Finding the perfect venue for your big day can be hard enough without the struggle of accommodating a large number of guests. There’s no denying that the friends and family you surround yourself with on your wedding day are a huge part of what make your celebration so memorable. Because of this, you shouldn’t be stuck with the stress of deciding who will and won’t get an invite. To help highlight some of your options, we’ve rounded up a list of 10 beautiful Austin wedding venues that can accommodate a guest list of 500+!
AT&T Hotel and Conference Center – AT&T Hotel and Conference Center is in an idyllic location right in the middle of Austin. With its award winning culinary staff and ultimate versatility when planning your big day, you’ll love how creative you can be with this space! With options between lovely settings for indoor and outdoor events, including The Grand Ballroom itself, the garden courtyard and the Tejas Room, you’re sure to find something that is perfect for you!
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Ma Maison – This French style house has a warm and inviting feel, and it is sure to make your wedding everything you’ve ever dreamed of. Ma Maison is located just outside of Austin in the beautiful hill country, which will make you feel like you’ve traveled to the southern region of France. Romance is what the French are known for, so you are guaranteed to have a romantic wedding that you’ll never forget.
Firefly Farm Events – Located in Wimberley Texas, Firefly Farm embodies one of the most genuine, down home Southern feels a property can offer. The landmark big red barn with rustic wood interior, tin ceiling and crystal chandeliers is a huge draw for our Southern belles with the beloved Texas hospitality that the venue staff exhibits.
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Bullock Texas State History Museum – On your most memorable of days, the Bullock Museum will help you host an extraordinary celebration for your family and friends. Full of Texas history, the museum features a 9,750-foot Grand Lobby and Rotunda, dance floor, rounded archways, a stunning central staircase and accent lighting that is perfect for pre-ceremony pictures. On-site parking, exhibitions and nearby hotels and shopping make it an ideal wedding destination.
JW Marriott Austin – With a modern design inspired by Austin, the JW Marriott has an event space for every occasion and style and can accommodate groups from 50 to 1,000. Foyer spaces with soaring windows and views of the Austin skyline are the perfect backdrop to a stunning event in addition to the breathtaking Congress Avenue Terrace overlooking Ladybird Lake and downtown Austin. Create the perfect menu for your rehearsal dinner, reception or farewell brunch utilizing the top notch in-house catering team.
Hyatt Regency Austin – The Hyatt Regency Austin will accommodate any size group in one of their five gorgeous ballrooms with over 170,000 square feet of function space. Recite your vows and say “I do” while overlooking breathtaking views of downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake from the 17th floor Foothills Ballroom, or have an outdoor option by utilizing the outdoor terrace connected to the Zilker Ballroom. Featuring professional planners and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, this space is sure to wow your guests!
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Horseshoe Bay Resort – Living in Texas but dreaming of a destination wedding? Horseshoe Bay Resort can give you just that! Hosting weddings year-round, this sumptuous space brings the shady palms and Bahama breeze to you right in the middle of the lone-star state. Their talented wedding planners will be with you each step of the way as you plan your ceremony along the shore.
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The Wild Onion Ranch – Family owned and filled with sweet, unique, handmade history, Wild Onion Ranch is the venue for brides looking for a classic Texas ranch wedding. From its beautiful landscaping and rod iron accents to its stucco, stone and wooden features throughout, The Wild Onion Ranch makes classic Texas weddings easy for any bride.
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Courtyard by Marriott Austin Pflugerville – Experience the comfortable accommodations and convenient location of the stylish Courtyard Austin Pflugerville. Host your wedding, reception or bridal shower in one of their indoor or outdoor venues. From 12 to 1,000, they have flexible new event venues that are suitable for all types of parties. The beautiful outdoor terrace is the perfect venue for intimate social gatherings.
Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center – Every bride deserves to be treated like a queen on her special day, and the ceremony crew at Sheraton Georgetown does a remarkable job of making all their guests feel like royalty. Where the legendary small-town Texas hospitality blends with world class service, this location offering indoor and outdoor event space is a valued accommodation and venue setting among our Texas brides.