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Houston Wedding Venues: Discover The Parador

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Hey Boss, planning an event is hard work! And the single most difficult decision you’ll have to make is finding out WHERE to host your wedding or corporate event. If you saw our last post, on venues you know that we currently touring Event Spaces in Houston. Today we’re taking a trip to South of Downtown Houston for the next stop on the SwaLaRue Events Venue Tour.

For today’s Houston Wedding and Event Venue we’re highlighting The Parador. 

This is an ideal venue for both weddings and corporate events looking for an event space that feels stately, historical with elegant beauty with gorgeous gardens

Here are some items to highlight when planning for your event:

Linen and centerpiece upgrades on-site? x
Ceremony Areax 
Cocktail Spacex 
Reception Spacex 
Host multiple events at same time x
Outside Catering? x

Maximum Occupancy

Ceremony Area200
Ceremony Lawn300
Reception Space270

Things to note:

Rental Pricing Overview: Flat Fee depending on the Day of the week

Mon-Thurs evenings: $3500

Fri:  $4,300.00 or $5,500.00 (4 p.m. to 2 a.m.) 

Sat: Any 10 hours) $7,000.00

Sun: $4,000.00 (Holiday Sundays are $4,500.00)

Even though you must use their preferred caterer, their team is chosen for a reason and you can’t go wrong with their quality and level of service!

How much time does this venue allow for set up?

At the Parador Houston, the last vendor must be out by 2AM, the venue set up time is inclusive of the event rental time.

This is important to consider when you think about your décor, make sure to keep this in mind while you are planning out and selecting décor to bring in! Ask your vendors before signing a contract: how long will this take to set up at the Parador?

Parador Houston Event Venue

What I love about this venue:

The Parador Houston includes 4 choices of linens are included in the rental fee along with a large candle centerpiece and this can be a huge benefit because linen and centerpiece pricing can add up quickly.

The pricing fee is what you see is what you get: no additional surprise surcharges or taxes. This is always a surprise to couples that service charges are in addition to rental fees-but not at The Parador.

The Parador gardens can be used for a natural setting for bridal portraits.

Gardens at The Parador Houston Venue

Finding the best Houston Wedding Venue in Houston is a very important decision in your event planning process. Whether you’re planning a Houston Corporate Event or a Wedding, first determine your guest count and overall budget before touring any spaces. This will help you narrow down  your list of options to the most feasible to accommodate your guest list and make sure you have room in the budget for all other categories you have to account for.

They are currently offering tours and promotions so be sure to stop by to check out this brand new gem and tell them SwaLaRue Events sent you!

To schedule a tour with this venue, send a request to:

Sheila Wells – 713-529-3050 or

And for more information, visit

Now that you are more informed about The Parador, do you feel you may need some help conducting a tour?

I’m here to help.

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