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Weddings at this downtown hotel, like many things in Dallas, are done on a grand scale. Dreams are created in the Event Design Studio, where couples can explore and visualize every option before deciding. After a recent renovation, venues reflect a sophisticated, modern aesthetic and include The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, a massive space that can host more than 1,000 guests, and salons for more intimate celebrations. Menus are created by the in-house culinary team, who are experts in accommodating vegan, kosher, Indian and other specialty cuisines.

11

Event Rooms

23941 SQ FT

Total Event Space

1000

Capacity Largest Space

11

Breakout Rooms

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Ballroom - Wedding Reception

Weddings and Occasions

Celebrate in an atmosphere as special as your occasion. For weddings, anniversaries, & other events

Dream weddings don't just happen, they're planned. Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. After completing demanding coursework, each Marriott Certified Wedding Planner is qualified to coordinate weddings of all types, including ethnic and military weddings. Relying on experience, training, tradition and old-fashioned intuition, Marriott Certified Wedding Planners can help you determine an overall vision for your wedding and help you execute each detail. That includes setting an event budget; deciding on a menu; arranging table settings; and finding florists, photographers, a band and other entertainment for the big day.
Largest luxury ballroom in the Uptown/Downtown Dallas area
Award-winning, exquisite culinary creations
Customized menus
White glove banquet service from attentive staff
Synchronized banquet service, creating a personalized restaurant feel
Luxury Event Venue

The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom

Custom-made Murano chandeliers and large windows flood our biggest venue with plenty of light. The largest luxury ballroom in Dallas, this elegant space features a pre-function area and can host a reception for up to 950 guests or a banquet for 600.

Ballroom Prefunction Rounds Set Up
Food Detail

Wedding Advisor

A Ritz-Carlton wedding offers many special and exclusive benefits, often provided on a complimentary basis as part of The Ritz-Carlton experience. We warmly invite you to request further information and to learn how approachable and memorable a Ritz-Carlton wedding can be.

What makes The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas different from other hotels?

The legendary Ritz-Carlton service paired with delightful wedding settings including the largest luxury ballroom in central Dallas, and spectacular design and dining choices, make The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas the ultimate location for upscale Dallas weddings.

The hotel provides an award-winning professional wedding team at the only Ritz-Carlton hotel in Texas, one of the region’s top-rated spas, and the very popular Fearing’s restaurant, offering a seamless, one-stop wedding experience. Wedding guests love coming to The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, and brides have often shared that their choice of this hotel convinced out-of-town invitees to attend their event, regardless of distance.

 

When booking my wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas are certain amenities complimentary?

It is our pleasure to enhance the wedding experience by including the following complimentary amenities with every Ritz-Carlton wedding:

Complimentary use of the Hotels' Pewter Banquet Chairs, Floor-Length Linens, Napkins, Stage Riser, Mahogany Wood Dance Floor and Two Power Drops for Musical Entertainment.

Preferred Guest Room Rates for Out-of-Town Guests.

Earn up to 60,000 points per qualified event with Marriott Bonvoy™ Events. Elite Members earn more with Bonus Points.

Are there any other conveniences when selecting The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas for my wedding?

The hotel is ideally located in the heart of Uptown, offering convenient access to shopping, dining, The Dallas Arts District, live entertainment, and professional sports games. The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is the only area hotel with a front-door trolley stop on the historic McKinney Avenue Trolley Line, providing picturesque transportation from Uptown to the Dallas Arts District and beyond.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas proudly maintains a full-service, on-site audiovisual and event production partnership with Five-Star Audiovisual.

A private, dedicated valet entrance and service for events of 250 attendees or more

 

Who is available to help execute my dream wedding?

Personal attention and commitment to quality from the hotel’s senior leadership team is apparent at every step of the way. The hotel is dedicated to cater to your every need – from the initial proposal and site tour with your Catering Sales Manager, to a dedicated Meetings & Special Events Manager to assist in finalizing details and provide on-site support through the conclusion of your special event.

How do I choose the food for my reception?

Whether your reception is an intimate dinner or a lavish gathering, we offer a range of cuisines. From hors d’oeuvres and champagne cocktails to gourmet buffets and formal dinners with synchronized, white glove service, all menus are catered to your specific needs. A menu consultation with the hotel’s culinary team, will ensure the creation of a menu that perfectly represents your taste.

 

I/my guests have special dietary needs: what are our options?

The award-winning culinary team is delighted to offer a selection of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Kosher style, ethnic and international specialties. A customized menu to reflect any dietary needs or preferences is possible.

 

Can The Ritz-Carlton provide my wedding cake?

Our pastry team will ensure your new life together is off to a sweet start. Choose from our imaginative wedding cakes and patisseries or customize your own creative temptations.

 

Please explain the food and beverage minimum.

The food and beverage minimum represents the minimum amount required to spend on food and beverages during the reception for the chosen event space. The food and beverage minimum is exclusive of service charge and tax.

If your actual food and beverage total is lower than the minimum, the Hotel reserves the right to charge the difference as a facility fee.

A Hotel-approved wedding planner is required.

Does the hotel offer a discounted room block?

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas is delighted to block rooms and quote rates for family and friends requiring overnight accommodations. Unclaimed rooms will be released 30 days prior to the event and contractual obligations may apply for larger groups.

 

Do the bride and groom receive a complimentary room for the wedding night?

The hotel provides a complimentary deluxe suite guest room with rose petal turndown for the bride and groom on the night of their wedding with a minimum of 150 guests in attendance at the reception. Additional complimentary offerings may be available through the hotel’s customized wedding packages.

 

Where does the bridal party get ready before the wedding?

The hotel has a variety of guest rooms and suites available, which may be reserved in advance of the wedding date.

 

How is guest parking handled at the hotel?

Parking services are valet only at the hotel. Because of local parking restrictions, self-parking is not available. Event parking is offered at $12 per vehicle; overnight parking is offered at $39 per vehicle.

May I take wedding pictures at The Ritz-Carlton if my wedding is to be held elsewhere?

The privacy of our guests is paramount at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas and therefore does not allow professional photography to take place within the public areas of the hotel – lobby, restaurant, pool, etc. The hotel reserves photography privileges within the event space for couples whose weddings or receptions are held at the hotel.

 

May I use outside Vendors?

We welcome outside vendors for music, flowers, and photography. A meeting will be scheduled with outside vendors to familiarize them with The Ritz-Carlton's vendor guidelines, and familiarize them with the space, accessibility and delivery.

 

Does the hotel offer floral services?

The hotels' preferred floral design company, Bella Flora of Dallas, can personalize your special day and create the ambiance you have dreamed of for your ceremony and/or reception at a 5% savings.

 

Does the hotel offer entertainment and photography services?

Our catering staff works with several musicians, entertainment providers and photographers that are available to you. We will help you find the perfect elements to make your day complete.

Cypress Room
Cypress Room
Social Celebrations

Dallas Event Spaces to Bring Everyone Together

Celebrations at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas begin with a banquet room and are layered with customized elements. Once a space is chosen, planners can experiment with visual elements in the hotel’s Event Design Studio. Catering can be designed to accommodate kosher, vegan and other specialty menus. And audiovisual experts ensure that music, lighting and other technical features run smoothly the day of the bar/bat mitzvah, anniversary or graduation.

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Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom 77x124x24 9448 500 1000 750 - 550 -
Salon A 77x62x24 4743 280 500 500 - 384 -
Salon B 77x36x24 2754 180 300 250 46 160 50
Salon C 38x25x24 950 60 100 100 22 48 26
Salon D 38x25x24 950 60 100 100 22 48 26
Ballroom Pre-Function 40x97x18 3880 - - 600 - - -
Arboretum 73x28x12 2030 - - 150 - - -
Cedar 20x28x12 560 30 60 40 18 24 16
Oak 27x28x12 742 40 72 60 20 36 18
Maple 26x28x12 728 40 72 75 20 30 18
Arboretum Pre-Function 20x70x18 1400 - - 100 - - -
Cypress 20x28x12 560 30 62 40 16 20 16
Cypress Foyer 8x30x- 250 - - 25 - - -
Executive Boardroom 17x28x12 476 - - - 16 - -
Executive Boardroom Foyer 16x13x- 208 - - 16 - - -
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
77x124x24
Area (sq.ft)
9448
Theater
500
Schoolroom
1000
Conference
750
U-Shape
-
Reception
550
Banquet
-
Salon A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
77x62x24
Area (sq.ft)
4743
Theater
280
Schoolroom
500
Conference
500
U-Shape
-
Reception
384
Banquet
-
Salon B
Dimensions (LxWxH)
77x36x24
Area (sq.ft)
2754
Theater
180
Schoolroom
300
Conference
250
U-Shape
46
Reception
160
Banquet
50
Salon C
Dimensions (LxWxH)
38x25x24
Area (sq.ft)
950
Theater
60
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
22
Reception
48
Banquet
26
Salon D
Dimensions (LxWxH)
38x25x24
Area (sq.ft)
950
Theater
60
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
22
Reception
48
Banquet
26
Ballroom Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
40x97x18
Area (sq.ft)
3880
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
600
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Arboretum
Dimensions (LxWxH)
73x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
2030
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
150
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Cedar
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
560
Theater
30
Schoolroom
60
Conference
40
U-Shape
18
Reception
24
Banquet
16
Oak
Dimensions (LxWxH)
27x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
742
Theater
40
Schoolroom
72
Conference
60
U-Shape
20
Reception
36
Banquet
18
Maple
Dimensions (LxWxH)
26x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
728
Theater
40
Schoolroom
72
Conference
75
U-Shape
20
Reception
30
Banquet
18
Arboretum Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x70x18
Area (sq.ft)
1400
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
100
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Cypress
Dimensions (LxWxH)
20x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
560
Theater
30
Schoolroom
62
Conference
40
U-Shape
16
Reception
20
Banquet
16
Cypress Foyer
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8x30x-
Area (sq.ft)
250
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
25
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
17x28x12
Area (sq.ft)
476
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
16
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom Foyer
Dimensions (LxWxH)
16x13x-
Area (sq.ft)
208
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
16
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom 23.5x37.8x7.3 877.7 500 1000 750 - 550 -
Salon A 23.5x18.9x7.3 440.6 280 500 500 - 384 -
Salon B 23.5x11x7.3 255.9 180 300 250 46 160 50
Salon C 11.6x7.6x7.3 88.3 60 100 100 22 48 26
Salon D 11.6x7.6x7.3 88.3 60 100 100 22 48 26
Ballroom Pre-Function 12.2x29.6x5.5 360.5 - - 600 - - -
Arboretum 22.2x8.5x3.7 188.6 - - 150 - - -
Cedar 6.1x8.5x3.7 52 30 60 40 18 24 16
Oak 8.2x8.5x3.7 68.9 40 72 60 20 36 18
Maple 7.9x8.5x3.7 67.6 40 72 75 20 30 18
Arboretum Pre-Function 6.1x21.3x5.5 130.1 - - 100 - - -
Cypress 6.1x8.5x3.7 52 30 62 40 16 20 16
Cypress Foyer 2.4x9.1x- 23.2 - - 25 - - -
Executive Boardroom 5.2x8.5x3.7 44.2 - - - 16 - -
Executive Boardroom Foyer 4.9x4x- 19.3 - - 16 - - -
The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
23.5x37.8x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
877.7
Theater
500
Schoolroom
1000
Conference
750
U-Shape
-
Reception
550
Banquet
-
Salon A
Dimensions (LxWxH)
23.5x18.9x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
440.6
Theater
280
Schoolroom
500
Conference
500
U-Shape
-
Reception
384
Banquet
-
Salon B
Dimensions (LxWxH)
23.5x11x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
255.9
Theater
180
Schoolroom
300
Conference
250
U-Shape
46
Reception
160
Banquet
50
Salon C
Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.6x7.6x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
88.3
Theater
60
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
22
Reception
48
Banquet
26
Salon D
Dimensions (LxWxH)
11.6x7.6x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
88.3
Theater
60
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
22
Reception
48
Banquet
26
Ballroom Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.2x29.6x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
360.5
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
600
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Arboretum
Dimensions (LxWxH)
22.2x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
188.6
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
150
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Cedar
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
52
Theater
30
Schoolroom
60
Conference
40
U-Shape
18
Reception
24
Banquet
16
Oak
Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.2x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
68.9
Theater
40
Schoolroom
72
Conference
60
U-Shape
20
Reception
36
Banquet
18
Maple
Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.9x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
67.6
Theater
40
Schoolroom
72
Conference
75
U-Shape
20
Reception
30
Banquet
18
Arboretum Pre-Function
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x21.3x5.5
Area (sq.mt)
130.1
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
100
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Cypress
Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
52
Theater
30
Schoolroom
62
Conference
40
U-Shape
16
Reception
20
Banquet
16
Cypress Foyer
Dimensions (LxWxH)
2.4x9.1x-
Area (sq.mt)
23.2
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
25
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.2x8.5x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
44.2
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
-
U-Shape
16
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Executive Boardroom Foyer
Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9x4x-
Area (sq.mt)
19.3
Theater
-
Schoolroom
-
Conference
16
U-Shape
-
Reception
-
Banquet
-
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • AV Technician
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Carpenter
  • Certified Meeting Planner
  • Decorator
  • Electrician
  • Event Lighting
  • Locksmith
  • Message Service
  • Photographer
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Blackboards
  • Direction Signs
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Lobby Bulletin Board
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Spotlights
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
  • Wall Charts
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$20.00 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$20.00 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$32.00 / Person
  • Dinner:$134.00 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$38.00 / Person
  • Lunch:$67.00 / Person
  • Reception:$75.00 / Person
  • F+B stations include protective sneeze guards
  • Meeting space capacities and configurations follow social distancing guidelines
  • Offers single serve F+B options
  • Third-party partners comply with MI cleanliness standards