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Pop-Up Picnic 2022 Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined our 10th Annual Pop-Up Picnic Presented by PNC Bank!

On Saturday, April 9, 2022, thousands of Austinites gathered at Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park to enjoy incredible food and music by DJ Mel, all while supporting a boundless 35-acre public park system in the heart of downtown.

Thank you all for generously supporting Waterloo Greenway by purchasing pre-packed picnic baskets curated by a dozen local restaurants, fun swag, specialty drinks, and raffle tickets (See the list of winners below!).

Because of you, this year’s event was our most successful picnic to date, raising almost $200,000! All proceeds from Pop-Up Picnic will help us keep Waterloo Park beautiful and activated with free, family-friendly programming throughout the year.

Special thanks to our 2022 Pop-Up Picnic Committee!

This event would not be possible without your leadership, creativity, and commitment to Waterloo Park.

  • Julie Blakeslee & John Spong
  • Lauren Smith Ford
  • Elaine Garza 
  • Caroline Haley 
  • Lauren Moorman
  • Courtney Trucksess

Special thanks to our amazing restaurant & food partners for providing the most fabulous picnic baskets:

  • Antonelli’s Cheese Shop
  • Easy Tiger
  • Franklin Barbecue
  • H-E-B
  • Hildee’s Texas Dine Inn
  • Home Slice Pizza
  • Lucy’s Fried Chicken
  • MML Hospitality Austin  
  • The Peacock Mediterranean Grill
  • Siete 
  • 68 Degrees 
  • Uchiba

Special thanks to our wonderful Pop-Up Picnic Sponsors! Your participation made this event truly special. We appreciate your ongoing partnership.

Congratulations to our Pop-Up Picnic Raffle Winners!

  • Diego Trevino
    Two 3-Day GA Tickets for the weekend of your choice at Austin City Limits Music (ACL) Festival
  • Madhavi Reese
    One-night staycation at Austin Proper Hotel
  • Jason Shapiro
    YETI Cooler & Vinglacé Wine Chiller
  • Rachel Flowers
    Silk Robe from ByGeorge
  • Danelle Pitts
    Gift Bundle from Antonelli’s Cheese Shop
  • Jenny Hansen
    Pearl Society Membership & swag from Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM)
  • JJ Langston
    One Year Family Membership from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Meg Lowry
    Doing Goods Rug from JOY at Castle Hill
  • Alice Nezzer
    31-Day Unlimited Pass from Castle Hill Fitness & $100 Outdoor Voices gift card
  • Scott O’Connell
    Two premium seats to a C3 Presents concert of your choice at Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park

Slideshow photos by Ryan Vestil and Suzanne Cordeiro.