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The 30 Most Unique and Beautiful Wedding Venues in The Austin Area

The Omni Barton Creek

The Omni Barton Creek resort boasts beautiful indoor and outdoor ceremony sites that are available in conjunction with your wedding reception. The awe-inspiring venue boasts seven restaurant concepts on-property, four award-winning championship courses, and three pools, including heated ones open year-round. Additionally, they offer various customization options, such as private rehearsal dinners, chef-inspired brunch celebrations, and refreshing spa days at Mokara Spa, as well as golf and tennis lessons.

The Omni Barton Creek offers a wide range of distinctive venues and ceremony locations, exceptional cuisine, legendary service, and luxurious accommodations to ensure that your event is truly something to never forget. If you are looking for more of an inclusive package, their experienced wedding team will be by your side every step of the way, from sound and lighting to catering and drinks, so you can focus on what's really important.

Location: 8212 Barton Club Dr, Austin, TX 7873

Vintage Villas

Vintage Villas is a picturesque wedding venue located on six acres of beautiful land overlooking Lake Travis and the Texas Hill Country. The venue offers two stunning event halls with floor-to-ceiling picture windows that provide extensive views of the lake and beautiful Texas sunsets. They offer a Gazebo and Event Center duo that provides the perfect setting for a private fairytale ceremony, while the Arbor and Travis Room duo provide a covered outdoor ceremony space with a modern feel. They also offer the Vintage Villas, a full-service wedding venue that offers in-house catering, rehearsal dinner, and overnight accommodations for up to 299 guests.

The venue is located in a unique Hill Country setting, its the perfect getaway from the city while still being a short drive to downtown Austin. Vintage Villas' experienced on-site staff will assist with every aspect of the wedding planning process, from ceremony and reception details to creating custom menus that suit the couple's taste and budget. Making it as easy as possible for you to just enjoy your special day. The venue's owner, Thomas Porter, ensures that hospitality is the most important aspect of his service, with years of experience in luxury hotels, Vintage Villas the perfect destination for an elegant and unforgettable wedding celebration.

Location: 4209 Eck Ln, Austin, TX 7873

The Arlo

The Arlo is a luxurious wedding and events venue situated between Austin and Dripping Springs. The purpose-built, 15,000-square-foot space gives off a modern, upscale aesthetic that’s built up against a stunning hill country landscape. The venue is designed to accommodate a variety of gatherings, and includes a range of adaptable indoor and outdoor spaces to fit into whatever vision you have. The Arlo also offers rental inclusions such as tables and chairs, and also provides an on-site prep kitchen.

This location has multiple ceremony halls or spaces to choose from. The Storie Hall, an 1,800-square-foot indoor ceremony space with four Northern Pine trusses, an 18-foot window, and a simple, sophisticated feel. The Ballroom is a 4,600-square-foot event space with a clean, bright, neutral color palette, oversized iron and glass windows, and a 22-foot coffered ceiling. The Lounge is a 1,600-square-foot bridal suite with a cozy gas fireplace, beauty bar, private bathroom, and private dressing areas. The Courtyard is a 1,500-square-foot outdoor event space with evergreen lawn and modern, approachable architecture, while the Lawn is a 2,600-square-foot Astro-turfed outdoor event space with a fireplace. The Cottage offers 1,500 square feet of traditional comfort with a modern twist and is perfect for grooms, wedding parties, or out-of-town guests. The venue is designed to host many different types of events, from corporate functions to any of life's most important occasions, and offers a unique, picturesque, elegant, and refined setting for any celebration.

Location: 10700 Signal Hill Rd, Austin, TX 78737

Canyonwood Ridge

Canyonwood Ridge is a picturesque wedding and events venue located in Dripping Springs, about 20 minutes from downtown Austin. The 12,000 square foot venue is perched on a ridge top, wrapped in oak trees, and boasts incredibly scenic hill country views. It was specifically designed for weddings and offers both an outdoor ceremony site and an indoor Chapel that provide flexibility and stunning backdrops for weddings of up to 299 guests.

This wedding venue is both unique and romantic, with breathtaking views and hill country rustic undertones, while maintaining a balance of simplicity and flexibility to help couples plan their perfect day. The venue offers a variety of features and rental inclusions, including a reception hall that seats up to 299 people, a covered patio ideal for a classy cocktail hour, and a bridal suite overlooking the outdoor ceremony site and hill country views. The Chapel also has an indoor ceremony site protected against the unpredictable central Texas weather and is adjacent to the reception hall for a seamless transition from ceremony to reception. The venue also offers flexibility to bring in your own vendors and hard liquor as well, making it a perfect location if you are looking to customize some of the aspects of your event.

Location: 250 S Canyonwood Dr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Woodbine Mansion

Woodbine Mansion is a Texas historical landmark located just six minutes from North Austin and 19 miles from downtown. Originally constructed in 1900 by the Page Brothers of Austin, this Victorian-style mansion has been restored to its 1931 classical, Greek revival style, and is surrounded by towering Elm, Pecan, and Magnolia trees. Today, it is situated on its own city block, providing over 1.5 acres of lush outdoor space for weddings, special occasions, private, and corporate events. Guests can enjoy the elegant gazebo and garden trellis, two spacious courtyards, private gardens, and indoor Neoclassical details, such as original chandeliers, mirrors, and the grand dining room. The mansion has been owned by only three families since it was built, and in 1973, it was recorded as a Texas Historic Landmark.

Woodbine Mansion offers first and second-floor mansion access, 5 private changing rooms, vendor green rooms, wireless internet throughout the property, and parking onsite. Handicap accessibility is also available. The Levin family, who purchased the mansion in 2018, is ready to help guests create special memories with family and friends for years to come. Led by Becky Levin Navarro’s vision for this beautiful, historic estate, the Woodbine Mansion is the perfect venue for a fairytale wedding or a memorable event.

Location: 405 E Main St, Round Rock, TX 78664

The Wildflower Barn

This ones for those who are totally set on that outdoor wedding aesthetic. The Wildflower Barn in Driftwood is one of Austin's top wedding venues for outdoor weddings. The venue offers a rustic, open space with flower-filled gardens and a vintage charm that you can't really get anywhere else. With an open vendor policy and straightforward pricing, couples have the freedom to create their unique celebration without hidden fees. The venue offers two barns, Bluebonnet Barn and Meadow Barn, each uniquely beautiful and sure to leave you with lasting memories of your big day.

Location: 1770 N Elder Hill Road, Driftwood, TX 78619

The Allan House

The Allan House is a historic mansion with a lush outdoor courtyard located in Downtown Austin, perfect for weddings and special events. The venue has a heated winter tent for use during the colder months of the year. There are also multiple indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, including lovely parlors, verandas, and a courtyard, with a capacity ranging from 45 to 250 guests.

The Victorian home is coated in original heart pine wood floors, crystal chandeliers, and impressive floor-to-ceiling windows. The outdoor space is lined with Texas native foliage, including heritage oak trees and mountain laurels, creating an intimate oasis with twinkling lights at night. All these features make this venue perfect for those looking to add a hint of history and a dash of nature into their special day.

Location: 1104 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78701

Pecan Ranch Springs

Pecan Springs Ranch is a versatile Austin venue located on 17 acres of land just 10 minutes from downtown Austin. Featuring stunning pecan and oak trees, a babbling creek, fresh springs, and a pond, making it perfect for weddings and corporate events. The property includes a 6000 sq. ft. climate controlled building with a banquet hall, prep kitchen, bride & groom's area and a large terrace structure which can be used to hold up to 300 guests.

They are located conveniently for any out of town guests and they also offer a Hill Country vibe while still being close to the bustling city of Austin. The staff is organized, easy to communicate with, and provides a joyous experience.

Location: 10601 B Derecho Dr, Austin, TX 78737

Springdale Station

Springdale Station is a unique and unforgettable event venue situated just 5 minutes from downtown Austin. The venue was once an iconic train station and offers over an acre of outdoor space and 4,300 square feet of indoor space with stunning views of historic Austin backdrops. The rustic wood floors, exposed wood trusses, and floor-to-ceiling windows add to the unique architecture of the space. Springdale Station is the perfect venue for weddings, bar or bat mitzvahs, networking events, and nonprofit galas.

In addition to this, the team at Springdale Station is made up of passionate event planners, coordinators, artists, and experts who understand the importance of quality and ambiance for your big day. Making it the perfect location for an intimate wedding.

Location: 979 Springdale Rd Suite #160, Austin, TX 78702

Sanctuary Event Space

Sanctuary Event Space is a beautiful and enchanting outdoor venue located in central Austin. What's special about this venue is that any rental fees received from this venue also go directly to the Amala Foundation, who actively work to help families and children in need. This venue is perfect for weddings, engagement parties, dinners, cocktail parties, and celebrations, with a maximum capacity of 150 guests. Three ancient Live Oak trees surround the space and provide a canopy of shade for guests. A terraced ceremony site that can seat up to 150 guests is also situated here. Overall, Sanctuary Event Space is a centrally located, well-priced, and perfect outdoor venue for couples who are looking for a unique and beautiful wedding experience that also supports a great cause.

Location: ​​1006 S 8th St, Austin, TX 78704

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offers beautiful Hill Country architecture and native gardens for a super unique and unforgettable wedding experience right here in the heart of Austin. The venue is allotted for an 8-hour rental time, there are multiple outdoor ceremony options, and two reception options. The rental fee also includes a changing room, ample onsite parking, catering prep space, and wireless internet.

The Wildflower Center is a reasonably priced, environmentally friendly venue with staff who are knowledgeable about how best to use the space. This beautiful event space is perfect for anyone who is looking to combine the beauty of Austin's skyline with the elegance of the nature which surrounds it.

Location: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739

Zilker Park Clubhouse

Zilker Park Clubhouse is a charming stone clubhouse with a rock patio and spacious concrete terrace located in Zilker Park, perfect for hosting any rustic chic wedding celebration with up to 100 guests. Zilker Park Clubhouse provides a beautiful and idyllic ambiance for couples looking for a charming and rustic wedding venue in Austin. The picturesque ranch-style lodge is set among rolling hills with views of downtown Austin as a beautiful backdrop. The venue offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception options with a maximum capacity of 100 guests each. The rental fee of $1,350 includes 12 hours of event time, including set up and clean up time. The Clubhouse is the perfect location to exchange vows and dance the night away with loved ones in rustic chic style, making it one of the best wedding venues.

Location: 200 Arnulfo Alonso Way, Austin, TX 78704

Camp Lucy

Camp Lucy is a truly stunning and awe enchanting wedding venue nestled in the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Boasting awe-inspiring countryside views, Camp Lucy offers a true sense of grandeur and beauty that will take your breath away. The open-air barn is perfect for a romantic and breezy evening celebration among the Hill Country air, while the historic French-Colonial chapel provides a stunning indoor ceremony option that will make your special day unforgettable. With its unparalleled charm and natural beauty, Camp Lucy is the perfect venue for couples who want to exchange vows surrounded by the stunning landscape of Central Texas.

Location: 3509 Creek Road Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Ma Maison

Ma Maison is a luxurious and breathtaking wedding venue located in Austin's wine country. With vineyards, gardens, a beautiful lake, and lots of oak trees, the grounds of Ma Maison are simply stunning, and the antique French gazebo adds an extra touch of elegance and charm.

The Green Cathedral at Ma Maison is a unique and stunning space,laced with exposed brick walls and surrounded by towering oaks, featuring a reclaimed antique French gazebo makes it the perfect location for outdoor ceremonies, portraits, first look photos, and newlywed kisses. With its unparalleled beauty, luxurious amenities, and dedicated team of experts, Ma Maison is the perfect place to celebrate your special milestones and make joyous memories that will last a lifetime.

Location: 2550 Bell Springs Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

The Greenhouse at Driftwood

The Greenhouse at Driftwood is a truly special and unique wedding venue located in the heart of the Hill Country in Driftwood, Texas. Surrounded by lush, native plants, century-old Oaks, and natural open spaces just a few miles from Austin, The Greenhouse offers an elegant and serene setting for your special day. Promoting wildlife and bird habitat is also very important here, and The Greenhouse proudly supports the Hill Country Conservancy and Travis Audubon Society.

The space features a stunning two-story glass encased greenhouse filled with tropical rainforest foliage and giant cacti, making it an absolutely amazing and unique spot to exchange your vows. Come experience the beauty and magic of The Greenhouse at Driftwood, where nature and elegance blend together to produce lifelong memories.

Location: 850 Darden Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619

The Addison Grove

The Addison Grove is an enchanting wedding venue that offers the best of both worlds. Nestled just 20 minutes from downtown Austin in the Hill Country, this rustic yet modern barn-style location provides a convenient urban location while retaining the charm and beauty of the Texas countryside. With a 6,000 square foot indoor space that seamlessly transforms into an outdoor experience, the location boasts rolling glass doors that provide stunning views of the grove and create an inviting, airy atmosphere. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, The Addison Grove offers a stunning setting that can be tailored to your unique vision.

Location: 11903 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736

The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria

Discover a one-of-a-kind wedding spot at The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria. Positioned on the shores of a picturesque lake, this historic landmark exudes Southern charm and sophistication. With beautifully maintained gardens and stunning art installations, Laguna Gloria offers a range of outdoor elegances for your ceremony and reception. Guests will be captivated through the natural beauty and awe-inspiring views of the lake, and of the bride and groom of course. Celebrate your love story at this true Texas gem, where history and modernity blend seamlessly. Laguna Gloria is the ideal choice for couples seeking a truly unforgettable wedding venue.

Location: 3809 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703

Gruene Estate

Plopped in the Austin Hill Country, Gruene Estate is a picturesque old homestead that hosts stunning open-air venue options. The open-air chapel, surrounded by trees and meadows, provides an idyllic setting for intimate wedding ceremonies. Meanwhile there is a rustic barn with no walls where most couples host dinner, always adding to the ambience. The property spans 17 acres between Historic Gruene and New Braunfels, Texas and has been a labor of love since 1852, now with modern elegance added to its historic charm.

Location: 1030 River Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130

The LINE Austin

Get ready to be blown away by The LINE Austin, a modernist building in Austin that was originally constructed in 1965, but now has been completely renovated to create the perfect city wedding destination. The hotel offers 2 ballrooms, a restaurant, and a rooftop lounge that offers breathtaking views of downtown Austin. And guess what's the best part? The hotel has 428 luxurious rooms that will ensure that each and every one of your wedding guests is taken care of, making it a night everyone will remember.

Location: 111 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701

Barr Mansion & Artisan Ballroom

Barr Mansion & Artisan Ballroom is a dream wedding venue in Austin, offering a perfectly balanced blend of Victorian elegance and modern aesthetics to create an unreal vibe. The estate is located among beautifully landscaped gardens, with multiple indoor and outdoor options available for your ceremonies and receptions. The inspiring Artisan Ballroom features towering walls of glass, bringing the outdoors in and making for a breathtaking event space. In addition to this, farm-fresh catering options are available for those looking to get a taste of something authentically Texan. Also included in the rental are custom-made wooden tables, neutral linens, lounge seating, satellite bars, and decor options to help set the mood. They even have bakers on staff who will help you bake your own cake from scratch! Overall, a great event space if you're looking for something that takes a little of the pressure off you and your loved ones.

Location: 10463 Sprinkle Rd, Austin, TX 78754

Hotel Saint Cecilia

Hotel Saint Cecilia is a stylish and charming venue that really depicts the essence of Austin's music scene. The outdoor area is Surrounded by oak trees, a patio, and a lawn to provide a picturesque backdrop for an unforgettable wedding. There are also bungalows which are all decorated differently, and the pool is a must-see for any of those hot summer weddings. The estate can be privately rented for the weekend and can accommodate up to 100 guests for ceremonies and seated receptions. This venus's size and intimate layout make it perfect for any smaller weddings or celebrations.

Location: 112 Academy Dr, Austin, TX 78704

Blanton Museum of Art

If you are looking to host an upscale event and are interested in the thriving Austin art scene then The Blanton Museum of Art offers a stunning indoor venue in its Rapoport Atrium. With 50-foot ceilings, skylights, and walls that blend from deep blue to white, this space is pure magic. The atrium can seat up to 150 guests or accommodate up to 300 for a standing reception, with the option to extend seating onto the upstairs mezzanine. This will surely be an unforgettable experience for you and your guests, if you are interested in booking or pricing please call the museum or check on their website for rental availability.

Location: 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78712

South Congress Hotel

South Congress Hotel is a boutique hotel located on the heart of South Congress Avenue, one of the most thriving and unique neighborhoods in Austin. South Congress is crucial to keeping this city weird and this venue offers no exception by combining the urban vibes of being located in the city with deeply rooted Austin culture. Celebrate in a welcoming and timeless atmosphere with valet and onsite parking, A/V equipment and capabilities, in-house catering, curated to your tastes, rooms and suites to host the newlyweds, bridal party, or entire guest list, and unique amenities including onsite restaurants, bars, boutiques, and a rooftop pool. This venue is perfect if you are looking to host a wedding in the city and a potential night out on the town after.

Location: 1603 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

The Plant at Kyle

The Plant at Kyle is a stunning and modern wedding venue, located just a short drive from Austin and San Antonio. With its cool, industrial architecture and beautifully lush green surroundings, it offers a one-of-a-kind setting for weddings, birthdays, retreats, and more. The Plant exists in the first place to help spread awareness and appreciation for our Central Texas ecosystem and nature, anyone who decides to host an event here will always look back and think they made the right decision.

Hotel Van Zandt - A Kimpton Hotel

Looking for a newest venue? Look to Hotel Van Zandt, a stunning boutique hotel located in the extremely popular and hip Rainey Street neighborhood. This Kimpton Hotel is well-known for its impeccable style and personalized service. With a glamorous rooftop and multiple indoor spaces for weddings, it offers a perfect setting for exchanging vows or getting down on the dance floor. The Ladybird Ballroom is particularly stunning, with coffered ceilings, modern chandeliers, and a monochrome color palette allowing for versatile decoration. Overall, this new venue is perfect if you are looking to have all the dreams of your fairytale wedding come true, and why wouldn't you want to do it on Rainey!?

Location: 605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Mercury Hall

If you are looking for a truly special event space, Mercury Hall is a charming venue located just a short distance from downtown Austin. The vintage-style hall features high ceilings, white-washed walls, and colorful stained glass windows. It's an ideal backdrop for couples seeking rustic and vintage vibes for their wedding. The venue is available for weddings, special events, corporate meetings, fundraisers, and more. Mercury Hall's flexible layout accommodates up to 150 guests for a banquet-style reception or 200 for a ceremony, making it perfect for whatever event you would like to host.

Location: 615 Cardinal Ln, Austin, TX 78704

The Vista On Seward Hill

Another great outdoor location is The Vista on Seward Hill in Austin, Texas. With stunning views of the Hill Country, waterfalls, and lush gardens, the property offers a lavish and elegant backdrop for any special occasion. The grand banquet hall features a crystal chandelier to create romantic ambiance, while the expansive garden is perfect for setting the vibes and bringing in some natural elements. The venue can accommodate up to 200 guests and offers in-house rentals, including audio equipment, furniture, and linens, as well as event planning services and culinary excellence from their in-house chefs. This space is an excellent choice for those looking for that perfect blend of Hill Country and Austin city life.

Location: 6414 Bee Caves Rd, Austin, TX 78746

Hotel San Jose

Are you looking for an intimate and charming venue to celebrate your wedding with your loved ones? Look no further than Hotel San Jose, a beautiful bungalow-style hotel located in the heart of Austin's vibrant South Congress neighborhood. With indoor and outdoor spaces that can accommodate up to 60 guests, Hotel San Jose is the perfect spot for small weddings with a modern and low-key vibe.

Location: 1316 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum

Are you looking for a unique and artsy wedding venue in Austin? Look no further than the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum. With its beautiful landscape, tranquil ponds, and celebrated bronze and stone sculptures, this outdoor venue offers a one-of-a-kind setting for your special day. The Sculpture Garden & Museum offers an open-air limestone and steel design. The Ceremony Arbor is perfect for exchanging vows for up to 200 guests. Be sure to contact a member of the UMLAUF team when organizing your event to make sure that you understand all of the rules and regulations surrounding this space.

Location: 605 Azie Morton Rd, Austin, TX 78704

The Driskill

If you are looking for a space that will truly blow your guests away, then the only choice you really have is The Driskill. It's an iconic hotel located in the heart of Austin that offers impeccable service and beautiful indoor venues for weddings or other corporate events. The hotel also employs experienced wedding professionals to help coordinate every last detail, from engagements to wedding day brunches, to ensure a seamless experience. The Driskill offers multiple venues, including The Driskill Mezzanine, The Driskill Ballroom, The Maximillian Room, and The Crystal Room, each of which has its own ambiance and leaves you feeling stunned when you walk into the room. When looking for wedding venues in Austin, this may be a bit out of some peoples budgets but it's definitely worth a tour.

Location: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701


Now that we have gone over 25 of the best and most unique venues in Austin, you need to make sure that you are picking the right space to match the energy and vibe you are wanting to create. However what most people fail to consider is that the venue location is just half of it, entertainment is another factor that greatly plays into the energy created during the wedding or event. So, it's important to pick the right entertainment to match the aesthetic you are going for. Doing this can be hard and time consuming, which is why award winning local booking agencies like Moontower Entertainment are here to help. We use our catalog of hundreds of local musicians and experienced in-house bands, like Matchmaker Band or Love & Happiness Band, to find you the perfect sound to match your events style needs. Moontower knows all the in's and out's of making your special day everything you want it to be, and we will ensure that everything you desire is met to the T. Be sure to contact us today if you are interested in finding out more.

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