As a Texas wedding photographer, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to document love stories in some of the most beautiful venues across the state. Whether you’re a nature lover looking for an outdoorsy venue, a couple looking for something elegant and traditional, or a couple who loves chic downtown vibes - there’s something for everyone on this list!

So let’s dive into some of my suggestions on the best Texas wedding venues to help you with your wedding planning!

Texas Wedding Venues

  • The Room on Main
  • Hickory Street Annex
  • White Rock Lake
  • D’Vine Grace Vineyard
  • The Nest at Ruth Farms
  • Aristide Colleyville
  • Hidden Pines
  • The Lazy S Hacienda
  • The White Sparrow Barn
  • Wish Well House
  • The Arlo
  • Thistlewood Manor & Gardens

The Room on Main

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, The Room on Main is the perfect wedding venue for the chic, stylish couple.

This elegant wedding venue features hardwood floors, tasteful neutral colors, and large windows offering gorgeous natural light (which is always a bonus for wedding photos!). One of my favorite parts about the venue though is the breathtaking views of downtown Dallas.

So if you both love the idea of a stylish downtown Dallas wedding with a bit of elegance, this venue is for you!

Hickory Street Annex

Hickory Street Annex is a unique wedding venue right outside downtown Dallas. It’s a location formed by several vintage buildings that together form a charming courtyard.

The venue offers the perfect backdrops for couples who appreciate a mix of rustic and modern aesthetics, featuring exposed brick walls, high ceilings, large windows, and lush greenery.

White Rock Lake

For the outdoor-loving couple, White Rock Lake it’s numerous parks offer a beautiful, natural setting with serene lake views and luscious greenery. 

It’s located just outside downtown Dallas and makes for the perfect romantic backdrop for an outdoor wedding! You can reserve your date with the Dallas Park and Recreation office, or you can explore wedding venues located at the White Rock, like The Filter Building.

D’Vine Grace Vineyard

D’vine Grace Vineyard provides a rustic, yet elegant wedding experience for couples. With Tuscan-inspired architecture, a gorgeous vineyard, well-kept courtyards, and luxurious event spaces perfect for weddings of any size, the venue offers stunning backdrops for your special day and all your photos!

The Nest at Ruth Farms

If you’ve been dreaming about a classic Southern wedding, The Nest at Ruth Farms is going to be the perfect fit for your special day.

With its chic and rustic charm, this white barn wedding venue is perfect for the elegant country couple. It offers a beautiful outdoor space, as well as a charming white chapel for your ceremony. The sophisticated indoor reception space provides gorgeous natural light and attention to detail.

Aristide Colleyville

Just half an hour's drive from Dallas, Aristide Colleyville is a picturesque wedding venue that transports you to the Italian countryside. This Tuscan-inspired venue features an on-site chapel, a charming courtyard, and an elegant ballroom for your reception.

With all its beautifully landscaped gardens and outdoor spaces, Aristide offers countless options for your wedding portrait backdrops. It’s such a dreamy location, perfect for intimate celebrations and larger weddings!

Hidden Pines

You’ll find the breathtaking Hidden Pines just north of Dallas, TX. It’s a country-inspired wedding venue offering a gorgeous blend of rustic charm and modern-day luxury for weddings of all sizes.

Surrounded by luscious trees, the venue boasts a charming indoor chapel and a spacious reception hall for your party. Hidden Pines offers a secluded, intimate atmosphere, perfect for modern, nature-loving couples.

The Lazy S Hacienda

The Lazy S Hacienda is a truly unique hacienda-style Texas wedding venue offering gorgeous desert and western wedding vibes for couples.

The venue features a beautiful ranch setting with stunning indoor and outdoor spaces for you to choose from for your ceremony, reception, and wedding portrait backdrops. It is the perfect spot for couples who love a laid-back, outdoor wedding experience with a touch of Texas charm.

The White Sparrow Barn

Situated in a beautiful rural area outside of Dallas, The White Sparrow Barn is a dreamy countryside chic barn wedding venue. 

The white barn is surrounded by beautiful flower gardens and loads of greenery. Its architectural details such as wooden beams, a high ceiling, and large barn doors, provide give off rustic charm, while still retaining an elegant and romantic atmosphere. 

The area and the venue are going to make stunning backdrops for all your wedding photos, too!

Wish Well House

Located just 20 miles North of Austin, the Wish Well House is a charming historical wedding venue with a modern touch.  

The venue is a beautiful white house with a light and lofty reception hall, and a lush outdoor garden, and happily caters for big and small weddings. It’s perfect for couples looking for a quiet, romantic, urban location without the commotion of being in the big city.

The Arlo

The Arlo is a timeless, yet modern wedding venue in Austin, TX. The venue offers a stunning, minimalistic setting you can make completely your own for your big day with florals and decor.

The venue also boasts a beautiful garden perfect for ceremonies, and an outdoor fireplace for your cocktail hours under the Texas sky. The Arlo is perfect for a modern couple looking to customize their day and enjoy breathtaking views of the Hill Country.

Thistlewood Manor & Gardens

Thistlewood Manor is a French-inspired manor wedding venue located South of Austin, TX. 

The venue captures the charm of a classic French manor house, complete with a grand staircase, amazing chandeliers, and marble-like flooring. The manor is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, which allow for many personalized options for your ceremony and outdoor reception.

Thistlewood Manor & Gardens is a dream come true wedding venue for couples looking for a combination of classic elegance and the romance of a French-inspired setting.

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There are so many beautiful wedding venues in Texas for you to choose from. You deserve to find the perfect venue that reflects your taste, style, and love story. I hope that my list of the best Texas wedding venues was helpful to you!

And if you’re still looking for someone to capture your day, take a look at my portfolio and inquire with me! I’d love to hear from you and help make your day special!

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