What kind of wedding are you planning? Unique? (Naturally!) We share our fave Austin wedding venue ideas here.
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A wedding in Austin can be so much fun—especially if you choose a venue that’s a great home base for exploring this world-famous city's attractions. All of the following spots are within an easy drive to plenty of daytime adventures, like hikes in the Hill Country, paddle boarding on Lady Bird Lake, or checking out Zilker Park. And, since they're nestled in Austin's bustling downtown, they’re within steps of restaurants, galleries, shopping, and legendary music-infused nightlife (hello, 6th Street!).
Austin's a city brimming with creative spirit, so it's no surprise that couples here appreciate flexibility and freedom when it comes to wedding planning. We've rounded up some of the best Austin venues that welcome outside caterers and other vendors…or let you mastermind your own event.
Some of Texas’ most beautiful waterfront wedding venues aren’t on the Gulf coast—they’re on Lake Travis! Just 20 minutes from Austin, the lake and its surrounding area offer a natural environment with woods, hills, and prairie land, not to mention plenty of outdoor recreation options (fishing, boating, swimming, scuba diving, picnicking, camping, and zip lining). Host your wedding at any of these Austin waterfront venues, and you can easily turn your celebration into a vacation!
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.
Austin gets high rankings for so many things: its outdoor attractions (parks, lakes and trails), fine restaurants, support of the arts, and overall quality of life. After checking out the city’s wedding venues, we’d have to say it’s a great place to get married, too. Here’s a selection of some of Austin’s best spots to tie the knot.
Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary place to host your wedding? From a lakeside villa to a funky, fun restaurant with world-class comfort food, Austin is home to quite a few unique venues. Here are just a few of them to explore!
Elegant, romantic and very photogenic, Austin’s mansions are popular wedding venues for good reason. There’s definitely something special about saying “I do” beneath a 100-year-old oak or sipping champagne on a shady veranda. Host your celebration at one of these historic places and you and your guests will be transported back to a more genteel time.