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Have a Wedding on the Water with these 8 North Texas Waterfront Venues

by Sara Haugland

Having a faux destination wedding and being on the water is easier than you may think! These eight 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. With a mansion, country club, hotel, farmhouse, and even a garden, the possibilities are endless in North Texas! Scroll through these Texas waterfront venues to find the perfect local for your celebration!

Glass Cactus waterfront wedding venue

Glass Cactus – With breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Grapevine, world-class amenities, and exceptional service, the Glass Cactus at Gaylord Texan offers a destination wedding in the heart of DFW! This one-of-a-kind venue gives off the perfect combination of intimacy and elegance to set the ambiance for your perfect day. Have your ceremony on their grand outdoor deck, with the sunset over the lake as the most spectacular backdrop. Dance the night away under the stars, accompanied by one of their live bands and enjoy exquisite cuisine by their in-house executive chef. It’s no wonder the Glass Cactus is a full waterfront event experience!

Tribute Golf Links waterfront wedding venue

The Tribute Golf Club –The Tribute Golf Club offers a traditional and cozy venue that gives the perfect blend of classic and luxury for the most extraordinary waterfront wedding! With stunning views of the golf course and Lake Lewis from every turn, the Tribute is a charming location for a spectacular wedding. For the perfect al fresco ceremony with the best view in the city, their Highland Terrace is unmatched. You’re sure to have the most unforgettable wedding!

Photo: Sherry Sutton Photography

The Milestone Denton waterfront wedding venue

The Milestone Denton –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!

Photo: Charla Storey

The Sound waterfront wedding venue

The Sound at Cypress Water – Overlooking scenic North Lake, The Sound is the place to enjoy the outdoors and throw an out-of-the-box wedding! From casual to classic, intimate to grand – whatever your style, their Event Lawn offers the best space for a waterfront wedding. Complete with plenty of space for your guests, strings of lights lining the lawn and jaw-dropping views of the lake, it’s not hard to fall in love. This is definitely the venue for the adventurous couple!

Photo: @moss.and.metal

Westin Stonebriar waterfront wedding venue

The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club – A hotel, country club and waterfront wedding venue all in one! The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club combines country club vibes with the service and hospitality of a hotel to give the ultimate resort-style wedding venue. Choose between their three-tiered garden terrace or their picturesque garden for the perfect outdoor wedding, both with matchless views of the golf course and lake. Score a hole-in-one with this venue!

Photo: Madison Kaitlin Photography

The French Farmhouse waterfront wedding venue

The French Farmhouse – 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!

Pinstripes Fort Worth waterfront wedding venue

Pinstripes – Waterfront venues are already unique, but Pinstripes offers so much more! Have your wedding ceremony in their beautiful ballroom overlooking the gorgeous lake right outside. For the reception, guests can enjoy the luxurious bowling lanes and bocce courts, or party outdoors by their cozy fire pits. You are sure to have a once-in-a-lifetime wedding at this unique venue!

Photo: Erin Johnson Photography

Dallas arboretum Texas waterfront venue

Dallas Arboretum – Isn’t 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!

Photo: AR Photography

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

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Other Local Vendors: The Westin Stonebriar Hotel & Golf Club, Pinstripes, The Sound at Cypress Water, Glass Cactus at Gaylord Texan