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Have a Wedding on the Water with these North Texas Waterfront Venues

Having a waterfront wedding in the middle of Texas is easier than you may think! These waterfront North Texas wedding venues are sure to bring uniqueness and fun along the way – not to mention the spectacular and one-of-a-kind views that are included. These venues will take your breath away, and your guests will love feeling a breeze off of the water! Scroll through these Texas waterfront venues to find the perfect locale for your celebration!


The Gardenia Venue 

waterfront wedding venues in North Texas - The Gardenia Venue

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Located in Valley View, Texas, The Gardenia Venue is just under an hour away from the metroplex and 20 minutes away from Denton. Sitting on 40 acres of beautiful land, this North Texas locale offers a one-acre pond, gorgeous chapel, and stunning reception space for your special day!


The Milestone Denton

The Milestone Denton waterfront wedding venue

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The Milestone in Denton is an exquisite coastal-inspired mansion that combines Southern charm and elegance! Sitting on 15 acres of beautiful land, there’s no other place to have a waterfront mansion wedding. The venue’s gorgeous dock and gazebo overlooking the pond offer the sweetest intimate ceremony locations and serve as the perfect backdrop for any photos. This all-around stunning venue is sure to serve as the perfect location for any waterfront wedding!


Lone Star Lodge and Marina


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Lone Star Lodge and Marina is a wedding venue located in Pilot Point, Texas, also serving the Dallas area. Located in the foothills of Central Texas, this waterfront venue is situated on 30 acres of breathtaking natural landscape in Jordan State Park. Here, you and your guests can enjoy majestic oak trees, natural plant life, luxury accommodations, and rustic tranquillity.


The French Farmhouse

The French Farmhouse waterfront wedding venue

Nestled on 56 acres of open field, featuring beautiful oak trees, a covered bridge and a three-acre lake, The French Farmhouse is bringing a French touch to North Texas! This brand-new wedding venue is sure to wow with their stunning views, oh-so cute farmhouse and on-site inn, located right on the water. Be one of the first to have your waterfront wedding here – it’s without-a-doubt worth the wait!


Avalon Legacy Ranch


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Avalon Legacy Ranch is unimaginably unique and gloriously beautiful – making it the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Nestled in the midst of 25 wooded acres bordering a stunning reservoir perfect for waterfront photos, Avalon Legacy Ranch is everything you have ever imagined and McKinney’s top choice of wedding venues. Avalon Legacy Ranch is the only wedding venue of its kind. No copycat barn, no rectangular room; instead, a myriad of places for your guests to enjoy making your day their very favorite.


The Nest at Ruth Farms


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The Nest at Ruth Farms features a beautiful white-washed barn on 37 acres of lush rolling fields. Whether you’re searching for a venue with a waterfront ceremony option or looking for a beautiful backdrop for your photos, their breathtaking venue and surrounding land form the perfect gathering place for friends and family alike to come together and celebrate the things that matter most.


Dallas Arboretum

Dallas arboretum Texas waterfront venue

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Isn’t the Dallas Arboretum just the prettiest place for a garden wedding? Nothing could make this location better – oh, except for the gorgeous lake in the background to completely tie everything together! With so many different locations to choose from in this one venue, you will without-a-doubt find what you are looking for. Have your own private oasis wedding at this waterfront venue!


The Madelyn

The Madelyn Venue and Guesthouse

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The Madelyn Venue & Guesthouse blends rural authenticity with rustic elegance, making it one of the most historically charming wedding destinations in North Texas. Enjoy the wide-open Texas country in your private hillside estate featuring panoramic sunset views, beautifully manicured grounds, rolling hills, mature pecan groves, a scenic 2-acre pond, and some of the most photogenic cattle you’ll ever meet. Their newly remodeled modern farmhouse that sleeps up to 12 is perfect for celebrating early with family and friends or retreating to a romantic hideaway after the big day.


Trinity River Audubon Center


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Trying to find a way to bring the outdoors in? Trinity River Audubon Center is the venue for you. With floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto a vast nature preserve, this venue is a dream come true. No need to make backup plans with this stunning space, because rain or shine, you’ll be able to rest easy knowing that your picture-perfect wedding day is secure.


Chandelier Farms

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Located in the rolling Texas countryside a few minutes east of Dallas, Chandelier Farms is a lovely spot for the bride who wants an outdoor wedding venue. Chandelier Farms promises pastoral views, bright light and a scenic pond. Accompanying the stunning landscape are indoor spaces full of natural light and rustic elegance.


Bethel Rock

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Unfolding against the magnificent backdrop of the North Texas countryside, Bethel Rock is a unique wedding venue with striking views surrounding the property. Immerse yourself in the enchanting and captivating surroundings with 32 acres of natural beauty and a 6 acre pond.


The Cinnamon Barn

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With its breathtaking rustic charm and lush surroundings, The Cinnamon Barn provides the perfect blend of elegance, tranquility, and Southern charm. Every inch of our space has been meticulously designed with love and unwavering attention to detail. The rolling landscapes, tranquil ponds, a gentle fountain, and several ceremony and reception spaces, perfectly embrace the magic of a celebration at The Cinnamon Barn.

See our full list of preferred DFW venues on our Venues directory here. Happy planning!

Other Local Vendors: Trinity River Audubon Center - Boxwood Hospitality, Avalon Legacy Ranch