10 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in San Antonio You’ll Love

San Antonio, Texas is an undeniably popular location for an outdoor wedding. Did you know that according to the Wedding Report, there were over 13,000 weddings held in the San Antonio area last year? And that the average cost was $29,196?

That’s a lot of “I dos” and a lot of cash, but it’s unsurprising given San Antonio’s great year-round weather and unique charm.

We know that choosing a venue can be overwhelming, and with everything from ranches to urban rooftops in San Antonio, you might be wondering where to start.

Well, what are some of the hobbies you and your fiance enjoy? Maybe it’s nature or maybe you are both into wine? Do you want an elegant and fancy wedding or something a little more laid-back and casual?

With all this in mind, here are 10 of our favorite outdoor wedding venues in San Antonio to help you out.

Rancho La Mission

Rancho La Mission is located only 15 minutes from downtown San Antonio and is a gorgeous, super fun outdoor venue for your extra large country-style wedding.

The outdoor venue is a large open-air property filled with lit-up trees, fountains, manicured lawns,  and the star of Texas in the center.

You’ll be dancing the night away under the stars at this beautiful venue!

Bonus: Rancho La Mission has several packages to help you plan your big day and best of all? You can bring your own alcohol to save money.

Price Range: $5,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 1000 seated guests.

Find Rancho La Mission at Rancho La Mission or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Gardens at West Green

Looking for a smaller, more intimate outdoor wedding venue? The Gardens at West Green is one of San Antonio’s most unique and affordable spots to tie the knot.

Surrounded by natural gardens and centurion oaks on two and a half acres, the vibe is undeniably serene.

With manicured lawns, a three-tiered water fountain, iron candelabras, and of course plenty of flowers, The Gardens at West Green is a lovely spot for both your ceremony and reception. Note – there is a retractable enclosure on the pavilion in the event of inclement weather.

The wedding experts at The Gardens at West Green offer several packages to choose from and are more than happy to help you plan a one-of-a-kind wedding.

Bonus: The Gardens at West Green is pet friendly so you and your guests can celebrate your special day with your furry friends!

Price Range: $2,795 and up.

Capacity: Up to 80 seated guests.

Find The Gardens at West Green at The Gardens at West Green or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Mokara Hotel and Spa

Dreaming of an urban wedding with a sophisticated modern vibe? The Mokara Hotel and Spa is the only four-star hotel in San Antonio, and just might be your dream come true!

Located on the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, you and your guests will be wowed by this gorgeous venue. With first-class amenities and a full-service spa, the Mokara Hotel and Spa is inviting and luxurious.

For micro weddings, the Rooftop Terrace is 944 square feet and can seat up to 40 guests. With stunning views of downtown San Antonio, you and your guests can dine and dance the night away under the city lights.

The larger indoor Saddlery Ballroom is 1,692 square feet and exudes elegance and class. 

Bonus: You and your guests can book overnight accommodations at the Mokara Hotel and Spa for a memorable destination wedding.

Price Range: $5,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 70 seated guests.

Find The Mokara and Spa at Omni Hotels or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Chapel at Gruene

If you are wanting to escape the city scene and head to the country, The Chapel at Gruene is located in New Braunfels just outside of San Antonio.

Set on five secluded acres, there is a charming chapel and five cottages to house you and your wedding party, making this a fabulous outdoor wedding destination option. 

The Hall at The Chapel at Gruene has a romantic, shabby chic vibe. The barn is wrapped in white shiplap and wrought iron, providing a luxurious rustic feel. Surrounded by mature oak trees and a large covered outdoor patio, the space is magical!

Bonus: Each of the five cottages on the property can sleep up to 31 guests and are included when you purchase a wedding package. How cool is that?

Price Range: $4,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 100 seated guests.

Find The Chapel at Gruene at The Chapel at Gruene or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Village Venue at Creekside

The Village Venue at Creekside is also located in New Braunfels and offers modern outdoor and indoor options for your hip, large wedding.

Known fondly as “The V,” there are state-of-the-art A/V systems and many other amenities for a memorable day.

The outdoor venue is called The Park and has high-quality turf, two water fountains, a gazebo, and natural limestone seating.

The indoor Ballroom is 5,200 square feet and has five double doors that lead out to a courtyard. The room can be divided into two smaller spaces for a more intimate affair.

Bonus: Village Venue has nearby hotel accommodations and is right next to the Town Center at Creekside which has over 50 retail stores and restaurants.

Price Range: $5,900 and up.

Capacity: Up to 400 seated guests.

Find Village Venue at Creekside at Village Venue at Creekside or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Rancho Mirando Luxury Guest Ranch

Rancho Mirando Luxury Guest Ranch is located right outside of San Antonio in Fischer, Texas.

The best way to describe this venue is WOW; there are 25-mile views of the Wimberley Valley from the setting on the Devil’s Backbone!

The Pavilion at Rancho Mirando is the highlight of this luxurious private ranch and is the perfect place for a fun and elegant reception. There is also a panoramic ceremony site with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and a Hacienda.

The price tag is a bit higher than some of the other venues, but if you can afford it, the Rancho Mirando Luxury Guest Ranch is a dream destination wedding come true.

This venue only hosts 20 curated weekend weddings and offers overnight accommodations for up to 16 people. 

Bonus: The Rancho Mirando Luxury Guest Ranch has both 48-hour and 72-hour packages so you can enjoy all of the amenities of the ranch without feeling rushed.

Price Range: $18,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 seated guests.

Find Rancho Mirando Luxury Guest Ranch at Rancho Mirando or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hideout on the Horseshoe

Located northeast of downtown San Antonio in Canyon Lake, Texas, Hideout on the Horseshoe is one of the premier spots to tie the knot on the Guadalupe River. This private property features a lush landscape and a gorgeous waterfall for a natural and rustic vibe.

Featuring stunning views of the river and nearby hills, you and your guests are sure to capture amazing photos with the breathtaking landscape as the backdrop. 

Ceremonies take place beside the Guadalupe River and there is an outdoor covered pavilion for your reception.

There are 19 cabins on the property which are included in the affordable wedding packages. Another fun outdoor weekend wedding option!

Bonus: Save some money and bring your own alcohol with no corkage fee!

Price Range: $9,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 275 seated guests.

Find Hideout on the Horseshoe at Hideout Weddings or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Club at Garden Ridge

The Club at Garden Ridge is located just north of San Antonio and features all the charms of the country with the amenities of the city.

With absolutely gorgeous landscaping including a meandering creek, the grounds are immaculate and peaceful.

You can have your outdoor wedding ceremony anywhere on the lovely property and also have an outdoor reception if you choose.

The Club at Garden Ridge only holds one wedding a day to ensure you and your guests feel like the VIPs you are.

Bonus: The Clubhouse is utilized as a pre-ceremony space with a beautiful bridal suite and rad man cave. 

Price Range: $3,850 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find The Club at Garden Ridge at The Club at Garden Ridge or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages

Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages is located on the north side of Canyon Lake and offers 80 miles of shoreline around pristine clear waters.

The outdoor ceremony space is a magical spot with a wedding gazebo and the indoor Outback Hall has a stage for live music and a large dance floor to get your groove on.

There is a kitchen for you to bring the caterer of your choice and there are three wedding packages to choose from for all sizes and budgets. 

There are also 25 cabins and cottages that sit on over five acres of landscaped gardens with huge oak trees. 

Bonus: Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages has a covered picnic and BBQ area, a playground, an in-ground pool, and a beach volleyball court. How fun!

Price Range: $2,250 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 seated guests.

Find Canyon Lake Cabins and Cottages at Canyon Lake Cabins or check out Facebook or Instagram.

La Escondida Celebration Center

La Escondida Celebration Center is a stunning outdoor wedding venue with over 30 acres of rustic natural terrain along a creek.

Located in a suburb of San Antonio called Helotes, this place just might be the outdoor San Antonio wedding venue for you! 

The Starlight Pavilion is 2,400 square feet and is where all the magic happens. You can host both your ceremony and reception here or opt to host your ceremony in a more secluded area of the property.

There is an onsite wedding decorator who can work with you to ensure whatever wedding vision you may have becomes a reality.

Bonus: La Escondida Celebration Center prides itself on being eco-friendly – perfect for the sustainably conscious couple!

Price Range: $2,250 and up.

Capacity: Up to 200 seated guests.

Find La Escondida Celebration Center at La Escondida Celebration Center or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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