Bella Donna Chapel

6641 Mediterranean Drive, McKinney, TX 75070 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Bella Donna Chapel

About Us

Bella Donna is located in the village of Adriatica- a 45-acre development inspired by the small villages of Croatia. It was built by Adriatica's developer, Jeffory Blackard, as a gift to his wife, Donna. The purpose was that of any Christian church: prayer, worship and religious study. However, requests for Weddings, Christenings and other Celebrations of Life came in before its 2010 completion and so we have enjoyed hosting a variety of sacred occasions- from music and worship to weddings.

The chapel, fashioned after a Catholic chapel in Croatia, is itself not affiliated with any other church. Christian couples of any denomination are welcome to host their ceremonies here, with the understanding that we are a church first and therefore must adhere to the Biblical definition of marriage (one man, one woman) and observe the sanctity befitting any church environment.

Facilities and Capacities

Bella Donna Chapel is based on a 16th-century chapel in Croatia and features a travertine carving salvaged from a war-damaged chapel in the country. A 300-year-old piece of history, the travertine illustrates the outstretched hand of Jesus welcoming all into the peaceful space. Constructed of stone, the venue itself provides a very historic and romantic setting for you to say “I do” with its grand domed fresco painted ceilings, stone mantel, columns and travertine floors. The space is completed by beveled stained glass windows and crystal chandeliers. Your guests will immediately be impressed with the water surrounding the island the venue is located on with the only way to access it being footbridge. The 2,000 square-foot space can seat up to 185 guests and host a maximum of 204 people. Couples will end their ceremony by ringing the wedding bell that was given as a gift from the citizens of Supetar, Croatia as a sign of friendship.

Services Offered

Bella Donna Chapel can provide a number of services for your big day. Their excellent, experienced wedding coordinator can assist you with your wedding planning needs. They will help you run through your rehearsal and ceremony to ensure each moment goes by seamlessly. Outside vendors are also allowed. While the venue has a small space for up to 50 guests for your outdoor reception, they can provide recommendations for couples who are looking to have a larger celebration. Various other vendor--including photographers, live music, floral design and hotels--can also be recommended to you to ensure each vendor you hire delivers quality service. Bella Donna Chapel has the following additional services available for couples to consider:

  • Bridal suite (Loceted nearby in Adriatica's iconic Bell Tower)
  • House Music
  • Candle sconces
  • Candelabras
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
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56 Reviews for Bella Donna Chapel

Recommended by 92% of couples


4.6 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.5
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.6
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    Brandi · Married on 06/13/2018

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    I love the bella donna and my family thought it was gorgeous. I can say that the atmosphere of he bella donna is all you need. It does not need any additional decorations. The dressing room in the bella donna is very small though. I rented the bridal suite in the tower. The bridal suite is nice and cozy and has some pretty picture opportunities as well.

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    Liz · Married on 05/17/2018

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    LOVE this chapel! It's a hidden gem in Mckinney TX. All the guests think the chapel is beautiful and unique. This venue is perfect for a small wedding. It makes me feel like be in Europe for a second. The get ready room is small but sufficient. Everything is so well decorated that you don't need to spend a lot of money on add-ons. The Chapel coordinator is very responsive and helpful from the beginning to the end. Thanks a lot for making my special day perfect! I highly recommend this venue.

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Bella Donna Chapel FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 1,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Parking
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Religious, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Elopements
  • What event services do you offer? Event Planner, Outside Vendors
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, August

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Bella Donna Chapel 1
    Military Discount
    10% off total ceremony cost for active military
  • Bella Donna Chapel 2
    Military Discount
    10% off total ceremony cost for present or retired military

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Gather in Downtown McKinney
    Gather in Downtown McKinney Banquet Halls

    I absolutly LOVE when a bride says they are having the ceremony at Bella Donna. I know that when they show up for the reception they will be extatic with the experience they had at the ceremony. I hear over and over how wonderful the day was thanks to Bella Donna.

  • European Ensemble Strings
    European Ensemble Strings Wedding Musicians

    Bella Donna is the cutest chapel I have ever seen! Perfect location for smaller weddings.

  • Events by Kristin
    Events by Kristin Wedding Planners

    The Bella Donna Chapels is one of the most beautiful indoor ceremony locations! It is truly one of a kind and Ashley is great to work with! She offers great suggestions and is always willing to help!

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  • 6641 Mediterranean Drive McKinney, TX, 75070 See on map
    9728367718 (Phone number)
    9am - 6pm M-Th 9am - 4pm Fri

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