Under the Big Texas Sky: 10 Outdoor Wedding Venues in Austin

Austin’s a great place for an outdoor wedding. It offers a variety of venues and settings, and whether you celebrate at a Victorian Mansion, a resort, or a Sculpture Garden and Museum, nature will enhance your event.

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa
  • Location: 8212 Barton Club Drive, Austin TX
  • Style: A mix of rustic luxury and glamour
  • Interesting Tidbit: It’s the #1 golf resort in Texas, with four championship golf courses. Ben Crenshaw and Arnold Palmer each designed one and Tom Fazio designed two.
  • Event Space Highlights: The indoor/outdoor Pavilion features a soaring open-beam ceiling, lots of glass, a huge limestone fireplace, and spectacular Hill Country vistas from a 40-foot deck. Want a more upscale ambiance? Reserve the Darrell K. Royal Ballroom, or the Barton Creek room with its limestone patio.
  • Notable Service: They offer a dedicated wedding butler to pamper the bride and groom at the reception.
  • Catering: Provided in-house

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa



The Allan House
  • Location: 1104 San Antonio Street, Austin TX
  • Style: Classic 1883 Victorian mansion and grounds
  • Fab Feature: You can celebrate outdoors year-round! Their Winter Tent is climate-controlled and totally transparent—you can even see the sky through the clear plastic “ceiling”! 
  • Event Space Highlights: A 100-year-old oak tree forms a canopy over ceremonies, and other outdoor event areas include patios, courtyards, lawns and verandas. Interior parlors are available for intimate ceremonies and receptions. 
  • Notable Amenity: The venue provides decorative outdoor lighting, white twinkle lights throughout, and a pair of crystal chandeliers that can be suspended from the trees (optional).
  • Catering: Select from list or BYO

The Allan House

The Allan House

The Allan House



Antebellum Oaks Venue
  • Location: 14913 Murfin Road, Austin TX
  • Style: Secluded, relaxed, charming
  • Fab Feature: There are lots of natural touches, like creeks, bridges, small waterfalls and rock-lined ponds.
  • Event Space Highlights: Outdoor ceremonies are held in the shade of giant oaks, beneath a wooden pergola or on an expansive lawn. Receptions in the pavilion are al fresco, too, thanks to wraparound sliding glass doors that open to let in the breeze and views.
  • Notable Services: Their “Vegas Style Ceremony Package” (available weekdays) is great for couples who have time or money constraints. A reception in the pavilion is an added option.
  • Catering: Select from list

Antebellum Oaks Venue

Antebellum Oaks Venue

Antebellum Oaks Venue



Barr Mansion and Artisan Ballroom
  • Location: 10463 Sprinkle Road, Austin TX
  • Style: Ornate Victorian mansion and gardens
  • Interesting Tidbit: The mansion is about as “green” as you can get—their food, gardens and linens are all organic and they’re a zero-waste facility.
  • Event Space Highlights: The Ballroom, which is really a reconstructed 1700s New York Dutch barn, boasts a 40-foot glass façade that overlooks the grounds. Outdoors, you can say “I do” in the shade of a tree decorated with sparkling chandeliers or other accents.
  • Notable Amenity: Their farm tables, which are designed by an Austin craftsman, are not only gorgeous—they’re also built from sustainable, locally harvested pecan, sycamore, and red oak.
  • Catering: Provided in-house. Menus can be customized and all dishes are made with the best local and organic ingredients available.

Barr Mansion and Artisan Ballroom

Barr Mansion and Artisan Ballroom

Barr Mansion and Artisan Ballroom



Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
  • Location: 605 Robert E. Lee Road, Austin TX
  • Style: A romantic blend of art and nature
  • Fab Feature: The wonderful photo ops! With two ponds, a stream, a waterfall, bridge and lush floral accents as backdrops, your pictures will look amazing.
  • Event Space Highlights: Sculptural pieces can be seen throughout the garden, from your ceremony in a verdant glen to your reception in the Terrace, an open-sided space with great views.
  • Notable Amenity: Your rental includes a 1-year family-level membership to the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum.
  • Catering: Bring your own

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum



Hummingbird House
  • Location: 12805 Arroyo Doble Drive, Austin TX
  • Style: Garden oasis
  • Interesting Tidbit: The venue was originally designed as the personal residence of a top nursery owner, hence the stunning landscaping.
  • Event Space Highlights: Seasonal blooms, water features and a canopy of arching trees give the ceremony site a fairy-tale ambiance. The gauze-draped reception tent Pavilion lets you dine and dance in view of the surrounding trees lit with lanterns and twinkle lights, not to mention the stars overhead.
  • Notable Amenities: The Bridal Suite includes a spacious bridal lounge, dressing room, salon, large bathroom with mirrors galore, and covered patio. The Groom’s Suite is outfitted with a 50” TV, foosball table, leather sofa, cowhide mirror, and mini fridge.
  • Catering: Select from list or bring your own

Hummingbird House

Hummingbird House

Hummingbird House



The Inn at Wild Rose Hall
  • Location: 11110 Fitzhugh Road, Austin TX
  • Style: Rustic-chic
  • Interesting Tidbit: The inn was formerly the home of Tommy Shannon, the bass player for Stevie Ray Vaughn.
  • Event Space Highlights: An ornate iron gazebo in the midst of spreading oak trees makes a unique ceremony site. Receptions shine—literally!—in the barn-like pavilion, where the rafters are strung with twinkle lights.
  • Notable Amenity: They only host one wedding per day. The house is also available to rent for the weekend, so family members can stay together after the wedding!
  • Catering: Bring your own

The Inn at Wild Rose Hall

The Inn at Wild Rose Hall

The Inn at Wild Rose Hall



The Vista on Seward Hill
  • Location: 6414 West Bee Cave Road, Austin TX
  • Style: Secluded, Old World
  • Fab Feature: The grounds abound with waterfalls, ponds, flower gardens and statues, not to mention a stream with a stone bridge and iron archway for the bride’s entrance.
  • Event Space Highlights: The 100 year-old European-style glass-lined pavilion captivates with its stone fireplaces, iron candelabras and flowing drapes. More formal celebrations take place in the Grand Banquet Hall, with its crystal chandeliers, art-filled niches and tapestries.
  • Notable Amenity: They provide a fun addition to your wedding—a bubble machine for your “grand departure”.
  • Catering: Select from list or bring your own

The Vista on Seward Hill

The Vista on Seward Hill

The Vista on Seward Hill



Vintage Villas Hotel & Events
  • Location: 4209 Eck Lanes, Austin TX
  • Style: Boutique, bluff-top hotel
  • Fab Feature: The overnight accommodations! There are 44 unique guest rooms and suites in three buildings designed and decorated to reflect different aspects of Texas.
  • Event Space Highlights: Two outdoor areas—one with a gazebo overlooking Lake Travis, and one with an arbor—let you take advantage of Texas’ year-round warm weather. The indoor spaces feature vaulted ceilings, tasteful lighting, and oversized windows that frame the state’s famous sunsets. 
  • Notable Services: Their wedding specialists will assist you with every aspect of your celebration—both before and after the wedding. This includes the rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, ceremony, reception, lunches, departure brunch, and accommodations.
  • Catering: Provided in-house

Vintage Villas Hotel & Events

Vintage Villas Hotel & Events

Vintage Villas Hotel & Events



House on the Hill
  • Location: 319 Addie Roy Road, Austin TX
  • Style: 10-acre hilltop garden estate
  • Fab Feature:  Their three guest houses and additional bedrooms in the main facility let you and your nearest and dearest stay for one night, a weekend or longer, and all have views of the pond and lush gardens as well as the surrounding hill country.
  • Event Space Highlights:  A cascading rock waterfall makes a stunning backdrop for an al fresco ceremony, and the covered pavilion is perfect for dining and dancing with nature all around.
  • Wedding Package Perks: Their popular weekend package lets you host your rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, wedding, and reception AND accommodate 20 overnight guests for 2 nights.
  • Catering: Bring your own

House on the Hill

House on the Hill

House on the Hill



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