11 of the Best East Texas Wedding Venues

Although it's known as the "Piney Woods Wonderland" thanks to its many forested areas, East Texas is worth visiting for more than its abundance of trees. If you host a weekend wedding at one of the venues featured below, why not add some extra fun to the festivities by exploring a few of the attractions East Texas has to offer.

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Elmwood Gardens by Provence

Palestine, TX

Fab Features: enchanting, 32-acre wedding venue • numerous picturesque outdoor ceremony sites • farm-to-table dining experience

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


Margot Hill

Malakoff, TX

Fab Features: gorgeous 40-acre getaway with lush lawns, a sparkling pond, and sprawling modern event hall • exchange vows waterfront or in the chapel • flexible options allow you to make your day unique to you, specializing in everything from elopements to all-inclusive packages

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


Carriage Place Event Venue

Marshall, Texas

Fab Features: garden-style wedding venue in Marshall • beautiful ceremony space with covered pavilion and lovely water feature with pastoral views • spacious reception space to celebrate the evening

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


The Venue at Orchard Farms

Troup, TX

Fab Features: family-run peach farm • multiple ceremony options ranging from an open-air chapel to rolling meadows • the southern-chic barn can host up to 200 guests

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


Bella Sera Ranch

Palestine, Texas

Fab Features: five-acre setting of rolling meadows dotted with oak trees • exchange vows in the 1800s-style chapel with cathedral ceiling, expansive windows, tons of natural light, and outdoor views • host your reception in the Open Air Pavilion and dance beneath a sparkling chandelier

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


The Barn at Silver Spur Resort

Canton, TX

Fab Features: a 35-acre eco-friendly resort with numerous amenities and activities, including an escape room! • rustic barn with walls of wood paneling and corrugated tin, lit with bistro lights • outdoor ceremony site among mature Elm and Pecan trees with direct views of a sparkling lake

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $


The Brown Estate

Orange, Texas

Fab Features: historic-style mansion with an airy solarium and picturesque manicured grounds • exchange vows in an enchanting garden, inside an ambient sunroom, or in front of the mansion • flexible options allow you to bring your unique vision to life

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


El Cerrito Lodge

Diana, Texas

Fab Features: sophisticated, modern lodge • wide-open fields, wildflower meadows, and several patios offer a variety of outdoor venues for a ceremony, cocktails, or tented reception • cozy gatherings in the cantina with an outdoor fireplace

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


6S Ranch

West Lindale, Texas

Fab Features: multiple ceremony sites on a 110-acre ranch • exquisite open-air pavilion with breathtaking hilltop views • panoramic views of the East Texas woodlands

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


Union Springs Wedding and Event Venue

Garrison, Texas

Fab Features: rustic, western horse barn with white-pine covered walls • sits on 33 gorgeous acres of picturesque shade trees • charming patio for a beautiful outdoor ceremony

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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