14 Wedding Venues in Dripping Springs, TX for Any Style and Vibe
In 2015, Dripping Springs, TX earned the official title of Wedding Capital of Texas and we're inclined to agree! Located about 25 miles outside of Austin, this spot of Texas Hill Country is chock full of sprawling, natural splendor. The countryside that Dripping Springs calls home is filled with state parks, enchanting groves of trees, rippling creeks, sun-drenched pools, majestic limestone bluffs, and majestic plains that seem to stretch out forever.
Endless variety awaits the most discerning couple, with venues of all sizes and styles offering so much choice it can be dizzying. To assist with your Central Texas search we've pulled some of the best Dripping Springs wedding venues to make sure you're seeing only the best of the Wedding Capital of Texas has to offer.
Mae's Ridge in Johnson City, Texas
Mae's Ridge is a contemporary-chic-meets-rustic wedding venue in the Dripping Springs area. Plan your nuptials or reception in their natural light-filled climate-controlled barn, or say "I do" in any of their several outdoor spaces surrounded by 28 acres of rolling Hill Country. Enjoy feelings of airy sophistication from a venue that is simultaneously contemporary and timeless. You and your guests can take advantage of the indoor and outdoor patios for cocktail hour, lush lawns, and take a spin on the tree swing at this charming locale.
Twisted Ranch in Bertram, Texas
This woman-owned, award-winning venue is a unique gem that is part destination wedding space, part time machine, and all down-home country. For those seeking a bit of playful escapism, or just like the novelty of having an entire ranch all to yourself for your special day, this is the place for you. Twisted Ranch is designed to be a mini Western town and offers both indoor and outdoor spaces including a barn, chapel, general store, saloon, and even a jail for photo ops. Coupled with an in-house event coordinator, an extensive vendor list, and onsite lodging options, Twisted Ranch is all you need to make your special day truly memorable.
Woodbine Mansion in Round Rock, Texas
This wedding venue near Dripping Springs offers Southern charm in the heart of Texas. Updated in 1931 from its original build to Greek revival style, the Woodbine Mansion is a striking venue that's home to unique features like its original ballroom mirror from the early 19th century, original chandeliers, and a rich history and identity in Round Rock. This three-story mansion (two of which are accessible for wedding parties and their guests) sits on 1.5 acres, surrounded by fragrant magnolia trees, private gardens, and gazebos. This sophisticated venue includes parking, and options for indoor ceremonies, outdoor uncovered ceremonies, and unforgettable evenings.
The Riley in Austin, Texas
Looking for an event space that's Texas-bold but not outdoorsy? The Riley is the downtown Austin wedding venue for you. Industrial, urban, and absolutely stunning, this venue can hold between 100 and 150 guests in both its indoor Main Hall and retractable glass-covered Rooftop event space. Snap photos in front of Austin's skyline and treat your guests to a romantic evening glittered with city lights. Ready and waiting with adjustable lighting, surround sound, and audiovisual setup, you can make your ceremony or reception as customized and as you like. The Riley sits nestled in Austin's Warehouse District near ample accommodation and bustling nightlife, giving you and your guests the option to keep the party going long after the reception has officially wrapped.
King River Ranch in Johnson City, Texas
This one is stunning. King River Ranch is a sweeping, 25-acre venue in the heart of Texas wine country. Romantic, greenery-draped trees accent the property that sits alongside the striking Pedernales River waterfront, providing a breathtaking backdrop for wedding photos. Soak up the scenery while strolling along the flagstone ceremony terrace, sip your signature drinks in the open-air cocktail terrace, or throw an exquisite celebration inside the climate-controlled barn tended to by exclusive caterers. King River Ranch is no stranger to destination wedding bookings, so onsite lodging is available for the happy couple and their out-of-town guests in both the River Cottage and Luxury Suite.
Cypress Falls Event Center in Wimberley, Texas
Bohemian, rocky waterfronts, dreamy oak trees and relaxed vibes– if this sounds like you then Cypress Falls Event Center is poised to make your most blissful indie dreams a reality for your big day. Seal the deal at this award-winning venue that touts an outdoor dance floor, indoor and outdoor ceremony sites, and rentable decor options. The best part? A complimentary wedding room block for your guests onsite at The Lodge. Still not ready to pack in the partying when the reception is done? The Tavern bar is open for business until 1 a.m., and if you're still not done making memories feel free to finish off your trip fishing, swimming, or kayaking.
Prospect House in Dripping Springs, Texas
For those who enjoy clean, open minimalism and bathing in natural light, the spacious Prospect House is ready to adapt to the personalities of the couple who choose it. It can flex between Scandinavian or industrial motifs and anything in between with 15-foot ceilings and 3,000-square feet of space in the Main Hall, and 2,000-square feet in the screened-in Breezeway space. Use the Ceremony Lawn for large outdoor affairs and the Little Tree ceremony spot for close-knit ones. Each space was designed to work with the others for optimal flow, including the 1,500-square foot Biergarten.
Shiraz Gardens in Bastrop, Texas
A truly unique venue, Shiraz Gardens has enough outdoor options to fit any wedding aesthetic and any wedding size, from large group settings surrounded by breathtaking views, to cozy nooks for small intimate groups. Pose for portraits on the Hidden Staircase (which includes a landing that can fit 15 guests if you're going for a micro wedding ceremony!), catch the sunset at the stunning Mohana Overlook at the top for a glimpse of stunning Hill Country views, or set up for a covered ceremony at the Outdoor Cathedral just off the Formal Garden. Don't forget to stop by the Amphitheater that sits beside the Colorado River, providing symmetry and focus to your wedding photos. Whatever the perfect setting looks like to you, this venue delivers.
Two Wishes Ranch in Lockhart, Texas
What wedding ceremony doesn't deserve a big blue barn? This relaxed oasis called Two Wishes Ranch is perfect for a chill ceremony that blends fresh, updated fixtures with classic Texas buildings. Handcrafted farm tables, fire pits, polo fields and a Cocktail Garden are just the tip of the iceberg with this venue. The Barn inside can comfortably seat up to 300 guests, while The Garden outdoor space can hold up to 600– so feel free to invite everyone you know. Plus, they have an impressively extensive list of bar packages courtesy of the Third Wish Bar to make sure no one goes thirsty.
Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room in Dripping Springs, Texas
Perhaps you're a more casual type who feels like all you need to celebrate your big day is to grab a drink at the bar with your best friends and family. If so, the Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room is right up your alley. Upscale distillery vibes abound with this extra-special event venue. Hosting your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, reception, or your idea laid-back wedding ceremony here is definitely going to leave an impression. If there's one thing we know, this is not your typical event space. With their newly expanded tasting room and ample indoor and outdoor space, it's easy to kick back at this not-so-average Hill Country wedding venue.
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas
There's no shame in being extra. Luxury and splendor are the main energies of the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, and why it made our list. With a huge variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, this venue sits on a massive 4,000-acre plot that includes multiple pools, golf courses, and eateries. Talk about fancy. Grab cocktails on the Hill Country Lawn, or dance until dark in either of their two ballrooms. Not the ballroom type? Try spreading out in the 5,556 square foot Hill Country Pavilion or nestling in at the creekside Rock House that holds 300 guests and is ideal for hosting ceremonies, receptions, or rehearsal dinners. Whatever you want, Omni Barton makes sure you get it for your wedding day.
Sunset Ranch Event Center in Fredericksburg, Texas
We're pretty sure the first words out of your mouth when you see this place will be, "absolutely gorgeous." Sunset Ranch Event Center effortlessly combines timeless elegance with the homestyle vibe of Hill Country. The feeling here is light and airy with a touch of industrial architecture that's oh so beautiful. Snap photos in the succulent garden or in front of the big windows in the stunning main reception hall. But don't worry, the space is just enough to accent your day without stealing the limelight– that belongs to you.
Villa Antonia in Austin, Texas
Now, if you're a classic type who adores the idea of romantic balconies and sun-washed European-style villas on your wedding day then the absolutely lush, Mediterranean-inspired Villa Antonia is for you. We are in love with the terraces, fountains, waterfalls, and grand staircases with stunning views. The Rose Garden or the Villa Courtyard are yours for a magnificent outdoor ceremony, or perhaps you'd prefer to be married in the warm light of the Chapel? Did we mention the Main Villa has a Grotto? Yes, we know. Swoon under the shade of palm fronds or imagine yourself making an entrance on the grand fairytale staircase—no, you're not dreaming.
The Terrace Club in Dripping Springs, Texas
Saving the best for last, The Terrace Club was the very first wedding venue in Dripping Springs and has won many awards. At this place, it's hard to find a flaw. Want to get married in a garden? No problem! Looking for a spacious indoor dance floor? You got it. Available for rental only or all-inclusive events, The Terrace Club is there to help you plan your big day and carefully curate the perfect experience from start to finish.