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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. Thank you, Austin!

This annual tradition would not be possible without the generosity of our wonderful sponsors and participating local restaurants. Every year, you make this an unforgettable experience!
Special thank you to our incredible host committee for your time, talents, and passion for Waller Creek.


Come by car, bus, bike, or on foot, spread out your blanket, enjoy great music, catch up with your friends, and watch the sun drop behind the city skyline. Feast on picnic baskets prepared by some of Austin’s best restaurants or bring your own spread.

This event is anything goes… it’s a family fun night, girls night out, date night or quality time with your best furry friend.

Picnic baskets include a delicious dinner for two. All picnic baskets must be pre-purchased and will be available for pickup at the event.

For more information or to purchase a picnic basket go to:

April 14 at Palm Park


Easy Tiger, Franklin BBQ, Grocery Pup, Hank’s, Henbit, Home Slice Pizza, Intero, Juniper, La Matta, Le Politique, Lenoir, Loro, Lucky Lime, Lucy’s Fried Chicken, Patricia’s Table, Salt Lick BBQ, Soursop, SWAY, Texas French Bread, Uchiko, Wu Chow

**Picnic baskets must be pre-purchased and will be available for pick up at the event. Beer, wine and other beverages will be available for purchase on site.


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

Host Committee

Lissa Adams · Janet & Wilson Allen · Elizabeth Baird · Eleanor Bartosh & Adam Rasmus · Maria Bergh & Kyle Rodemacher · Caroline Burruss · Anne & Cameron Campbell · Kendall & David Courtney · Sam & Ty Davidson · Courtney DiSabato · Katie & Ivan Dorflinger · Margaret & Noah Galton · Eileen Gill & Kevin Pruitt · Ray Goforth · Anna & Ben Hallmark · Caroline Hammond · Kate & Robert Hersch · Geri Hooks · Chrissy & Jay Kleberg · Lisa Jasper & Jim Ritts · Karen Liddy · Cile Montgomery · Maile Roberts-Loring & Brian Loring · Jenn Rose Smith · Lisl Stanton · Ann Tucker & Jack Sanders · Karly & Teal Tuckness · Margaret & Matt Williams


BBVA Compass, Urbanspace, C3 Presents, Big Red Sun, Merck, August Morgan, Sackman Enterprises

In-Kind Sponsors

Austin Beerworks, Big Bend Brewing, Fancy Fluff, Keith Kreeger Studios, Outdoor Voices, Stubb’s, Whispering Angel

Media Sponsor: Tribeza

Special thanks to graphic designer Ashley Horsley