Are you engaged + dreaming of a southern wedding in one of our personal favorite cities – Dallas, TX? If you have started to research wedding venues in Dallas, you have probably noticed that there are A LOT to choose from, so it may be very overwhelming!
As experienced Dallas wedding planners, we are here to make this process easier for you! After planning many weddings in this magnificent city, we have listed below some of the most stunning venues in and right outside of Dallas to help you with this decision, and plan the day you have always dreamt about!
The French Farmhouse Venue and Inn is a brand new elegant estate that just opened in May 2020. This gorgeous wedding venue is located on 56 acres that features beautiful oak trees, a covered bridge, and a 3-acre lake in the Mountain Springs Community on the edge of Lake Ray Roberts! The owners have a love of design, antiques and everything French, so they have designed and built this venue accordingly! This one of a kind French inspired venue gives you a variety of indoor and outdoor options with architectural rental pieces, vintage cars and so much more to make your wedding as special as you are!
Find out more about The French Farmhouse for your wedding day.
Hickory Street Annex is a collection of historic buildings that includes creative work spaces and the amazing events venue that you see above! The space has an industrial chic vibe with exposed brick, steel trusses, concrete floors, and a warm wood ceiling. They only book one event each day so you will have plenty of time to enjoy your wedding without feeling rushed, which is SO important for every couple on their wedding day!
We loved the wedding we did there below, and cannot wait to work there a lot more in the future!
See Stephanie + Matthew’s Romantic Hickory Street Annex Wedding planned by Simply Elegant Group
Firefly Gardens is an enchanting and secluded 8-acre property, conveniently located thirty minutes south of DFW. The white barn pops against the surrounding greenery, and is the perfect venue for those who have their own vision and want a blank canvas to make their dreams come true! Romance is an understatement at Firefly Gardens, and is a magnificent place to say “I Do”!
Find out more about Firefly Gardens.
Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, The Carlisle Room is perfect for the couple who wants those skyline photos + is close to the nightlife! This venue is housed in a renovated Lone Star Gas building that was built in 1931, and has an art deco charm, mixed with modern luxury. The main ballroom has marble walls, and 17-foot ceilings that will have your guests in absolute awe of the architecture!
This venue can accommodate up to 200 people, so it is perfect for most weddings!
The Nasher Sculpture Center is another great downtown Dallas wedding venue that has SO much to offer couples! Though it’s located in the heart of the Dallas Arts District, this venue is all about the green space. It’s home to one of the most beautiful urban gardens that you can see in the photos of a wedding we did there below! It’s the perfect place for a unique + stylish celebration.
See more incredible photos from Jena + Sameer’s Stunning Nasher Sculpture Center Wedding
The Dallas Arboretum is the gold standard for beautiful outdoor Dallas wedding venues! This gorgeous location offers several options for ceremony and reception, and each option is full of unique character and charm. The Dallas Arboretum is also perfect for those wanting a semi blank slate, so they can make their space their own, while having a lot of existing beautiful structures to play off of.
Our favorite locations? Obviously, the gardens here are stunning, and you can also take advantage of the seasonal exhibit art that could be on display during your wedding!
Learn even more about the stunning Dallas Arboretum Wedding Venue!
If you’re looking for a venue that’s refreshingly different than traditional ballrooms or rustic barns, we recommend The Schoolhouse!
Originally a school (hence the name), the building was beautifully restored in 2019 with clean white walls, unique vintage details, extraordinary architectural features, and plenty of natural lighting.
Outside the venue, they have an amazing green space where you can set up your ceremony or have a cocktail hour! It truly is a beautiful spot for an incredible wedding!
If you are dreaming of a French Inspired Estate, you need to see The Olana! This opulent venue has pure French architecture, and is unlike any other wedding venue in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
The estate features lush landscaping, a tea room modeled after New York’s Tavern on the Green, an indoor and outdoor pool, a tennis court, a bowling alley, a basketball court, expansive private suites and more! The marble floors and gold plated elevator enhance the grandeur even more at this Dallas wedding venue. Guests will feel like they hopped on a plane to France, and who wouldn’t love that?!
This venue is absolutely breathtaking! The Chapel, the event space, and the grounds are all impeccable, and they all create the perfect backdrop for each important part of a wedding day.
The Emerson was recently renovated and you can tell they put detail into each and every update they made! It’s the perfect place to celebrate with those you love most!
Get more information on The Emerson.
Just 25 minutes north of McKinney, The Grand Ivory is perfect for the couple who wants something clean and modern! This 18-acre venue features multiple buildings to chose from, so you can customize your wedding exactly how you want it!
First, there is The Grand Ivory Chapel, which has over 3,000 square feet of white space and overlooks the property’s large pond. The chapel is finished in a rustic modern style with ivory wood walls, ceilings, white oiled floors, and french chandeliers.
The barn is their signature space, that is perfectly modern and southern, with huge windows and a large porch, great for cocktail hour. Every single seat has incredible views, so how could you not just fall in love with this gorgeous Dallas wedding venue?!
Planning your Dallas wedding? We would be so honored to help you plan your dream day in our amazing city. We promise—you’ll be surprised how affordable it can be to hire a wedding planner or coordinator!
Learn more about The Simply Elegant Group’s Dallas Wedding Planners + Wedding Planning Packages! Or head straight to contact us. xo