The Magnolia Ballroom




Tucked in Houston’s Old Market Square Historic District is a place where special moments have been celebrated for more than a century. The Magnolia Ballroom, located in the historic former Magnolia Brewery, offers a fantastic view through original cypress and leaded glass windows to the city’s unique downtown skyline. After your memorable nuptials, your guests will enjoy a beautiful cocktail hour on the second floor balcony, offering romantic sunsets looking over the Buffalo Bayou. While guests are celebrating, imagine descending a grand staircase with you gown flowing behind you, creating fantastic photo opportunities. You’ll make an entrance into the ballroom with all your friends and family waiting for you and your new spouse. Your guests are treated to a delicious dinner in a beautiful historic setting, while you mingle with all the people that mean the most to you. Dance the night away on a stunning oak dance floor with antique chandeliers sparkling above. Toast with a glass of champagne at the antique bar and begin your life together!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Ballrooms


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 4 hours prior to event. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $5,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Magnolia Ballroom is estimated at between $10,476 and $25,684 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight