Ponderosa Weddings & Events is a stunning barn and farm wedding venue located in Smithville, Texas. This rustic wedding venue is situated on the banks of a gorgeous pond, and can play the perfect host for a wedding of any size. This family-run wedding venue and event-planning company has been servicing couples for over 25 years and appreciates the importance of catering specifically to their clients’ needs. This venue offers couples two breathtaking spaces for their wedding ceremony and reception, blending the natural beauty of their East-Texas farm surroundings with all of the comfortable modern amenities required. Ponderosa also offers couples additional vendor packages, from planning and coordination, to catering, photography, entertainment - helping provide couples with an all-inclusive wedding package.
Facilities and Capacity
Ponderosa offers couples access to a beautiful and rustic 2,400 square-foot barn featuring a number of striking amenities. This fully air-conditioned barn venue can seat up to 170 guests indoors, and unlimited guests outdoors. These gorgeous spaces feature a stunning reclaimed pine and cedar wood arbor, a 600 square-foot dressing suite with overnight quarters, and a sprawling beer garden and patio. The space also offers a catering kitchen, two cedar and pine wood bars, and ample outdoor parking.
Ponderosa provides couples with sprawling wedding ceremony and reception spaces, both indoors and outdoors, featuring gorgeous handcrafted barnwood farm tables and rounds, as well as striking hand carved wooden ceremony benches. Couples are given access to a huge network of trustworthy professional wedding vendors, and are invited to use Ponderosa’s own five-star rated catering company, Urban Cowboy, at a discounted rate. This gorgeous venue also offers couples a plethora of special services to help them achieve the wedding of their dreams. Some of their additional services include:
- Lawn games
- Fire pit
- Spacious restrooms
- Wedding rentals
- Mechanical bull
- Day-of planner
- Music packages
- Photography packages
- Photo booth
- Floral and decor packages
- Dessert table package
Ponderosa Weddings & Events is located in Smithville, Texas, only 50 minutes away from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Ponderosa is also only one hour away from downtown Austin by car, and two hours from both San Antonio and Houston, Texas.
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