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Austin Events on Lady Bird Lake

Check out our up-and-coming Austin events that are happening on Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake Austin to all the longtime locals). On the calendar, you’ll find plenty of ways to enjoy being out on the water in the heart of downtown. Join Rowing Dock for:

  • College Day
  • Yappy Hour
  • Full Moon Paddles
  • Bat Paddles
  • Fundraisers
  • Special Seasonal Events

**Our extremely popular sunset venture on Lady Bird Lake to see the bats from underneath Congress Avenue Bridge is only offered during the summer months when the Mexican free-tailed bats are in town. Reservations are required for seasonal Austin Bat Paddles. 

Upcoming Austin Events at Rowing Dock

July

  • 07.29.17

    Bat Paddle - Saturday

    Sign up today for our first Bat Paddle of the season! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here

August

  • 08.01.17 - 08.31.17

    Yappy Hour- Every Tuesday!

    Join us for Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!

  • 08.01.17 - 08.31.17

    College Day @ The Dock

     

    Attention College Students: Bring a friend for a paddle on a Wednesday and get a buy one get one free special for the first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Both students must have valid student ID.

  • 08.04.17

    Bat Paddle - Friday

    Sign up today for our popular Bat Paddle! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 08.05.17

    Bat Paddle - Saturday

    Sign up today for our popular Bat Paddle! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 08.07.17

    Full Moon Paddle

     

    Experience Lady Bird Lake like never before! Join Rowing Dock for a fun-filled night of moon gazing as we open our doors at night. From 8pm-10pm, enjoy paddling the best boats on Lady Bird Lake under the night sky. Head upstream towards Redbud Island, or point your boat east towards downtown to view the burgeoning Austin skyline.

    Regular rental rates and rules apply. No reservations accepted. Kayaks and canoes only, sorry no SUPs. Last rental is at 9pm, due back by 10pm.

  • 08.12.17

    Wanderlust Summer SUP Series - 10:00 AM

    Join Wanderlust for their monthly Yoga Summer SUP Series with Malia Scott! SUP yoga is great for working balance, coordination, endurance, and overall strength. Each class will also incorporate mindful breathing and guided meditation. Expect to get wet!

    Find more information and tickets here.

  • 08.12.17

    Bat Paddle - Saturday

    Sign up today for our popular Bat Paddle! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 08.19.17

    Bat Paddle - Saturday

    Sign up today for our popular Bat Paddle! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 08.25.17

    Bat Paddle - Friday

    Sign up today for our popular Bat Paddle! Perfect for friends and family, Rowing Dock Bat Paddles are by far the best way to experience the bats.

    Kayak at sunset to Congress Bridge, take in the glittering skyline, and watch the bats from the best seat in the house!

    This popular event fills up fast, so be sure to reserve your kayaks early and get ready for an iconic Austin experience you’ll never forget.

    Plan to arrive at Rowing Dock at 6:30PM. We will return to the dock at 10:00PM. 

    Purchase tickets here.

  • 08.27.17

    Paddle For Puppies

     

    We love our fur friends here at Rowing Dock and are thrilled to Sponsor the 6th Annual Charity Paddle, benefiting Austin Pets Alive's Parvo Puppy Program. This event is a great way to enjoy Lady Bird Lake with your family and friends and contribute to saving the lives of amazing puppies that need your help.  Learn more about the event and register to participate here: www.paddleforpuppies.com

    Registration is limited, so register today to claim your spot. You won't want to miss it! 

September

  • 09.01.17 - 09.30.17

    Yappy Hour- Every Tuesday!

     

     

    Join us for Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!

  • 09.01.17 - 09.30.17

    College Day @ The Dock

     

    Attention College Students: Bring a friend for a paddle on a Wednesday and get a buy one get one free special for the first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Both students must have valid student ID.

  • 09.06.17

    Full Moon Paddle

     

    Experience Lady Bird Lake like never before! Join Rowing Dock for a fun-filled night of moon gazing as we open our doors at night. From 8pm-10pm, enjoy paddling the best boats on Lady Bird Lake under the night sky. Head upstream towards Redbud Island, or point your boat east towards downtown to view the burgeoning Austin skyline.

    Regular rental rates and rules apply. No reservations accepted. Kayaks and canoes only, sorry no SUPs. Last rental is at 9pm, due back by 10pm.

October

  • 10.01.17 - 10.31.17

    Yappy Hour- Every Tuesday!

     

     

    Join us for Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!

  • 10.01.17 - 10.31.17

    College Day @ The Dock

     

    Attention College Students: Bring a friend for a paddle on a Wednesday and get a buy one get one free special for the first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Both students must have valid student ID.

  • 10.05.17

    Full Moon Paddle

     

    Experience Lady Bird Lake like never before! Join Rowing Dock for a fun-filled night of moon gazing as we open our doors at night. From 8pm-10pm, enjoy paddling the best boats on Lady Bird Lake under the night sky. Head upstream towards Redbud Island, or point your boat east towards downtown to view the burgeoning Austin skyline.

    Regular rental rates and rules apply. No reservations accepted. Kayaks and canoes only, sorry no SUPs. Last rental is at 9pm, due back by 10pm.

  • 10.28.17

    Tales from the Yak - Spooky Guided Paddle

    Join us for a spooky night out on the lake! Venture out onto the lake with us and listen to stories of ghosts and monsters! 

    ***DETAILS AND TICKET SALES COMING SOON

  • 10.31.17

    Halloween Costume Paddle

    Join us for a Halloween Costume Paddle. Receive a second-hour free rental when you paddle in your costume! Our kayak graveyard will be set up for a great photo op! 

November

  • 11.01.17 - 11.30.17

    Yappy Hour- Every Tuesday!

     

     

    Join us for Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!

  • 11.01.17 - 11.30.17

    College Day @ The Dock

     

    Attention College Students: Bring a friend for a paddle on a Wednesday and get a buy one get one free special for the first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Both students must have valid student ID.

December

  • 12.01.17 - 12.31.17

    Yappy Hour- Every Tuesday!

     

     

    Join us for Yappy Hour All Day Every Tuesday at Rowing Dock. Bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!

  • 12.01.17 - 12.31.17

    College Day @ The Dock

     

    Attention College Students: Bring a friend for a paddle on a Wednesday and get a buy one get one free special for the first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards. Both students must have valid student ID.

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