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Sheila Wells, event coordinator
The Parador

Sheila Wells says it’s “the positiveness” of weddings that she enjoys most in her role as events coordinator for The Parador in Houston’s Museum District. She notes that the circa-1928 building, which marries Mediterranean style with Byzantine detail, is perfect for couples who want privacy for their wedding: “It’s their own villa for their special night—they’re not competing with any other events.” The Parador, a former church, features a soaring dome, raised stage and space for 300 guests. Adds Wells, “Our large gardens are beautifully landscaped,” providing further ceremony, reception and photo-op options for couples and their guests.

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Inspiring and elegant, The Duomo is the centerpiece of The Parador offering a spectacular setting for over 200 guests. Light gently flows from its soaring thirty-five foot dome, bathing this exquisite space in golden tones. Deep-hued wood underscores the gracefulness of its three-tiered floor. Architectural details paint a picture of magnificence-through its arched doors await a covered loggia with an adjoining garden for guests to explore.

Under its soaring thirty-five foot dome, over 200 guests can be accommodated on a three-tiered floor for seated dinners and buffets and more for cocktails and receptions. Wedding Ceremonies under the Duomo are magical and can seat up to 330 guests. The Duomo also features a dance floor and raised stage. Opening to a covered loggia, the guests may enjoy exploring the adjoining garden.

Quaint and distinguished, The Cloister reflects an understated elegance. Connected is a 3,000 square foot idyllic setting where 200 guests can congregate for refined dinners and unique gatherings. For a change of scenery, The Cloister offers a charming private courtyard where guests can socialize in an open air environment.

This 3,000 square foot facility can accommodate over 200 for seated dinners with additional seating for reception available when expanded into its private courtyard.

A relaxing stroll through The Gardens reveals the outer beauty of The Parador. An enchanting environment, this stunning garden captures the attention of guests as they follow winding paths through a tranquil setting. Amidst the flora stand sculpted fountains, lending a refreshing aesthetic to the natural surroundings. A picturesque backdrop for an outdoor wedding ceremony for up to 275 or a dinner party from50-150. The large garden features a central fountain, lawn, a pavilion and multiple seating areas surrounded by lush landscaping.

The Parador 2021 Binz Houston, Texas 77004 - (713) 529-3050 - Email: paradorhouston@aol.com