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The Grand Lady: Celebrating With Her

Located in Austin, Texas, this boutique venue offers antique charm and homestyle hospitality for modern celebrations. 

19704 Hog Eye Rd. | Manor, Texas

A mere 14 miles outside of Austin, this historic-mansion-turned-wedding-venue is set on nearly 20 acres of Texas land and provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding or special event. Built as a wedding gift in 1881, The Grand Lady’s ornamental woodwork and stained glass windows have been maintained and updated with fidelity to the original vision, while the furnishings embrace modern style and function. It is our mission to offer homestyle hospitality for modern couples who value intentional venue organization, a rich history, and ornate details. 

Austin Event Venue

The Grand Lady is the perfect place for couples who are looking for something outside the realm of cookie-cutter venues.

Designed with intention, The Grand Lady provides the space and time for everything you will need throughout your wedding day so that you can make yourself at home and avoid bouncing between different locations. The 3,400 square foot, 8-room mansion is available for your use for any pre-ceremony festivities, including brunch, cocktails, photos, and getting dressed. Our preparation suite features a private bathroom and plenty of space for the nearly the entire wedding party, and downstairs others are invited to relax in the study. Your rental includes plenty of space for the "nearlyweds", and their supporting cast before during and after the vows . 

Everything You Need in One Place 

For us, weddings are about people and their shared lives, and we believe that where it happens should be intimate and memorable.

The Grand Lady is one of the only venues you can find that not only offers breathtaking landscapes and elegant spaces at home. You are invited to arrive, celebrate, and stay.  Our home is yours for the day. 

"Home Sweet Home"

Suitable for Events of Various Sizes

We want you to feel right at home on your big day. 

With a catering kitchen, vendor green room, and various sized spaces throughout the venue, The Grand Lady can accommodate anything from a small, intimate affair to a major party.

We have a variety of spaces on the grounds that you can utilize for the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception as best fits your wedding vision, including:

+ Landscaped outdoor ceremony space among the oak trees for up to 300 guests
+ Sunroom that can be set up auditorium style to accommodate 50 guests 
+ Dining room that comfortably seats 14 people 
+ Indoor banquet hall that can accommodate 250 guests 
+ Large outdoor deck for an outdoor cocktail hour or ceremony
+ Flexible lawn and courtyard ideal for cocktails, outdoor dining, or yard games

your space

No matter which option you choose, our intentional design serves to minimize disorganization and allows your guests to move effortlessly from cocktail hour to ceremony to reception.

A Welcoming Space 

With the attentive and high quality care you get from a family run business, you will receive an abundance of information to ensure you feel confident with your use of everything The Grand Lady has to offer.