A Unique and beautifully ornate stone chapel located on a private island near the Bell Tower in the Croatian inspired Adriatica Village, the Bella Donna Chapel offers concierge service for wedding ceremonies, vow renewals, elopements, photo sittings, and more. Bella Donna Chapel has received multiple awards since opening in 2011, including Best Wedding Venue in McKinney, Best Wedding Venue in Dallas, Best Ceremony Site, Couples Choice Awards, Best Romantic Wedding Venue, and others. The Bella Donna has been featured in numerous articles and magazines including the Wall Street Journal, D-Magazine, Top 50 Wedding Venues in Dallas Coffee Table Book, The Knot, Wedding Wire, McKinney Living, etc. Adriatica village is a favorite shooting location for many photographers and the Chapel is often the backdrop of choice for engagement photos as well. The chapel has hosted some high profile and celebrity weddings, been showcased in some popular Christian music videos several other recognized ministry events, including Priscilla Shirer’s teaching on Elijah, Klaus Khuen’s annual Christmas service and the Texas Boys Choir. Visitors to the chapel enjoy the photogenic beauty and superb acoustics and often share their personal photos to social media which has attributed to the continued popularity and awareness. Bella Donna, (beautiful lady in Italian), offers each bride the moment she’s always dreamed about, to be the princess in her own story and have the wedding of her dreams. Being a Bella Donna Bride is a unique experience and families often comment on the value they receive through not only the affordability of rental, but also when they realize that additional floral decor is not necessary, which can be a large part of a wedding budget, there is more money available for reception. or honeymoon! (Plus, the chance to impress their guests is a value factor that is priceless!) The coordinators offer full concierge service for the bride and groom, paying special attention to the wishes of the bride as she prepares for her special day. Accommodating up to 200, the chapel offers a variety of rental options depending upon size and budget and if desired, provides clients helpful insights and information for other local services and vendors for planning their event.