418 Vyvjala Road, Smithville, TX
Rocking M Ranch Weddings, Events, & Lodging is a ranch wedding venue in Smithville, TX. Family-owned, this 15-acre property is conveniently located one hour from Austin and less than two hours from San Antonio and Houston. Its beautiful countryside surroundings, featuring rolling hills, colorful wildflowers, and an abundance of wildlife, make a stunning backdrop for exchanging vows. Since 2010, Rocking M Ranch has hosted visitors from all over the world, including movie crews, musicians, and some famous faces. Providing an authentic country experience, it makes the perfect peaceful escape from city life. The venue consists of a 4,400 square foot lodge and an outdoor event space that holds 150 guests. The space includes an in-ground pool, a fire pit, a shade structure, a pond, a ceremony altar, dining and dancing areas, and more. You can begin your day in the fully-equipped dressing rooms, boasting lighted mirrors, lockers, and a spacious bathroom, before exchanging vows in a beautiful outdoor ceremony. There's a rustic altar with a stage and backdrop where you can say 'I do,' while your guests look on from the elegant cedar benches. Afterward, you can enjoy a relaxed, Texas BBQ-style reception. You might opt to hire food trucks to pull up to the event space while you and your guests play fun lawn games. After your meal, you and your guests can dance under the stars or gather around the cozy fire pit. When the night is over, up to 20 guests can retire to the comfortable lodge for an overnight stay. Rocking M Ranch offers a number of different wedding packages, so you can choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. The venue can provide round and rectangular tables, Chiavari chairs, black and white linens, a vintage cake stand, décor items, and more. Your caterers will be able to make use of a large BBQ with a sink and prep area. The team at Rocking M Ranch can provide you with a list of preferred vendors if desired, but they're happy to accept outside vendors, too. An on-site manager will be present on the day of the event to provide support and ensure everything goes without a hitch. On-site parking and WiFi are available, and the venue is fully wheelchair accessible.