The Caswell House




The Daniel H. Caswell House is a beautiful, Victorian mansion perfect for your wedding celebration. We are located in downtown Austin between UT and the 6th Street Entertainment District. We also are available for rehearsal dinners and anniversary parties.

The house offers smaller rooms on the first floor with fireplaces throughout and a grand ballroom upstairs. These rooms can be personalized for your special day by displaying family photos and mementos on the mantels and other furnishings throughout the rooms! The upstairs ballroom can serve as a wedding ceremony space, a comfortable banquet hall, and an intimate dance floor. Hardwood floors, chandeliers, and three fireplaces make this expansive room seem warm and cozy. The Steinway piano adds a touch of class and an opportunity for live music. The wrap-around porches on the first and second floors offer a peaceful gathering place for you and your guests, and the second floor boasts a lovely view of the state capitol dome. As a beautiful bride deserves a beautiful setting for photographs, the well-appointed rooms of the Caswell House offer many classic vignettes for portraiture.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Mansion, City/Skyline View, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 110 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible start time. Events must end by 1:00 AM, except for New Year's Eve when the ending time is 2:00 AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $750 to $2,700 for ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time (10 hours on Saturdays) from January - October. In November & December, when the house is decorated for the holidays, fees range from $850 to $3,000. Additional hours can be purchased at a rate of $100 - $200/hour depending upon the day of week and time of year. A refundable security deposit of $450 ($550 in November & December) is required & refunded if the house is returned clean with nothing broken.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Caswell House is estimated at between $2,978 and $12,596 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


BYO, Choose from List



Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Extra Hours Available for an Hourly Fee

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
No rice, birdseed, confetti, or inorganic material