January 26, 2023
Are you looking for the perfect Dallas wedding venue to get say “I do”?
I wholeheartedly know how exciting and overwhelming wedding planning can be. There are a lot of decisions to be made and SO many choices. As a Dallas Wedding Photographer, I am on a mission to provide you with the best wedding planning experience by giving you my personal recommendations!
Here is a list of best Dallas wedding venues (updated for 2023) that I highly recommend. Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is lucky to have everything from old warehouses, modern industrial barns to rustic barns to elegant, white barns, gorgeous chapels, lush gardens, to upscale Ballrooms and estates. I’ll be updating this with example images, blog posts, or galleries from each venue.
If one of these don’t catch your attention be sure to check out my Top 40+ Dallas Wedding Venues
Top 10 Best Dallas Wedding Venues
Knotting Hill Place
Address: 2621 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068
The charm of this venue starts from the second you enter the rod iron gate. Knotting Hill Place is a perfect mix of old-world charm and contemporary design. Knotting Hill Place is a premier Dallas wedding venue with a lush lawn with beautiful twinkle lights, stone arches, waterfalls, sculptures and statues. This venue truly is one you must see while wedding planning.
The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
Address: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
It’s no secret that I love the Dallas Arboretum. The Arborteum is perfect for any type of wedding from an intimate or lavish affair. It offers 18 different ceremony and 4 reception locations. The unique gardens, charming buildings, and striking Dallas views makes the Dallas Arboretum one of the top wedding venues in Dallas.
Cinderella Inspired Wedding at the Dallas Arboretum
Surprise Proposal at the Dallas Arboretum
Playful Engagement Session at the Dallas Arboretum
Davis and Grey Farms
Address: 2975 Co Rd 1110, Celeste, TX 75423
Davis & Grey Farms is nestled on a wild prairie outside of Dallas with views of the beautiful open sky and wildflowers. It’s a modern farmhouse style venue that is beautifully bright with an indoor-outdoor feel that offers an outdoor ceremony and an indoor chapel. The black and white modern industrial barn is perfect for any color palette or style you’re dreaming about for your Dallas wedding. It’s the perfect mix of modern, upscale, eloquence and Western charm.
Spring Peach + Light Blue Wedding
Modern Boho Editorial at Davis +Grey Wedding
Fall Wedding at Davis + Grey Farms
Dove Ridge Vineyard
Address: 6000 Tucker Dr, Weatherford, TX 76085
To say I was shocked when I first saw the views from Dove Ridge Vineyard is an understatement. Texas, Dallas especially, gets the reputation for being pretty dang flat. Dove Ridge Vineyard’s have 360 degree views overlooking lush greenery along with a stunning vineyard. The indoor reception hall is also extremely spacious which is wonderful if you have a large guest list. It also allows you to get creative with your table layout.
Winter Wedding at Dove Ridge Vineyard
Fall Wedding at Dove Ridge Vineyard
The French Farmhouse
Address: 1415 Co Rd 215, Collinsville, TX 76233
The French Farmhouse is a beautiful white French inspired farmhouse is stunning inside and out that also now has an indoor chapel. Throughout the venue you will find antique pieces from all over the world adorning the walls. The French Farmhouse offers three different ceremony sites including a stunning Oak tree. This Dallas wedding venue is hands-down a must see venue.
Terracotta Inspired Fall Editorial at the French Farmhouse
Address: 901 Moseley Rd, Cross Roads, TX 76227
I cannot say enough good things about Hillside Estate. The Hillside Estate is a French inspired luxury wedding venue nestled on 16 acres that is nestled among rolling hills with scenic views of the valley and lake. However, it’s not the scenic views that put this venue on my top Dallas wedding venue list. This venue’s indoor spaces are just as breathtaking as it is outside. I had a wedding at Hillside Estate during a torrential downpour in October. The spiral staircase, the suites, lounges, indoor chapel, and hallways allowed me to create beautiful imagery without missing the rolling hills and scenic views. In addition, the venues staff goes out of it’s way to ensure that couples have the best experience possible. I highly recommend Hillside Estate especially if you’re concerned about weather conditions on your wedding day.
Luxury Rainy Wedding at Hillside Estate
Bella Cavalli Events
Address: 1661 West Sherman Drive, Aubrey, TX 76227
Bella Cavalli Events is one of Dallas’ new and unique wedding venues. Bella Cavalli Events is nestled on 130 acres with stunning views, streams, rolling meadows, open pastures, stunning waterfront views, and beautiful groves of trees. This venue offers a unique experience of horse-drawn carriages with magnificent Friesian horses from the movie “Catching Fire”, private airshows, beer burro donkeys, alpacas, a Camel, and so much more. This venue is an animal lovers dream.
Modern Romantic Wedding at Bella Cavalli
The 4 Eleven
Address: 411 S Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
This industrial-chic event space has a gorgeous garden-esque, tree covered outdoor ceremony space, an expansive ballroom and lounge space all under one roof! There are exposed brick walls, skylights, Edison bulb chandeliers and unique furniture. Think speakeasy vibes. Talk about a statement venue to keep your guests talking.
Address: 5410 East Us Hwy 287, Midlothian, TX 76065
Firefly Gardens is a stunning 8-acre property that offers a stunning outdoor ceremony with a modern sleek backdrop. Then the reception hall has a breathtaking wall of windows that adds to its uniqueness that creates a wonderful backdrop during portraits. The other thing I absolutely adore about Firefly Gardens is there are SO many different locations for portraits such as a white bridge over a pond, a twinkle light covered tree with a swing, and open fields with trees. Firefly Gardens is the perfect venue that wants an elegant, clean slate, barn.
Spring Wedding at Firefly Gardens
Stoney Ridge Villa
Address: 451 Stoney Ridge, Azle, TX 76020
Stoney Ridge Villa is one of the most unique wedding venues in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. Stoney Ridge Villa will transport you to Europe the second you drive up the hill and you’re greeted by a Mediterranean Hacienda Spanish style villa mansion. The Villa overlooks downtown Fort Worth and the beautiful lush greenery. Besides it’s stunning views, there are several dreamy spots for portraits and breathtaking European architecture everywhere. Literally, it’s as close as we can get to European vibes in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.
Windy Winter Wedding at Stoney Ridge Villa
Bonus: Best New Dallas Wedding Venue
And, a bonus eleventh venue because quite frankly I’m obsessed. I photographed part of a wedding here before the venue was complete and I cannot wait to come back to photograph a full wedding day here. It’s stylish, modern, sleek, and extraordinary.
Hall of Lights
Address: 4421 Charles St, Carrollton, TX 75010
Elegant Editorial Indian Wedding at Hall of Lights
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