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The Cotton Mill

Mckinney , TX
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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 Linens. All... 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 Linens. All other vendors and outside catering are welcomed. The Cotton Mill Event Hall is over 8,500 sq. ft. and can accommodate up to 500 guests. It is also perfect for a smaller ceremony/reception combination. The venue has hardwood maple flooring and a gorgeous "hidden garden" that is visible through the Event Hall. 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 a personalized quote to you. Thank you!! Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1910
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Rustic, Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Ceremony, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
450
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
4000
Bar Service
Outside vendors welcome
Beverage Service
Outside vendors welcome
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
Event Rentals
Outside vendors welcome
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Outside vendors welcome
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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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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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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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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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
This venue is absolutely beautiful. Such diversity in all the areas of the building. We chose to get married outside and all of our guests ranted and raved about how beautiful it was. If you have a large wedding and reception, and want something unique, this is the venue to go to. I am a groom, and I know it's the brides' day, but, I will have to say that they actually made me feel like it was "all about me" as well. lol The only negative thing I would have to say about the location is the event manager, Darla. She was not very quick to return calls or emails, and she was very rude at times. Luckily, she has an assistant who is a wedding coordinator also, who was very helpful to us when we were frustrated.
Overall, this venue is beautiful and we would highly recommend it.
This venue is absolutely beautiful. Such diversity in all the areas of the building. We chose to get married outside and Read more...
This venue is absolutely beautiful. Such diversity in all the areas of the building. We chose to get married outside and all of our guests ranted and raved about how beautiful it was. If you have a large wedding and reception, and want something unique, this is the venue to go to. I am a groom, and I know it's the brides' day, but, I will have to say that they actually made me feel like it was "all about me" as well. lol The only negative thing I would have to say about the location is the event manager, Darla. She was not very quick to return calls or emails, and she was very rude at times. Luckily, she has an assistant who is a wedding coordinator also, who was very helpful to us when we were frustrated.
Overall, this venue is beautiful and we would highly recommend it. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.7/5.0
This was such a unique place and we received many comments on how lovely it was. There is a reception hall that I believe seats 300. And a very unique room that is off to the back called the "Dye Room." This building used to be a cotton processing mill. And the dye room is an old section of the building that the roof is no longer on, it's all brick and gorgeous.
This was such a unique place and we received many comments on how lovely it was. There is a reception hall that I believe Read more...
This was such a unique place and we received many comments on how lovely it was. There is a reception hall that I believe seats 300. And a very unique room that is off to the back called the "Dye Room." This building used to be a cotton processing mill. And the dye room is an old section of the building that the roof is no longer on, it's all brick and gorgeous. Read less
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CarrieW
Wedding:
5/5/2012
3.0/5.0
The Cotton Mill is a beautiful venue which is why we chose it for our wedding and reception. The issues that we ran into were with the employees running the Cotton Mill. We chose to have the ceremony outside in the Dye Room and the reception inside in the Event Hall. When I arrived at the Cotton Mill two hours before the ceremony was to start, the tables for the reception had no chairs. When we called to find out about them, we were told that the guests were expected to carry their chairs for the ceremony down the hall to the reception. This was after we had paid hundreds of dollars for the Dye Room and was just about the craziest thing that I had every heard. I also had an issue with one of the employees who does wedding planning on the side. We chose not to hire her for our wedding, but every time we would contact her, she would bring it up. It got very old and seemed very unprofessional.
The Cotton Mill is a beautiful venue which is why we chose it for our wedding and reception. The issues that we ran into Read more...
The Cotton Mill is a beautiful venue which is why we chose it for our wedding and reception. The issues that we ran into were with the employees running the Cotton Mill. We chose to have the ceremony outside in the Dye Room and the reception inside in the Event Hall. When I arrived at the Cotton Mill two hours before the ceremony was to start, the tables for the reception had no chairs. When we called to find out about them, we were told that the guests were expected to carry their chairs for the ceremony down the hall to the reception. This was after we had paid hundreds of dollars for the Dye Room and was just about the craziest thing that I had every heard. I also had an issue with one of the employees who does wedding planning on the side. We chose not to hire her for our wedding, but every time we would contact her, she would bring it up. It got very old and seemed very unprofessional. Read less
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