20 of the Best Austin Wedding Venues - Darien Chui Photography

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20 of the Best Austin Wedding Venues

Wedding Venues

Austin weddings are unique, with options for every style and budget. Many people book wedding venues in Austin, TX at the following locations:

  1. Homes
  2. Barns and farms
  3. Banquet halls
  4. Country clubs
  5. Historical buildings

And more than half of weddings involve an outdoor ceremony or reception – sometimes both. So, if you’re looking for the perfect Austin wedding venues, there are many great options in and around the area.

Top 20 Best Austin Wedding Venues

1. The Addison Grove

The Addison Grove offers a dream wedding location that is a mere 15 minutes from the heart of the city. As one of the leading wedding venues in Austin, Addison Grove offers a complete, rolling glass door wall that provides the flexibility of an outdoor or indoor reception in seconds.

Surrounded by towering oak trees and a rural setting among a majestic barn backdrop, the Addison Grove is whimsical and enchanting.

You’ll find the rustic beauty of a barn with oversized chandeliers and an excellent staff that will go the extra mile to make your wedding unforgettable.

  • Address: 11903 Fitzhugh Road Austin, Texas 78736
  • Pricing: $3,000 – $8,000+
  • Capacity: Up to 300
  • Website: https://www.theaddisongrove.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 904-9656
Outdoor Trees Wedding Ceremony Venue

2. Hotel Saint Cecilia

Hotel Saint Cecilia is a unique venue that offers the perfect space for an intimate wedding of up to 85 guests. The hotel offers beautiful bungalows, a pool and a massive lounge area. If you want to enjoy an outdoor and indoor venue, Hotel Saint Cecilia is the perfect venue for you.

Step outdoors onto the lawn with towering oaks and lush private grounds, or enjoy the décor that is inspired by 60s and 70s rock-and-roll.

Multiple rental options are available, along with suites for the happy couple and guests of honor to stay in. For something a little different in Austin, this is the ideal wedding venue for you.

  • Address: Hotel Saint Cecilia 112 Academy Drive Austin, Texas 78704
  • Pricing:  $100 – $400 per person
  • Capacity: Up to 85
  • Website: https://hotelsaintcecilia.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 852-2400

3. The LINE Austin

From one boutique hotel to another, the LINE was once a jazz club and is now filled with creative energy that makes every wedding a memorable occasion. Fun and hip, the venue has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the lake and is the perfect setting for a sunset wedding.

The Topaz Ballroom is just one of the many venue rooms to choose from.

The LINE has something for everyone, from lake views to relaxing outdoor patios with the city and lake shining in the distance.

4. The Contemporary

Laguna Gloria has been named one of the best wedding venues in Austin, and with a moderate price and spectacular waterfront views, it’s a picturesque place to have a wedding. Outdoor ceremonies and receptions are most common.

Sculptures, natural landscapes and history offer a romantic setting for any venue.

Indoor space is also available, too. The venue also boasts the Driscoll Villa, which is an Italian-style villa that screams “amore” to the lovely couple.

5. Blanton Museum of Art

If you want a truly unique Austin wedding venue, Blanton Museum is one of the best around. Step into the museum and be met with towering ceilings and skylights that fill the space. Perfect for art lovers, the venue is currently undergoing construction, so it’s unavailable for rent for the time being.

However, couples are still clamoring to rent the space, which is filled with art and galleries to explore.

Plus, with all of the art, the venue requires very little decorations on your big day.

  • Address: 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Austin, TX 78712
  • Pricing: $5,000+
  • Capacity: Up to 150
  • Website: http://blantonmuseum.org/
  • Phone Number: (512) 471-5482

6. South Congress Hotel

South Congress Hotel melds modern designs with a minimalistic feel into one perfect venue in Austin. A sprawling 2,300 sq. ft. of venue space is available, along with plush gardens and a courtyard that offers the ideal opportunity to take wedding photos.

Floor-to-ceiling windows and a beautiful modern interior await.

  • Address: 1603 South Congress Austin, Texas 78704
  • Pricing:  Starting at $3,680
  • Capacity:  180 seated / 250 standing
  • Websitehttps://southcongresshotel.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 920-6405

7. Barr Mansion, Ballroom and Farmstead

Right outside the heart of Austin sits this 100-year-old Victorian Mansion with a sprawling estate, ballroom with 40-foot-tall glass walls and organic cuisine. Space is available for outdoor and indoor weddings, and the open-air concept is perfect for an airy, romantic wedding.

The Ballroom is in an 1800s Dutch Barn – perfect for a country wedding. However, the Farmstead is an open-air concept ideal for a more modern wedding.

  • Address: 10463 Sprinkle Road Austin, TX 78754
  • Pricing: Moderate
  • Capacity: Up to 300
  • Websitehttps://www.barrmansion.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 926-6907

8. The Vista on Seward Hill

The Vista on Seward Hill is 10 minutes outside of downtown Austin and is a private oasis that is perfect for any wedding. Large, expansive outdoor spaces and massive chandeliers in indoor spaces make the venue both rustic and elegant.

Couples rent the entire space, so they’re able to enjoy the outdoors. As a bonus – each table has its own firepit.

Multiple packages and add-on services are available through The Vista on Seward Hill.

9. The Driskill

The Driskill offers history and elegance in one venue. The main building was erected in 1886 and blends contemporary décor into each room. Couples work with their own wedding specialist to make their wedding unforgettable.

Spectacular interiors with expansive columns, oversized windows and long, sprawling tables await guests.

10. Hotel Van Zandt

An upscale venue with stunning cityscape views is what Hotel Van Zandt has to offer. Massive outdoor decks overlook the pool below. Coffered ceilings adorn the main ballroom, and modern chandeliers put a spotlight on the couple.

Indoor and outdoor spaces are available, along with over 300 hotel rooms that can accommodate weddings of all sizes.

11. Allan House

A historic event space that is perfect for outdoor weddings. The Allan House boasts extensive greenery that surrounds the Victorian mansion. Verandas offer views of the outdoor spaces, and there’s a massive courtyard that provides privacy right in the heart of Austin.

Beautiful outdoor tents also allow you to enjoy a whimsical outdoor Austin wedding venue that dates back to 1883.

  • Address: 1104 San Antonio Street, Austin, Texas 78701
  • Pricing: $6,000+
  • Capacity: Up to 200
  • Website: https://allanhouse.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 478-8653

12. The Vineyards at Chappel Lodge

The Vineyards meld wildflowers and stonework buildings into the perfect outdoor space that is both high-end chic and casual/country. The venue sits on 53 acres of land and is the peaceful, idyllic venue for couples that loves the outdoors.

Couples rate the venue 5-stars and consider it a gem of South Austin.

  • Address: 1215 Chappell Lane Austin, TX 78748
  • Pricing: $4,000+
  • Capacity: Up to 250
  • Website: https://chappellodge.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 291-5535

13.  Mercury Hall

Enjoy the feeling of Hill Country in the heart of South Austin. Built in 1904 before being relocated in 1997, the venue has multiple spaces to choose from. The Banquet Hall offers shiplap walls and stained-glass windows. The Rock Garden has massive gardens and lush outdoor spaces.

Say “I do” in front of the 200-year-old oak tree on the Ceremony Terrace.

  • Address: 615 Cardinal Lane, Austin, TX 78704
  • Pricing: $1,000+
  • Capacity:  Up to 250
  • Website: https://www.mercuryhall.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 236-1226

14. House on the Hill

House on the Hill is on a sprawling 10-acre estate that is filled with large oak trees, lush gardens and pathways that offer the perfect picture-taking opportunity. Stand in front of the dramatic waterfall when saying your vows, and dance underneath the fairy lights for a truly magical wedding.

Onsite accommodations are also available. House on the Hill is the perfect space for small, intimate weddings.

15. LifeAustin Chapel

Are you looking for wedding venues in Austin that offer old-world charm? LifeAustin is your venue. Inspired by European chapels, the venue boasts a massive limestone exterior, warm interiors and rustic, elegant timber trusses that span the entire length of the venue.

Massive exterior arches offer a superb location for a photo session. You’ll love the expansive views and the towering church bell at the top of the venue.

  • Address: 8901 W Hwy 71. Austin, TX 78735
  • Pricing: $1,450 – $1,750
  • Capacity: Up to 300
  • Website: https://lifeaustinchapel.com/ 
  • Phone Number: (512) 220-6383
Chapel Church Wedding Ceremony

16. The UT Golf Club

UT Golf Club offers a 3,400-square-foot pavilion with a fireplace, fire pit, cozy atmosphere and views of the 18th hole on the golf course. A stream is present on the course to provide ambiance while wedding guests have access to the clubhouse, patio and pavilion.

If you’re a couple that loves to golf, this is the venue of your dreams.

17. Hotel San Jose

Hotel San Jose is a hidden gem in Austin, with indoor and outdoor venue space available. The hotel dates back to 1936, when it was considered an “ultramodern” space. Today, it offers a unique space for weddings that are quaint and small.

The exterior boasts lush green spaces, with greenery crawling up the side of the building.

18. The County Line on the Hill

Breathtaking sunset views and over 25 miles of Hill Country views make The County Line on the Hill a romantic wedding venue that is filled with awe-inspiring landscapes. Eat overlooking the countryside, have your first dance in the large ballroom with exposed beams on the ceiling or step outside on one of the massive decks.

The County Line is a magical space for you and up to 100 guests.

19. The Oasis on Lake Travis

Offering a full-service venue, The Oasis is a hip space with towering ceilings and hanging lamps illuminating the space. However, the main attraction is the expansive waterfront views where couples say their vows.

Elegance abounds. The outdoor space is perfectly matched with a large interior with floor-to-ceiling windows, rich décor and views of Lake Travis.

20. Pecan Springs Ranch

An award-winning venue that is known for offering one of the most elegant, spectacular wedding venues in all of Austin. The venue’s gorgeous views, tall trees and green spaces make it an outdoor oasis and the perfect choice for a romantic wedding.

Moving indoors, exposed beams and hanging chandeliers fill the space along with barn door entryways and windows that fill the room with natural light.

Multiple ceremony spaces are available, including outdoors in front of the large brick fireplace with surrounding hanging lights.

  • Address: 10601 B Derecho Drive, Austin, TX 78737
  • Pricing: $4,000+
  • Capacity: Up to 300
  • Website: https://pecanspringsranch.com/
  • Phone Number: (512) 632-1046

Austin wedding venues offer the perfect mix of budgets, ambiance and choices to fit into almost anyone’s ideal wedding. If you’re still searching for other great vendors, I also have great resources to help you choose the right DJ, band or planner for your dream wedding.


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