Austin Outdoor Wedding Venues Too Good to Be True
There’s nothing like starting your happily ever after surrounded by soaring ancient oaks, twinkling fairy lights or next to a one-of-a-kind view. Outdoor weddings give you the opportunity to find that picture-perfect backdrop you and your guests will never forget! Whether you want a rustic, backyard celebration or an elegant garden party, these Austin outdoor wedding venues have everything you could need and more!
Milestone Boerne – The Milestone Boerne embodies all the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. The venue sits in an upper valley just 30 minutes from San Antonio encompassed by breathtaking scenery and the opportunity of spotting some wildlife. A stone aisle leads to a rustic pavilion to cover you and your wedding party as well as a built-in altar you can put your own twist on! Its indoor reception space is just as lovely with charming hardwood oak floors and wooden beams. It’ll be the serene hideaway that grants all you outdoor wedding wishes!
Rancho Moonrise – If you like Kacey Musgrave’s and dancing the night away under the moon, then Rancho Moonrise is the place for you. Need a bachelorette idea? Go glamping at Rancho Moonrise. Want wedding day accommodations with vibrant modern decor? Stay at Rancho Moonrise. Dreaming of a wedding with an upscale ranch aesthetic? Host your outdoor wedding at Rancho Moonrise. Seriously, this is the place! From hourly rentals to exclusive ranch buyouts, you can customize your wedding experience with various packages to make your day perfect.
Flat Creek Estate – Flat Creek Estate vineyard wedding venue is known for two things: amazing wine and incredible experiences. The pristine 80-acre property features an elegant tasting room, a full-service restaurant – The Bistro at Flat Creek Estate, a covered pavilion and a one-of-a-kind, 18-hole disc golf course. Combined with the beautiful vineyards and full working winery, you’ve got an all-day destination for couples, groups and families.
Milestone New Braunfels – This venue is where you’ll find that modern farmhouse style! This site features a strikingly rustic pavilion and altar seen at their Boerne location. New Braunfels, however, is a more intimate setting with beautiful trees accompanying the ceremony space. If you peek through those trees, you’ll gain access to spectacular views as it sits close to Canyon Lake. While the space might feel intimate, the venue accommodates up to 320 guests! The stone and pine wood accents carry into the reception halls where you can dance the night away with all your favorite people!
Hotel Magdalena – Take your wedding to the next level with this funky fresh hotel in Downtown Austin. Every aspect of this hotel screams all things fun! From all your floral, feather and fringe desires, this venue is sure to deliver all the goods simply by design. I’m honestly not sure whether we will ever get over the earthy aesthetic! With textured prints, pretty pops of color and wallpaper that we could only dream about, Hotel Magdalena has it all. And we haven’t even gotten to the outdoors. The patio is made for a boujee happy hour and the greenery filled aisle is just waiting for the perfect bride-to-be. Indoors or outdoors, this venue should be a top contender to consider.
Photo: Paige Vaughn Photo
The Terrace at Highland Lakes – The Terrace at Highland Lakes is the perfect venue for anyone who wants to get away without having to. In the heart of La Vista, Texas, this venue sits on a stunning lakeside and is the perfect backdrop for a Pinterest-worthy wedding. From what we’ve seen, Martha Stewart would most definitely approve!
Photo: Jenna Marie Co.
The Hall at Jester King – 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: Hailey Merlo Media
Allegro Wedding & Events Venue — Allegro Wedding & Events Venue features lush gardens and stunning landscapes that provide a picture-perfect backdrop for your wedding, creating a serene and romantic atmosphere. Allegro’s Garden Lawn also overlooks miles of scenic views, neighbors The Gazebo, and even a water stream feature.
Photo: Aurelia Baca Photography
The Ice Plant Bldg — Nestled amidst the picturesque landscape, this enchanting venue offers a perfect blend of rustic elegance and timeless beauty. As you exchange vows surrounded by the lush greenery and scenic views, the Ice Plant Building creates a truly magical atmosphere for your special day. From the quaint courtyard to the vintage architecture, every corner of this historic gem serves as a stunning backdrop for your celebration of love.
Camp Hideaway – Fredericksburg – This incredible Texas Hill Country wedding has views for days! Sitting on 25 acres on the Wine Trail, Camp Hideaway – Fredericksburg not only offers 360 views of the Texas countryside, but the venue’s event hall provides an indoor/outdoor experience with three garage doors that can be opened wide for your event. The venue accommodates up to 200 guests with onsite lodging available for your wedding party or family. A true must see for any Austin, Texas, couple!
Photo // Vaughn Luciano
River Place Country Club – River Place Country Club is a beautiful venue located in the heart of Austin, TX, that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hill country. Hosting an outdoor wedding at this venue is the perfect choice for couples who want to exchange their vows in a picturesque setting. With its stunning greenery, cascading waterfalls, and lush fairways, River Place Country Club provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic and memorable wedding celebration.
71 West – 71 West Ranch Retreat is a 67-acre venue designed to accommodate weddings and private events for up to 200 people. They have spaces to host your entire wedding day! Their incredible and spacious preparation suites will keep you and your wedding party happy through the day! Guests will love celebrating your marriage at this charming Hill Country venue.
Photo // Esther Makau Photography
Windemere Farm Weddings – Welcome to Windemere Farms, where the beauty of its magnificent stone structure captures hearts at first sight. Designed with both functionality and aesthetics in mind, the barn draws inspiration from an extraordinary rock and brick-keyed structure in Ireland that owners Jason and Ashley Roberts encountered during their travels, igniting their vision for Windemere Farms.
Photo // Gricela’s Photography
Posey Meadows – Hosting your wedding at Posey Meadows in San Marcos, TX promises an enchanting experience filled with natural beauty and rustic charm. Nestled amidst picturesque meadows and surrounded by lush greenery, this idyllic venue provides a serene and romantic backdrop for your special day. With its elegant barn, scenic outdoor spaces, and warm hospitality, Posey Meadows offers the perfect setting to exchange vows, create lasting memories, and celebrate your love surrounded by the breathtaking Texan countryside.
Photo // Bonnie Burke Weddings
Springdale Station – Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Lone Star State, this historic venue combines rustic charm with modern elegance. The lush greenery and vibrant blooms create a breathtaking backdrop for an outdoor ceremony, and the charming vintage train depot adds a touch of character to the setting. The venue’s professional staff is dedicated to ensuring a seamless event, from the initial planning stages to the execution of every detail, leaving the couple free to savor every moment of their special day.
Photo // Faith and Fire
Shiraz Garden – Shiraz Garden is the stunning Hill Country wedding venue you thought you’d never find. From the outdoor Cathedral to ceremony spots at Sunset Vista, Shiraz Garden offers an expansive property full of unbelievable photo spots. Couples have the choice to select separate, designated areas for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception to keep your guests moving around and their energy high. Plus, the venue is close in proximity to lodging, the Austin Airport, restaurants, and more. You really can’t go wrong with a wedding at Shiraz Garden!
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Other Local Vendors: Pecan Grove, Thurman's Mansion, The Hills of Lakeway and Flintrock Falls, The Hall at Jester King, Lone Star Oaks, Flat Creek Estate, 71 West