Venue Guide

*Note:  To verify current information or check specifics, contact the venue.


Venue Small Rooms Accommodate: Largest Covered Space Accommodates: Weekend Rates Start At: Open Air Space For Events: Notes:

American Legion Hall, Post 121

733 E. Leroy Parkway,

Elm Mott 76640

ph 254 822-1218

See Bill or Sandy (6/2015)

  30-40 full space 325seated with banquet tables with large
dance floor & stage. Screen & projector.
 Call for pricing Covered Pavilion 30’X50′ with electric, lights, water.  Adding RV hookups and playground. Must buy wine, beer and soft
drinks there. Can bring in liquor and buy setups there. There’s a large stage (12’X20′) in great room and large dance floor. Ceilings apprx. 15′ with dropped ceiling grid,  chandeliers, fans,  A/C and heat. Wifi.

The Old Amsler Building

6735 N. Lone Star Parkway

(Downtown) Crawford, TX
254-709-3850 (David Meyer)

 n/a 350 seated with dance floor  $1500 Fri or Sat
$2500 2 day combo
 New! Wedding ceremony area on the creek at Crawford. Available separately or as package with this historic building. Includes caterer’s prep area and refrigerator (no cooking), restrooms, heat and a/c, band-stand, electrical at back of bldg and at bandstand &
upstairs.  Also available: 8′ tables and white chairs for 250.

The Baylor Club

McLane Stadium

Waco, TX

(254) 710-8074


The Old Bethany

2730 Old Bethany Road, Lorena, TX

(936) 569-4318


The Barn

1900 Spring Valley, Hewitt, TX
phone 772.8493

Virginia Young or Doyle

200 at tables w/room for
$1,200 Fri $1200 Sat 2 day wkend rate $2000 Sun-Thurs $500 per night Stained glass wedding area both inside and out. Country location, caterers’
kitchen, lounge w/bar and antique décor, includes 32-6′ banq tbls, 8-60″ round tbls,
150 black padded  chairs and 150 grey folding chairs

Bellmead Civic Center

3900 Parish St, Bellmead
phone 254.799.2418

60 -1 room100- 1 room 300 Great room $500 -6 hrs (seats 300)$350 – 6 hrs(seats 100)$275- 6 hrs(seats 60)$200 refundable depositAsk about discount program! Includes 6′ banquet tables, 24 5′ round tables (rounds in Great room only), molded plastic chairs, stage, kitchen. BCC staff setup tables and chairs

Blue Hills Ranch

2032 Blue Cut Rd. N. McGregor, TX 76657

300 $5000/$4000  

Bosqueville Community Center

6401 Rock Creek Rd, Waco

ph 752.0001

175 $100 hr up to $700 Fountain on paved patio Banquet room with fireplace,
patio with fountain, bar, serving kitchen, DJ booth with sound system,Includes some tables/chairs

The Bosque

7538 Cedar Rock Pkwy

Crawford, TX 76638

ph 254.715.0836

 60 Grande Rm

40  Pavilion, covered

            60 $1600- Day of Event plus spending the night.  House sleeps 12-14. Four bed/4 bath, kitchen,laundry.
Extra nights before or after $400.
Outdoor space:

Accommodates several hundred in a landscaped country setting.  Large shaded area 30×40. Large yard and parking area.  Large ceremony area on same property

They supply round tables, white wedding chairs, 6′ rectangle tables, farm benches, metal benches, patio furniture and cocktail tbls.  Grande Rm: vaulted ceilings, fireplace, wooden stairs.  Outdoors 2 dance floor areas. Oak Tree ceremony site has stone walkways  and huge oak in a shaded area.

Brazos Events Center

520 Elm Ave, Waco

Phone: 644-2550

 2 suites 289  Weekend rates start at $950
Open air-courtyard area.   Mezzanine with 2 suits overlooking the grand ballroom.  Two staircases into the ballroom area.  Wifi/cable tv, catering kitchen with ice machine and refrigerator. Close proximity to Baylor stadium, VIP stadium parking to come.

Brazos Theatre Group

7524 Bosque Blvd, Suite Q
corner of Bosque Blvd and Hwy 6)
Waco, TX 76712


60-90 set up for dinner. 120 cocktail setup.   This is a performance and event space   There is a stage in the larger space large enough for a band.  There is ample parking.

Cameron Park Zoo

1701 N. 4th, Waco

Phone 750-8400

25 min. all outdoor open, all outdoor depends on pkg.   They hold events only at the
meadows during business hours and after-hours at other places in the zoo.  No outside food or
drink but have a list of approved caterers. They have a number of pkgs on web site.  They also do corporate picnics.

Cameron Park Clubhouse

2601 Sturgis Drive (in Cameron Park), Waco

Melissa is contact

Phone 750-5980

 n/a 130  Weekend rates:$600- 6 hrs $100 each additional hr $250 deposit refundable Deck area, front porch and
park grounds around the house
90 dark brown plastic folding chairs, 16-8′ tbls.  Setup and cleanup must be done within the time frames of reservation. Must use Waco PD or McLennan Co. Sheriff’s Dept for security with alcohol.

Carleen Bright Arboretum – Pavilion with Gazebo

9001 Bosque Blvd.
Phone 399-9204

Janet or Holly

 N/A 360 at tables with small dance
Saturday- $2500Friday- $2000Sun-Thurs $1500$500 refundable deposit Gazebo, deck and extensive landscaped grounds
Has kitchen, ice machine,
restrooms.   Member rates avail.
Equip:  TBD.  No catering fee. Arboretum staff set up tables/chairs.

Carleen Bright Arboretum – Whitehall Ctr

9001 Bosque Blvd., Woodway
Phone 399-9204

Janet or Holly

130 with tables $1000 Fri or Sat$750 Sunday$500 refundable deposit Patio with arbor suitable for wedding ceremony, pond with waterfall. Has kitchen, ice machine,
restrooms.  Has indoor space (Whitehall Center) and outdoor space (the patio) and public gardens. Member rates avail.
Equip:  13-5′ round, 5-8′, 14-6′ and
180 wh.chairs. No catering fee. They set up tables/chairs.

Castle Heights Bijoux

2500 Washington Ave

Waco, TX 76710
phone 254.498.3770 or 254-498-1015

200 banquet style Rates
Friday $950
Saturday $1250
Sunday – Thursday $650Add-on day to regular booking is $475Also, Sun special rates at $100 hr
n/a Tables (24-5′ rnd) and 200 Chiavari Chairs. Eight 8′ tbls,2-6′ bls,2-4’rec,1-4′ decorative tbl.
Kitchen prep area w/refrig,microwave, and nugget ice machine.

Chapel at Meyer Center

1226 Washington
Waco, TX
ph 254.753.4900

Largest covered space 275  Prices begin at $345  Outdoor space n/a Historic chapel owned by local nonprofit. Great architecture, good

China Spring Lion’s Club

P.O. Box 207, China Spring, TX 76633

Don Dyer

Phone 836-1403

130 at tables deposit to hold.  May also serve as cleanup fee if customer
8’long tables and a couple of 6′, padded chairs 130, mix of colors, Free ice.  They have kitchen w/deepfreeze, refrig, stove. About 2000 square feet of open area.
You set up the equipment.  Can
use all night if needed.  

Clifton House

2600 Austin Ave, Waco,

N/A 100 at tables $400 Outdoor patio, wrap-around
porches, lawn, fountain on patio
Historic house setting. Includes tables, chairs, caterer’s kitchen,
ice machine

Diamondback’ Steak House

217 Mary Ave, Waco

 10 semi-private18 wine room  The Banquet Roomseats 50  Downtown Waco area, casual to formal.

Dr Pepper Museum

300 S. 5th St, Waco

ph 757.1025,

50 400 Paved, fenced courtyard Rooms available include entire
museum, classroom, soda fountain, auditorium, exhibit gallery, bottling
room.  Includes chairs and tables.

The Eagle Historic Warehouse

116 E. Franklin Street Hillsboro TX, 76645

N/A  300 Seated With Dancefloor $500/day or $750 for Friday + Saturday N/A Includes tables + chairs, full kitchen + large bridal suite. No restrictions on vendors, catering, or alcohol.

Earle-Harrison House

1901 N. 5th St, Waco ph 254.753.2032

N/A $5,000 290 at tables in tent Includes tables, chairs, linens,
decorative items, setup/breakdown and cottage.

Elk Hall (SPJST Lodge)

9508 Elk Road,

Axtell, TX

ph (254) 875-2156.

N/A Includes tables, chairs.  

The Exchange Event Center

McGregor, TX

ph (254) 236-8400.


Extraco Events Center(HOT Fairgrounds)

Bosque at Lake Air


General Exhibit bldg, Fine Arts
Bldg both accommodate large number.
Flat Creek Farms
1633 Greig Drive
Robinson, TX 76706
Contact: Heather Dudley
n/a Open Air People Barn:
Seated – 120
Standing – 200With dance floor: Seated 110
Packages from $500 – $650 plus refundable security deposit All guest space is open air except for “Scale House” which includes full kitchen, living room and 2 restrooms. 3,000 sq. ft. covered open air barn with concrete floor, lights and electricity overlooking Flat Creek included in package. Security must be supplied if alcohol served. Packages include use of “Scale House”, covered people barn, surrounding yard, bridge, etc. Use of gazebo and dock overlooking 14 acre lake are included with $650 package.
Gap Creek Ranch
Cranfills Gap, TX
Phone 254-253-0338
Rates start at $3150 All outdoor venue Includes tables, chairs, set up/breakdown of equipment.  There is a weekend lodging option.  This is a private ranch in a beautiful setting.
Gathering Oaks Retreat
316 Canyon Oaks Rd.
Phone 254-307-1819

The Grove Community Center

Moody TX



 360   Tables and chairs available
The Hall at River Square Center
217 Mary Ave, Waco
 240 seated at tables Call for more info  N/A  Versatile space for formal to casual event.  Catering for this hall starts at $15

Hoffman Party House

400 South 4th St

Waco, TX 76701

254-297-7878 or 254-498-9824.

Also avail:  gameroom, grill, coffee shop 450 auditorium N/A  Next to the Phoenix Ballroom.

Holiday Inn Northwest

1801 Northwest Blvd, Waco 254.799.9997

60 160 at tbls Full service restaurant and
private rooms for events.  Includes
tables, chairs

Homewood Suites

5620 Legend Lake Parkway, Waco, Tx 76712 ph 254.644.4663

N/A 80 at round tbls N/A Tables, chairs, fireplace, large kitchen

Jubilee Theater

1319 N. 15th
Waco, TX
Phone 254.753.4900

Largest covered space 190  Outdoor space n/a Historic theater with sound/lighting for performances.

Karem Crystal Ballroom

400 Karem Circle, Waco (China Spring area)

ph 848-5600

N/A 500     A catering fee required if a
caterer is used.  Facility includes
tables/chairs, bar area, concession area, climate controlled, restrooms.

John Knox Center (TX Ranger Museum banquet hall)

I35 and University Parks Dr, ph 750.8631,

N/A 500 theater-style and 350 banquet style $750 Deck area overlooks the Brazos
Recently renovated.

Knoxville Ranch

4899 Leroy Pkwy, Elm Mott, TX 76691


Knox Hall space:


Kollyns Ballroom space: 700

2 covered patios with Knox Hall space.


Outdoor large gazebo popular for wedding ceremonies.

Knox Hall space: bar, commercial kitchen, covered patios, 4 bdrms, man cave, bridal suite upstairs

Kollyns space: large rock fireplace, chandeliers, 6 bdrms, upstairs lounge/bar area.  Often used for upscale weddings.

Both include tables/chairs

Lacy-Lakeview Community Center

505 E. Craven, Lacy-Lakeview

Phone 799-2458


100     Newly remodeled, 2 tvs on wall,
kitchen and can cook there, can have alcohol w/LL police officer security

Lee Lockwood Library & Museum (Scottish Rite)

2801 W. Waco Dr., Waco

Phone 754-3942

Brenda Light

200 Library350 Main Atrium650 or 5oo with dance floor Howard Ballroom330 Auditorium seating 500 with dance floor Howard Ballroom Weekend rates are for 8am-midnight.  There is a $400 refundable deposit.
Library $800Atrium $1000Ballroom or Auditorium $1800Bridal pkg for whole building$2500
N/A Includes tables, chairs, set up and breakdown.  Also available separately:  audio/visual, upgraded chair options and chair covers, cocktail tables.  Requires security for all events and a licensed bar tender  for events with alcohol.

Lion’s Den

1716 N. 42nd Street, Waco

phone 772-4340 (rolls over to Hall Mgr. phone)

C.C. Sirkel, Hall Mgr.

See hall by appointment only

N/A  400 seated at tbls inFull hall;200 seated at tblswith half hall  (rentals 10am-midnight)
Full hall rental $1350; Half hall rental$900Refundable deposit is $500 full hall/$400 half hallBridal option: Friday setup $30 hr with 2 hour minimum.
 n/a Rm size 70’X102′ w/16′ ceilings
(approx).  They have 6′ tbls that seat 6 and enough ch to seat 400.  Ch are black convention style upholstered.Includes kitchen, buffet setup area, stage, ice, refrig, microwave.  Sound system avail for $75.

The Palladium

729 Austin Ave, Waco 76701

ph 716.7252


N/A 300 at tables (9am-midnight)Friday $1,500 Saturday $2000 Sun-Thur $1000 $200 refundable deposit. There is a discounted rate when renting for 2 days. Security required. N/A Includes tables, chiavari chairs, linens, kitchen, ice, projector, PA system, podium; brick walls, concrete floors.  Historic downtown building.

Parson’s Castle

Clifton, TX 76634

ph 254-622-2137

The Phoenix Ballroom

4015 3rd St, Waco
ph 254.297.7850, cell 254.723.8190,

N/A 450 banquet $2000-$2500 N/A Includes tables, chairs, setup, breakdown and other equip available

Penelope Parish Hall

Penelope, TX,

ph 254.709.6003

N/A N/A N/A N/A Includes tables, chairs, stage

The Praetorian

601 Franklin Ave, Waco, TX, ph 254.307.8897

125 125 $275-$675 N/A Includes tables & chairs

Red Men Hall

4521 Speight Ave, Waco, TX

phone 254.756.1221

N/A 200 seated  $750 N/A Includes 8′ tables, chairs and security. Has kitchen and ice machine. Deposit ($200) refundable with cleanup per David (6/2015)

The Rockin’ G’s Ranch
1924 S. Abbott Ave., Hillsboro TX, 76645

N/A 150 $350/day for interior, $450/day for interior + exterior usage Barn style building that sits on 5 acres Includes tables + chairs and features a full kitchen. No restrictions on vendors, catering, or alcohol.

Texas Life Annex

900 Washington, Waco, TX 254.745.6303

Donna Tomlinson

N/A 130 at tables $250 refundable deposit$600 for 4 hours,$100 each additional hour Security guard $80 for 4 hours & $20 each additional hr.Events w/alcohol require 2 guards Enclosed garden area in back. Tables are 5′ round and 6′ rectangle. They have 230 white plastic folding chairs.  They have a full kitchen with ice maker and all appliances.

Texas Sports Hall of Fame

1108 S. University Parks Dr, Waco, TX

N/A 285-450 $1,200 Tables, chairs included

Tours Hall

Tours Rd, West, Tx ph 254-822-9300 (St.Martin Catholic Church Hall)

N/A Includes tables, chairs, stage,

Tucker Hall

7767 N. Hwy 6, Waco, TX 76712, ph


Up to 70 300 $800-$2000 Outdoor pavilion,
outdoor fireplaces, grill areas, 
Provides tables chairs and other

Twin Rivers Golf Club

1000 Bear Ridge Dr,Waco, Tx

ph 254.848.7800

50 seated 120 at tbls golf course setting with large
covered patio off great room
Provides tables chairs and other

VFW Hewitt

725 Sun Valley Bl, Hewitt, TX 76643, ph 254.666.6008

15-20 215 N/A P/A system, flexible with setups
and décor, 2 small rooms avail for dressing rooms
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