The Parador, conveniently located in Houston’s Museum District, is one of the city’s most beautiful event venues. Ideal for parties ranging from formal galas to casual garden parties, The Parador is synonymous with old-world glamour and timeless elegance.

Built in 1928 and designated a Texas historical landmark, The Parador combines Mediterranean style with Byzantine details to create a glamorous architectural wonder. It offers a variety of venues perfect for parties, both grand and intimate.

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The Duomo, named for its breathtaking 35-foot domed ceiling, is The Parador’s largest and most elegant space. Light and airy, it features beautiful arched windows and a three-tiered floor that can accommodate 200 seated guests. A grand set of arched doors leads to a spectacular covered loggia and lovely garden with year-round scenic views.

The Cloister, a 3,000-square-foot space, can accommodate 200 guests in a more understated setting. It features a beautiful private courtyard, which is ideal for open-air socializing and alfresco dinners.

A third space, The Gardens, offers guests an enchanting outdoor environment for entertaining up to 220 guests. It features winding paths that lead guests through lush landscaping to fountains, a large lawn, a pavilion, and multiple seating areas.

To see images of events held at The Parador, visit their Instagram page here.