Category: Special Event Venue

Honor Your Grad with a Great Party! Part Two

Chances are, your graduate will be attending a lot of similar parties this summer, all meant to celebrate graduation. If you want to help make your grad’s party extra special, it is pretty simple. You just need to make decisions with your child in mind. Don’t worry about making the party picture perfect, Pinterest-worthy or… Read more »

Honor Your Grad with a Great Party! Part One

Is someone you love graduating soon? Whether from high school or college, you probably want to commemorate the special occasion with a party in the grad’s honor. If so, there are some simple ways to help make the party meaningful and fun, for both you and your guest-of-honor. Best of all, you don’t have to… Read more »

Celebrate This Spring at a Special Event Venue

Spring is easily considered peak wedding season, but getting married isn’t the only cause for celebration as the weather warms and the flowers bloom. In fact, the weather itself might feel like reason enough to throw a party. But there are actually a number of wonderful excuses for hosting a party as springtime rolls around…. Read more »

Keeping Austin Weddings Weird-ish!

One of the best parts of being a wedding venue just outside of Austin, Texas, is that this area really celebrates quirky brides, and those that want to pack more personality than prim and properness into their wedding days. That’s not to say we don’t welcome traditional brides and grooms at Texas Old Town. Our… Read more »

Start Your Story Here, at Our Special Event Venue

At Texas Old Town, we realize that a wedding is a lot more than a single day. It’s also about the months of planning that go into creating a dream celebration, as well as a rehearsal dinner to help prepare your bridal party for their duties on wedding day, but also to truly honor the… Read more »

What to Give Your Girlfriend This Valentine’s Day: Part Two

Yesterday we shared a few gift ideas for those of you wanting to give your girlfriends jewelry this Valentine’s Day! But what if jewelry isn’t really her style, or you want to give her something else, instead? Well today we’re sharing alternatives to traditional flowers, and other thoughtful gift ideas that won’t break the bank…. Read more »

What to Give Your Girlfriend This Valentine’s Day: Part One

Sure candies and flowers are nice, but there has to be some other way to show the one you love just how much you adore her, right, especially on February 14th? After all, just because she’s allergic to roses or on a strict no-chocolate diet, doesn’t mean you can’t still let her know you care… Read more »

How to Plan an Awesome Rehearsal Dinner

Once upon a time the rehearsal dinner was an opportunity for two families to get to know one another, in a formal setting, often over the fanciest of meals. But now? Most brides and grooms prefer a more laidback approach. After all, two families are becoming one great big family, not a business conglomerate. There… Read more »

Planning the Perfect Proposal: Part Three

Well gentlemen, today we have arrived at the final portion of our series of tips on proposing. We’ve already discussed finding the perfect ring, and why we think you still need to get down on one knee, but for those of you still nervous about popping the question, we have just a bit more advice… Read more »

Planning the Perfect Proposal: Part Two

Sure, it can be daunting trying to plan the perfect proposal, something that will let your girlfriend know just how special she is to you. And unlike wedding planning, you probably don’t want to plan it with her help. After all, the element of surprise is a pretty big deal when it comes to engagements!… Read more »