Budget not the size of Texas? 16 Affordable Hill Country Wedding Venues

The Hill Country surrounding Austin is not only renowned for its gorgeous scenery and thriving wine industry, it also offers some great—and affordable—wedding venues. Whether you're planning a down-home celebration on a ranch or a beautiful ceremony in a formal garden, you'll be able to host it at a place that won't break the bank.


Hofmann Ranch by Wedgewood Weddings

Castroville, Texas

Style: Rustic-glam two-story Grande Hall designed like a classic wood barn, plus a patio and open-sided pavilion for outdoor celebrations amid 370 acres of farmland with running creeks and panoramic views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

LaLa Park

San Marcos, TX

Style: Whimsical and welcoming Hill Country venue offering weekend-long events, complete with lodging in a two-story cedar lodge, a large lawn and raised stage for your ceremony and reception, and plenty of cheerful treasures throughout, including stained-glass windows, murals, unicorn statues, and mermaids.

Catering: BYO
Price: $

The Cedar Bend

Cedar Creek, Texas

Style: Barn-style house featuring a large porch with two fireplaces and a rustic, natural quality.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Haven River Inn

Comfort, TX

Style: Gorgeous 25-acre hill country retreat along the Guadalupe River with plenty of cozy, quaint B&B lodging for all your guests.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Gruene Estate

New Braunfels, TX

Style: Open-air vintage chapel and a rustic reception pavilion, as well as a cozy cottage for the newlyweds.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Texas Old Town

Kyle, Texas

Style: Four individually designed reception venues with outdoor ceremony sites on 70 Hill Country acres featuring beautiful landscaping, water features, views, and sunsets.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Cedar Skies Event Center

Burnet, TX

Style: Gorgeous family-owned venue nestled beside Lake LBJ, with an airy, modern barn reception hall surrounded by acres of rolling lawns and shady oaks, plenty of on-site lodging, and complimentary décor that includes mix and match lanterns, gold terrariums with succulents, and even a rustic-chic wood wedding arch.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Spinelli's Wedding Venue

Boerne, TX

Style: Century-old limestone chapel with a soaring bell tower, gardens with a wrought-iron gazebo, and a rustic Dancehall for partying into the night.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Oaks at Boerne

Boerne, Texas

Style: 110 acres of Hill Country perfection, with gently rolling meadows, hundreds of its ancient oaks, and a large barn with a rustic fireplace and roll-up sides.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Log Cabins at Jacobs Creek

Canyon Lake, TX

Style: Lovely, family-owned Hill Country property with multiple fully furnished cabins set amid five acres of Texas oaks, cedar trees, and a serene lake.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Milestone | New Braunfels

New Braunfels, TX

Style: Gorgeous event spaces include the airy, modern farmhouse-style Legacy Hall, the vintage German architecture-inspired Stonehaven Hall, and the dreamy Terrace, with its peak-roofed pergola and surrounding grounds dotted with oaks, stone walkways, and a trickling creek.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Texas Rock House

San Marcos, TX

Fab Features: family-run farm-turned-wedding venue with totally unique style • fabulous photos ops, including Buddy and Larry—the farm's darling miniature-breed steers • open-air restored barn with a dance floor, spacious courtyard, and sparkling market lights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Hideaway Creek

New Braunfels, TX

Style: Rustic treasure of a venue with beautiful hill country landscape framed with lush trees and a sparkling pond.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Elm Creek Ranch

Bertram, Texas

Style: Light-filled barn with sliding doors and an attached patio surrounded by pretty grounds that welcome tents and RVs for weekend events.

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

King River Ranch

Johnson City, TX

Style: Luxurious ranch house and climate-controlled Reception Barn overlooking a pond, all surrounded by scenic pastures and a gently flowing river.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Spicewood Vineyards

Spicewood, Texas

Style: "Gentleman's ranch" on 32 acres with 4 beautifully landscaped ceremony sites, sweeping vineyard views, and a European-inspired Event Center.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$



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