The Best Garden Wedding Venues in Austin, TX
by Brynlee Handy April 29
We’re sharing the very best garden wedding venues Austin, TX has to offer so if their attractive shade and secluded cottagecore vibe have you hooked, you’re in luck! With COVID-19 came the popularization of the backyard wedding, so now that businesses and wedding venues alike are open again, garden wedding venues have never been in higher demand. Whether your dream wedding consists of garden views as far as you can see or takes place at a more traditional wedding venue with a lush garden area on-site, we’re all about the chic garden party vibes you can find at these stunning Austin garden wedding venues. Explore our top picks for some of the most picturesque garden wedding venues Austin, TX is home to down below!
Austin Garden Wedding Venues
Photo // Caitlin Rose Photography
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum
Whether you plan to host an intimate ceremony or an elaborate affair, the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum is the place to be holding historic and romantic charm in the heart of Austin. The garden offers winding pathways, tranquil ponds, and natural backdrops with celebrated bronze and stone sculptures placed within its landscape – your guests can wander and observe as art and nature come together at this gem in the heart of Austin.
Photo // Nikk Nguyen Photo
Nestled on an idyllic Hill Country ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas, Camp Lucy has garnered national acclaim thanks to its impeccably maintained venues, luxury accommodations, and breathtaking location just minutes from Austin. Say “I do” in their stone courtyard, or anywhere on the property that is so abundantly surrounded by native plants and beautiful elements of nature.
Photo // April Mae Creative
Garey House is your Tuscan getaway in the Texas Hill Country. Its outdoor terrace provides a jaw-dropping rustic European backdrop for your ceremony and backs up to a beautiful pond. The intimate courtyard with string lights looks straight out of an Italian vineyard and makes for a perfect reception space. The romance and history undeniably felt here will make you believe you’re simply roaming through Tuscany with the love of your life.
Photo // Tailor James Photography
Hudson Bend Ranch
Hudson Bend Ranch is the perfect place to say “I do” if you want to plan the ultimate cottagecore wedding! Think of it 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! Their quaint courtyard and fountain have stolen our hearts from the moment we laid eyes on this Austin garden wedding venue.
Photo // Caitlin Rose Photography
Lucky Arrow Retreat
At Lucky Arrow Retreat, you can extend your wedding day to a full weekend! Enjoy a stay with your partner or include the wedding party too with any of the deluxe cabins or luxury yurts on-site. A beer garden, pool and rustic-modern design await you. Well-shaded, breezy, and a wee bit wild, we know you’ll find the adventure of a destination wedding right here in the Texas Hill Country.
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This French garden venue offers indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites that make an ideal setting for your wedding vision to come to life. Their 4000 square foot Great Hall is complete with exposed wooden beams and crystal chandeliers and has a warm and inviting feel that is sure to make your wedding everything you’ve ever dreamed of. Ma Maison is located just outside of Austin in the beautiful hill country, which will transport you to the southern region of France. Romance is what the French are known for, so you are guaranteed to have a romantic wedding that you’ll never forget here!
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The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria is an artful outdoor space with Tuscan architecture that adds a touch of luxe romance. Perched high atop the shores of Lake Austin just north of Tarrytown, Laguna Gloria offers a spectacular view and unique, intimate feel with its terraced venue, where everyone has a wonderful vantage point to see the ceremony! Sprawling oaks, palm tree accents and serene blue waters make for an amazing natural surrounding and the perfect setting to say “I do!”
Photo // Shelley Elena Photography
The Hall at Jester King
At The Hall at Jester King, you can indulge in nature-filled views, authentic brews, enjoy unique dining creations, and celebrate the union of a lifetime! This open-air space is perfect for large gatherings as well as 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 // Brianne Johnson Photography
Though its location is just northwest of Austin, Villa Antonia will make you and your guests feel like they have been transported to a Mediterranean escape with sweeping views of the Hill Country and old-world charm like no other. Guests are sure to never forget their time at the Villa, making it a top choice for wedding venues in and around Austin, TX. The venue’s luxe yet unique layout allows for flexibility with indoor and outdoor space without compromising aesthetics along the way making it one of the top garden wedding venues in Austin, TX.