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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 to dive deeper into the future transformation of Waller Creek into a series of urban parks. Featuring a large-scale model of Waterloo Park and a VR experience of Waller Creek, our goal was to offer a glimpse of the future. We were able to share our vision for the project and also learn from you what an active and inclusive green space will mean for Austin and our community.

With family-friendly activities and special programs, including a talk with the artists and new art-centric bike ride, the week was packed with inspiring events that captivated visitors through visionary art illustrating the intersection of natural environment, innovative design, and urban life.

If this was your first experience at Waller Creek, we invite you to stay involved! Visit our website for project updates, events and ways to give.

Complete the Creek Show Survey

Help us make 2018 even better by completing a short survey by December 18. As a thank you, all respondents will be entered to win a Waller Creek Conservancy prize package!

Look back at Creek Show 2017

Check out the sights of this year’s Creek Show in our Facebook album. Got your own pics you’d like to share? Tag #CreekShow2017 on social media.

Support Creek Show 2018

We need your help to continue providing free, inspiring, and engaging programming. By providing free, family-friendly programming now, we are offering a glimpse into the future of Waller Creek and what an active and inclusive green space will mean for Austin and our community.

Please take a moment to make your gift today!

DOUBLE YOUR DONATION! A generous donor has agreed to match every dollar you give through the end of 2017 – up to $25,000! Every gift counts!

Creek Show in the News

Waller Creek Brightens Up the Downtown Night with Dazzling Light Show – Culture Map

Have You Heard of Creek Show? – Do512

This Nighttime-Only Art Installation Creates Neon Dreams – Do512

2017 Installations

No Lifeguard on Duty by Asakura Robinson

Night Garden by dwg.

Blind Spot by Two+ Collaborative

fotan FABLE by HA Architecture

Ephemeral Suspension by PATHOS + TouchTo

Submerge by Davey McEathron Architecture, LLC + Studio Lumina +

Thank You to Our Partners & Sponsors

Creek Show Sponsors

Wells Fargo

Applied Materials Foundation

Hay Legal Group

Capital Metro

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

Media Sponsors


Do512 Family

The Austin Chronicle

Community Partners

AIA Austin

Downtown Austin Alliance

Red River Cultural District Merchants Association

Cheer Up Charlies

Easy Tiger

Empire Control Room

The Gatsby



Stubb’s BBQ


Waller Ballroom

Waller Creek Pub House


Mad Science of Austin


Photo by Sara Marjorie Strick Photography.