PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMS
Chandelier of Gruene
The Overlook Event Center
Don Strange Ranch
The 1850 settlement
The Oaks at Heavenly
The Club at Garden Ridge
A graceful grand staircase, sparkling chandeliers, exquisitely detailed moldings, and elegant decor throughout make brilliant first impressions. Flawlessly decorated in neutral tones carefully chosen to blend with any wedding color, the Kendall’s romantic Antebellum-style architecture and elaborate interior embellishments are breathtaking. The focal point of Kendall Plantation is the spectacular grand ballroom, which features a spacious dance floor and room for 400 guests inside with additional seating outside on the wrap around porches to enjoy the spectacular Texas Hill Country. Kendall Plantation is the most elegant wedding ceremony and wedding reception venue in the Texas Hill Country, built just for weddings. Website
The Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch
The Texas Hill Country and fine architectural craftsmanship beautifully converge on a scenic hilltop at the Grande Hall at Hofmann Ranch. Whether you are celebrating a wedding or anniversary, party for family and friends or corporate event, your guests will relish their time in this tranquil country setting that is only 25 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Website
Nestled in the Hill Country, Remi's Ridge at Hidden Falls sits at the base of a cliff and is home to cascading waterfalls. Breathtaking landscaping makes our two ceremony sites all the more stunning. Say "I do" in our prime ceremony site with a waterfall backdrop or under the shaded canopy of 100-year-old oak trees with waterfalls in the distance. Both sites will make your guests swoon. Remi's Ridge is meant to be celebrated in and accommodates up to 300 guests. The spacious wedding suites, floating staircase, sparkling chandeliers, risen stage and suspended dance floor above the creek all make for a wedding day everyone will happily remember. The Hidden Falls Estate offers lodging in its Casitas and vacation homes on-site. It's the perfect place to bring family and friends together and celebrate your love story. Website
Don Strange Ranch
The historical Don Strange Ranch is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is a real working longhorn ranch that is only a short 45 minutes from downtown San Antonio. Website
THE SPRINGS Hill Country Wedding Venue in New Braunfels is the first venue to be built with beautiful rock and wood architecture, and is perfectly secluded yet easily accessible to all of your guests.
THE SPRINGS is the prime location to be used for your wedding and reception venue near San Antonio.
THE SPRINGS venues are designed to allow each of its clients the opportunity to create an event that is tailored to their special occasion and style.
This New Braunfels event venue has the perfect environment for an unforgettably elegant reception. Website
The Marquardt Ranch was built specifically to celebrate Texas Hill Country Weddings in style. Whether you are coming from San Antonio, Boerne, Fredericksburg, our Hill Country wedding venue is worth the short drive for the peacefulness of a private ranch wedding and celebration.
Planning a destination wedding from Houston, Dallas, or even out of state? The Marquardt Ranch makes planning from afar a breeze. Our staff does the heavy lifting and takes the stress out of planning your wedding.
While most Hill Country wedding venues have a not-so-great bad weather backup plan for outdoor weddings, our “plan B” is just as good as the outdoor ceremony. Our reception hall has an 11 foot glass cross that captures the sunset against a majestic rock wall and can be set up with chairs to look just like a beautiful church for the ceremony. In fact, many brides choose this setting as their backdrop for the wedding ceremony. Website
The 1850 Settlement
We are so excited to relaunch the 1850 Settlement under new management! Here at The 1850 Settlement, you'll enter into another world of old world charm & romance. Get lost in each other's company and the warm embrace that this one of a kind venue offers. . Website
The venues listed are among my favorite venues to shoot. These venues are absolutely beautiful and terrific for endless photo opportunities.
The Chandelier of Gruene
Built on a foundation of love.
The Chandelier is located on spectacular secluded acreage in the Texas Hill Country just minutes from historic Gruene. As you enter the property, an oak canopied lane leads you to our picturesque open-air chapel nestled amongst a grassy meadow surrounded by majestic towering oaks. Just steps from the chapel, you find our impressive 12,000 square foot venue accompanied by 3,200 square feet of stunning covered patio area. Throughout the property you will find architectural treasures such as cathedral ceilings, exposed rough sawn cedar beams, hand troweled walls, Chicago brick, lanterns, and several splendid glass chandeliers. All of this combines to create the perfect venue to host the event of your dreams! Website
Hidden away in the Texas Hill Country overlooking the pristine waters of Medina Lake. The Overlook offers Endless Views and Unforgettable Lakeside Sunsets establishing it as one of the most breathtaking locations for Weddings, Anniversary's, Quinceañeras, Private Romantic get-away's, or any Special Occasion.
Conveniently located on the outskirts of San Antonio...
You'll Feel a World away...with just a short drive. Website
The Oaks at Heavenly is conveniently nestled in the Texas Hill Country in Helotes, just a few miles past 1604. Our beautiful venue features an outdoor ceremony site with lush green grass, landscaping, and wooden arbor that can be decorated to suit any wedding theme. In between our ceremony site and reception hall is an open courtyard that screams romance when the sun sets. It is equipped with a custom outdoor bar. Our modern reception hall can seat 250 guests with a large dance floor. Our incredibly beautiful Swarovski Crystal gold plated chandelier creates a romantic ambiance during dinner, and the rest of the reception festivities. The large bar area is perfect for serving drinks to your guests in a fluid fashion. We are honored to host your event. We have years of experience through our parent company Heavenly Gourmet, and operate under the same 5 star recipe for success. Website
Surrounded by 16 acres of live oak trees and peaceful lake views, Garden Ridge’s best kept secret is drawing everyone to this idyllic setting either as the backdrop to their life long memories or for an active lifestyle with resort-class amenities The Club at Garden Ridge stands proudly in the heart of Garden Ridge.
This beautifully renovated private club is open to the public for an unparalleled experience with one-of- a-kind meetings, weddings, corporate receptions and private celebrations. We offer the look and feel of the Hill Country with all the convenience of the city!
Our members enjoy access to a 15,000 square foot brand new, state of the art fitness facility featuring Cybex workout equipment, massage therapy, childcare, two lighted tennis courts, two racquetball courts, basketball, a year-round swimming pool and spa, two stocked lakes for fishing and non-motorized watercraft, as well as beautiful grounds for picnicking and a variety of private event space. The fitness facility is home to a small café and balcony seating, served by our very own local Avocado Café. Smoothies, juices as well lite fare available.
Because we believe that moments matter-- -- we offer multiple spaces for flexible, creative event planning. Elegant décor from upscale vintage to Hill Country class, compliments occasions of every style and scale. The venue showcases Hill Country architecture, a garden patio, wrap-around decks and a ballroom with an expansive covered porch, grand lawn and ceremony pavilion. Within this relaxed and refined setting, the scenic beauty of the Hill Country highlights unrivaled wildlife views along it’s creek banks. Website