The Texas Heartland: 5 Wonderful Waco Wedding Venues

Halfway between Dallas and Austin, Waco puts you in the Texas heartland. And while the city's claim to fame may be Chip & Joanna Gaines from the "Fixer Upper" TV show, this college town (Baylor University) has plenty of attractions. You'll find:

  • Historic homes, sports venues, and arts organizations
  • Cameron Park, one of the biggest and best city parks in the state (and it houses the zoo, too!)
  • The Brazos River, for kayaking, boating, floating

If you're getting married in or around Waco, here's a variety of wedding venues that have something special to offer.


Moon River Ranch

Satin, Texas

Style: Romantic 550-acre retreat featuring river access and a quaint church, barn, lake, and pool

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Hall at River Square Center

Waco, Texas

Style: Versatile, light-filled downtown Waco events venue, with a brick wall, and a wood floor and ceiling lending rustic warmth, plus food provided by DiamondBack's, the award-winning steakhouse.

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

The Baylor Club

Waco, Texas

Style: Luxurious club with ballroom, riverview terrace, and gourmet cuisine

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

Lee Lockwood Library and Museum

Waco, Texas

Style: Grand entry and unique spaces, like the soaring Atrium and Beard Auditorium

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

Phoenix Ballroom

Waco, Texas

Style: Modern sophistication meets historic industrial design

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


Venue: Silo and Oak

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