14 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: $$ • $$$

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: $

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: $ • $$

Silver Star Ranch and Venue

Brownsboro, TX

Fab Features: lakeside venue just outside of Tyler • exchange vows under the waterfront pavilion • flexible options include everything from elopements to all-inclusive packages

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

The Wonderland Pines

Jacksonville, TX

Fab Features: beautiful family-owned venue set on 40 wooded acres • airy modern barn with a spacious covered veranda and sprawling patio for dancing under the stars • gorgeous ceremonies in a shady clearing among the trees

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

Hidden Timbers Lakeside Venue

Kilgore, TX

Fab Features: charmingly rustic spot nestled on 70 wooded acres • the event venue was custom-built for spectacular weddings, with wraparound windows, open trusses, handmade wagon wheel lighting fixtures, and a 2-tier bar • ceremonies are lovely beneath a quaint gazebo, with a view of the lake beyond

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

Wylde Acres

Longview, TX

Fab Features: family-owned private estate on 16 acres just outside Longview • exchange vows under a canopy of trees with views of the pond • bring the outdoors in during your reception with 18 feet of glass doors

Catering: In-house, 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: $ • $$

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: $

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: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$ • $$$

Kalico Creek Wedding Venue

Tyler, TX

Fab Features: charming farmhouse wedding venue, hidden in the middle of a 55-acre East Texas forest •flexible options cater to indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions • enjoy the feeling of forest seclusion with the convenience of being in Tyler

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: $



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