11 Whimsical Woodsy Wedding Venues in East Texas

Want to get married amongst the trees? East Texas has a wealth of forested wedding venues where Mother Nature reigns supreme. With 3 large national forests, you are sure to find your dream wedding venue for a woodsy celebration!


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: $$ • $$$

Under the Wildwood

Greenville, TX

Fab Features: rustic-chic family-owned venue nestled on a quiet, wooded 6 acres • a flagstone walkway leads to the oak-shaded ceremony space • the climate-controlled barn is outfitted with custom-built farm tables, vintage-inspired chandeliers and sconces, and an attached patio strung with glowing bistro lights

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

Cedar Cove Ranch

Eustace, Texas

Fab Features: charming ranch venue offering picturesque ceremony locations and stunning reception spaces • turn your wedding into a full weekend celebration with luxurious lodging • 700 acres of beautiful woods, large sparkling lake, and rustic wooden barn

Catering: In-house
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: $ • $$

Willow Creek Ranch

Arp, Texas

Fab Features: 57-acre ranch filled with a variety of towering trees with a spacious barn made from hand-cut cedar and pine • outdoor deck overlooking a koi pond with illuminated fountains and woodsy views • idyllic ceremony site with a lovely grapevine arbor

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$

Anding Acres Weddings and Events

Malakoff, Texas

Fab Features: 30-acre outdoor venue with incredible woodsy ceremony backdrop • charming rustic ceremony area with wooden bench seating • open-air chapel with draping and church pews

Catering: BYO
Price: $

The Barn at Indian Springs

Kountze, Texas

Fab Features: barn with rustic charm of the early 1800s decorated with antique treasures • floor to ceiling windows on either side of the large fireplace bring in gorgeous natural light • host an outdoor reception on the beautiful landscaped grounds with views of the pond and East Texas forest

Catering: 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: $ • $$



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