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Travis County Expo Center

The Travis County Expo Center is a multipurpose facility located fifteen minutes from downtown Austin. The center is situated on 128 acres and includes the Luedecke Arena, the Skyline Club, Show Barn, and the Banquet Hall. Numerous events are held at the Travis County Expo Center. Events such as car shows, circuses, dog shows, and formal banquets have attracted thousands of people to its facilities. The Travis County Expo Center has over 20,000 square feet of banquet space and has a Skyline Club for special or private events. The Skyline Club is a private room with a parquet dance floor, two bars, and a panoramic view of the downtown Austin skyline. The Banquet Hall at the Travis County Expo Center is one of the biggest meeting rooms in the city. The hall is 15,000 feet of column free open space. The banquet hall is used for exhibits, graduations, seminars, conferences, lectures, and large elaborate parties. The hall has a full complete sound system and two dressing room areas. The most attractive feature of the hall is that it can accommodate up to one thousand people. Travis County Expo Center has their own exclusive in-house caterer that can provide food and beverage services. Security services for events are also administered through the center.

The Luedecke Arena is the second biggest facility at the Travis County Expo Center. The arena floor is enveloped by stadium seating composed of concrete and steel. In the stadium seating area, the arena can accommodate up to 6,400 people but there is additional seating on the arena floor that can hold another 3,000 people. At full capacity, almost ten thousand people can gather in the Leudecke Arena. The span of the arena is 25,000 square feet and it features a 9,000 square foot exhibit area.

The largest facility in the Travis County Expo Center is the Show Barn. The area is a covered arena that is famous for livestock and horse shows. Sheep and hog pens, metal horse stalls, wash racks, and 30,000 square feet of area dedicated to grooming makes it the perfect facility in Austin to have a traditional livestock or horse related event. The Rodeo is the Show Barn's most popular event and draws crowds from all over the United States who want to experience the show. Other events such as company parties and fish fries are held at the Show Barn. The barn has an open-air design that makes it comfortable and economical for use throughout the summer and spring seasons. The four biggest events at the Travis County Expo Center is the Star of Texas Rodeo, ROT Biker Rally, Austin Maker Faire, and Austin State Fair.

Some of the past events at the Travis County Expo Center have included the Monster Truck Show, Longhorn Triathlon, and Xtreme Fight Championship show. There are a myriad of services available to those who attend one of the events at the center. The services include food and beverages, an experienced staff that can assist with event planning, and R.V. Hook-ups.

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