Dine with stingrays, dance under the historic arboretum dome, or enjoy open air dining on the only riverfront patio in town. Make your next event a truly unforgettable experience! We're proud to offer several spectacular event rooms, perfect for your next wedding, meeting, family reunion, birthday party, team building event, holiday or cocktail party. Aquarium tours can be added to all event packages.
We are located on Cross Lake in Shreveport, Louisiana. Our indoor and outdoor venue will give you and your guests breathtaking views of Cross Lake. Whether classic, sophisticated, or contemporary, our expert staff can accommodate you. Valencia On Cross Lake is the place to entertain your business associates, family and friends.
Each event is tailored to reflect your unique style. We’ll assist you in every detail, from selecting the perfect setting and designing a customized menu. It's our setting that first captures your attention, but it's our service that defines a perfect day.
Garrison Gardens is an outdoor garden venue perfect for weddings and receptions. It is located minutes from Texarkana, AR, and secluded in the middle of 20 acres. There are many water features including creeks and a waterfall that add to the serenity of the ceremony site. Evening lights provide just the right romantic touch. An on-site wedding coordinator and DJ are provided for every wedding booked. Many more inclusions are included providing a relaxing day for the wedding party and their families. A beautiful bridal suite accommodates the bride and her girls and the groom's quarters takes care of the groom and his guys.
Horse drawn carriage and minister are provided upon request.
With three large rooms, Ernest’s is available for all private party functions. Onsite or offsite party planning with our Veteran Event Staff is always an option. Ernest’s Orleans will be there. We have an Event & Meeting planner on staff, as well a licensed Master Florist, an Event Decor Specialist, as well as a Catering Chef. There is always the perfect menu to fit your budget. Customizable menus are encouraged.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More