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The Shoal Creek Social – September 1-15, 2023

The Shoal Creek Social is Shoal Creek Conservancy’s largest, annual celebration and fundraising event, and it’s coming to you this year with a free, family-friendly activities along the Shoal Creek Trail.

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Creekside Hangouts

Back again for the 4th year in a row – the Creekside Hangouts are 2 weekends of free, family-friendly games, giveaways, and outdoor fun along the Shoal Creek Trail. Make-your-own native seed packet, take the Shoal Creek Audio Walking Tour, spoil your dog with treats and a bandana, enjoy snacks and cold beverages and more. No registration is needed – just stop by between 9am-1pm.

Join us to learn, celebrate and explore Shoal Creek!

Saturday, September 2nd, 9am-1pm at the Austin Central Library patio on Shoal Creek

Saturday, September 9th, 9am-1pm at Northwest District Park

SCC’s 10-Year Birthday Bash

Join us for the final event of the 2023 Shoal Creek Social and the kick-off into Shoal Creek Conservancy’s 10th year as an organization!  SCC was founded in fall 2013, so we’re celebrating 10 Years with a Birthday Bash at Austin Beerworks. The Bash will include party games, cupcakes, a highlight reel from the last 10 years, and more. This event is free to attend and open to the public. Austin Beerworks is a kid and dog-friendly venue, so bring all of your little ones, furry and otherwise. Food & drinks will be available for purchase.

Friday, September 15th, 5pm-8pm at Austin Beerworks


The Shoal Creek Social is our largest, annual fundraiser. During this 2-week campaign, we organize free events to introduce folks to Shoal Creek & SCC’s programs. We appreciate donations that will support our year-round work for the Creek and Trail.

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Explore Shoal Creek 

Learn more about Shoal Creek through maps, family activities like the Scavenger Hunt, and the dual-language Shoal Creek Audio Walking Tour!

Shoal Creek Audio Walking Tour

Recorrido Narrado De Shoal Creek


You can show your support for Shoal Creek by attending an upcoming event, subscribing to our monthly newsletter, or continuing to support our work with a monthly donation.

Become A Sponsor

View the 2023 Shoal Creek Social Sponsorship Packet here, or submit an inquiry below.