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The Driskill Hotel

604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
www.driskillhotel.com/

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November 2014

Big Reds and Bubbles

Nov 6, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20

Big Reds and Bubbles Big Reds & Bubbles features a dazzling array of some of the world’s finest champagnes, sparkling wines and “big reds.” One of the most popular Foundation events, over a dozen of Austin’s finest chefs participate, pulling out all culinary stops. Set in the historic Driskill hotel ballroom, guests will enjoy an extraordinary evening complete with live music, and an outstanding silent auction. $20 of each ticket sold is tax-deductible and will be donated directly to our…

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December 2015

The Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting

Dec 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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  The Driskill’s holiday festivities begin at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 1, with the annual lighting of The Driskill tree followed by a performance of holiday carols by a quartet of singers from Austin Opera. Austin’s Arundel Ensemble String Quartet will play holiday music throughout the evening, and festive holiday cocktails and treats will be available in The Driskill Bar and 1886 Café & Bakery. - What: The Annual Lighting of The Driskill Tree - When: 6:00 p.m., Tuesday,…

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August 2016

Film & Food Fundraising Party

Aug 31, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$100

Lights, cameras, action! The Austin Film Festival is back again with Phil Rosenthal, creator Everybody Loves Raymond and creator/host I’ll Have What Phil’s Having,  serving as honorary chair for the 14th anniversary celebration of the annual Film & Food Fundraising Party. Held in the glamorous  Driskill Hotel, the event brings visitors together to celebrate film arts, enjoy flowing cocktails, and appreciate inventive cuisine from some of Austin’s most notable chefs. Live and silent auctions showcase the very best in luxury items, trips, and experiences. It’s also a great time to…

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September 2016

Classic Film Series Closing Weekend: Food + Film

Sep 3, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States

The Driskill Grill will offer a special Texas-themed menu following the screening of Giant on Saturday, September 3 and a chocolate cake and champagne toast to Gone with the Wind on Sunday, September 4. For film tickets and information, visit http://www.austintheatre.org/film. After taking in the 60th anniversary screening of Giant on the Paramount’s big screen, Texans and want-to-be Texans can celebrate in true Lone Star State style at The Driskill Grill with a 3-course meal that would surely get Bick Benedict’s brand of approval. Plus, the complimentary valet with proof…

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November 2016

Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting

Nov 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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The Driskill Celebrates 130 Years of Holiday Traditions at Annual Tree Lighting Holidays are always a special time of year at The Driskill—seasonal string music drifts continuously throughout a lobby decked out in festive décor, a magnificent 16-foot tree serves as the backdrop to traditional afternoon teas, and the smell of freshly baked goods waft from the kitchen. This year The Driskill has something extra special to celebrate with the community: its 130th anniversary on Tuesday, December 20. The holiday…

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December 2016

Cookies for Caring at The Driskill

Dec 11, 2016 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$35

Join us in celebrating the season by giving back In collaboration with the Austin American-Statesman's Season for Caring, The Driskill is hosting its second annual holiday cookie swap as a nod to its history of hotel-saving bake sales! Join us and curate your holiday cookie collection from the best bakers in Austin. Pre-order your cookie tin, then join us to peruse the baked goods and fill your festive tin while sipping on celebratory bubbles and delighting in the seasonal sounds of…

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October 2017

Film and Food Fundraising PARTY

Oct 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Now in its 15th year, Austin Film Festival’s annual Film & Food Fundraising Party is one of the most highly anticipated events in Austin! The glamorous and historic Driskill Hotel hosts this fantastic evening of flowing cocktails and inventive culinary treats, presented by 20 of Austin’s hottest restaurants. Twin Liquors will curate the wines, designer craft cocktails will be available, and ice cold beer all evening. For more info, please visit: https://austinfilmfestival.com/event/film-food-fundraising-party/

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November 2017

The Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting 

Nov 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

The Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting  The Driskill invites the Austin community to join us in our holiday festivities beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, with the annual lighting of The Driskill tree followed by a performance of holiday carols sung by the Austin Opera, who will also play holiday music throughout the evening to pair with the festive holiday cocktails and treats that will be available in The Driskill Bar and 1886 Café & Bakery.  In our ever-changing…

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March 2018

Trivia Night with The Texas Tribune

Mar 1, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$10

The Texas Tribune is excited to host a Texas-centric Trivia Night in partnership with The Driskill's Texas Independence Day celebration, hosted by the Tribune's executive editor, Ross Ramsey. Join us at the historic Driskill Hotel to test your knowledge on everything from current events to politics to fun facts about Texas history! Register for $10 per person and then form your team (up to five people) at the event. We will sell any remaining tickets at the door on a…

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May 2018

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Driskill – May 11, 12, 13

May 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until May 13, 2018

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$12 – $60

Show your gratitude for all that your mother has done by treating her to a favorite tradition of a most delightful Victorian Afternoon Tea. Make it the perfect quaint afternoon catching up and making cherished memories, while enjoying fragrant teas and sparkling wine. Treat yourselves to classic French pastries and petite fours, including chocolate tulip cups and cream puffs; delicate tea sandwiches, such as cucumber and smoked salmon with dill goat cheese, deviled egg on brioche and green tea ricotta…

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Driskill – May 11, 12, 13

May 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - May 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until May 13, 2018

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$12 – $60

Show your gratitude for all that your mother has done by treating her to a favorite tradition of a most delightful Victorian Afternoon Tea. Make it the perfect quaint afternoon catching up and making cherished memories, while enjoying fragrant teas and sparkling wine. Treat yourselves to classic French pastries and petite fours, including chocolate tulip cups and cream puffs; delicate tea sandwiches, such as cucumber and smoked salmon with dill goat cheese, deviled egg on brioche and green tea ricotta…

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Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at The Driskill – May 11, 12, 13

May 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - May 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating until May 13, 2018

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$12 – $60

Show your gratitude for all that your mother has done by treating her to a favorite tradition of a most delightful Victorian Afternoon Tea. Make it the perfect quaint afternoon catching up and making cherished memories, while enjoying fragrant teas and sparkling wine. Treat yourselves to classic French pastries and petite fours, including chocolate tulip cups and cream puffs; delicate tea sandwiches, such as cucumber and smoked salmon with dill goat cheese, deviled egg on brioche and green tea ricotta…

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November 2018

Thanksgiving Brunch at The Driskill

Nov 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$6 – $95

Celebrate the season by gathering with loved ones over an elaborate brunch buffet. Savor traditional holiday favorites, such as slow roasted turkey, mustard glazed ham, and garlic whipped potatoes, in the opulent setting of our grand Mezzanine. Delight in delicate house made quiche, banana bread french toast, as well as other delicious breakfast dishes and fresh baked goods from Executive Pastry Chef Tony Sansalone. Reminisce over time-honored original recipes, such as Helen Corbitt's cheese soup or indulge in non-traditional, chef-inspired…

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Holiday Tree Lighting at The Driskill

Nov 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Begin the holiday season of merriment and good cheer. Gather around as we light the grand lobby tree at 6:00 p.m. accompanied by beautiful holiday music and caroling.

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June 2019

National Bubbly Day at The Driskill – Veuve Clicquot Afternoon Tea

June 1 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$95

Celebrate National Bubbly Day, June 1, 2019 with a premium afternoon tea experience in one of the finest settings. The Grande Dame of Austin, The Driskill, is partnering with the first lady of champagne, Veuve Clicquot for an afternoon of luxury. Savor three scrumptious courses of classic French pastries, petit fours, and delicate finger sandwiches, as you leisurely sip premium loose leaf teas and luxury champagne. Stay as long as you'd like for a quaint afternoon and memorable experience in…

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Father’s Week Bourbon Pairing in The Driskill Grill

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 15, 2019

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20 – $69

Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 Raise a glass to the man in your life, not just for one day, but all week long. Savor with a three-course bourbon pairing dinner in the iconic and rustic setting of The Driskill Grill. THREE-COURSE BOURBON PAIRING DINNER $69 Per Person *20% gratuity will be added to all parties FIRST COURSE braised pork belly bourbon ancho glaze pecan ritz crumble vibrant slaw sorrel PAIRING: basil hayden bourbon SECOND COURSE 12oz rosewood wagyu…

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Father’s Week Bourbon Pairing in The Driskill Grill

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 15, 2019

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20 – $69

Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 Raise a glass to the man in your life, not just for one day, but all week long. Savor with a three-course bourbon pairing dinner in the iconic and rustic setting of The Driskill Grill. THREE-COURSE BOURBON PAIRING DINNER $69 Per Person *20% gratuity will be added to all parties FIRST COURSE braised pork belly bourbon ancho glaze pecan ritz crumble vibrant slaw sorrel PAIRING: basil hayden bourbon SECOND COURSE 12oz rosewood wagyu…

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Father’s Week Bourbon Pairing in The Driskill Grill

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 15, 2019

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20 – $69

Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 Raise a glass to the man in your life, not just for one day, but all week long. Savor with a three-course bourbon pairing dinner in the iconic and rustic setting of The Driskill Grill. THREE-COURSE BOURBON PAIRING DINNER $69 Per Person *20% gratuity will be added to all parties FIRST COURSE braised pork belly bourbon ancho glaze pecan ritz crumble vibrant slaw sorrel PAIRING: basil hayden bourbon SECOND COURSE 12oz rosewood wagyu…

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Father’s Week Bourbon Pairing in The Driskill Grill

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 15, 2019

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20 – $69

Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 Raise a glass to the man in your life, not just for one day, but all week long. Savor with a three-course bourbon pairing dinner in the iconic and rustic setting of The Driskill Grill. THREE-COURSE BOURBON PAIRING DINNER $69 Per Person *20% gratuity will be added to all parties FIRST COURSE braised pork belly bourbon ancho glaze pecan ritz crumble vibrant slaw sorrel PAIRING: basil hayden bourbon SECOND COURSE 12oz rosewood wagyu…

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Father’s Week Bourbon Pairing in The Driskill Grill

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Jun 15, 2019

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$20 – $69

Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, June 15 Raise a glass to the man in your life, not just for one day, but all week long. Savor with a three-course bourbon pairing dinner in the iconic and rustic setting of The Driskill Grill. THREE-COURSE BOURBON PAIRING DINNER $69 Per Person *20% gratuity will be added to all parties FIRST COURSE braised pork belly bourbon ancho glaze pecan ritz crumble vibrant slaw sorrel PAIRING: basil hayden bourbon SECOND COURSE 12oz rosewood wagyu…

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July 2019

Veuve Clicquot High Tea at The Driskill

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Aug 4, 2019 at 3:00pm

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$95

Raise a glass with the first lady of champagne, Veuve Clicquot and The Grande Dame of Austin, The Driskill. Delight in a perfectly quaint afternoon of luxury in one of the finest settings. Savor three scrumptious courses of classic French pastries, petit fours, and delicate finger sandwiches, as you leisurely sip premium loose leaf teas and luxury champagne.

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August 2019

Veuve Clicquot High Tea at The Driskill

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Aug 4, 2019 at 3:00pm

The Driskill Hotel, 604 Brazos St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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$95

Raise a glass with the first lady of champagne, Veuve Clicquot and The Grande Dame of Austin, The Driskill. Delight in a perfectly quaint afternoon of luxury in one of the finest settings. Savor three scrumptious courses of classic French pastries, petit fours, and delicate finger sandwiches, as you leisurely sip premium loose leaf teas and luxury champagne.

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