Welcome to Seaholm Events
an urban oasis in the heart of downtown Austin

Come enjoy the iconic Seaholm Power Plant's Front Lawn & Plaza public event spaces in the heart of downtown Austin. Seahlom offers visitors an unrivaled outdoor experience. Located on the grounds of the Seaholm Power Plant and at the crossroads of Lady Bird Lake and the Central Business, Market, Warehouse and 2nd Street districts.

Maudie's Moonlight Margarita run + party

Back for its 13th year, The Maudie's Moonlight Margarita Run and Party (MMR) will be bigger and better than ever this year. We are excited to announce that the event has a new home! MMR will now take place at Seaholm. The race will begin along Walter Seaholm Drive and follow the former race course, but in reverse. The Finisher Party will take place at Sand Beach Park and the Post-Race Party will take place on the Great Lawn in front of the former Seaholm Power Plant.

THURSDAY, 8 JUNE 17. Starting at 8:00pm runners depart on a 5K course traveling along the streets bordering Lady Bird Lake.

REGISTER: https://www.edsregistration.com/events/52

AGE POLICY: Post party - 21 & over




SUNDAY, 20 NOV 16 . Doors at 6:00 pm. Movie at 7:00 pm.

WHERE: 800 W Cesar Chavez St . Seaholm Power Plant Lawn (facing Cesar Chavez and Town Lake)

TICKETS: $10 -Ticket. Tickets will be available at door. (Debit/credit ONLY)

AGE POLICY: No unaccompanied minors under 17. Children 6 and under are free, but please no babies in arms.

Alright, alright, alright! Join the Rolling Roadshow on November 20th for the Austin classic Dazed and Confused on the Seaholm Power Lawn (facing Cesar Chavez and Town Lake.) Brought to you by Southwest Strategies and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Rolling Roadshow.

  • Bring your fold out chairs, blankets, snacks and meet us for a special moonlit screening. Don't forget to head next door to Trader Joe's to grab a delicious picnic basket they are making available for sale to better enjoy the movie! For more information go to our calendar page.



16 OCT 16 at TWILIGHT (7:25 pm-ish) . Doors at 6:30 pm

WHERE: 800 W Cesar Chavez St . Seaholm Power Plant Lawn (facing Cesar Chavez and Town Lake)

TICKETS: $5 - Movie admission ticket

Come out October 16th to howl under the full moon at Seaholm Power Plant Llawn (facing Cesar Chavez and Town Lake) for a screening of American Werewolf in London brought to you by Southwest Strategies and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

  • Bring your fold out chairs, blankets, snacks and meet us for a special moonlit screening. Don't forget to head next door to Trader Joe's to grab a delicious picnic basket they are making available for sale to better enjoy the movie! For more information go to our calendar page.


WHEN: 9.11.16 | 7:00 pm

WHERE: 800 W Cesar Chavez St - Boiler Nine Bar + Grill


TMBBQ, Texas Monthly’s franchise devoted to all things barbecue, comes to Austin with a special edition of its Fire & Smoke series. Fire & Smoke brings together celebrated restaurant chefs and renowned pitmasters for an unforgettable evening of culinary matchmaking.

fire & smoke pic
photo: Texas Monthly


WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016

WHERE: 800 W Cesar Chavez St - Seaholm Power Plant (inside the west end)

TIME: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

COST: $55 per ticket thru Aug. 19, then $65 per ticket thru Aug. 26 and $75 at the door.

Price includes: admission to this awesome event, one raffle ticket (for a set of Adele tickets) and food. Decor and adult beverages will be provided by the one and only Hello Trouble Hall.

All guests can choose their participating category: sing karaoke, lip sync, be a helper...we'll need judges and folks to assist with other light duties like check-in. Group acts are welcomed, so gather a posse and participate! For more information: http://makaspar.wixsite.com/sypo-2

sing your phace


WHEN: Thursday, May 5, 2016; Additional classes will be held every Thursday in May (5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26) and on Saturday 5/14

WHERE: Seaholm Plaza (grassy area in front of True Food Kichen), 211 Walter Seaholm Drive

CLASS: 5:00 - 6:00 pm // Dine at True Food Kitchen After

true wellness at seaholm

Find your strong + refresh and refuel with true food.

True Food Kitchen and The Barre Code are teaming up to bring you True Wellness, a strength training series, throughout the month of May. Join us for what SELF dubs one of the best new workouts and stay for honest food that tastes really good. First, lengthen and strengthen your muscles during a 50-minute Total Body Conditioning (TBC) class. Bring a yoga mat or towel and sneakers.

Class attendees will then get to cool down with complimentary natural refreshers and enjoy 15% off their meal immediately following class.

Register for additional casses here (The event is free - we just ask that you reserve your spot by registering):
Thursday, May 12 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/true-strength-tickets-25141379543
Saturday, May 14 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/true-strength-tickets-25142943220
Thursday, May 19 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/true-strength-tickets-25141586161
Thursday, May 26 - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/true-strength-tickets-25142708518 

Shoal Creek Awards 2016

WHEN: Tuesday, May 17, 2016

WHERE: Seaholm Plaza, 211 Walter Seaholm Drive

TIME: 5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Shoal Creek Conservancy's Annual Awards is this May. Help us celebrate the community that makes improving Shoal Creek and its watershed a reality.

shoal creek awards 2016



Celebration for Golden Afternoon

WHEN: Friday, April 22, 2016 from 6 - 8 pm

WHERE: Seaholm Plaza and grassy area, adjacent to Golden Afternoon

Austin’s newest piece of public art, called “Golden Afternoon,” is an “Alice in Wonderland”-themed ode to Texas wildflowers created by Urban Matter Inc. To celebrate its recent installation in the Seaholm parking garage, the city’s Art in Public Places program will be holding a dedication ceremony at Seaholm Plaza on Friday, April 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. Urban Matter artists Rick Lin and Shagun Singh will be in attendance to discuss the artwork, Mad Hatter snacks and beverages will be served, and wildflower seed packets will be given away for free. The Harry Ransom Center will be on hand with “activity books” befitting the theme, and the Austin Public Library’s mobile library will be there as well.


returns spring 2016- pilates in the plaza

WHEN: Tuesdays, 7:15 am - 8:00 am (Pilates will return in the Spring, 2016 when it gets a little warmer.)

WHERE: in the Seaholm plaza

BRING: your own mat & towel

Free morning pilates mat classes taught by Certified Pilates instructor Tyler Guthrie from Ballet Austin's Butler Center for dance & fitness. Should there be inclement weather (rain, sleet, ice, or temperature below freezing) class will be held at ballet austin 501 W. 3rd St – just over the footbridge on 3rd.


WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 22nd 2015 from 5-8 PM

WHERE: in the Seaholm plaza

Optique is hosting a block party along with their neighbors, Trader Joe’s and Ruiz Salon.  Join them for food, drinks and family friendly entertainment.  They’ll have a face painter and balloon twister for kids of all ages.  Hope to see you there!

OCT 21 - PechaKucha Night #23 at Seaholm 

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct 21st 2015, doors at 7:20pm show starts at 8:20pm

WHERE: in the Seaholm plaza

Pecha Kucha #23 Poster

Poster designed by Stu Taylor and DJ Stout at Pentagram Design

Parking - $5 cash on entry to garage

Suggested donation of $10 or more at the door. Pecha Kucha Nights have a value of $25 – $35 (including complimentary poster ($20 value), drinks, and of course the presentation.

Pecha Kucha Nights

Pecha Kucha 20×20 [ or ペチャクチャ ] is a series of brief 6 minute talks from presenters in the creative industry including: artists, musicians, architects, filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, and local personalities. Each presenter shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The presentations are not a pitch, but a format to share insights and stories.

The Pecha Kucha presentation format was devised by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham architecture. The first Pecha Kucha Night was held in Tokyo in February, 2003. Klein Dytham architecture still organize and support the global Pecha Kucha Night network and organize Pecha Kucha Night Tokyo.

Pecha Kucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts, holiday snaps — just about anything, really. Pecha Kucha Austin is produced by Art Alliance Austin and organized by a curatorial board led by Lana McGilvray and DJ Stout. Stu Taylor is the PK Austin Manager. Herman Dyal and Carla Fraser are founders of the Austin chapter.