Allyson + Phillip at Mercury Hall

You know those wedding photos when you see them, you just gasp? You see the love in the bride + groom's eyes, their family looks ecstatic, the decor is stunning? That's how we feel about when we saw April Mae Creative's photos of this gorgeous day! We hope you enjoy them as much as we do...

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Featured on Borrowed & Blue

We love this post from Borrowed & Blue on Andy + Phuong's wedding. It is creative and tropical and SO FUN! It is one of our favorites to look through pictures of. Thanks to B&B for the feature and to the incredible vendors that helped make it happen! Read more here.

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Favorite Ceremony Backdrops at Mercury Hall

There are many places to set up your ceremony site at Mercury Hall -- from the typical setup under the three live oak trees to inside the hall to in the gravel courtyard -- but the personalization is all your own! Our clients think of the most creative and beautiful backdrops to spruce up their ceremony site. If you're planning on having your wedding at Mercury Hall, check out these unique setups to get some ideas flowing...

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An Indian Wedding at Mercury Hall

The amazing colors and patterns incorporated into Aditi + Field's wedding have us drooling! Field rode in on a horse, they had a floral decorated stage for their nuptials, and all their guests were dressed to the nines. There is nothing to dislike! We chatted with Aditi briefly to hear about her big day. Enjoy the pictures and her sweet answers!

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The Perfect Spring Wedding

There are so many wonderful and beautiful weddings here at Mercury Hall. It seems that each couple out does the next. But we always love a simple wedding where the couple's joy shines through! That's how we feel about Allison + Ryan's wedding. From the elegant cake table to the beautiful sunset lighting -- the simplicity tells the best story!

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mercury hall featured on junebug weddings

One of our favorite weddings to flip through images of — Phuong and Andy’s Mercury Hall wedding was the perfect mix of whimsy + tropics. The amazing team of vendors made it all possible and we’re honored they chose our venue to pull it together. It’s been featured on Junebug Weddings (eek!) and you can read the full post here.

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A bright + sweet wedding at Mercury Hall

We think Mercury Hall is one of the best outdoor wedding venues in Austin (of course we do, right?). It affords a versatility to events that allows the client’s personality to really shine through. We love Heather + Scott’s fall wedding with bright accents + sweet details. Hear more from Heather below!

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A Corporate Experience at Mercury Hall

Weddings aren’t the only thing we do at Mercury Hall. There are corporate events, nonprofits, private parties and others that often fly under the radar. However, we cannot believe that we have not yet shared with you this amazing event shot by Julie Wilhite Photography from the Macallan whisky tasting event they hosted at Mercury Hall in October!

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Our 15 Favorite First Dance Songs

The First Dance is a sweet tradition that most couples include in their wedding.  We see a lot of wedding traditions go out the window, but the First Dance continues to make it’s appearance! It’s a unique time for the couple to celebrate the promises they just made – not to mention, it’s great for them to have a little alone time on the dance floor!

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Outdoor Wedding at Mercury Hall

Most people in Austin dream of having an outdoor wedding and Mercury Hall is the perfect place for it!  Mercury Hall is just minutes from downtown Austin and has an outdoor space that can fit a ceremony and around 150 guests seated for dinner.

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Spring Backyard BBQ Wedding

I’ve always had lofty ideas of inviting over my closest family and friends for a spring backyard BBQ. The adults would chat and sip on their drinks while the kids ran around and played with hula-hoops and bubbles in the grass. The spring flowers would be brightly bloomed and the string lights overhead would make everything glisten. We would all share some BBQ, as the band gets ready to play country music (our friends just so happen to be in a country band) so that we can two-step the night away.

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Brunch in Austin

If you’re anything like us, here at Mercury Hall, you are a little obsessed with brunch. Brunch is an amazing creation; a mixture of breakfast foods, lunch foods, and lots of Mimosas and Bloody Marys. It’s pretty dreamy and is usually, in one way or another, included in your wedding weekend plans.

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Wedding Ceremonies at Mercury Hall

Wedding ceremonies are such a beautiful tradition: walking down the aisle with family and friends, the exchanging of vows, and a kiss to start off the marriage. We know that most of the wedding planning focus is on the wedding reception and not so much the ceremony, so we want to offer a little help for making your ceremony look really beautiful!

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The First Look

Weddings are slowly becoming less and less traditional -- Brides and Grooms want to make their wedding their own. One tradition that has been changing is the Groom not seeing the Bride until she walks down the aisle.

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2016 Pantone Color

If you’re engaged right now, chances are you’re not alone in trying to plan your dream wedding. Whether, the date is just around the corner in April or May or if you have a few months until your Fall wedding, you are all busy figuring out details and making sure the day is just how you want it and we want to help inspire you with colors!

This year the 2016 Pantone color is a mix of a romantic and warm Rose Quartz and a calm and reflective Serenity Blue.

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Vendor Spotlight: Gypsy Floral

We see so many different vendors come through the doors at Mercury Hall, so we thought it was time to introduce you to some of our favorites!

This week's Vendor Spotlight is on Gypsy Floral & Events!

Gypsy Floral & Events is a floral and event design company specializing in luxe, bohemian design and, let me tell ya, they do a fantastic job.  From the most simple boutonnieres to extravagant wedding arches, Sunni and Emily are your gals.

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SXSW Foodies

SXSW is upon us!  That means people have flooded the city -- and they’re probably your friends!  Mercury Hall is located just perfectly outside of the craziness of SXSW, but still in one of the best areas of town.  What makes it one of the best areas of town?  Well, not only can you find awesome murals painted on the sides of buildings, but you can find some of the best local restaurants.  Let us help you impress your friends.

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Spring Weddings

It feels like spring has sprung here in Austin, all these 75 degree days are just too beautiful to handle.

I’m ready for sunny skies every day, the smell of freshly blooming flowers when I walk outside, and the warm (but not too warm!) weather.  Not to mention, I’m ready for all the fun weddings!

Spring is one of my favorite seasons for weddings.  You don’t have to search for inspiration -- the fresh flowers are springing up all over the place and I love it when brides take advantage of that!  Bright pinks and salmons and yellows flood the wedding scene in spring, making for statement weddings that you can’t get out of your mind.

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Mercury Hall on the Green Wedding Shoes blog TODAY!

Check it out, friends! Valerie + Jonathan's Wedding at Mercury Hall this past November is featured on the Green Wedding Shoes blog today! This Marfa inspired wedding was pulled together by the ever so talented Cortney over at BZ Events. I must say I was particularly in LOVE with the arrangements done by Articulture. They were jaw-dropping cool. Photographed by the lovely Katherine O'Brien. Check out the full posting here @ http://greenweddingshoes.com/a-desert-inspired-wedding-valerie-jonathan/. Sneak peek below....

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