6 Dallas Wedding Venues For An Event That’s Uniquely You!

Couples looking for an "outside the box" wedding venue in Dallas are in luck—the city's rich history and varied urban landscape mean unique places to celebrate are in ample supply. The following locations offer a broad range of wonderful settings, all conveniently situated in the Metroplex.

The Filter Building on White Rock Lake

Location: 2810 White Rock Road, Dallas TX

Style: Converted 1920s industrial building

Fab Feature: This historic venue is a fantastic spot for vintage receptions, with its exposed brickwork, iron trusses, and multitude of windows.

Event Space Highlights: Waterfront ceremonies on the grassy shore are an elegant way to say “I do,” with the lush, natural landscape surrounding you. Sweeping views of the lake from the terrace are a beautiful complement to your cocktail hour and a stunning backdrop for photographs.

Wedding Package Perks: You’re given a generous eight hours of building use, a selection of table and chair packages, and private security provided by a Dallas police officer.

Catering: Select from list or bring your own.

Price: $ • $$

Lakefront Wedding Ceremony at The Filter Building on White Rock Lake

Cooper Hotel and Conference Center

Location: 12230 Preston Road, Dallas TX

Style: Contemporary hotel

Fab Feature: For a day full of relaxation, indulge in the rejuvenating treatments at Cooper Spa, which offers services such as massages, scrubs, microdermabrasion, manicures, and pedicures, plus packages especially designed for brides and their parties.

Event Space Highlights: The 30-acre grounds of this North Dallas venue are filled with treelined walking paths and include an airy tented outdoor reception site beside the pool and fountains. It’s especially festive strung with market lights at night.

Wedding Package Perks: An array of special touches will give you a personalized and luxurious experience, from the honeymoon bridal suite to the meticulous on-site event coordination. And you’ll enjoy a complimentary three-month pass to the world-famous Cooper Fitness Center.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$

Tented Wedding Reception and Couple Under Great Oak Trees at Cooper Hotel and Conference Center

The Hall of State at Fair Park

Location: 3939 Grand Avenue, Dallas TX

Style: Stately museum

Interesting Tidbit: The Art Deco design of the building, constructed in 1936 as the centerpiece of the Texas Centennial Celebration, showcases rich gold accents and pretty candle chandeliers.

Event Space Highlights: The Great Hall is an incredibly impressive place to get married, with the 12-foot golden state medallion presiding over the room at one end and soaring columns lining both sides of the marble-floored space. With its graceful 1930s detailing, it’s a great choice for a vintage-inspired wedding.

Notable Services: Elegant plated dinners or themed buffet meals (like Spanish Empire Tapas or the Country of France Brunch) will make it easy to create the perfect event.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Banquet Reception in Great Hall at The Hall of State at Fair Park

The Room on Main

Location: 2030 Main Street, 6th Floor, Dallas TX

Style: Sophisticated ballroom

Fab Feature: This stunning downtown ballroom on the sixth floor of the Dallas Arts Center boasts 30-foot coffered ceilings, antique chandeliers, and gorgeously restored hardwood floors.

Event Space Highlights: Luxurious little details create an elegant atmosphere, from Chiavari chairs and flowing champagne-colored drapes, to the matchstick marble and azul granite in the bar. The 15-foot-tall windows wrapping around three sides of the room afford striking views of the cityscape, and a neutral color scheme and multiple room configurations allow you to personalize the space.

Notable Amenities: Private wedding party prep areas include a modern bridal parlor with a bar cart, sofa, and multiple full-length mirrors, as well as a comfortable men’s lounge with a flat-screen television and mini fridge for storing drinks.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$ • $$$

Wedding Ceremony with Festive Aisle at The Room on Main

The Venue at 400 North Ervay

Location: 400 North Ervay Street, Dallas TX

Style: Opulent event space

Fab Feature: This landmark building in downtown Dallas has been beautifully restored, highlighting its distinctive architectural details. One block south of the Arts District, it’s a stylish and distinguished venue conveniently located in the heart of the city.

Event Space Highlights: With spectacular views in all directions, lush greenery, and a reflecting pool, the airy Rooftop Garden is a sleek, sophisticated space for your outdoor ceremony or reception. The Grande Hall is adorned with hand-painted ceiling frescos and marble walls. For a more intimate reception, choose the Courtroom, which features hand-carved wood wainscoting and restored ceilings painted in French designs.

Notable Services: An experienced Events Director will oversee every step of your planning process, and be there on the big day to make sure everything’s flawless and stress-free.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Ornate Ceilings and Light Fixtures at Wedding Reception at The Venue at 400 North Ervay

Arlington Hall at Lee Park

Location: 3333 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Dallas TX

Style: Historic mansion

Interesting Tidbit: Tucked into a lovely urban park, Arlington Hall was built in 1939 and modeled after the Custis-Lee Mansion in Virginia.

Event Space Highlights: Its Colonial style is both dignified and gracious, and the interior is accented with period details. There are several event rooms, each with its own adjacent patio. The more intimate Lee and Dallas Rooms open onto private terraces, while the Grand Hall is connected to an impressive portico. The Allman Pavilion is a stunning spot for an outdoor ceremony, with its towering wrought-iron gazebo flanked by stately brick columns.

Wedding Package Perks: The spaces may be used individually, or you can rent the building in its entirety.

Catering: Provided in-house

Price: $$ • $$$

Draped and Tented Silver Wedding Reception at Arlington Hall at Lee Park

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