There are plenty of beautiful places to host weddings in Texas. However, one of my favorites is Wylde Acres in Longview. This property spans over 16 acres and offers a cozy, intimate setting for couples to declare their love for one another and start their journey as husband and wife. You can even customize the venue’s versatile outdoor landscapes and rustic interior spaces to suit your vision! Keep reading to learn more about this wonderful venue.
Wylde Acres has a rich history, starting as a family home over 25 years ago. For the first several decades, Wylde Acres housed the family until it was converted into an event venue. The house is still full of the original family’s memories. They hope the property continues to be a welcoming retreat for others to create their own memories.
This venue blends the outside and inside with large glass doors, great entrance rooms, and stunning event spaces. Located just outside Longview, Texas, Wylde Acres contains sixteen acres of beautiful property and woods. Among the nearby attractions are yard games, fishing, and golf courses. Wylde Acres is known for its fun-filled celebrations filled with lots of laughter and lots of love!
Location: 2864 Smelley Road, Longview, Texas 75605
Wylde Acres served as a private family home for decades. It has since opened its doors for couples who want a secluded, enchanting location to exchange their vows and start their lives together. The property has lots of outdoor space for celebrations of all styles, from the expansive lawn areas to the tranquil fishing pond. Wylde Acres is filled with mature, flourishing trees surrounding the property, providing privacy, excellent natural scenery, and an enchanting ambiance.
This cozy, intimate wedding venue allows couples to design the fairytale wedding they’ve always imagined. The ambiance is warm and welcoming, a peaceful retreat surrounded by Longview’s woods. The charming interior made from beautiful pine, the large indoor and outdoor event spaces, the multiple bedrooms, and the rustic wooden porch make this venue stand out from the rest.
Wylde Acres features unique outdoor areas for activities, including a lake for fishing. Numerous amenities and decorations are available for couples to use as they design the wedding day of their dreams.
After couples exchange their vows in an outdoor ceremony, couples and their guests can move to the main house for cocktail hour and the reception. The main house features a covered wraparound porch with 3,000 square feet of space for family and friends to relax and mingle between the ceremony and reception. The house’s pine construction and floor-to-ceiling windows provide the perfect backdrop for a warm, inviting indoor celebration. Exposed wood beams and large chandeliers decorate the ceiling, casting a warm, romantic glow on the event space. This house also has a large dance floor so guests can dance the night away.
Wylde Acres features seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a family kitchen. You can also use these rooms as getting-ready spaces for bridal parties or overnight accommodations for out-of-town guests.
The venue offers tables, chairs, linens, arches, arbors, chandeliers, LED candles, antique furniture (including doors, windows, and couches), lanterns, and artificial greenery. Wylde Acres is full of romantic, elegant decor and enchanting pieces to create a memorable event.
If you’re looking for a stunning backdrop for your wedding day photos, Wylde Acres has plenty of options. The towering trees, lush greenery, and expansive outdoor spaces make Wylde Acres a beautiful place for wedding day photography. Couples can enjoy an outdoor ceremony, with photos of the bride and groom exchanging vows under an arbor. As the sun sets behind the rows of trees, the wedding party can pose for snapshots together after the ceremony.
Additionally, the couple can take photos in front of large floor-to-ceiling windows that let in lots of natural light. Elegant hanging chandeliers and delicate floral elements create a warm, romantic backdrop for reception photos.
Whether you’re looking for package options to accommodate elopements, micro-weddings, or large and luxurious celebrations, Wylde Acres has wedding packages to fit every couple’s needs and budget.
Wedding packages include:
Whether couples plan a DIY event and choose their own vendors or have everything taken care of by the venue as part of an all-inclusive package, Wylde Acres offers wedding packages to suit every couple’s needs and budget.
Venue rentals include tables, chairs, aisle runners, centerpieces, linens, arbors, and decor, including candles, lanterns, barware, faux succulents, and various antique furniture. The event team at Wylde Acres has a list of preferred vendors for couples to choose from, including caterers, DJs, and event coordinators. Wylde Acres can host everything from the engagement party, to the wedding shower, to engagement sessions, to the wedding ceremony and reception.
Wedding rentals include a bridal suite, chairs, linens, and tables. There are three event spaces available for use, including covered outdoor spaces. Parking is available for wedding guests.
So if you’re ready to start your journey as a married couple surrounded by the beauty of the Texas countryside, Wylde Acres is the perfect destination for you. Wylde Acres is a beautiful countryside wedding venue with many amenities and rental items, gorgeous views, and stunning indoor and outdoor event spaces. With over 16 acres of gorgeous grounds, this venue is an enchanting location that can accommodate any couple’s unique vision for their special day.
Since you’re looking at wedding venues, and I happen to be a wedding photographer, I’d love to assist you with your wedding photography needs! Contact me today to start chatting about your dream wedding day! While you’re here, be sure to check out my Texas wedding photography portfolio to view more of my work!