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The Pavilion


Trails West Pavilion can easily handle parties up to 100

The Pavilion

Have your party here! 

  •  Birthdays, Anniversaries, Small Wedding Rehearsal dinners or receptions, Family Reunions, Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties, Girl's Night Out, Getaway weekends, Spring break, Class Reunions, Church retreats, Wedding Showers, Baby Showers

    • Exclusive use is included with overnight entire Facility Rental south side of the creek: 24 hour use of Pavilion, Cedar Country Cottage & Lone Oak Room, Trails End,  Woodview, Rebecca's & Del's cabins. 
    • Please click on our Event Pricing
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    • The Pavilion is also available for DAY USE ONLY:
    •  4 hour rental includes kitchen and men's & ladies restrooms, use of grounds, & kid's playground 
    • (Sorry, not available during Antique Festivals or Holidays) 



The large 32 X 32 covered area features two ceiling fans and plenty of electrical outlets for music and catering needs. Note two serving bars.  When the cool season arrives, there's a chiminea to warm your hands and/or firepit plus a fireplace is on the way in the future.

There are men's and women's restrooms each with a shower for getting ready for that special event or for tent campers.



This picture was taken on April 20, 2014 on Easter Sunday.  It shows the playset for the kids that Betty & Del built.  It is very convienient to the Pavilion so guests can watch their kids play while enjoying themselves in the shade.  There is a tiny tot sandbox on the other side of the Pavilion.  Horseshoes, frisbees, croquet, football are some games played on the grounds enjoyed by our guests.

Rental tent is available for larger gatherings

 **Prices not applicable during Antique Festivals.

We can help you with party planning, caterers, florists, tent and extra chair rentals. For more information please contact Betty Meischen. Send us an email  !!

Tell us what you need for whatever party you are planning and we can point you in the right direction.  We have extra chairs, card tables, lots of props and materials available for decoration too.


Ladies restroom in the Pavilion features 2 bowl marble vanity, 2 stalls & a ceramic tiled shower


Men's bath has 2 stalls & tiled shower


Betty & Del with Max enjoy the first fire on September 25, 2010 during the Fall Antique Festival.


Pavilion Kitchen.  Shown is the double oven and counter which has windows that pass through to another serving bar outside. The Pavilion kitchen has a refrigerator, range, microwave and serving counter. It also has a stereo/speaker system. It has men and women's bathrooms, each with two stalls and a shower.

** FOOD FOR THOUGHT! Get a bunch of your friends together this fall/winter/spring and have a campout and party around the campfire!  Plug in your IPOD or put on a CD on our sound system, or hire a D.J. or bring your guitar and sing a song or two.

** We can direct you to catering companies if desired.  Need some special touches? Just ask!  We are there to help you have a successful party, reception or reunion.

RELAX & ENJOY the serenity and tranquility of our woodsy little paradise.


Ladies Bath showing shower & stall


Our Lousianna friends have been coming to Trails West Retreat to the Antique Festivals for years now.  They love to cook scrumptous meals at the Pavilion.  In Sep 2010 they really enjoyed the christening of our new outdoor fireplace.


Kitchen has stove, sink & refrigerator with icemaker


There is a gas grill, bar, wooden ice chest and prep table


Annually, the MS 150 bike ride brings many riders for an overnight stay and dinner at Trails West Retreat


Our Son Scott & wife Desiree enjoy a bbq meal at Betty's 60th birthday party.


Play area is convenient to the Pavilion


In February of 2011, the Texas Medical Center Orchestra performed at Festival Hill.  Some of the orchestra members stayed with us at Trails West Retreat.  After the performance, we had a small reception for some of the orchestra members on the Pavilion patio including piano soloist Frank Levy of San Francisco.


Violinist of the Texas Medical Center Orchestra with pianist Frank Levy and our neighbor and architect Bernardo who owns a theatre in Quito, Equador.