The Westin Austin Downtown is offering your group the chance to be a mermaid! 

Azul, The Westin Austin Downtown’s rooftop pool and lounge, is where this magical experience takes place. Groups of up to 10 can take part in this new exclusive team-building experience and once-in-a-lifetime chance to make your Disney dreams come true. The Mermaid over Austin package includes:

-A complete mermaid (or merman) makeover with a custom designed tail from Swimtails and hair and makeup styling
-Lessons from a professional mermaid
-Underwater photo shoot so that you can brag to your colleagues and friends (pics or it didn’t happen)

The Westin Austin Downtown has more than 19,000 square feet of functional space, including 12 event rooms, 11 breakout rooms and a ballroom with a capacity for 480 people. 

Celebrating the completion of its structural framework, Austin Marriott Downtown hosted a unique “topping off” event in collaboration with local spirit masters Garrison Brothers Distillery. In place of the traditional raising of the final beam ceremony, the hotel raised three Garrison Brothers bourbon barrels via crane onto the hotel’s rooftop.


Built at the turn of the 20th century, Mattie’s at Green Pastures was once the estate of Henry and Martha “Mattie” Miner Faulk. In 1946, Faulk’s daughter Mary and Mary’s husband Chester Koock opened the fine dining restaurant Green Pastures at the address, and over the years, they hosted lavish parties and grand occasions for celebrities, governors and visiting dignitaries. Mary Koock also catered many parties at the Lyndon B. Johnson Ranch.


Want an outdoor picnic with panache? The Picnic Peacock can set the scene for an elegant picnic for your group. Located in the Dallas Fort Worth area, the company plans and executes upscale picnic experiences in any space and for every occasion.