Gardens

The Carleen Bright Arboretum

The Carleen Bright Arboretum extends over 16 acres that are home to lovely botanical gardens. Known as the “Jewel of Woodway” it boasts a certified Monarch Way-station, a koi pond, fountains, meditation garden, the Todd Willis Nature Trail that winds through native woodlands suitable for all explorers and much more. The Carleen Bright Arboretum is the perfect setting for weddings, picnics, and adventure. Come enjoy one of the many city hosted events here at the property!

The Pavilion Event Center at the Carleen Bright Arboretum

The premier destination in Central Texas for life’s special moments – weddings, private parties, or corporate events. The Pavilion at the Arboretum is a state-of-the-art 10,000 square foot venue designed for all occasions, and offers you an opportunity to brings the outdoors inside. The large, floor to ceiling windows take you out of the hustle and bustle and wrap you in nature. Surrounded by beautiful grounds, it is the perfect space for weddings, corporate events, and large parties.

Capacity: 360

Grandy Gazebo & Event Lawn at the Carleen Bright Arboretum

This stunning and natural outdoor event location offers the perfect amount of structure and flexibility to bring any event to reality. Whether dreaming of a quaint ceremony or a lavish affair, this unique event lawn holds historic charm with striking scenic views. Picture a wedding reception set against breath-taking scenery, and beautiful seasonal color.

Capacity: 300

Whitehall Tourist Center

Whitehall Tourist & Community Center

The Whitehall Center offers a smaller, more traditional and intimate setting for community events.  The space features gorgeous stained glass windows at either end of the room.

Capacity: 70

Woodway Family Center

The Woodway Family Center (WFC) has been a memorable part of the Woodway community for the past thirty years providing kid activities & fun! The WFC strives to promote a family atmosphere while providing a place for children to learn the basics of competition and fundamentals in various sports, with an emphasis on fun and sportsmanship. The space is available to rent out for parties or other events.

Private Rental Information

Steps to Rent Venues:

1. Call 254.399.9204 or email events@woodwaytexas.gov to check venue availability

2. Complete Rental Contract (must be signed by Facilities Director and Lessee)

3. Provide Deposit (as determined by contract)

4. Provide Liability Insurance when applicable

5. Coordinate with Operations Staff for planning details (floorplans, agendas, security, AV needs…etc)

Contact Us

For more information on any of the locations, please inquire below.

1 Pavilion Way
Woodway, TX 76712

254.399.9204

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