10 Best Outdoor Wedding Venues in Texas: Alfresco Dreams

Whether you see yourself having your wedding ceremony at the beach, in a garden, or in a rustic vineyard, there are a variety of beautiful outdoor wedding venues in Texas.

Plus, you can expect wedding costs in Texas to average around $22,000, that’s a few thousand under the national average. Bonus! 

To help you find the perfect outdoor wedding spot, here’s a list of the 10 best outdoor wedding venues in Texas. 

Hideaway Creek – New Braunfels

Located in New Braunfels, Hideaway Creek is the perfect outdoor wedding venue if you are looking for a rustic setting.

This 65-acre venue has lush greenery, a catfish pond, and a dry comal creek. Not to mention, you’ll have the company of longhorn cattle grazing as you stand underneath a handmade wooden arch to exchange your vows.

Head over to the impressive 100-foot tent in the woods for your reception. Decked out with a large dancehall floor and 1920s-style bar and wine barrel, this space was made for a good time! 

For your pre-wedding preparations, there is a lovely cabin that is divided between the bride and groom. The bridal suite has a salon and lounge while the groom’s suite includes a beverage fridge and card table for entertainment. 

Hideaway Creek offers both essential and mini-getaway wedding packages for varying price points to suit your budget.

Price Range: $3,500 and up.        

Capacity: 150 guests.

Find Hideaway Creek at Hideaway Creek or check out Facebook.

Hotel Granduca – Austin

Located in the hills of Westlake, Hotel Granduca brings the Italian villa vibe to your Texas wedding ceremony with its romantic courtyard and fountain.

For your reception, the Salone Ducale ballroom is accented with century-style lighting and hand-painted ceilings and opens to the scenic courtyard. There’s also a luxurious poolside deck overlooking the Hill Country that’s perfect for lounging after the wedding ceremony. 

As the only Italian-inspired boutique hotel in Austin, Hotel Granduca is dedicated to helping you create the wedding of your dreams with an experienced staff to cater to all of your needs.

With silver, gold, and platinum wedding packages, this venue offers you a luxurious and elegant wedding experience at varied price points. 

Price Range: $10,000-$45,000.     

Capacity: 250 guests.

Find Hotel Granduca at Granduca Austin or check out Facebook or Instagram.  

Renaissance Austin Hotel – Austin

Imagine having 70,000 square feet of manicured lawns, nature trails, blooming flowers, and fountains as the backdrop for your dream wedding.

The Renaissance Austin Hotel offers you all of this and more with a peaceful venue that includes both indoor and outdoor spaces.

The elegant outdoor ceremony space features a garden framed by trees and the indoor Glass Oaks venue brings the outside in with its large windows.

To ensure that your wedding goes off without a hitch, the Renaissance Austin Hotel has Marriott Certified Wedding Planners to assist with all the details of your wedding from establishing a budget to planning the entertainment to creating a menu. 

Price Range: $10,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 1300 guests.

Find Renaissance Austin Hotel at Renaissance Austin Hotel or check out Facebook or Instagram.  

Hotel Crescent Court – Dallas

Hotel Crescent Court has served as a well-known, award-winning wedding destination in Dallas for over 35 years.

This beautiful Texas wedding venue features a private courtyard garden teeming with blooming flowers and lush greenery. Adjacent to this is the Garden Room with its impressive glass doors and walls; you have the option to host a post-wedding brunch here!

Hotel Crescent Court prides itself on offering a comprehensive wedding experience by providing a variety of event services to make your day memorable.

Price Range: $10,000 and up.  

Capacity: 450 guests.

Find Hotel Crescent Court at Crescent Court or check out Facebook or Instagram.  

The Pavilions at Rockport Beach – Rockport

If a beach wedding is something you’ve always wanted, then The Pavilions at Rockport Beach could be the perfect wedding venue!

This venue features four pavilions that offer outdoor event space. The impressive Beachfront Pavilion sits on the beach facing Aransas Bay and the outdoor-only pavilions, The Blue Wave and The Little Bay, feature palapas with thatched roofs and a BBQ pit to enjoy for your wedding reception. 

Price Range: $300-$1,500.   

Capacity: 85-200 guests.

Find The Pavilions at Rockport Beach at Rockport Beach or check out Facebook.  

Boardwalk FantaSea – Kemah

Enjoy a unique outdoor wedding at The Boardwalk FantaSea in Kemah. If you love water and boats, this is the perfect setting for you!

You have the choice of exchanging your vows on the deck or on The Boardwalk which is accented with brass fixtures and wooden custom cabinetry.

Take your wedding photographs on a curved staircase that leads up to the Main Salon on the second deck. Then host your reception out on the rear deck which features a large dance floor. 

Boardwalk FantaSea offers several wedding packages which include the grand, deluxe, wedding cruise, and excursion cruise.

This venue offers a bridal changing chamber, full-service bars on both levels, climate control decks, and customized menus. 

Price Range: $9,500-$22,000.         

Capacity: 128 guests.

Find Boardwalk FantaSea at Boardwalk FantaSea or check out Facebook.  

KTX Legacy Venue – Katy

The KTX Legacy Venue in Katy is waiting to turn “your dreams into reality.”

Say your “I dos” under a beautiful stained-glass gazebo in the garden or opt for the tented Pavilion.

There are plenty of amenities offered for your wedding reception such as a rolling bar, utility ice chests, cooling fans, and TVs for you to play slideshows and videos. There’s also parking for your guests in the back parking lot. 

KTX Legacy Venue offers an affordable wedding package for up to 25 people for those seeking a small, intimate affair, as well as a regular package for up to 200 guests.

Price Range: $1,900-$7,300.         

Capacity: 200 guests.

Find KTX Legacy Venue at KTX Legacy Venue or check out Facebook or Instagram.

La Cantera Resort & Spa – San Antonio

La Cantera Resort & Spa offers you a country club wedding venue for your outdoor wedding in San Antonio.

Overlooking the Texas Hill Country on an old limestone quarry, your outdoor wedding will feature 550 green acres that include two golf courses, a spa, and five pools. 

The El Fortin Lawn features beautiful limestone arches and views of rolling hills. The Esparza Lawn is a large manicured green space that is framed by trees and is perfect for large wedding ceremonies with up to 400 guests.  

The City View terrace offers beautiful views of the San Antonio skyline with firepits for enjoying the outdoors. The Primero Terrace is perfect for post-wedding cocktails at the private bar in front of the fireplace.  

La Cantera Resort & Spa also has an onsite event manager that can help you take the stress out of your wedding planning.

Price Range: $14,000-$94,500.       

Capacity: 800 guests.

Find La Cantera Resort & Spa at La Cantera Resort or check out Facebook or Instagram.  

Pecan Springs Ranch – Austin

Get married surrounded by 17 acres of pecan and oak trees and have specially trained “drink donkeys” serve you and your wedding guests beverages at Pecan Springs Ranch in Austin, Texas.

This venue is perfect for an outdoor wedding with its beautiful green scenery, wildflowers, and several water features including a pond, creek, and several freshwater springs.

The main outdoor space is the Creek Side Pavilion which features spacious green lawns and a wooden trellis where you and your beloved can exchange vows. The beautiful trees are accented with bistro lights basking your outdoor ceremony in ambient light. 

Pecan Springs Ranch offers a variety of amenities such as a 12-hour rental period, bridal and groom prep rooms, and an onsite property manager that will help you arrange your special day.

Price Range: $4,000-$15,000.      

Capacity: 300-450 guests.

Find Pecan Springs Ranch at Pecan Springs Ranch or check out Facebook or Instagram.  

Stoney Ridge Villa – Azle

Get married at the castle on the hill at Stoney Ridge Villa in Azle, Texas. Just 25 minutes outside of Fort Worth, this charming wedding venue is a true hidden gem.

Say your “I dos” in The Courtyard with its Mediterranean accents, Tuscan columns, and featured arches.

The indoor reception hall has both lower and upper balconies offering scenic views of the countryside and the Fort Worth skyline.

Inside, European artwork graces the walls, and there is a bronze bell tower for you and your new spouse to ring to let everyone know that you are officially married!

Stoney Ridge Villa offers several amenities to make your wedding special. The bridal party will have a dedicated space to prepare for the big day and you can even opt for a professional fireworks display to celebrate!

Price Range: $5,000-$12,000.

Capacity: 200 guests.

Find Stoney Ridge Villa at Stoney Ridge Villa or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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