10 Best Wedding Venues in San Antonio Sure To Impress You

One of the most important parts of planning a fabulous wedding is to pick the perfect venue. After all, the location you choose will set the tone and theme for the rest of your big day!

If you happen to live in San Antonio in the Lone Star State of Texas, you’re in luck! There are tons of amazing venues for all sizes and budgets in the San Antonio area.

According to the Wedding Report, there were over 13,000 weddings held in the San Antonio area in 2021 and the average cost of a wedding in San Antonio was $29,196. So, let’s see what you can get for your money!

Here is our list of the 10 best wedding venues in San Antonio to get you started…

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Mokara Hotel and Spa

The Mokara Hotel and Spa is the only four-star hotel in San Antonio. Located on the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, you and your guests will be wowed by this gorgeous venue.

With first-class amenities, a full-service spa, and numerous ceremony and reception options, 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. The Rooftop Terrace offers stunning views of downtown San Antonio and the larger indoor Saddlery Ballroom is 1,692 square feet and exudes elegance and class. 

Bonus: Why not book a spa day for you and your wedding party to help prepare you all for your big day? 

Price Range: $5,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 70 seated guests.

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

La Escondida Celebration Center

La Escondida Celebration Center is a stunning outdoor wedding venue located in a suburb of San Antonio called Helotes. With over 30 acres of rustic natural terrain along a creek, the setting is natural, affordable, and elegant. 

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

There is also an onsite wedding decorator who can help turn your wedding vision into a reality.

Bonus: Why not start your marriage off with some good karma? La Escondida Celebration Center prides itself on being eco-friendly, perfect for the sustainability-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.

The Venue at Devils River Distillery

The Venue at Devils River Distillery is located just a short walking distance from the famous San Antonio River Walk.

Founded in 2016, The Venue at Devils River Distillery is the spot for whiskey aficionados to tie the knot.

There is a luxurious bridal suite on the Grand Mezzanine level and two amazing ceremony and reception spaces to choose from.

The Main Floor features the Tasting Room which is perfect for your ceremony. It features an 1870s antique Bostonian hand-crafted bar, copper stills, a Swarovski crystal chandelier, and red lounge areas, the space exudes luxury.

The Speakeasy is located on the downstairs level and has the vibe of a speakeasy from the Prohibition era with whiskey barrels, a groom’s suite, an original 1920s bar, and a French chandelier and gold Chiavari chairs.

Bonus: The ambiance of The Venue at Devil’s River Distillery is reminiscent of the 20s, so why not have a Great Gatsby-themed wedding?How fun!

Price Range: $7,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 170 seated guests.

Find The Venue at Devils River Distillery at Devils River Whiskey or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Magnolia Halle

Dreaming of a rustic and elegant country wedding in the city? Magnolia Halle may be your dream come true. Located minutes away from the Heart of San Antonio, Magnolia Halle sits on 3.3 acres surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees. 

There are several spaces for both your ceremony and your reception:

The main barn has natural exposed timber, vaulted ceilings, and reclaimed metal from historic barns. There is an entry lounge and cozy fireplace, as well as an indoor/outdoor bar, fire pit, and beer garden patio.

Family-owned, the wedding experts at Magnolia Halle are there to make your big day extra memorable.

Bonus: Magnolia Halle is pet friendly so you and your guests can celebrate your special day with your furry friends!

Price Range: $7,200 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find Magnolia Halle at Magnolia Halle or check out Facebook or Instagram.

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

Planning an uber-large wedding with an equally uber-large budget? JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa may be the venue for you!

Located on over 600 acres, the landscaping is breathtaking. The hotel has a nine-acre water park featuring a 1,100-foot lazy river. There are several spaces to choose from with different vibes depending on what you are looking for.

Knibbe Ranch on the property provides the setting for a down-home ranch-style wedding and is situated among the rolling hills and the Guadalupe River. This park-like setting has many creeks and streams flowing through the venue and is perfect for both your ceremony and reception.

The River Bend Pavilion is 5000 square feet of indoor space with a 4,200-square-foot covered deck surrounded by a large lawn, including an outdoor stage.

The Grand Oaks Ballroom has 40,500 square feet and is the ultimate venue for an elegant, luxurious super-sized wedding!

Bonus: Out-of-town guests can stay at the resort and enjoy the amenities such as the water park and outdoor fire pits complete with s’mores! 

Price Range: $10,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 3,200 seated guests.

Find JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa at JW Marriott or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Gardens at West Green

The Gardens at West Green is one of San Antonio’s most unique and affordable wedding spots to tie the knot.

Surrounded by natural gardens and centurion oaks on two and a half acres, the vibe is serene and peaceful; perfect for a smaller, more intimate wedding.

The outdoor garden space is gorgeous. 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.

There is a retractable enclosure on the pavilion in the event of inclement weather and the Gardens at West Green is pet friendly so you and your guests can celebrate your special day with your furry friends!

Bonus: The wedding experts at this beautiful venue offer several packages to choose from and are more than happy to help you plan a one-of-a-kind wedding.

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.

Omni La Mansion Del Rio

Omni La Mansión del Rio is located on the San Antonio River Walk and is sometimes referred to as the “crown jewel” of the area.

This luxurious space offers several indoor and outdoor venue options to make your wedding dream come true. 

The Iberian Ballroom is 3,913 square feet and features three grand crystal chandeliers. There is a wall of French doors that leads to a breezeway for guests to mingle.

El Capistrano is a unique room for a more intimate wedding with Spanish-influenced architecture, terracotta floor tiling, and an open skylight ceiling.

La Mansion Courtyard is a romantic, intimate garden setting that can be used for micro weddings or cocktail hour. 

Bonus: Whichever venue you choose to rent at The Omni La Mansion Del Rio, you are provided with state-of-the-art AV equipment including a projector and microphones. 

Price Range: $5,000 and up.

Capacity: Up to 250 seated guests.

Find Omni La Mansion Del Rio at Omni Hotels or check out Facebook or Instagram.

The Grand Promenade

Built in the 1880s and located just down the street from the famous Alamo, The Grand Promenade exudes elegance with a rich history.

The Grand Promenade offers both indoor and outdoor options for your big day and there is an original rock and brick wall in the reception hall for you and your guests to capture amazing photos.

Filled with beautiful gardens and amazing views, the large patio overlooks the San Antonio River Walk making it the perfect setting for an outdoor wedding. 

The indoor venue is called The Briar’s Suite and has a copper-topped grand piano, a black marble fireplace, and antique chandeliers.

The Grand Promenade Reception Hall is 10,000 square feet of luxurious space with hardwood floors, a stage, and a balcony with stunning views of the River Walk. 

Bonus: Located centrally on the famous San Antonio River Walk, guests can stay overnight at one of the several nearby accommodations.

Price Range: $1,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 150 seated guests.

Find The Grand Promenade at The Grand Promenade or check out Facebook or Instagram

Pearl Stable at Historic Pearl

Are you and your fiance Texas history buffs? If so, why not check out the Pearl Stable at Historic Pearl?

Once home to the landmark Pearl Brewery draft horses in the late 1800s, this venue has been completely renovated, yet has kept the charm of the original building. 

There is a 5,000-square-foot oval-shaped indoor space with vintage decor. This romantic spot opens to a foyer and a gallery with two bars and two large courtyards.

The Entry and Gallery Courtyards are 20,000 square feet combined and are the perfect spot for an outdoor ceremony and reception.

Bonus: You and your wedding guests can become a part of the Pearl Stable at the Historic Pearl’s history with unique photographs at the venue.

Price Range: $1,500 and up.

Capacity: Up to 350 seated guests.

Find Pearl Stable at Historic Pearl at Pearl Stable at Historic Pearl or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Rancho La Mission

Looking for a super fun outdoor venue for your extra large wedding? Well, look no further! Rancho La Mission is located only 15 minutes from downtown San Antonio and has two fabulous venues to choose from. 

The outdoor venue is a large open-air space filled with lit-up trees and the star of Texas in the center. With fountains and rustic decor, you can dance the night away under the stars.

The indoor venue is known as “The Barn” and is like something out of a country chic Pinterest board. There is a bridge and a river on the property, as well as manicured lawns and gardens. 

Bonus: On a budget? 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.

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