10 Beautiful Barn Wedding Venues in the Heart of Texas

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If you’re from the south, you’ve probably been to a barn wedding at least once already. They’re some of the most popular and cost-effective wedding venues in Texas, and for good reason. The setting is rustic yet classy, providing guests with that comfortable, homegrown feel that most upscale venues just don’t offer. Check out these 10 beautiful barns that might reinvent your dream wedding.

1. Jones Barn at Willow Creek Ranch – Cleburne, Texas

Jones Barn at Willow Creek Ranch is spacious enough to hold up to 400 guests. With beautiful rafted ceilings, perfect lighting, and tons of space to two-step your heart out, Jones Barn is perfect for a Texas-sized wedding.

2. Vista West Ranch – Dripping Springs, Texas

This highly-rated ranch venue is located in Dripping Springs, not far outside of Austin. The exterior looks more rusty than rustic, but the inside will blow you away with all the country charm and style that a Texas bride could desire.

3. Wildflower Barn – Driftwood, Texas

The Wildflower Barn has two separate barns to choose from: The Bluebonnet Barn, a classic red barn surrounded by beautiful gardens; and the Meadow Barn, a rustic cedar barn nestled in the woods on the grounds.

4. The Barn at Hickory Creek – Crockett, Texas

Located in quiet East Texas, this secluded barn is the perfect spot for a private, classy affair. With chandeliers and ivory drapes hanging throughout, and 31 acres of beautiful country views, The Barn at Hickory Creek is definitely worth checking out.

5. Thistle Springs Ranch – Cleburne, Texas

With an antique windmill, historic dairy barn, horses all around, and a lake, Thistle Springs Ranch is located just south of the DFW Metroplex and has the perfect backdrop for a perfect wedding day.

6. Gruene Estate – New Braunfels, Texas

This property was first purchased all the way back in 1856 and has transformed plenty throughout the years. A quaint church is located right by the barn structure, and the venue can accommodate up to 200 guests. The Gruene Estate is a wonderful choice for an elegant, country wedding!

7. King River Ranch – Johnson City, Texas

The King Barn borders on a half-acre fishing pond and is 100% crafted from Ponderosa Pinewood. Its vaulted ceilings, rusted chandeliers, and classic Texas landscape views offer up a phenomenal Texas setting.

8. River Ranch Stockyards – Fort Worth, Texas

Whether you’re looking to plan a small, intimate wedding, or a large gala celebration, the River Ranch Stockyards are equipped to help you plan the Western wedding that’s perfect for your needs.

9. Oak Wind Weddings – Alvin, Texas

Situated on 20 acres just south of Houston, this 6,000-square-foot estate is lushly landscaped with 200-year-old oak trees shading amenities including a gazebo, pergola, and verandah. The classic red barn adds the authentic final touch!

10. The Ranch at San Patricio – Mathis, Texas

Just outside of Corpus Christie, The Ranch at San Patricio offers two venue options, both of which feature an outdoor chapel, bridal suite, rustic groom’s den, crystal chandeliers, and more. This elegant setting offers plenty of options to make your wedding as perfect as you imagined it.