If you are planning to host a special event, then Austin, the capital of Texas may the place for you. Its culture and history, music and art draws you to it and it’s no wonder that it was one of the top 50 meeting destinations of 2013.
Corporate Events: For a board meeting, Austin Convention Center with its 5 exhibit halls and 2 ballrooms is a good choice from among the Austin venues. With its advanced technology you will not have any problem in communications. Another option is the Travis County Exposition Center with its varied spaces and downtown viewsand Palmer Events Center with its 5 meeting rooms and views of the city. For a smaller event and to add a bit of history and culture you could choose George Washington Carver Museum or Austin Museum of Art.
Weddings: There are many Austin venues to choose from if you are planning to have a wedding in the city. There is the beautiful Villa Antonio overlooking Lake Travis, or opt for a romantic sunset wedding at Vintage Villas or Terrace club. An evening reception at the beautiful Victorian home, the Allan House is another great choice. Overall you have many choices and the flexibility to have the ceremony outdoors and the reception inside or both indoors or outdoors.
Birthdays: If you’re planning to have a special birthday celebration for your child then there are many Austin venues you can choose from. Have your party in the Austin Zoo and your child will never thank you enough. Include the train ride in the party and have a picnic later. Another exciting venue is the Dinosaur Park where the children can pretend to be archaeologists digging up dinosaur fossils. For an indoor party opt for Goin’ Bananas Playnasium or Chuck E. Cheese. They have many packages you can choose from but expect the prices to be high. If you are on a low budget just opt for a picnic party at the City Playground.
Dinner/Lunch Party: There are lots of restaurants to choose from if you’re planning to celebrate a special event at a dinner or lunch party. There are smaller restaurants like Finn and Porter serving seafood or Jasper’s for American food where you can have an intimate celebration with a few close friends and family. If you have a larger gathering you could opt for Crave or Max’s for American cuisine and having a total capacity of 500.
You will find a list of all venues online and it doesn’t hurt to do some research in advance when you’re looking for an Austin venue to host your event. You can call the establishment to find out more and whether they are flexible enough to customize your event according to your requirements. You can also read reviews and comments posted online by real customers. All this information will help you to decide which venue is best for your event and fits into your budget. Plan in advance for an event everyone will be talking about.