The summer season is the perfect time to enjoy Texas sunsets by the pool with a cocktail in hand. And this May, Hotel Van Zandt is offering a refreshing new spin on the traditional happy hour with its Spritz & Giggles Poolside Happy Hour & Sunset Swim event series.

Located in the heart of Austin, Hotel Van Zandt is a year-round destination that offers upscale amenities, seasonal dining, and a locally infused guest experience. It seamlessly intertwines Rainey Street’s iconic music and cultural scene with Austin’s natural beauty, including Lady Bird Lake and the famed bats under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge.

Signature Drinks and Delectable Bites

At the Spritz & Giggles happy hour, guests can cool off in the evening sun while enjoying the signature $8 Frozen Aperol Spritz, $8 specialty cocktails, and a pool menu of delectable bites by Executive Chef Sergio Ledesma. The menu includes dishes such as a Little Gem Salad with Campari tomatoes, avocado, green goddess, and sunflower seeds; Pork Belly Al Pastor or Grilled Ribeye Tacos, and a Spicy Fried Chicken Sandwich served with pepper ash mayo, chow chow, pickle, and fresh fries.

Full Bar Offerings and Discounted Valet Parking

Guests can also enjoy the full bar offerings from Geraldine’s bar, restaurant, and live music venue – located next to the pool deck on Hotel Van Zandt’s fourth floor. Discounted valet parking is available for $14.

Happy Hour Timing

The Spritz & Giggles happy hour lasts for three hours at Hotel Van Zandt, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. every Monday through Thursday. This gives guests ample time to arrive and unwind after a long day’s work.

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Breathtaking Views and Cabanas

The Hotel Van Zandt’s pool deck offers breathtaking views of the Austin cityscape and nearby Lady Bird Lake. Guests are invited to take a dip and cool off poolside or snag a cabana during Spritz & Giggles happy hour.

As you prepare your coverage of happy hours in and around Austin, make sure not to miss out on the Spritz & Giggles Poolside Happy Hour & Sunset Swim event series. It’s the perfect excuse to wind down in or by the water and enjoy the refreshing drinks and delectable bites, full bar offerings, breathtaking views, and cabanas that Hotel Van Zandt has to offer.