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Formerly known as Champ D’Or, The Olana is Walters Wedding Estates' luxury wedding venue located in the DFW metroplex. Our notable mansion is built on an expansive 40-acre estate complimented by its own lake. Inspired by French baroque architecture, our mansion was built as an homage to Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte in Paris. The estate features lush landscaping, a tea room modeled after New York’s Tavern on the Green, an indoor and outdoor pool, a tennis court, a bowling alley, expansive private suites, and more. With multiple ceremony site options and a beautiful Solarium for your reception, The Olana is truly an experience like no other. The Olana offers multiple, customizable packages to fit your wants and needs! Contact us to schedule a tour and find out why so many couples say "I Do" to their venue with us!
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“It is one thing to be aware of details and another to love them.” – we couldn’t adore this quote from Alexa Sharkey, owner of Alexa Kay Events, any more! Take one look at Alexa’s work and you’ll immediately be able to see not only her astute attention to, but also her passion for the smallest details. As for her
Showcasing so many beautiful springy citrus wedding details, this styled shoot at The Olana also features not one but two beautiful brides posing in various scenes about the sprawling and grandiose venue property. In trellising greenery around the stairwell banister and standing arrangements near reception seating, TR Floral creates natural, whimsical designs with romantic blooms in shades of marigold, blush
Not all fall weddings have to look the same, and that’s why we are obsessing over this wedding inspiration captured by Stephanie Brazzle Photography featuring an elevated persimmon palette that absolutely sets it apart from the rest! Held at The Olana, luxury was in no short supply and thanks to the expert design and styling of Engaged Events, there are
Our Countdown to the Cover continues today with four of our favorite wedding details featured in the upcoming Spring/Summer 2021 issue of Brides of North Texas. Each of the pretties below truly knocked our socks off, and we can’t wait to see wedding decor and styling inspired by these images in the weddings to come. Enjoy perusing this glimpse into
It’s that time again…we’re kicking off our Countdown to the Cover! In just five short days we’ll be releasing the all new Spring/Summer 2021 issue of Brides of North Texas, and to celebrate, we’re sharing sneak peeks of what’s inside the fresh-faced glossies on the days leading up to the reveal. Let’s hear it for the fabulous local wedding florists
Through all of the highs and lows of 2020, we can confidently say one thing – this year brought some of the BEST wedding trends we’ve ever seen, and we’re overjoyed to get to share them with you! Each year, we love looking back and remembering the trends that stood out to us, and 2020 is no different. There’s no
This dreamy European-inspired inspiration shoot artfully captured by Bertha Torres Photography is like a breath of fresh air, yet still feels like a scene out of a Renaissance painting at the same time! The Olana is the perfect place for this faux-destination shoot and for anyone wanting a wedding that looks foreign for brides planning a wedding within the convenience (and
When a venue like The Olana is as tasteful as it is grand, it serves as the perfect setting for this sophisticated soiree and its perfect balance of classic, contemporary elements with added whimsy! Captured by Lorena Burns Photography & Films, this inspiration shoot is filled to the brim with light and airy elements, ornate and old-world details, plus some fun and