Austin Brewery and Distillery Tours Worth Checking Out

Posted on July 17, 2015 in Community Events, General | Leave a Comment

Deep Eddy

One of the perks of a city filled with foodies, makers and craftsmen of every stripe is the fact that there’s never a shortage of amazing food and drinks to be enjoyed. As Austin has established its place at the forefront of American cuisine in recent years, local beer and spirit makers have begun taking…

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Summer Fun: The Best Events in Austin Summer 2015

Posted on July 13, 2015 in Community Events, General | Leave a Comment


With the 4th of July behind us and Labor Day quite a few weeks away, we’re squarely in the dog days of summer here in the heart of Texas. Luckily for locals and visitors alike, though, there’s so much to do that it’s almost impossible to narrow down the best events in Austin. Here, we’ve…

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Favorites in the 512: What Are the Best Patios in Austin?

Posted on June 30, 2015 in Community Events, General | Leave a Comment

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Each spring, when the bluebonnets have once again blanketed Austin’s green spaces and the evenings start getting longer, it’s almost like a big bell rings in the sky, declaring the beginning of what’s known around town as “patio season.” Given the city’s endless array of food trucks, cafes, bars and eateries galore, there’s never a…

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Favorites in the 512: Where’s the Best Brunch in Austin?

Posted on June 17, 2015 in Community Events, General | Leave a Comment

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Austin doesn’t mess around when it comes to food. Home to America’s best BBQ joint, a slew of tex-mex havens and a host of inventive chefs doing incredible things with locally-sourced ingredients straight from the heart of Texas, we’re no slouch in the deliciousness department. And given our laid-back sense of joie de vivre, it’s…

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17 Austin Summer Fun Ideas for Beating the Heat

Posted on June 2, 2015 in Community Events, General | Leave a Comment

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Our fair city is a lot of amazing things, but “temperate in the summer” isn’t one of them. Luckily, we’ve got plenty of Austin summer fun ideas for beating the heat while the temps are over 90 (and 100, for that matter). Scroll on down for a host of ways to keep cool all the…

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Spring Has Sprung: The Best April-May Events in Austin

Posted on April 21, 2015 in Community Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

LifeWorks Austin White Party

It’s that time of year: the bluebonnets are back, the sweaters are tucked away and it’s officially drinks-on-the-patio season. With such amazing temperatures and community events and diversions galore, we couldn’t help but compile a list of the most awesome April-May events in Austin, from a charity bash and a comedy fest to Sunday afternoons…

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A Perfectly Classic Company Party

Posted on March 3, 2015 in Corporate Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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We’ve planned and produced a lot of corporate events in our day, and we have to say, the art of throwing a classic company party never gets old. And with the arrival of a bustling, drop-dead gorgeous new hotel smack in the middle of downtown Austin (namely, the JW Marriott), we’re taking on more galas,…

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A Cool Corporate Event with Artistic Austin Charm

Posted on February 28, 2015 in General | Leave a Comment

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One of our favorite hotel management clients recently celebrated its 30th anniversary, and we couldn’t help but roll out all the stops with a cool corporate event. Taking over one of Austin’s greatest hotels, we drenched the space in a casual Austin vibe, with modern twists on Texas classics and a general air of awesomeness….

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A, Like, Totally Awesome 80s Party

Posted on February 25, 2015 in Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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When one of our frequent corporate clients asked us to plan a totally awesome 80s party to help break in the new JW Marriott in downtown Austin this month, we decided to make like Marty McFly and go all the way back in time. Transforming a beautiful modern ballroom into a neon-drenched prom scene straight…

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Big Night: Oscar Party Planning Tips

Posted on February 20, 2015 in General | Leave a Comment

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The 87th annual Academy Awards season is upon us, culminating in the big show this Sunday night. Whether you’ve been following the nominations from the very start or just want to check out the couture on the red carpet, we’ve got a trio of Oscar party planning tips to cap your weekend off right. Roll…

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So Austin-tatious: An Austin-Inspired Wedding

Posted on February 11, 2015 in Kennedy Weddings, Weddings | Leave a Comment

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The best memories in life come from those moments in which we’re truly ourselves — when pretense falls away, when we stop worrying about rules and expectations, when we’re truly doing what we love with the people we adore. That’s a perfect way to describe Caren and Kent’s Austin-inspired wedding, held at Star Hill Ranch…

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Pretty in Pink: A Wedding to Remember

Posted on February 3, 2015 in Kennedy Weddings, Weddings | Leave a Comment

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“I believe in pink,” Audrey Hepburn has been quoted as saying. “I believe in kissing, kissing a lot…. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls…. (and) I believe in miracles.” Indeed, Laura and Trey’s big day last May lived up to the screen legend’s words and then some, positively drenched in pink flowers and…

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A Tremendously Tasty Corporate Event

Posted on February 1, 2015 in Corporate Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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Sometimes through our corporate events, we’re given an opportunity to help professionals in high-pressure environments let their hair down a little. And last week, we got to give one of our clients the chance to apply their scientific know-how to something a little more free-form than what they do in the lab all day. We…

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Need Super Bowl Party Ideas? Game On!

Posted on January 27, 2015 in Corporate Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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On Sunday, February 1, it’s game time in Glendale, Arizona, as well as in living rooms and sports bars across the nation as Super Bowl XLIX commences, pitting the New England Patriots against the Seattle Seahawks. Whether you’re way into pigskin or couldn’t care less, we’ve got some Super Bowl party ideas to help your…

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A Classic Texas Wedding in Horseshoe Bay

Posted on January 21, 2015 in Kennedy Weddings, Weddings | Leave a Comment

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When Alex and RW told us they were getting married on the exact four-year anniversary of the day they’d first met, we knew their big day was going to be something special. Pulling together a classic Texas wedding in Horseshoe Bay was a snap, thanks to the exquisite taste and easygoing nature of these two…

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A Glitzy, Ritzy Destination Wedding

Posted on January 16, 2015 in Kennedy Weddings, Weddings | Leave a Comment

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When a cute couple asks us to pull together the destination wedding of their dreams, we can’t help but oblige.  And when the bride is one of our former interns-turned-office managers, the mission to make everything perfect becomes even more personal. That was the order of the day when we got the call from Somer…

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The Big Reveal: Check Out Our New Office!

Posted on January 14, 2015 in Corporate Events, General, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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It’s been a long time coming, and the day is finally here: it’s time to show off our new office! We moved in last week, keeping all our events humming throughout the transition and never missing a beat, even in the midst of a rainy, wintry cold snap. Squarely situated in south Austin, we’re already…

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A Perfect Holiday Celebration in the Heart of Downtown Austin

Posted on January 9, 2015 in Corporate Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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One of Austin’s most prominent property tax firms approached us a few months ago, asking us to help them plan the perfect holiday celebration. For an elegant but laid-back blend of cozy evening festivities set against the vibrant backdrop of downtown Austin, we knew the perfect place: Brazos Hall. We transformed the space into a…

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New Office Update: Color & Carpet

Posted on January 5, 2015 in Corporate Events, General, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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Happy new year, everyone! Our first new office update of 2015 is bursting at the seams with excitement. We’re inching ever closer to calling our new space “home” — while we were relaxing with loved ones over the holidays, our reno crew was hard at work, getting our sweet new south Austin space ready to…

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Posted on December 27, 2014 in Company, Corporate Events, Kennedy Creative Events | Leave a Comment

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Ah, the office holiday party. It can range from a white elephant gift exchange in the break room to an after-hours winter wonderland of music, cocktails and decadent ambience — the perfect year-end reward for twelve months of incredibly hard work. For our clients, we naturally prefer the latter. So, that’s exactly what we whipped…

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