Elmwood Gardens

680 An County Road 446 Elmwood, Palestine, TX 75803 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Elmwood Gardens

Elmwood Gardens is a historic farm venue in the greater Dallas, Texas area. This whimsical and romantic venue features country elements in garden spaces where couples can wed, dine, and celebrate. Gazebos, fountains, and greenery await at Elmwood Gardens, located a scenic two-hour drive from downtown Dallas.

Facilities and Capacity
This venue welcomes a maximum of 300 guests for a couple’s wedding. At Elmwood Gardens, couples have numerous scenic wedding locations for their event. There are four ceremony-specific sites at this venue. There is a Wedding Walk, where couples walk down the aisle beneath the beams of a rustic wooden frame to a garden gazebo. At this ornate metal gazebo couples can exchange vows and begin their lives together. There is also a Stonewood Garden. At this location couples will find massive stones and boulders as well as a stone-laden water garden with a waterfall as their backdrop. This is a beautiful natural space for a couple’s wedding, completely unique to these gardens. There is also an open-air chapel, with a wooden frame and bell as the backdrop, and the Doors to Forever at the Trees of Faith, that couples may choose for their ceremony. Following the ceremony couples can take photos throughout these picturesque gardens. Fountains, flowers and foliage all await. Receptions can then take place in the Grand Texas Hall, capable of accommodating 300 guests for dinner with a dance floor. This antique country structure includes wooden ceilings, hardwood floors, and romantic lighting for a couple’s reception.

Services Offered
Couples will find many helpful services at their disposal when they host their wedding at Elmwood Gardens. Staff members assist with setup of the event, while couples get ready for their day in a bridal suite. Other services at this venue include:

  • Cake
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Valet

Cuisine
Bartenders at this venue serve champagne for a toast and premium liquor from an open bar. Couples can have a signature drink at their reception and provide other varieties of outside alcohol to ensure they have their drink of choice for the night. Chefs cook up nearly every type of cuisine, from American to Caribbean and Indian to Mexican and everything in between. Gluten-free, kosher, lactose-free, no pork, nut-free, organic, vegan, and vegetarian options can all be offered for guests with dietary restrictions. The menu items for a couple’s reception can be served in the following catering styles:

  • Buffet
  • Cake
  • Cake cutting
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Other Services
Not only can couples host a ceremony and reception at this venue, they can also use it for a bridal shower or engagement party. For any occasion, they will find event items and rentals that include the usual tables and chairs with chair covers and a dance floor, but also:

  • Aisle markers
  • Aisle runners
  • Altar/arches
  • Audio equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tent accessories
  • Tents
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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Rhea-Lynn · Getting married on 05/04/2019

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    Michael has been the absolute most amazing person in helping us get exactly what we want AND MORE for our perfect wedding day! He generally responds within just a couple of minutes when I have a question or even if I'm just saying hi and telling him something about my day. When I first received a message from him reguarding Elmwood Gardens, I immediately felt that he truly cared that we were able to achieve everything we dream of for the wedding. He was very understanding when we had to bring our son, Kye, to our tour of the venue and even included him in the conversation. Kye enjoyed acting like one of the adults and even started trying to take over for Michael, which he thought was adorable. Michael is extremely accommodating and caring. He checks on us to see how we are doing every week. He has simply been the most amazing person, without him, I would probably have to wait a couple of years for a ceremony or get married at a place I wasn't happy with. He has made the impossible, possible in our near future. A beautiful ceremony with a gorgeous reception and at a cost that doesn't have me hyperventilating. Thank you Michael for all you have done and continue to do to make my (our) dream wedding come to life.

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    Kellie · Married on 06/02/2018

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    Excellent!

    Words cannot begin to describe how thankful and blessed we feel for Elmwood Gardens by Provence. We got married June 2, 2018 at this absolutely stunning venue. After our first visit, there was no doubt that this was the perfect place to start our forever with all our friends and family. They were so accommodating to our 380-count guest list (yes, you heard that right 380 people attended our wedding). Pam and Michael were the absolute best and their hospitality was undeniable from beginning to end. Anything we needed or had any questions about, they were there to help. Even though it was about 104 degree Texas weather, our wedding was a complete DREAM. We are still to this day getting compliments on how beautiful the venue was. Pam is a phenomenal chef and provided us with many and all options from cocktails & hors d’oeuvres to deserts and of course my requested mac & cheese bar. She took all suggestions and assured all expectations would be met. And they all definitely were. Everything from the decorations, dance floor, banquet hall to grooms/bridal cottage was so convenient and easy. They helped us check everything off our list. Helped with rentals and even picked them up and dropped them off for us. Every visit we had at the venue we felt at home.

    We were the first couple to get married at the brand new ceremony site, the Doors to Forever at the Trees of Faith. They showed us all the options available to have the ceremony at and even though this spot was in the beginning stages of being built, we knew this was the perfect spot. The two gorgeously large oak trees in the middle of the pasture was picture perfect. All of our visions came to life here. It was definitely an unforgettable night that our guests and especially us will never forget!

    That day was the most perfect, magical, best day yet and all thanks to Pam and Michael at Elmwood Gardens! We now have a lifelong friendship and will definitely stop by for a visit when can. If you are looking for the same experience as us then Elmwood Gardens is your place!

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Elmwood Gardens FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 6,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 6,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Glassware, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 5.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Open Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Farm/Ranch, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Cake, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

3 Wedding Deals & Discounts

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    $1000 OFF FRIDAY/SUNDAY SITE RENTAL & ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES
    $1000 OFF OUR SITE RENTAL PACKAGE OR ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE FOR FRIDAY/SUNDAY DATES!
  • Elmwood Gardens 2
    SPECIAL FOR 2014 SUNDAY'S
    THIS PACKAGE IS FOR A SUNDAY DATE IN 2014 ONLY! THE PACKAGE INCLUDES: 4 HOURS FOR THE CEREMONY AND RECEPTION, 5 HOURS EARLY ACCESS AND USE OF OUR DRESSING COTTAGES, CHOICE OF CEREMONY SITE (INCLUDE CEREMONY CHAIRS), HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGE OR VINTAGE WHITE CONVERTIBLE FOR BRIDE'S ENTRANCE TO THE CERMONY SITE, 4200 SQUARE FOOT INDOOR RECEPTION HALL WITH TABLE CHAIRS AND WHITE LINENS, PLUS A FREE BRIDES CAKE, GROOMS CAKE, & 50 CAKE POPS!!!! UP TO 150 GUESTS: $2000
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    Friday/Sunday Savings! $500 Off All Inclusive Packages!
    Save $500 on an All Inclusive Package when you book a Friday or Sunday Wedding!

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5 Endorsements

  • ATW Productions
    ATW Productions Wedding Videographers

    We love Elmwood Gardens!!!

  • Jennifer Willard Photography
    Jennifer Willard Photography Wedding Photographers

    Best Place voted by Wedded Bliss & The Knott 3 years in a roll. Tell Laura Ann & Dee Dee we sent you. You will fall in love with all of the different and unique spots around this country estate has to show.

  • The Fatt Apple Catering
    The Fatt Apple Catering Wedding Caterers

    We, at The Fatt Apple Catering, absolutely love working at Elmwood Gardens! Dee Dee and Laura Ann make every wedding so professional and easy to deal with from beginning to end! They are amazing people that are amazing to work with!!! Two thumbs up for this venue!!!

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  • 680 An County Road 446 Elmwood Palestine, Texas, 75803 See on map
    903-225-1569 (Phone number)

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