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February 2018 brings Carnaval Brasiliero 2018, 2018 Rodeo Austin Gala and more to the Palmer Events Center

February 1, 2018

2018 Rodeo Gala

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

Carnaval Brasiliero returns to the Palmer Events Center on February 10 and February 11 – over 7,000 participants get into the spirit of the South American festival, Austin-style! Go to www.CarnavalAustin.com for more information.

One consumer show highlights the Palmer Event Center’s February schedule – the 2018 Austin Marathon Expo, running from February 16 through February 17 (www.youraustinmarathon.com).

In addition, the Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo will host their 2018 Rodeo Austin Gala on February 3 (www.staroftexasrodeo.com); the African American Heritage Network will host their 2018 Employee Black History Program on February 7; Austin Travis County Integral Care will present its Central Texas African American Family Support Conference on February 27 and February 28 (www.integralcare.org); and the Austin Independent School District will host the 2018 Urban Education Team 2.0 event on February 7 (www.austinisd.org).

One sporting event calls the Palmer Events Center home in February – Texas Roller Derby action returns to the Palmer Events Center on February 25. Go to www.txrd.com for more information.

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

Looking ahead to March, the PEC shows no slowing down as nine 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 www.austinconventioncenter.com.

For more information, contact:
Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager, Palmer Events Center
(512) 404-4020 or terri.mcbride@austintexas.gov