CatEric Portraits Memory Lane Ranch Lodge

Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge was established in Drippings Springs in 2007. The stunning property is overlooking the Texas Hill Country on 10 acres of land surrounded by 100-year-old Oak trees in the heart of Dripping Springs, TX. We are open 365 days a year which allows us to host weddings, corporate events, and private parties such as bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. Our venue can accommodate up to 250 guests on property and you have access to our beautiful, rustic cedar and stone event hall. Our ceremony area has a tall wooden pergola with a water fountain backdrop on a separate part of the property. We have a brand new deck area for hosting cocktail hour that is surrounded by Oak trees to offer a shaded, outdoor option for your guests.

The overnight accommodations on-site can sleep up to 17 guests and is available to rent per night or weekend, depending on availability. Overnight accommodations can be reserved upon booking. The main lodge has a gathering area for up to 50 guests, a full-service kitchen, upstairs bridal suite and can sleep up to 13 of your guests. When booking overnight stays at Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge we also offer our honeymoon suite that sleeps two, as well as our grooms suite that also sleeps two. You also have access to our secluded pool and hot tub during your stay.

We partner with our preferred vetted vendors to ensure nothing but perfection on your big day. We also offer in-house floral design through Fleur Affair and every wedding will be required to use our day of coordinator with Ashley Nicole Affair) for a discounted rate of $1,500. We also have an inclusive partnership with our on-site caterer, Catering by Mopsie, and we also provide security for the night of your wedding.  Clients are welcome to bring in their own vendors, as well, as long as they are licensed, insured, and approved by our venue staff. If you’re looking for an all inclusive experience, we are happy to bundle with our in-house DJ, rentals, florist, catering, photo booth, and more. We are happy to work with all guest counts and determining the perfect wedding of your dreams within your budget.

Meet The Team

Bobby Cavo

Venue Owner

Bobby is the owner and fearless leader of Memory Lane Ranch and Lodge. He considers it a true honor to be given the opportunity to take care of his clients most important life-occasions. With over 32 years of industry experience, Bobby is committed to providing his clients with a life-time of great memories each and every event. When he is not working for his clients he enjoys playing golf, fishing or taking care of the ranch mascot, man’s best friend, Benny.

Bobby is also the owner of Catering by Mopsie, which is a family catering company for many generations. Catering by Mopsie is also an all-inclusive option for catering at Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge and happily partners with our team vendors to provide an unforgettable experience. The menus are custom created for each couple and it is a guarantee that your guests will rave about the food years after your wedding.

Ashley Schmick

Chief Operations Officer

Ashley is the owner and co-founder of Ashley Nicole Affair, an Austin based full service wedding planning company. Ashley does all of the behind the scenes operations of the business, while her team really has become the brand and the entire business operations. Ashley started her planning company in 2015 in Austin, but by 2020 the entire company was able to service New Mexico, as well as Colorado. They only take on a limited amount of weddings to guarantee quality over quantity.

Ashley is also the founder and owner of Fleur Affair, the in-house floral design studio. In 2021, she unexpectedly lost her mom to cancer and flowers quickly became her grief therapy. To her, flowers represent some of the happiest times of our lives. They teach us to slow down and appreciate the uniqueness, scent, and meaning behind every flower. Not only is she the in-house florist for Memory Lane, but they also take on weddings at venues all over Texas and New Mexico.

The MLR&L Team

Partnered Vendors

The Ashley Nicole Affair team are the in-house day of coordinators for every wedding booked at Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge. Every wedding must have a day of coordinator, and with nearly ten years in the industry, their team is able to offer their coordination package at an affordable rate so your wedding day is guaranteed to be flawless. They also offer decor rentals, a photo booth, and are the sister brand to Fleur Affair; which now makes MLRL your one-stop for everything you need to have a beautiful wedding day!

We have an inclusive preferred vendor list where you can find all of the vendors that we create a partnership with to offer you a package deal within your budget! After booking, we will share our preferred vendor list to you. Memory Lane Ranch & Lodge does allow vendors that are not on the preferred list and welcomes any new outside vendors to join us on wedding days!

Private tours are by appointment only and can be scheduled by phone, email, or our contact form.

Business Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday: By Appointment
Saturday: By Appointment
Sunday: By Appointment



(512) 894-0700
403 K C Memory Lane Dripping Springs, TX 78620