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Waller Creek Boathouse

74 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78701

600Largest Group
1Meeting Rooms
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Waller Creek Boathouse has something for everyone located in the heart of downtown Austin!


Are you looking for a place to hold your next corporate retreat, bridal shower or special birthday? Look no further than the Waller Creek Boathouse. Built in 2012, overlooking Lady Bird Lake, downtown Austin, and Congress Avenue Bridge, the boathouse has modern amenities as well as extensive windows and decks that embrace the natural environment it is surrounded by.

The upper level of Waller Creek Boathouse includes a 1,900 sq ft indoor and outdoor rental space. The Lakeview Room has a capacity of 120, depending on setup. The downstairs rental space offers 2,700 sq ft with a flagstone terrace surrounded by grass and trees. Indoor and outdoor restrooms are available, and the building is wheelchair accessible. Waller Creek Boathouse is within walking distance of the Four Seasons, Radisson, JW Marriott and several other downtown hotels.

Facility buyouts are negotiated on a case-by-case basis and can be customized to your needs. Buyouts are available during all premium event times in the Austin area. Premium events include but are not limited to: SXSW, X-Games, Formula 1, ACL, and Republic of Texas Biker Rally. Reservations must be made no less than 14 days in advance of the event date.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Austin
0
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking Onsite:
No
Availability:
Year Round
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
600
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
1
Rooftop Space Available:
No
Technology:
Audio/ Visual equipment and furniture items are not provided with rental however, WCB staff can make arrangements for rental items at clients' request. Premiere Event Rental is the preferred vendor for linens, tables and chairs https://premiereeventsonline.com. PSAV is the preferred vendor for audio visual needs and is located within the Four Seasons Hotel adjacent to the facility https://www.psav.com/partner/usa/tx/austin/four_seasons.
Food & Beverage:
A list of approved vendors: Four Seasons; Pink Avocado; Whole Foods; Peach Tortilla; Iron Works BBQ; Kurant Events; Royal Fig; Central Market; Cafe Express
Must Use In-house Catering:
No
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Offers Non-profit Rates:
Yes
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Yes
Rental Policies:
Waller Creek Boathouse event personnel are on site for the duration of the event and are available for deliveries. Reservations must be made no less than 14 days in advance of the event date and require a signed contract and 50% deposit. The Lakeview Room and adjoining patio is available at anytime with a minimum rental of 6 hours Monday - Sunday. The Downstairs rental facility is available Friday - Sunday after 3 p.m. and has a minimum rental time of 8 hours. Please know that a buy out does not include the use of Alta’s Cafe interior or terrace. Alta’s Café would continue to operate during their normal business hours unless prior arrangements have been made between Café and Client. Congress Avenue Kayaks, our in-house kayak vendor is housed downstairs and would continue to operate during their normal business hours unless prior arrangements have been made between CAK and Client. We’ve partnered with our in house cafe to provide alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages for Boathouse events. A list of alternate Catering vendors can be found on the WCB venue pdf. We ask for a copy of insurances naming WCB as additionally insured. Audio/ Visual equipment and furniture items are not provided with rental however, WCB staff can make arrangements for rental items at clients' request. Premiere Event Rental is the preferred vendor for linens, tables and chairs https://premiereeventsonline.com. PSAV is the preferred vendor for audio visual needs and is located within the Four Seasons Hotel adjacent to the facility https://www.psav.com/partner/usa/tx/austin/four_seasons. Events having outside music playing past 10 p.m., Monday - Sunday, are required to obtain a City Of Austin sound permit. There is no smoking of any kind allowed on premises, we are a City of Austin Parks and Recreation owned facility and abide by the following regulations Chapter 10-6. - smoking in public places.
Phone:
(512) 831-4922
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally Suited For:
Adult Social Event
Corporate Social Events
Family Reunion
Leisure travel
Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat
Wedding Ceremony/Reception
Youth Party
Youth Retreat/Camp

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110