The Austin Club
The Austin Club, located at 110 East Ninth Street in downtown Austin is an amazing event space for any kind of event. The building was built in 1878 and was originally used as an opera house. In 1980, The Austin Club, a private dining club, moved into the space and it has since been completely renovated. The space is traditional and elegant with lots of beauty and character.
The second floor Medallion Ballroom is perfect for large breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, wedding receptions and ceremonies. The ballroom has 16 foot ceilings, 5 huge chandeliers, dark velvet drapes, and a large, mahogany bar area. For wedding receptions, the Ballroom is available on Fridays and Saturdays for a 4-hour period, with events ending at midnight. On Fridays, the space is available from 6:00 pm to midnight and on Saturdays it is available from 11:00 am to midnight.
For wedding receptions, there is an $1,800 refundable deposit required to reserve a date. The price for the rental is $1,750 for 175 guests or more, $2000 for 146-174 guests, $2,200 for 121-145 guests, and $2,400 for 100-121 guests. The minimum amount of guests is 100. All events incur a 20% service charge and 8.25% sales tax. The ballroom can also be used for ceremonies, which are limited to 150 guests and cost $2,000. Additional spaces, such as the Homer Leonard suite and second floor balcony can also be rented at additional cost. A different pricing structure applies to events other than weddings.
The Austin Club pricing includes: in-house catering, alcohol packages, complimentary evening parking, a large permanent dance floor, tables, chairs, linens, napkins, cutlery, a lace-draped Bride’s cake table, silver cake elevations, silver champagne flutes, cake cutting sets, silver chafing dishes, buffet table skirting, a bird cage for envelopes on the gift table, 12” round table mirrors and three mercury glass votive cups with candles for each table, four large silver candelabras with candles, private changing rooms for bride and groom, cake cutting attendants, carving station attendants, wait staff, bartenders, set up, and all clean up. The minimum food cost is $27.95 per person and minimum bar cost is $22 per person, which would include beer, wine, and champagne.
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