The Floating Flamingo: 2017 Lake Austin Boat Cruise

April 26, 2017by Brian Talley

The Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce will host “The Floating Flamingo,” its 2017 Lake Austin Boat Cruise, on Thursday, April 27, 2017 on Lake Austin in West Austin.

The cruise will depart from Walsh Landing (Oyster’s Landing Marina,) off of Lake Austin Boulevard in Tarrytown, and includes food, drink, and entertainment. Food includes homemade gumbo and handcrafted pizzas “whipped up by funny man Jimmy Tibbs.” The event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tickets are $45 for general admission, with tickets for members of the Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce discounted to $35.  Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce website. No tickets will be available at the dock.

The theme is Floating Flamingo, and guests who wear pink will have a chance to receive prizes and “extra goodies.” In fact, according to the Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce Facebook page, “The more pink you wear, the greater your chances of winning a prize.”

Promoters are encouraging newcomers: “There will also be plenty of adult beverages to aid you in getting to know your fellow boaters.”

The annual event is sponsored by Metro Massage, Full Sail Brewing Company, Classic Forms and Products, Inc., Edward Jones, Red River Whiskey, Brazos Gin, Western Son Texas Vodka, and Blue Lacy Texas Whiskey.

The event is help in partnership with Benchmark Bank, Granduca Hotels, and Northstar Bank.

Visit the Westlake Hills Chamber of Commerce website to purchase tickets and for more information.