Texas' 24 Best Hidden Gem Wedding Venues

On the hunt for a not-your-average wedding venue in Texas? The lone-star state is known for its large destination-worthy cities, rolling Hill Country, and variety of ranches and barns. And tucked away in this charming state are some rare gems in places you wouldn't expect to find them! Feast your eyes on these surprising and unexpected locations that are often hiding in plain sight!



AUSTIN



Liesel Farm

Round Top, TX

Fab Features: magnificent estate that evokes the elegance and peaceful beauty of a French countryside idyll • celebrate in a modern, hearth-inspired country farmhouse, a charming Aix-en-Provence-inspired maison, or beneath the wide Texas skies on a scenic hillside • in-house wedding planners can help with every step, from accommodations to hairstyling to flowers to fireworks

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

Columbus, TX

Fab Features: classic Texas dancehall set on 175 wooded acres • the Hall is designed with reclaimed vintage wood, and large picture windows • dance the night away under century-old oaks draped with twinkle lights

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

New Ulm, Texas

Fab Features: Davy Crockett meets Ritz-Carlton atmosphere • flexible event space can accommodate intimate weddings to large galas • cozy accommodations for up to 20 guests

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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J. E. Pauls Estate

Paige, TX

Fab Features: beautiful 19th-century country estate, surrounded by verdant lawns and ancient trees • wedding parties prep in the historic mansion, which boasts original woodwork throughout • intimate al fresco receptions beneath an airy tent or a twinkle-lit pergola

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $
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The Oaks at High Hill

Schulenburg, Texas

Fab Features: stunning 20-acre property surrounded by rolling countryside and tucked along a spring-fed creek • wide-open spaces offer a perfect al fresco backdrop for oak-shaded ceremonies and sunset cocktail hours • indoors, the airy modern barn boasts breathtaking chandeliers, and beautifully appointed dressing suites create a luxurious vibe

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Red Ridge Receptions

Smithville, TX

Fab Features: scenic hillside ceremony spot under a shady arbor of trees • romantic bistro-lit patio for cocktail hour with sweeping views of the Colorado River Valley • spectacular indoor Grande Room with vaulted ceilings, a stone fireplace, and large picture windows to bring the outdoors in

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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EL PASO



The Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park

El Paso, TX

Fab Features: luxurious 1930s-era boutique hotel in downtown El Paso that's an artful blend of historic charm and contemporary style • exchange vows on the jazzy 17th-floor rooftop, then follow with a reception in the glamourous, light-flooded Trost Ballroom • exceptional service is paired with fabulous customized menus, and overnight guests are treated to plush accommodations

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
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CENTRAL TEXAS/WACO



Red Bird Fields

Buckholts, TX

Fab Features: charming family-owned venue nestled in the oak trees of western Milam County • featuring a classically rustic wood barn surrounded by a shimmering pond, rolling fields, and peaceful seclusion • affordable packages and flexible options allow you to create the wedding you've been dreaming of

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $
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Tucker Hall

Waco, TX

Fab Features: rustic-chic event hall • the interior is designed with artistically stained concrete floors, beautiful wood,granite & stone accents • al fresco celebrations on the outdoor patio illuminated by a large rock fireplace and festive café lights

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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EAST TEXAS



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: $
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FORT WORTH



Hidden Pines Chapel | Highland Village

Highland Village, TX

Fab Features: chapel with country-chic atmosphere featuring beautiful hardwood floor, crystal chandeliers, and classic white draping • wed in front of the white, stone fireplace, which is made even lovelier with candles glowing from the mantel and hearth • the bridal suite comes equipped with a long granite-topped beauty bar and romantic décor—it’s a great place to pamper and prepare

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Beaumont Ranch

Grandview, Texas

Fab Features: warm and romantic Western-themed ranch • 800 acres of rolling hills with a lakeside gazebo, chapel, and two massive barns • plenty of accommodations on-site in rustic cabins, ranch houses, and guest suites

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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HILL COUNTRY



Sendera Springs

Kerrville, TX

Fab Features: picture-perfect, private venue with top-of-the-line amenities and a detail-oriented staff • exchange vows on an airy flagstone patio outfitted with rustic-chic bench seating overlooking a tranquil lake • a reception hall with “Texas elegant” vibes and a floor-to-ceiling rock fireplace

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



15 Acres

Hockley, TX

Fab Features: gorgeous event center nested on 15 lovely acres set aside for the preservation of local songbirds • ceremonies on a spacious terrace overlooking a pond and indoor receptions in a light-filled modern banquet hall • DIY and all-inclusive package options include event coordination, plush dressing suites, and more!

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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NORTH TEXAS



The Hidden Jewel

Blue Ridge, TX

Fab Features: rustic-chic venue just North East of DFW • exchange vows under the sprawling oaks with sunset views • reception area features a large crystal chandelier that stunningly adorns an alluring and inviting fireplace

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Magnolia Grace Ranch

Leonard, TX

Fab Features: pretty, secluded venue surrounded by cedar and oak trees, wildflowers, fresh springs, and a sparkling pond • barn-inspired reception hall outfitted with a kitchen, wedding suites, and a spacious terrace • packages offer fun extras like beer garden tables, outdoor furniture, and lawn games

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Lone Star Lodge and Marina

Pilot Point, TX

Fab Features: charming lodge set within the pristine forests of Jordan State Park • exchange vows on a ridge overlooking Lake Ray Roberts • enjoy hiking, horseback riding, wine tasting—you can even rent pontoons right at the lodge's private dock

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Springs in Valley View

Valley View, TX

Fab Features: estate-style mansion and chapel just North of Denton • exchange vows in the chapel or the well-appointed courtyard • multiple on-site lodging accommodations for you and your guests

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Whispering Waters Ranch

Leonard, TX

Fab Features: sweet family-run venue set on 83 beautiful acres • dreamy ceremony area nestled beneath 50-year-old pecan trees and outfitted with custom wooden benches • bright, airy barn offers an industrial-chic blank canvas with an attached covered patio and ample lawns

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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GULF COAST/GALVESTON/CORPUS CHRISTI



Willowynn Barn

Santa Fe, Texas

Fab Features: gorgeous farmhouse wedding and event venue on 18 sprawling acres • crisp white barn has a covered veranda for an al fresco cocktail hour • shot donkey included to entertain your guests!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Ranch at San Patricio

Mathis, TX

Fab Features: located in San Patricio, the historic-rich town and battle ground of the Texas Revolution in the 1800s • exchange vows on 88 lush acres adorned with Spanish Moss • all-inclusive options make planning a breeze

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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SAN ANTONIO



Oak Valley Vineyards

San Antonio, TX

Fab Features: exchange vows beneath the branches of a sprawling ancient oak or under a lovely grapevine-and ivy-covered gazebo • enjoy dinner al fresco under the open-raftered ceiling, hung with a delicate crystal chandelier and fairy lights • intimate events are wonderful in the on-site restaurant, which also boasts a spacious bridal suite and cozy wine cellar for wedding party prep

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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WEST TEXAS/LUBBOCK/MIDLAND/ODESSA



The Gage Hotel

Marathon, TX

Fab Features: beautifully restored mission-style hotel in the heart of Big Bend country • variety of event spaces from the landscaped grounds, courtyards, and patios • each room showcases unique décor with refined western furnishings

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Copper Press

Colorado City, TX

Fab Features: a unique wedding and event venue with an industrial feel and urban chic vibe • whitewashed brick walls complement the industrial touches of this historic building • venue doors open to perfectly landscaped grounds perfect for an al fresco cocktail hour

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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