Looking for the perfect rustic wedding location? But with a lot of charm? How about a barn? It is unique, it has character, and it will perfectly fit to the rustic theme. Barn and farm venues have been hot for several years, and it seems to remain constant. And we can most certainly see why!
Barns are perfect for creating a relaxed and informal atmosphere, and can be decorated to suit any style and taste. Not to mention the infinite possibilities for breathtaking photos and homespun details. Over the past few years a lots of barns are opening their doors to stylish wedding celebrations.
Most of them will have a beautiful, simple decor, but there are some great ways to put your own stamp on the venue and make it look even better. Here are some ideas from The Overwhelmed Bride to get inspired by.
Today, we will focus only on Texas area, and bring you the best 12 barn wedding venues that will steal your hearts. Check it out!
1. JONES BARN AT WILLOW CREEK RANCH
Location: 3348 West Fm 4, Cleburne, TX 76033
Just a couple of minutes away from Cleburne, this historic and unique Jones Barn offers everything a bride and groom need for the most important day of their life. With antique cabinetry, 100-year-old extraordinary posts, astounding vaulted ceilings, and a breathtaking double staircase, this place will leave you and your guests speechless. It comes in at more than 8,600 sq. ft and can easily accommodate up to 400 guests. And best of all, just beyond the doors, lies a stunning outdoor setting that features beautiful pavilion overlooking a serene pond, where you can exchange your vows with your better half. Perfect, right?
Jones Barn also includes a bridal and groom suite, with fully furnished bedrooms and other amenities. Plus, they also offer an inclusive packages and rentals that will complement your ceremony beautifully. For all the other information check their website www.jonesbarn.com
2. THE BARN AT HICKORY CREEK
Location: Crockett, TX 75835
Nestled in the heart of Crockett, TX, the fifth oldest city and the county seat of Houston County, this stunning barn venue is a combination of rustic chic and classic elegance that you simply won’t find anywhere else. This old hay barn was originally built in 1951, and it is completely transformed into an elegant venue with beautiful large chandeliers and concrete floors. Beyond this amazing barn, they also offer a stunning covered pavilion ideal for dancing. And we can’t forget that gorgeous view of a 31-acre private lake. Perfection!
The Barn at Hickory Creek can accommodate up to 300 guests, and it has endless possibilities for seating and decor arrangements. For more information check out their website www.thebarnathickorycreek.com
3. THE KING RIVER RANCH
Location: 2054 Ranch Road 1320, Johnson City TX 78636
Bordering a splendid half-acre fishing pond, expansive pastures filled with grazing horses, beautiful landscape and miniature donkeys, this ranch screams Texas. Imagine how beautiful your wedding pictures would look like. You can choose between two wedding locations on this ranch, King Barn and River Terrace.
King barn comes in at more than 3,600 sq. ft. and can easily accommodate up to 250 guests. Barn is crafted from 100% Ponderosa Pine in an amazing Western design, with soaring 25′ vaulted ceilings with rusted classic chandeliers. With a stunning view on half-acre fishing pond , horses, donkeys and sheep this venue is perfect for a rustic wedding.
On the other side, stunning River Terrace is perfect for an outdoor wedding. We know that it’s not a barn, but we had to mention it. Perched on the rocky banks of a private quarter-mile section of the beautiful Pedernales River, and paved with dramatic Texas flagstone, this location is a dream.
4. THE CARRIAGE HOUSE HOUSTON
Location: 3845 Sapp Rd. Conroe, TX 77304
Just a couple of minutes from The Woodlands, and tucked away from the city lights, on the Sapp Rd. Conroe, you will find this amazing The Carriage House. A former storage facility for horse-drawn carriages, this wedding venue can accommodate up to 300 guests. With 35-foot exposed wood beams, crystal chandelier arbor with a backdrop of the pond and fountain, the Carriage House is full of romance, rustic charm and vintage inspired details. All we could say is WOW! When you see the pictures, you will fall in love right away! For more information check out their website https://www.thecarriagehousehouston.com/
5. Vista West Ranch
Location: Dripping Springs, TX
Vista West Ranch is a beautiful rustic bohemian paradise. It is decorated with warm yellow lights that light the place in a truly romantic fashion. The venue also offers DJ to entertain you on your most special and beautiful day. If you’re wanting a big wedding, that’s perfect because Vista West Ranch offers 150 chairs. You can also choose between ivory and khaki table linens. There is also a wide choice of tables for your special day. You can choose between 15 60′ round tables, 4 cocktail tables, 3 6′ rectangular tables and 3 8′ rectangular tables. And if you love margaritas, that is perfect because Vista West has it’s own margarita machines that will make you and your guests happy through the entire night!
6. 1899 FARMHOUSE
Location: 7450 FM 982, Princeton, Tx. 75407
This is a beautiful rustic farmhouse in the middle of a countryside. Farm was built in 1899 and you can really feel the 19th century mood throughout the venue. This will be a perfect venue if you’re going to have an outdoor wedding. This 19th century farm was bought in 2008. by Richard and Shea Lyn and they completely remodeled it and made it in a perfect wedding venue. This rustic and elegant farm will leave everyone speechless. Great job! The venue offers 200 white folding chairs for the ceremony, spacious bride dressing room with bathroom, Cedar Arbor and Tin Roof Arbor for the ceremony, discounted table linens (your color choice) for venue tables. You can choose your ceremony site (gazebo, front porch, among the pecan trees, pavilion, etc.). There is also a mosquito misting system so you can be sure that they will not annoy you and your guests on your special day. If you like, you can also rent a bar, rental flowers, wedding decorator, table linens and cedar arbor with doors.
7. TWISTED RANCH WEDDING VENUE
Location: Texas Hill Country
This rustic ranch has a slogan for their weddings and it goes: Simply Beyond Imagination. And we believe that they hold true to their words. If you are looking for a rustic barn wedding, they truly make it to go beyond your imagination. The whole place looks like you time traveled to the Wild west. They have a saloon, a general store, sheriff’s office, a chapel, and even buffalos! Everything to get you and your significant other in the whole rustic barn wedding mood. The ranch has about 325 acres and is located just 40 miles northwest of Austin. They have indoor and outdoor venues, but the barn is the obvious choice because of it’s rustic charm. You should definitely check out their gallery for pictures of this great looking ranch.
8. THE ROSEMARY BARN VENUE
Location: Mckinney, Texas
The RoseMary barn is a dream of a wedding venue. It is located 5 miles from the Historic Downtown Mckinney and Hotels. When we say that it’s a dream we really mean it, because what else can you call an all white wedding venue? The Benson’s purchased this ranch in 2014 and have completely remodeled to be used as a perfect rustic barn wedding venue.
Rosemary Barn was named after the late RoseMary Forrest, mother of Marcy Benson and grandmother to the Benson children. You can also have an outdoor ceremony, they really have it all. From the stunning bridal suite equipped with hair and make-up stations, to the man’s paradise in the groom cabin equipped with a gaming station and fridge, a large outdoor ceremony space, covered porch for cocktails, chapel… Literary everything you need to have a wedding of your dreams. Venue can fit up to 230 people, they provide 230 white garden chairs and a whole variety of tables.
9. RANCH AUSTIN
Location: 10313 Circle Dr, Austin TX 78736
This beautiful ranch located in Austin can accommodate up to 200 guests. Ranch is surrounded by nature and a gorgeous lake. To be a venue for a perfect celebration, Ranch Austin has a catering kitchen. You can opt for round tables or cocktail tables. If you have your own drinks, you can bring it there, they are incredibly flexible about that. When viewing their image gallery, you can immediately see that this ranch is a perfect venue for rustic weddings.
If you want a boho rustic style wedding, this ranch will make your dream come true. To be honest, this ranch is so beautiful that it doesn’t need any decorations, but if you want them, it will certainly make it even more beautiful. You can also decorate it with your own decorations, and enjoy this beautiful venue and it’s surrounding nature with your guests.
10. CANYON CREEK
Location: 625 West Lookout Drive, Richardson, TX 75080
Canyon Creek is truly a special place. Along with being a excellent place for all golf fans, on this gorgeous place you can say that special two words: I do. You can also have a wedding planner that will make organizing much easier. A panoramic view is something that will leave you breathless. This place is a really pleasant and warm setting for weddings. You can have your wedding there indoor or outdoor, whichever you like, or if the weather gets bad. It’s good to have options. Sounds great, right? If you love outdoor weddings, this place will be a dream location on a warm sunny day. Also a great thing about this place is that it can accommodate up to 350 guests, so if you’re planning to have a big wedding, this is the reason tho choose Canyon Creek. It will suit your every need. Cakes, flowers, decor, custom menu, music, etc., they will have you covered.
11. OAK KNOLL RED BARN
Location: just 30 minutes northwest of Fort Worth, Oak Knoll’s rustic “Red Barn” sits on nearly 100 acres of Texas countryside (478 Three Skillet Road, Springtown, TX 76082).
Do you like when old meets new? Elegant and rustic? Do you find yourself in it? If you answered yes, then Oak Knoll is a perfect venue for you to have your wedding at. The ranch sits on nearly 100 acres of countryside among towering oak trees, rolling hills and Texas landscape.
This ranch can hold up to 300 people, so no worries about shortening the guest list with this one. Ranch has a beautiful romantic gazebo, and of course, a charming wedding chapel. Chapel is adorned with antique pews and vintage stained glass. If you’re going to have more a couple more bridesmaids, Oak Knoll has a perfect place for them. A perfect place with hair and make up stations to make sure everyone shines on your wedding day. And we can’t forget about the guys either. Imagine having a fireplace, poker table, a bar, bathroom with custom rock shower and a balcony overlooking the rolling hills and sunsets. Fantastic, right?
12. THE WILDFLOWER BARN
Location: 1770 North Elder Hill Road, Driftwood, TX 78619
Do you want something different? Minimal and fresh? The Wild Flower says that they provide a simple, laid back experience that allows their couples the freedom to create their own unique celebration. This perfect, laid back venue offers romance with blinking of the candles, an excellent choice to have a classic, minimal, or maybe a theme or a popular rustic wedding.
How did the Wild Flower Barn become what it is today? A couple of photography enthusiasts bought the estate and planned on making it into a photography studio, but because they worked often photographing weddings, they saw an opportunity to try out the wedding venue game. They have already grew tired of seeing so many identical weddings; the same tables, chairs, venues…they wanted to offer something completely different, and we have to admit that they really done it and are doing a great job. Among other advantages, this place has the one of low price. A truly ideal place for your dream wedding!
To help you a bit with planning, here is our few favorite ideas and tips for a rustic barn wedding:
- Throwing a rustic, barn wedding requires a wedding dress that blends in seamlessly with your surroundings, we found the perfect one by Lucy Can’t Dance. The dress has a dramatic illusion neckline and back which gives a stunning effect. Check it out here.
- If you want to add a personal touch to your big day, make your own wedding bouquet. Here is a step by step tutorial by Love Our Wedding, it’s so easy and fun!
- Thinking about western themed wedding, here are fun western wedding favor ideas by A Bride on a Budget.
- How cool is this wooden guest book? It is perfect for rustic wedding. Best of all, you can personalize it with your names. You can find them at Cartalia website.