10 Best Wedding Venues in Arkansas You’re Sure To Love

The “Diamond State” is known for its natural beauty, but what many don’t realize is that Arkansas is the perfect backdrop for weddings of all sizes. Even large, luxurious celebrations!

A typical wedding in Arkansas ranges around $14,900 (according to data gathered in 2021). So, if you’re looking to stay on budget without compromising a bit of “glitz and glam,” you’ve come to the right state!

We’ve rounded up some of the best wedding venues in Arkansas—from castles to grand, historic hotels and idyllic estates. Even better? Most of these wedding venues offer a variety of packages to fit your wildest dreams for the big day!


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The Castle on Stagecoach

These 100 acres are a dream come true for a royal-inspired wedding with a countryside twist.

Boasting turrets, towers, ponds, horses, and pastures—among many other surrounding features—outdoor options at the Castle on Stagecoach are endless.

Looking to make your grand entrance on a horse-drawn carriage? Perhaps you have a large ceremony? Or maybe you’re hoping to keep things more intimate? The Castle on Stagecoach is truly a dream come true for accommodating any whim!

Price Range: Starts at $4,500.

Capacity: Up to 400 guests.

Find The Castle on Stagecoach at The Castle on Stagecoach or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Sassafras Springs Vineyard

Set on 70 acres, Sassafras Springs Vineyard exudes elegance. A 200-year-old tree graces the lush green space—perfect for a breezy ceremony.

The property also features redesigned horse stables, an open-air chapel, and a barn with five attached patios.

The winery, perhaps Sassafras’ crowning glory, leads down to a valley…ideal for sunset photos at the end of the beautiful day!

Price Range: Starts at $5,557.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Sassafras Springs Vineyard at Sassafras Springs Vineyard or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks

Plant lovers, rejoice! This gorgeous “venue” is set on 12 themed gardens. Even better? It’s been voted CitiScape Magazine’s “Best Place To Get Married” for more than seven years—so you know it’s a favorite for brides, grooms, and guests!

Say “I do” under the breezy, silk-draped Peace Arbor surrounded by roses, or usher your guests into the grand event hall for cocktails and dancing. The hall also features an adjoining terrace with a garden overlook.

Plus, the venue can host beautiful showers and rehearsal dinners!

Price: $250 to $3,600 (not including rental and set-up fees).

Capacity: Up to 800 guests.

Find The Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks at The Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Alda’s Magnolia Hill

Looking to get married in a place that resembles a painting? Located in Little Rock, Alda’s Magnolia Hill offers idyllic charm, lakeside views (three acres worth), and magnolia trees.

Its 1918 origins and misty scenery are a photographer’s dream, giving ceremonies a magical, otherworldly feel. Even better? A dove release over the lake is one of the venue’s iconic offerings!

Plus, the estate features a chandelier-studded dock, beautiful wooden rowboats, a horse-drawn carriage, and a vintage automobile perfect for a grand exit with fireworks.

Price Range: Starts at $8,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Alda’s Magnolia Hill at Alda’s Magnolia Hill or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Chenal Country Club

This championship course offers more than a fun day of golf! Nestled in the valley of Little Rock, Chenal Country Club is a luxurious choice for the big day—with rolling green hills, fountains, and no shortage of sparkling chandeliers.

Inside, the St. Andrews Ballroom is a popular choice for receptions, with its grand fireplace, cream and gold color scheme, and regal decor.

Guests can wander (cocktails in hand) onto the adjoining veranda for fresh air while the festivities continue throughout the night!

Price Range: Starts at $2,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Chenal Country Club at Chenal Country Club or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Gardens at Harmony

This premier event venue—previously a garden center—is a breathtaking option for an outdoor wedding.

Their newest addition, the New Orleans Courtyard, is modeled after the city of New Orleans and provides an open-air space for receptions and dancing.

Or, say “I do” on the patio, surrounded by lush greenery, an elegant stone fireplace, and the ambiance of softly-lit lights.

Plus, koi ponds and a stunning outdoor glass garden provide the serenity needed for the big day.

Price Range: Quotes available online.

Capacity: Up to 400 guests.

Find The Gardens at Harmony at Harmony Gardens or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Crescent Hotel

Constructed in 1886, The Crescent Hotel balances French Renaissance architecture with old Southern charm—atop a 15-acre Ozark mountain.

The property features five unique settings for the big day, including cottages, garden settings, and the grand ballroom. Indoor and outdoor, the hotel has options from intimate gatherings to large celebrations.

Even better: The venue features experienced wedding planners and day-of packages to eliminate stress, and ensure a smooth wedding!

Price: $2,195 to $4,250.

Capacity: Up to 100 guests.

Find The Crescent Hotel at The Crescent Hotel or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Legacy Acres

Legacy Acres is the epitome of Southern charm, with its 40 acres of rolling hills and crisp white accents. The property features four unique venues—The Chapel, Ballroom, Cottage, and Outdoor Pavilion—perfect for the choice of indoor or outdoor wedding ceremonies.

Pro Tip: The venue is on best display when filled or covered with gorgeous blooms! Some couples even rent a vintage car to complement the building’s white backdrop.

Looking to elope? The wedding venue has a selection of stunning options to make all your dreams come true in a personal, intimate way!

Price: Starts at $5,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

Find Legacy Acres at Legacy Acres or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Heroncrest

This premier lakeside venue with panoramic views is nothing short of picturesque. Heroncrest offers 20 acres of unparalleled grandeur—and the fourth largest wedding space in Northwest Arkansas.

Bathed in natural light, the building’s airy interior offers the perfect setting for a stunning wedding and/or reception. Chairs and tables are included in the rental cost, as well as full setup, and adequate parking for a guest list.

Even better? The venue has a full commercial prep kitchen!

Price: Starts at $10,800 (for a weekend during non-peak season).

Capacity: Up to 700 guests.

Find Heroncrest at Heroncrest or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Pratt Place Inn & Barn

Recognized by Martha Stewart as one of the premier wedding venues in the state, Pratt Place Inn & Barn is situated on 140 acres of meadows and woodland.

The property features an elegant cottage with seven rooms, open for wedding week reservation—currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

With skylights, high-set windows, and exposed wood, The Barn is perhaps the most popular spot for receptions. Dual staircases lead to a cozy loft above, where guests can enjoy a cocktail and watch the lively celebrations below.

Price: Starts at $3,000.

Capacity: Up to $700 guests.

Find Pratt Place Inn & Barn at Pratt Place Inn & Barn or check out Facebook.

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