The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, a premier wedding venue conveniently nestled in southwest Austin, Texas, captures the inspring natural beauty of the Hill Country and provides the perfect location for your event. The Center, which was recently named the official botanic garden and arobretum of Texas, boasts uniquely Texan architecture and native ladnscapes that will give your guests an authentic Austin experience.
Here at this garden venue couples have nearly 300 acres to explore and enjoy with their guests. The property features an astounding 800 species of native plants. With this variety of wildflowers and cultivated gardens to choose from, you are sure to find a memorable setting in which to exchange your vows.
Facilities and Capacity
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center can accommodate up to 200 of the couple’s friends and family. The property features both indoor and outdoor settings to choose from. You may like to choose from one of the specially set aside gardens, such as the Luci and Ian Family Garden. There are also plenty garden settings and courtyards that you can incorporate into your ceremony. Other setting options for your ceremony and reception include the auditorium, great hall, library, and the little house. The property also features dressing facilities so that each wedding party can enjoy privacy as they prepare for the ceremony.
An on-site manager as well as an on-site security officer will be by your side ensuring your wedding day runs smoothly. While you have access to the indoor and outdoor settings, you are more than welcome to use them for a two-hour photography session as well. In addition, your ceremony and reception are not the only events you can host on the property. You can also host your bridal shower and engagement party as well. On your special day, to make sure all of your specific needs are met, you can pick any vendor you would like. For your catering needs, though, the team can provide you with a list of caterers to choose from. Liability insurance is included. For your convenience, the property also features parking and wheelchair access if needed.
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What a gorgeous venue in South Austin! We really enjoy playing weddings here. The staff are so friendly!
The Wildflower Center has great potential as a wedding venue. All options are exciting to explore throughout the visioning process of wedding planning! Every turn at the venue presents a picture-perfect scenery, there are multiple Ceremony Sites throughout the grounds, and a reliable Rain Plan at the facility. Monica Egan is a very skilled Venue Manager, always a pleasure to work with, and goes above and beyond to make sure clients are well informed and taken care of. With a deep appreciation for the conservation efforts of Lady Bird Johnson that preserve plant and wildlife efforts at the Wildflower Center, it is inspiring to know what event rentals benefit such amazing efforts. For this reason and many more, 3 Of Cups Weddings + Events and 3 Of Cups Design + Florals is proud to be listed on the Wildflower Center's Preferred Vendor List. 3 Of Cups is always excited to collaboratively plan with clients to make their wedding dreams come true and HIGHLY endorses the venue. Owner and Lead Coordinator at 3 Of Cups (Jessica Ryan) feels right at home at the venue, having assisted in the venue Rental Sales Department at the Wildflower Center. Jessica Ryan and Coley Jackson (3 Of Cups Design + Florals) helped plan and beautify the production of the LGBT Weddings Open House and the LUMINATIONS event Lounge. With an intimate relationship with the venue, 3 Of Cups provides clients with personal support to help bring out the best in what the venue has to offer. Enjoy YOUR Wildflower Wedding!
A beautiful space and a pleasure to work at!
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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center?
- Bridal Suite
What are the most important characteristics of Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offer for wedding events?
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Preferred Vendors Only
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