Wedding Venues


A Short List of Wedding Venues we Like

One of the great things about running a great wedding carriage company is that you get to go to weddings and events at some wonderful places. People ask me all the time about the best places for weddings and proposals in Sundance Square in Fort Worth. I want to share some of my favorite places for weddings along with ideas for proposals, anniversaries and having fun in Sundance Square and the surrounding Dallas Fort Worth area. 

This section of the web site is just for fun. We're not selling anything and no one is paying us for recommendations. The listings below are in alphabetical order. 


Tracy Pratt

Ashton Depot Catering & Events in Fort Worth

History - The historic Santa Fe Depot (now The Ashton Depot) was originally opened on March 1, 1899 in response to a growing demand for railroad service in Fort Worth. In 1938 the depot was renovated and modernized as part of an extensive program undertaken by the Fort Worth Union Passenger Station and the Santa Fe Railroad. The station served several lines until 1960. Amtrak operated passenger rail service out of the station between 1973 and 1995. Today, the Santa Fe Depot is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and was designated a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1970.

Today, the neoclassical Beaux Arts-Style terminal has been restored to its original beauty and distinctiveness. The original stained glass windows, barrel-vaulted ceilings, and marble floors are stunning, emanating an atmosphere of timeless style and grace.

Ashton Depot Catering on Ashton Depot Catering

"Your special event demands experienced undivided attention. Ashton Depot Catering + Events delivers unmatched, memorable solutions to improbable demands. Our success is always focused on providing impeccable service through our attention to detail, our food, venues and style. Combining the freshest ingredients, innovative creativity and total quality service, exemplifies our passion for creating a lifelong memory."

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Ashton Depot Catering + Events
1501 Jones St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Baker Street Harbor in Granbury - Waterfront Bed and Breakfast

Baker Street Harbour Waterfront Bed&Breakfast offers you a quiet place to have your special day. With two acres of land located on the lake, whether you choose to have your wedding in the gazebo or at the water's edge overlooking Lake Granbury, they can make your wedding day special.

This intimate Bed&Breakfast on Lake Granbury offers ample outdoor space for a wedding party with many guests combined with the amenities and privacy you expect. Among the several rooms available, the Dr. Doyle suite is the perfect place for your honeymoon with it's spaciousness and two person Jacuzzi.
They have several Wedding Packages designed to fit different budgets. 

Complimentary consultation for event planning is available, and they also have a local wedding coordinator available to help you plan your special event. Perry and Terry Wray will take excellent care of you. Contact them today.

For Information
Baker Street Harbor Bed&Breakfast
511 South Baker Street
Granbury, Texas 76048
Contact: Perry or Terry
(817) 579-8811

Brownstone Wedding Chapel

A historic 1894 Chapel Located in Downtown Weatherford. This turn of the century landmark chapel is available for weddings, receptions, and other events. The chapel seats 150 guests and is fully handicapped-accessible. Featuring elegant bride and groom dressing rooms. A bridal staircase complete with customized theatrical lighting effects descends from the bride's room into the sanctuary. The chapel's stained glass windows overlook an ample center aisle and oak pews. The reception hall includes tables, chairs, and linens; centerpieces, and a convenient kitchen with all set-up and clean-up. You may use your own caterer. 

For Information 
Brownstone Wedding Chapel 
112 W. Oak 
Weatherford, Texas 76086 
(817) 594-4200

Chandor Gardens - An Elegant English Garden Estate

Chandor Gardens is the work of famous twentieth century portrait artist Douglas Chandor. Chandor moved to America in 1926 to marry and settle in Weatherford Texas. Over a period of 16 years Douglas Chandor converted a cactus covered hillside into a truly outstanding one-man garden that remains as a testament to his gardening and artistic skills. Today, the 3.5 acre Chandor Estate and formal gardens are operated by the City of Weatherford.

A Special Place for Special Events. Chandor Gardens is the perfect setting for weddings, retreats, and private parties for up to 200 people. Rentals can include the garden, the elegant 5600 square foot mansion, or both. The historic mansion is available for rehearsal dinners and indoor weddings for groups of 10 to 125.

For Information
Chandor Gardens
711 West Lee Ave.
Weatherford, Texas 76086
(817) 613-1700

City Club in Fort Worth

A great location in downtown Fort Worth combined with an endless range of accommodations and professional guidance make City Club a great choice for a rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, or reception.

From their web site:

You will enjoy being perfectly located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, the beauty of our spaces, the renowned cuisine and the confidence of working with a well-versed team of wedding specialists who anticipate the unexpected and make every detail a personal mission.  You will have the freedom to be fully in the moment, the moment of a lifetime.  

For Information
City Club Fort Worth
301 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 878-4051

Inn on Lake Granbury

A full service wedding venue, located on the lake in Granbury Texas, offering the highest quality in accommodations, location and event planning.

Each guest room is luxurious and unique — some with stone fireplaces, others with relaxing sitting areas, outside porches or balconies. The decor is both casual and elegant. Each room also has a private bath with a large jetted tub or shower and luxurious guest robes and extra pillows for your comfort.
The Inn on Lake Granbury is both close to the historic town square and Lake Granbury. The Inn provides the atmosphere of a private lakefront vacation home with the benefits of a bed and breakfast. With almost two acres of beautiful landscaped waterfront gardens and a flagstone pool with waterfall, the opportunities for outdoor adventures abound.

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Inn on Lake Granbury
205 West Doyle Street 
Granbury, Texas 76048
877-573-0046 (toll free)

Lone Oak Winery - Wedding Event Venue and Winery 

Lost Oak Winery offers an outdoor venue providing five acres of cultivated vineyards, stately oak trees, and many open grassy areas. Our wedding package includes use of the Post Oak Pavilion complete with bride and groom suites and dance floor overlooking the pond and vineyard for your wedding and reception. 

The Staff 

The wedding package includes a professional wedding coordinator for all your planning, rehearsal and day-of coordination.  A full staff available throughout the event, for full wine service and other needs.
Lone Oak Winery Inc. 

See their website for more details.

8101 County Road 802
Burleson, Texas 76028 

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

The Modern Art Museum was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando to embody the pure, unadorned elements of modern art. The museum is located in Fort Worth's celebrated Cultural District, directly opposite the Kimbell Art Museum. The five pavilions that comprise the museum are surrounded by a large reflective pond, a sculpture garden, and terrace. The museum cafe, Cafe Modern was named one of America's Best Restaurants by Gourmet Magazine.

Facility Rental
Reception options include the Cafe Modern, or the Cafe and Grand Lobby, or the Sculpture Garden. Combine any of these options with gallery access. Cafe Modern is the exclusive caterer for the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The menu options seem endless — and delicious.

For Information
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
(817) 840-2175

Rough Creek Lodge Near Glen Rose

Why Get Married at Rough Creek Lodge?

That's the hypothetical question they pose on the Wedding page of their web site. Their first answer is: "Top Five Places in the World to Get Married - Peter Greenberg, NBC Today Show." There are seven equally impressive answers that follow this one. I guess the short answer to the question is "World Class."

From their web site:

Your wedding day is one of the most important days in your life, and Rough Creek will help make all your dreams come true. If it's a lavish Texas wedding you desire, our on site chapel, gourmet dining and romantic accommodations will bring all that to life. You might want to take your Fort Worth, Dallas wedding outside and say "I Do" with Texas wildflowers as your backdrop, under a canopy of live oaks...

Rough Creek Lodge provides an on site Certified Wedding Consultant, Brenda Weaver, to assist with wedding plans, making sure your wedding day is everything you could ever imagine. Their world class culinary experts will handle every detail of your reception dinner and wedding cake.

To paraphrase one of the accolades from the Dallas Observer, Rough Creek Lodge is the best wedding venue in Dallas that's not exactly "in" Dallas. Call Brenda Weaver at Rough Creek Lodge today for more information.

For Information

Rough Creek Lodge
5165 County Road 2013
Glen Rose, Texas 76043
(800) 864-4705

Whispering Creek Ranch & Chapel 

Located 25 miles southwest of Fort Worth near historic Granbury Texas. Whispering Creek Ranch is tucked away in a tranquil countryside setting with a 200 acre wildlife preserve, beautiful views and unforgettable settings. Whispering Creek Ranch includes an impressive Wedding Chapel and Reception Hall.

Whispering Creek Ranch has everything you need for your wedding and reception on their beautiful ranch. 

For Information
Whispering Creek Ranch
8851 Massey Road
Granbury, Texas 76049
(817) 910-9496

Historic 512 /  YWCA - in Downtown Fort Worth 

The historic YWCA building at 4th and Burnett offers the ideal location to treat your guests to the charm and elegance of an earlier time. This historic landmark building reflects both the architectural and social character of Fort Worth in the 1920's. Designed by noted Fort Worth architect Wyatt C. Hedrick as an Elks Lodge Hotel, this building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 

The Spanish Renaissance styled Great Room provides a romantic setting for an intimate wedding ceremony. It has a beamed and stenciled ceiling of gold, teal and green, ceramic tile floor and an impressive fireplace. A marble staircase with wrought iron railing affords a dramatic entrance for the bride. 

For Information 
Center for Transforming Lives
512 West 4th Street 
Fort Worth, Texas 76102 
(817) 484-1544

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