Book us for your party or private event.

With classic nightclub décor, craft cocktails, and a great catering menu, The Highball is Austin’s premier private event venue for groups from 25-200. Let our staff create a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience or an upscale celebration for your group.

Event Options 

The Highball is perfect for team outings, business meetings, fundraisers, holiday parties, birthdays, and wedding events. The Highball is available for partial or full venue buy-outs and our space can accommodate 25-200 guests for private events. The enclosed patio is perfect for smaller groups and karaoke rooms can be included in your package. The Highball can be set up for seated dining, cocktails and mingling, or standing room only.

Bring the Fun

The Highball has a huge range of private party options. Pair a Highball event with a film screening at the adjacent Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.  Hosted karaoke is available on stage in our lounge, or guests can rock out in one of our seven themed karaoke rooms.  In addition, we partner with some of the best entertainers in town and can add a great interactive element for your group.  Our in-house interactive hosts can bring you themed dance parties, raunchy bingo games and Geeks Who Drink offers interactive trivia.  Photo booths and other amenities can be arranged through our event managers.

Food and Beverage

The Highball offers some of Austin’s best cocktails, hand crafted and designed by the talented and knowlegable Highball bartenders. We boast 22 craft beers on tap. The Highball catering menu is served buffet style and options include both Alamo Drafthouse and Highball favorites. Brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner options are available for private events.

Audio Visuals

We offer full theatrical lighting and projection in our main stage area, with an experienced A/V technician in the booth. Use of all in-house A/V equipment is included in venue rental.

WANT MORE INFORMATION ON RENTING THE HIGHBALL LOUNGE AND PATIO FOR A PRIVATE PARTY? EMAIL CHRISTEN HONG AT AUSTIN.RENTALS@DRAFTHOUSE.COM OR CALL 512-861-7084. 

FOR KARAOKE RESERVATIONS, PLEASE GO TO OUR RESERVATIONS PAGE HERE.

Contact Us

If you’d like to rent The Highball for a private event, contact Christen Hong at 512-861-7084 or send her an e-mail.

Hours of Operation
Monday - Wednesday 4pm - 12am
Thursday - Friday 4pm - 2am
Saturday 1pm - 2am
Sunday 1pm - 12am
Age Policies
18+ all day
21+ after 9PM
Private karaoke rooms are 21+
The Highball Venue Rental

With an experienced team of event planners and caterers on staff, The Highball and the Alamo Drafthouse's private events team can help you plan your next meeting or event.

Types of events we specialize in include corporate daytime meetings and team building outings, customer appreciation events, holiday parties and more! The Highball is also available for weddings, rehearsal dinners, receptions, fundraising events, fraternity and sorority events and for any type of event you'd like our assistance in planning and coordinating! Contact us today for more information.