The Grand Ballroom | 1900 University Avenue




Located in the heart of Austin, Texas, The Grand Ballroom offers the perfect southern romance. If you choose the lush Courtyard, contemporary Tejas room or the breathtaking Ballroom, your guests will savor every moment on your special day. Imagine a beautiful outdoor ceremony in the stone courtyard. Surrounded by meticulous landscaping and all the people you love most, you’ll say “I do” and begin your new life together. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour like none other as you and your wedding party take unforgettable wedding photos on the beautiful property. Later, guests will marvel at your festive reception unfolding in the stunning ballroom. This warm space is filled with natural light and rich elements of wood and stone. Share your first dance with a special monogram projected in light on the rich wooden dance floor, just for your special day. Everyone will dine and enjoy the festive and sophisticated atmosphere as they toast your nuptials.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Ballrooms


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 350 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 4-5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony starts at $150. The Courtyard can be rented for a ceremony only wedding starting at $500. Additional event hours are included by purchasing additional hours with your beverage package.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Grand Ballroom | 1900 University Avenue is estimated at between $7,259 and $26,349 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM