Picture-Perfect Galveston Wedding Venues

Turn the biggest day of your life into the wedding of your dreams, surrounded by lush gardens, sprawling greens, and sparkling beaches. The "Queen of the Gulf," featured in Southern Bride, has some of the most pristine wedding venues in Galveston, Texas. We'll take care of everything: From elegant centerpieces to gourmet catering and handcrafted cocktails, we'll make sure yours is a day to remember.

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Terrace Ballroom & Veranda

2,501 sq ft | up to 150 guests (seated dinner)
2500 sq ft | up to 230 guests (seated dinner)

Often used for indoor ceremonies and reception, the Terrace Ballroom is ideal for vintage or trending décor. The Veranda is a unique area adjacent to the Terrace Ballroom featuring floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum natural light and stunning views of the Gulf.

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Oleander Garden

2,714 sq ft | up to 250 guests

The Oleander Garden, with a trickling water wall and lush greenery, offers an intimate setting for your big day.

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Music Hall

4,550 sq ft | up to 300 guests (seated dinner)

Ideal for receptions as well as ceremonies, the Music Hall is a flexible space featuring classic décor and architectural details, along with patio access overlooking the Gulf.

A wedding ceremony set up on the lawn outside Hotel Galvez with rows of white folding chairs and decorative flowers down the isle

Centennial Green

9, 328 sq ft | up to 300 guests

Centennial Green features a charming pergola and delivers sweeping views of the Gulf as a dramatic backdrop for your dream day.

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East Parlor & West Parlor

1,312 sq ft each | up to 60 guests (seated dinner)

Perfect for bridal luncheons and intimate receptions, the Parlor rooms offer a versatile area with natural light.

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Center Lawn

Up to 300 guests

Imagine your outdoor ceremony surrounded by those you love and framed by gorgeous palm trees. The Center Lawn sets the scene beautifully for the most important day of your life.

Yes, please make an appointment to ensure the ballrooms are available to view and your catering manager sets aside dedicated time to meet with you.

Each couple is unique, and therefore we create a “package” specifically to fulfill your dreams.

Absolutely! We offer three gorgeous outdoor venues at our beachfront property.

Yes, there are special perks and considerations when hosting multiple events.

For the safety of you and your guests, all food served at Grand Galvez, excluding wedding cakes, must be prepared by our culinary staff.

Yes, exceptions are considered on a case-by-case basis. Your catering manager will be happy to discuss details with you.

Definitely, we can offer both plated and buffet options.

Your catering manager specializes in all food and beverage details. For your benefit, the hotel requires that you arrange for a wedding coordinator/representative to assist with the additional details surrounding your ceremony and/or reception.

We created a Preferred Vendor List to help you begin planning; however, you can choose to use a different vendor for most things.

We offer special overnight accommodations with a minimum of (10) rooms blocked, based upon availability. A two-night minimum applies on weekends.

We’re happy to allow you to enjoy our beautiful venues once you have secured your date in one of our ballrooms. This can be scheduled with your catering manager.

Yes, please view our Photography and Film Usage Rights form. View Here

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