8 Austin Wedding Venues to Suit Any Bride’s Style
by Lindsey Craig December 14
Choosing the perfect venue to say “I do” in is a crucial part of the wedding planning process – it typically serves as the jumping off point for the rest of the planning. Are you an elegant bride who loves luxe ballrooms perfect for a grand entrance? Are you an outdoorsy bride who craves breathtaking landscapes? Whatever your heart desires, check out this list we’ve put together of Austin wedding venues – you’re sure to find one to suit your style.
For the Artsy Bride
Blanton Museum of Art – The Blanton Museum of Art provides a stunning backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Guests can mingle in the atrium under soaring 50-foot skylights, on the covered outdoor Loggia and throughout the spectacular galleries.
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For the Classic Texas Bride
Bullock Texas State History Museum – Your guests will love the striking three-story bronze Lone Star sculpture on the plaza, the soaring staircase, captivating grand lobby, and the distinctive indoor spaces that make events elegant and memorable at Bullock Texas State History Museum.
For the Modern Bride
JW Marriott Austin – Located in the heart of downtown and at the epicenter of Austin’s unique entertainment districts, the JW Marriott Austin offers totally unique and authentically Austin wedding options perfect for the bride who loves modern design.
For the Bride Looking to be Unique
El Gaucho Winery – Located in Spicewood, El Gaucho is surrounded by rolling hills and natural beauty. Nestled on 10 acres, El Gaucho has multiple breathtaking sites available to host your ceremony, cocktail and dinner receptions.
For the Country Club Bride
Westwood Country Club – With views of Lake Austin and a space filled with antiques and a rock fireplace, the Westwood Country Club is perfect for royal and romantic events. The incredible chef can prepare a meal your guests will praise, and the beautiful views provide the perfect setting for your rehearsal dinner or bridal luncheon.
For the Garden Loving Bride
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – Immerse yourself in the spectacular beauty and elegance of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Create an experience that you and your guests will never forget among the beautiful Hill Country architecture and native gardens.
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For the Rustic Bride
Thurman’s Mansion – Step into one of the most historically rich venues Texas has to offer. Thurman’s Mansion overlooks the heart of the Texas wine country boasting stunning views of verdant vineyards and lush woodlands. Inside, the massive limestone walls, rough-hewn beams and Salitillo tile floors combine for a uniquely rustic elegance found at Thurman’s Mansion.
Photo: Jake Holt Photography
For the Ballroom Bride
The University of Texas Club – Located within the Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium on the UT Campus, this is a beautiful ballroom Austin venue. Each and every event hosted at the University of Texas Club receives personalized service and outstanding food and beverages, along with a number of complimentary amenities.