Houston Event Venues

East of Austin and San Antonio, Houston, Texas serves as a home to NASA’s astronaut training facilities, a bustling start-up scene also known as the Silicon Bayou, and a culture rich in theater, music, and the arts.

The Magnolia city has been steadily growing since 1870 and although the city is home to well over 2.3 million (2017) residents, the residents of Houston maintain a world-famous Texas hospitality.

When hosting an event in Houston there is no shortage of charming historic sites, incredible cuisine, kid-friendly venues, and unique hands-on activities for guests to enjoy. Here are a few Houston venues that are perfect for setting the scene in creating a memorable occasion.

Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Location: 705 Main Street at Capitol Houston, TX 77002

Great For: Team Gatherings, Happy Hours

Founded in 1995, the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is the prime destination for Houston’s beer enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. This location serves as a great place to grab drinks as a team, host a team meeting or intimate gathering with guests.

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The Astorian

Location: 2500 Summer St, Houston, TX 77007

Great For: Galas, Corporate Parties, Birthday Parties

A throwback to 1920’s glamour and inspired by New York City’s Grand Central Station, The Astorian offers two levels equipped with 14-foot ceilings, state-of-the-art smart technology, a private boardroom, fully functional gourmet kitchen & bar, and floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of downtown Houston.

The Ballroom at Bayou Place

Location: 500 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002

Great For: Galas, Corporate Parties, Networking Events, Weddings & more.

Located in the heart of downtown Houston, the Ballroom at Bayou Place offers over 15,000 square feet of luxurious event space with floor to ceiling windows and balcony views of the city.

The Wynden

Location: 1025 S Post Oak Ln Houston, TX 77056

Great For: Galas, Corporate Parties, Weddings, Intimate Gatherings & Celebrations

Located near Houston’s Galleria, between St. George Place and Tanglewood is The Wynden. The Wynden offers traditional elegance, a spacious indoor reception area, in house catering, as well as a private garden area for even more event space.


Capacity: 375-400 Standing Room / General Admission & 175 Seated.

Location: 3620 Washington Ave Houston Tx 77007

Great For: Corporate Parties, Birthday Parties, Receptions, & Intimate Gatherings

Originally the Citizens/Heights State Bank designed in 1925 by renowned architect Joseph Finger, the former bank building now serves as one of Houston’s hottest music venues and private event spaces.

Hughes Manor

Location: 2811 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Great For: Corporate Parties, Weddings, Receptions & Intimate Gatherings

With a short drive out of downtown and into the Washington Heights neighborhood of Houston, guests can enjoy the timeless elegance of Huges Manor’s indoor and outdoor event space.

Station 3

Location: 1919 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Great For: Galas, Corporate Parties, Weddings, Receptions, & Intimate Gatherings.

Built in 1903, Station 3 also known as “Stonewall” served as one of Houston’s original fire stations. The station’s motto”Trust in Us” can still be seen etched into the venue’s stone walls.

This historic landmark and venue is located directly outside of downtown Houston and the venue still maintains its original brick walls, wood floors, concrete beams, in addition to 21-century amenities perfect for hosting charming gatherings of any kind.