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The Kerr Community Center or the Kerr Hall as it is locally called, is a historic community venue that was a refuge for the Afro-American community during the period of racial discrimination in the country. It was constructed in 1914 and hosted cultural performances and social gatherings. It has two halls, each with a seating capacity of 65 that can used to host various functions. Outside, children can enjoy the playing area, complete with picnic tables, a basketball court and walking trails.
Established in 2012, Circuit of The Americas is a premiere car racing circuit located in Southern Austin. The track features 20 turns and stretches to about 3.42 miles (5.51 kilometers), making it perfect for important car racing events like United States Grand Prix. The stadium features an observation tower, an amphitheater and a permanent grandstand. Boasting of a seating capacity of 120,000 persons, Circuit of Americas has a schedule full of interesting events, check the website for more details.
Austin, with its vast array of music venues, is known as the 'Live Music Capital of the World', and the Austin360 Amphitheater only enhances that reputation. Situated at the Circuit of the Americas, this outdoor concert venue can accommodate a maximum of 14,000 people. Reserved seating for a maximum of 6700 is available, and the amphitheater also features a large lawn.
The Music Ranch is a local concert venue located at North Farm to Market Road 973 in the gorgeous city of Austin. Hosting a range of musical concerts, it is filled to capacity during major shows and gigs. To know their upcoming schedule of events, please have a look at their Facebook page, or call ahead.
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.
Apache Pass Event Center is one of the most popular event centers in the south of Austin. Capable of accommodating large numbers of audiences with great ease, every event held here is a roaring success. Armed with facilities like hassle-free parking, security and technical logistics, it is no surprise that organizers are keen to have their events here.
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.
The Travis County Exposition Center, home of the annual county livestock show and rodeo also happens to be home to the Austin Ice Bats Professional Hockey Team. The expo center has a show barn for livestock! Weddings, arts and crafts shows, parties, meetings, and trade are also held here. Recently, renovations amounting to an astounding figure of six million dollars were done.
The Luedecke Arena is one of the largest event spaces in the vicinity of Austin, with a capacity to seat 3,000 in the arena, and another 6,400 around it. The arena is ideal for sporting matches, as well as cultural shows, fairs and other events. The 25,000 square foot (2322 square meter) arena comes equipped with state-of-the-art light and sound facilities, as well as catering options. The arena also has ample parking space, making it an ideal location to hold major events, where large footfalls are expected.
Located on Nixon Lane in East Austin, the Huns Field is a football field. Home to the Huns Rugby Football Club, Hunsfield often hosts a number of matches and games throughout the year.
Manor Downs is a quarter horse race track and just ten minutes from Austin off Highway 290. Each spring, horses fly down the track while excited onlookers hoot and holler for their pick of the race. Simulcasting is offered Wednesday through Sunday and on holiday Mondays year round. Up to fifteen live races are broadcast daily from other premier horse and dog tracks in America. They can be viewed on one of the monitors scattered under the Manor Downs grandstand or at the Turf Club. The club offers a full bar service in two large viewing rooms (one smoking, the other non-smoking).
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.