Palm Door on Sabine and Palm Door on 6th.

Frequent QuestionsPalm Door on Sabine

  1. Q: I would like to schedule a site visit how do I do this?

    A: Please fill out our contact form or call us 512.391.1994

  2. Q: What is your capacity?

    A: We hold 250 standing, including our back patio area. In the main room alone, we comfortably seat 150.

  3. Q: I would like to book my event and hold the room. How do I do this?

    A: After viewing the venue, a signed contract and 50% of the room rental fee is required to book the date. All other costs will be due 2 weeks prior to your event.

  4. Q: What is included in this rate?

    A: Rates are quoted for a 10-hour room rental of our venue, including bridal room, patio and bar area. It also includes an on-site manager. Furniture for up to 150 guests is also included.

  5. Q: I have never put an event together before. What services can the event staff at Palm Door handle for me?

    A: We can handle every aspect of your event from booking a band to hiring valet companies with a fee of 30% on each service. You may hire other vendors or coordinators on your own if you wish, or we are happy to provide a list of our preferred vendors. We typically will handle all furniture and linen orders, including handling delivery and set-up, tear down and load out.

  6. Q: I have lots of decoration ideas for my event. What are the décor policies?

    A: Yes, we love to see our venue dressed up for each event. Decor is allowed, please ask for our guidelines.

  7. Q: Who is your onsite caterer and how do I get in touch with them?

    A: Palm Door on Sabine is proud to offer Pink Avocado as our in-house caterer. Sample menus from Pink Avocado can be viewed at

  8. Q: Can I bring in an outside caterer?

    A: Outside catering is subject to approval by Palm Door on Sabine and is subject to additional Outside Catering fee of $350 and an outside catering agreement.

  9. Q: Can I bring in my own bartenders?

    A: Pink Avocado coordinates all beverage and bar related staffing for Palm Door on Sabine.

  10. Q: May I bring my own alcohol on the day of my event?

    A: We are a licensed venue so all alcohol must be sourced and served through our friends at Pink Avocado. Our coordinators would love to talk with you about our different alcohol package options!

  11. Q: Is there a kitchen onsite for outside caterers?

    A: Caterer’s do not have access to Pink Avocado’s kitchen. However, we can designate a space for them to prep.

  12. Q: Does the Palm Door have reserved parking?

    A: No, the Palm Door does not have its own parking lot. There are meters, paid parking lots & the Austin Convention Center garage close by.

  13. Q: May we hire a valet service?

    A: Yes, many clients choose to hire a valet service.

  14. Q: Where may we load equipment in?

    A: There are two ramps at the Palm Door. We have one located on the north side of the building, and another at the south side. The north ramp is the preferred ramp to be used by vendors, as it leads directly into the main room.

  15. Q: Do you have a sound system, audio/video equipment or PA in house?

    A: Palm Door does not own any audio/video equipment. We can rent any equipment you need for your event and handle all deliveries and set-up for an additional coordination fee.

  16. Q: I would like to have a band play at my event. Do you have the electric capacity and space to accommodate?

    A: Yes, we have had many live bands and DJs play all types of events. You may also have live bands and/or music play on the back patio.

  17. Q: I am interested in having my wedding ceremony and reception in the same place. Are we able to do both at Palm Door on Sabine?

    A: Yes, we have both the ceremony and reception in the Palm Door often. Typically, we set up the room theater style for the ceremony, then have a cocktail and appetizer area out on the back patio while hired staff handles flipping the room into a reception style set-up. This usually takes no more then 30 minutes.