Boots, Barns and Beauty - 8 Texas Hill Country Wedding Venues with Rustic Flair

The Hill Country surrounding Austin may be known for its gorgeous scenery and thriving wine industry, but it’s also a mecca for rustic weddings. Whether you’re planning a down-home celebration with a casual barbecue or a cowgirl-chic bash with a silver-and-crystal reception, you’ll find the natural beauty of the region on display at all of these venues.

Camp Lucy
  • Location: 3509 Creek Road, Dripping Springs TX
  • Style: Natural, rustic, inspiring
  • Interesting Tidbit: The French Colonial chapel on the property came from Vietnam, where it had been scheduled for demolition. Camp Lucy’s owner fell in love with it during a trip there, and had it shipped to Dripping Springs in pieces and faithfully reconstructed.
  • Event Space Highlights: Along with the restored chapel, you’ll find an open-pavilion Events Hall made of ironwood timbers, a brick-paved courtyard, and an oak-sheltered ceremony site with its own timber-framed Great Hall and bell tower.
  • Notable Services: The in-house teams, which know the venue well and are extremely professional, offer many services such as event and tent rentals, florals, and catering.
  • Catering: Provided in-house. Their chef and his team will customize a menu to fit your taste and budget.
  • Accommodations: 14 rooms sleep up to 42

Camp Lucy

Camp Lucy

Camp Lucy



Cedar Bend Events
  • Location: 138 Hunters Chase, Cedar Creek TX
  • Style: Barn-style house and grounds
  • Fab Feature: Their Texas Sunset Package includes a Texas barbecue buffet stocked with Smoked Chicken and Brisket, Beans, Potato Salad and more, as well as a ton of services and country/western/vintage props for the perfect down-home ambiance.
  • Event Space Highlights: A large, grassy area surrounded by trees lends itself to outdoor ceremonies, while the house’s spacious covered patio hosts open-air receptions.
  • Notable Services: They provide a wealth of decorations to help you realize your vision—everything from a vintage birdcage and wrought-iron welcome table to 150 mason jars and four wine barrels.
  • Catering: Select from list or BYO.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Cedar Bend Events

Cedar Bend Events

Cedar Bend Events



King River Ranch
  • Location: 2054 Ranch Road 1320, Johnson City TX
  • Style: Country luxe
  • Fab Feature: The luxurious Ranch House has private quarters for each side of the bridal party, a great room, hair & makeup studio, dressing salons, a honeymoon suite, kitchen—even a Southern-style screened-in porch.
  • Event Space Highlights: A riverside flagstone platform hosts ceremonies. Afterwards, receptions take place in the climate-controlled Western Ponderosa Reception Barn, which connects to a covered cocktail area and faces a half-acre fishing pond.
  • Notable Services: Their acclaimed in-house floral and event designer, Willem-Aidan Event Design & Management, has executed affairs for clients like AUDI and Neiman Marcus and will create a stunning wedding for you.
  • Catering: Select from list.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

King River Ranch

King River Ranch

King River Ranch



Old Glory Ranch
  • Location: 3633 River Road, Wimberley TX
  • Style: Scenic, rustic and elegant
  • Fab Feature: Although vintage architectural details and antiques give Chapel Hall an old-fashioned charm, its state-of-the-art audiovisual systems let you have a thoroughly modern event.
  • Event Space Highlights: Chapel Hall boasts architectural ironwork, Spanish wooden door, and stained-glass windows and opens to a lovely patio. Outdoors, there’s a majestic Oak Grove as well as many other settings for events on the property’s 2,200 acres. Riverside ceremonies are lovely!
  • Notable Services: They only allow one wedding per day, so you get the VIP treatment.
  • Catering: Select from list or BYO.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Old Glory Ranch

Old Glory Ranch

Old Glory Ranch



Rancho Mirando
  • Location: 6600 FM 32, Fischer TX
  • Style: Rustic meets refined
  • Fab Feature: Rancho Mirando is a fantastic place for a destination wedding—they even offer a Destination Wedding Weekend Package that covers private use of the ranch for 3 days and 2 nights, including the Hacienda, Event Pavilion, and all rental facilities. With 46 acres of wildlife preserve, lots of trails and stunning 360-degree panoramic views, you’ll want to extend your stay here!
  • Event Space Highlights: You can celebrate in a 3,000-square-foot Event Pavilion or a spacious white Wedding Tent with a limestone patio. There’s also a stone grotto pool and covered open-air poolside BBQ pavilion…and extensive gardens, paths, and oak trees strung with lights throughout the property.
  • Notable Services: They’re happy to help you plan every aspect of your wedding, from a “rehearsal dinner under the stars to a lavish reception replete with heirloom silver, twinkle lights, and custom-designed florals”.
  • Catering: Provided in-house or select from list.
  • Accommodations: The Hacienda sleeps 14.

Rancho Mirando

Rancho Mirando

Rancho Mirando



Red Corral Ranch
  • Location: 505 Red Corral Ranch Road, Wimberley TX
  • Style: Casually elegant with plenty of rustic flavor
  • Fab Feature: You can tie the knot in the middle of a mystical labyrinth or in a garden full of fluttering butterflies.
  • Event Space Highlights: The Big Red Barn caters to your fun, “cowgirl in lace” side, while Celebration Hall, with its vaulted ceiling and wraparound decks, lends itself to a sophisticated soirée. 
  • Notable Amenities: The breakfast basket that comes with your guesthouse reservation includes fresh-baked brownies, homemade strawberry pecan bread, farm fresh eggs, English muffins, jam, granola, butter, orange juice and more! Plus, each guesthouse has a fully equipped kitchen, outdoor grill, and hot tub.
  • Catering: Select from list.
  • Accommodations: Five guesthouses sleep 33.

Red Corral Ranch

Red Corral Ranch

Red Corral Ranch



Twisted Ranch
  • Location: 7345 FM 243, Bertram TX
  • Style: Serene, picturesque, cowboy-chic
  • Interesting Tidbit: The ranch was designed to look and feel like a Western town from the late 1800s, including an old-time general store, sheriff’s office, gun range, little white wedding chapel, and an event barn.
  • Event Space Highlights: There are several indoor and outdoor sites to accommodate ceremonies and receptions. Tents can also be arranged for larger celebrations.
  • Wedding Package Perks: The “Town” and “Cow Creek” Packages let you use every building on the property as you like (why not put a photo booth in the jail or a candy bar in the General Store?), while the “Chapel” Package is perfect for a ceremony-only in the chapel. All packages come with many amenities.
  • Catering: Select from list or BYO.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

Twisted Ranch

Twisted Ranch

Twisted Ranch



The Wildflower Barn
  • Location: 1770 North Elder Hill Road, Driftwood TX
  • Style: Relaxed, down-home Hill Country
  • Fab Feature: The barns and surrounding trees are decorated with thousands of twinkle lights that add a romantic sparkle in the evening.
  • Event Space Highlights: Exchange vows in the shade of a huge oak tree, in a field of wildflowers or in a small meadow, then party in your choice of barns—the traditional red Bluebonnet Barn or the roughhewn cedar Meadow Barn. Both have an adjoining reception area with a fire pit.
  • Notable Amenities: You can choose all your own vendors, and there are NO fees for parking, security, liability insurance, corkage, catering, bartending or decorating.
  • Catering: BYO.
  • Accommodations: Nearby hotels.

The Wildflower Barn

The Wildflower Barn

The Wildflower Barn



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