Happily ever after starts here.

Simply by enhancing the beauty and elegance of nature, an outdoor haven has been created to offer the ideal wedding venue for memories that will last.

Gruene Estate, the original Gruene homestead, spreads over 15 acres in New Braunfels, Texas. The secluded property consists of several structures including the 1857 home of Ernst and Antoinette Gruene, a charming open air wedding chapel with antique European stained glass windows, and a iron bell tower, as well as an open air pavilion and other historical housing.

Accomodating up to 12 overnight guests and 250 event guests, Gruene Estate is an ideally situated location for those looking for an elegant Texas country wedding near Austin and San Antonio.

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Start by saying “I Do.”

Our state of the art lighting and sound systems will allow you to create your perfect romantic and unforgettable ambiance. Allow the comfortable and impressive Gruene Estate to host you and yours!

Plenty of French baskets and containers for flowers and candles are available for your wedding or event. Handmade tables and chairs made from reclaimed Iowa barn wood add rustic elegance. 

The property décor not only focuses on nature, but also unique antiques. Charming French chandeliers, rustic doors, and oversized basket lighting adorn the pavilion.

Our Facility Features

  • Original Open Air Wedding Chapel
  • Open Air Pavilion
  • Antique Crystal Chandeliers
  • Gorgeous Country Back Drops
  • Washers and Yard Games
  • Large Fire Pit
  • Adirondack Chairs
  • Rustic Tables, Chairs
  • In-house Decor
  • On-site Housing
  • Plenty of Parking

Your event, your way.

Caterer, photographer, florist – at the Gruene Estate you choose your vendors and we provide the location. The historic Gruene Family home and cottage are available for the bride and groom to get ready in. Vintage screened in barn with fridge/sink and prep area is provided for your caterer. Tables, chairs, and bar for you to serve from.

Enjoy your day, your way.

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End your day steps away.

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