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WEDDING, MEETING & EVENT VENUES & RESOURCES
FOR THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
The Hill Country clearly is a popular and desirable place to hold weddings and other events. There are facilities available throughout the area that are well suited to hosting gatherings for weddings, reunions, retreats, receptions, banquets, parties, conferences, meetings, conventions, training, seminars and more.
While there are not any huge facilities as found in large cities, there is a combination of resources and settings that you can choose from to design your event the way you want it to be.
Most all of the facilities listed here maintain lists of local resources that provide the typical support services (flowers, photography, catering, etc, and see checklists below).
From romantic to business functional gatherings, the list below highlights the many resources available here to make your event successful.
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GENERAL CHECKLIST: program/agenda, announcement, guest list, meeting place (availability, size, cost, resources), floor plan, parking, transportation, lodging, food, beverages, caterers, decorations, music, party supplies, equipment rental, audio/visual, photography/video, flowers, wait staff, support staff, internet, entertainment, local activities, planners, coordinators, assistants.
WEDDING CHECKLIST (in addition to the above):
budget, date, invitations, registry, showers, limo, ceremony, cake, rehearsal, church, gifts, favors, gown, tuxedos, dresses, reception.
TEXAS REQUIREMENTS FOR MARRIAGE:
Age: 18, Waiting Period: 3 days, Blood Test: No, Cost: $41, Expires: 30 days, Residency: No
WEDDING WEB RESOURCES:
- One Stop Wedding Planner Inc: Planning tools, www.onestopweddingplanner.com
- One Wed: Planning tools, www.onewed.com
- WeddingManor: Checklists, state requirements, registries, budget calculators, traditions, and more! www.weddingmanor.com
- Weddings of Today: Planning Tools, www.my-wedding-blog.com
MEETING & WEDDING FACILITIES BY CITY
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
FARM COUNTRY CLUB: 830-589-2272; Bandera, TX 78003. 365-acre Texas Century Farm. Both a working ranch and an entertainment ranch for group excursions for both day and evening functions. Amenities include wagon rides to view domestic animals and abundant wildlife, horseshoes, washer toss, bean bag toss, rodeo roper, pool tables, ping pong tables, swimming pool, basketball, tennis court, volley ball, hiking. By special arrangements, BBQs, Western bands, trick roper, hay rides, gunfighters, and ranch work demonstrations can be arranged. Large pavilion ideal for companies, reunions, and convention groups wanting to create their own private affair.
MEDINA RIVER RANCH RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER: 832-262-2805; 1515 Old Castroville Rd, Bandera, TX 78003-4382. www.medinariverranchresort.com. Home to some of the finest hunting action you will ever experience along with upscale luxury accommodations. A scenic serenity located 6 mi outside of historic Bandera. Developed in 2001 to provide our guests with the highest quality adventures possible while participating in all types of different events. Corporate meetings & hunts, family vacations, and couple get-a-ways are a few of our services. Others enjoy pursuing our native or exotic game on exhilarating hunts that can go on for a few days but last a lifetime.
SILVER SAGE CORRAL: 830-796-4969; Bandera, TX 78003. www.silversagecorral.org. The Silver Sage Corral offers two meeting spaces for rent. The Great Room has its own entrance and depending upon whether used for a meeting or catered function can accommodate up to 200. The Dining Room is best suited for groups of up to 50 and is already set with tables, chairs for dining.
SILVER SPUR GUEST RANCH: 830-796-3037; 9266 Bandera Creek Rd, Bandera, TX 78003. www.silverspur-ranch.com, www.silverspurranchweddings.com
BLANCO HILL COUNTRY RETREAT: 512-497-4895; 484 Red Bud Trail, Blanco, TX 78606. www.blancohillcountryretreat.com
CARRIAGE HILLS RANCH: 512-659-3461; 125 Moore Lane, Blanco, TX 78606. www.carriagehillsranch.com/directions
LUZ DE BLANCO RETREAT CENTER: 512-589-4900; 122 Red Rock Rd., Blanco, TX 78606. www.luzdeblanco.com
OLD BLANCO COUNTY COURTHOUSE PRESERVATION SOCIETY (OBCCPS): 830-833-2211; 300 Main Stt, POB 302, Blanco, TX 78606. www.historicblanco.org. A non-profit organization dedicated to the restoration, preservation and maintenance of the Old Blanco County Courthouse in Blanco. This historic site is now used for special events: festivals, weddings, parties, conferences, concerts. Office space for lease. Free internet access. Market Days: 3rd Sat April-Nov, Christmas Lighting Nov 24.
UPTOWN BLANCO ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, LTD.: 830-833-1579; 317 Main St., Blanco, TX 78606-1079. www.uptownblanco.com. Weddings, receptions, private parties and reunions, corporate meetings & retreat facilities available for parties up to 400. Audio/visual equipment available in most areas. Call our event planner for more info.
ENCHANTED SPRINGS RANCH: 800-640-5917; 242 Hwy 46 W, Boerne, TX 78006. www.enchantedspringsranch.com. This 86 acre working ranch excites visitors with its rugged, natural beauty, collection of exotic animals, and authentic time warp - a Western town right out of the 1800's. Originally designed for Western movies, this old west town has 30 buildings and has already been used in several TV films and commercials. Tours, lodging, weddings, private parties, gift shop, chuck wagon dinner shows, wild west days, cowboy christmas. Daily visitors welcome.
(THE) HELEN HOUSE EVENT CENTER: 830-331-8170; 111 Staffel St, Boerne, TX 78006. www.thehelenhouse.com.
POCO LOCO RANCH & HUNTING LODGE: 866-686-8520; 801 FM 474, Boerne, TX 78008. Beautiful family ranch 10 mi NE of Boerne on 250 acres. The main house sleeps 10 with a separate one bedroom cottage that sleeps 4 more. The ranch has 1 mi of Guadalupe River waterfront, a 10 minute walk from the main house. Large game room with pool table and more! A kids paradise to run free to fish and swim. This is the ultimate hunting lease and special event venue! Ideal for large weddings, lots of green space and ample parking. The ranch features deer and pigs in addition to fishing the river. During the fall and winter, there is wing shooting for Texas bobwhite quail, chukar, Hungarian partridge, pheasant, as well as game hunting for Hill Country Whitetail deer and the Rio Grande turkey during their season. Axis buck can be hunted year round. There are two deer blinds and two deer feeders for a maximum of two hunters at one time. Spring Turkey Season, Fall Deer Season. Axis hunting year round. Two guns per shoot, two feeders, two blinds. Ranch Foreman acts as guide.
CANYON OF THE EAGLES LODGE & NATURE PARK: 800-977-0081; 512-334-2070; 16942 RR 2341, Burnet, TX 78611. www.canyonoftheeagles.com. Meeting rooms, lodging, dining, park and lake setting.
WILLOW POINT RESORT: 512-793-5000; 427 Ellison, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609. www.willowpointresort.com. On Lake Buchanan, weddings (up to 200 ceremony and reception guests with cabin space for 36 to stay over-night), lodging (11 cabins, 1 large lake house), 2 air conditioned recreation centers, club house, and Crockett Hall (kitchen seating for 50 inside plus 50 outside).
VALLEY RANCH RETREAT: 830-597-3445; 105 Mockingbird Ln, Camp Wood, TX 78833. http://www.valleyranchretreat.com. Retreat center for quilters, needleworkers, scrapbookers, and other events and reunions
CANYON LAKE RANCH: 800-630-3722; 1610 FM 484, Canyon Lake, TX 78133. www.canyonlakeranch.us. Two romantic vacation homes at Canyon Lake. Beautifully furnished, each has a private hot tub, barbeque, satellite TV/DVD. STARVIEW: Sleeps 6, pool, sauna, fireplace & WiFi. LONGHORN: Sleeps 8, pet friendly, fenced yard, covered parking & porches. Up to 19 guests can be accommodated. Small weddings.
FIREFLY INN BED & BREAKFAST: 800-687-2887; 120 Naked Indian Trail, Canyon Lake, TX 78132-1865. . 4 cottages, 15 people maximum overnight, gazebo, intimate wedding parties up to 20.
RIVER BLUFF WEDDINGS: 830-634-7043; PO Box 7, Center Point, TX 78010. www.riverbluffpartybarn.com. Parties, special events, or wedding day in our spacious hall (150 capacity) or experience an outdoor wedding in a meadow overlooking the Guadalupe River.
HAPPY H RANCH: 210-332-3151; 505 Hwy 87, Comfort, TX 78013. www.happyhranch.com. Wedding Receptions, reunions, corporate Events, retirement parties, retreats, meetings. Bunkhouse. 4 miles N of Comfort.
RIVEN ROCK RANCH RESORT: 830-995-4045; 390 Hermann Sons Road, Comfort, TX 78013. www.rivenrockranch.com. Large conference facility, pavilion, gazebo, lodging (30 capacity), on the Guadalupe River.
SPINELLI'S CATHEDRAL WEDDING VENUE & HALL: 830-8995-5683; 331 Fifth St, Comfort, TX 78013. www.boernevistro.com
CREEKSIDE PAVILION: 512-894-3218; 18315 FM 1826 At Onion Creek, Driftwood, TX 78619. www.austincreekside.com. Outdoor weddings and special event services
WILDFLOWER BARN EVENT CENTER: 512-751-2739; 1770 N Elder Hill Rd, Driftwood, TX 78619. www.thewildflowerbarn.com. Wedding facility
(THE) BARN AT BELL SPRINGS: 512-826-4983; 4000 Bell Springs Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.barnatbellsprings.com. Event Center for weddings, parties, dances, receptions, retreats and much more.
CAMP LUCY: 512-894-4400; 3509 Creek Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.camplucy.com. Wedding and special events center
MEMORY LANE EVENT CENTER: 512-894-0700; 403 KC Memory Lane, Dripping Springs, TX 78620. www.memorylaneweddings.com. email@example.com. Specializing in weddings, corporate events, and other unique events! A hilltop setting on 18 acres surrounded by 100-year-old oak trees and built with beautiful rustic cedar and stone. hosts weddings, receptions, bridal showers, corporate events and consulting services making your dreams come true. Each event is uniquely catered to our clients' desires, therefore making no event the same. Includes accommodations for 20 people in our Texas Star suite, Hill Country View Suite and Memory Lane Lodge.
FIRE LAKE EVENT CENTER: 512-749-1383; 13317 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin/Fitzhugh, TX 78737. www.firelakeeventcenter.com. Situated on 22 shaded acres overlooking the stage and Fire Lake, it makes a perfect place for weddings and corporate events.
AMERICAN LEGION HALL: 830-997-5582; Hwy 87 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Social hall with capacity for 500.
COMANCHE ROCK RANCH: 830-685-3303; Located just 15 min N of Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.crranch.com. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area marks our northern ranch border. Home to a wide variety of wildlife including Whitetail and Axis Deer, Wild Turkey, Black Buck Antelope, Aoudad Sheep, as well as many predators, lots of game and song birds, plus beautiful wildflowers, and an abundance of butterflies. We are located in Gillespie County which has more deer than any other Texas county and thus one of the largest concentrations of deer in the country. We offer great Texas Hill Country hunting. The ranch is ideal for family vacations or business retreats, weddings, and family reunions. The opportunities for hiking, birding, rock climbing, and photography are limited only by one's time and energy. B&B capacity for 16 guests. .
DAV Hall - CHAPTER 167: 830-997-9718; Mason Hwy (87 N), Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Social hall with a capacity of 200.
FREDERICKSBURG INN and SUITES: 800-466-0202: 830-997-0202; 201 S Washington, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.fredericksburg-inn.com. Located downtown, 103 rooms, 5 acres, 2 pools, gazebo, outdoor fireplace, 2 meeting rooms.
FREDERICKSBURG MARKETPLATZ HALL: 830-997-4202; Located on Market Square, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Three open air pavilions located in the heart of the Historic District. capacity 600+.
GILLESPIE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS & EXHIBITION HALL: 830-997-2359; Hwy 16 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Large 14,000 sq ft hall with additional pavilions.
GELLESPIE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: 830-997-2835; 312 W San Antonio St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Historic museum complex. sanctuary and fellowship hall on site.
GRAPE CREEK VINEYARD: 830-644-2710; 10587 US 290 E, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.grapecreek.com. Mon-Sat 10-5. Sun 12-5. Vineyard, winery, tasting room, gifts, tours, B&B, event center. Event room capacity is 130. Catering kitchen, large patios, party tent space. On Highway 290, 9 mi E of Fredericksburg and 3 mi W of Stonewall.
HANGAR HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER: 830-997-9990; 155 Airport Rd., Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.hangarhotel.com, The Hangar Hotel was uniquely designed 50 room hotel with an exterior appearance of a WWII hangar of the romantic 1940s. The conference center and diner also reflect the style of the era and offer a great space for hosting events or simply for a weekend get-away. The conference center can seat 500 and features a customizable marquee. An additional space, The Pacific Showroom, can seat up to 250 and offers a south pacific theme complete with tiki bar and a large stage. Small subset rooms are also available for smaller get-togethers and meetings. See our facebook page www.facebook.com/hangarhotel for pictures of recent events.
HERMANN SONS HALL: 830-997-2893; 1102 S Adams, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Social hall with catering kitchen. Capacity 125.
INN ON BARON's CREEK SPA & CONFERENCE CENTER: 866-990-0202; 308 S Washington, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.innonbarronscreek.com. 90 suites, large conference-multi-purpose center (250 person capacity), state-of-the-art facility. 2 blocks from Main Street, pool, Jacuzzi, fitness center, business center.
KAIROS-THE CELEBRATION BARN: 830-990-9515; Hwy 16 S, 1213 Kott Road (10 mi), Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.kairos-celebrationbarn.com. Restored Amish barn with modern amenities. Capacity of up to 300.
LADY BIRD JOHNSON PARK - Pioneer Pavilion: 830-997-4202; Hwy 16 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Pavilion with seating for 500, with stage and catering kitchen.
LADY BIRD JOHNSON PARK - Tatsch House: 830-997-4202; Hwy 16 S, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Restored historic farmhouse and courtyard with seating for 75 with kitchen facilities.
PEACH TREE INN PARTY ROOM: 800-843-4666; 401 S Washington, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Function space for 50 on-site. Unique property with 24 rooms and suites.
TIN STAR RANCH: 830-685-3464; 13454 Lower Crabapple Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.tinstarranch.com. A 370-acre ranch. There are 5 guesthouses that capture the feeling of the old west of the 1800's and an old west town reflecting exact replicas of historic frontier buildings. Some of these include: Judge Roy Bean's Jersey Lily Saloon, The Alamo, and others. The back of these buildings is part of an old west shooting range. The 2500 sf saloon is available for weddings, meetings, and family reunions (up to 200 persons). 14 bunk rooms at the saloon that accommodate 43 persons maximum.
TROIS ESTATE AT ENCHANTED ROCK: 830-685-3090; 15601 RR 965, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. www.troisestate.net. B&B, weddings (50 guest capacity chapel, 300 guests reception, complete arrangements), fine Italian dining, day spa, artesian marketplace.
TURNER HALL: 830-997-2204; 103 W. Travis, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Historic social hall with capacity of 200+ and wooden dance floor.
VFW HALL - POST 7105: 830-997-5017; San Antonio Hwy (87 S), Fredericksburg, TX 78624. Social hall with capacity of 250.
DOUBLE B RANCH & RESORT: 830-990-9500; Harper, TX 78631. http://www.double-b-ranch.com. Dude Ranch, event venue.
HORSESHOE BAY RESORT MARRIOTT: 830-598-8600; 866-799-5384; 200 Hi Circle N, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. www.marriott.com/aushb
STABLEWOOD SPRINGS RESORT: 866-556-4446; 1270 Hwy 39, Hunt, TX 78024. www.stablewoodspringsresort.com. 543 acre private sanctuary on the Guadalupe River, an upscale boutique destination spa and resort village with villas and full wedding facilities, fitness center, pool, golf, and more.
CHANTILLY LACE: 830-868-2767; 625 Nugent Avenue, Johnson City, TX 78636. A small B&B in town with 5 rooms and a small outdoor wedding venue.
JOHNSON CITY INN (BEST WESTERN): 830-868-4044; 1-866-243-1250; 1-800-WESTERN; 107 Hwy 281 Johnson City, TX 78624. www.BestWestern.com. Meeting rooms, outdoor gazebo and flower garden/park, pool, and lots of rooms. At Hwy 290 intersection, downtown.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK (Johnson City): 830-868-7128; POB 329, 100 Ladybird Ln, Johnson City, TX 78636. The Johnson Settlement Event/Meeting Center is available for Rent. Facility is ideal for meetings, catered parties, family reunions, weddings, etc. See rental details at: Brochure.
INN OF THE HILLS RESORT & CONFERENCE CENTER: 830-895-5000; 1001 Junction Hwy, Kerrville, TX 78028. http://innofthehills.com
RIVERHILL GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB: 830-896-1400; 100 Riverhill Club Lane, Kerrville, TX 78028. www.riverhillcc.com. 18 hole golf course, tennis, weddings, tavern, upscale cottages.
ANTLER INN: 325-388-4411. 800-383-0007; 1001 King St, FM 1431, Kingsland, TX 78639. www.theantlers.com. Historic hotel facility at the railroad yard, with an upscale restaurant, 6 hotel rooms, 8 cabins and 4 train cars (cabooses) converted to guest rooms. Weddings (less than 50 guests) and events. Lake LBJ frontage.
FALKENSTEIN CASTLE: Castle: Park Road 4, near Kingsland. Ofc: 512-715-0330; 401 Buchanan Dr, Ste #1, Burnet, TX 78611. www.falkensteincastle.com. Located between Burnet and Marble Falls, 5 mi NE of Kingsland 1 mi W of the famous Longhorn Caverns. A destination wedding castle with lodging and full catering services. Perched high on a hilltop surrounded by 113 acres of Oaks. Reception Center nearby in Burnet.
TEXAS OLD TOWN: 512-396-1800; 1205 Roland Ln, Kyle, TX 78640. Weddings, receptions, corporate events, retreats. www.TexasOldTown.com
BARTON CREEK RESORT & SPA: 800-336-6158; 8212 Barton Creek Dr., Lakeway/Austin, TX 78735. www.bartoncreek.com. Offering the ultimate relaxing getaway. Luxury accommodations and exciting activities including spa therapies, championship golf courses, corporate meetings, events and weddings.
LAKEHILLS CIVIC CENTER: 830-751-9904; 210-379-4142; Lakehills, TX. Bandera County's largest rental hall.
WALDEN PLANTATION: 325-247-2046; 1690 CR 102, Llano, TX 78643. www.waldenplantation.com. Southern plantation build hacienda style and overlooks the Llano River and offers spectacular views and peace and quiet. 17 acres of landscaped grounds include a pool and hot tub, an amphitheater, a dining area and more. Can accommodate up to 34 people with 16 rooms including a two-story suite. Secluded, peaceful atmosphere creates the perfect backdrop for your romantic getaway, wedding, family reunion, corporate retreat, or special event. 5 star amenities include: gourmet breakfast, 1100' of Llano river, king size beds with down comforters, pool, hot tub, putting green, 42" lcd HD directv in each room, mini-bar, pool bar with tv and fireplace, outdoor patio fire pit, WIFI, business center, pool-side lunch menu.
FULL MOON INN AND GRILL: 800-997-1124; 3234 Luckenbach Rd, Luckenbach, TX. www.fullmooninn.com. firstname.lastname@example.org. B&B, steakhouse, one-stop, turn-key wedding service, 400 people wedding capacity, rural setting.
LUCKENBACH, TEXAS: 830-997-3224; RR 1376, 8 miles southeast of Fredericksburg. Historic community with dance hall, general store, and bar. Available for parties and receptions.
HEART OF TEXAS RANCH: 512-755-0937; 205 Hickory Creek Rd, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.heartoftexasranch.net
LA QUINTA INN & SUITES: 830-798-2020; 501 Hwy 2147, Marble Falls, TX 78654. 73 rooms, on Lake Marble Falls, meeting and conference facilities, business center, fitness center, pool, internet, on 133 acre La Ventana development with old world Tuscan style.
(THE) RETREAT AT BALCONES SPRINGS: 830-693-6639; 104 Balcones Springs Dr, Marble Falls, TX 78654. www.texasretreat.com. Extensive meeting facilities, lodging accommodations on a private lake on 250 acres on N shore of Lake Travis near Marble Falls.
ESCONDIDA: 888-589-7507; 23670 Hwy 16 N, Medina, TX 78055. Just 14 mi s of Kerrville on HWy 16. It's the first of its kind in the Texas Hill Country, created by host Bob Phillips of Texas Country Reporter. Impeccable hospitality, exquisite rooms and first-class amenities including a pool and spa. Just minutes from the city life you can relax amongst the natural beauty and wildlife that make the Hill Country so special. Escondida is the perfect spot for your wedding or corporate event. We have a meeting area suitable for small groups and boards, several intimate dining areas, and comfortable lounges.
FRIO SPRINGS LODGES: 888-232-4174; 692 S Evergreen, Leakey, TX 78873. Waterfront lodges. One to four bedrooms, full kitchen, smoke free, environmentally friendly CA/CH, fireplaces, waterfall, covered porches, barbecue and fire pit, satellite TV with DVD, spa in six lodges, free wireless Internet, large oak and cypress trees. Pavilion for special occasions, family reunions, weddings.
Y.O. RANCH: 1-800-967-2624; 830-640-3222; 1736 Y.O. Ranch Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058. www.yoranch.com. Store, entertainment, restaurant-steak house, lodging, RV sites, retreats, weddings, land sales, social club, adventure/summer/day camps, swimming, hunting (exotic, native game), wildlife tours, trail drives & horseback riding throughout on rugged 40,000 acre ranch.
DAS ANWESEN BED & BREAKFAST AND EVENTS CENTER: 866-526-1236; 360 Millie's Lane @ Hwy 306, New Braunfels, TX 78132. www.dasanwesen.com. Includes event and wedding facilities.
(THE) NEW BRAUNFELS CONSERVATION SOCIETY: 830-629-2943; 1300 Churchill Drive, 78130. www.nbconservation.org. Restored and furnishes 14 buildings circa 1849-187 to form a German Village called Conservation Plaza. Open to the public. Museum, B&B, wedding and multiple meeting/event facilities.
THREE POINTS RANCH: 512-961-6494; 1158 EE Ranch Rd, Round Mountain, TX 78663. www.threepointsranch.com. A unique new venue for hosting unforgettable ceremonies, cocktail receptions, and dinner engagements. Stretched over several hundred rolling acres of Hill Country ranch land, a versatile and enchanting setting for your most special occasion. Upscale pavilion, dining barn, Airstream Camp, and ceremony site at Buck Knoll.
CRYSTAL RIVER INN: 512-396-3739; 326 W Hopkins St, San Marcos, TX 78666. www.crystalriverinn.com. A romantic 1883 Victorian inn and garden complex. Twelve rooms in three buildings surround a garden with roses, fountains, and beautiful old pecan trees.
SOAP'S PLACE: 325-372-5410; San Saba, TX 76877. www.soapslodge.com. Reservation dining, catering & event Center.
SPICEWOOD VINEYARDS: 830-693-5328; 1419 Burnet CR 409, Spicewood, TX 78669. www.spicewoodvineyards.com. Wed-Sat 10-5. Sun 12-5. or by appt. Tours, tasting room, gallery, and gift shop. Picnic on the veranda. Special event facilities available for weddings, reunions, retreats and conference groups. Home of award-winning 100% estate handcrafted wines. Directions: SE of Marble Falls. From Hwy 71 go S 7/10 mi on CR 408, then W 1.5 mi on CR 409.
LBJ STATE PARK PARTY HOUSE: 830-644-2252. RR 1 Stonewall. Facility capacity ~100, with catering kitchen and picnic area set on banks of Pedernales River.
JOSHUA CREEK RANCH: 830-537-5090; 132 Cravey Rd, Waring, TX 78006. www.joshuacreek.com1,200-acre ranch. Fall & winter bird & game hunts. Sporting clays. Lodging accommodations for reunions, weddings events. Spring & summer fishing, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and swimming on 1.5 miles of Guadalupe River frontage, and this isolated stretch of the Guadalupe River has very light traffic. Joshua Creek is private water within the ranch boundaries. Reservations required for float trips, available April-August.
CREEKHAVEN INN: 800-827-1913; 400 Mill Race Lane, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.creekhaveninn.com. Has 14 lodging rooms, and 11,000 sf of rooms and gathering space, with unique settings and flexibility for your event, indoors or out.
HIGH POINT MANOR INN: 512-847-5225; 900 RR 32, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.highpointmanorinn.com. 35 acres, B&B, 6 guest suites, 6 guest cottages, 2 duplex cottages, pet friendly, hot tubs, spa, swimming pool, hiking trails. Wedding facility on Acres Wild Ranch, fully equipped for weddings, has kitchen, bar, stage, tables, etc.
LOTUS RANCH: 512-757-4500; 525 Fischer Trail, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.lotusranch.org. 40 acre ranch, large hall, B&B (up to 28 guests), for retreats, workshops, weddings (up to 150 guests), special events, hiking trails, gardens, ponds.
OLD GLORY RANCH: 512-847-3646; 3633 River Road, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.oldgloryranch.com. A full service wedding venue, with wedding coordination, ceremony sites, indoor venues, and special event facilities, catering, entertainment and support services. 2200 acres with frontage on Blanco River.
RED CORRAL RANCH: 1-866-833-4801; 505 Red Corral Ranch Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.redcorralranch.com. Located 12 mi W of Wimberley off FM 2325. An 1,100 acre natural sanctuary featuring an historic limestone lodge, guest cottages, outdoor walking-meditation labyrinth, aqua fed swimming pool, miles of trails, catered meals and B&B overnight accommodations for 33 guests. An enchanting, close to nature wedding destination, retreats, celebrations, meetings, seminars. 200 capacity. cottages, ceremony sites, food services, dinner/party facility, pool, and more.
SERENITY FARMHOUSE INN & SPA: 512-847-8985; 888-882-8985; 251 Circle Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676. www.serenityfarmhouseinn-spa.com. A beautiful, luxurious wedding destination nestled on 20+ acres, just 8 mi from historic Wimberley. Each of the 9 vintage-styled guest suites and cottages is a separate adventure in elegant, yet whimsical delight. Decorator furnishings, hand painted furniture with exquisite Hill Country and European decor. Our surroundings are elegant and truly comfortable. Our spa services will surely rejuvenate and heal. In addition, both of our spacious sunlit spa rooms feature private old-fashioned claw foot tubs with elaborately draped showers. Gazebo, hot tub and swimming pool.
EVENT, MEETING & WEDDING PLANNERS/COORDINATORS
IN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY
BECCA SCHAFER: 512-366-0430
GROWTH RESOURCE: 830-796-4447; 1983 Hwy 16 N, Bandera, TX 78003. www.celebratebandera.com. Marketing & event planning. Owner: Genie Strickland
(THE) PROPAGANDA HOUSE: 512-415-8300; Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Event Promoter: Steve Farrer
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
An upscale Western-style Guest House Bed & Breakfast
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
B&B Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: www.SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
Come Relax & Enjoy!