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 bride’s room 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.
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 280. 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 and reception all at one location, located in the scenic hill country on the west side of Austin. There are several hotel accomodations 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, for 50-280 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 separate cocktail hour foyer
You may make arrangements with a caterer of your own. You may bring in your own DJ with their sound equipment. Beautiful waterfall and fountains outside provide a great backdrop for wedding photos.
PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING:
Use of the Ballroom for 8 hours:
3 hours for setup
3.5 hour for the reception
1.5 hours for clean up
8 chairs per table (280 guests)
35 60” Round Tables
16’x16’ Wooden Dance Floor
Set-up and Clean up
100 Guests — $3,500
101–150 Guests — $4,000
151–200 Guests — $4,500
201–280 Guests — $5,000
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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.