Our delight is to serve you! While there are common elements to every wedding, no two are the same, and every couple deals with the details of their day differently. With that in mind, we keep our offerings simple. Basically, we will be as involved as you want us to be and provide help as you desire. Whatever your preference, you will have exclusive use of the venue all day long, from 10am until midnight
Venue Rental Base Rates Are:
Friday & Sunday $5,200
Tuesday – Wednesday $3,500
Holiday Add 10% to Total Bill, before tax
Off-Season Rates: Weddings held in Summer, July and August, may enjoy 20% off the venue rental – except holidays and their weekends are at the holiday rate.
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“I had the wedding of my dreams! The venues is gorgeous with plenty of options where to take pictures, the food was absolutely delicious, and the fact that they offer so much in their packages you won’t go wrong by choosing to work with them! ” -Stephany, 2019, Wedding Wire
Our Simple Elegance package is here for those you want to enjoy the day, while we do all the work, not too mention the many helps along the way! Of course, you are involved in making the plans while we guide you to make sure nothing is missed.
There are many options including a delicious meal, linens, various décor, and much more. We also work closely with your other vendors, such as florist, entertainment and photography to make sure everything works smoothly. We can even help the bride who wants to do some DIY. Our Package is customizable to fit your needs. There are NO added fees or service charges.
You can see our plan details on our Catering & Design page.
Bar Options: Thistlewood Manor is fully licensed to sell and serve alcohol for your convenience. Our bar packages give you a variety of options to create a customized menu to fit your style and budget. It is the only required onsite service. Your bar may include beer and wine only or a full bar with signature drinks. Service is available as an open bar, consumption or cash bar. Rates depend upon various choices and length of an open bar, but average between $14-$25 per person including the alcohol, glassware, setups and bartender. Please ask for more details when you visit!
Amenities Included in Base Venue Rental:
|•Exclusive and ALL day use of the facilities for your event – 10AM until midnight|
|•Gorgeous indoor Ballroom seats 15 up to 170 guests with space for dancing|
|•Extend with more guests onto the 20’x40’ patio or lawn for cocktails, etc.|
|•160 French cane-back upholstered dining chairs|
|•Various Ceremony options in our half-acre fenced courtyard|
|•190 Mahogany ceremony chairs|
|•Twenty-seven 48 inch square tables|
|•Four 30 inch cocktail tables|
|•Four 60 inch rectangle tables for DJ, gifts, registration, etc.|
|•One beautiful antique cake table|
|•Use of the luxurious Bridal Suite with full bath and private patio|
|•Use of the Groom’s suite with full bath and television|
|•Guest men’s and ladies’ restrooms|
|•One (1) hour rehearsal (subject to other events)|
|•Ample parking onsite|
|•Free access for Bridal portraits, by appointment only|
Payment and Securing Your Date
Fifty percent of the venue rental fee plus a signed contract is required to secure the date of your event. Remaining payments are made according to an agreed upon schedule, usually monthly, the balance due 30 days prior to the event. All rates and services are already priced as cash discounted and may be made by check, bank transfer or cashier’s check.
Security Guards are required when alcohol is served to a guest count of 100 or more with an average cost of $430.
All services must include Texas Sales or Beverage Tax of 8.25%. A Damage Deposit of $500 is due 30 days prior to the event.
*Wedding Professionals may be subject to approval for your protection. Caterers and Coordinators not on our Preferred List require approval, appropriate licensing and insurance, and may be subject to a $200 kitchen fee.
**A Professional Day-of Coordinator is required for all weddings to help ensure the success of your day. Our Onsite Coordinator is part of our Simple Elegance Package, but is also available a la carte. This service may include 2-3 planning sessions, a wedding day timeline, basic design help, and the final coordinating with your vendors. We do encourage partial or full-service planners as they can bring so much to your event and be a tremendous resource and help to you. Please ask for our Preferred Vendor List when you come for a visit.