Weddings at Riverbend

The most beautiful chapel in Austin, Texas!

Located in the scenic hill country on the west side of Austin, the non-denominational wedding chapel at Riverbend was built in 2000, designed in an old-world Tuscan style of the 18th century, using native white limestone mixed with dark stained oak beams. It features contemporary stained glass windows and opens up to a beautiful stone patio, the perfect blank canvas for any wedding. The acoustics in our chapel are one of a kind with state of the art equipment, a Bosendorfer grand piano, and full audio and video capability. Live audio recordings of your ceremony are FREE when you bring a USB drive. The chapel seats 320 comfortably with extra seating in our balcony; the chapel holds 371 max. Weddings can be booked for a morning, afternoon, or evening ceremony. 

An experienced professional Riverbend Day of Wedding Coordinator and Sound Technician are included for your event along with a Wedding Director to walk you through all details regarding your ceremony in our chapel. Also included are a private bridal suite and groom’s room, equipped with all the amenities and extras a wedding party could need. Brides and grooms can use an officiant of their choice, or if they prefer, one of Riverbend’s Pastors.

For more information or to reserve your wedding date and time, please contact our Wedding Director to begin preparations for your special day.

Weddings360@riverbend.com

 

Wedding Receptions of Any Size

Newly Remolded Reception Area. You need to see it for yourselves! This gorgeous newly renovated Riverbend Ballroom was designed to hold as little as 50 people or up to 350. With movable walls, you can transform this ballroom into an any size reception for an elegant modern feel.

Treat your guests to the luxury of having your ceremony & reception all at one location, located in the scenic hill country on the west side of Austin. This Reception Venue will have your guests in awe with our cocktail hour foyer, custom bar area & state of the art new kitchen for your catering needs. Not to mention several hotel commendations close by. 

It is just a short walk up the hill from the Smith Family Chapel to our Riverbend Ballroom. This features a spacious area with a 24-foot high peak ceiling, over-sized windows with lots of natural lighting, and full audio/visual systems to host a reception for 50-350 guests.

There are multiple options to choose from as we help you customize your reception:

  • A 360 degree dining area set-up around the dance floor

  • A custom bar 

  • A separate cocktail hour foyer

  • A private room for the bridal party

  • Newly remodeled kitchen for your caterers

We have relationships with several excellent caterers or you may make arrangements with a caterer of your own. You may bring in your own DJ or choose the option to use our state-of-the-art audio/video system and our Sound Technician. Beautiful waterfall and fountains outside provide a great backdrop for wedding photos.

PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:

  • Use of the Ballroom for 8 hours: 4 hour reception with 3 hours to set-up and 1 hour to clean up

  • 8 chairs per table (280 guests) or you can upgrade your chairs for an additional cost to seat 9 to 10 per table (Max of 350 guests)

  • 35 60” Round Tables

  • 16’x16’ Wooden Dance Floor

  • Set-up and Clean up

  • Facilities Staff

  • Sound Technician

  • Reception Coordinator

Reception Cost:

100 Guests — $3,500

101–150 Guests — $4,000

151–200 Guests — $4,500

200+ Guests — $5,000

*Max guest is 350


 

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WEDDINGS CONTACT

(Pricing, Tours, Questions)

Email: weddings360@riverbend.com

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TOURING SMITH FAMILY CHAPEL 

The Chapel is available for self-guided tours on Monday–Thursday 9:00AM-4:00PM, Friday 9:00AM-12:00PM and Sunday 9:30AM-1:00PM.