Hosting a Fond Farewell Retirement Party

Hosting a Fond Farewell Retirement PartyA long and successful career is something to celebrate! Bid adieu to working life and welcome retirement with a retirement party. You can host a party for yourself or a loved one who may be retiring. If you have a spouse, co-worker or close friend retiring, hosting a fond farewell retirement party to honor their major milestone is a meaningful gift and thoughtful gesture they’ll never forget. Gather close friends, family, and co-workers of past and present to join in celebrating the end of one chapter and the beginning of another.

A beautiful venue sets the scene

You want to pick a retirement party venue with a convenient location, enough space to comfortably accommodate all your guests, and beautiful ambiance to set the tone for this meaningful, special event. A bonus is a venue with multiple event halls and pricing options, so you can customize your retirement party to fit your needs. Our Kyle, TX special event venue is great for retirement parties because it’s conveniently located close to Austin, San Marcos, and San Antonio.

Invite family, friends and colleagues

Who do you invite to a retirement party? Include all the special people in your retiree’s life, including family, friends and colleagues. Because this is an event that honors your loved one’s career, it’s important to include colleagues who both impacted their career and also colleagues to whom they were a mentor.

Include a program and toast to the retiree

Include a short program during the party that honors the retiree’s career. Also, make sure to formally toast them, be it with a personal toast or short speeches from friends and colleagues. The retirement party should be fun and filled with jubilant celebration, so make sure to include entertainment and free time in the party schedule for mingling and socializing, but don’t overlook the reason for the special day.


The natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country and the rustic charm of our four unique venue sites create the perfect wedding or event venue for any budget. We offer the flexibility to choose your own vendors or opt for an all-inclusive package. Conveniently located near Austin, San Marcos, and San Antonio, Texas Old Town is sure to make your wedding, special event, or corporate event something to remember! To schedule a tour of our event venue in Kyle, TX, call our office today at (512) 396-1800 or complete our online contact form.