23 Romantic & Cool Austin Wedding Venues

March 31, 2020

Austin’s best wedding venues range from romantic and rustic to cool and modern venues. Check out my selection of the best Austin wedding venues (updated for 2020!). There truly are so many gorgeous wedding venues in the Austin area. Maybe you’re looking for a hill country setting with lodging for the weekend or a cool downtown spot for an intimate group of friends and family. If you’re looking for a wedding venue for a micro wedding click here to view my Austin Micro Wedding Guide. These are some of my absolute favorites. Let’s dive in….

Downtown Austin Wedding Venues

  1. Laguna Gloria
  2. Barr Mansion
  3. South Congress Hotel
  4. Mattie’s
  5. Malverde (La Condesa event space)
  6. Justine’s Secret House
  7. Hotel Van Zandt
  8. Tillery Place
  9. Brazos Hall
  10. Springdale Station
  11. The Allan House
  12. 1102 East
  13. Palm Door

Hill Country Wedding Venues

  1. Prospect House
  2. Le San Michele
  3. The Greenhouse at Driftwood
  4. Contigo Ranch
  5. Jester King Brewery
  6. Woodbine Mansion
  7. One Eleven East
  8. Casa Rio de Colores
  9. Retreat at Balcones Springs
  10. Wild Onion Ranch

Laguna Gloria 3809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703

Located near the shores of Lake Austin, Laguna Gloria offers an outdoor nature experience close to downtown Austin. With stunning terraces and romantic gardens this venue is perfect for an outdoor wedding. Click here to see more from Ana and Adam’s Laguna Gloria wedding.

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Barr Mansion 10463 Sprinkle Rd, Austin, TX 78754

One hundred year old mansion with a focus on zero waste. Barr Mansion has both lush lawns and covered dining areas. Just a few minutes away from downtown Austin, this venue gives old Texas vibes with peaceful scenery. Click here to view more of Arun and Ashly’s Barr Mansion wedding.

South Congress Hotel 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

South Congress Hotel is both perfectly trendy and centrally located. This hotel is right on South Congress Avenue, but having a wedding here isn’t like any of your other typical hotel weddings. What makes this hotel special is the luxurious and modern decor. The ceremony space is outdoors and minimal and the reception area is gorgeously draped and luxurious. Another special feature of this hotel is the super cool bar and pool area with lounge areas to work on that perfect wedding weekend tan.

 

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Mattie’s 811 W Live Oak St, Austin, TX 78704

Originally a 1916 farmhouse on 23 acres of green pastures, Mattie’s is located in the heart of South Austin. This farmhouse was converted into a restaurant in the 1940’s and most recently a wedding venue. Don’t be surprised if you have a white peacock as a surprise guest during cocktail hour.

Malverde 400-B W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Malverde is the event space located above La Condesa. Right in the second street district, you can’t get any closer to downtown. This space is known for it’s super cool artwork, swanky plant filled decor, and delicious Mexican food. Perfect for the couple that is looking for a modern and unique space. Click here to view more of Cassandra and Brian’s Malverde wedding.

Justine’s Secret House 1303 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

What’s cooler than cool? Justine’s Secret House. Starting off with an Austin wedding venue website that requires a secret password just to view, this venue provides all the moody French Victorian vibes that their restaurant (Justine’s) provides but in a private setting. Located in a very cool and very secret location in East Austin. This venue is perfect for couples wanting an intimate wedding with luxurious and romantic East Austin vibes.

 

Hotel Van Zandt 605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Hotel luxury in a very Austin way. Hotel Van Zandt offers gorgeous views of downtown and Lady Bird Lake. This venue is perfectly convenient for weddings with out of town guests. It is walking distance to several restaurants and bars. Also offers easy access to the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail. Located in the Rainey Street District and can accommodate a larger wedding of up to 500 guests.

 

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Tillery Place 801 Tillery St, Austin, TX 78702

Tillery Place is both hip and centrally located. Nestled within an actual nursery, this space feels both central and secluded at the same time. The grounds feature gorgeous hundred year old oak trees and a cool airstream trailer for getting ready.

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Brazos Hall 204 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701

This is the venue of your industrial loft wedding dreams. Brazos Hall has an industrial feel downstairs with a stunning airy rooftop deck. Formerly a grain mill in the early 1900’s this venue makes you feel like you’ve stepped into a cool warehouse space. Additionally it has a larger capacity than most downtown venues.

Springdale Station 605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Springdale Station is located in East Austin. It is a historic train station but once inside you would never know it. The interior is filled with gorgeous lighting and moody decor. And the outdoor area still has train tracks (non functioning) but makes for a perfectly peaceful ceremony spot. This is perfect for a couple looking for an East Austin wedding venue with flair.

 

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Allan House 1104 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701

The Allan House is a historic victorian mansion rich with history. Located downtown, this venue provides an luxurious old Austin feel. The grounds also have a gorgeous stone deck that is perfect for dancing the night away. Click here to view more of Kailey and Fito’s Allan House wedding.

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1102 East 1102 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702

1102 East is perfect for a couple looking for a funky east Austin wedding venue. Located just a few blocks from the bustling east sixth street district, this venue has true east Austin quirk nailed.

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Palm Door on Sabine 401 Sabine St, Austin, TX 78701

Palm Door is an urban loft space with an outdoor patio area that gives all sorts of moody fun vibes. Located on the west side of I-35, this venue is within walking distance of several hotels and the Rainey Street district. Click here to view more of Sarah and Mike’s Palm Door wedding.

Prospect House 12745 Silver Creek Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Modern minimalism and the Texas Hill Country had a baby… it’s Prospect House. This space manages to be modern and warm at the same time. This is a gorgeous airy venue space with sweeping views of the hill country. Click here to view more of Lauren and Mike’s Prospect House wedding.

Le San Michele 219 Hy Rd, Buda, TX 78610

A little bit french and a little bit central Texas, Le San Michele has a french inspired building with lush gardens. Located in Buda, this little gem is perfect for a couple looking for an outdoor venue with patio seating. The twinkle lights throughout the grounds add to the romantic ambience. Click here to view more of Leven and Jim’s Le San Michele wedding.

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Greenhouse at Driftwood 850 Darden Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619

The Greenhouse at Driftwood is an elegant venue with an outdoor feel. The property features a stunning greenhouse with tropicals, native plants, and succulents. A true plant lover’s paradise with a focus on conservation and sustainability. The grounds also have plenty of space for an outdoor ceremony and festive dancing.

Contigo Ranch 13454 Lower Crabapple Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Contigo Ranch is self described as contemporary country. This venue is from the same family that owns the Contigo restaurant. I’ve long loved the food and service from Contigo both in the restaurant and catering at weddings. This hill country wedding venue offers lodging and so much peace and quiet. Nestled in Fredericksburg, the ranch has private cabins and epic views of rolling hills. This Austin wedding venue is perfect for couples that are looking for a weekend ranch getting feel for their guests.

 

Jester King Brewery 1104 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701

If you’ve ever been to Jester King Brewery, you are probably a fan. The brewery is known for it’s beer, wood fired pizza, and laid back vibes. This venue is perfect for beer loving couples looking for a laid back venue with beautiful views of the hill country. Click here to view more of Katelin and Cole’s Jester King Brewery wedding.

Woodbine Mansion 405 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664

Located north of hill country in Round Rock, Woodbine Mansion is a Texas historic landmark that has recently been restored and opened as an wedding venue. It has a true southern mansion feeling and is surrounded by elm, pecan, and magnolia trees.

 

One Eleven East 111 East St, Hutto, TX 78634

One Eleven East is another beautiful historic wedding venue, this location has an open loft feel. This space is filled with beautiful brick walls and gorgeous natural light. It’s perfect for guests wanting an indoor wedding as the huge windows bring in tons of light. One Eleven East is the perfect blank canvas for couples looking to create a magical wedding. Located in Hutto.

 

Casa Rio De Colores 1130 County Rd 279, Liberty Hill, TX 78642

Casa Rio De Colores is located 30 miles from Austin in Libery Hill and is Keeping Austin Weird 100%. It’s kinda like 80’s-90s’ Austin kitchy vibes mixed in with super quirk. Think Elvis wallpaper, Mexican tile throughout, with your own private access to the San Gabriel River. This venue also has lodging for you and a handful of guests to swim and hang out for the weekend.

 

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Retreat at Balcones Springs 104 Balcones Springs Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654

Ever dreamed of having your very own summer camp wedding? The Retreat at Balcones Springs is the perfect Austin wedding venue for couples looking for a summer camp feel but still want their guests to enjoy in comfort. With over 250 acres your guests can enjoy canoeing, fishing, yoga, and relaxing cabins. With a gorgeous ceremony space by the water and a pavilion for moonlit dancing, this is the perfect wedding venue for a summer camp wedding in Austin.

Wild Onion Ranch 12112 Old San Antonio Rd, Manchaca, TX 78652

In what started as a family home, Wild Onion Ranch has now become an Austin wedding venue with lush lawns and sprawling pecan trees. This venue features indoor and outdoor areas and has a true Texas family ranch feeling. Located only 15 miles away from downtown Austin.

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