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July 4th Annual Fireworks Paddle

July 4th Annual Fireworks Paddle

July 4 @ 7:15 pm

Celebrate Independence Day from the water! Be dazzled by the fireworks display over Lady Bird Lake from the best seat in the house – your boat! Late night rentals of kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddle boards are by reservation with prepayment only. Get your tickets here and don't wait. This event sells out every year! ... Read moreJuly 4th Annual Fireworks Paddle

July 4th Holiday Weekend

July 4th Holiday Weekend

July 4 @ 7:45 pm

Rowing Dock will be open for regular hours of operation every day over the holiday weekend (7:30 am- 8:30 pm) but will be closing early on Thursday, July 4th for our annual Fireworks Paddle. On July 4th, last boats must be on the water before 6:00 pm and all regular rentals must return to the ... Read moreJuly 4th Holiday Weekend


Paddle for Puppies

Paddle For Puppies 2019

August 25 @ 7:00 am

Join us for the 8th Annual Paddle for Puppies event on Sunday, August 25th, 2019.  Participants can use their own Lady Bird Lake approved watercraft (Kayaks, Canoes, or Stand Up Paddleboards) for this event or rent one from Rowing Dock.  100% of the proceeds from this event benefits Austin Pets Alive!'s Parvo Puppy Program. Registration ... Read morePaddle For Puppies 2019


SUP it UP for Cancer 2019

SUP it UP for Cancer 2019

September 22 @ 8:30 am

SUP it UP for CANCER will be holding its third annual group paddle boarding and kayaking event benefiting the Breast Cancer Resource Center (BCRC)! This event will be at Rowing Dock on Lady Bird Lake on Sunday, September 22nd, to kick off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. BCRC is the only nonprofit organization in Central ... Read moreSUP it UP for Cancer 2019

Austin Events on Lady Bird Lake

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 – Wednesdays show your valid student ID’s to get BOGO first hour on single kayaks and stand up paddle boards.
  • Yappy Hour –  Tuesdays bring your furry friend and get your second hour rental for FREE!
  • 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.