Welcome to the Pemberton Heights Neighborhood Assocation Homepage

The Pemberton Heights Neighborhood Association (PHNA) works to benefit all 640 households in our community.

The Association is a membership organization of neighbors who reside in Pemberton Heights and work together on issues of shared interest such as neighborhood safety and beautification and carry out social and other events that create community. This is accomplished through participation, education, communication and action.

Important News and Events

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» PHNA Carriage Rides: December 4th, 2016

December 4, 2016

General Information

It’s time to be thinking of the annual Holiday Carriage Rides through Pemberton Heights! Don’t miss out on a chance to mingle with neighbors over hot chocolate and cookies while getting in the holiday spirit with horse drawn carriages, holiday lights and good cheer.

This year, the PHNA has secured 8 horse-drawn carriages. 56 carriage ride spots will be made available for sale at the Picnic. Each carriage ride holds 4 adults. Small children and babies can be held on laps. Be sure to check the weather in advance of the carriage ride and dress accordingly. Residents often bring a blanket to use during the carriage rides.


December 4, 2016 from 5:00-9:00pm

Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled carriage ride to ensure we stay on schedule.


2604 Jarratt Avenue; thanks to hosts Hal and Crary Jagger!

How to get a Ticket

Tickets will be sold to PHNA members at the Picnic. You must be current on dues to purchase a ticket. If...


» PHNA Board Meeting: December 6, 2016

December 6, 2016 7:30pm

General Information

Time: 7:30pm-8:45pm

Location: 1606 Preston Avenue (home of board member, Lisa Stark Walsh)

If you wish to attend or present an issue to the board, contact Lisa Stark Walsh at vice president@pembertonheights.org


More about the association

Currently, PHNA interfaces with the city and administers the Security Program. It also helps fund social events such as the Annual Picnic, neighborhood garage sales and the annual holiday carriage rides. PHNA has supported the work of the Shoal Creek Conservancy, the PH Triangles, and Pease Park Conservancy.

Membership is voluntary and typically in any year, about 30 percent of residents pay dues. And an additional number of residents contribute to the neighborhood Security Program.

Although isolated by the absence of thoroughfares, Pemberton doesn’t quite suffer the traffic, parking or noise problems of other central Austin districts. Yet, as the Austin core continues to develop, residents increasingly will see the need to collaborate as they address issues related to urban growth.

The City of Austin and Travis County are growing up around Pemberton Heights. As residents, we feel and will continue to feel the impact of this increasing development and urbanizationamenities of this community.

Over the years, a number of important matters have been effectively addressed by the PHNA. For example, PHNA leadership started the “triangle” beautification project. It was the PHNA board that coordinated with Keep Austin Beautiful so residents could receive a tax deduction for donations.

A well-supported neighborhood association provides Pemberton residents with a network through which neighbors can work together to enhance the neighborhood in a collaborative way.

Pemberton Heights Neighborhood Association
P.O. Box 50388
Austin, TX 78763-0388

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