Best Kept Secrets: Best Event Venues in Austin

Austin offers a range of “best kept secrets” — great event venues from loft spaces to indoor and outdoor spaces to host your best event. With live music on every corner and lots of great event spaces in the heart of downtown it can seem easy to pick a great venue. Here are some of Amber’s (our Austin local producer) favorite flexible spaces that offer a really unique foundation for your Austin event.

Rainy Street: An Event Takeover in a historic district

Forward thinking event planning companies can take one of Austin’s most popular streets, Rainy Street, and turn it into an event to remember. What looks like an adorable neighborhood street lined with vintage homes and string-light patios is really unique venues filled with craft cocktails, food trucks and live music.

Top event planning companies will know how to take this street and rent a complete takeover of the entire street — which essentially becomes a memorable time to unwind, relax, and feel like a local in an elevated bar crawl with your attendees.

Throw in some experimental elements, live entertainment and amazing food and you’re ready to throw yourself one of Austin’s hottest trending corporate events.

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Prospect House: A Modern Architectural Dream

Prospect House is a modern event space, notable for its striking architectural features. It’s set along beautiful country landscape and offers both indoor and outdoor spaces for a world of corporate event planning possibilities.

A twenty-five minute drive from Austin, your attendees will feel whisked away to an intimate location, perfect for internal team events or Leadership retreats.

Pro Tip: Make sure to stop by nearby Salt Lick BBQ for an authentic Texas BBQ experience!

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Pershing: a Private Club for Your Next Event

Located in East Austin, Pershing is a swanky private club that could be the perfect space for your sizzling event. With 3200 feet of dedicated event space, this venue offers private a variety of meeting spaces — from indoor house, outdoor dining, courtyard space, a gallery, and intimate “upstairs” for private dining, cooking classes or specialty bar.

Corporate event planning companies in Austin will have their eye on this prime location for next year’s SXSW, so be sure to get your reservations early!


Mercury Hall

Mercury Hall boasts quite the history — built in 1904 by settlers on the Texas frontier, Mercury Hall got its start as a church to local homesteaders. It takes it’s claim as a resilient little space, surviving 2 major fires over the past decade that wiped out the budding town almost entirely. In 1997 the building was moved from the tiny town of Mercury to Austin.

This space is often used for weddings but corporate event planners in Austin TX know that this charming historic venue for is also perfect for corporate events, non-profit gatherings, and meetings. Located in South Austin, it’s a laid back venue that will offer the space and historical backdrop needed to get your objectives met!

Planning an event in Austin and looking for that perfect gem? Let us help you!

Danielle + Annalee — Bash Creative

Bash Creative is an event planning company specialize on incredible gatherings that go beyond just great design. We’re known for teasing out smart goals for your event and serve up a stylish execution that will keep your guests buzzing. Located in San Francisco, but often found in New York, Austin, Chicago, Seattle, and beyond.