Your best bets for venues, rentals and more.
Your best bets for venues, rentals and more.
Just outside of Austin, Villa Antonia is known for its old-world charm and stunning Hill Country views. Two terraces and a lush rose garden, chapel, and wine cellar ballroom provide an unforgettable setting for your event. To ensure your day is perfect, every couple receives support from an experienced venue coordinating team. Venue amenities: use of the entire Villa and its grounds, venue coordinating team, tables and chairs. Private tours by appointment.
19039 Adrian Way, Jonestown, Tx 78645 | (512) 689 2157 | Villaantonia.com
The splendor of this spot cannot be beat, with its idyllic 19th Century chapel, sprawling oak trees and Hill Country views. Choose from two venue options and enjoy on-site catering and accommodations.
3509 Creek Rd. | (512) 894 4400 | Camplucy.com
This Italian-style villa and its immaculate grounds make for a grandiose setting for a variety of elegant celebrations. Overlooking Lake Austin, Laguna Gloria also offers simply stunning views and sunsets.
3809 W. 35th St. | (512) 458 8191 | Thecontemporaryaustin.org
The deck under Olive & June’s heritage oak tree offers the perfect romantic backdrop for your wedding ceremony. For receptions, their third-floor event space includes a lovely private room, bar and attached patio tucked under the shade of the tree.
3411 Glenview Ave. | (512) 467 9898 | Oliveandjune-austin.com
The ultimate in elegance and romance, The Driskill Hotel hosts weddings and events in its magnificent, historic ballrooms and provides couples with the option of full service planning.
604 Brazos St. | (512) 439 1234 | Driskillhotel.com
Choose from two contemporary venues in downtown Austin, both of which boast indoor and outdoor event options in an industrial setting. Let your unique style shine in these open, airy spaces while enjoying delicious bites by Palm Door's own Pink Avocado catering.
401 Sabine St. | 508 E. 6th St. | (512) 391 1994 | Palmdoor.com
Ma Maison, French for "My House," is a wedding venue like no other in the Austin area. Old World meets the Texas Hill Country at Ma Maison, which expertly blends beauty, intimacy and tradition in a stunning, secluded and unforgettable setting. Here, the possibilities for your event are limited only by your imagination.
2550 Bell Springs Rd. | (512) 777 1642 | Themamaison.com
The newly-renovated historic barn offers a contemporary spin on rustic charm. Complete with stone walls and crystal chandeliers, the space provides the ideal setting for an elegant affair.
5211 Brodie Ln. | (512) 439 2981 | Brodiehomestead.com
A short drive from Austin, the Deep Eddy Distillery is a picturesque wedding venue, featuring a 30,000 square foot distillery, indoor and covered outdoor space and sweeping views of the Texas Hill Country.
2250 E. Hwy. 290 | Deepeddyvodka.com
The Plant at Kyle, a rustic limestone and steel architectural landmark set on 17 acres in the Texas Hill Country, is just 30 miles from downtown Austin. Designed by award-winning Lake|Flato Architects, the house and grounds can accommodate up to 300 people for weddings, receptions, banquets, corporate meetings, reunions, and birthdays. (Photo by Lisa Woods.)
(512) 689 6777 | Theplantatkyle.com
Surround yourself with tranquil beauty at the Umlauf Sculpture Garden. The natural beauty surrounding the terrace and sprawling lawn provide a peaceful setting for a one-of-a-kind celebration.
605 Robert E Lee Rd. | (512) 445 5582| Umlaufsculpture.org
Green Pastures Restaurant offers fine event catering and a beautiful location to host your wedding day. Say “I do” on the manicured lawn and dine inside the historic Victorian home.
811 West Live Oak St. | (512) 444 1888| Greenpasturesrestaurant.com
Boasting the title as the “oldest house in Austin,” the French Legation Museum provides your wedding day with plenty of history and a touch of classic romance. The venue offers a carriage house loft and several lawns to let you have your very own garden party or charming outdoor celebration.
802 San Marcos St | (512) 472 8180 | Frenchlegationmuseum.org
Situated atop 20 acres of native grasses, the modern and light-filled Prospect House provides a simple backdrop for any wedding and offers striking views of the Texas Hill Country.
12745 Silver Creek Rd. | (512) 850 2884 | Prospecthousetx.com
With magnificent gardens, a stone courtyard and an indoor library, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offers an idyllic setting for couples searching for a natural, yet elegant wedding venue.
4801 La Crosse Ave | (512) 232 0200 | Wildflower.org
Enjoy the best in Texas barbecue in the heart of Hill Country with Salt Lick. Choose to celebrate under magnificent pecan trees or inside of an old stone mansion — Salt Lick offers several idyllic venue choices and many diverse catering options, allowing you to create the wedding of your dreams.
(512) 894 3117 | Saltlickbbq.com
With a landscaped garden, large indoor industrial space and an outdoor garden house, Fair Market offers a unique venue option in East Austin for weddings, and corporate and social events.
1100 E. 5th St. | (512) 582 0844 | Fairmarketaustin.com
Situated just steps from Lady Bird Lake, Four Seasons Hotel Austin offers an unparalleled location for weddings and events. The hotel features a beautiful back lawn for an outdoor ceremony or reception, as well as the convenience of downtown Austin, making it the ideal spot to say, "I do."
98 San Jacinto Blvd | (512) 685 8040 | Fourseasons.com/austin
Janet St. Paul Studio for Hair feels that there is no greater honor than providing hair styling services for a bride and her family. Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings and The Knot, Janet and her team work through consultations to ensure that the hairstyles are a beautiful fulfillment of the bride’s vision for that special day.
830 W. 3rd St. | (512) 474 5000 | Janetstpaul.com
This bridal boutique specializes in providing unique selections for bridal gowns and bridesmaids’ dresses. With a wide variety of couture gowns, Unbridaled offers the “cure for the uncommon bride.”
701 S. Lamar Blvd. | (512) 444 2743 | Unbridaled.com
Specializing in gowns, accessories, and creating a peaceful and pleasant shopping experience, Blush Bridal delights in sharing every bride's journey to find the perfect dress.
1815 W. 35th St. | (512) 407 9236 | Blushbridallounge.com
Kiss N’ Makeup specializes in makeup artistry and natural brow shaping. Their artists are available on location for your special day, or to host you and your bridal party at their cozy bungalow studio. Bridal tutorials are also available for destination weddings.
4402A Burnet Rd. | (512) 388 1150 | Kissnmakeup.com
Blo offers group styling for brides and her party. The signature Blo On The Go bridal service is available in-bar or brings the styling to your hotel, reception or other location for guaranteed flawless pictures.
1611 W. 5th St. #145 | (512) 355 1256 | Blomedry.com
This central Austin boutique is a creation of makeup artist Rhea McCarther, an award winning airbrush makeup artist specializing in wedding event makeup.
1709 W. Koenig Ln. | (512) 355 1256 | Adoremakeupsalon.com
Lip Service, Austin’s premier beauty concierge, will pair you with a seasoned hair and makeup professional that will create a customized look for your big day. Whether you’re after a classic look or something a little more daring, the Lip Service artists will help you achieve the look of your dreams.
(917) 246 7080 | Lipservicexo.com
Mandarin Design Lab is a creative sister duo, offering full event and floral design. They specialize in creating spectacular and unique settings for weddings and social gatherings.
(512) 300 3163 | Mandarindesignlab.com
Rosehip Flora has been creating organic and beautiful floral arrangements for Austin weddings and events since 2002. The Rosehip team is also available for full event consultation and styling.
(512) 917 6513 | Rosehipflora.com
Bouquets of Austin has built a reputation in the industry for creating wedding flowers that go above and beyond the ordinary. And while they start with beautiful flowers and exceptional design, they don’t end there. Bouquets of Austin is committed to creating relationships with their couples — and to creating wedding flowers you’ll never forget.
(512) 257 2395 | Bouquetsofaustin.com
Specializing in weddings, Liv by Design takes every detail into consideration when creating events in both Texas and California. With discerning taste, the expert planning team will work with you every step of the way to design a beautiful, personalized and unforgettable occasion.
123 W 6th St | (512) 123 4567 | Livbydesignevents.com
Specializing in event production and lighting design for over 10 years, Ilios can plan and execute anything from a live concert to an intimate wedding.
4009 Commercial Center Dr. #650 | (512) 440 7045 | Ilioslighting.com
Melissa has been capturing couples in Austin since 2007, and has developed a style that aims to show off you and your unique love. She specializes in photographing weddings, boudoir, engagement and a variety of other portraits."
This stylish, natural nail salon in Central Austin provides the premier manicure and pedicure in town. POLISH’s river rock foot massages, warm towels, organic products and hospital grade sterilization make it a unique Austin experience.
1605 W. 35th St. | (512) 551-9148 | Polishatx.com
Photographer Annie Ray puts a unique spin on your wedding day with her photo booth rentals, where she directs guests to be themselves and captures countless candid moments in the process.
(214) 507 0619 | Annieray.net
As husband and wife photographers, the Nichols create a story out of your wedding day through their contemporary imagery and creative approach. They are available for work throughout the globe.
(512) 585 9786 | Nicholsphotographers.com
Alysha Rainwaters is a lifestyle, family and wedding photographer who describes her style as honest, bright and playful. Alysha loves capturing movement, and is committed to creating timeless photos and embracing spontaneity. Oh, and she's equally devoted to dancing with you at your wedding reception.
This worldwide event design and planning company provides every beautiful detail you need for your wedding day, from the initial design to the final gorgeous flowers and perfect letterpress invitations.
902 Gardner Rd. #24 | (512) 981 7302 | Thenoveauromantics.com
This award-winning, full service event planning firm specializes in unique and non-traditional events ranging from one of a kind weddings to corporate functions.
John Pesina is an award-winning photographer who blends vibrant, creative imagery with documentary style storytelling to bring out the true essence of your wedding day. He believes photography should accentuate your individuality and tell a unique story that is all your own, and strives to capture candid, emotional moments that will live on for generations.
(832) 236 7595 | Songbirdweddings.com
Specializing in making events distinctive to each client and location, Pearl Events offers expert advice and a wide-range of planning options to suit any wedding day needs.
1206 W. 38th St.| (512) 487 7047 | Pearleventsaustin.com
Let the wedding planners at Kennedy Creative create a thoughtful celebration just for you. From consultations to wedding day set-up, the Kennedy staff will help you enjoy a stress-free occasion.
(512) 899 8991 | Kennedycreativeevents.com
As a full service boutique planning company, Uptown Events specializes in wedding and honeymoon planning. Our experienced team works with you to create a personalized event and vacation that is completely unique to your taste. Let Uptown help you shine on your special day and take you on the trip of a lifetime.
(361) 935 7009 | Uptowneventstravel.com
Firehouse Libations curates portable bars and custom cocktails for any event in Austin. Work with professional event specialists to suit your unique style and preferences.
605 Brazos St. | (512) 992 5670 | Firehouselibations.com
An award winning mobile food truck and full-service catering company, offering custom menus for weddings and events.
(512) 222 8781 | Thepeachedtortilla.com
Bird Dog Wedding offers a fresh approach to event planning and design for savvy clients. Through detail-driven planning and thoughtful design, their ultimate goal is creating beautiful and fun events.
(512) 537 1082 | Birddogwedding.com
209 W. 3rd St. | (512) 473-4118 | Delishaustin.com
Delish caters weddings with cakes, cupcakes and bite sized desserts that not only taste great, but add to the overall ambiance of your celebration.
4238 Bee Caves Rd. | (855) 547 8863 | Royalfig.com
Fantastic fresh and local farm-to-table full service and limited service catering for weddings, corporate events and more.
The Candy Jar can help you create the most inviting, colorful candy buffet to keep your guests talking long after the big day. Candy specialists work one-on-one with you to select the perfect sweets, favors or treats for your event.
12700 Hill Country Blvd. #T-110 | (512) 402 1177 | Thecandyjartx.com
Sourced Craft Cocktails is a service that delivers a classic craft cocktail experience directly to your door. Sourced brings everything you need to make world class drinks for you and your guests.
600 Congress Ave. | (512) 650 6246 | Sourcedcraftcocktails.com
36th Street Events is an upscale creative planning, event design and production company focused on making the world a little more beautiful — one celebration at a time. 36th Street Events provides full service coordination, design, styling and everything in between.
(512) 993 6282 | 36thstreetevents.com
From table linens and dinnerware to lighting and reception tents, Marquee Rents offers an endless array of wedding and event necessities. Personalize your next soirée with this variety of custom rental options.
4616 W. Howard Ln. #400 | (512) 491 7368 | Marqueerents.com
7801 N. Lamar #126A | (512) 821 1994 | Azteceventsandtents.com
Aztec Events and Tents lets you cover your event in style, while also providing designer accessories and party essentials. Let this wide selection of rentals be your go-to guide for creating an effortless gathering.
Find every last place setting and linen napkin for your wedding day or special event at Whim Event Rentals. Offering an exhaustive assortment of options, from the funky to the classic, Whim has every detail your event demands.
28000 Ranch Road 12 | (512) 894 4555 | Whimeventrentals.com
Use the Premiere Events online virtual showroom to create a perfect vision for your wedding day. Browse selections of linen, decor and furniture rentals before you decide what is uniquely you.
8868 Research Blvd. | (512) 870 8552 | Premeireeventsonline.com
Boasting high quality pieces at affordable prices, Monarch Event Rentals provides everything you need for your ideal gathering. The North Austin showroom is the perfect place to see the inventory and make your selections.
8863 Anderson Mill Rd. #119 | (512) 219 6666 | Monarcheventrentals.com
Offering an eclectic mix of speciality rentals with a bohemian twist, Birch & Brass is the perfect place to find pieces that will take any wedding, event, or photo shoot from traditional to exceptional.
5217 E. Cesar Chavez | (512) 596 2922 | Birchandbrass.com
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