A bridal shower can be one of the most memorable events in a bride-to-be’s life leading up to the big wedding day. Unlike a bachelorette party, which is often a time to let loose and party, a bridal shower is usually more low-key. It can take place in a bar or restaurant, backyard, or home — a space where the bride’s friends and family can gather to offer gifts and play games together. Usually thrown by the bride’s family or bridesmaids, with input from the bride herself, a bridal shower is traditionally a women-only event, you may want to find a venue with a feminine aesthetic. But it really depends on the bride’s personal style. We’ve come up with this list of fabulous bridal shower venue ideas in Austin to help you find the perfect location. Check them out!
1. A delightful home with backyard in Old West Austin
We’ll start off our list with this beautiful home near downtown Austin that has room for up to 30 guests both inside and out. The indoor space features a chef’s kitchen with hardwood floors, a dining table, and elegant wooden bar stools. There’s also a living room with a fireplace and TV, and several modern bedrooms, each with their own color scheme.
But the highlight is definitely the backyard with a covered patio, BBQ, and pool — it’s the perfect place to throw a bridal shower on a hot summer day. Just reach out to your host to inquire about additional amenities, or call up the Peerspace Concierge service to add catering, bartending, or photography services to your booking.
2. A charming plant studio in East Austin
This plant-filled event space is a great bridal shower venue idea in Austin for the nature-loving bride. You’ll have 575 sq.ft. of space that can accommodate a small group of up to 20 people, with a sound system and projector available for you to use. Your host can provide a tea and coffee bar, with additional catering options available upon request.
3. A picture-perfect contemporary home in Hill Country
Head out to Texas Hill Country for a bridal shower at this stylish contemporary home in West Lake Hills. While the venue host limits bookings to 15 guests, it’s a great space for an intimate bridal shower in a spacious, scenic setting. Take photos outdoors on the 120-foot deck, or in front of the floral mural on the walls in one of the bedrooms. There’s also a modern kitchen with an open seating area that’s perfect for a catered meal or a relaxed gathering with gifts and games. Up to five cars can be parked on-site at this venue.
4. An eco-wellness venue in East Austin
This two-story venue in East Austin is a great choice for a bride looking for a more holistic vibe for her bridal shower. Ordinarily used as a yoga studio, this venue features spacious rooms with hardwood floors that can furnished with tables and chairs to fit a large group of people. There’s also an outdoor patio that has a stage and firepit for a relaxed party setting.
One of the best amenities of this venue is that you’re welcome to use the dishes, glasses, and silverware from the kitchen, making it easy to self-cater for a bridal shower on a budget. Just clean up after yourself and be sure to leave everything the way you found it!
5. A bungalow-style indoor/outdoor space in East Austin
This is another great bridal shower venue idea in Austin that has both indoor and outdoor options for groups of up to 150. You’ll have access to the main space that is used as an art gallery or for pop-up dinners. There’s also a front courtyard and a parking lot that can fit up to 7 cars. Outside catering, music, and alcohol are all allowed at this venue, so just ask your local host or call up the Concierge service if you need help making any special arrangements.
6. An urban farmhouse in East Austin
This 1930s farmhouse can provide a quaint, rustic backdrop for your bridal shower festivities. It includes a flower and veggie garden with a firepit and pergola, a front porch, a tree swing, and a separate area with goats that can be set up as a petting zoo if you’re inviting kids to your bridal shower. There’s also a main house and a tiny house if you need indoor spaces as well. This is the perfect choice to be surrounded by a bit of country charm without leaving the city!
7. A photogenic modern bungalow in Bouldin
This small but stylish bungalow is a great location for an intimate gathering for a small group of friends. The main seating area has modern furniture and artwork on the walls, while the kitchen has a cozy nook with distinctive wall patterns. Keep the event indoors, or head outside to enjoy the enclosed deck or the backyard picnic table and BBQ. There are also four bedrooms, each with a distinct style that fits perfectly with the hip Austin aesthetic.
8. A spacious home with rooftop in Bouldin
For one more bridal shower venue idea in Austin, take a look at this contemporary home with a distinctly “feminine chic” vibe. The pink floral wallpaper, mirrors, indoor plants, and candles lend an elegant flair to the kitchen and dining area, while the living room includes a plush couch and armchairs and an indoor fireplace for a relaxing backdrop.
The real highlight is the rooftop terrace, which has 700 sq.ft. of space and features a hot tub, firepit, and refrigerator. If you’d like, you can host the entire event outdoors, enjoying the summer weather and views of the city! The space is suitable for groups of up to 30 people.
Austin’s springs and summers are a great time for weddings both indoors and out. But no matter the time of year, kick off your wedding celebrations with a bridal shower at one of these fabulous bridal shower venues. Since all of these locations are available to rent on Peerspace, you’ll have access to the insider knowledge of your local host, as well as help from the Concierge service if you need a hand hiring a caterer, photographer, or bartender for your bridal shower. Just choose a venue and give us a call to get help planning a successful and stress-free celebration!