The Carriage House Wedding Venue

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Amenities Surrounded by the lush natural forestry of the Conroe area our ceremony and outdoor spaces provide our couples with endless photography opportunities to capture the joy of the day.

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The reception space will be set up just as you imagine. We will use our extensive Inventory of tables and chivari chairs to set the atmosphere you envision for your reception. We allow you to choose any vendor you would like for your linen rental. If you would like assistance from The Carriage House this is one of our most popular package additions. Rentals through The Carriage House takes one additional planning step and set up task off your décor teams list.

We provide our couples with the opportunity to borrow from our extensive collection of décor items on the wedding day.

The Carriage House Team

Kenni Bulger Owner

Kristi O’Connell Venue Manager

Jael Clark Venue Manager

Erika Blumberga Venue Manager

Our professional team comes to you with 20+ years of cumulative wedding experience. We, along with our extended staff of weekend managers, bartenders, attendants, and grounds keepers look forward to providing you and your guests with incredible service and an unforgettable experience.

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The Venue Rental

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Use of the venue from 10 AM until midnight. Attendant(s) to clear bar glassware from tables. Manager on-site at all times to assist with venue duties. Round banquet tables & rich mahogany Chiavari chairs for up to 300 guests. 5,000 sq. ft. of climate-controlled reception space so your guests will always be comfortable. Stunning outdoor ceremony site with a crystal chandelier arbor. Your guests will be seated in 4 antique church pews along with beautiful wood ceremony chairs. Vintage style glass window chapel nestled in the trees. Set-up and tear-down service so your special friends and family can enjoy the day. Mercury glass candlesticks & lanterns with flameless candles to use as centerpieces or other areas of decor. Shepherd hooks for ceremony site or anywhere you find use. Open vendor policy allowing you to choose your own caterer and other vendors (except for alcohol). Optional all-inclusive packages that are customized for your wedding day. We can do as much or as little as you want us to. Our elegant Rosewood Suite with hair & make-up styling chairs, private restroom and dressing room. Our Rosewood Lounge, located just off the suite, is the perfect place to set up lunch for the ladies’ preceremony. Complimentary mimosa bar to pamper the ladies on wedding day. Complimentary pre-ceremony beer for the groom’s quarters. The Cedar room boasts a large screen TV along with a private outdoor patio space for the gentlemen to relax before the ceremony. Impressive granite-topped bar to accommodate serving drinks to your guests. Very flexible bar/alcohol options. We have no “minimums.” Use of the property for engagement and bridal pictures prior to your wedding day. We have many photo ops including a 1950 Chevy truck and a tree swing from a large oak tree.

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Frequently Asked Questions Q. How long is the venue rental? The venue rental is from 10 am-midnight. Ladies typically arrive at 10 am with gentlemen usually arriving just a few hours before ceremony time.

Q. What is the maximum capacity for the ceremony and reception spaces? The reception space can comfortably host 300 with a nice sized dance floor. The ceremony spaces can hold around 225 with additional seating being an option for larger guest counts.

Q. Can I bring in my own vendors? Yes, we have an open vendor policy at The Carriage House. We will provide you with a list of highly recommended vendors who work here often. Ultimately the choice of who to hire is up to you. The only vendor you are required to do through The Carriage House is the bar. We are a fully licensed TABC establishment. Our bar set up will include your bartenders, security, and everything needed to get the bar up and running.

Q. Do you have a recommended vendors list? We have a great list of recommended vendors for you to begin your search with. All our recommended vendors have worked many events at The Carriage House. Our couples love them and so do we!

Q. Do you offer vendor packages? Yes, we offer optional vendor packages through The Carriage House Services. These packages cover five of your main vendors: Month of Coordination, Catering, Linens & Dishware, DJ, and Cake.

Q. Do we have to have a day of coordinator? We do require our couples to hire a professional Day of Coordinator. Coordinators bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to the wedding day. The list of tasks on wedding day is endless and coordinators are worth including in your budget. You are not required to use one of our recommended coordinators but we are happy to provide your chosen coordinator with a list of expectations.

Q. When do couples typically have their rehearsal? Most couples choose to host a mini rehearsal on the wedding day. However, if you would prefer you may schedule a one-hour window on a non-wedding day to do a run through at the venue during regular business hours.

Q. Do you have a payment plan? The venue rental is broken down into four equal parts. The first payment is 25% of whichever day of the week you have selected for your wedding celebration. This first payment is required to hold your date. The final payment for the venue is due 60 days before your event. The bar is due 30 days before your wedding to take your RSVP count into consideration.

Q. Can we bring in our own alcohol? No, since we are a fully licensed TABC establishment no outside alcohol can be brought onto the premises. This is a very strict TABC rule.

Q. Do we have to clean up at the end of the night? After a great party the last thing anyone wants to do is clean up! The Carriage House staff will take care of all the heavy cleanup. You will just need to pack up all your personal items, any florals, or leftover catering you would like to take.

Q. What types of tables and chairs does The Carriage House provide? The Carriage House provides 60” rounds for your guests tables. We have three gorgeous farmhouse tables you may use for your head table or for décor on the wedding day. We have cocktail tables in both our indoor and outdoor spaces to make mingling a breeze.

Q. Does Uber pick up at The Carriage House and will our cars get towed? Uber does pick up at The Carriage House. It is always a great idea to prearrange transportation, but your guest’s safety is very important to us. If a car needs to stay overnight, we just ask that your guests try to return to pick them up before our next rental begins at 10 am.

Q. Are there any great places to stay near The Carriage House? Yes, there are an abundance of resorts, hotels, and Airbnb’s within a short drive of the venue.

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3845 Sapp Road, Conroe Texas 77304 936-588-4083 Email – Text - Call