Spring is on the way, which means wedding season is following close behind. The COVID-19 pandemic saw the meteoric rise in the availability of event venues, specifically wedding venues, which means couples need to shop for their 'happily-ever-afters' early.

Fortunately, Abilene and the Big Country have a venue for every aesthetic, budget, guest list, and love story. These venues stick close to Abilene itself, which means easy travel for guests flying or driving into the area.

Keep scrolling to see 12 venues in the Abilene area that will take your breath away, whether you're going rustic, glam, or somewhere in between.

12 Gorgeous Wedding Venues in the Abilene Area

Looking to tie the knot in the Big Country? From rustic flavor to sleek modern style, here are 12 of the prettiest wedding venues in the Abilene area.

If you want a sleek, chic, or sophisticated look without traveling to a faraway city like DFW, look to cultural institutions like The Grace Museum. If the Grace is a bit too dramatic, downtown spots like The Mill, Station 1, 201 Mesquite, and the SODA District Courtyard can still be upscale without being visually overwhelming.

Couples in the market for rustic, country, or Western-style weddings have plenty of options in and around Abilene, too.

Several city-centric places like the SODA District Courtyard and Station 1 can also be styled in favor of "farmhouse"... or you could visit The Acre or Sparkles and Spurs Wedding Venue if you want a wedding at an actual farmhouse.

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Venues with Pinterest-inspired "wedding barns," like Sabrina Cedars and Staple 6 Barn, check all the boxes needed for an all-in-one country or Western wedding. And for the more traditional folks who want a wedding at a small chapel but still need the convenience of a single event space, The Meadows is worth checking out.

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