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square-foot event space at The Dell Dia-
mond baseball field that can accommodate
320 people. Fern Bluff Community Center
accommodates between 24 and 275 guests.
The Baca Center has a ballroom, meeting
rooms, billiards room and other spaces, and
is next to Round Rock Amphitheater, which
is suitable for outdoor concerts and events.
There are also numerous classrooms, com-
puter rooms and event spaces on the Round
Rock campus of Texas State University.
Hotels with meeting space include Austin
Marriott North Conference Center at Round
Rock, with 15 meeting rooms in 14,000
square feet and space for up to 700 for re-
ceptions. Holiday Inn Round Rock has a
16-person boardroom and banquet seating
for up to 250. Wingate by Wyndham Con-
ference Center has more than 15,000 square
feet of event space, with a reception capac-
ity of up to 360.
There's much going on in San Marcos, ac-
cording to Denise Pardo, destination services
manager for TourSanMarcos. "Opening in Jan-
uary 2017, a new Hilton Garden Inn will have
105 guest rooms, a 3,100-square-foot function
space, board room and full-service restaurant,"
she said. "Additional hotels set to open later
in 2017 include a new concept La Quinta Inn
& Suites Del Sol, Studio 6, Holiday Inn Ex-
press and Homewood Suites." The 108-room
Holiday Inn San Marcos opened in early 2016
with meeting space for up to 200 attendees plus
a 4,500-square-foot patio. The city-owned
Embassy Suites San Marcos Conference Cen-
ter has 78,800 square feet of event space and
283 guest suites.
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