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Wedding venues in Austin

Check out this list of local spots to host your special event.

An open air reception area at Camp Lucy.

With 256 acres to work with, Camp Lucy is home to several venue options for your big day.

Photo provided by Camp Lucy

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Whether you’re getting a jump start on your holiday party planning or preparing for an upcoming wedding reception or family reunion, check out this list of rentable venues in Austin.

Note: Unless otherwise noted, guest counts and rates are based on estimations and various options available on each venue’s website. Please contact venue owners to inquire about current availability and current pricing.

Intimate gatherings

A bridge, trees and sculptures in the background at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden.

UMLAUF is a serene setting to take in 100+ sculptures.

Photo via @umlaufsculpture

UMLAUF Sculpture Garden, 605 Azie Morton Rd.

  • $2,300-$5,250
  • Accommodates 250 guests
  • 430+ sqft
  • Key features: This historic sculpture garden in the heart of Austin offers scenes of natural beauty, art, and winding trails. It also offers options for an intimate wedding of 15-25 people.
The pool at Hotel Saint Cecilia, with a neon sign reading "SOUL" reflected in the water.

Hotel Saint Ceclilia’s funky decor is a common backdrop for wedding photography.

Photo by Nick Simonite

Hotel Saint Cecilia, 112 Academy Dr.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates 100 guests
  • Size varies
  • Key features: This trendy south Austin hotel offers both outdoor and indoor spaces. Its funky design — including the neon “soul” sign above the pool — is also a popular setting for wedding photography.

The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center, 700 Congress Ave.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates ~150 guests
  • 3,000 sqft
  • Key features: Host your event in view of the iconic Paramount Theatre and Texas State Capitol in the heart of downtown in the art museum’s community room or rooftop deck. The deck also comes with a built-in bar, 20-ft wide screen, and panoramic skyline view.

Larger venues

A fountain, sculpture, and buildings at laguna gloria

Get married in view of art at Laguna Gloria.

Photo by Melanie Applegate

The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria, 3809 W. 35th St.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates ~200 guests
  • 175 acres
  • Key features: This art museum has been named one of the best wedding venues in the city and the country. Partners can wed in the setting of an Italian-style villa amid rolling grounds dotted with sculptures.
A couple getting married in an old barn on a lawn.

Gruene Estate features a historic, open-air barn and rolling Hill Country views.

Photo by Photohouse Films, Allison Jeffers

Gruene Estate Event Venue, 1030 River Rd., New Braunfels

  • $6450+
  • Accommodates 250 guests
  • 17 acres
  • Key features: Wed your partner in this historic Hill Country town. The original Gruene family farm has been preserved since 1852, and the venue now offers ceremony space in an original, open-air chapel decked in antique crystal chandeliers. Packages include a day-of coordinator, starter decor, and concierge services.
The Lady Bird Ballroom at Hotel Van Zandt

Dine in style at Hotel Van Zandt.

Photo provided by Hotel Van Zandt

Hotel Van Zandt, 605 Davis St.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates ~350 guests
  • Size varies
  • Key features: This hotel offers a custom menu experience with its in-house culinary and catering team. Plus, with Rainey Street just outside its doors, the party can continue all night long.
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Get married in a fairy tale-like setting at the Addison Grove.

Photo by Brittany Rhodenbaugh, provided by The Addison Grove

The Addison Grove, 11903 Fitzhugh Rd.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates ~200 guests
  • Size varies
  • Key features: Take in views of Texas Longhorns and Hill Country scenes from this venue’s cocktail area. The space also provides complimentary lawn games, a 6,000-sqft reception space in a rustic barn, and an 1,800-sqft cottage for getting ready.

Multiple options

Rows of chairs are lined up under large oak trees.

Camp Lucy’s Sacred Oaks venue is nestled under heritage oak trees.

Photo by Sarah Lindstrom/Sarah E. Photography

Camp Lucy, 3509 Creek Rd., Dripping Springs

  • Rate varies — submit an inquiry
  • Accommodation varies based on venue:
    • Ian’s Chapel: 300 guests
    • Sacred Oaks: 350 guests
    • The Vineyard: 150 guests
  • 285 acres
  • Key features: Camp Lucy is home to three distinct wedding venues, all nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Choose between:
    • Ian’s Chapel — Contains a 19th Century French Colonial wedding chapel, a terrace framed with a stone arch, a lawn, on-site kitchen, and enclosed events hall with a fireplace.
    • Sacred Oaks — Features ceremony space under illuminated heritage oaks, a lawn, timber-framed Great Hall with built-in bar, staging area, and green rooms.
    • The Vineyard — Includes ceremony space with 360º vineyard views, a tented reception area, and hospitality suites.

The Greenhouse at Driftwood, 850 Darden Hill Rd., Driftwood

  • $12,000-$20,000
  • Accommodates ~200 guests
  • Size varies
  • Key features: Choose from a selection of spaces — including a three-story greenhouse with ~70 different plant species — for bridal photos and ceremonies at this lush, plant-laden venue. The property has been owned by the same family for three generations, and celebrates one decade of hosting weddings this year.
A venue space at the South Congress Hotel

Get married in one of Austin’s most popular entertainment districts.

Photo by Nikkolas Nguyen

South Congress Hotel, 1603 S. Congress Ave.

  • Rate varies — request a quote
  • Accommodates ~200 guests
  • 2310+ sqft
  • Key features: Get married in the heart of one of Austin’s most popular food and entertainment districts at the South Congress Hotel. The hotel can accommodate ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal brunches all in one space, and offers curated menus. You can even book an ice cream truck called Stephen F. Frostin’.
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