Frequently Asked Questions
Photographer: Svetlana Photography
Do I get to pick my own Caterer?
You get to choose from our list of our preferred Austin catering companies. Staffing, Bar Packages, Venue Setup, Food & Beverage service is such an important piece of your guests’ experience that we have vetted the best catering partners who have proven themselves to provide exemplary service at the Villa.
Do I have to use only your recommended vendors for other services?
Apart from wedding coordinating/planning, catering and bartending, you are free to use a vendor of your choice for photography, music, flowers, etc. However, the vendors we do proudly recommend are those who have worked with us seamlessly in the past and have provided our guests with top-notch service.
Who sets up and takes down all tables and chairs for my event?
The staff from the preferred catering companies.
Can we purchase our own alcohol?
Yes. You can bring the alcohol or have it delivered. However, only professional TABC-certified bartenders on the Villa’s vendor list may serve your guests once it is on the property.
I have a friend who is TABC certified; can she/he serve alcohol at our wedding?
Unfortunately, only bar staff approved by Villa management is allowed to serve due to liability concerns.
Do you have speakers or a sound system?
We do not, but the DJ’s provide an excellent experience with their state-of-the-art sound system.
What time can my vendors arrive the day of my event?
You can reference your contract for specifics, but 4 hours prior to the ceremony is typically allowed for venue setup. After the event, they will have one hour to break down and vacate the premises.
When can I schedule our rehearsal?
The rehearsal is typically scheduled in the morning a day or two prior to the wedding.
Where can my guests stay?
There are a variety of options near the Villa. Our lodging recommendations are listed on the Preferred Vendors Page.
How do I book a date?
A signed agreement and half the rental rate are required to secure your date.
Are you LGBTQ+ friendly?
Yes, we welcome anyone who wants to celebrate their love and we are happy to be a part of such a milestone celebration.
Do You Have A Pet Policy?
We welcome your furry family members (dogs only) to share in your celebration. All dogs must be on a leash at all times, require a handler who will guide them and clean-up any messes. We encourage you to hire [email protected] to host your dog throughout the evening.
Do you host Indian weddings?
Yes, we love to! You can go off list for catering for special dietary/cultural needs. However, you still MUST hire one of our Preferred Vendors to provide staffing.
Do you allow fireworks displays?
Yes, our terraces are the perfect location or your guests to experience the show! You must utilize one our preferred fireworks vendors who collaborate with our local fire department for a safe and enjoyable experience.