Serving The Iconic Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

With the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center in Austin, we’re able to do this by offering unique venue & menu options for every client that walks through our doors.
Serving The Iconic Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

When planning a special
event, there are many things one must consider to make sure the occasion is
perfect and memorable. Together with the
in Austin,
Texas we’re able to do this by offering unique venue and menu options for every
client that walks through our doors. Rosemary’s
Catering first started catering services at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center in
1990. It is a particularly amazing venue for a diverse range of events, and
we’re honored to support more than 600+ events here each year. We strive on
every occasion to present guests with innovative and captivating dishes that
excite just as much as the 10 unique venue spaces.

The
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center has hosted the Texas Exes Association since 1965 and
is located just across the street from the Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial
Stadium on The University of Texas at Austin campus. With up to 10 individually
bookable spaces, there is a perfect venue option for every event type. Whether you’relooking
to host a corporate meeting, a nonprofit gala, a social dinner, reunion, or an
intimate wedding, the Etter-Harbin has spaces that will fit every needall of
your needs, while our chefs have the menus to delight every
palate. 

The Etter-Harbin Interior

The Etter-Harbin
Alumni Center underwent a major $7+ million donor-funded renovation and
addition between 1988 and 1990 that tripled its original size in 1965, and made
possible a unique capability to host large events. The entire center can hold
up to 1,500 people for a banquet or 2,500 for a reception. The beautiful guest spaces
available for rent include: the Main Lounge
& Concourses, The Legends Room, The John Jackson & Kate Jackson Rooms,
The Connally Ballroom, The Schmidt, Nowotny & Oneal Rooms, and The Cowboy
Pavilion. Each location has the appropriate space and ambiance to accommodate
your events’ unique needs, palate, and budget.

For
Beautiful Ballroom Galas to Rustic Reunions & Intimate Weddings!



The Main Lounge & Concourses house authentic cowhide chairs, leather
couches, marble coffee tables, rustic chandeliers, and a Lorenzo Ghiglieri
bronzed buffalo statue to set the tone for the perfect reunion space.  With lofted ceilings, weddings up to 150
guests are accommodated for full banquet seating on the Concourse, cocktail
hour space in the Main Lounge, and existing dance floor space on the exquisite
marble floors.

Main Etter-Harbin Alumni Lounge

With
museum quality paintings hung in the large rotunda foyer space, The Connally
Ballroom adjoins the Main Lounge & Concourses by a flight of stairs and the
Central Porch via the Rotunda. With three large outdoor chandeliers on the
Central Porch, a crisp white vaulted ceiling Rotunda, to the 5,600 square foot
ballroom with 270 degrees of floor to ceiling windows awash in natural light,
this space is perfect for large gatherings of 420 seated or reception-style for
600+.


or email
to start planning your next event at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.
We’re here to help make your event dreams come true, and event options within
the venue’s 10 spaces are endless. Special rental rates are available for
members of the Texas Exes and 501(C)(3) nonprofits.  Our
Austin team has been operating locally since 1972, and served nearly 500K meals
in 2016 while catering more than 1,000 events, so we have the experience and
expertize to handle events of all types and sizes, like you next grand
occasion!