Wedding & Event Venue Rentals in the Dallas Fort-Worth Metroplex

Venue Rentals

Overview

Make Your Special Occasion Extraordinary

The Heard has several spectacular indoor and outdoor event sites available for rent for your wedding, social event, corporate booking and more.

Our spaces include the Science Resource Center, Laughlin Hall and an outdoor native plant garden. 

 

One of these unique locations is sure to enrich a successful event in a stimulating, beautiful atmosphere. The ambiance of the Heard’s magnificent natural environment will enhance any occasion.

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Science Resource Center

The Science Resource Center is a testament to people working with nature.

Designed using green architecture, the center was built beside a nature trail atop a hill overlooking the wetlands and wildlife sanctuary. The hall boasts a 20’ ceiling with wood beams and a wall of windows as well as a 9’x16’ media screen. A deck offers gorgeous views of the wetlands and sanctuary making it a beautiful option for wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Amenities

  • 9′ x 6′ media screen
  • Viewing deck
  • Changing room
  • Kitchen with icemaker
  • Refrigerator
  • Range
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher

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Please note that decor and furniture pictured may be for demonstration purposes only.

Capacity

General Capacity: 100

Dining Capacity: 92 (varies by layout)

Venue Dimensions

26′ x 48′

1,248 sqft.

Price

8 Hour Block

Monday – Thursday: $1200

Friday – Sunday: $1500

 

4 Hour Block

Monday – Thursday: $700

Friday – Sunday: $1000

 

Hourly

$250

Reservations

Laughlin Hall

Laughlin Hall is located in the main museum building. This meeting hall has a beautiful painted floor and an expansive window overlooking the wildlife sanctuary and provides bird watching opportunities. Amenities include a kitchen, which offers a refrigerator with icemaker and range.

Amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Icemaker
  • Range

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Capacity

General Capacity: 78

Dining Capacity: 72 (varies by layout)

Venue Dimensions

35′ x 42′

1,470 sqft.

Price

8 Hour Block

$600

 

4 Hour Block

$350

 

Hourly

$100

Reservations

Native Plant Garden

A charming two-acre Native Plant Garden is ideal for weddings and small dinner parties. Guests receive a memorable experience among the winding paths and seasonal wildflowers. Laughlin Hall may be an option in the event of inclement weather.

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Garden Size

2 acres

Price

Hourly

$100

Reservations

Heard Ampitheater

The perfect outdoor venue for weddings, reunions and family events with beautiful views of the Wildlife Sanctuary. The Heard Amphitheater also is an excellent location to host concerts, theater performances, speeches, education programs and more.

Amenities

  • Eco-friendly limestone rock seating
  • Restrooms
  • Electricity

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Capacity

Seating Capacity: 525

Price

Hourly

$150

Reservations

Frequently Asked Questions

To request more information about our venues, to get a quote for your event, or to begin the reservation process, please use our Venue Rental Information Request Form or contact [email protected] or 469.450.4772.

For information about our educational birthday parties, please see our Birthday Party information page.

Please note that decor and furniture pictured may be for demonstration purposes only. For specific information about decor and furniture that is available to borrow, please contact our staff at [email protected] or 469.450.4772.

Prices subject to change; discount pricing available for members. For additional information about rental rules, regulations and terms, see the Facility Rental Agreement.

For additional information about rental rules, regulations and terms, see the Facility Rental Agreement.