Nature Shines at these 7 Outdoor Wedding Venues near Houston, TX

With picturesque countryside spreading out from the city in every direction, Houston is an ideal spot for an outdoor wedding. If nature is an essential element of your wedding vision, start your search by exploring these terrific Houston venues. From rustic and quaint to Shabby Chic and Old World Spanish, each one has its own distinct personality.

The Prairie by Rachel Ashwell

Location: 5808 Wagner Road, Round Top TX

Style: Shabby Chic

Interesting Tidbit: Each aspect of the property has been designed by Rachel Ashwell, who founded the “Shabby Chic” movement. Her signature stylish, homey touches can be found throughout the buildings and grounds.

Event Space Highlights: Celebrations are held in the quaint, white-sided Pearl Barn, which has an interior of reclaimed wood, corrugated tin, and vintage wallpaper. The ceilings are hung with chandeliers and fans, and large doors on either end open onto adjoining outdoor areas.

Notable Amenities: Several darling guest cabins are available to rent as bridal party prep areas, or for a romantic wedding-night stay.

Catering: Bring your own.

Rustic Barn with Lighting at The Prairie by Rachel Ashwell

THE SPRINGS in The Woodlands

Location: 33301 Old Hempstead Road, Magnolia TX

Style: Modern ranch

Fab Feature: Lush grounds and contemporary barn-style halls provide the perfect mix of indoor and outdoor event options.

Event Space Highlights: Northall, which is accessed by a hand-cut stone bridge, boasts limestone walls, open-beam trusses, tall windows, a large dance floor, and a grand staircase. Southall, their newest addition, is clad in ivory stone and hardwood outside, while the spacious interior has a ceiling with exposed rafters and a lovely, adjacent pavilion for your ceremony.

Wedding Package Perks: You’re given a generous 15 hours of rental time, and a comfy place to primp.

Catering: Select from list or bring your own.

Outdoor Pergola Ceremony at THE SPRINGS in The Woodlands

Moffitt Oaks

Location: 20125 Cedar Lane, Tomball TX

Style: Classic Texas charm

Fab Feature: Casual outdoor ceremonies can be held at the Cantina, followed by dinner and dancing at the Barn, where beautiful old wood doors open to great sunset views and a portico for stargazing.

Event Space Highlights: Say “I do” beside a colonnade at the lake, or beneath a wrought-iron arbor set in a wide open field. Then segue to the Ballroom, which boasts Swarovski crystal chandeliers, a limestone fireplace…and a saloon bar. The Manor’s stone turret and spiral staircase offer great fairytale backdrops for photos, but you’ll love the interior for rehearsal dinners.

Wedding Package Perks: Custom, all-inclusive wedding packages include 5-star vendors for catering, bartending, DJ & emcee services, event planning, graphic design, valet parking, flowers, videography, and transportation…they can even help plan your honeymoon!

Catering: Provided in-house or bring your own.

Outdoor Waterfront Ceremony at Moffitt Oaks

Pine Lake Ranch

Location: 1903 South Pine Lake Road, Montgomery TX

Style: Rustic and outdoorsy

Fab Feature: There are several pretty spots for outdoor celebrations, like an open-air corral with bistro lighting, a lakeside area, and a shady clearing beneath a centuries-old oak tree.

Event Space Highlights: The newly renovated barn makes even large receptions feel intimate, with corrugated siding, vintage-inspired barn doors, and an open-raftered ceiling hung with wagon wheel chandeliers.

Wedding Package Perks: You’re given exclusive use of the entire property, plus a full 16 hours of rental time and lots of extras—including the chance to fish in the catch-and-release pond!

Catering: Provided in-house, select from list, or bring your own.

Oak Canopy Ceremony at Pine Lake Ranch

Hodge Podge Lodge

Location: 300 Prairie Street, Montgomery TX

Style: Quaint and cozy

Interesting Tidbit: This country getaway is a bed and breakfast venue nestled among Southern pecan trees and moss-covered oaks.

Event Space Highlights: Adorable details are displayed throughout the site, from the open-air patio filled with twinkle lights, lanterns, and birdcages, to the picture-perfect antique carriage, bridal studio, and New Orleans-style courtyard.

Wedding Package Perks: With the Weekender Package, up to six adults may stay in the main portion of the house from Friday to Sunday. Enjoy the renovated rooms with their vintage charm, and awake to a freshly cooked breakfast in the tearoom each morning.

Catering: Select from list.

Outdoor Reception with Lanterns at Hodge Podge Lodge

Madera Estates Weddings and Events

Location: 3201 North Frazier Street, Conroe TX

Style: Old World Spanish

Fab Feature: Gorgeous architectural details, like the antique wooden door to the reception hall, ornate crystal chandeliers, and cast-iron gazebo in the garden, create a sense of timeless elegance.

Event Space Highlights: A massive, mission-style outdoor stone fireplace on a raised platform creates a dramatic and romantic ceremony space.

Wedding Package Perks: Your personal wedding coordinator will guide you through this all-inclusive experience and help organize every detail, from music and lighting to linens and cake.

Catering: Provided in-house.

Bride and Groom Dancing in Villa Courtyard at Madera Estates

Tuscan Courtyard

Location: 7001 Highway 3, Texas City TX

Style: Rural Italian

Fab Feature: They’ve brought the spirit of Tuscany to a small Texas town, with 10 wooded acres replete with waterfalls, elegant landscaping, and rustic architectural elements.

Event Space Highlights: The Courtyard is a picturesque outdoor ceremony site, thanks to a wooden pergola and views of the pond. The Patio, with its stone fireplace and wooden beams, can accommodate an intimate gathering. For a grand reception, the Ballroom boasts a crystal chandelier, hardwood dance floor, large windows, and a balcony.

Wedding Package Perks: All-inclusive packages cover all the essentials, (award-winning catering services, professional waitstaff, DJ entertainment, event coordination, etc.), plus thoughtful amenities like a Bridal Suite equipped with vanity stations and a salon chair, and Groom’s Quarters with a private patio, foosball table, and an Xbox.

Catering: Provided in-house.

Bride's Entrance to Forest View Ceremony at Tuscan Courtyard

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