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Kathy Cannella - Owner/Operator of the Chisholm Trail Rustic Venue


Kathy Cannella bought the Chisholm Trail Rustic Venue in 2016. She earned her degree in Hospitality Management from Texas Tech University and had always dreamed of owning an Event Venue ever since she was 19 years old and finally that dream came true! She absolutely LOVES what she does and has a real passion for helping her clients create those special memories by providing the perfect venue for them.

There is a real history to this venue like no other around which makes it even more even sits right next door to the historic Chisholm Trail Museum. Just down the road is Lake Pat Cleburne where you can kayak or fish. This beautiful venue is family and pet friendly with a swing set for kids...a Saloon for the adults....and a fire pit for the entire family....but just don't forget the firewood & S'mores!!


•Private Venue – spread over 2.5 acres
•4B/4B Log Cabin Guesthouse - sleeps 8
•Cowboy Hotel - sleeps 2
•Western Town with fire pit
•Saloon with bar and refrigerator
•Event Barn – 2000 sq ft barn can seat up to 150 guests
•Covered Outdoor Pavilion
•Tables & Chairs – venue provides enough to seat 100 guests
•Sound System – venue provides wireless Bluetooth PA system with microphone
•Outdoor Ceremony Area
•Bridal Suite – located in the Guesthouse
•Groomsmen's Suite – located in the Jail
•BYOB venue - with a TABC license

•Cleburne - Perfectly located within 30 minutes from downtown Fort Worth. Our venue is located along Hwy 67 going towards Glen Rose and next door to the Chisholm Trail Museum. Look for the life size cattle drive silhouettes and you know you’re almost there!

Hotels – Minutes from a large variety of overnight accommodations in Cleburne and a majority of the hotels offer discounts for the guests of the Chisholm Trail Rustic Venue but must ASK for it!

*Food, Alcohol, Decorations, Bartenders, Vendors and Insurance are not included

Located on the historic Chisholm Trail