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Victory Arts Center

Fort Worth , TX
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LOCATION

801 W Shaw
Fort Worth, TX 76110 US (map)

PHONE

817-714-8996

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ABOUT US

We are a beautiful, historic venue conveniently located in Fort Worth. We believe in providing an attractive value as well as exceptional service. The venue is suitable for weddings,... Read more
We are a beautiful, historic venue conveniently located in Fort Worth. We believe in providing an attractive value as well as exceptional service. The venue is suitable for weddings, parties, corporate events, family reunions, and any other event you can dream of. With multiple spaces available and choice amenities and inclusions, there is no better place to host your event. Our in-house catering option adds an additional level of convenience and provides a wide array of culinary options to please even your most discriminating tastebuds. Imaginative fresh foods that are artistically and pridefully crafted will compliment your event and wow your guests. Service staff, bar needs, and event coordination are all optional items that will make your event and your experience at the Victory Arts Center one that you will remember and cherish. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1909
Describe your venue:
Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
225
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
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?
1000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1909
Describe your venue:
Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Vintage
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
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?
1000
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

REVIEWS

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Izzy
Wedding:
9/12/2015
5.0/5.0
I'm so glad I have found this place! Must visit!
I'm so glad I have found this place! Must visit!
I'm so glad I have found this place! Must visit! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Unique Services
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Taylorjames
Wedding:
3/31/2012
5.0/5.0
Victory Arts Center is such a unique, beautiful old building, perfect for an elegant classic or vintage-style wedding. The managers, Cody and Steve, are incredibly kind and accommodating, they clearly care about making your wedding day exactly what you want it to be. We were always welcome to come by and ask questions or look at the space again, and the day of the wedding they were ready to provide whatever we needed. Cody even ran to pack my suitcase and get it to the car when I realized right before our exit that I had forgotten it! The catering was amazing, I have had a steady stream of complements from guests about the food. The staff was all polite and professional, and pulled off the switch from ceremony to reception very efficiently. Overall, I highly recommend the Victory Arts Center, they made my wedding perfect!
Victory Arts Center is such a unique, beautiful old building, perfect for an elegant classic or vintage-style wedding. The Read more...
Victory Arts Center is such a unique, beautiful old building, perfect for an elegant classic or vintage-style wedding. The managers, Cody and Steve, are incredibly kind and accommodating, they clearly care about making your wedding day exactly what you want it to be. We were always welcome to come by and ask questions or look at the space again, and the day of the wedding they were ready to provide whatever we needed. Cody even ran to pack my suitcase and get it to the car when I realized right before our exit that I had forgotten it! The catering was amazing, I have had a steady stream of complements from guests about the food. The staff was all polite and professional, and pulled off the switch from ceremony to reception very efficiently. Overall, I highly recommend the Victory Arts Center, they made my wedding perfect! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Kerri
Wedding:
11/6/2010
5.0/5.0
I fell in love with VAC as soon as I saw it, and I knew that was where I had to get married! Cheryl was amazing to work with. She made sure that everything went exactly as it was supposed to.
The wedding was beautiful and went off without a hitch! Everyone loved the venue. I couldn't have asked for more!!
I fell in love with VAC as soon as I saw it, and I knew that was where I had to get married! Cheryl was amazing to work Read more...
I fell in love with VAC as soon as I saw it, and I knew that was where I had to get married! Cheryl was amazing to work with. She made sure that everything went exactly as it was supposed to.
The wedding was beautiful and went off without a hitch! Everyone loved the venue. I couldn't have asked for more!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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hollybell
Wedding:
3/8/2008
5.0/5.0
We absolutely LOVED and ADORED this location. It was everything we dreamt of, and hoped for, for our special day. The coordinator was so professional, kind, and most helpful. We loved the VCA- our photos all captured the historic and traditional side of this building. It was romantic, breathtaking, just simply amazing. Our families all felt it suited us well. It was a wonderful location and made our day so very memorable and special. I HIGHLY recommend this location to others.
We absolutely LOVED and ADORED this location. It was everything we dreamt of, and hoped for, for our special day. The Read more...
We absolutely LOVED and ADORED this location. It was everything we dreamt of, and hoped for, for our special day. The coordinator was so professional, kind, and most helpful. We loved the VCA- our photos all captured the historic and traditional side of this building. It was romantic, breathtaking, just simply amazing. Our families all felt it suited us well. It was a wonderful location and made our day so very memorable and special. I HIGHLY recommend this location to others. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Nazi
Wedding:
3/19/2011
4.8/5.0
What a beautiful place to have our ceremony and reception. They did a great job of working with us to setup times and were flexible to our needs. The overall value of cost could not be beat. They are well organized and I would recommend them to friends based on my experience. Thanks so much for making our day magical!!!
What a beautiful place to have our ceremony and reception. They did a great job of working with us to setup times and were Read more...
What a beautiful place to have our ceremony and reception. They did a great job of working with us to setup times and were flexible to our needs. The overall value of cost could not be beat. They are well organized and I would recommend them to friends based on my experience. Thanks so much for making our day magical!!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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amy
Wedding:
6/2/2013
4.5/5.0
This location is beautiful, and perfect for a wedding of up to 150/160 people. The natural light in the chapel is a dream.
This location is beautiful, and perfect for a wedding of up to 150/160 people. The natural light in the chapel is a dream. Read more...
This location is beautiful, and perfect for a wedding of up to 150/160 people. The natural light in the chapel is a dream. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Amanda
Wedding:
8/29/2009
4.1/5.0
The venue was beautiful. It was built in August 1909 and we were married in August of 2009, so it was neat to be able to say we were there for the month of the 100 year anniversary. It used to be a Catholic convent and they converted the nuns quarters to apartments. One of the tenants was kind enough to show us around and give us a tour of one of the rooms. The VAC has a banquet room on the first floor and another on the second. When you go up to the second floor, there is an open area with a built in bar and a balcony where a few guests can look out on the lawn in front of the building. The second floor banquet room is where we had the cermony and was later flipped to house our reception. There are large windows that line both sides, large columns that run the length of the room and beautiful, painted, vaulted ceilngs. Neither one of are Catholic and there really isn't much that would make you believe it was a Catholic convent. We decided on it because of the great character it has.

As far as the venue goes, everything was excellent. The catering company, G-Texas Catering, is a different story. You are required to use them. The food was good and reasonably priced compared to others that we saw and the servers did a great job as well.

We met with the first girl, Dena, that worked there and she did a great job getting us what we wanted, but ended up leaving the company to study abroad about 3 or 4 weeks before the wedding. A new girl was hired and took over. We gave her some slack knowing that she was new and was trying to play catch up, but she was horrible at returning calls, she didn't show up for several meetings and didn't bother calling to let us know she had to cancel, and she kept making empty promises. Remember, this is all a month prior to the wedding. We had to constantly remind her to do things. She said she would do something and then wouldn't follow through.

The day of the wedding, she was supposed to get the tables out so that they could be decorated at least a few hours before the wedding. They didn't get set up until 30 or 45 minutes prior. Guests were showing up and the wedding party was still trying to decorate. The new girl showed up about 30 or 45 min before the wedding as well and then ended up leaving about when the ceremony started. She wasn't there to help direct guest downstairs for the coctail hour or flip the room upstairs for the reception. The tenant, that I mentioned earlier, was there trying to help her out and he wasn't even being paid to do so. We were also supposed to have passed wine and drinks downstairs at the cocktail hour, but that never happened.

Luckily, the wedding went fine. The guests were happy and everyone thought that it was beautiful. We did contact the owner of G-Texas, John Gilbert, and told him what all happened. He apologized and thanked us for the feedback. He said he wanted to make things right and offered us a night out to Gilley's for a concert on him since they cater there too, but never did hear back from him. Another one of those empty promises...

In short, the venue was beautiful and would get a 5 rating all around if it wasn't for the management and service of G-Texas. We would recommend this venue on the basis that there were some changes to G-Texas Catering's management.
The venue was beautiful. It was built in August 1909 and we were married in August of 2009, so it was neat to be able to Read more...
The venue was beautiful. It was built in August 1909 and we were married in August of 2009, so it was neat to be able to say we were there for the month of the 100 year anniversary. It used to be a Catholic convent and they converted the nuns quarters to apartments. One of the tenants was kind enough to show us around and give us a tour of one of the rooms. The VAC has a banquet room on the first floor and another on the second. When you go up to the second floor, there is an open area with a built in bar and a balcony where a few guests can look out on the lawn in front of the building. The second floor banquet room is where we had the cermony and was later flipped to house our reception. There are large windows that line both sides, large columns that run the length of the room and beautiful, painted, vaulted ceilngs. Neither one of are Catholic and there really isn't much that would make you believe it was a Catholic convent. We decided on it because of the great character it has.

As far as the venue goes, everything was excellent. The catering company, G-Texas Catering, is a different story. You are required to use them. The food was good and reasonably priced compared to others that we saw and the servers did a great job as well.

We met with the first girl, Dena, that worked there and she did a great job getting us what we wanted, but ended up leaving the company to study abroad about 3 or 4 weeks before the wedding. A new girl was hired and took over. We gave her some slack knowing that she was new and was trying to play catch up, but she was horrible at returning calls, she didn't show up for several meetings and didn't bother calling to let us know she had to cancel, and she kept making empty promises. Remember, this is all a month prior to the wedding. We had to constantly remind her to do things. She said she would do something and then wouldn't follow through.

The day of the wedding, she was supposed to get the tables out so that they could be decorated at least a few hours before the wedding. They didn't get set up until 30 or 45 minutes prior. Guests were showing up and the wedding party was still trying to decorate. The new girl showed up about 30 or 45 min before the wedding as well and then ended up leaving about when the ceremony started. She wasn't there to help direct guest downstairs for the coctail hour or flip the room upstairs for the reception. The tenant, that I mentioned earlier, was there trying to help her out and he wasn't even being paid to do so. We were also supposed to have passed wine and drinks downstairs at the cocktail hour, but that never happened.

Luckily, the wedding went fine. The guests were happy and everyone thought that it was beautiful. We did contact the owner of G-Texas, John Gilbert, and told him what all happened. He apologized and thanked us for the feedback. He said he wanted to make things right and offered us a night out to Gilley's for a concert on him since they cater there too, but never did hear back from him. Another one of those empty promises...

In short, the venue was beautiful and would get a 5 rating all around if it wasn't for the management and service of G-Texas. We would recommend this venue on the basis that there were some changes to G-Texas Catering's management. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
Victory Arts Center responded with the following comments:

G-Texas is no longer associated with the Victory Arts Center. 360 Catering and Events is the exclusive caterer and they have an excellent reputation for service, quality, and making your dream day a reality!

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