19 of Austin's Best Wedding Venues ... and Why They Stand Out!

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.



AFFORDABLE



The Hills Country Club

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: elegant, upscale country club in the in the heart of Austin, boasting unobstructed views of the surrounding Hill Country • receptions in the Waterfall Ballroom or the Pavilion at the Flintrock Falls clubhouse, which both offer exquisite views of the verdant golf course and waterfalls • exceptional events staff and planners ensure your wedding is one-of-a-kind and executed without a hitch

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


ALL-INCLUSIVE



Lone Oak Barn

Round Rock, TX

Fab Features: gorgeous barn with wood siding and a soaring, open-rafter ceiling • variety of outdoor ceremony sites, including a lush front lawn and patio overlooking the pond • flexible collection of services makes it easy to craft the perfect wedding package to meet your needs

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


BALLROOM



The Driskill

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: historic 1886 hotel served as the opulent showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill • Ballroom with a stunning vaulted trompe l’oeil dome and colonnaded Mezzanine • sumptuous accommodations are pet-friendly

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


BARN




MODERN FARMHOUSE



The Milestone | Georgetown

Georgetown, TX

Fab Features: private, full-service venue nested on 40 lush acres above the San Gabriel river • exchange vows on the Terrace beneath a peak-roof pergola, surrounded by manicured grounds • airy, modern farmhouse-style hall with open-beam trusses, blonde hardwood floors, and a lovely wraparound porch

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


BYO



House on the Hill

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: 10-acre hilltop garden estate • outdoor ceremonies with a waterfall backdrop • dining and dancing in a covered pavilion

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


CHAPEL



LifeAustin Chapel

Austin, TX

Fab Features: blend of modern style and Old World charm with wooden pews set beneath a soaring trussed ceiling • luxurious on-site bride and groom suites appointed with full mirrors, inviting furnishings, and makeup-ready lighting • stunning antique church bell imported from Paris

Price: $ • $$


ELOPEMENT



Lone Star Oaks

Liberty Hill, Texas

Fab Features: shabby-chic, rustic 22-acre venue sprawling with centuries old oak trees • dance the night away under the stars on the outdoor dance floor • the outdoor ceremony site is adorned with beautiful, rustic stained glass doors for a dramatic entrance

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


GARDEN



Hudson Bend Ranch

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: beautiful al fresco events in the expansive courtyard and gardens, outfitted with award-winning structures, plenty of shade, and stunning native plants throughout • follow the twinkle-lit path to your reception in the expansive Party Barn • lodging for 20 in the magnificent, single-story German Ranch-style Casadecas and quaint Sunrise Casita

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


GOLF COURSE



The UT Golf Club

Austin, TX

Fab Features: large, open-air pavilion overlooks UT's practice facility, the 18th hole, and a nearby fire pit with rocking chairs • inviting main dining room outfitted with a soaring wooden ceiling, fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows • delicious food prepared by acclaimed chefs and served by highly skilled staff

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


HILL COUNTRY CHARM



Texas Old Town

Kyle, Texas

Fab Features: 55-acre Hill Country property boasting beautiful landscaping, water features, views, and sunsets • four private, uniquely designed venues, including a lovely outdoor ceremony site and climate-controlled reception hall • generous packages include 16 hours of rental time, vendor flexibility, and personal payment plans (you can even pay online!)

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


HISTORIC



The County Line on the Hill

Austin, TX

Fab Features: legendary BBQ in a historic speakeasy • Texas-chic interior boasts plenty of unique details, as well as massive glass sliding doors that frame gorgeous views • expansive 20-mile vistas of the Texas Hill Country from the covered stone patio (the sunsets are sublime!)

Catering: In-house
Price: $


HOTEL



Fairmont Austin

Austin, TX

Fab Features: the exquisite, al fresco Palm Court boasts lush palm trees, calming water features, and awe-inspiring views of downtown Austin • the Palm Court connects to the spacious Palm Park ballroom, complete with a built-in stage for live music & dancing • world-class customized culinary and pastry offerings from on-site chefs

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$


INDUSTRIAL CHIC



South Congress Hotel

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: ultra-hip hotel boasts almost 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space • courtyard ceremonies framed by tall trees transition into the bright, airy reception hall through retractable glass doors • upscale accommodations include access to the rooftop pool bar, bike & BMW rentals, and more

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


INN/LODGE



Sage Hill Inn and Spa

Kyle, TX

Fab Features: gorgeous resort on 90 peaceful acres with incredible Hill Country views • elegant al fresco weddings include tree-shaded vows, open-air or tented receptions, inviting fire pits, and lawn games • luxe accommodations in cottages, suites, and lofts include access to hiking trails, a pool, and spa

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$


LAKE VIEWS



The Oasis on Lake Travis

Austin, Texas

Fab Features: warm, inviting, lakefront venue overlooking Lake Travis and the surrounding Hill Country • unique and loft-like Starlight Terrace boasts retractable roof panels that open to the stars, and huge glass paneled doors that open to the lake • almost all guest rooms have private decks and lake views

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


PRIVATE ESTATE



HighPointe Estate

Liberty Hill, TX

Fab Features: tasteful private event venue on 42 manicured acres offering a host of indoor and outdoor spaces, staging rooms, and top-notch amenities • beautiful chapel with soaring cathedral ceiling supposed by gracefully arched wooden trusses • in-house floral department can create anything from simple boutonnieres to show-stopping altar installations

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


RESORT/SPA



Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa

Lost Pines, Texas

Fab Features: sophisticated resort with plenty of outdoor spaces, including a 1,100-acre park • upscale events hosted in elegant ballrooms, on lush lawns or in the fabulous LBJ Pavilion • luxe packages include complimentary wedding-night accommodations, a champagne toast, and a menu tasting

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


RESTAURANT



County Line on the Lake

Austin, TX

Fab Features: legendary slow-smoked BBQ in a relaxed, Hill Country setting • located in an old lake lodge with a large redwood deck overlooking lovely Bull Creek • lush, rolling lawns, a flower-wrapped gazebo, and multiple event spaces, including a large al fresco party tent

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


SMALL WEDDING



The Wayback Austin

Austin, TX

Fab Features: inviting Hill Country escape only 15 minutes from downtown Austin • small boutique hotel comprised of 8 cozy, well-appointed cabins, a saltwater pool and cabana, and a lovely indoor/outdoor café • full property rentals are available for weekend-long gatherings

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$



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