Comfort Suites Austin Airport
7501 E. Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78741
Phone: (512) 386-6000
Fax: (512) 386-6001
Located at a short distance from downtown Austin, this magnificent property is perfect for a day's picnic. Situated at Sherman Road, to the south of city, it also offers a rental space to hold your private or corporate event. A family-run business, Shady Springs Party Barn is surrounded by lush greenery, and proves as a perfect setting to host an intimate party or social gathering. Specializing in corporate picnics, the barn offers some amazing facilities, which mainly include use of the property and swimming pool. Delicious and wholesome food is also available at the barn, so you can be assured that your event is going to be a success.
Starting out as MacArthur-Sneed Ranch in 1851, the Carson Creek Ranch now functions as a wonderful open-air event venue in Southeast Austin. Comprising of two gorgeous 20-acres (8.09 hectares), Carson Creek Ranch boasts of pretty pecan groves and a charming allure that provides a fantastic background for any kind of private or social gathering. Be it a beautiful wedding or a live music concert, this place has everything required to make it a success. Owing to their amphitheater, technologically advanced lighting and acoustics, efficient catering facility and a beautiful event space, any event here is bound to be memorable.
Four non-profit organizations sponsor the bingo games here, and all proceeds go for good causes: the Mexican-American Research Center, Huntington's Disease Association of Texas, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, and Metropolitan Community Church of Austin. Four payout games are scheduled each day and players always have a chance to win the jackpot. A full volunteer staff, short order kitchen, spacious seating and computer access are all on the premises.
The Broken Neck finds itself tucked away in an obscure location in East Austin in a converted industrial warehouse. Punk and rock lovers who take their music seriously flock to this venue which hosts and promotes some of the finest local and national bands. Managed by Jon Hoff who is an unabashed supporter of left-wing ideologies, The Broken Neck tends to attract similar-minded people. A night out here promises to be an interesting affair!
A fitness studio, Rose Movement is located at East Riverside Drive in Austin. Specializing in conducting yoga and dance classes, the studio sees a huge turnout for their events. Regular workshops, classes and events are lined up at the studio to inculcate fitness into your daily routine. To attend an event, or to check out their upcoming schedule, please have a look at the website.
A hip concert venue, Emo's is home to regular shows and live music events. Located at East Riverside Drive in East Austin, it draws huge crowd during major events and shows. While showcasing a range of contemporary music concerts, it also rents out its facility for private events like parties and receptions. To see their upcoming schedule, please visit website or call ahead.
Operated by the off-beat Totally Wreck Production Institute, Wurhaus supports the avant-garde art movement by providing studio-space and showcasing for artists of this genre. The exhibition and work areas are located in a warehouse, and has been around since August 2010. See the website for more information.
Ginko Studios is a space meant for art and various kinds of art work. Established by two well renowned artists, this place holds many events in the cultural, art and creative fields. On display here are lovely pottery works, paintings, porcelain art and art on tiles. Besides this, it is also a venue for the Handmade Austin Women, an annual market that gives scope for women artisans to display their talents. This initiative was the brainchild of some local women artists who felt the need to encourage art in women. The event includes exhibitions in sculpture, photography, handicrafts, paintings, mosaic work and so on. Other events held here are small music shows by women bands, performances and so on.
The vivacity and eccentricity of the Argentinian culture is best experienced at EsquinaTango. Dance Workshops and concerts are a fun way to experience the same. Trained instructors guide students, imparting the magnificence of tango and other dance forms. Not just more knowledge but also overall well being is earned as a result of the programs. For further information, log on to their website.
The location is a secret, the events happening there are more or less underground yet exceedingly interesting, if this is what gets you curious, log on to their website and get a glimpse of the genre of happenings they deal in. The place is rumored to have 7500 square feet (697 square meters) of industrially-chic, reclaimed decor. Avant-garde art exhibitions, underground acoustic events and such fit in perfectly with this mystical place.
Pan Am Park has many facilities, including areas for barbecuing and playing sports, and a recreation center. The center holds classes and other events. Call or see the website for more information.
This is rock climbing perfected: no sun to burn your eyes or skin, and if you fall from fifteen feet up, you land on carpet foam. Austin Rock Gym is one of Austin's most modern indoor rock climbing facilities. Rent all the gear and get a day pass, call or check website for prices. Professional instruction classes are available for all ages and abilities. Also offered is a complete fitness area and gift shop, where you will find high quality fitness gear from Misty Mountain, Climb Tech and Sterling among others.