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The Venue at Rafter E Ranch

Fredericksburg, TX · View map

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About The Venue at Rafter E Ranch

Enjoy our ranch, two days for the price of one.

The Venue is one of Fredericksburg's premier events centers with sprawling views of the Texas Hill Country and the Pedernales valley. Quietly secluded yet only six miles from Fredericksburg's Historic District and the Wine Trails, The Venue rests amongst towering 100-year-old oaks, fields of wild flowers, miles of the blue-green waters called Bear Creek, and abundant wildlife. The Venue offers beautiful indoor and outdoor ceremony sites to best accommodate your needs. Our 7,500 sq. ft. barn has two private suites with full baths, large kitchen and bar. If you are looking for a stunning view of the Texas Hill Country to wow your guests, we are the venue for you! We can’t wait to make your event the most remarkable day to remember.



Facilities and Capacity
The Venue at Rafter E Ranch features stunning rustic interior design. The openness of the main event room allows for many layout options. Uniquely designed using reclaimed wood and tin, this elegant lodge-style venue is complete with 7,500 square feet of temperature controlled space with another 3,000 square foot of covered porch that faces the southwest, allowing for cool evening breezes. The venue can accommodate up to 325 guests indoors and an additional 100 guests on the back veranda.

Services Offered
The Venue at Rafter E Ranch offers many services to bring your wedding vision to life. They also have many event rentals available to create the atmosphere you have always dreamed of, such as tables and chairs, dance floor and furniture. A preferred vendors list is provided to help your planning. The venue has ample parking available for you and your guests, is wheelchair accessible, and offers a shuttle service. They are available to host ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. The wedding-related services they provide for your special day include:

  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Lighting and sound
  • Outside alcohol
  • Outside vendors
  • WiFi

History
This family-owned company is run by 6th generation Texans who continue to carry on the tradition of farming and ranching at the Rafter E Ranch. Owners Brian and Mary Eckert created the venue after discovering the need for a larger event center at a more reasonable price after their oldest son got married.

Location
The Venue at Rafter E Ranch is conveniently located only minutes away from Fredericksburg's historic district. It is also close to the vineyard trails of Fredericksburg.

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Chaley Esensee

Getting married on 02/22/2020

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Best venue to get!

This venue has helped in so many ways, whether it be showing me the venue on multiple occasions, to helping set me up with different vendors for the big day. I can't wait to have my wedding here! Read more This venue has helped in so many ways, whether it be showing me the venue on multiple occasions, to helping set me up with different vendors for the big day. I can't wait to have my wedding here!

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JILL MCCOY

Getting married on 11/09/2019

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Super smooth & pleasant!

Our first experience catering at The Venue at Rafter E. Ranch was pleasant and very smooth! As a caterer, there is a check list of things we take into consideration when working at wedding venues. The ... Read more Venue at Rafter E. Ranch made it super easy for us by being very flexible with our rental delivery & pick up times, giving us a clear list of our responsibilities, and taking care of set up & break down of tables and chairs. We can't wait to go back!

Lindzey
Lindzey

Married on 05/04/2019

5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Beautiful venue!!

The Venue at Rafter E Ranch is absolutely beautiful! You won’t go wrong choosing this venue! We had our wedding here last weekend and it was beautiful! We got so many compliments. We got to set up ... Read more the day before and that alone is a lifesaver! Everything ran so smoothly! The Eckerts are such wonderful people and absolutely wonderful to work with! They are so helpful and just such a blessing on your special day! We love the Eckerts and The Venue at Rafter E Ranch!!

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