within walking distance.

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4. House of Blues


House of Blues® Dallas is a premier restaurant and entertainment venue located near Downtown with the ambiance of an old Southern Delta Juke Joint. This fabulous venue features indoor space, offering a rich setting for corporate and private events, meetings and premiere parties. We provide the best in live music and eclectic cuisine, for events both large and small. Whether you crave our famous Southern specialties seasoned with a touch of the Delta, Texas BBQ, or want to create a unique menu, we’ll help you satisfy your tastes. Bring your group to House of Blues and experience our Southern hospitality. From a sit-down lunch to a whole-house buyout, our House can be yours! Whatever you have in mind, our team is dedicated to designing an exciting event that is perfect for your needs.


5. Hard Rock Cafe


The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas, located just blocks from the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, anchors the Southern end of the Victory Park urban development center. The new cafe features more than 8,900-square feet of space, including a 265-seat restaurant, outdoor dining, rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia and a Rock Shop featuring limited-edition Hard Rock Cafe Dallas merchandise.


6. Victory Tavern


Host Your Next Event At Victory Tavern Victory Tavern City Grille’s passion for great food drinks and service is unstoppable – a spirit we celebrate with every dish and cocktail – which is why hosting your next event at Victory Tavern City Grille is a natural choice. Whether you’re looking for a business lunch, a corporate mixer, a special celebration with family, or anything in between, Victory Tavern City Grille is sure to be your best choice.


7. Marie Gabrielle Restaurant


Located in the Harwood District in Uptown Dallas, Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens is a 1.5-acre garden oasis known for its vast event space and exquisite dining and catering options. Meticulously manicured gardens, ancient art, and stunning oak and river birch trees encompass the 8,265 square foot pond that is found at its center. Its European-influenced design is the perfect fusion of nature and architecture, creating a perfect setting for ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, social events, private corporate functions, and private events.


8. Tacos and Tequila


We love to throw a party and we are good at it! Menus designed for your party needs. Service staff that know how to make your event a seamless affair. Host your private event with us!


9. Two Corks and a Bottle


Two Corks and a Bottle is a custom winery and wine bar in the Uptown area. Our guests can relax at our cozy bar with a glass of wine or they can take a bottle home to enjoy. We make all of our own wines and you can come in and make yours, too. We love to host bottling parties – whether it’s a birthday or office party, we guarantee you that it’ll be an amazing experience!


10. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament


If you think the corporate world is competitive-wait until you see our Knights in action! Time to trade in your office routine for a KNIGHT out your group won’t forget. Here are just some of our great features: Meeting space with flexible setup options and presentation capabilities Pre-show/Post-show reception area with dance floor and lighting Full array of gourmet hors d’oeuvres (breakfast and break-out options available) Full Service Bar-discounted drink prices available for groups of 15+ when pre-purchased Knighting Ceremonies to recognize any outstanding person in your group Awards Ceremonies can take place in our Grand Ceremonial Arena (seating up to 1350 people!) Ask about our Team building events as well as Employee Perks program

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11. Dave & Buster’s


Whether it’s for a small group or a large crowd, Dave & Buster’s has everything you need all in one place – without all the hassle. You choose the right space with the food and drinks to make your event a success. We’ll take care of everything else, including free Wi-Fi, audiovisual equipment and private party rooms. Dave & Buster’s is the team-building-est, birthday partying-est, awesome-est get-together place for any event.


12. Gas Monkey Bar N Grill


Gas Monkey Bar N’ Grill is a full service restaurant, bar, and music venue. We offer a one stop shop for food and entertainment in the Dallas area. Host your private event with us


13. Angelo’s Spaghetti and Pizza House


Planning a birthday, anniversary or special event? We can help you plan within your budget. We have a private facilities available for parties of 25 or more. We can host your rehearsal dinner, meeting, corporate event, and even your Softball team!


14. Addison Improv comedy Club


Tired of going to dinner & a movie? Change it up with a night at the Addison Improv! It’s the perfect place for a date night, birthday, Bachelor/Bachelorette party…all together a good ol’ time! Ticket prices may vary, depending on the comedian.

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15. Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar


Have something BIG to celebrate? You can rent out Pete’s, meaning you’ll have the room and the entertainers all to yourself! This will give you a party everyone will enjoy!

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Inexpensive Wedding Reception Venues in Dallas, TX

January 7, 2016

If you’re looking for wedding venues in Dallas, TX that won’t break the bank you’ll be hard pressed to find a better collection than here on VenueCenter. From museums to casual outdoor lawns Dallas is filled with beautiful and affordable wedding venues.

Celebration Event Center and Ballroom

This contemporary ballroom boasts an exquisite and intimate setting that  rivals hotel ballrooms at a fraction of the cost. The long list of features, flexibility, affordable pricing, and beautiful, contemporary decorations make this ballroom perfect for both the reception and ceremony.

This Ballroom in Dallas TX has all of the following features:

  • Availability For Ceremony and Reception
  • Band or DJ Accessible
  • 50 – 350 Guest Capacity
  • No Restrictions on Catering
  • Use of 60 inch round, and/or square tables
  • Access to the Hall from 12 pm until 2 am
  • Event Manager on Duty from Start to Finish
  • Several Lighting Options
  • Stage for Head Tables, Band, or MC/DJ
  • 10,000 sq ft Building
  • 5,000 sq ft Dance Floor
  • Room Set-up
  • Private Security Included
  • White Table Cloths Included
  • Clean-up Before & After Event
  • Ample Parking Available


Crow Collection of Asian Art

This Dallas wedding venue shows that you can have a one of a kind wedding venue without breaking the bank. With a beautiful backdrop of asian art, this wedding venue promisess to be both enriching and inspiring.

The Crow Collection of Asian Art features all of the following:

  • 76 – 150 capacity
  • Indoor/outdoor space
  • Garden view
  • Wi-Fi
  • Off-Site Catering Permitted
  • On-Site Catering Available
  • Full Bar
  • Parking

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Dallas Heritage Village – Millermore Back Lawn

If you’re looking for an affordable outdoor wedding venue in Dallas, TX the Millermore Back Lawn will be a great option. The venue itself has a beautiful garden, covered walkway and L shaped porch that can be dressed up for a formal wedding or dressed down for a more casual affair.

The Millermore Back Lawn provides the following features:

  • 151 – 250 person capacity
  • Garden view
  • Handicap accessible
  • Off-site catering permitted
  • Outside alcohol permitted
  • Free parking


Old Red Museum

The affectionately named Old Red is one of the few cheap venues in Dallas, Texas with a high capacity for guests. This makes the museum a great option for a large wedding on a budget. Old Red is a historic location with the structure dating back to the 1800’s, but don’t let the age fool you: the venue is a beautiful location and one to wow your guests for sure.

Old Red boasts all the following features:

  • 251 – 400 person capacity
  • A/V Hookup
  • City view
  • Handicap accessible
  • Off-site catering permitted
  • Outside alcohol permitted

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7 Hot Spots to Spend New Years Eve in Dallas 2016

December 31, 2015

If you don’t have any plans yet for this new years eve, this is your cheat sheet to 7 of the most exciting spots to be for new years in Dallas.

1. Henry’s Majestic Roaring 20’s New Years Eve

With Jazzy tunes, a champagne toast and no cover, Henry’s Majestic is the perfect place to spend new years eve if you’re looking for a Roaring 20’s themed night.

Here are the details:

  • 4900 McKinney Ave, Dallas, Texas 75205
  • Dec 31 at 5 PM to Jan 1, 2016 at 2 AM
  • Guests can choose selections from the regular menu or order specials created especially for the evening
  • DJ will play jazzy tunes, changing to current music as we enter the New Year
  • Champagne toast at midnight
  • Reservations Recommended (469-893-9400)
  • No cover

2. 3014 Space New Years Party

With some of the biggest artists in Dallas and party inside of Eric Trich’s current projection mapping installation the New Years party at 3014 Space is shaping up to be one of the biggest events held at 3014 Space.

Here are the details:

  • 3014 Canton St, Dallas, Texas 75226
  • Dec 31 at 9 PM to Jan 1, 2016 at 2 AM in CST
  • Performances by:
    • Eric Trich
    • Boston Kassidy
    • Lily Taylor with visuals by Sean Miller
    • The Jess and Wes Show
    • Topic
    • Blue, The Misfit
  • $15 pre-sale
  • $20 door
  • 21+
  • alcohol provided

3. NYE: Ishi

Featuring Dezi 5, TRUDEF, and SuperSonic Lips NYE: Ishi is looking like the concert to be at this New Years Eve.

Here are the details:

  • Thu, December 31, 2015
  • Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
  • $15.00 – $30.00
  • This event is all ages

4. Le Cirque @ Citzen

If you choose to spend this new years at Citizen in Uptown Dallas, you’ll be mesmerized by a dynamic menu of entertainment including fire eaters, aerial acts, stilt walkers and more.

Here are the details:

  • Dallas – 2923 Fairmount Street Dallas, TX 75201
  • The party starts at 7pm (ends at 2am)
  • There will be complimentary champagne and canapes
  • Tickets start at $106.49

5. I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a hugely entertaining show that Theatre Three revives every year around Valentine’s Day — and it sells out!   It’s the perfect revue of courtship and marriage that has earned its place as a signature piece by Theatre Three, and featuring gifted sketch comedy players who sing and dance their way through all the phases of romance and marriage.

There is a special New Years Eve showing which would be a great and relaxed way to spend this new years.

6. New Year’s Eve with the Dallas Symphony

Join the Dallas Symphony for this annual concert of your favorite Strauss waltzes and Viennese-inspired revelry. Ring in the New Year in the opulence of the Meyerson and enjoy a free champagne toast at intermission!

THU performance starts at 7:30PM

7. Masquerade – A Black Tie NYE Event

Taking place at the Random Art Gallery this party will be an elegant night of celebration to close out the 2015 year and usher in 2016. The Masquerade will feature two local DJs, Open Bar, Unlimited champagne, Aerialists, and more.

Here are the details:

  • Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 9:00 PM Friday, January 1, 2016 at 2:00 AM
  • Random Art Gallery – 2242 Monitor Street. #140. Dallas, TX 7520
  • Tickets starting at $90.67
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7 Great Wedding Venues in Dallas

December 16, 2015

From the banquet halls in Dallas to the unique and one off venues just outside the city, Dallas is home to some of the best locations for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Whether you’re looking for modern or rustic, expansive outdoors or a cozy and intimate room, large or small, affordable our out of this world, you can find it in Dallas. Here’s our picks for 7 great wedding venues in Dallas:


1. Ashton Gardens

Ashton Gardens manages to have a magical and intimate indoor setting mixed with a beautiful outdoor feel. Using huge floor to ceiling windows to give your perfect day an unforgettable backdrop, this venue offers a truly once in a lifetime experience. They also provide highly skilled wedding coordinators, personalized services and high end cuisine. Ashton Gardens is often one of the top choices for brides in Dallas/Fort Worth.


2. 2616 Commerce Event Center

Offering both night and day weddings, the 2616 Commerce Event Center offers beautiful views of the Dallas skyline. The venue can accomodate guests both outside and inside and boasts one of the highest capacities on this list: an almost excessive 1,000 person capacity. The reception halls, patios and other spaces offer a completely blank canvas for you to make your wildest dream wedding come true. This is one of the most versatile weddding venues in Texas.


3. 1899 Farmhouse

If you’re hoping to have a rustic wedding in Texas, this location is perfect. It’s a one of a kind garden venue set next to a historic farmhosue which was built in, you guessed it, 1899. This venue promises to be one of the most picturesque venues on the list, and they have a policy based around flexibility. All together, this venue is one of the best rustic wedding venues in the South!


4. Mediterranean Villa

The mediterranean Villa offers couples a fantastic number of choices and options. You can get married in the charming chapel, the expansive and beautifully cared for lawns, or its well cared for gardens. You can also use one of the several reception halls and ball rooms to give your wedding a more contemporary feel. It’s very affordable and offers several package deals to keep your wedding stress free and under budget.


5. Occasions at Stone River

Similar to the 2616 Commerce Event Center, Occassionas at Stone River offers a blank canvas for your wedding. They provide a large variety of rooms and locations both inside and outside so that you can accomodate as few, or as many, guests as you like. To make the venue even more enticing, it offers all of the flexibility and variety at a surprisingly low cost.


6. River Road Chateau

River Road Chateau is not one venue, but a range of Dallas wedding venues. Each venue comes with its own unique character and gives your wedding a different feel. Each venue provides the same level of great service and assistance and promises to be one of the best locations for weddings in Texas.


7. Willow Creek Ranch

You can’t get anymore rustic than a barn wedding venue in Dallas. Willow Creek Ranch manages to mix stylish decorations, a luxury feel, and country tradition to create a converted barn wedding like no other. Every detail has been taken care of and you are guaranteed to get the best possible rustic wedding experience from this venue.

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Affordable Wedding Venues in DFW

May 28, 2015

No one wants to appear cheap on their special day. A wedding is a massive expense. But you can get creative and look for a cheap wedding ideas to keep the expense down, yet maintain your style and quality. There certainly are a lot of budget wedding notions which will surely cut off your cost. With some little imagination and smart preparation, you may have a distinctive and stunning wedding that won’t cost a fortune.

Dallas is a popular pick for couples who are preparing to tie the knot. And fortunately there are a host of wedding venues in DFW to choose from. There are several affordable options that will keep you well within your budget. In Dallas you can get an affordable wedding venue with delightful views, ambiance, and flexibility to host a large wedding with anywhere from 400 – 1000 guests. Below are a few of our Dallas wedding venue picks, but be sure to check out VenueCenter to search our full online database of venues.

Corner Wedding Chapel

More than any other (DFW) Dallas, Fort Worth wedding location, our affordable yet elegant wedding packages and attentive staff provide unmatched value and service. Let Corner Wedding Chapel’s Certified Wedding Planner handle all the details for your wedding ceremony and reception, so you can relax and enjoy your special day!

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Wine Poste

The Wine Poste as an Event Venue is available for rent and is perfect for holding a Private Event or Company Party, Holiday Party, Birthday Party, Baby Shower or any type of Wine-centric Evening. Catering is available in all forms.

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Edison’s, located 1 mile south of downtown Dallas, has 12,000 square feet of event space featuring “the Bentley” and “the Gatsby” rooms, a 2,500 square foot enclosed patio and a 1947 Bentley in the receiving room. each are designed to set the stage for a very special occasion. every event has it’s own uniqueness, complexity, and individuality. At Edison’s, the intent is to protect the integrity of the occasion and develop a personal relationship with you so your needs are clearly understood. the end in mind is for your honored guests to experience a truly memorable event and for you to relax and enjoy the moment.

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