10 Spectacular Ranch Style Wedding Venues in the Austin Area
by Miranda February 21
With all of the Hill Country’s natural beauty, it’s no wonder that local venues with indoor and outdoor areas dominate the Austin area wedding scene. While the garden variety wedding will always have a place in the venue market, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite spectacular ranch style wedding venues that promise to take your breath away and leave your guests in awe of the area’s unfiltered and unfussy beauty. Take a look at our ten picks below and be sure to pin your favorites to check on later; one of these just might be host to your special day! Cheers!
Choosing The Addison Grove as your venue means that you and your wedding party and guests will have exclusive access to the property for the entire day. This gorgeous rustic modern barn boasts elegant features like giant chandeliers and panel glass doors to optimize the property experience on your big day.
Nestled on an idyllic Hill Country ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas, Camp Lucy has garnered national acclaim for years thanks to impeccably maintained venues, luxury accommodations, and breathtaking location just minutes from Austin. Venue tours are by appointment only, and their sprawling property allows for your entire “I do crew” to stay on-site during the wedding weekend for ultimate fun and all the memories.
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Sitting on a sprawling 540 acres of pure Texas Hill Country, Hidden River Ranch Weddings & Events is one of the area’s newest and highly sought-after venues for a perfect ranch style wedding. All packages include enticing amenities like access to the property for all engagement, bridal and wedding photos, use of the entire property exclusively on your wedding day, furniture rentals and use of both bar areas to maximize the flow of the reception!
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Mae’s Ridge is more than just a venue – it’s an experience! Just outside of Dripping Springs is a chic, modern white barn overlooking 28 beautiful acres with incredible Hill Country views. Your guests can enjoy a cocktail either on the covered patio or inside the farmhouse with our indoor/outdoor bar. Named after Grandma Mae who loved all and welcomed everyone into her home, the venue’s owners want to warmly welcome you to Mae’s Ridge.
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The Morgan Creek Barn is inspired by rustic elegance with a modern edge, making for a one-of-a-kind venue in the Texas Hill Country area! Some features include gorgeous flooring throughout all spaces, a freshly painted exterior adding beautiful mix of light and dark aesthetic, and an enhanced bar and fireplace. Accommodating up to 200 guests, this beautiful venue is the perfect place to celebrate your forever story!
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Firefly Farm in Wimberley, TX provides a perfect opportunity for both you and your guests to enjoy all that the beautiful Hill Country has to offer. A favorite of ours is their Big Red Barn which accommodates up to 500 guests, boasts a rustic wood interior, tin ceiling, and crystal chandeliers. The ceremony site is nestled in the trees surrounded by wooden pews providing an intimate and romantic space to say, “I do”. Additional venue amenities at Firefly Farm include on-site lodging, bride’s quarters and a groom’s room.
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With rolling hills as the backdrop of Sendera Springs, the view is not all this 56-acre ranch has to offer. Say “I do” on the ceremony site that overlooks the 10-acre lake, then take plenty of beautiful photos around the property and island. Dance the night away in the Grand Hall with high ceilings, white walls, wood accents and gorgeous stone floors.
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Think of Hudson Bend Ranch as a cross between a Texas Ranch and Austin Botanical Gardens, with a lot of Lady Bird Johnson influence. Extensive wildflowers, native plants, water features, and 300-year-old oak trees set a backdrop of beauty, shade and serenity for your weekend getaway!
Photo: Tailor James Photography
At The Hall at Jester King, you can indulge in authentic brews, enjoy unique dining creations and celebrate the union of a lifetime! This open-air space is perfect for COVID-conscious weddings. For those who have had to shift wedding plans, or are simply looking for a place to escape from the not-so-normal life without going far, let The Hall at Jester King become part of your story!
Photo: Shelley Elena Photography
As one of the Austin area’s newest wedding venues, HighPointe Estate in Liberty Hill is home to 42 lovely acres among the San Gabriel River Valley, with sweeping Hill Country views and dramatically beautiful spaces to host your special day. Their casual yet elegant interiors feature white shiplap walls that any farmhouse-loving heart will appreciate, along with statement-making espresso-stained timber trusses. You will want to make sure you check back to see the main ceremony space, which is still in the works. Your wedding will be unforgettable at HighPointe Estate!
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Get even more venue ideas on our Venues page here! Happy planning!