Venue Spotlight: Cliff House
Why We Love It
This historic Oak Cliff church is rustic, romantic, and gives you the feel of a country wedding in the heart of the city.
Rental rate: $5,500 for a Saturday
Availability: Typically books 6–12 months out
What’s included: A variety of table types and sizes for cocktail hour, dinner, and cake; 200 chairs; decorative house and stage lighting; sound system; venue manager to receive deliveries; and a two-hour bridal/engagement photo shoot
Catering: Preferred caterers include Bolsa, Culinary Art Catering, Gil’s Elegant Catering, and Low Country Quisine. $500 opt-out fee to use a nonpreferred caterer
“The Cliff House’s stage is totally versatile. You can place your DJ or band on stage to create a fun party atmosphere with direct access to the dance floor or use the beautiful wooden backdrop as the picture-perfect place for your cake.” —Rachel Lynn Vansell, Event Coordinator, Significant Events of Texas
Stationer: Color Box Design & Letterpress
Dessert: Kessler Pie Co. Pies-in-a-jar are a perfect—and portable—alternative to the Southern staple.
Florist: Pollen Events
Music: Hire the House of Blues Gospel Brunch Choir for an uplifting and soul-stirring post-ceremony performance. Their sample set list would include: “Oh Happy Day;” “Joyful, Joyful;” and “Total Praise”