Where can I get additional information?
Complimentary tours are available by appointment only. Please contact us by phone at 713.400.1299 or email us at hello@theballroomhouston.com to schedule a tour or inquire about our space


Where is The Ballroom located?
We are located on the second floor of Bayou Place which is nestled downtown in Houston’s historic Theater District. We are directly across the street from the Wortham Center, Alley Theater and Jones Hall at 500 Texas Avenue, Houston, TX 77002.


How many guests can The Ballroom at Bayou Place accommodate?
With more than 15,000 square feet of contiguous space the venue offers a variety of capacity options for both intimate and large-scale events. We can hold seated receptions with a small stage and dance floor for 600 guests or a cocktail reception for 1000+ guests. We are able to also customize the rental area to accommodate more intimate events by renting out a particular area versus the entire venue, such as the Smith Ballroom, Texas Ballroom, or our expansive balconies.


Do you have a floor plan?
Yes, please feel free to download a copy of our layout HERE.


What kind of events does The Ballroom accommodate?
The Ballroom is versatile enough to accommodate a variety of event types including weddings, corporate events, galas, birthdays, banquets, business meetings, networking events, public events and more.


What are your catering requirements?
We require that you use our in-house catering team or obtain approval from our event team if you require an outside caterer to meet your cultural requirements. This ensures that your event will have an impeccable, full-service catering experience, so every facet of your event meets our standard of service.


What types of bar packages do you have available?
The Ballroom has a full mixed beverage liquor license and offers cash or hosted premium bar packages that can be custom designed to fit your group’s needs. Our bar packages come complete with all bar staff that would be required for impeccable service.


Do you have parking?
Guests will have access to our valet service and Bayou Place sits atop a 4,000 space Theatre District garage, with elevator access directly into the venue.


Do you have an outdoor option?
Yes, with floor-to-ceiling windows and sweeping balconies, guests of The Ballroom are treated to a striking backdrop of the Houston skyline and the ability to create an open-air environment to enjoy the view.


Do you have tables and chairs, or do I have to rent them?
Our in-house tables and chairs are complimentary with all venue rental space. We offer tables in all sizes to accommodate anywhere from 4-12 guests per table and our rich mahogany-colored, rounded millennium chiavari chairs can be customized with either black or white cushions.


Do you offer Audio Visual?
Our in house AV company can work with you to design a package for you according to your event needs.


Will I be charged if my party goes over my contracted time frame?
We treat every event as a unique experience, so please contact us to discuss the individual details of your event.


How do I book an event?
A signed contract accompanied by a non-refundable deposit of 100% of the venue rental will secure your date. 


How far in advance should I book the venue?
We open our calendar 18 months in advance for bookings; you’re able to secure your event date anytime within that window.


Is there special pricing for events held on holidays?
Special rates and conditions do apply during certain holiday periods. Including, but not limited to, Thanksgiving weekend, Easter weekend, Christmas weekend, 4th of July weekend, Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend.


What forms of payment are accepted?
All payments to The Ballroom must be in the form of cash, check, money order and/or cashier’s check. We do accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express with a service fee for processing.


Do you have a preferred vendor list?
We are open to working with all licensed and qualified vendors upon approval from our event team.


The Ballroom at Bayou Place offers you elegance, professionalism and convenience. We look forward to hearing from you to make your dream event a reality. Contact us here.