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Wooldridge Square

Welcome to Wooldridge Square

Join us for a Reopening Celebration September 13-14, 2013.

Welcome to Wooldridge Grand Reopening

After a year of work by the Parks and Recreation Department to improve the lawn, trees, and historic bandstand, Wooldridge Square is ready to make her debut. Join us on September 13 & 14, 2013 as the Downtown Austin Alliance and partners present the reopening celebration of Wooldridge Square with a weekend of fun including family activities, live music, food vendors, and a special performance by Dale Watson on Friday and the Austin Symphony Big Band on Saturday.


Schedule of Events

Friday, September 13, 2013

Saturday, September 14, 2013


Food Vendors Include: Bestwurst, Chi'lantro, Coolhaus, Gourdough's, Hey Cupcake, Mmmpanadas

Glass, styrofoam, and smoking are not permitted in the park.


Check here for details on all events in downtown parks.

Event Sponsors & Partners

The Downtown Austin Alliance generously organized and funded the reopening event, in partnership with the City of Austin and Austin Parks Foundation. Special thanks to American Bank for sponsoring the September 14th Austin Symphony Performance. The following is a complete list of the businesses and organizations have helped to  support the Wooldridge Square Reopening:



Getting Here

Located at 900 Guadalupe in the northwest corner of downtown Austin, Wooldridge Square is easily accessible no matter how you choose to arrive.

  • Cars & Parking: On-street parking options are available throughout the area, and there are several garages in the vicinity. Travis County is offering free parking for the reopening events on Saturday, September 14th at their parking lot at the corner of Guadalupe and 10th directly east of the park, and at their parking lot at the corner of 10th and Lavaca next to the Constable Pct 5 building and University Savings Building.
    Click here for more parking information about parking downtown.
  • Transit: Wooldridge Square is conveniently accessible via Capital Metro services. To find the route that best serves you, use Cap Metro's Trip Planner. Enter your address as the starting point, and 900 Guadalupe St as the End Point. You can reach Cap Metro's GO Line at (512)474-1200.
  • Bicycles: If pedal-power is your vehicle of choice, we have you covered. Remember to bring your lock and use one of the racks near the park or library.
    Click here for more information on biking downtown.

Park Restoration Supporters

A special thanks to the following companies and organizations for their efforts and contributions towards the rejuvenation of Wooldridge Square.