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The Cotton Mill

Mckinney , TX

LOCATION

610 Elm Street, Suite 120
McKinney, TX 75069 US (map)

PHONE

972-838-7558

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Planning your special day? The Cotton Mill is a truly unique historic venue that acts as a "blank canvas" for your event. We provide the Hall, Security, Tables, Chairs, and Porter... Read more
Planning your special day? The Cotton Mill is a truly unique historic venue that acts as a "blank canvas" for your event. We provide the Hall, Security, Tables, Chairs, and Porter Service. All other vendors and outside catering are welcome. The Cotton Mill Event Hall is over 9,000 sq. ft. and can accommodate up to 400 guests. It is also perfect for a smaller ceremony/reception combination. Our outdoor space, the Dye Room, is ideal for any Brides dream of an outside wedding. Want everything inside? Our newest addition of The Grand Hallway is just the ticket for a beautiful indoor ceremony. The venue has hardwood maple flooring and a gorgeous "hidden garden" that is visible through the Event Hall. We are also very excited about our new addition, The Bridal Suite. The Cotton Mill is also the perfect location for engagement and bridal photos. Please take a moment to check out our website. Feel free to e-mail us with your potential date(s) and the number of guests you anticipate and we will send you all of our pricing information and event hall contract. Thank you! Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
75
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Rustic, Vintage
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
425
What event services do you offer?
Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Outside Vendors OK
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

REVIEWS

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Brittany
Wedding:
3/21/2015
5.0/5.0
We chose The Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception and could not imagine having our special day anywhere else! We fell in love with the uniqueness and flexibility of the space. With every turn you make through the space it becomes more and more unique and amazing. Darla and Erin are very accompanying and willing to go above and beyond to make sure that it is everything you could have ever hoped and dreamed for. The space makes for beautiful pictures to capture all of the memories of your special day. They also offer beautiful decor to rent which makes it a lot easier to accommodate the daunting task of hauling decorations back and forth to the venue. There are not enough words in the world to express all of the love and gratitude we have for The Cotton Mill and their staff.
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-Zach and Brittany MacAdam
We chose The Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception and could not imagine having our special day anywhere else! We Read more...
We chose The Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception and could not imagine having our special day anywhere else! We fell in love with the uniqueness and flexibility of the space. With every turn you make through the space it becomes more and more unique and amazing. Darla and Erin are very accompanying and willing to go above and beyond to make sure that it is everything you could have ever hoped and dreamed for. The space makes for beautiful pictures to capture all of the memories of your special day. They also offer beautiful decor to rent which makes it a lot easier to accommodate the daunting task of hauling decorations back and forth to the venue. There are not enough words in the world to express all of the love and gratitude we have for The Cotton Mill and their staff.
WR LOVE THE COTTON MILL!
-Zach and Brittany MacAdam Read less
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Rynni D.
Wedding:
11/14/2014
5.0/5.0
This place is very lovely & Darla was a HUGE help. The Mill is large & can be tailored to any couple's unique style. Everything looked perfect!
This place is very lovely & Darla was a HUGE help. The Mill is large & can be tailored to any couple's unique style. Read more...
This place is very lovely & Darla was a HUGE help. The Mill is large & can be tailored to any couple's unique style. Everything looked perfect! Read less
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TIM
Wedding:
11/8/2014
5.0/5.0
We choose the Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception venue and could not be happier with that decision. The venue is absolutely amazing. Friends and family from across the country that came in for our wedding are still talking about how unique this place is and that it was just perfect for our big day. The staff of the Cotton Mill is top notch -- Erin and Darla were extremely responsive and accommodating - they really went above and beyond to ensure our special day went as planned. I felt like they really understood how important this day was to us and treated it as such - vs - just being concerned about another booking! In addition, we used the services of Maggie as our bartender and I think both Maggie and our guests enjoyed that. We had a little over 100 people in attendance (rugby mates, bikers, Wisconsinites and Rhode Islanders) -- Maggie did a great job keeping up with our guests -- ensuring libations were flowing till the final send off. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE COTTON MILL AND IT'S STAFF FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY! With love - Tim & Kat Bley!
We choose the Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception venue and could not be happier with that decision. The venue is Read more...
We choose the Cotton Mill for our ceremony and reception venue and could not be happier with that decision. The venue is absolutely amazing. Friends and family from across the country that came in for our wedding are still talking about how unique this place is and that it was just perfect for our big day. The staff of the Cotton Mill is top notch -- Erin and Darla were extremely responsive and accommodating - they really went above and beyond to ensure our special day went as planned. I felt like they really understood how important this day was to us and treated it as such - vs - just being concerned about another booking! In addition, we used the services of Maggie as our bartender and I think both Maggie and our guests enjoyed that. We had a little over 100 people in attendance (rugby mates, bikers, Wisconsinites and Rhode Islanders) -- Maggie did a great job keeping up with our guests -- ensuring libations were flowing till the final send off. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE COTTON MILL AND IT'S STAFF FOR YOUR SPECIAL DAY! With love - Tim & Kat Bley! Read less
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Scarlet
Wedding:
7/12/2014
4.6/5.0
Love The Cotton Mill!!! Wonderful venue that allows you to bring your own style to your wedding and reception. Great value and location. Our out of towners loved McKinney & the "little town feel". The venue is so spacious and photographs well. We received a lot of compliments from our guests!
Love The Cotton Mill!!! Wonderful venue that allows you to bring your own style to your wedding and reception. Great value Read more...
Love The Cotton Mill!!! Wonderful venue that allows you to bring your own style to your wedding and reception. Great value and location. Our out of towners loved McKinney & the "little town feel". The venue is so spacious and photographs well. We received a lot of compliments from our guests! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
1/3/2014
3.6/5.0
I had my reception at The Cotton Mill. It was very beautiful and all of my guests liked it.

The one thing I had a problem with was we were not made aware of all of the rules for decorating, props, etc. I purchased a large number of sparklers and then was told that they don't allow sparklers at the venue. This was not in the original paperwork.

Other than that, it was a great venue. A little on the pricey side but a good deal if you decide to do ceremony + reception there.
I had my reception at The Cotton Mill. It was very beautiful and all of my guests liked it.

The one thing I had a Read more...
I had my reception at The Cotton Mill. It was very beautiful and all of my guests liked it.

The one thing I had a problem with was we were not made aware of all of the rules for decorating, props, etc. I purchased a large number of sparklers and then was told that they don't allow sparklers at the venue. This was not in the original paperwork.

Other than that, it was a great venue. A little on the pricey side but a good deal if you decide to do ceremony + reception there. Read less
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The Cotton Mill responded with the following comments:

Hi there.
I am so sorry to hear about your experience at the Mill. I am familiar with this situation and can tell you that prior to your event it was ok to use sparklers. However, the Fire Marshall had come down on us a few weeks prior and said that we could not use them anymore. I am extremely sorry for how you were told this news and how late it was that you found out. The person that told you that day is no longer here and should've handled the situation differently. I apologize. But I do appreciate your feedback and thank you.
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Jackie
Wedding:
10/11/2013
2.3/5.0
The venue is lovely for a rustic type wedding. Very spacious and somewhat unique. The wedding planner services are very weak. Inconsistent responsiveness, hard to pin down and reach the wedding planner. Communication between the facility and the planner is very weak often putting you in the middle.
The venue is lovely for a rustic type wedding. Very spacious and somewhat unique. The wedding planner services are very Read more...
The venue is lovely for a rustic type wedding. Very spacious and somewhat unique. The wedding planner services are very weak. Inconsistent responsiveness, hard to pin down and reach the wedding planner. Communication between the facility and the planner is very weak often putting you in the middle. Read less
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The Cotton Mill responded with the following comments:

Hi there! I just wanted to let you know that your input if very important to us and that we have remedied the situation that you are referring to. That person no longer works here and the new office staff is in constant communication with each other. We appreciate your feedback and hope that you are enjoying life as husband and wife. :-)
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Mrs.
Wedding:
10/4/2013
4.8/5.0
As soon I we drove up to The Cotton Mill to tour it I knew I wanted my wedding there. There's so much character and history in the building that you see. Everyone there was great to work with as they made it pretty easy to set times up for visits and coordinate. We received numerous compliments on the venue as it was unique and very us.
As soon I we drove up to The Cotton Mill to tour it I knew I wanted my wedding there. There's so much character and Read more...
As soon I we drove up to The Cotton Mill to tour it I knew I wanted my wedding there. There's so much character and history in the building that you see. Everyone there was great to work with as they made it pretty easy to set times up for visits and coordinate. We received numerous compliments on the venue as it was unique and very us. Read less
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Anna
Wedding:
7/27/2013
4.8/5.0
Loved this venue for my daughters wedding as well as "The Dye Room" for the ceremony. So nice to have the wedding and reception at the same location!
Loved this venue for my daughters wedding as well as "The Dye Room" for the ceremony. So nice to have the wedding and Read more...
Loved this venue for my daughters wedding as well as "The Dye Room" for the ceremony. So nice to have the wedding and reception at the same location! Read less
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diane
Wedding:
7/12/2013
4.8/5.0
The Cotton Mill was great. SO beautiful and unique!!!! We found working with both Darla and Tina to be a wonderful experience. (Someone had previously commented that they did not use Tina as their coordinator and that caused problems. We did not hire her services either but, we found her very helpful when we got to work with her and she never displayed anything but a helpful, professional attitude. In fact, I would say she went above and beyond for us!) They both answered emails quickly, answered all of our questions and gave great suggestions. The venue is absolutely amazing, it is not cheap, but worth every penny. I would recommend paying for the AC for the rehearsal night, we did not and it was 94 in the room during the rehearsal.
The Cotton Mill was great. SO beautiful and unique!!!! We found working with both Darla and Tina to be a wonderful Read more...
The Cotton Mill was great. SO beautiful and unique!!!! We found working with both Darla and Tina to be a wonderful experience. (Someone had previously commented that they did not use Tina as their coordinator and that caused problems. We did not hire her services either but, we found her very helpful when we got to work with her and she never displayed anything but a helpful, professional attitude. In fact, I would say she went above and beyond for us!) They both answered emails quickly, answered all of our questions and gave great suggestions. The venue is absolutely amazing, it is not cheap, but worth every penny. I would recommend paying for the AC for the rehearsal night, we did not and it was 94 in the room during the rehearsal. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I absolutely LOVE this venue!! It's very versatile for the look you are going for. You can make your wedding gorgeous no matter what you are doing. The pricing is a little high but is so worth it!!
I absolutely LOVE this venue!! It's very versatile for the look you are going for. You can make your wedding gorgeous no Read more...
I absolutely LOVE this venue!! It's very versatile for the look you are going for. You can make your wedding gorgeous no matter what you are doing. The pricing is a little high but is so worth it!! Read less
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