8 Charming Rustic Wedding Venues
by Molly Dysart February 16
Though we know there are many styles to choose from when planning a wedding, the Texas girl in all of us loves an event full of rustic charm. We’ve compiled 8 of our fave rustic wedding venues for the bride looking to kick it a little country while still hosting the ultimate glam event! Read on!
Being the first certified organic special events facility in the United States, Barr Mansion is a venue for any bride looking for true natural beauty and an extra touch of Texas history for her big day. Between the lush ornamental and edible gardens, the gorgeous Artisan Ballroom and the quaint mansion itself, Barr Mansion provides brides with a hint of a past as a beautifully historic 1898 Victorian-style home turned wedding and events venue as they start their futures.
Photo: Feather & Twine
Set on the banks of Onion Creek and settled under a canopy of pecan trees, Pecan Grove gives a whole new meaning to rustic. Boasting a beautifully manicured lawn and stunning views of Texas Wine Country, this functional wedding venue is enclosed by glass to ensure year-round comfort while still maximizing it’s beautiful setting. With over 7,200 square feet of venue space to accommodate up to 350 seated guests, brides will love Pecan Grove!
Photo: Mint Photography
With its southern charm and rustic elegance, Loan Oak Barn offers all the perks of a barn or ranch wedding with a convenient location just outside of Austin. The majestic barn stands as a powerful focal with it’s gorgeous tin roof, aged wood details and natural backdrop – perfect for pictures! The slate is truly blank to accommodate any color palette or theme. Lone Oak Barn is a versatile space ready to host your rustic event!
You’ll find Camp Lucy in the gorgeous foothills of Dripping Springs. This stunning mission style venue with four featured spaces and grounds always catches our full attention! Camp Lucy began as a family ranch and soon opened its gates to the public so that everyone in Texas might experience the Hill Country dream. The four venues included on site are Ian’s Chapel, Sacred Oaks, Whit’s Inn and The Vineyard, giving brides the ultimate selection to plan their perfect wedding.
Photo: Jenny DeMarco Photography
15 minutes west of downtown Austin, Pecan Springs Ranch combines Texas hill country charm with chic uptown flair. It has rich landscaping adorned with wildflowers, stone and wood accents and space for up to 400 guests. With an expansive indoor facility repurposed from a 19th century log cabin, beautiful outdoor ceremony locations and even adorable “drink” donkeys, your wedding day will go from memorable to unforgettable at Pecan Springs Ranch!
Photo: The Bird and The Bear
The Retreat at Balcones Springs
The Retreat at Balcones Springs is set on a 250-acre property with eight different event spaces for the choosing. With on site lodging available, in house catering and many different recreational activities to participate in, you and your guests will find everything you need in one place for your wedding weekend! The Retreat at Balcones Springs gives a whole new meaning to the word “retreat” and you will truly treat your wedding party and guests for the ultimate getaway!
Photo: Ashley Bosnick Photography
Family owned and filled with sweet, unique, handmade history, Wild Onion Ranch is the venue for brides looking for a classic Texas ranch wedding. From its beautiful landscaping and rod iron accents to its stucco, stone and wooden features throughout, The Wild Onion Ranch makes classic Texas weddings easy for any bride.
Photo: Caroline Studios
Graceland Oaks is cutest little compound to host your rustic event. With over 9,000 square feet to accommodate up to 250 guests, Graceland Oaks is one of the region’s newest multi-purpose event venues that offers the charm of the Hill Country within the Austin city limits. This 1.5 acre property of oak groves is home to the event center complete with ceremony space, a covered dance floor and built-in bar, all shaded by beautiful large oak trees. Brides will find every reason to love Graceland Oaks!
Photo: Waterloo Studio