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Palmer Events Center to Host 2021 Build Expo, Le Garage Boutique Sale and More in August

August 6, 2021

AUSTIN, Texas – The Palmer Events Center will have a busy August as it prepares to host eight events throughout the month, including the 2021 Build Expo and Le Garage Boutique Sale, among others. The eight events scheduled to take place in August are estimated to bring in 13,700 people to the Palmer Events Center.

The 2021 Build Expo, “America’s premier building and construction show,” will take place Aug. 11-12 and will bring in an estimated 1,500 guests (buildexpousa.com). The 2021 Modern Nirvana Conference, which “invites you to explore the latest innovations in biohacking and consciousness,” will take place Aug. 13-14 and is estimated to bring in close to 1,000 guests (modernnirvana.com/conference). Aug. 14-15, the City-Wide Vintage Sale will once again bring in an estimated 4,000 vintage shoppers to the Palmer Events Center (citywidevintagesale.com).

On Aug. 21, Vision Star Entertainment Inc. will host the 2021 Rocks Supplement NPC Show of Champions and Fit Expo at Palmer Events Center, bringing in an estimated 1,000 guests for the bodybuilding competition (texasbodybuildingcontests.com). On Aug. 22, Slammedenuff Texas 2021 is expected to bring in 1,200 car enthusiasts (slammedenuff.com). On Aug. 24, the Coastal Conservation Association will host the CCA Austin Annual Banquet for an estimated 1,000 attendees (ccatexas.org).

Le Garage Boutique Sale will return to the Palmer Events Center Aug. 28-29 and is expected to host close to 2,500 shoppers (legaragesale.net). For the final event in August at the Palmer Events Center, the Austin Model Railway Society will host the 2021 Austin Train Show Aug. 28-29, featuring more than 25,000 square feet of model railroading for an estimated 1,500 guests (austintrainshow.org).

The Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center are operated by the Austin Convention Center Department, a division of the City of Austin. The Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD) continues to adhere to all City of Austin, Travis County, State of Texas, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations.

The Palmer Events Center is proud to have achieved both Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation and LEED Gold certification, demonstrating the facility’s commitment to health and safety and energy and environmental design, respectively.

The monthly event calendar for the Palmer Events Center can be found at www.palmereventscenter.com and more information about the Austin Convention Center Department’s safety procedures can be found here.

For more information contact:

Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist 512.404.4021 or derick.hackett@austintexas.gov

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager 512.404.4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov