Budget not the size of Texas? 9 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.


Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages

Canyon Lake, TX

Outdoor Ceremony at Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages

Style: Family-run 5-acre resort enhanced by shady oak trees and colorful wildflowers.
Catering: Bring your own
Price: $ • $$


Tyson's Corners Retreat and Wellness Center

Lampasas, TX

Outdoor Ceremony at Tyson's Corners Retreat and Wellness Center

Style: 26 peaceful acres with rolling hills, ancient oaks, wildflowers, and ceremonies and receptions under the trees.
Catering: Bring your own
Price: $


Hadora Ranch

Mountain Home, TX

Rustic Staircase at Hadora Ranch

Style: Private, family-run ranch on 50 acres featuring meadows, ancient oaks, a historic stone ranch house, weathered barns, a unique windmill tower, and more!
Catering: Preferred list or bring your own
Price: $


Inspiring Oaks Ranch

Wimberley, TX

Outdoor Ceremony at Inspiring Oaks Ranch

Style: Quiet hilltop venue with over 100 oak trees, sweeping valley views, ceremonies under the trees, and parties in the barn.
Catering: Bring your own
Price: $ • $$


4.0 Cellars

Fredericksburg, TX

Outdoor Ceremony at 4.0 Cellars

Style: Three family-owned wineries in one unique location, boasting a modern Pavilion with fireplace, a lawn and flagstone patio, and an intimate tasting room—plus a choice of wines produced on site!
Catering: Preferred list or bring your own
Price: $ • $$


Spicewood Vineyards

Spicewood, TX

Barell Room at Spicewood Vineyards

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 or bring your own
Price: $ • $$


Le San Michele

Buda, TX

Fountain Lights at Le San Michele

Style: European formal garden surrounding a charming limestone house, plus a terrace for partying under the stars.
Catering: Preferred list or bring your own
Price: $


Smythwick Castle and Lodge

Marble Falls, TX

Wrought-iron Gates at Smythwick Castle and Lodge

Style: Country castle on 10 acres, with a brick courtyard, Grand Hall, domed gazebo bordered by oaks and rose bushes—and peacocks!
Catering: Provided in-house or preferred list
Price: $ • $$


Gruene Estate

New Braunfels, TX

Covered Reception at Gruene Estate

Style: Open-air vintage chapel and a rustic reception pavilion, as well as a cozy cottage for the newlyweds.
Catering: Bring your own
Price: $ • $$


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