Offbeat, modern, chic or historical, Dallas has some stunning and unique wedding venues to choose from. Some are simple to find on The Knot, Wedding Wire, or The Perfect Wedding Guide. Others are not as obvious, but if you are willing to think outside the box you might say ‘I do’ at one of Dallas’ many hidden gems.
With over 35,000 artifacts, hanging vintage aircrafts (including an early space craft), and 13 galleries, the Frontiers of Flight Museum offers one of the most unique backdrops for a wedding in all of Dallas.
This location also has four different spaces available for weddings, so the options are endless. That also makes it pretty easy to reserve your date!
This building has been a part of Dallas for more than 100 years. Few buildings can match the detailed architecture and history of this building. This short video
shows some of the building highlights. Most of the weddings I have filmed here had the ceremony in the theater area and the reception in the ballroom. There is an incredible amount of detail found in the woodwork, ceilings, and floors. It’s truly a beautiful venue.
Wouldn’t it be an awesome photo-op to have your names on a marquee? That’s totally possible at The Granada Theater! Other unique elements include the hand painted murals throughout the interior. The Granada Theater even offers in house catering, which could make your wedding a little less stressful! This venue can fit your needs no matter what size wedding you’re hosting.
This 1930s Art Deco building in Fair Park will give your wedding a very distinctive feel. The facility can accommodate more than 300 guests and also offers smaller rooms for more intimate weddings with 25 guests or fewer. People often comment on the highly detailed pillars and ceilings. The architecture highlights of this facility will be sure to impress you and your guests.
Fair Park is full of undiscovered wedding venue gems, and Texas Discovery Gardens is no different. This facility offers both inside and outside locations for a wedding, so no matter the weather, your event will be perfect. Texas Discovery Gardens can accommodate up to 300 guests as well as intimate weddings with 25 guests or fewer. There is a large, vibrant greenhouse that has lush vegetation, cement walkways and dozens of different species of butterflies – the only bug that should be anywhere near a wedding! Outside there are small garden areas – one with a pond and elaborate walkways – all in the heart of Fair Park.
This unique Dallas wedding venue is found in historic Deep Ellum. The Quixotic World seats up to 200 guests. This whimsical venue puts off a royal and magical vibe complete with lush velvet chairs and a red carpet.
This very modern facility has been built near 6,000 acres of urban hardwood forest close to the Trinity River. It offers great views along with opportunities to see a wide variety of migrating birds. The vibrant green of the forest will make a beautiful backdrop for your wedding photos and video!\
This elegant Dallas landmark was built in 1916 and restored in 2008. Since then, this facility has made a unique contribution to the Dallas wedding scene. With more than 26,000 square feet of venue space, there is an ample amount of room to host your wedding and reception. Union Station also gives the bride a groom a private room to dine alone before celebrating with the guests.
Built in 1892, this courthouse has seen many changes in Dallas! But after extensive restoration, Old Red is now a museum. Inside you will find a fully restored grand staircase (Titanic, anyone?) and a beautiful room that overlooks Daily Plaza. This venue is one of my favorites.
This historic ballroom in downtown Dallas has beautiful hardwood floors, vintage chandeliers and a 30-foot ceiling. The options are endless with the 6,000 square feet room that seats up to 320 people. You can choose to have the seating arranged in banquet, classroom or theatre style. Here is a video that gives more details about the facility
This facility has concrete floors, exposed brick walls, and steel trusses. It’s a neat industrial building with a great view of downtown Dallas. Hickory Street Annex seats up to 200 guests and includes some sweet features such as flat screen TVs and a bridal suite!
This Texas Historical Landmark was built in 1911 and currently hosts many live music events and private events. This is a vintage building that has an impressive grand ballroom upstairs.
How cool would it be to get married at the Dallas Zoo? The zoo has six different wedding venues. For example, the wildlife amphitheater is an awesome outside location for a wedding ceremony. And what’s better than getting married near rare animals? The Dallas Zoo also has an inside venue: The Prime Meridian Café overlooks the Flamingo Pond and accommodates up to 250 people inside.
A wedding venue can be very difficult to choose depending on your needs, desires and expectations. I hope this baker’s dozen list of unique Dallas wedding venues has given you a better picture of what is available. I have filmed weddings at the majority of these faculties and many others, so I can honestly say they’re some of the best options for your wedding!
These venues are all beautiful. You’ll want to relive the day again and again, so make sure you have your wedding day captured on video! I’d love to video your wedding for you, but if professional wedding videography service is not in your budget, check out my e-book to explore a lower cost DIY friendly alternative.