austin outdoor wedding venues

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Austin outdoor wedding venues are in high demand for couples who want the convenience of a city location without having to sacrifice the natural beauty that Southern Texas is famous for. Nationwide, the state’s capital city is known for being a trendy locale, so it’s no surprise that many wedding venues in Austin are also ahead of the curve. We’re sharing just a few of our favorites to prove it.

Here are nine trendy Austin outdoor wedding venues that we’re loving right now.

winery wedding venues in Austin

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Duchman Family Winery

Hill Country is known for its scenic vineyards and wineries, and this spot makes our list of the top Texas wedding venues for a reason. Duchman Family Winery perfectly describes itself as “a slice of Tuscan heaven” in the heart of Texas, and the venue’s Italian-style villa can accommodate up to 250 guests. If you want an outdoor ceremony, a sprawling patch of oak trees overlooking the countryside at Duchman Family Winery does not disappoint when it comes to Austin outdoor wedding venues.

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ranch wedding venues in Austin

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Pecan Springs Ranch

With 17 acres of space, just 15 minutes from downtown Austin, Pecan Springs Ranch offers the best of both country and city style with a central wedding location. The venue has several different outdoor spaces you can use for your ceremony or reception (or both!), including a spacious lawn lined with trees, an open-air pavilion, a fireplace backdrop, and a vine-covered pergola.

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vineyard wedding venues in Austin

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The Vineyard at Florence

If you’re in search of Austin venues that provide a truly romantic setting, check out The Vineyard at Florence, located about 45 minutes north of downtown. The Vineyard at Florence boasts more than 500 acres of gorgeous Hill Country scenery, with an “Old World” style villa, overnight accommodations, a day spa, bridal suite, and vineyards on the property.

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ranch wedding venues in Austin

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Star Hill Ranch

Couples looking for a unique Austin wedding venue won’t want to miss Star Hill Ranch. The venue is a historical re-creation of a 1900s-era Hill Country community, complete with a “main street,” barn, guest cottage, outdoor ceremony space with an arbor, and a charming white chapel.

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garden wedding venues in Austin

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Thistlewood Manor & Gardens

We love this garden wedding venue in the Austin area. With an elegant French-inspired design, Thistlewood Manor & Gardens is a beautiful location for couples who want to pair tradition with luxury. Host your ceremony in the venue’s landscaped garden, and then party all night long inside the spacious ballroom, featuring grand chandeliers and iron doors that open to a stone courtyard. For more inspiration, check out this styled shoot that took place at the venue!

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outdoor wedding venues in austin

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Located on a secluded ridge 25 minutes from east Austin, TerrAdorna is situated on a private estate surrounded by groves, hills and wildflower meadows for as far as the eye can see. TerrAdorna’s flagstone patio is a perfect spot for your Austin wedding ceremony, while the venue’s barn-ballroom combination has reception space for up to 200 guests.

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outdoor wedding venues in Austin

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Cherokee Rose The Venue

Next on our list of Austin outdoor wedding venues is this authentic 1800s ranch, which is a dream for any rustic couple. Picture yourself getting married in a grassy clearing surrounded by trees that are more than two centuries old, before dancing the night away on a brick courtyard beneath the stars and romantic string lights. Cherokee Rose is located in between Austin and San Antonio, and offers on-site catering and rentals for Texas weddings.

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outdoor wedding venues in Austin

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Green Pastures Austin

For true Southern hospitality, check out Green Pastures Austin. This beautifully restored estate, located in south Austin, was built in 1893 and has a traditional Texas farmhouse feel. Green Pastures Austin is one of the top Austin wedding venues specializing in all-inclusive events, with a restaurant and in-house catering available for weddings. A hotel on the property is currently in construction and will open in 2018.

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Austin outdoor wedding venues

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Camp Lucy

Located in Dripping Springs, less than an hour from downtown Austin, Camp Lucy is one of the most unique Texas venues you’ll find. This “camp” is anything but rugged—the venue offers four unique event spaces, each with a luxurious, country chic feel. A restored 19th Century French Colonial chapel serves as a traditional backdrop for an outdoor ceremony, but there is also a vineyard, a spacious banquet hall, and a repurposed barn on the property.

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