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Waller Creek Conservancy puts down roots in Symphony Square

A recent Austin American-Statesman article authored by Michael Barnes features the ongoing renovations at Symphony Square, which includes future office space for the Waller Creek Conservancy, as well as indoor and outdoor spaces for public events, meetings and other gatherings. Read the full article in the Austin American Statesman. Waller Creek Conservancy puts down roots […]

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Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic

Huge thank you to the 1,500 Austinites who joined us at the Waller Creek Picnic! During this special pop-up event, we celebrated the future of Waller Creek with our community, sharing good food, while enjoying the sunset! This year, we welcomed the largest crowd ever at Palm Park and sold a record-breaking number of baskets. […]

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Creek Show 2017 Breaks Attendance Record

We want to thank our community for supporting another year of Creek Show! With over 20,000 Austinites experiencing our ten nights of free art installations, kids’ programming, and music, this was our most successful year in this 4th annual tradition. This year, we were excited to host our first Creek Show Lounge as a place […]

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Creek Show 2017 Open Nov. 10-18!

Celebrate the fourth year of Creek Show, open Nov. 10-18! It’s back for nine nights of free light-based, site-specific installations along Waller Creek, between 5th and 8th Streets. Featuring a series of special events between Nov. 10 and Nov. 18, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! This year, enjoy a one-of-a-kind Waller Creek […]

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Austin City Council Advances Downtown Puzzle

On Sept. 28, the Austin City Council unanimously (10-0) passed Item 52 on their agenda regarding the “Downtown Puzzle”, requesting that staff pursue further analysis on the various projects, including Waller Creek. While this does not finalize any funding decisions, it does represent a significant step forward in this effort. The Puzzle looks to advance […]

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Waller Creek Conservancy, City of Austin Break Ground at Waterloo Park

Today, Waller Creek Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Austin, celebrated the official groundbreaking of the Waller Creek project at Waterloo Park. The Waller Creek project is a chain of urban parks around a restored Waller Creek in downtown Austin, running one-and-a-half miles from Lady Bird Lake to 15th Street between Trinity Street and […]

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Support Waller Creek and gear up for #doingthings outdoors!

Support Waller Creek and gear up for #doingthings outdoors! This summer, when you give to Waller Creek Conservancy, we’ll say thanks with a $100 gift card to Outdoor Voices! Support a chain of parks in the heart of Austin with a gift of $250 or more and get suited up in recreational apparel for all […]

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Pop-Up Picnic raises funds and awareness for Waller Creek

Thank you to the entire Austin community for joining us on Saturday at the 5th Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic! The evening drew more than a thousand friends and neighbors to support the transformation of Waller Creek in downtown Austin. We at the Conservancy believe events like the Pop-Up Picnic allow Austinites to imagine the […]

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Annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic returns on April 8!

The Waller Creek Conservancy is excited to announce the fifth annual Waller Creek Pop-Up Picnic at Palm Park on Saturday, April 8, starting at 6:30 pm. Families are invited to bring their blankets, mix and mingle with their neighbors, listen to music, and enjoy a wonderful night along Waller Creek at Austin’s favorite free community […]

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Amplify Austin Raises Funds for Free Programming on Waller Creek

Thank you for supporting Waller Creek during Amplify Austin––the 24-hour community-wide day of giving! This year, we exceeded our goal, bringing our Amplify Austin total raised during the past four years to $35,393. We couldn’t have done it without you! These dollars go to providing free and fun programs along Waller Creek, along with supporting […]

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