Greenery is definitely having a moment in weddings. From potted plant decor to floral-print gowns, it’s easy being green tbh. These outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio are perfectly on-trend with blooming gardens, lush fields, and romantic extras, like waterfalls and pools. Whether you’re thinking of enjoying the mild central Texas weather with an outdoor ceremony and reception, or you’d like the option to move indoors for the later part of your wedding, we’ve selected a sophisticated crop that gives you both options. Outside wedding venues in San Antonio are found all over the region, from the close-in downtown wedding venues near the Riverwalk to more far-flung event spaces with loads of room to roam.
Check out these uber-lush and green outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio.
Enjoy the stunning Texas sun and starry nights with a ceremony and reception at Lambermont Events, a historic mansion just north of downtown. As one of the largest outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio, this stunning stone castle and sprawling lawns may accommodate up to 300 guests. Arrange your guests in wide circles around the wooden ceremony arch to exchange vows before moving to other parts of the grounds for the reception. Choose to host a tented reception or spread out your guest tables on the lawn without a tent. Perfect for romantic Old World wedding themes, Lambermont Events is conveniently located near the Riverwalk and other central Texas points of interest.
Your guests will wonder if they’ve exited the freeway and magically entered a tropical rainforest when they take in the natural splendor of Hidden Halls in Spring Branch, Texas. Wonderfully lush and full of towering, mature trees, this unique wedding venue is perfect for nature lovers. Hidden Hills couples choose between two outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio: Hayes Hollow and Remi’s Ridge. Hayes Hollow is shrouded by a serene waterfall and a canopy of centenarian oak trees. The open-air pavilion is ideal for outdoor ceremonies before moving into the ballroom for the reception. Hayes Hollow is great for up to 250 guests, while Remi’s Ridge is slightly larger with a 300-person capacity. This second venue option is also home to its own outdoor ceremony space, which is also backed by a stone-flanked waterfall. The reception site features a suspended dance floor that overlooks the property’s creek.
You won’t believe you’re still in the core of San Antonio when you enter the idyllic ZaZa Gardens, just near the South Town Arts District. There’s an outdoor ceremony location with a brick-paved ground and gorgeous tropical plants providing a natural wall around the space. The garden also includes an outdoor pavilion, which many couples use for cocktails, and a shallow pool. Move to the rustic ballroom for dinner and dancing amid sleek wood floors, exposed brick walls, and a flood of natural light. A variety of wedding aesthetics will feel right at home at ZaZa. See how real couple Anna and Erick decked out the space with dainty tea cups and lots of signage.
The Gardens at West Green
Vintage wedding-obsessed couples will love the rustic, antique style of The Gardens at West Green. A black iron ceremony structure steals the show at the outdoor garden’s ceremony space, which is set on manicured green. There’s also a serene stone fountain, a portrait easel, and white folding chairs for guests that complete the tea party style of this inexpensive outdoor wedding venue in San Antonio. Receptions are also held outdoors at The Gardens at West Green, with a stylish white loggia (a veranda-like design structure) serving as the backdrop. Both large and intimate weddings are welcome here, as the space accommodates up to 120 guests.
San Antonio Botanical Garden
Celebrating 38 years and encompassing 38 acres full of plant varieties, San Antonio Botanical Garden is a verdant burst of beauty in the middle of the city. As one of the certifiably lush outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio, couples have many choices of beautiful indoor and outdoor venues. The Historic Amphitheater, a former above-ground reservoir, is one of the most popular ceremony sites and features a Tuscan feel. The Lucile Halsell Conservatory Courtyard is a stunning option for ceremonies and receptions as well, since a glass pyramid landmark serves as a dramatic backdrop. San Antonio Botanical Garden has four additional spaces, mostly indoor, that couples may use for ceremonies, cocktails, and receptions. The largest spaces here seat 200 while the small wedding venues at the garden are great for about 50 guests.
The Jack Guenther Pavilion
A stylish and modern indoor outdoor space in downtown San Antonio, couples have a virtual blank slate at The Jack Guenther Pavilion to design a personalized wedding. While wedding packages are available, the event team at this venue really prides itself on working with couples to pick and choose the venue and catering services needed. In the way of outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio, there’s the McNutt Courtyard & Sculpture Garden here, which features a stone tile floor and an oversized wooden pergola for exchanging vows. You can totes host your cocktail hour and/or reception in the courtyard as well, or head indoors to one of the three banquet room spaces. All told, up to 1,500 guests may be accommodated at The Jack Guenther Pavilion.
Milltown Historic District
If you want your special day to have a quaint feel while not being too far from the city, this New Braunfels stunner might be right up your alley. Milltown Historic District is actually three outdoor wedding reception venues in one place, each with different stylings and guest capacities. There’s the intimate and industrial Gallery, which seats up to 75, and comes with its own outdoor ceremony space with a stone ranch. Next up is The Grande, a ballroom that seats up to 175 and features a classic white gazebo in the outdoor ceremony venue. The largest ceremony and reception combo is the River Venue, which seats up to 200 guests and offers up the romantic banks of the Guadalupe River for waterfront ceremonies.