DFW Wedding Venues with Scenic Outdoor Spaces
by Brides of North Texas July 30
Fairytales have a way of transporting you to a wondrous place where love is everywhere. When you look at Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, or Alice in Wonderland, nature is a constant. There’s something about getting lost in the flowers and the trees that’s alluring and whimsical. Weddings are supposed to feel like a fairytale, and these North Texas wedding venues are made complete with scenic outdoor spaces that will truly make your personal outdoorsy-dream come to life.
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden – If you’re a bride who likes options, this place has them. There are 18 ceremony spaces to choose from depending on whether you’re having a day or evening ceremony/reception. From elegant gazebos and budding flowers to meadows with a water view, the Dallas Arboretum’s private garden areas and scenic outdoor spaces will leave you speechless.
Photo // AR Photography
Avalon Legacy Ranch – This venue is an award-winning wedding and retreat venue located five minutes from downtown McKinney. Surrounded by 25 acres of woods and skirted by a lake on one end and a rustic industrial bridge on the other, Avalon Legacy Ranch is a perfect getaway just minutes from McKinney.
Photo // Feao Tuha Photos
Chapel at Ana Villa – Accommodating 275 guests, this Spanish-style chapel creates the perfect backdrop for your wedding. Designed with a beautiful staircase, wall of windows, and gorgeous chandeliers, your guests will fall in love with the unique ambiance of the chapel. For your reception, choose between two uniquely designed spaces. Plus, don’t miss the stunning outdoor photo opportunities on their beautiful grounds!
Photo // Brittany Clark Photography
Wildwood Inn – This European-inspired venue and all it’s French elements sets the scene for a lovely wedding you and your guests will always cherish. Walk down an aisle of rustic flagstone tile, and say “I do” underneath a beautifully unique pergola and dazzling patio lights. All the while, you’ll be surrounded by the lush greenery of the venue’s gardens, which serve as an effortless backdrop.
Photo // Wilderlove Co.
Aristide | Mansfield – Want to feel like you’ve hopped on a plane and landed in Tuscany? Well, this venue tends to have that effect. From the 18th-century stone to the hand-crafted decor, this venue is as charming as can be. Bountiful vines hug the estate, and plush trees and bushes are present with every turn of the head. There’s not much more you’d need to do to make this space extravagant.
The Yacht Club at Chandler’s Landing – This venue offers a setting unlike any other in the Rockwall-Heath area. The panoramic view of Lake Ray Hubbard provides a scenic backdrop that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Their Venue Coordinator along with the entire professional and friendly staff will work hard to ensure that your special day is specifically designed to what you have in mind.
Photo // courtesy of The Yacht Club at Chandler’s Landing
Artspace111 – When it comes to ceremony backdrops, it’s hard to beat a grand tree covered in lights. Artspace111 provides brides and grooms with a place to have the most fantastical, dreamy wedding they can imagine. Featured throughout the space are abstract sculptures, party lights, an outdoor cocktail hour section, towering trees and brilliant landscaping. Any intimate wedding will thrive here.
Photo // Madeline Shea Photography
Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake – Create your perfect wedding at Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake. With a gorgeous outdoor ceremony space, a grand ballroom that holds up to 300 guests, ideal spots for cocktail hour & after parties, an on-site catering kitchen & an open vendor and catering policy, your options are limitless. Don’t miss their stunning Aria Outdoor Amphitheater!
Photo // Ash Gongora Photo
Hotel Crescent Court – Another elegant garden-style wedding space is the private courtyard of Hotel Crescent Court. With lavish greenery and flowers always in bloom, all it needs is some chairs to be transformed into a prime ceremony spot! Should there be any weather interference, this venue also has the perfect backup – a garden room adjacent to the courtyard with walls and doors made of glass. Whatever happens, you are ensured a spectacular garden wedding!
Aristide | Flower Mound – Aristide | Flower Mound is an intimate, breathtaking location just minutes from DFW airport that stills feels private and secluded. Its versatile on-site chapel sets the stage for what is sure to be a memorable event, as you exchange vows with your beloved in front of your nearest and dearest.
Photo // HG Photo and Film
The Laurel – With over 10,000 square feet of land, The Laurel has greenery for days and no shortage of scenic outdoors space here! After the I do’s, the venue’s lawn is a great place to continue the outdoor celebration with a flagstone patio and cozy fireplace. It’ll be a relaxing getaway everyone will enjoy!
Photography // Meggie Taylor Photography
The Madelyn Venue & Guesthouse – This venue is settled on a farm located in Collinsville, TX. The large piece of land is secluded and will make you feel like you’re in your own world for a moment. After tying the knot, you and your guests can enjoy the Texas sunset the paints the sky.
The Gardenia Venue – Sitting on 40 acres of land in Valley View, Texas, The Gardenia Venue is the perfect place to tie the knot, especially if you’re looking for gorgeous and scenic outdoor spaces. If you love the country feel but still want to be close to the metroplex, this is the place for you. It has a variety of locations on the land to choose from for your perfect ceremony.
Photography // Brandi Alyse Photography
Hidden Pines | Hurst – Accommodating up to 165 guests, the Hidden Pines | Hurst Chapel and Reception Hall blends rustic elegance and Hill Country style charm for a perfect wedding day. Walk through its scenic courtyard and enter the stunning Chapel. Featuring stunning chandeliers and crystal Chiavari chairs for your guests, it’s a beautiful place to say “I Do.” The Reception Hall features walls of windows and a large space to celebrate your wedding day!
Photo // Kalyn Shae Photography
Aristide | Colleyville – Nestled in a Tuscan-inspired village, Aristide | Colleyville boasts indoor and outdoor settings designed with weddings in mind. From the elegant on-site chapel to the charming courtyard and magnificent Grand Ballroom, you needn’t look any further than Aristide | Colleyville for your once-in-a-lifetime event
Photography // Kylie McCarthy Photography
Gleneagles Country Club – Gleneagles is a premier wedding venue located in the prestigious community of West Plano. Their experienced wedding planners and tenured staff go to great lengths to accommodate your every desire and provide you with the best service and vendors, to make your unique dream a reality. Gleneagles Country Club offers the elegance and tradition of a country club accompanied by a serene view of the picturesque golf course and fountains.
Photo // courtesy of Gleneagles Country Club
Lost Oak Winery – Talk about scenic! Lost Oak Winery is a stunning vineyard tucked away in Burleson, Texas. The Lost Oak Event Center boasts a large open event space with high ceilings and stained concrete floors, large bay windows overlooking vineyard and pond views, a cocktail room, dressing suites, and comfortably accommodates up to 200 guests with dance floor. Wine lovers shouldn’t miss this one!
Photo // Covenant Pictures
Union House TX – Union House TX is an iconic modern minimalist venue located on 14 acres in Cleburne, TX just 1 hour from Downtown Dallas and 35 minutes from Downtown Fort Worth. From the moment you turn onto the property and drive down the winding road, you will be surrounded by a little slice of heaven and feel immediately at peace amongst the cedars and live oaks. Nestled on the back of the land, the stunning venue overlooks a serene pond. The black and white structure is complimented by natural wood accents, creating the perfect combination of modern flair + Texas charm.
Photo // Brooke Cole Photo
The Statler – This hotel venue’s retro-forward style symbolizes an homage to past glory while boldly directing the future of Dallas urban life. The Statler boasts approachable luxury—the spirited lifestyle guests crave—that inspires confidence and balances tradition with innovation. You don’t want to miss its gorgeous rooftop views!
Photo // courtesy of The Statler
Texas Rangers Golf Club – With sprawling views and a modern interior, Texas Rangers Golf Club makes for a fabulous place for your special day! This one-stop-shop venue on a gorgeous golf course provides ceremony locations, reception space, catering, bar services, linens, and staffing, perfect for those looking to simplify the wedding planning process.
Photo // courtesy of Texas Rangers Golf Club
Wanting a wedding with less of an outdoor vibe? See our full venue list here!