Austin Entertains

May 4th, 2017 at Brazos Hall

VIP Reception 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.  •  General Admission 7:00 – 10:00 P.M.

The Junior League of Austin is pleased to present Austin Entertains, a culinary experience led by Austin’s greatest female chefs will be held at Brazos Hall on May 4, 2017. Join us for tastings from the women who are leading Austin’s culinary scene, libations from local mixologists, and music from DJ Mel. All funds raised through this event will benefit The Junior League of Austin’s programs including Coats for Kids,  FIT- Food in Tummies, and more than 30 local community non-profits.


Austin Entertains – VIP Ticket: $160 

  • Enjoy early bird admission to VIP lounge, a special cocktail reception from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with passed hor d’oeurves, access to bubbles service throughout the event, early entrance to the Grand Tasting, complimentary valet and a VIP gift bag.

Purchase VIP tickets here. 

Austin Entertains – General Admission Ticket: $85

Enjoy tastings, cocktails, and music from DJ Mel! Ticket includes:

  • Gourmet samplings from over a dozen of Austin’s finest chefs
  • Access to our rooftop dessert lounge
  • A variety of wine tastings to sip and savor
  • Craft beer and specialty cocktails
  • Fun games, prizes, and various giveaways
  • Take-home gifts provided by Sprinkles Cupcakes and UberEATS

Purchase General Admission tickets here. 

Purchase Austin Entertains merchandise and take home a piece of the event​ decor and support the JLA’s mission. Coming Soon!


April 30, 2017 at Juliet Ristorante

6:00 – 8:00 P.M. 

A pre-event, Macaron & Merlot, will be held on April 30, 2017, at Juliet Ristorante. Ten female pastry chefs will compete for the best macaron while some of Austin’s most experienced Sommeliers pair these delicious creations with delightful sips of their favorite merlot. Guests will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite macaron of the evening.

Prepare to treat yourself to the signature flavors that make Austin the entertaining destination it is today!

Macaron & Merlot  General Admission: $50 SOLD OUT

  • Enjoy macaron and wine tastings and event festivities.





Mary Grace Mooney, Spring Events Chair 2016-17

Natalie Sheridan, Spring Events Chair Elect 2016-17 


*This is a 21 and over event. Valid ID is required for all attendees. No children or infants permitted.

By attending Macaron & Merlot and Austin Entertains you authorize The Junior League of Austin to use your image in any photos taken at the event for any lawful purpose including, but not limited to marketing and promotional purposes.



Download our press release here.

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please contact The Junior League of Austin Fund Development Vice President at

Download our sponsorship brochure here.