Engagement season, which runs from the Christmas holiday to Valentine's Day, is over and, now, many couples are in the serious wedding planning stage. Of course there are hundreds of options for the perfect wedding and reception, from downtown to the suburbs and everywhere in between.

Here are some of Houston's most exciting wedding venues: 

The Houstonian Hotel and Spa

When it comes to Houston hotels, there truly is nothing like The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa situated on 18-acre wooded oasis right in the heart of The Galleria area. The main house boasts a number of options for many sizes of weddings with a main ballroom that fits 400 people for a seated dinner.

The Forest, Aspen and Juniper rooms are all special in their own right. The jewel of the property is the Manor House, which is great for small intimate receptions. There is also the option of hosting your ceremony on the gorgeous lawn which boasts century-old trees.

The sales and catering team is a joy to work with and many of them have been at the property for more than 10 years, a rarity in the business.

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