12 Festive Venues for a Winter Wonderland Wedding
by Maria December 10
Dreaming of a winter wedding? We sure are! There is nothing more magical than a winter wonderland wedding. From blooming white florals to eggnog and holiday cheer, these festive details can warm and brighten up any space. With so many beautiful North Texas wedding venues, choosing the perfect venue for your holiday season soiree is a challenge in itself. We’ve rounded up 12 of our favorite local wedding venues that are easy to transform into a winter wonderland. Let’s deck the halls and find you the wedding venue of your dreams! Happy holidays!
The Nest at Ruth Farms – This stunning white-washed barn is surrounded by peaceful hills and farmland, tucked away in Ponder, Texas. Its rustic barn doors open up to the most picturesque views and the tall windows are the perfect touch for all the beautiful natural light. The Nest’s spacious venue has all the amenities from private bridal and groom suites to a picture spot at our grand staircase and balcony for that Romeo and Juliet moment. This venue is full of gorgeous details and holiday cheer!
Photo // Brittany Clark Photography
Hidden Pines Chapel | Highland Village – Hidden Pines Chapel is the epitome of a Southern wedding. This charming chapel’s beautiful windows bring in all the beautiful light and the touches of stone and wood create a rustic and timeless feel. Accommodating up to 325 guests, the chapel and reception hall will allow your guests to mix, mingle and dance comfortably. The grand staircase is also a stunning place to take post-wedding photos as well as making a grand entrance. On the plus side, located in Highland Village, during the winter season, this area is decked out in holiday cheer from garland, crimson bows and even horse-drawn carriage rides your guests can enjoy after the festivities.
Photo // Tracy Enoch Photography
Aristide | Colleyville – With a new remodel the Aristide at Colleyville is ready to help you put on the most gorgeous winter wedding. The white decor and lush ivy accents are perfect for the bride who wants a clean slate venue. The dream winter wedding opportunities are endless with Aristide at Colleyville! The Tuscan style courtyard with string lights, a soothing water fountain and a spiral staircase complete the venue and are the perfect place to take your first photos as newlyweds.
Photos // Pharris Photos & Philms
The Cliff House – Located in the Bishop Arts District, The Cliff House is a beautifully restored church that has all the quaint charm your holiday soiree needs. This historical church offers a touch of history and timelessness with its grand white exterior and rustic wood carried throughout. Holly berries and greenery pair nicely with the natural rustic elements on the ceiling as well as the crystal chandeliers that give the space a warm and cozy glow.
Photo // Reigh Walker Photo & Films
Magnolia Grace Ranch – Magnolia Grace Ranch is the perfect place to tie the knot this holiday season. Conveniently located at the heart of DFW, this elegant venue is a stunning mix of rustic charm meets starry nights. Wood-paneled doors and giant windows make this barn feel more like home than a venue. Surrounded by towering cedar and oak trees, your dream of a winter woodland wedding can truly come true. The natural wooden seating allows plenty of seating for all your guests too! The temperature-controlled barn will keep you and your guests warm on those chilly Texas nights.
Photo // Hannah Hix Photography
BRIK Special Events – Located just minutes from downtown, BRIK is a gorgeous wedding venue that can turn your winter wedding dreams into a reality. This 1900 industrial building maintains its authentic feel but is filled with modern features. This venue is the most versatile space in the area, with the flexibility to adapt to any style you are looking for – vintage, industrial, elegant or rustic. The dark wood floors contrast with the white walls, giving the industrial space a soft and cozy mood. The building is also two-stories with a quaint courtyard and private back porch area for your guests to mix and mingle.
Photo // Grant Daniels Photography
Hilton Dallas Park Cities – If you’re looking for a venue that is fit for a chic winter wedding, this is it! Hilton Dallas/Park Cities is a hidden gem in Dallas that offers the ideal space for a classic ballroom wedding. Their gorgeous rooftop patio boasts the best views of the city and serves as the perfect place to end your big day. But the fun doesn’t stop there – have the perfect wedding weekend by staying in their beautiful rooms and experiencing the holiday joy in the surrounding city!
Photo // Sami Kathryn Photography
The Establishment Barn – Two words to describe the Establishment Barn: Southern charm! This oh-so-cute wedding venue checks off all the boxes when it comes to having the ultimate rustic winter wedding. From the 17 acres of open field to the rustic barn with modern features and the handcrafted doors, it is clear that every detail has been thought through. Perfect for a winter wedding, The Establishment Barn can be decorated with festive colors all around. You will not have any problems making this wedding venue your own with this blank slate-style barn!
PalmWood Event & Conference – From intimate to extravagant, PalmWood Event & Conference Center is here for you! Located in Fort Worth and with space to celebrate with 300 guests, PalmWood Event & Conference Center is the perfect space for a big winter wedding. Say “I do” on their lovely twelfth-floor outdoor terrace while being surrounded by jaw-dropping views of the city holiday lights. This definitely is the venue for the big-city bride!
Photo // Amy Karp Photography
Gleneagles Country Club – Can you say luxury? Gleneagles Country Club offers the elegance and tradition of a country club combined with Southern charm! The wood aesthetic is perfect for a cozy winter wedding. With beautiful private ceremony and reception areas, picturesque views of the golf course and unmatched service, your big day is sure to be everything you could want and more. Make your dream winter wedding a reality at this oh-so-chic and elegant wedding venue!
The Westin Galleria Dallas – With event spaces accommodating larger weddings anywhere from 300-700 guests, it’s no wonder this classic, the heart-of-Dallas locale is a continual top choice for both hosting and housing wedding weekends! A perfect venue for the bride who wants a large and celebratory holiday wedding. Their on-site award-winning chef is known for whipping up menus to delight every palate, no matter how exotic the request. Did someone say holiday classics? From start to finish, their events staff work to make sure every detail is handled and properly executed to ensure a smooth and enjoyable day for you and your entire wedding group!
Photo // Joseph Mark Photography
Aristide | Mansfield – The Aristide at Mansfield has it all! From a wedding suite with hair and makeup stations and a three-way mirror to a grand outside staircase and six-foot high chandeliers, this venue is perfect for the bride who wants a Tuscan inspired winter wedding. The grand staircase and indoor ballroom are stunning locations to celebrate your big day with all of your guests.
Photo // Ben Q. Photography
See our complete list of our favorite local DFW wedding venues here!
Featured in this Post
The Westin Galleria Dallas
Aristide | Mansfield
Gleneagles Country Club
Aristide | Colleyville
Hilton Dallas Park Cities
Hidden Pines | Highland Village
BRIK Special Events Venue
The Nest at Ruth Farms
The Cliff House
Magnolia Grace Ranch
Other Local Vendors: PalmWood Event & Conference, The Establishment Barn