When it comes time to say "I do" in Texas, many native Texan brides are looking for a wedding venue that celebrates the heritage of the Lone Star State. You want a Pinterest-worthy location that will beautifully capture your big day, while also making you and your guests feel right at home. There are hundreds of amazing venues to choose from across the state, but if you're on the hunt for a gorgeous country wedding venue that just shines with Texan charm, check out this list of 10 of the best country wedding venues in Texas.
10. Elmwood Gardens - Palestine
Located in the east Texas town of Palestine, Elmwood Gardens is a lovely venue for country weddings. The outdoor chapel and dance hall are beautiful, and the grounds are very picturesque.
9. Barr Mansion - Austin
Built around a historic turn of the century Texas farmhouse, Barr Mansion is a stunning setting for any country wedding. The glass encased Artisan Ballroom is a perfect reception venue, and delicious organic vegetables are grown at the farmstead on site.
8. Las Brisas Farm - Fayetteville
Nestled in the tiny Texas town of Fayetteville is Las Brisas Farm, a country chic wedding venue any Texas bride will love. Surrounded by wildflowers and roses, the farm offers ample photo ops for the happy couple.
7. Ashelynn Manor - Magnolia
Just outside of Houston we find Ashelynn Manor, a gorgeous country wedding venue filled with Texas charm. The venue includes a manor house, a vintage chapel and a carriage house (for large receptions).
6. Camp Lucy - Dripping Springs
Camp Lucy is a lovely country wedding venue in the Texas Hill Country. Located in Dripping Springs, there is a chapel, and two reception halls to suit the needs of any bride and groom. The surrounding lands are breathtaking, and perfect for a Texan's dream wedding.
5. Willow Creek Ranch - Cleburne
Willow Creek Ranch in Cleburne (just south of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex) is a little slice of country heaven right outside of the city. An actual working ranch, the facility includes cattle and hay fields as well as beautiful natural streams. There are several options for your wedding, since the facility includes two barns and outdoor ceremony sites.
4. Moffitt Oaks - Tomball
In the piney north Houston suburb of Tomball you'll find Moffitt Oaks. With six different event locations on the property ranging from rustic to chic, you can customize your country wedding however you please.
3. Kendall Plantation - Boerne
If it's classic southern charm you seek, you should visit Kendall Plantation in the Texas Hill Country town of Boerne. Kendall Plantation is part antebellum style mansion and part rustic farmlands. Built on an old cotton farm, Kendall Plantation began as a family homestead and opened as an event venue in 2011.
2. Kevin Fowler's Rustic Ranch - Wimberley
It might surprise some of y'all to learn that Kevin Fowler owns a wedding venue. The Texas country singer's property got its start from Fowler's hobby of collecting historic buildings (yes, entire buildings!) One of the cabins located on the property is from 1913 and was moved to Wimberly from Victoria, Texas. All the buildings on the grounds are beautifully rustic and oh so Texan.
1. River Ranch Stockyards - Fort Worth
Located in Fort Worth, the River Ranch Stockyards is just about as Texan as you can get. Founded in 1991, River Ranch Stockyards pays homage to the historic Fort Worth stockyards in style and decor. The venue amenities range in capacity from 50 to as many as 5,000 guests, all in a beautiful, country setting.