Choosing the right wedding venue is near the very top of most brides’ wedding planning to-do list. Because where you hold the wedding sets the entire vibe and tone, it’s also probably one of the most important choices you’ll make for your wedding as well!

Whether you’re a born Texan or it just holds some special meaning, there is no shortage of beautiful wedding venues in the Lone Star state. If you’re looking for the best wedding venues in Arlington, TX, keep reading!

1. The Sanford House Inn and Spa

The Sanford House is one of Arlington’s premier wedding venues. This beautiful space holds weddings and receptions of up to 200 people.

Besides the obvious luxury of the Grand Courtyard, The Sanford House offers an all-in-one experience, including a full-service bar, catering, equipment rental and service staff. There are also special offerings like overnight rooms, a fine-dining restaurant, and a spa.

From the cookies in your room upon check in to the focus on details to execute your vision, The Sanford House team provides an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.

Prices start with a base venue rental price and have various add-on options for additional fees to create your perfect wedding. If you’re looking for a classic wedding in a gorgeous outdoor location, The Sanford House should be on your list.

2. The Ostreum

The Ostreum is a 10,000 square foot industrial warehouse located in nearby Fort Worth. The art-deco renovation, with velvet curtains and chandeliers, mixed with the industrial setting creates a sophisticated style reminiscent of old speakeasies.

Perks of this venue include long rental hours to make the most of your time, an open vendor policy and seating for 200 – 400+ guests. From the main areas to the restrooms, you’ll experience an old-world style luxury perfect for a glam wedding.

3. Blaine Stone Lodge

Another full-service venue, the Blaine Stone Lodge just south of Fort Worth is the perfect rustic wedding location. Nestled in the hills, you’ll experience huge night skies and sweeping views on your big day.

The grounds outside the huge barn make a great outdoor wedding location, with a reception on the shores of the neighboring lake. And there will be no shortage of beautiful photo backdrops between the elegant barn, the wildflower garden, and the water’s edge.

4. Montclair Event Venue

The Montclair Event Venue is a five-star European-styled event venue that is perfect for a formal wedding. The huge ballroom accommodates up to 300 guests, but they can scale for smaller weddings.

The Montclair makes it readily known that they cater to many types of ceremonies, including commitment ceremonies, civil unions, elopements, interfaith ceremonies, non-religious ceremonies, and vow renewal ceremonies.

Besides offering indoor and outdoor, they also offer a wide range of options including catering, bar, equipment rental, planning and design, service staff, and even shuttle and transportation services.

5. The Lone Star Mansion

It doesn’t get much more “Texas” than the Lone Star Mansion, a private estate tucked away in the countryside near Burleson, TX. Situated on 20 private acres, you’ll feel the Southern charm from the long, oak tree-lined driveway to the Ballroom and Carriage House.

You’ll have a ton of options here for both your ceremony and your reception, with a private lake, multiple buildings, multiple rooms inside the mansion and the various outdoor spaces.

The Lone Star Mansion can hold up to 300 guests and offers catering and service staff. 

6. Urban Fire House

Looking for something a little more urban and modern? Check out the Urban Fire House.

This once abandoned fire station now an elegantly modern event venue. Soaring ceilings meet huge rafters and white walls. The true show-stopper of this venue, however, is the 36′ wall of glass that fills the large space with lovely natural light, making it a photographer’s dream.

The Fire House holds a variety of ceremonies and events, including bridal showers, making it a one-size-fits-all space. Both indoor and outdoor spaces are available, and they will help with wedding and planning design.

If you’re planning a wedding of 100 people or less, the Urban Fire House will give you industrial, modern elegance.

7. Fort Worth Zoo

Touted as “wildly elegant”, the Fort Worth Zoo is one of those talking point venues. Your guests will be absolutely charmed to attend your wedding in the jungle.

This unique setting can host events of all sizes, with tented outdoor locations and a ballroom that holds 300+ guests. You’ll say “I do” surrounded by lush greenery and exotic wildlife that gives a perfect natural backdrop to your wedding.

Besides the lovely surroundings, the zoo offers a full-service venue, with options for tenting, bar, catering, staff, equipment rental, and event planning. If you’re looking for a location that needs little to dress it up, consider this venue on the wild side.

Choosing Between the Best Wedding Venues in Arlington, TX

When choosing your wedding venue, it’s important to know exactly what you need beforehand. What vibe are you going for? Do you want a super elegant wedding, a low-key location, or a very specific feel to match a themed wedding?

How many guests you’ll be inviting, what kind of amenities you prefer to have at the site, what kind of transportation and accommodation options are available, and how much you have to spend on your venue should all play a part in your decision.

Keep in mind, most wedding venues require a significant deposit to hold your reservation, so make sure you’ve found the perfect location before you commit to a date. 

Planning Your Perfect Wedding

Now that you know a few of the best wedding venues in Arlington, TX, it’s time to go plan your dream wedding!

And if you’re looking for the perfect blend of elegance and luxury, contact us at The Sanford House to book everything from weddings to overnight stays!