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Palmer Events Center to Host Rodeo Austin Gala, Austin Marathon Expo and More in February 2020

February 7, 2020

AUSTIN, Texas – Approximately 55,000 attendees are scheduled to visit Palmer Events Center (PEC) in February 2020, spread throughout 13 events, nearly doubling PEC’s number of attendees from the month of January.

Four on the Floor, LLC will host the 2020 Texas Roller Derby on Feb. 1; the City of Austin African American Heritage Network will host the Employee Black History Program on Feb. 5; Rodeo Austin will host the 2020 Rodeo Austin Gala on Feb. 8; Integral Care will host the 2020 Central Texas African American Family Support Conference Feb. 11 and 12; High Five Events, LLC will host the 2020 Austin Marathon Expo Feb. 14 and 15; Wekfest International will host Wekfest Austin 2020 on Feb. 16; the City of Austin Energy Department will host the 2020 AE Regional Science Festival Feb. 20 through Feb. 22; Austin Family News Magazine will host the Summer Camp Fair Feb. 23; the Texas Board of Law Examiners will host the 2020 Texas Bar Examinations Feb. 25 through Feb. 27; and Four on the Floor, LLC will host another 2020 Texas Roller Derby event on Feb. 29.

Looking ahead to March 2020, SXSW is coming and Palmer Events Center will be packed with gamers and health experts for the festival’s Gaming and Wellness Expos. The 2020 Austin Spring Home and Garden Show, which is expected to bring close to 10,000 people, will also take place in March.

Nearly 4 million people have attended 1,200+ 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 www.austinconventioncenter.com.

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For more information contact: Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager 512.404.4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov

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