A Guide to Meetings in The Colony

Go beyond the ordinary and discover incredible venues for your next event, only 30 miles north of downtown Dallas. The Colony is a convenient locale for family reunions, social gatherings, corporate retreats and small market meetings of all kinds. Take a look at the various spaces waiting to host you and your attendees.

Ballrooms & Breakout Spaces

The Colony offers an array of traditional spaces, from executive planning sessions to grand celebrations. Cascades Conference Center is the largest conventional venue in the city, with more than 7,500 square feet of conference room space encompassing twelve well-equipped banquet rooms, or one ballroom and two breakout spaces. Up to 300 guests can stay overnight in the adjoining Fairfield Inn & Suites or two other Marriott properties inside the Cascades campus. The Colony offers ten modern hotels with connected meeting rooms and easy access from Dallas Love Field and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport for ultimate convenience.

For more large-scale ballrooms, check out The Tribute Golf Links with scenic lakeside views, or Chapel at Ana Villa for Spanish-inspired spaces perfect for weddings or upscale celebrations.

Unique Venues

Wow your guests with distinctive venues in The Colony’s sprawling entertainment district. Grandscape offers unparalleled attractions and nightlife perfect for blending daytime programming with networking dinners, group outings and live entertainment. Host epic presentations on the big screen at the luxurious Galaxy Theatres, where each theatre offers leather reclining seats and state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. Participants can mingle with evening entertainment at Lava Cantina, one of the city’s premiere concert venues, or enjoy happy hour at Truck Yard’s beer garden, tiki bar and sour house. Group accommodations can also easily be booked at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games or Topgolf where entertainment and work blend seamlessly. For a more restorative atmosphere, opt for time in nature at the Hidden Cove Park Conference Center nestled along the shores of Lewisville Lake.

Meet & Dine

Whether hosting an intimate dinner for 10 or a gala with up to 275 attendees, incredible restaurants in The Colony have you covered. Skip the convention center catering and choose from Southern cooking and Texas barbeque to upscale steakhouses and international cuisines for an unforgettable gathering. Experience global fusions with a mix of Texas flavors and Indian street eats at Windmills. The entire second-story loft can be reserved for private dinners or concerts inside the restaurant and jazz lounge. Semi-private spaces are available at local favorites like Heritage Pizza, a pizzeria with a vintage Americana atmosphere, and Hard Eight BBQ, the quintessential Texas smokehouse. For an upscale option, choose between eight dining rooms and layouts at Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse. Enjoy a full-service experience with handmade pasta, finely aged steaks and fresh Atlantic seafood, flown in daily.

Resources for Planners

Conference, reunion and retreat planning is easy with Visit The Colony’s servicing team and digital resources, available anytime. Download the Meeting Planner Guide for a comprehensive look at venues, lodging, attractions, city services and more in The Colony. Be sure to check out The Colony’s Meeting Accommodations Summary for a quick overview of accommodations and nearby event spaces. For more information, visit the meeting planners section of our website.