Hey Siri, play “Graduation” by Vitamin C: 12 Venues for Graduation Parties in Austin


With spring time comes graduations. Whether your senior is preparing for high school or college graduation, both are milestones equally as important to celebrate! A graduation party is a great way to bring family and friends together to honor the years of academic work. In addition to celebrating with family, a graduation party can also serve as an opportunity for the graduate’s classmates to spend time together before moving on to the next chapter of their lives! Need graduation party ideas? We’ve put together a few venues for fun & games, casual parties, and dinners. Whether you’re having a small gathering or big blowout, our team has you covered with venues in Austin to fit any occasion!

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Host Your Graduation Party at Electric Shuffle
Full Venue Buyout at Electric Shuffle

Electric Shuffle

At Rainey Street’s Electric Shuffle cutting-edge technology meets social entertainment in a dynamic and vibrant setting. From craft cocktails and delightful sharing plates to mouth-watering pizza paddles, Electric Shuffle has an amazing selection of food and drinks. Your graduation party will have so much fun checking out the five different shuffleboard games. Each game offers a unique twist to the classic sport. From the fast-paced “Fastball” to the strategic “Triple 20,” there’s a game for every taste and skill level.

Host at Seven Grand
Pool Tables at Seven Grand

Seven Grand

Seven Grand is a curated whiskey bar with 400+ premium whiskeys in downtown Austin. The sprawling indoor space offers hunting-lodge vibes, pool tables, a long-wood grained bar, and stage. The patio is shared with sister bar Las Perlas which is also home to Caña Rum Bar. When rented together, it is a 3-concept space with 2 separate front entrances, 2 indoor bars, 1 outdoor bar, and a shared outdoor patio. Semi-private rentals are available for 20-75 guests, bar buyouts for up to 200 guests, or combined Seven Grand-Las Perlas buyouts for up to 300 guests. Invite a few friends or the entire fraternity to your graduation party at Seven Grand!

Host Your Graduation Party at Green Light Social + Benny's Room
“Main Squeeze” Vodka-Infused Juices at Green Light Social

Green Light Social + Benny’s Room

For the ultimate graduation party on West Sixth Street, look no further than Green Light Social and Benny’s Room. Rentals of Green Light Social can be semi-private for smaller parties or completely private with a venue buyout for 250 guests. Book the rooftop patio for stunning views of West Austin or Benny’s Room – the first-floor speakeasy for up to 40 guests. For 21+ graduation parties, make sure you get personalized “Main Squeeze” vodka-infused juices to celebrate your grad.

Host at Superstition
Full Venue Buyout at Superstition


Superstition, inspired by the disco clubs of the 1970s, is a dynamic 12,000 sqft multi-room event and entertainment space, transcending ordinary gatherings into extraordinary experiences. From turnkey events to high-production affairs, it caters to diverse production requirements. Why stop at a simple graduation party when you could throw a blowout graduation concert and dance party in Austin’s hottest club? You don’t have to have a huge group to host a party here though. Superstition has several smaller bars and spaces available for intimate groups, too.

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Host Your Graduation Party at Love Supreme Pizza
Patio at Love Supreme Pizza

Love Supreme Pizza

Love Supreme Pizza is an Austin treasure. A place where cool and hip vibes of the city converge with the artistry of pizza-making. To complement the fantastic pizza selection, Love Supreme offers a curated beverage menu. Craft beers, fine wines, and specialty cocktails can all be found. Love Supreme Pizza is not your average pizza joint—it’s a dynamic venue perfect for hosting your celebration.

Host at DrinkWell
Main Dining Room at DrinkWell


For the cocktail-loving graduate, look no further than DrinkWell. With multiple patios and a chef-driven menu, this restaurant just north of UT’s campus is perfect for parties for up to 200 guests. Raise a glass, savor the flavors, and revel in the company of friends and family as you create memories that will linger long after the night concludes. Cheers to an unforgettable graduation party at DrinkWell!

Host Your Graduation Party at Anthem
Hamilton Pool Room at Anthem


At Anthem, hosting an event is not just an occasion. It’s an immersive and personalized experience that reflects the essence of the vibrant community on Rainey Street. The restaurant’s tropical vibes pair perfectly with its pop-Asian cuisine. Anthem is the perfect spot to celebrate your grad. After all, the restaurant’s mission is to celebrate the journey taken and the journey still to come. The people you meet along the way and the people you have to leave behind.

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Host at Ranch 616
Ranch Water at Ranch 616

Ranch 616

Ranch 616 effortlessly combines laid-back charm with the vibrant energy of Austin. Upon arrival, guests are greeted by oversized neons, eclectic decor, and a collection of cacti. Originally opened in 1999, Ranch 616 is a legendary restaurant. It’s the birthplace of Ranch Water and an ice house serving up Southern, Gulf Coast, and Tex-Mex Cuisine. It’s the perfect venue for a graduation party with lots of out-of-state guests. It’s the perfect taste of Texas.

Host Your Graduation Party at Keepers
Lounge on the Patio at Keepers


Keepers is a cozy neighborhood restaurant featuring globally-inspired dishes made with fresh, local ingredients and sustainable seafood. Their bright and covered patio is the perfect spot to celebrate your graduate. It features misting fans for the summer months! Or you could pull up a seat at the raw bar and enjoy a rotating selection of fresh seafood. Not to mention their thoughtful list of wines, cocktails, and beers from Austin’s best local breweries.

Host at Wu Chow
Main Dining Room at Wu Chow

Wu Chow

Wu Chow brings authentic, farm-fresh, modern Chinese food to the heart of downtown Austin. They offer dishes representative of all eight styles of Chinese cuisine, as well as dim sum brunch service on Sundays. This stylish restaurant has two locations in Austin – both offer a fun tiki cocktail menu and a lively atmosphere. Combined with the delicious menu offerings, a grad party at Wu Chow is perfect for foodies of all ages.

Host Your Graduation Party at APT 115
Main Dining Room at APT 115

APT 115

APT 115 is a cozy venue in East Austin that boasts an epic wine list of small-production and low-intervention wines. Listen to vinyl records while dining on a six-course, chef-selected Prix Fixe menu. A full buyout of APT 115 is the perfect solution for an intimate graduation party for up to 30 guests.

Host at Iron Cactus
The Iconic Iron Cactus on 6th Street

Iron Cactus

For the margarita-loving graduate, we suggest downtown Austin’s Iron Cactus. In the heart of Sixth Street, this iconic venue invites you to host in a setting that blends modern sophistication with Southwestern charm. The Iron Cactus boasts a spacious and stylish interior, private dining areas, and a patio that overlooks the hustle and bustle of the street below. Immerse yourself in the lively energy of the city and the culinary delights of the Iron Cactus for an event that is as memorable as it is delicious.

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