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18 Modern + Contemporary Austin Wedding Venues

by Kaitlyn

These contemporary Austin wedding venues showcase the modern, trendy vibes this eclectic city is known for and are sure to make your heart skip a beat! If sleek, modern lines, incredible cityscape views and funky, new-age details are what you’re searching for in a dream wedding venue, you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up the most stunning contemporary Austin wedding venues right here for you to explore. Happy urban venue-hunting!

 

Modern Wedding Venues in Austin

 

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The LINE ATX

One of Austin’s newer contemporary wedding venues, The Line Hotel Austin is part of a budding group of urban hotels and this lakeside locale is ready to host your special day with keen attention to detail, sweeping venues and a sleek, urban feel.

Photo: Caroline Lima Photography

 

Mae's Ridge Austin wedding

 

Mae’s Ridge

Perched high on a ridge just outside of Dripping Springs, the Wedding Capital of Texas, is a chic, modern white barn overlooking 28 acres of pristine Hill Country views. Glass doors, skylights and white shiplap walls fill the space with natural light. Winding trails lead to several special ceremony spots including the Oak Grove and Sunset Ridge. Just as its namesake Grandma Mae always welcomed guests into her home, the team at Mae’s Ridge is ready to welcome you and make your wedding day amazing!

Photo: ⁠Mylah Renae Photography

 

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Umlauf Sculpture Garden

Art and nature join forces at Umlauf Sculpture Garden to create an oh-so-lovely space that can accommodate 50-250 of your closest friends! With plenty of space for a seated dinner and lots of contemporary art to admire, this venue is perfect for the modern couple and offers a quaint urban oasis!

Photo: Michelle Boyd Photography

 

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The Contemporary Austin at the Jones Center

The name of this venue says it all: the Jones Center in downtown Austin is a brand new contemporary venue ready to host your special day, big or small. With a killer rooftop patio and an atmosphere as cool as they come, your wedding can feel quintessentially Austin-esque at the Jones Center.

 

Austin Marriott Downtown Venue

Austin Marriott Downtown

The brand new Austin Marriott Downtown, just debuted in 2021! The chic, urban hotel blends sophisticated design with the city’s renowned local vibe. The hotel offers a premier downtown location with unforgettable views throughout the hotel, two ballroooms with 14,000 square feet of beautiful space, a popular rooftop pool and bar, plus two additional restaurants and bars. The hotel is sure to set the stage for a spectacular wedding weekend.

Photo: Austin Marriott Downtown

 

Fairmont Austin Wedding

Fairmont Austin

Fairmont Austin brings style, sophistication, and luxury to the heart of Texas. Soaring at 37 stories, the hotel offers guestrooms and suites, glamorous event space, and full service catering. Experience views of the Austin skyline from the magnificent ballrooms and rooftop courtyard. Enjoy exquisite cuisine and thoughtful service within a vibrant setting. Fairmont Austin couples enjoy countless perks including a complimentary anniversary stay.

Photo: Christina Carroll Photography

 

Modern + Contemporary Austin Wedding Venues | Hill Country Bliss Wedding and Events Venue

 

Hill Country Bliss Wedding and Events

New to the scene, Hill Country Bliss Wedding and Events is located on 145 picturesque acres reflecting the Texas Hill Country, just 45 minutes north of Austin. With its two-story vaulted ceilings and gracious 10,000 square feet climate-controlled interior, Hill Country Bliss can accommodate 275 guests for dining and entertaining. Their open-air chapel is finished in a modern style with ivory wood walls and ceilings with a breath-taking view of the Texas Hill Country that we know you’ll fall in love with.

 

Hotel Van Zandt Wedding

Hotel Van Zandt

Whether your guests come from near or far, you all need to live it up. Have a blast and make it beautiful. Austin wedding venues are not one-size-fits-all. Sure, we have beautiful backdrops in whatever size you need. What sets Hotel Van Zandt apart is how extraordinarily special we make you feel. It’s your big day. You can’t trust that with just anybody. Whether the bride wears boots or glass slippers, we are here to bring your vision to life.

Photo: Lauren Slusher Photography

 

One Eleven East Wedding

One Eleven East

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, One Eleven East was built in 1893. One Eleven East features the main open area, built-in bar, loft, skylight room and outdoor courtyard. We are one of the few wedding venues in the Austin area to host beautiful indoor ceremonies and receptions year-round. Located just 20 minutes northeast of Austin we are situated in the charming storefronts that have lined East Street for over a century.

Photo: Marisa Albrecht

 

The Addison Grove Wedding

The Addison Grove

Rental of The Addison Grove means the property and facilities are available exclusively to you for the entire day. Say your vows under the looming willow trees or use our pond as picturesque backdrop. Continue on to dinner in our rustic yet modern barn. The space can be transformed into an indoor-outdoor experience with rolling glass doors that bring the beauty of the grove inside.

Photo: Mikki Platt

 

The Arlo Wedding

The Arlo

Nestled between Austin’s city center and Dripping Springs, The Arlo provides elegantly designed spaces that feel refreshingly modern and endlessly classic. Purpose-built and with every detail thoughtfully planned to impress, our 15,000 square-foot events venue is luxuriously appointed with beauty, function and comfort in mind. Our open and bright floor plans are well suited to accommodate a wide range of gatherings.

Photo: Lucy Struve Photography

 

The Grand Lady Wedding

The Grand Lady

Hidden on the Eastern outskirts of Austin, the Grand Lady of Austin is set on 20 acres of Oak Trees. “The Grand Lady” is a mansion built in Bartlett in 1881, and relocated to Manor, Texas as a wedding present for the Waltons. Cared for by various families through each phase of her life, she serves as a grand backdrop for wedding celebrations that embrace modern traditions of love, friendship and family.

Photo: Aurelia Baca Photography

 

The Milestone | Georgetown Wedding

The Milestone | Georgetown

The Milestone | Georgetown is open and airy, includes hints of modern touches, and will transport you to the farmhouse of your dreams. Start your wedding day in one of our private suites that can accommodate your entire wedding party, then experience our refreshed ceremony site! Accommodating up to 320 guests, our spacious reception hall is the perfect backdrop for your first dance as newlyweds.

Photo: April Mae Creative

 

The Oasis Wedding

The Oasis on Lake Travis

Your wedding day marks Page One of a new chapter of your life.  The first page always sets the tone for how captivating the rest of the story will be.  Let The Oasis help you start creating memories in that beautiful book, from the SUNSET CAPITAL OF TEXAS!  The Oasis would absolutely love the opportunity to share its beautiful space with you and everyone you love as you celebrate the bond of a lifetime.

Photo: Betsy Y. Photo

 

The Rackhouse at Desert Door

The Rackhouse at Desert Door

Unabashedly contemporary, The Rackhouse at Desert Door nonetheless features many of the warm, rustic touches that make up the Hill Country aesthetic – we call it Desert Modern. One of the first things you’ll notice when you enter the space is the dramatic 28-foot bar that runs virtually the length of the room. Spacious, with soaring 20-foot ceilings, The Rackhouse can hold as many as 75 or be configured to deliver a more intimate experience.

Photo: Light as Gold

 

The Woodbine Mansion Wedding

The Woodbine Mansion

Since 1900, the Woodbine Mansion has been the most well-known home in Round Rock. Its commanding presence houses picture-perfect settings and a multitude of options for welcoming guests in style. From the original chandeliers and mirrors to the grand dining room and ornate gazebo, the possibilities are endless, right on Main Street.

Photo: Tailor James Photography

 

Thompson Austin Venue

Thompson Austin

Thompson Austin is a sophisticated meeting place for locals and visitors to let loose, the luxe contemporary vibe is signature Thompson. Our 212 room + 17 residence urban getaway is anchored by a 4th floor amenity deck including infinity pool with mosaic tile art, private cabanas, signature all day dining restaurant and bar concept including alfresco poolside terrace dining, billiards room and indoor/outdoor flexible event space.

Photo: Thompson Austin

 

W Austin Hotel

W Austin

Say “I Do” in the center of it all! Our outdoor spaces create an unmistakable wedding backdrop with views of Downtown Austin or choose from one of our indoor venues to accommodate both intimate gatherings and large banquet-style receptions. With Whatever/Whenever® service, W Austin has everything covered and more. We’ll set the stage. You steal the scene. 7 event rooms | 10,500 sq ft. private event floor | Outdoor spaces including WET Deck & Terrace

Photo: Joslyn Holtfort Photography

 


Your wedding is sure to go off without a hitch at any of these modern contemporary Austin wedding venues. For more venues of all shapes and sizes, from rustic to industrial and everything in between, be sure to peruse our Venues page!

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Other Local Vendors: The Arlo, Thompson Austin