SPACES INCLUDED IN EVENT RENTALS


The Sanctuary Event Space is centrally located off S. Lamar Blvd between Gibson and Treadwell Street at 1006 S 8th St., Austin, TX 78704. The enchanting venue is ideal for weddings, engagement parties, rehearsals, dinners, cocktail parties, baby showers, birthdays, company parties, and celebrations. The maximum capacity is 150 guests. Venue rentals benefit the Amala Foundation non-profit organization (www.amalafoundation.org).

OUTDOOR GROUNDS

  • Three ancient Live Oak trees provide a canopy and shade
  • Capacity to seat outdoor wedding and reception for up to 150 guests
  • Terraced Ceremony Site: Bottom 2 terraces fit 120 chairs, and 3rd terrace seats an additional 30 guests
  • Iron ceremony arbor with jasmine green ivy leaves at Ceremony Site

COTTAGE

  • Covered front porch
  • Furnished living room
  • Restroom
  • Kitchen (for food prep or caterers)
  • Dining room includes two 8-foot rectangular tables for buffet setup

STUDIO

  • Large climate-controlled room for dance floor
  • Capacity to seat indoor ceremony for up to 65 guests
  • Capacity to seat indoor seated dinner for up to 50 guests (five 8-foot tables)
  • Restroom
  • Deck with magical lighting for toasts and first dances

LOFT AND TREE-TOP BALCONY

  • Fully furnished efficiency apartment
  • Kitchen with sink, stove, and fridge
  • Full bathroom and shower
  • Beautiful wooden stairway leading to a tree-top balcony – great for pictures!

Your choice of…

LAYOUT

Sanctuary Event Space offers many different options for layout. A unique venue for your unique wedding.

Your choice of…

MUSIC

Want to have a DJ or create your own playlist? How about a folk music group or Mariachi band? We welcome all cultures and faiths at Sanctuary.

Your choice of…

CATERING AND BARTENDER

Whether you’re keeping Austin weird or creating an elegant experience, you can tailor your event to be as unique as you are. Bartenders are required to have TABC and Host Liquor Liability Insurance.

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES

  • 120 chairs available for rent at $3 each (includes set up and breakdown)
  • Driveway for (un)loading, can be used for a food truck to park
  • Five 6-foot folding plastic tables (require 90”x132” linens)

FULL WEEKEND BUYOUTS: Applicable only for weekends with availability Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Venue access from Friday 3:00pm through Sunday 11:00pm including bridal suite. Email events@amalafoundation.org for a quote.

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Let the ancient oaks at Sanctuary create a canopy of love and magic for your special day.

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