Fort Worth's Guide to Weddings
Planning your dream wedding can feel overwhelming – because it is! From planners and production to talents in florals, food, and photography, simply finding the most exceptional wedding experts to enlist for your big day can be half the battle – especially in a city whose wedding resource roster is as impressive and extensive as Fort Worth’s. Whether your partner is dropping hints that they are about to pop the question or wedding bells are already ringing, wherever you are in the planning process, we’ve Scouted the best-of-the-best to handle your every wedding want and need.
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd | @theamoncarter | Located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District, the Amon Carter is a truly iconic venue for wedding ceremonies or receptions. With a variety of elegant spaces from the grand galleries to the spacious, picturesque lawn, the Amon Carter’s brilliant architecture and picturesque design serves as the most sophisticated of settings for your nuptials.
111 Hampton St | @artspace111events | At the intersection of modern and vintage, this working gallery and chic event space offers a truly one-of-a-kind atmosphere for your wedding. In addition to the main gallery where some of Fort Worth’s most innovative art pieces are found, the venue encompasses two beautiful sculpture gardens and a dazzling outdoor patio, allowing couples a gorgeous indoor/outdoor setting to say “I Do.”
5165 County Road 2013 | @roughcreeklodge | Just a little over an hour outside of Fort Worth, Rough Creek Lodge boasts over 10,000 acres of possibilities for planning your perfect day. Whether you say your vows in the charming 1800s-style white chapel or start your wedded bliss beneath a canopy of oak trees in the scenic Grove, Rough Creek Lodge will help make for a memorable day. They also offer plentiful activities to keep your guests entertained all weekend long.
CATERING & CAKES
1501 W Magnolia Ave | @ellerbefinefoods | Named as one of Bon Appetit’s Best New Restaurants in America, Ellerbe Fine Foods specializes in elegant, true farm-to-table fare that rotates to highlight the very best of the season’s bounty. Described as “upscale country cooking,” their culinary team will customize a menu for your palate that showcases an incredible array of fresh, seasonal, local, and sustainable food. We highly recommend this luxurious yet approachable dining option for your big day.
106 E Daggett Ave | @loft22cakes | An award-winning artist and pastry chef, Tareka Lofton of Loft22 Cakes and her talented talented team of bakers and cake artists are known for crafting dream wedding cakes that dazzle in both taste and design. Choose one of her crowd-pleasing classic flavors like red velvet or lemon, or opt for something over-the-top tasty like her signature orange sherbet or maple bacon flavors. Looking for a multi-tier with fresh florals? Intricate sugar work? Themed grooms cake? Look no further.
2201 N Commerce St | @joetgarcias | A true Fort Worth tradition, this iconic restaurant in a must for rehearsal dinners or engagement parties. Celebrate with your guests under the twinkling lights on the lush courtyard patio or in their lively indoor space boasting cozy, authentic charm over fresh margaritas and to-die-for Mexican dishes.
@mysweetroots | Ideal for tying your guests over as they mix and mingle over sips of champagne and signature sips during cocktail hour, My Sweet Roots offers gorgeous grazing tables and delicious spreads to elevate any occasion. From assorted antipasti, imported charcuterie, and specialty cheeses to gourmet spreads, fresh fruits, and crunchy crudités, your guests will delight in diving in to each sophisticated tasty tidbit.
3405 W 7th St | @righteousfoods | For pre-wedding event catering needs, Righteous Foods offers crave-worthy clean eats prepared by experienced chefs who thoughtfully prepare each dish with organically sourced ingredients. It’s a fantastic option for health-conscious dining option before all the indulgences of the big day.
@peacock_farmandflower | This florist doesn’t just do adorable flower truck pop-ups around town – Peacock Farm & Floral is the perfect local choice for beautiful custom blooms for all pre-wedding events from engagement parties to bridal showers. Plus their floral truck makes for a darling experiential addition that you and your guests will love.
@canonsawyer | Everything from pre-wedding events and engagements to the big day, for photographs that will become your most treasured keepsakes, look no further than Canon Elizabeth. With a flair for detail, she captures each precious moment through beautiful imagery and is an absolute delight to have behind the camera at any event.
GIFTING & REGISTRY
2100 Hulen St | @pstheletter | For decades, PS The Letter has served as Fort Worth’s wedding registry one-stop shop for successful homemaking and entertaining. From fine China and everyday dining essentials to kitchen accessories, home decor, and linens, this store has every conceivable want and need for happy couples.
4911 Camp Bowie Blvd | @initiallyyoursfw | From embroidered cocktail napkins to monogrammed towels, Initially Yours has every gift for the happy couple with the perfect personal touch. Plus, it’s the destination for custom bachelorette party cups, hats, pouches, tumblers, and more!
@calligraphy_by_md | For save-the-dates and invitations with timeless design and exquisite detail that will leave a lasting impression, add a personalized touch with custom hand lettering courtesy of expert calligrapher, Morgan DeGarmo of Calligraphy by MD. She’s even great for reception place cards, seating charts, and anything else that needs a personalized touch!
2100 Hulen St | @pstlpaper | For gorgeous save-the-dates and invitations, PS the Letter’s paper department offers a fabulous selection of fine paper goods from a variety of vendors. From intricate embossing and delicate letterpress, and everything in between, brides and grooms to be can customize every detail of their wedding suites.
BRIDAL PARTY TROUSSEU
4900 Camp Bowie Blvd | @shophalehouse | The staple of Fort Worth’s most fashion-forward and fun-loving residents, House House’s expansive, ultra-colorful selection has just what you need to assemble an irresistible wardrobe for wherever your honeymoon takes you. You’ll even find fun bridal-themed earrings, beaded bags, and other accessories, perfect for sporting during your lively bachelorette weekend.
@ilahayes | Primp and prep with your bridal party on the big day in matching pajama sets and robes from Lila + Hayes. They’re stylish, luxuriously soft, and look effortlessly chic for getting ready photos. Plus, they make an amazing gift to give your bridesmaids!
4696 Camp Bowie Blvd | @reads_jewelers | If you’re already in the wedding planning process, you likely already have things covered engagement ring-wise. But if you’re still in the market for the ideal marital memento, Reads Jewelers is the trusted resource for Fort Worth couples with discerning tastes. From engagement rings to wedding bands, here you’ll find the finest selection of diamonds in a plethora of cuts and settings, precious metals in traditional and unique styles, plus custom designs for something one-of-a-kind.
4516 Hartwood Dr | @thesquireshopfw | From engagement and bachelor parties to entertaining the in-laws, rehearsal dinners, and honeymoon wardrobes, best-dressed grooms look to the Squire Shop. Here you’ll find a wide range of luxury brands like David Donahue, Peter Millar, and Ralph Lauren in everything from athleisure and upscale casual to more formal styles for all your wedding apparel needs.
BRIDAL party primping
@ashley_mcnabb_artistry | If you are looking for an extreme talent and true expertise in makeup artistry for your wedding day glam, look no further than Ashley McNabb. Her bridal style is glowy, fresh, and naturally glamorous for a look that is practically the very definition of blushing bride. She books up month’s in advance so don’t delay on reserving her for your big day!
@shamelesstourist | From where to stay, how to get there, what to do, where to eat, and every little detail in between, The Shameless Tourist are just the pros to leave your honeymoon plans to. With countless resources at their fingertips, they provide luxury concierge services, going above and beyond to plan a truly romantic trip of a lifetime. And with numerous hotel partnerships throughout the world and an affiliate of Avenue Two Travel, one of the largest luxury travel agencies in the nation, they are truly a premier honeymoon resource for couples.
@carolineareynolds | The newest form of entertainment taking over the wedding industry, live wedding painting is a truly special way to capture the excitement and romance of the big day. Throughout the night, you and your guests will watch as artist Caroline Reynolds brings the magic of the celebration to life with each brush stroke in a masterpiece you will treasure for years to come.
Enjoy and don’t forget to tell them Scout sent you!