Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Thomas Dambo to Share Vision and Story of the Pease Park Troll

Two upcoming events in Pease Park will feature Thomas Dambo, the world-leading recycle artist and creator of the Pease Park troll. 

Thomas Dambo Troll Media Day
Friday, March 1, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park
1100 Kingsbury Street
Hear from Thomas Dambo about his vision for his art around the world and in Pease Park as the Pease Park troll build begins.
Day-of-event contact: Allison Johnson, 512-914-2451

Pease Park Troll Introduction and Celebration
Friday, March 15, 2024
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park
1100 Kingsbury Street
Join Thomas Dambo as he introduces the Pease Park troll to the Austin community. He will share the story of the Austin troll as we celebrate the completion of the build with food, nonalcoholic beverages, and music.
Day-of-event contact: Jordan Fuhrer, 703-798-7903

Parking options include:
  • Parking lot at the Austin Recreation Center, 1301 Shoal Creek Blvd.
  • Small parking lot in front of the south end of Pease Park at 1100 Kingsbury Street
  • Street parking on Parkway, North of 15th Street
Upon arrival at the park, follow the eastern trail north through Kingsbury Commons (about ¼ mile) until you see the event set-up. 

Find frequently asked questions about Austin’s Thomas Dambo troll  at Pease Park Conservancy can be reached at

About Pease Park and Pease Park Conservancy
Pease Park Conservancy was formed in 2008 and celebrates the diverse ecology and history that make Austin’s first public park valuable and unique. In partnership with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department, the Conservancy works to restore, enhance, and maintain this 84-acre public green space for the sustainable use and enjoyment of all. Unfolding across 84 acres and owned by the City of Austin, Pease Park is a series of connected green spaces running along Lamar Blvd from 15th to 31st Streets.