Weddings

The Bienville Social

Galveston, TX View map Visit website

About

Located in Galveston, Texas, The Bienville Social is a historic wedding venue exuding vintage sophistication and a New Orleans aesthetic. Known for its distinctive character and friendly staff, the hotel welcomes engaged couples to host their wedding event in stylish comfort. This charming venue is sure to create a beautiful backdrop for memorable, once-in-a-lifetime weddings.

Facilities and Capacity

The Bienville Social’s banquet hall combines unique Galveston architecture with romantic elements of Creole culture. Distinctive skylights and brick masonry are eye-catching features, and guests will stand in awe at the angled mirrors and rich dark wooden bar. The courtyard is one of few remaining originals in the area and is an exceptional addition to the banquet hall. Every corner of this venue is tastefully renovated, from the stained glass and fleur de lis molding in the restrooms to the building’s brick masonry. Newlyweds can dance the night away beneath the twinkling lights, surrounded by the romance of this historic structure.

Services Offered

The team at The Bienville Social is dedicated to providing hassle-free and enjoyable wedding experiences and is distinguished for its outstanding service and devoted staff. Couples may exclusively book the banquet hall for their wedding day, and the venue will assist with setup, lighting, vendor recommendations, and clean-up. As a fully customizable space, the team encourages to-be-weds to add their personal touches to their special occasion. Additionally, there is a pet-friendly policy, allowing newlyweds to include some of their most important guests.

Location

This one-of-a-kind venue is located on Galveston Island and is highly regarded for its historic charm and overall beauty. The Bienville Social serves couples from the surrounding local areas of Houston, Clear Lake, and Spring. This desirable space has been in the wedding industry for over five years, providing a beautiful and elegant backdrop to many special occasions and local events. From Galveston’s Mardi Gras to Lone Star Bike Rally, people have gathered for many diverse and wonderful reasons. Couples are sure to love hosting their big day at this venue, marking their first day as newlyweds.

History

The name Bienville Social originates from the historical figure Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, one of the original colonizers of New Orleans. As Louisiana’s governor in the early 1700s, Bienville was responsible for the organization of the famous French Quarter, or Vieux Carre. In tribute to the region’s history, the owners of this establishment added many decorative elements of the New Orleans culture.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$2200

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3000

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?

$3000

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$3000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

One

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Rentals
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens
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    Andrew C. Married on 02/29/2020
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    Great Value

    For our wedding of approximately 60 people, Bienville Social was perfect! There was space upstairs for the bridal party to get ready. The courtyard out back was a good spot to take pictures. The place also has a great bar, nice speaker system, and plenty of tables/chairs. Highly recommend!
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    Amanda Married on 04/25/2015
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    Beautiful location at an incredible price. My wedding was more than I could have asked for, and our guests and vendors loved the space.
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    Guadalupe Event on: 04/19/2014
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    My son's First Bday wad fabulous!!

Awards

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Map

323 Tremont (23rd Street), 323 Tremont on Galveston Island Galveston, TX, 77550
409-235-1397
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