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May 2018 brings Austin Record Convention, Texas Roller Derby, City-Wide Garage Sale and more to the Palmer Events Center

May 3, 2018


Spring is full swing, and for the PEC (Palmer Events Center), it’s full speed ahead! Thirteen different events will keep the facility humming throughout the month.

From May 18 through May 20, the Palmer Events Center will host the 2018 Austin Record Convention. Go to for more information. In addition, the City of Austin’s Planning and Development Review Department will host a CodeNEXT public hearing on May 1 (; the City-Wide Garage Sale returns to the Palmer Events Center on May 26 and May 27; go to for more details. Also, Maker Faire Austin will host the 2017 Austin Maker Faire on May 5 and May 6; go to for more information.

The National Physique Committee USA will host the 2018 NPC Adela Garcia Classic on May 26. For more information, go to In addition, the Texas Department of Information Resources will present their 2018 DIR Information Security Forum on May 23 and May 24 (; the 2018 AAA Annual Trade Show will take place on May 8 (; the 2018 Life Time Tri Cap Tex Triathlon commences on May 28 (; the Coastal Conservation Association will host the 2018 CCA Austin Annual Banquet on May 10 (; and the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department will hold their 2018 Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration on May 16 (

One sporting event calls the Palmer Events Center home in May – TXRD Texas Roller Derby action returns on May 19. Go to for more information.

Over ninety percent of the scheduled events represent repeat business – reinforcing the Palmer Events Center’s reputation as a dynamic meetings facility.

Looking ahead to June, fourteen total events are booked at the Palmer Events Center.

Nearly 3 million people have attended 1,000+ events at the 131,000-square foot Palmer Events Center since it opened in 2002. Events at both the Convention Center and the Palmer Events Center and their websites can be accessed at