Balmorhea

33400 Wright Rd. P.O. Box 528, Pinehurst TX 77362, Magnolia, TX 77355 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Balmorhea

Balmorhea is a vintage-style wedding venue located in the northwest Houston area of Magnolia, Texas. Couples will experience 32 acres of beautiful oak trees, lakes, stone bridges and meadows on this picturesque property. They offer multiple indoor and outdoor options for both your ceremony and reception. Balmorhea only hosts one event per day, so you'll receive their full attention on your special day.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can accommodate up to 320 guests at this rustic venue. You can exchange your vows outdoors on their gorgeous property. Towering oaks or their tranquil lake will serve as your backdrop. There will also be a chapel available this year, if you prefer an indoor ceremony. For your reception, they offer a beautiful country-style building. This spacious location features wood floors, ornate chandeliers, a stone fireplace and exposed beams. For additional seating, you can utilize their outdoor porch or patio area. This unique venue features a fireplace, and is perfect for your cocktail hour. Their main building also boasts a bell tower wing that can be used for your dance area or ceremony. For photo opportunities, you can utilize their charming bridge or lush meadows.

Services Offered

This full-service venue offers event planning to ensure every detail is taken care of. Balmorhea offers a bridal house on-site for you and your bridal party to get ready in, as well as plenty of parking for your guests. There’s also the option of a valet or shuttle service if you so choose. You can bring in your own vendors, or choose from their list of preferred vendors to guarantee your wedding is a success. Additional services include:

  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Pet friendly
  • Liability insurance
  • Wheelchair accessible

History

Balmorhea, pronounced Bal-mor-ay, is a secluded, peaceful wedding venue located thirty minutes north of Houston. Balmorhea is a town in Texas with a beautiful state park. In the Balmorhea State Park lies the San Solomon Springs. This Native American sacred place has been a source of fresh water to travelers for hundreds of years. The Carswell family found a stream of crystal clear water on their travels and followed it to the Springs. They named their venue after this beautiful and unique experience.

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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Callie · Getting married on 11/09/2019

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    We absolutely loved having our wedding at Balmorhea. My now husband and I knew we wanted to get married there the minute we stepped on the grounds, it was so unique and naturally beautiful. Melissa was amazing to work with and she was always quick with responsive with all of questions I had (and I had a bunch of questions lol). We had so many compliments on the venue. In literally every conversation I had at the wedding people gushed about how beautiful Balmorhea was! I highly recommend having your wedding at Balmorhea.

    Sent on 07/05/2017
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    My niece was married at Balmorhea on January 9, 2016. I was her wedding planner. We toured the property with Alison in July. My niece immediately fell in love with the venue and wanted her wedding here. Alison was quick to respond to any questions we had. The day of the wedding ran smoothly thanks to Alison being so organized and detail-oriented. She took care of coordinating all the vendors, making sure that everybody was scheduled for deliveries/set up. Due to the weather, the ceremony was moved inside...and it was beautiful! The reception was beautiful and so much fun! It helped that we had some recommendations from Alison on vendors that had done business out there before. I know my niece will be recommending Balmorhea Events, and I will also!

    Sent on 01/17/2016

    Balmorhea's reply:

    Thank you for the feedback! We hope everyone had a good time.

    Please give Taylor our best wishes!

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Balmorhea FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Farm/Ranch, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Elopements
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Imagine That Pix
    Imagine That Pix Wedding Photographers

    The staff at Balmorhea as well as the appearance of the venue was absolutely stellar. Gorgeous scenery, and amazing photography spots. Would love to shoot here again!

  • Analisa Hastings
    Analisa Hastings Wedding Hair & Makeup

    I have had the honor of working with brides at Balmorhea quite a few times this year and last and it is a beautiful venue. For anyone looking for a beautiful landscape and a great indoor setting, this is a great venue. I'm so happy I get to be there the next two weekends in a row with my beautiful brides.

  • Dose of Beauty
    Dose of Beauty Wedding Hair & Makeup

    Great customer service! Melissa is so sweet and nice. Beautiful venue!!!

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  • 33400 Wright Rd. P.O. Box 528, Pinehurst TX 77362, P.O. Box 528, Pinehurst TX 77362 Magnolia, Texas, 77355 See on map
    281-653-7645 (Phone number)
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