Opinion: Venue is the single most important decision you’ll make about your wedding. After all, sense of place dictates everything from dress code to decor theme to how many of your parents’ friends you can physically fit in the joint (sorry, Mom). Hence our excitement over The Venue Report’s list of the hottest wedding venue openings around the globe. Below, ten of the buzziest spaces on the list, from an elegant hacienda in upstate New York to a high-design chapel in Texas. Keep scrolling—then head over to the Venue Report for the full, gorgeous rundown.
Foxfire La Colina (Mt. Tremper, New York)
If your vibe is relaxed, effortlessly bohemian and supremely ‘Grammable, this Spanish-inspired B&B-meets-event venue is just the ticket. We especially love the courtyard, which feels so European and provides the dreamiest setting for intimate, alfresco receptions.
The Madrones & The Brambles (Anderson Valley, California)
Considering a glamping weekend? This rustically elegant estate can accommodate up to 200 wedding guests. And did we mention it’s nestled in a redwood forest? A nature lover’s dream, indeed.
Catesby Farm Estate (Middleburg, Virginia)
This beautifully outfitted country estate boasts “landscaped grounds, a greenhouse, an event barn, five houses and a manor house”—in addition to rolling hills and vineyards. In other words, you can book an entire wedding weekend here and host each event in a different, stunning setting.
The Church at Hotel Peter & Paul (New Orleans, Louisiana)
History, high style and NOLA charm abound at this newly refurbished hotel and event space. How majestic is this former convent sanctuary as a reception spot?
The Black Barn at Jorgensen Farms (New Albany, Ohio)
A barn wedding, but make it fashun. We swoon for this elegant black barn, which is situated on rolling acres of organic farmland. (Bonus points: A coordinator and furniture are included in the wedding package.)
159 Rutledge (Charleston, South Carolina)
Calling all history buff brides, this Charleston manse offers architectural goodies like wide plank floors, exposed beams and original brick and stucco walls. Bonus points: There’s a beautiful old wine cellar, which makes an ideal cocktail hour stopover before heading up to the ballroom for dancing.
Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort Los Cabos (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico)
Behold: Stunning modern architecture, oceanfront gardens and sweeping views of the Sea of Cortez. If you’re pining for a destination beach wedding, this luxury hotel offers the best of everything in one manageable site.
The Barn at Avington (Hampshire, England)
It doesn’t get much dreamier than this working horse farm in the English countryside. While the barn itself is crisp and contemporary, the grounds feel removed from time—and serve as the ideal backdrop to your English garden party-themed nuptials.
The Emerson (Kaufman, Texas)
Fancy yourself a purist? This Leanne Ford-designed chapel and event space, located just outside of Dallas-Fort Worth, offers up minimalist charm and Pinterest-perfect natural lighting. Better still, with a canvas this blank, it’s ready for some bold event design.
This Must Be The Place / Mas Casamitjana (Barcelona, Spain)
The options are endless at this boho Catalonia Hills estate. Think: ceremony in a restored stone barn, dance party in an enclosed courtyard and flower-draped balconies for bouquet tosses and stealing away for a romantic moment alone . Le sigh.