Event Venue Location Guide: Houston, TX

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As the largest metropolitan area in the state of Texas, Houston is a top choice for company events, featuring historic districts, 19th-century architecture, and upscale venue choices.

We’ve rounded up our favorite venues in the Houston, TX area that are sure to impress your attendees.

Station 3 Firehouse Houston

Station 3

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Executive dinner, forum, small-medium sized parties

The Space: Centrally located just outside of downtown, Station 3 was built in 1903 and is one of Houston’s original fire stations. The original brick, wood floors, concrete beams, and intricate hand-carved exterior stonework are a timeless addition to any event decor.

Amenities:

  • The building stands two-stories high, with a total of 5,800 sq ft., and high, fourteen ft. ceilings.
  • Both levels have an open floor plan.
  • Automated load and unload zone for vendors.
  • Four commercial restrooms and one handicap accessible restroom with a baby changing station.
  • Wheelchair and freight lift to the second floor.
  • Outdoor courtyard area.
  • Small lounge area for the “behind-the-scenes” stuff, equipped with comfortable seating, full-length mirror, wet bar, and more.
  • Private catering area with refrigeration, sink, and prepping area.
  • Clean-up services are available.
  • Various tables and chairs included with rental.
  • Catering allowed, but not provided.

Gremillion Fine Art

Gremillion & Co Fine Art

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Executive dinner, small conference, large party

The Space: Gremillion & Co. Fine Art features a dynamic collection of contemporary art paired with unique architecture, creating a creative space for any event. The venue has two event spaces available to lease— the Main Gallery features movable walls and track lighting to create an intimate entertaining area for parties of up to 115, while the 6,000 sq ft. Annex Building features an upstairs, downstairs and adjoining sculpture garden that accommodates larger groups of up to 225 guests.

Amenities:

  • Use of the gallery includes the exhibitions, bar area, shipping and receiving areas, and sculpture garden.
  • For parties of 20 or more, renters are required to use a valet parking.
  • *Renters are required to hire security

Children's Museum of Houston

Children’s Museum of Houston

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Team building functions, interactive parties, conferences, lunch & learn

The Space: The Children’s Museum of Houston is a great option for a fun and interactive corporate event. Complete with 90,000 sq ft. of exhibit space that can hold up to 2,500 guests, there are 14 galleries available for any meeting or event type.

Amenities:

  • Caterer is required for events during business hours. (Fresh Café Catering Menu)
  • Convenient onsite parking
  • Rental discounts are available for non-profit organizations
  • For package information, click here.

Hughes Manor

Hughes Manor

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Executive dinners, small conferences, lunch & learn, product demo, happy hour

The Space: Located in the Washington Heights district, Hughes Manor is a premiere choice for impressing your guests. The space can be transformed for any type of event, from a culinary cook-off or a Super Bowl party, to a black-tie executive dinner.

Amenities:

  • Catering and bar service offered.
  • Please contact the venue for more details. To get an idea of what the venue has to offer, you can check out the wedding amenities list.

1940 Air Terminal

1940 Air Terminal Museum

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Executive dinners, conferences, lunch & learn, product demo, happy hour

The Space: The 1940 Air Terminal Museum features fine stucco designs, limestone panels, cool marble floors, and an elegant chandelier —a nod to Houston’s Art Deco era. Exhibit rooms are filled with artifacts, photographs, uniforms, and airline memorabilia from Texas history.
All proceeds benefit the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that sponsors the 1940 Air Terminal Museum.

Available spaces and amenities include:
(For more information on available spaces and packages, click here.)

Atrium

  • Capacity: 150 seated, 200+ standing
  • Full use of museum; exhibits remain open for guests to enjoy
  • Event logistics must adhere to museum policies and fit within the airport’s TSA regulated guidelines
  • 2 paved parking lots
  • 2 catering prep areas with necessary power supply
  • Price includes the use of the space, event coordinator, 2 security officers, up to 24 tables, up to 200 chairs, and set up/tear down
  • Museum Event Coordinator to assist with on-site event planning, vendor coordinating, contracting any needed services, and day-of coordination
  • An additional $1000 will be charged for events occurring on a holiday or on a day that the museum would normally be closed

Starliner Theater

  • Capacity: 50 seated, 50+ standing
  • Use of museum’s theater room
  • Museum exhibits remain open for guests to enjoy
  • Paved parking lot
  • Use of museum’s equipment; up to 5 tables, up to 50 chairs
  • Set up/Tear down of tables and chairs
  • Museum Event Coordinator to assist with on-site event planning, vendor coordinating, contracting any needed services, and day-of coordination
  • An additional $500 will be charged for events occurring on a holiday or on a day that the museum would normally be closed

Hangar

  • Capacity: 50 seated, 50+ standing
  • Full use of Hangar; exhibits remain open for guests to enjoy
  • Event logistics must adhere to museum policies and fit within the airport’s TSA regulated guidelines
  • 2 paved parking lots
  • Client is responsible for bringing in tables, chairs, comfort station, a/c or heating, decorations, catering, etc.
  • The museum will provide up to 2 security officers. For events attended by more than 200 guests additional security will be required and the cost will be the responsibility of the client.
  • Museum Event Coordinator to assist with on-site event planning, vendor coordinating, contracting any needed services, and day-of coordination
  • An additional $1000 will be charged for events occurring on a holiday or on a day that the museum would normally be closed

Campus Rental

  • Includes all spaces: museum, hangar and Starliner Theater.
  • Event logistics must adhere to museum policies and fit within the airport’s TSA regulated guidelines

Sharespace Houston

Sharespace

Location: Multiple venues around Houston

Event Type: Executive dinners, small conferences, lunch & learn, product demo, happy hour

The Space: Sharespace has 5 stylish event venues in the Houston area.

Available Spaces Include:

Preston St.

Preston is a blank-canvas style 3,000 sq ft. warehouse, with room for up to 100 seated guests, or 200 standing.

Amenities:

  • 12 ft. ceilings
  • Kitchen available for us (no food or beverages offered)
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Concrete floors
  • Single-Level
  • Wifi
  • Indoor-only venue
  • Mounted speakers
  • Chairs and tables available

Navigation Blvd.

Located in East Downtown, this unassuming industrial warehouse creates the perfect urban vibe, with its open floor plan, exposed brick, and concrete flooring. The second level features a modern, white kitchen, while the main room features a glass balcony that overlooks Houston’s historic Navigation Blvd.

Amenities:

  • 3,000 sq ft.
  • 160 standing room, 80 seated in chairs, 100 seated at tables and chairs
  • Full kitchen and bar available
  • Small outdoor patio
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Projector available
  • Speakers available for use
  • 16 5 ft tables
  • 74 chars
  • Wifi
  • Concrete floors
  • Dimming lights

Berry St.

Berry St. is unique indoor and outdoor space, featuring a natural ambiance with wood and greenery throughout.

Amenities:

  • 1,100 sq ft.
  • 65 guests standing room, 50 seated
  • 250 sq ft. enclosed patio
  • Kitchen available
  • 3 stainless steel prep tables available
  • Tables and chairs available
  • Open-gabled ceilings
  • Concrete floors
  • 2 restrooms
  • Stemware and flatware available

Emancipation

This Urban Boho space is located in a nostalgic storefront with large windows and a simple, open layout. The intimate setting features high ceilings, wood tables, and a serene atmosphere.

Amenities:

  • 975 sq ft.
  • 40 max capacity
  • Tables and chairs can seat up to 30
  • Full kitchen and dishwasher
  • 1 bathroom with shower
  • Single level
  • Concrete floors
  • Indoor-only venue
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth stereo with small speakers
  • Chalkboard for social media branding

Naylor

Naylor is a 4,500 sq ft. event space, equipped with a large outdoor patio.

Amenities:

  • 300 standing room
  • Up to 200 seated
  • 15 ft. ceilings
  • 27 ft bar
  • Single level
  • Bathrooms available
  • Concrete floors
  • Indoor and outdoor table and chair options available

The Astorian

The Astorian

Location: Houston, TX

Event Type: Executive dinners, small conferences, lunch & learn, product demo, happy hour

The Space: Located in a landmark building in The Heights area of Houston, The Astorian is an industrial 14,000 sq ft. private loft space with sweeping views of downtown Houston.

Amenities:

  • Multi-level space
  • 14-ft ceilings
  • 2 private suites
  • Contact for more details

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