Budget not the size of Texas? 17 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.


The Haven River Inn

Comfort, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Riverfront Inn

Weekend Weddings

All-Inclusive

Fab Features: charming Hill Country inn set on 25 acres along the Guadalupe River • say "I do" in the lovely 1920s gazebo, which was sculpted by artisan Dionicio Rodriguez from reinforced concrete to resemble real wood • rental includes lodging for up to 60 guests in the main house, cottages, and guest house

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Milestone | Boerne

Boerne, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Outdoor Ceremonies

Country-Elegant

In-House Planning Team

Fab Features: perfect Hill Country setting with a natural, home feel, nestled in a lovely valley near Upper Cibolo Creek • open-air ceremony pavilion, accessed by way of a charming footbridge, is perfect for an alfresco exchange of vows • open beam trussed ceilings lend an open and airy feeling to the reception space, which features pine-paneled walls and a handcrafted oak staircase

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Ruby Ranch Lodge and Celebration Facility

Buda, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Wedding Weekends

BYO

Luxury Lodge

Fab Features: quaint, secluded retreat on 10 acres boasting a rustic Texas ranch feel • light-filled Lodge with rich wood walls, a large-tiled floor, and an oversized stone fireplace • accommodations for up to 23 in a charming main house and luxury cabin

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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The Cedar Bend

Cedar Creek, Texas

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Elopements

Panoramic Views

Fab Features: a rustic barn home tucked into the hills and trees of the Lost Pines Region • hold your romantic outdoor ceremony on the picturesque lawn • celebrate with your guests and dance the night away with the breathtaking views as your backdrop

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Gruene Estate

New Braunfels, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Open-Air Chapel

Stained Glass Windows

Vintage Vibes

Fab Features: beautiful vintage chapel with beamed ceiling, classic bell tower, and tall stained-glass windows • a rustic reception pavilion accented by large, basket-style chandeliers and handmade tables and chairs of reclaimed Iowa barn wood • spend your wedding night in the farm's quaint, cozy cottage

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Spinelli's Wedding Venue

Boerne, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Euro Vibes

All-Inclusive

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: unique, elegant, and all-inclusive wedding venue just 10 minutes from Boerne in the charming city of Comfort • get married in their picturesque 100-year-old limestone rock wedding chapel, which features a soaring bell tower, antique fixtures, and 20 large windows • award-winning Spinelli's Catering Service is on-site to oversee every phase of your special day

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Log Cabins at Jacobs Creek

Canyon Lake, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Woodsy Setting

On-Site Accommodations

Tented Receptions

Fab Features: lovely, family-owned Hill Country property set amid five acres of Texas oaks, cedar trees, and a serene lake • say "I do" in a shady grove of trees, then dine and dance in an open meadow, beneath a tent, or in the rustic pavilion • cozy cabins accommodate up to 70 guests

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $
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Milestone New Braunfels | Legacy Hall + Stonehaven Hall

New Braunfels, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Euro Vibes

Dramatic Terrace

Landscaped Grounds

Fab Features: gorgeous event spaces include the airy, modern farmhouse-style Legacy Hall and the vintage German architecture-inspired Stonehaven Hall • exchange vows on the dreamy Terrace, with its peak-roofed pergola and surrounding grounds dotted with oaks • capture gorgeous photos among stone walkways and a trickling creek

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Texas Rock House

San Marcos, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Restored Barn

Mini-Breed Steers

Separate Dressing Cabins

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: $ • $$
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The Liney Moon

Dripping Springs, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Natural Retreat

Unique Lodging Options

Industrial-Chic

Fab Features: sprawling 8-acre retreat with a natural, oasis-like setting and sleek, industrial-modern accents • venues include a lovely, bistro-lit ceremony site, a chic Scandinavian-style covered chapel, a sparkling pool, and plenty of room for outdoor games, • lodgings for up to 60 in plush, playful cottages and tiny homes

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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LaLa Park

San Marcos, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Whimsical Vibes

Camping Welcome

Colorful Murals

Fab Features: whimsical and welcoming venue just an hour from both Austin and San Antonio • exchange vows on the lawn under the oaks, which features a raised concert stage and plenty of room for your entire celebration • make it a weekend event with the cedar lodge and tent camping options, and games like ping pong, corn hole, and darts to keep everyone entertained

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Marquardt Ranch

Boerne, Texas

Venue Superpowers:

Family Owned

Panoramic Views

Creekside Ceremonies

Fab Features: bluff-top ranch boasting sweeping panoramas of the Guadalupe River and the cypress-studded countryside • an expansive reception hall is outfitted with a 11-foot-tall glass cross set in a dramatic rock wall • two separate dressing suites offer picturesque backdrops for getting ready photos

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Fall Creek Vineyards Driftwood

Driftwood, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Working Winery

Overnight Accommodations

Intimate Weddings

Fab Features: exchange vows beneath a stunning stone arch, nestled among lush greenery and rustic accents • complimentary wine tastings with the fabulous in-house wine are included in all packages • gracious courtyard for al fresco receptions

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Oaks at Boerne

Boerne, TX

Venue Superpowers:

Intimate Weddings

Photo-Ready Tree Swing

Private Estate

Fab Features: 40 acres of Hill Country perfection with gently rolling meadows graced by hundreds of its namesake ancient oaks • large, cheerful barn with roll-up sides and plenty of shabby-chic touches • endless photo ops—a sweet “room for two” tree swing, vintage farm equipment and furniture, and even some photogenic longhorn cattle

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Elm Creek Ranch

Bertram, Texas

Venue Superpowers:

On-Site Accommodations

BYO Options

Panoramic Views

Fab Features: light-filled barn with sliding doors and an attached patio in Bertram surrounded by pretty grounds • flexible options allow you to choose one of their all-inclusive packages, or start with the basics and add à la carte upgrades • weekend options allow you to bring in as many tents as you like, but there are also RV hookups and an option to rent luxury "glamping" tents

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Spicewood Vineyards

Spicewood, Texas

Venue Superpowers:

Euro Vibes

Outdoor Ceremonies

Panoramic Vistas

Fab Features: "gentleman's ranch" on 32 acres less than an hour from Austin • 4 beautifully landscaped ceremony sites offer sweeping vineyard views • the alluring event center evokes European wine country vibes, with high ceilings, stone walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Just outside of Hill Country!



Hofmann Ranch by Wedgewood Weddings

Castroville, Texas

Venue Superpowers:

Rustic-Glam

Customizable Packages

Panoramic Farmland Views

Fab Features: 370 acres of farmland with running creeks and panoramic views • dreamy two-story Grande Hall designed like a classic wood barn, with a double staircase that descends from a wraparound balcony to the spacious main floor • customizable, build-your-own wedding packages = value + your vision

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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