8 Unique Forest Wedding Venues In North Houston

Venue: Sandlewood Manor | Location: Tomball | Photo: Akil Bennett Photography
One of the best directions to turn in your Houston-area venue search is…NORTH. The beautiful region of north Houston, with its densely forested enclaves, shimmering lakes and resort-style hotels, has become a favorite among Houston couples for destination-style weddings conveniently close to home.

It also happens to house some of the most unique wedding venues in all of Texas, from grand estates to luxury barns…to the nation’s largest renaissance festival, where weddings are heralded by royal trumpets! If you’re interested in having an enchanting forest wedding near Houston, you’ll want to check out these 8 unique wedding venues we love!

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All Inclusive Venue For Garden & Forest Weddings: Shirley Acres

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Photo: Malik Morrow
An all inclusive venue tucked away amidst 20 lush acres of towering oaks and fragrant pines, just a stone’s throw from Houston’s central hub? Shirley Acres is a true hidden gem…but not so hidden that your wedding guests won’t easily find it! In fact, a mere 30 minute drive northwest on I-45 out of downtown Houston will bring you to the sprawling green grounds of this family-owned-and-operated wedding venue. And that’s where the fun begins…

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Local Destination Weddings At 15 Acres

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Venue: 15 Acres | Photo: Who Is Leading E Photography
Named to honor the songbirds that call its beautiful natural expanse home, 15 Acres has become one of the Houston area’s most coveted locations for local destination weddings with modern elegance. And with good reason:

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Elegant Barn Weddings At Magnolia Meadows

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Venue: Magnolia Meadows | Photo: Century Tree Productions
It’s no surprise that elegant barn weddings are in high demand among our Weddings in Houston readers and followers. And we’re happy to report, we’ve got an awesome venue option to recommend: Magnolia Meadows.

Let’s start with The Barn, with space for more than 250 revelers, and an environment that is as charming and graceful as it is rustic and easygoing. Pendant chandeliers, wood-frame clerestory windows and big ol’ barn doors give this unique Houston area wedding celebration space a feel of relaxed refinement. Click here to read the rest of this post »

Elegant Barn Weddings At The Carriage House

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Venue: The Carriage House | Photo: C. Baron Photography
Elegant barn weddings await Houston brides and grooms at The Carriage House, located a short drive from Houston and just minutes from The Woodlands.

At this charming rustic-elegant Conroe venue, you’ll find a romantic country-chapel ceremony space, lined with windows to let in the abundant natural light, and accented with glittering crystal chandeliers.  Prefer the idea of outdoor “I do’s?” The Carriage House has got you covered, with a vine-entwined arbor for you two, and antique pews for your guests, all set upon a wooded backdrop that includes a pond and burbling fountain. The main event space, featuring 35-foot-high timber beam ceilings and brilliant crystal chandeliers, can accommodate up to 300 guests, for a celebration filled with relaxed elegance and true Texas hospitality.

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