4 Best Wedding Venues in Austin, TX

Austin's picturesque landscape, from rivers and lakes to the scenic Hill Country and parkland, provides a charming backdrop for outdoor weddings with a touch of Texan flair. From the city's diverse, thriving music and arts scene to the delectable cuisine and warm, welcoming atmosphere, Austin draws over 12,000 couples looking to celebrate their love and commitment each year.

Thinking about including sparklers for weddings in your plans? The following venues allow sparklers and feature some of the best spaces to host your wedding in Austin.

1. Prospect House – Modern Minimalist

Prospect House in Dripping Springs is a stunning wedding venue in Hill Country. Designed by renowned architect Max Levy, it seamlessly blends with its natural surroundings on 20 private acres. Exchange vows on the Ceremony Lawn at a white altar set against a rolling hillside backdrop. Take photos next to the old stone wall in the intimate Little Tree area. The venue offers versatile indoor/outdoor spaces, including the enclosed Breezeway in case of inclement weather or the Biergarten for mingling.

The Main Hall features soaring ceilings with abundant natural light for dining and dancing. Two well-appointed preparation suites are available, and the venue works with several preferred caterers, including Royal Fig. Prospect House's modern, all-white interior and scenic outdoor landscape, making it a standout choice for a unique and minimalist wedding.

Prospect House has gained recognition as one of Austin's most popular wedding venues, earning a spot on Brides Magazine's list of "14 Striking Minimalist and Modern Wedding Venues in the U.S."

For more information, visit https://www.prospecthousetx.com.

Prospect House – Modern Minimalist

2. Mattie's at Green Pastures – Victorian Elegance

Just a 10-minute drive from downtown, Mattie's at Green Pastures welcomes you and your guests to a stately venue steeped in tradition since 1916. This pristine white Victorian farmhouse exudes timeless elegance. Exchange your vows beneath a majestic oak canopy, then transition to the romantic Marion Hall, a garden-side space filled with natural light, perfect for receptions of up to 160 seated guests and dancing the night away.

The expansive grounds, dotted with roaming peacocks and wildflower meadows, provide scenic backdrops for your wedding photographs. There are ample spaces to connect, whether on inviting porches or cozy fireplace lounges. Enjoy sumptuous, farm-to-table Southern cuisine and handcrafted cocktails prepared by their culinary team.

For more information, visit https://mattiesaustin.com.  

Mattie's at Green Pastures – Victorian Elegance

3. House on the Hill – Rustic & Affordable

The House on the Hill offers a unique, sprawling 10-acre hilltop garden estate. With an alluring weekend package that includes a 2-night stay for up to 20 guests starting at $1,400 (Sunday through Thursday) or $3,800 (Friday and Saturday), it's a cost-effective choice for a truly intimate wedding event. Conveniently bundle your rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, wedding, reception, and accommodations in one package.

The venue's charm lies in its lush outdoor spaces, featuring a captivating waterfall backdrop for ceremonies and a covered pavilion for dancing and dining, all surrounded by well-manicured gardens and majestic oak trees. Their flexible approach allows you to tailor your celebration to your schedule and your choice of caterers and vendors while staying within budget. With nature's beauty as your backdrop, The House on the Hill offers an inviting setting for your special day.

For more information, visit https://www.houseonthehillaustin.com.

House on the Hill – Rustic & Affordable

4. The Inn at Jennifer's Gardens – Artsy Gem

If you're drawn to vintage and boho vibes, the enchanting Inn at Jennifer's Garden in downtown Austin will feel like home. Tucked away on a one-acre parcel with Shoal Creek meandering through, lose yourself in a historic house full of character and built from hand-cut limestone in 1879.

With lovely gardens, an outdoor amphitheater for ceremonies, and capacity for up to 250 guests, it's ideal for small to mid-sized celebrations. For the budget-conscious, The Inn offers a new package starting at $7,500. With surprises around every corner, it's no wonder Joy Magazine listed it among "6 of our Favorite Outdoor Austin Wedding Venues."

For more information, visit https://www.theinnatjg.com.

The Inn at Jennifer's Gardens – Artsy Gem

With Your Venue Locked Down, It's Time To Add Memorable Details!

Once you've landed on the perfect venue, I Love Sparklers can help you orchestrate the moments that matter. Our selection of affordable wedding reception supplies includes:

Order from our Magnolia, TX warehouse, and we'll have your order promptly shipped to your doorstep within a few business days. Contact us if you have any questions about planning the perfect Austin wedding.