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Waterloo Greenway in Your Neighborhood

Learn about Waterloo Greenway in your community! This spring, join us on our Austin tour as we engage in conversation about project updates, including our brand refresh. Come chat with our team at any of the following local events:

Upcoming Events

Art in the Park 2020
Thursday, April 16
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Fiesta Gardens
2101 Jesse E Segovia Street

Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas), McBeth Recreation Center and Austin Parks & Recreation invite you and your students to join us for Art in the Park 2020.

Date: TBD
Huston-Tillotson University
900 Chicon Street

Join us as we celebrate and observe the 50th Global Anniversary of the first Earth Day!

La Mujer
Saturday, April 18
Time: TBA
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street

A celebration of women inspired by the first feminist of the New World, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, with food, art, and performances by women.

Voices, Voces, Voix Youth Festival
Saturday, May 2
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River Street

Hosted by the Biliteracy Club Communities of Austin, Voices, Voces, Voix Youth (VVVY) Festival is a digital storytelling festival open to all youth (ages 5-18). VVVY Festival aims to show digital stories of all types to the community that are produced by youth artists in any language (Spanish, French, English, Arabic, Vietnamese, etc).

Past Events

Hot Sauce Festival
Sunday, August 25
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fiesta Gardens
2101 Jesse E Segovia Street

Save the date for the Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, Sunday, August 25 at Fiesta Gardens! Celebrate 29 years of the world’s largest hot sauce festival and donate to support the Central Texas Food Bank. What began as a small hot sauce contest in 1990 has grown into the largest competition of its kind and one of Austin’s largest and best-known annual food events, drawing as many as 10,000 spectators and over 350 entries each year.

Fiesta Austin
Saturday, September 14
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Fiesta Gardens
2101 Jesse E. Segovia Street

Festival held in the heart on East Austin, dedicated to preserving Hispanic culture in Austin keeping the tradition alive, featuring culture-rich dancing, music and great traditional Mexican dishes!

Viva México: A Celebration of Independence
Saturday, September 14
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mexican-American Cultural Center
600 River Street

Annual event celebrating Mexico’s Independence with visual art, dance, and musical performances that explore Mexico’s history through cultural art traditions.

Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead Festival
Saturday, November 2
4:00 PM
Mexican-American Cultural Center
600 River Street

Annual celebration for Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), free and open to all ages, including an exhibition of altars (ofrendas) where guests can add their objects and pay respects to those loved ones who have passed on.

African American Resource Advisory Commission
Tuesday, Dec. 3

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Austin City Hall
301 West Second Street

El Mundo Christmas Tree Event
Saturday, Dec. 7
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Parmer Park Idea Public Schools
1438 East Yager Lane

Reliance Sentry: Saving the Future (Opening Preview Party)
Sunday, Dec. 8
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Bass Concert Hall
2350 Robert Dedman Drive

Austin EcoNetwork Happy Hour: Introducing Austin Outside
Monday, March 9
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Scholz Garten
1607 San Jacinto Boulevard

Hosted by the Save Barton Creek Association – Austin Outside is a new coalition of nonprofit and businesses that have joined together to champion outdoor places in Austin. Come join us to celebrate the official launch of this collaborative effort! Come learn why this new organization has an important role to play bringing together parks and trails advocates, learn about their 2020 priorities, and hear from a few member organizations about interesting projects. Click here to learn more.

Connect with us today! Request a presentation or mobile workshop at your next meeting or community event by emailing Melissa Ayala.