Outdoor Beauty Flourishes at These 10 East Texas Wedding Venues

With picturesque countryside in every direction, East Texas is an ideal location for an outdoor wedding. From a ranch and vineyard to a charming retreat and private estate, here’s an irresistible handful of some of the best al fresco wedding venues you’ll find in East Texas.

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Villa Tyler Texas

Tyler, Texas

Fab Features: Tuscan-inspired mansion set on 50 acres of rolling lawns, manicured gardens, and tall cypress trees • the 120-foot stone-stamped aisle leads to the gorgeous wedding pergola romantic al fresco ceremonies • courtyard-style reception hall brings the outside in— it even boasts sparkling fiber optic stars in the 20-foot ceiling!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

6S Ranch

West Lindale, Texas

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

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Springs in Rockwall | Poetry Hall

Terrell, TX

Fab Features: sprawling event venue just outside of Dallas • the picture-perfect grounds boast well-manicured lawns and a stone bridge spanning a bubbling brook • exchange vows in the spacious wood pavilion nestled among the trees

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

High Hill Farm

Arp, Texas

Fab Features: romantic vineyard views • patio shaded by natural canopy of willows • charming bungalows for overnight stays

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

Bella Vista Lake Palestine

Flint, TX

Fab Features: private events venue located on 20 acres of luxurious lakefront property • exchange vows under a dramatic gazebo topped with delicate scrolled ironwork • the experienced on-site event manager will be with you every step of the way, from your initial tour and planning meetings to the big day

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

The Legacy

Jacksonville, Texas

Fab Features: outdoor ceremonies enhanced by waterfalls and palm trees • reception hall overlooking lovely wooded grounds • covered veranda with pastoral views

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

Under the Wildwood

Greenville, TX

Fab Features: secluded estate surrounded by 6 wooded acres • a flagstone walkway leads to the oak-shaded ceremony space • ultimate country setting full of rustic-chic details like custom-built farm tables, vintage-inspired chandeliers and sconces, and an inviting fire pit

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

The Wildflower Wedding and Special Event Venue

Emory, Texas

Fab Features: modern industrial farmhouse set on 50 gorgeous acres • the grounds boast an open meadow, mature Oak and Cedar trees, and a shimmering pond • customized packages from micro weddings to grand soirée and even a newly restored vintage camper photo booth!

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

Shelton's Place

Lufkin, Texas

Fab Features: picturesque countryside venue set on 10 acres • exchange vows on the expansive lawn overlooking the lake • full-service catering includes a range of diverse options, such as BBQ ribs, chicken, brisket, and sausage; Fajitas made from scratch, Pasta Bars with an array of sauces, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $


Venue: High Hill Farm

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