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Waterloo Greenway’s Annual Pop-Up Picnic Returns on April 1, 2023

Signature Curated Baskets from Austin’s Top Restaurants Now On Sale

AUSTIN, TX – March 6, 2023 – Waterloo Greenway announces the return of its signature Pop-Up Picnic fundraiser on Saturday, April 1 from 6-10PM, supporting its year-round free public programming. Beginning today, supporters can purchase a variety of delicious picnic baskets from beloved Austin restaurants.

All are invited to enjoy an evening of family fun, delectable desserts, craft cocktails, and live music. Pop-Up Picnic is free to attend and guests are also welcomed to bring their own spreads from home. All event proceeds will help keep Waterloo Park beautiful and support Waterloo Greenway’s free, family-friendly events all year long.

Chefs from many of Austin’s most beloved restaurants will curate picnic basket dinners for two. Participating restaurants include: Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, Bananarchy, Franklin Barbecue, Home Slice Pizza, McGuire Moorman Hospitality, Marye’s, Nido at The Loren, Siete Foods, Voodoo Doughnut, and more to be announced. Pop-Up Picnic baskets are now on sale at Purchase raffle tickets online in advance for a chance to win exciting prizes. 

A special thank you to 2023 Pop-Up Picnic Chairs: Anne Campbell, MC Deskins, Miguel Garza, Jessica McCoy, Katherine Stinson, Corinne Trabold, and Katherine Farmer Thornhill.

“Siete Family Foods is proud to sponsor Waterloo Greenway’s Annual Pop Up Picnic on April 1st. Bring your family & friends and gather with us at Waterloo Park! Spread out your blanket, enjoy delicious food, music, sunset views and activities that everyone in the family can delight in,” said Miguel Garza, CEO and Co-Founder of Siete Foods. “All proceeds from the picnic will support the free family-friendly education & events that Waterloo Park offers the Austin community year-round.”

Pop-Up Picnic is presented by Siete Foods, with support from FBR Management, Korman Fine Jewelry, MFI Foundation, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Urbanspace, Me & the Bees, Keith Kreeger Studios, and Panacea Collective. For questions about Pop-Up Picnic and information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Angela at

To learn more about Pop-Up Picnic and Waterloo Greenway, visit, and follow on Instagram @waterloogreenway and Facebook for more updates.


Waterloo Greenway Conservancy is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create and maintain an extraordinary urban park system and a restored Waller Creek, in partnership with the City of Austin, for the benefit of all. The Conservancy renews the natural environment, promotes play, health and wellness, economic vitality and mobility, and engages the community through outreach, education, cultural events, and the arts.