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Wedding Venues in Arkansas

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Wedding bells are at an all-time high in Arkansas. We are dusting off our dancing shoes and preparing to hit the open road of the Natural State to some beautiful venues for some memorable weddings. Arkansas brides have a wide selection of sites for the big event. We have elegant chapels, grand hotels, great state parks, gardens and estates. There are options to fit any style, taste, and preference! We asked around to find out where Arkansas Brides love to get married, and these venues kept making their way into the conversation. Check them out!

Photo courtesy of Lori Sparkman Photography

Alda’s Magnolia Hill (Little Rock)

Magnolia Hill is the perfect place to tie the knot in a beautiful woodland setting. Magnolia Hill allows you to choose your wedding style. You can have anything from a classic Southern elegant wedding to something vintage. Set in the heart of Little Rock on secluded acreage, it comes with a private lake and 100-year-old oak trees. This historic home is a charming place for any wedding.

Magnolia Hill has been returned to its turn of the century charm by its current owners, Alda and Buddy Ellis.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of Meredith Benton 

Goodwin Manor (Little Rock)

With a beautiful estate and amazing architecture, Goodwin Manor is a hidden gem. You will have to see it to be able to take in its true beauty. The manor was constructed using Hacket Fieldstone quarried on the western boundary of Arkansas. Goodwin Manor features a two-story grand staircase made from a continuous pour of concrete, creating a stunning backdrop for wedding photos.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Photo courtesy of  The Wedding Barn and Event Center. Photo Credit: Jessica Robinson Photography.

The Wedding Barn and Event Center (Pangburn)

The Wedding Barn is an almost 12,000-square-foot venue located on 95 picturesque acres in Pangburn, Arkansas. By tying the knot at The Wedding Barn, you can enjoy a beautiful outdoor sunset ceremony with an elegant indoor reception, or take your wedding inside the barn and decorate it to your style. Your imagination is the only limitation to any event. From simple rustic to elaborate glamour, your wedding will be a special event to remember and cherish when hosted here.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of Jessica Robinson Photography

21C (Bentonville)

21C is a premier wedding venue in Northwest Arkansas. It is only a short walk to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art where wedding guests can be treated to an artistic experience. 21C weddings also feature catering by The Hive restaurant directed by Arkansas native chef Matthew McClure. This venue is perfect for unique wedding events from outdoor ceremonies to rocking receptions.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of  The Stirewalts

Fairlane Station (Springdale)

Fairlane Station is another hidden Arkansas wedding venue gem. The small eclectic urban space is a welcome change from your traditional wedding venue. Wedding packages even come with the quintessential Fairlane bikes for fun photo opportunities. If you’re looking for something different and unique with neutral colors and the feel of an industrial space, this wedding venue is for you.

To check out their website, Click Here.

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Ballroom on I Street (Bentonville)

Ballroom on I Street is a renovated 1930s home perfect for weddings where the bride and groom want to customize and personalize their day. What makes this space unique is the polished style simplicity: white with ceilings and chandeliers reaching 16 feet. This allows the wedding party to choose exactly what they want without having to worry about textures, patterned walls and colored carpets. The outside that surrounds is breathtaking and perfect for pictures with mature trees and boxwood-lined fences. One of the features is a gorgeous tree-lit outdoor space for ceremonies or the cocktail hour.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of Grand Prairie Center

Grand Prairie Center (Stuttgart)

This spacious auditorium and convention center is on the Stuttgart campus of Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas. The center has two banquet rooms waiting for your wedding event.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Moss Mountain Farm (Roland)

A wedding at Moss Mountain Farm is a unique experience surrounded by beauty and gracious Southern hospitality. P. Allen Smith’s picturesque estate and working farm with a collection of garden rooms, orchards, ponds, and an heirloom vegetable garden is an ideal (and yes, dreamy) wedding venue. Bridal parties may choose the ceremony and reception locations from the property’s numerous options, including a romantic and intimately-set English rose garden, a sprawling grass lawn, a fountain-terraced garden or the East rose lawn. The venue offers full-service catering, bar service and event staff. Activities following the ceremony may include a horse-drawn carriage ride, fireworks, a bonfire, hayrides or dinner and dancing in the temperature-controlled barn. When little girls plan their wedding, this is what they dream of.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Photo courtesy of Moss Mountain Farms

Photo courtesy of  Trinity Ridge Photography

St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable (Fayetteville)

St. Catherine’s at Bell Gable can be described as “classical elegance.” The unique, native stone chapel is nestled in the Ozark Mountains outside of Fayetteville. The wedding chapel location includes areas for indoor or outdoor ceremonies, a 1902 Mercedes-Benz limo, a stylish dressing room, an elegant water garden with water flowing over a waterwheel, and a cascading waterfall beside the chapel. Receptions may be held creekside, by the chapel or with the rustic elegance of the barn. Any wedding here is absolutely stunning.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of Sassafras Springs

Sassafras Springs Vineyard (Springdale)

Forget expensive destination weddings in Napa Valley or Italy. The most picturesque winery garden wedding venue is in Northwest Arkansas. The property’s numerous features make it unique; natural springs and beautiful landscaping will give your wedding a feel of grace and beauty.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of  Crystal Malloy Photography

The Barn at Twin Oaks (Dardanelle)

Rustic romantic dreams come true at The Barn Twin Oaks Ranch. A rustic setting for weddings, the ranch is all-inclusive and prides itself on making each wedding celebration unhurried and special by giving all their attention to the wedding of the day. The Twin Oaks Ranch’s design team continually creates sensational settings for any style or season.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of  The Photo Standard

Lookout Point Lakeside Inn (Hot Springs)

An idyllic lakeside garden wedding at Lookout Point Lakeside Inn makes for a perfect wedding venue. Lake Hamilton is home to Lookout Point Lakeside Inn, proclaimed as the “top romantic wedding venue” in Hot Springs. For the couple who wants an intimate, stress-free wedding, this is the place. This venue is for elopement packages only.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Photo courtesy of Roger Patton, Patton Photo

Jamestown Ranch (Greenbrier)

Jamestown Ranch is Faulkner County’s “Best of the Best” wedding event venue in Central Arkansas. The ranch is a scenic location with remarkable views of the Ozark foothills and a stylish horse barn with modern rustic ambiance. It is a premier venue for couples desiring to have a scenic outdoor ceremony and barn reception. Here, the brides love the sunset.

To check out their website, Click Here.

Photo courtesy of Uche Onyeyiri

Angelo’s Garden (Mayflower)

Created with almost every bride in mind, Angelo’s Garden is truly a dream wedding venue. Angelo’s Garden features a lush zoysia lawn overlooking the hills against a Greco-Roman wrought iron gazebo surrounded by a luxurious garden with exotic plants, box bushes and a variety of trees. Italian cypress trees wrap around an elegant, tiered palazzo fountain which is slightly elevated and serves as a backdrop for guests. It also features a row of 12 maple trees that line the north side of the ballroom, any photographer’s haven between October and early December. Whether your style is shabby chic, rustic, bohemian, country or elegant, treat your guests to an evening of fine dining and a dance party to remember. The 4,000-square-foot ballroom features a vaulted ceiling and decorative wooden trusses. The bride and groom will toast and dance under French Empire Chandeliers, evenly spaced along the ballroom to give an elegant night filled with memories to last a lifetime.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of  Stephanie Parsley Photography

Bella Terra Estate (Cabot)

Bella Terra Estate is over 6,000 square feet of heated and cooled space in central Arkansas. The barn has a huge towering ceiling featuring exposed beams, iron chandeliers and elegant lighting. Sitting on over 10 acres of beautiful pasture land with a huge pond featuring an elegant dock, there are many awesome photo opportunities to choose from. Polished and stained concrete floors, a built-in reclaimed wood bar, a wraparound balcony, and multiple his-and-her bathrooms are just a few of the barn’s features that make this wedding venue one to consider.

To check out their website, Click Here.

 

Photo courtesy of Barn at Richwoods

The Barn at Richwoods (Arkadelphia)

Surrounded by Southern elegance and rustic charm, Richwoods is another stunning location for a wedding event. The establishment is nestled against the framework of a working family farm where the roots of Southern hospitality run deep, adding a welcoming warmth to its beauty. 

To check out their website, Click Here.

There are so many more wonderful places in our state to tie the knot. What are some of your favorites?

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  1. Mindi Rice says:

    Don’t forget The Barn at Cypress Meadows Plantation! It’s owned by A Perfect Bloom Florist in Beebe! They can plan and coordinate your entire wedding at reasonable rates.

    http://www.cypressmeadowsplantation.com/

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