Farmers Branch Historical Park is a wedding venue located in Dallas, Texas. Beautifully situated on 27-acres of splendid gardens and parks, the area traces more than 165 years of North Texas history. With an array of indoor and outdoor event spaces, couples can transform any picturesque area to suit their preferred style and celebration.
Facilities and Capacity
From the largest most extravagant celebrations to smaller more intimate gatherings, the venue can host any type of occasion. For more traditional ceremonies, the 1890s-style church provides an idyllic backdrop for intimate and private celebrations. A gorgeous red brick footpath leads to the main entrance of the church, surrounded amongst the grounds sublime gardens and green lawns, the church is perfectly tucked away for friends and families to immerse themselves in the special event. Featuring classic wooden pews and flooring, the white-washed walls allow couples to decorate the church to reflect their personal design and personalities. The venue can accommodate ceremonies of up to 100 guests. For couples seeking to make the most of the natural setting the venue offers, the Gazebo and Patio area make for fantastic ceremonies and receptions during summertime months under the warm Texan sunshine. Guests can exchange vows within the simply stunning gazebo that is laced with vine leaves and carefully arranged bushes. After the ceremony at the Gazebo, couples can celebrate long into the night at the open-air patio area. The spacious event space can be configured in a variety and has ample space for seated guests as well as a dance floor and live entertainment. Additional event spaces include the 1937 Dodson House, the Dodson Meadow, and the Gilbert Meadow.
Farmers Branch Historical Park provides couples with several event services and rental items to make their planning preparations run as smoothly and as stress-free as possible. Couples are given the lead role in organizing every aspect of their weddings, ensuring no small detail is overlooked. The venue’s professional staff can guide couples through each service to assure the right venue and services are chosen. Alternatively, couples can work with outside vendors to help in the planning process, making sure their day is an overall success. Other event services and rental items available include:
7 Reviews for Farmers Branch Historical Park
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Katherine Galis · Married on 05/19/2019
I just had my wedding in the branch and it felt like a fairytale to me. The venue itself is gorgeous and is blooming with flowers and greenery. It is also a huge venue that gives you many opportunities to take fun or romantic wedding pictures. The bathrooms have just been remodeled and it looks amazing! We had our wedding in the Old Church within the venue and the church felt intimate and beautiful. It is teeming with so much history and character. It feels amazing getting married in a structure that so many other couples have been united in. The church has a piano one can use during the ceremony, and it is traditional for the bride and groom to pull the rope at the entrance of the church and ring the church bells at the end of the ceremony! Originally our plan was to have our reception in the beautiful gazebo area, but a storm the night before my wedding made that impossible. Although I was devastated by the storm, the team at the venue did everything in their power to make sure that my wedding remain just as special. Luckily the venue offers a backup plan for the gazebo area which is the Dodson House. The house is beautiful and cozy but pretty spacious for a small wedding. It is also air-conditioned which is ideal for wedding in the summers. Kim Chapman who is in charge of the area is an amazingly kind and patient woman. She walked me and my husband through the entire process, made recommendations for a wedding block at a hotel, and got us our sound permit at no additional costs. Multiple times she and the staff have given us tours of the venue so that we could show our parent and in-laws our vision for the wedding. At the wedding Kim Chapman, gave us a beautiful gift from the venue's gift shop to always remember our special day. Also, the venue gives you the options to buy and engrave a brick to be installed onto the venue so that you could leave your mark for only $50. The cost of the venue was affordable especially with the significant discount they give you if you do a room block in one of their listed hotels in Farmers Branch. My wedding did not go exactly as plan, but it was even better than I thought it could be, and in a place radiating with such beauty and history, you can't go wrong. Overall, I cannot imagine a better place in all of Texas to have a wedding.Sent on 06/04/2019
Barbara Seymour Woodring · Married on 03/10/2019
Perfect for a small second wedding, or any wedding for that matter!
We had a small ceremony and wanted a quiet, intimate spot. It was perfect! The staff was accommodating and kind. Having the handicap ramp was a huge help for my Mom. I loved everything about this place.Sent on 04/05/2019
Farmers Branch Historical Park's reply:Thank you for sharing your special day with the Historical Park. It was a pleasure to host your wedding.
Shelbi Weaver · Married on 11/11/2018
I had a small and simple wedding and this venue was perfect for what I had planned. From the antique church and Dodson house to the garden it was truly a dream.Sent on 12/11/2018
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