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Top Dallas Outdoor Wedding Venues

Recently engaged and excited to start wedding planning? Congratulations! For most couples, booking a wedding venue and securing the perfect date is the first item on a wedding planning list. There are so many beautiful Dallas outdoor wedding venues! It’s easy to get stressed and not know where to start. The first step is finding out what style of venue fits your vision for your wedding day. Here are 5 main types of wedding venues in Dallas:

  • Outdoor wedding venues
  • Industrial wedding venues
  • Mansion wedding venues
  • Rustic wedding venues
  • Hotel wedding venues


This blog post is for couples searching for the top outdoor wedding venues in Dallas. I hope you find this blog helpful in your wedding planning journey!


The Top Dallas Outdoor Wedding Venues


The Grand Ivory

The Grand Ivory Dallas outdoor wedding venue

The Grand Ivory in Leonard, TX

The Grand Ivory is on an 18 acre private property. First, this venue offers a scenic countryside backdrop with all the modern comforts. Second, it’s a true “southern yet modern” venue and can be customized for the event of your dreams. With many outdoor ceremony spaces, this is truly one of the top outdoor wedding venues in Dallas, TX.


The Rosemary Barn

The Rosemary Barn in Dallas, TX

The RoseMary Barn is an 8300 square foot all white event and wedding venue. It is located 5 miles from the Historic Downtown McKinney and nearby hotels. This wedding venue has a lovely outdoor ceremony space perfect for any couple dreaming of an outdoor wedding ceremony.

Avalon Legacy Ranch

Avalon Legacy Ranch in Dallas, TX

Avalon Legacy Ranch wedding venue

Avalon Legacy Ranch is a mixture of elegant, rustic, intimate and romantic settings. This wedding venue is pretty inside and out! It features an outdoor chapel that is perfect at any time of day. The grounds include corrals, fire pits, lakes, bridges, and outdoor pergolas with areas for games. Your guests will never be bored!

Whispering Oaks Wedding Venue

Whispering Oaks Wedding Venue in Dallas, TX

Whispering Oaks Wedding Venue is an outdoor event venue with rustic flare. The 5,000 square foot shabby chic, cedar barn was designed with detail and style in mind. This venue includes a grass outdoor ceremony area and tall trees as the backdrop. Also, there is a wooden bridge, lighted outdoor stone patio with fire pit, and concrete paths.

Chandler’s Gardens

Chandler's Gardens wedding venue Dallas, Tx

Chandler's Gardens ceremony space

Chandler’s Gardens is located in the North Texas countryside, just minutes north of Dallas. This wedding venue spans over 250 acres. It is the ideal destination for elegant timeless weddings to casual rustic gatherings. The most unique part of this venue is the fact that it has seven ceremony spaces to choose from, including an epic rose garden!

Hidden Waters Wedding and Events Venue

Hidden Waters wedding venue

Hidden Waters wedding and event venue

This Tuscan style wedding venue in Dallas has 50 foot trees and incredible lighting. Hidden Waters offers outdoor ceremony sites with an indoor transition option should Texas weather be an issue. The property also has two natural spring-fed ponds with a water feature that makes a perfect photo op!

Stone Crest Venue

Stone Crest Venue in Dallas, TX

Outdoor wedding venue in Dallas

Stone Crest Venue is a rustic, modern industrial venue perched on a high area and overlooks miles of countryside. This 20 acre venue has a Texas Hill Country vibe, but is located in the Dallas area. This venue has a lovely outdoor ceremony space as well with outdoor areas for the perfect wedding day portraits. Stone Crest is a Dallas wedding venue that would be an absolute dream for any couple.

Morgan Creek Barn

Dallas outdoor wedding venues

Morgan Creek Barn wedding venue

Morgan Creek Barn is surrounded by large oak trees, a creek and open pasture. It is a stunning whitewashed rustic yet modern barn placed on 52 acres in the countryside. This outdoor wedding venue in Dallas provides the perfect backdrop for your special day. This venue has an outdoor covered ceremony space as well as cocktail area, perfect for any weather.

The Dallas Arboretum

Dallas Arboretum outdoor wedding venue in Dallas

Whether you dream of a small ceremony or a large affair, The Dallas Arboretum’s gardens hold historic charm with scenic views. With plenty of outdoor and indoor options, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens’ is the most diverse wedding venue in Dallas. This venue offers 18 ceremony locations and 4 reception locations, so you can build the garden wedding you’ve always dreamed of.

The Springs in Denton – The Lodge

Dallas outdoor wedding venues

The Lodge wedding venue Denton

Inspired by the rustic, elegant lodges of the Rocky Mountains, The Springs in Denton – The Lodge is truly perfect. The covered outdoor ceremony area has gorgeous lighting and a backdrop of large trees. The two story grand hall has a large rock fireplace, romantic lighting, and an open-raftered ceiling. It’s the perfect venue for an adventurous couple who wants the outdoor Colorado feel without the travel.


There you have it! These are the top picks for outdoor wedding venues in Dallas, TX.

The Grand Ivory

The RoseMary Barn

Avalon Legacy Ranch

Whispering Oaks Wedding Venue

Chandler’s Gardens

Hidden Waters Wedding and Event Venue

Stone Crest Venue

Morgan Creek Barn

The Springs in Denton – The Lodge


I hope you found this list helpful and if you are looking for a Dallas wedding photographer for your wedding day, I would love to chat with you via the contact form at the bottom of this post.

Looking forward to hearing from you and happy planning!

Opal & Onyx Photography is a Dallas Wedding Photographer specializing in weddings, elopements, destination weddings and engagement and bridal photography for kindhearted, modern couples who value love, connection and intimacy. If you would like to see more of my work, you can view my Dallas engagement sessions and Dallas weddings on my website.


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