The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria Est. 1970

3809 West 35th Street, Austin, Texas

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Contemporary chic with a heart the size of Texas.
This historic landmark with lakeside views is the perfect locale for your radiant reception, wonderful wedding or elegant engagement portrait session. Don't pass up this Italian Driscoll-style villa for your intimate I-do's.
The Lowdown
Type
Art Gallery
Beach / Lake / Waterfront Location
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Garden
Historic Building
Views
Garden
Historical Monument
Lagoon/Pond
Lake
Landscaped Grounds
Meadow/Field
River
Style
Classic
Contemporary
Elegant
Garden Party
Mediterranean
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
LGBT Weddings
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception

Venue Setting

The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria as the location for your upcoming wedding! Located only five miles from downtown and right on beautiful Lake Austin, Laguna Gloria is a historic landmark site featuring contemporary outdoor sculptures by renowned international artists, a stunning natural landscape, and historic ties to Texas culture, perfect for ceremonies and/or receptions. Laguna Gloria was recently voted the third best wedding venue in the country by Brides.com and was named the Best Wedding Venue in Austin (2015) by The Knot.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Staffing, cleaning, membership and refundable damage deposit

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
150
Buffet
150
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1970
Curfew
11 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Handicap Accessible
Yes
Amenities
  • Street Parking
  • Wifi
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
The Contemporary Austin offers two unique locations for a variety of events. Laguna Gloria is a historic landmark site with lakeside views, beautiful natural grounds, and strong ties to Texas culture. The Jones Center is a sleek, contemporary venue in the heart of downtown Austin, offering skyline views and close proximity to many Austin hot spots.
Awards & Notables An award-winning location for ceremonies and receptions, it has been named the third best wedding venue in the country by Brides.com .
Celebration Locations
The Contemporary Austin at the Joens Center:
A modern roof deck right in the heart of downtown Austin
- View: Urban landscape
- Max Capacity: 250
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
Laguna Gloria:
Laguna Gloria provides the perfect setting for many memorable occasions. An award-winning location for ceremonies and receptions, it has been named the third best wedding venue in the country by Brides.com and the Best Wedding Venue in Austin (2015) by The Knot, as well as featured on national publications and blogs including Style Me Pretty. The Italian-style Driscoll Villa and the expansive grounds allow for a variety of events, from weddings to corporate gatherings.
- Max Capacity: 150
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