The Allan House is a mansion wedding venue located in Austin, Texas. Nestled in the heart of the city, this Victorian mansion boasts charming gardens and elegant function rooms that provide a romantic backdrop for weddings. The house was built in 1883 and blends original features with contemporary design for a one-of-a-kind setting. It is conveniently located just three blocks from the Texas State Capitol and is nearby a wide variety of other attractions and amenities.
Facilities and Capacity
The Allan House has picturesque indoor and outdoor event spaces available for weddings. The mansion’s courtyard offers an unforgettable space for your ceremony, cocktail hour, or reception. Framed by towering century-old oak trees and decorated with native flowers, this idyllic space can accommodate up to 200 guests. The courtyard features patio paving bricks and terraced steps where you and your partner can exchange vows while your loved ones are seated below. You can use this as your reception location any time of the year, as the venue has a heated tent for use during the winter months. The house has spacious verandas where guests can mingle during cocktail hour, as well as many beautiful areas for photo opportunities. Inside the house, there are sophisticated parlors that can accommodate more intimate events. The indoor function rooms are ideal for ceremonies of up to 65 guests and receptions of 60. Also located in the building are two separate dressing suites so you and your wedding party can get ready in private.
When you book your wedding at The Allan House, you and your loved ones will have exclusive access to all of the venue’s event spaces. This establishment offers many services and amenities to ensure your wedding day is unforgettable. They provide sparkling outdoor lighting, tables and chairs, and a tent if your event requires it. You can also avail of a stage and state-of-the-art sound system for your event entertainment. On the day of your nuptials, the venue will supply an event manager and security team to ensure your celebration is executed seamlessly.
64 Reviews for The Allan House
Recommended by 95% of couples
42 User photos
Sara H. · Getting married on 03/03/2023
When searching for wedding venues, my husband and made plans to tour some locations to help us decide where we wanted to go (pre-pandemic). Once we arrived, walked around, and talked to Julianna (wedding planning binder in hand) we just loved the place. It was our first stop and nothing beat it!
Settling on a date, and understanding the plethora of rentals included (tables and chairs for 150+ guests) just made the decision that much easier! Juliana was so warm and kind, and worked seamlessly with our coordinator (Mockingbird Lane Events-truly another amazing wedding must-have!) When we requested an additional half-hour for our catering staff, the transaction was quick and reasonable.
Getting married during a global pandemic is sure to cause some headaches, but there was never any issues with communication with Juliana and ensuring we moved forward. My father even contacted her over a year ahead of time to help with research for hotels since majority of our guests were from out of town. She provided a list and professional suggestions about what was worth our time and energy.
The Allan House was absolutely perfect for our quiet, classic yet laid back style of wedding. This backdrop made all of our guests look even more stunning, and the tree lit up at night was gorgeous. Highly suggest The Allan House. You can't go wrong with a beautiful and historic home for your weddings or party needs!
Photos by: Two Pair PhotographySent on 04/21/2021
Blair H. · Getting married on 01/10/2022
We had our dream wedding at the Allan House
We had an outside ceremony and reception at the Allan House in October 2020. They have a beautiful courtyard and amenities. This historic house is so beautiful in the heart of downtown Austin! Their staff is lovely to work with. I would definitely recommend the Allan House to everyone for a wedding or any other eventSent on 11/12/2020
Danielle · Married on 09/18/2020
Southern home in the city
I love this place. It’s a total Southern Brides dream. It’s like a country/French country side like venue in the middle of the city. It was in our opinion reasonably priced compared to a lot of venues. Love all the trees and lights. Very naturally beautiful!Sent on 10/05/2020
Had bridal and grooms suites. Stunning at night. Great spot for if you have a smaller wedding and need a rain option to go indoors. We had Specs and HEB deliver alcohol and mixers straight to the venue.
Everyone pretty much Uber’s to the venue or there’s some street parking.
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Always a pleasure working at The Allan House! Beautiful venue in the heart of Austin with a really attentive staff!
The Allen House is a great choice for an excellent Austin experience! Their team makes hosting a great event a real snap.
What a treasure nestled into downtown Austin! We've played for many open houses and weddings at the Allan House and each one is unique - one of our favorite places to play!