The Dallas/Fort Worth area is chock full of hidden gems that offer memorable backdrops for weddings. From intimate spaces for 30-person gatherings to large galleries and estates fit for 200, if you know where to look, you can find unique hidden gems that are actually quite affordable without sacrificing style or elegance. Below, we've gathered 15 of our favorite affordable wedding venues in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. For additional ideas, simply input your event details on Revelr and browse through even more affordable Dallas wedding venue options.
Lofty Spaces – A Dallas Event SpaceNeighborhood: South Dallas
Standing Capacity: 750 • Seated Capacity: 400
Located just minutes from downtown Dallas - Lofty Spaces is an awesome place for you to hold your wedding. Lofty Spaces has spectacular skyline views and plenty of space for your event. The venue offers 6,000 square feet that can accommodate over 380 seated and nearly 500 for a cocktail reception.
Magnolia HotelNeighborhood: Main Street District
Standing Capacity: 250 • Seated Capacity: 250
Home to the famous Pegasus Flying Red Horse, which illuminates the Dallas skyline at night, Magnolia Dallas Downtown combines a rich history with a modern essence, making it an unforgettable wedding location.
Luminarte GalleryNeighborhood: Trinity Industrial District
Standing Capacity: 300 • Seated Capacity: 140
This contemporary art gallery in Dallas features a beautiful space in which to host a wedding for up to 140 people.
Marie GabrielleNeighborhood: Uptown
Standing Capacity: 150 • Seated Capacity: 100
The first restaurant and venue established in the HARWOOD District, Marie Gabrielle is a true Dallas gem nestled amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. The space features an enchanting 1.5-acre European garden with breathtaking views, beautiful oak and river birch trees, and a spectacular reflecting pool.
The Sanford House Inn and SpaNeighborhood: Arlington
Standing Capacity: 200 • Seated Capacity: 110
The Sanford House is nestled in a beautiful location in Arlington, Texas (between Dallas and Fort Worth). It is an elegant choice for an outdoor wedding, reception, rehearsal dinner, or social gathering for up to 200 people. The spacious stone courtyard is surrounded by lush gardens, mature trees, a raised wedding pavilion, and an octagonal gazebo.
Cross Creek RanchNeighborhood: Parker, TX
Standing Capacity: 250 • Seated Capacity: 150
Conveniently located just 20 miles north of Dallas in Parker, TX. Cross Creek Ranch is a family owned and operated event facility that specializes in the most “all-inclusive” event packages in the metroplex. Cross Creek Ranch and its dedicated staff are passionate about providing hosts with a beautiful and one-of-a-kind event.
Gilley’s DallasNeighborhood: Cedars
Standing Capacity: 3800 • Seated Capacity: 2500
Gilley's Dallas is a landmark concert and event destination. With spaces that can accommodate anywhere from 10 to 3,800 guests, Gilley's is a staple venue for large concert promoters, but the venue also offers smaller ballrooms perfect for weddings or corporate events.
Blaine Stone LodgeNeighborhood: Midlothian, TX
Standing Capacity: 275 • Seated Capacity: 225
Blaine Stone Lodge is a brand new wedding and corporate event venue located just south of Dallas and southeast of Fort Worth in Texas. With southern style and grace, the property is designed to be a place where brides will want to kick off their boots or diamond studded heels and stay a while.
Trinity River DistilleryNeighborhood: Fort Worth
Standing Capacity: 100 • Seated Capacity: 60
Trinity River Distillery offers plenty of space (8,000 sq ft) for private parties. The bar is equipped with 6 big screen tv's and is connected to a large outdoor patio. The distillery can easily accommodate 250 people.
Occasions at Stone RiverNeighborhood: Royse City
Standing Capacity: 250 • Seated Capacity: 180
Occasions at Stone River is an all-inclusive venue for weddings and receptions! Whether you prefer vintage, rustic or traditionally elegant, Occasions is the perfect venue. Best of all, Occasions is affordable and is conveniently located 25 minutes east of Dallas.
Turner House (Oak Cliff Society of Fine Arts)Neighborhood: Soutwest Dallas
Standing Capacity: 125 • Seated Capacity: 125
The Turner House is the home of a collection of Texas art and acts as gallery space for public viewing of special art exhibitions. The house is occasionally also used for performances and other events to promote the arts. In addition, to raise money for the restoration and maintenance of Turner House and for the preservation and restoration of the art collection, the facility is occasionally made available for private events. Because of the historic nature of the house, there is a limited number of dates available for private use and all guests must adhere to house policies intended to protect the house and the art.
Big Sky Event HallNeighborhood: Royse City
Standing Capacity: 300 • Seated Capacity: 200
The venue is nestled on a family owned 250 acre cattle ranch located about thirty minutes east of Dallas. Big Sky has a beautiful outdoor ceremony pier to host your nuptials and can accommodate up to 300 guests with their indoor/outdoor seating areas. While inside the Hall, you feel connected to the the outdoor setting with the "wall of windows" that face the 5-acre pond and ceremony site. And the covered patio creates a unique setting for the dance floor and cocktail hour.
Botanical Research Institute of TexasNeighborhood: Fort Worth
Standing Capacity: 300 • Seated Capacity: 120
The Atrium’s floor to ceiling window is a stunning space for up to 300 of your friends and family to celebrate a couple’s special day. Just adjacent the Exhibit Hall and Commons are ideal for toasting and dining.
Lone Star MansionNeighborhood: Burleson, TX
Standing Capacity: 250 • Seated Capacity: 180
Lone Star Mansion is a private estate wedding venue located in Burleson, Texas; minutes from downtown Fort Worth. Lone Star Mansion is tucked away in Johnson County’s countryside where guests can escape to and enjoy privacy and serenity. The impressive 20-acre gated estate is complete with a tree-lined driveway, a private lake, and several indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception locations.
Amon CarterNeighborhood: Fort Worth
Standing Capacity: 300 • Seated Capacity: 175
The Amon Carter Center is beautifully designed to serve as a flexible space for any wedding. The Amon Carter Center offers a main hall that can be divided into three separate rooms, and two smaller conference rooms that can accommodate groups as small as 10 or as large as 200.