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Wedding Capital of Texas

Attend the 2022 Wedding Capital of Texas® Showcase

Dripping Springs, Texas, is officially the Wedding Capital of Texas®, and will host over 3,000 weddings this year alone. The Wedding Capital of Texas® Showcase and Tour returns on January 30th, 2022, at Distillers Hall at Dripping Springs Distilling.

Free registration is all that is necessary for you, your family, friends, and wedding party to attend the showcase. You can plan your big day with the best wedding industry vendors from Dripping Springs and surrounding areas who will be available to discuss your wedding needs and options.

In addition, Dripping Springs has 35 unique wedding venues within a 15 mile radius that are immersed in the spectacular natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Participating showcase venues will be open for tours without an appointment.

Event Day Schedule

This spectacular Hill Country wedding showcase is a two-part occasion:

  • 10:00 – 2:00: Meet and visit with wedding service vendors in person.
  • 12:00 – 4:00: Visit wedding vendors and openly tour venue or lodging properties with no appointment necessary.

The Hill Country's Finest Venues

Dripping Springs is the home of 35 of the most unique and breath-taking venues in Texas, all within a 15-mile radius. From small and large to rustic and luxurious, every bride and groom can choose from an array of venues for the wedding day of their dreams.

Here are just a few of the wedding venue options that will be open and available for you to tour and book without an appointment on January 30th:


Ian’s Chapel is one of four venues that are part of Camp Lucy. It is a restored 19th century French colonial chapel from Vietnam. The beautiful, lush lawn and a dramatic Stone Arch can include various outdoor options of your choosing to make the experience uniquely yours.


If a barn wedding suits your fancy, Windsong’s White Barn venue is the place to tie the knot. This picturesque, secluded venue located between San Antonio and Austin includes overnight accommodations, an outdoor pavilion, and a rustic, romantic atmosphere that can be enjoyed by you and your guests.


Chapel Dulcinea is an outdoor chapel that sits on the very edge of an ancient walking trail about 20 minutes south of downtown Austin. It was built on an ancient Native American trail and was a place of solace, reflection, and rest for them. If tradition parallels your meaningful day, you might consider this sacred venue.

Meet Expert Vendors with Special Offers

Many engaged couples opt to plan their wedding without a professional wedding planner. There is a lot that goes into planning a wedding and it can quickly become overwhelming and stressful. Lining up and attending multiple appointments with wedding service vendors in various locations is tough. Dripping Springs brings the vendors to you.

Discuss your plans and needs for your hill country wedding, and book expert vendors for every wedding service you can imagine, including the following and more:

The 2022 WCOT Showcase will have it all.

Additional wedding service vendors in attendance include wedding coordinators, videographers, transportation services, honeymoon and destinations, clergy and counselors, wedding attire, rental supplies, invitation services, financial planners, and bridal registry services.

Make a Weekend of Your Visit (Lodging)

Delve into the various lodging options that Dripping Springs has to offer its out-of-town visitors. Take in all the spectacular sights that make Dripping Springs such a desirable destination for weddings. Choose to stay overnight in beautiful, cozy homes that accommodate many guests, quaint cabins and cottages, modern places, or traditional hotels.

One of the most unique options is known as the Arbor House. This is a tree house boutique hotel that sits in a beautiful, serene valley next to a stream. It is located within easy access to the wedding venues and many of the famous local attractions and rooms can accommodate two to six people each.

For those who prefer traditional accommodations, the Holiday Inn Express or Sleep Inn and Suites are available in Dripping Springs as well.

There are plenty of lodging options in Dripping Springs and no excuse to rush back home quickly! Bring the crew on Friday and stay until Sunday to experience a fun-filled weekend and check off your wedding planning tasks at the same time. Find the perfect lodging solution for guests that will travel a long distance to attend your wedding. Some additional favorite lodging options include:

Enjoy a memorable weekend here in Dripping Springs while visiting venues and vendors. We would love to host your family, friends and wedding guests in our beautiful city nestled in the Hill Country of Texas.

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