Parsons Castle – Weddings Overlooking Lake Whitney
Imagine all the beautiful possibilities of hosting the wedding of your dreams in an actual fairy tale castle setting. Celebrate endless love in grand elegance on our courtyards and balconies overlooking beautiful Lake Whitney, feature the best in local cuisine, and dance the night away in our stunning grand ballroom. Finally, enjoy the first night of forever in our richly appointed wedding suite. With just one wedding per day, all the fairy tale opulence of your most special day is reserved exclusively for you and your guests.
About Parsons Castle
Nestled on a high point overlooking Lake Whitney and her miles of sandy shoreline, lush foliage, and sparkling waters, Parsons Castle features the luxurious glamour of a majestic castle meshed with all the modern conveniences you expect from a Texas wedding venue. The result? A gorgeous, highly appointed locale consistently rated among the best wedding venues in Texas.
Conveniently located just off Highway 22 near Laguna Park (about twenty minutes west of I-35 from Hillsboro or forty minutes from Waco), this modern-day castle is well situated to greet your wedding guests the moment they encounter the drawbridge and moat. Our lush lawns and gazebo continue the stately welcome and ensure your special day will be one to remember.
Preparations on Your Big Day
You’ll begin your wedding day preparations in Parsons Castle’s luxurious bridal suite, complete with attached bathroom and powder room. Both bride and groom, and their associated bridal party members, can relax and prepare for the big day in a fully appointed suite, each with a unique view of the castle grounds. Watch as your guests’ approach from the comfort of your private suite, then descend the beautiful grand staircase to truly begin the first day of the rest of your life.
The grand staircase offers a beautiful opportunity for bridal and wedding party photos, as do many balconies, terraces, and the fourth-floor rooftop patio overlooking Lake Whitney. Alternatively, gather your nearest and dearest on the flagstone patio surrounding the castle itself, or utilize our beautiful reflecting pool and gazebo.
Texas Wedding Ceremony Venue
When it comes to your ceremony, Parsons Castle offers several options. Host up to 250 guests in our stunning ballroom, replete with floor to ceiling windows, an impressive rock fireplace, gorgeous tile floors, and shimmering chandeliers. Seat your guests on our 200 Chiavari padded chairs or leave room for a dance floor and truly let your guests marvel at their surroundings.
Outdoor Wedding Venue Near Lake Whitney
If the wedding of your dreams takes place outdoors, take advantage of our rooftop patio with breathtaking views of beautiful Lake Whitney (seats up to 150), or utilize the castle’s lush grounds and courtyard to accommodate up to 1,000 guests. Up to 150 white, padded folding chairs are available for outdoor events, ensuring your guests will remain comfortable, and your ceremony will remain timeless. After the ceremony, host cocktail hour, castle-style, either in the beautiful courtyard, near the reflecting pool, on the rooftop patio, or at our fully appointed bar in the grand ballroom.
Your Texas Wedding Reception
Parsons Castle features access to a full catering kitchen and beverage bar so your guests will never leave the castle ambiance behind as they celebrate your love story. Then, dance the night away in the beautiful grand ballroom or atop the rooftop patio. Parsons Castle offers full set-up and breakdown service, as well as on-site bartending and catering options.
Parsons Castle – A Destination Wedding Venue Right Here in Texas
All little girls grow up dreaming of holding their wedding day in a luxurious castle – now you can host the destination castle wedding of your dreams right here in beautiful Texas. With all the accouterments of a modern wedding venue and all the magic of a fairytale castle, your dreams will come true on the most important day of your life. Contact the wedding experts at Parsons Castle for additional information about your upcoming event.