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Austin Guide

The rest of the world may know Austin as primarily a music town, but there is so much more to the city. Austinites also like their unique food selections, their wild nights on the town, and are always finding ways to be creative. Whether one is ready to take a big bite out of this city, or just looking for something new to try, here’s an Austin guide to help.

It’s hard to talk about Austin music without mentioning the two biggest music-related Austin things to do: Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. The ACL Festival, which runs in October in Zilker Park, and SXSW, held in March, draw people from all over the world. Other Austin music venues of note include Antone’s on 5th Street and the rockabilly-leaning Continental Club on South Congress.

New on the restaurant scene but quickly becoming a favorite is Foreign and Domestic, a modern American diner that dishes up “comfort food” made with local ingredients. Meanwhile, Tex Mex gets a serious upgrade at Garrido’s in the Warehouse District. And satisfy your sweet tooth with a fried pie at Cutie Pies on Burnet Road.

When night begins to fall, Austinites swoop into bars, nightclubs, and taverns all over town. Among the most unique bars are the absinthe bar Péché on 4th Street, and the Live Oak Brewing Company over on 5th Street, where freshly brewed beer is a way of life. Local happy hours also make the bars great Austin deals.

Finally, a guide to Austin wouldn’t be complete without mentioning the things, people, and events that keep it “weird” and foremost is the Keep Austin Weird Festival and 5K held each June. Other off-the-wall activities include the unusual films presented at the Alamo Draft House, the “Night of the Bat” festival, and annual O. Henry Pun Off held each May. Get a taste of the real of the city and enjoy the wide variety of things to do in Austin.

Austinites also like their unique food selections, their wild nights on the town, and are always finding ways to be creative.
 

Up to 55% Off Entry to Austin Fashion Week

Austin Music Hall

$20 $10

In this celebration of everything fashion and fun, check out what local and menswear designers are bringing to the marketplace next season

Up to 52% Off Kids' Summer Dance Classes

NW Austin

$115 $55

Sign your child up for summer dance classes

50% Off Cooking Class

Cardinal Hills Estates

$158 $79

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Chef Myrna Kallergis teaches ins and outs of home cooking at hands-on classes

Up to 53% Off RC Racing at Austin Food Park

Austin

$45 $22

Fun park guests rev their mini engines and race RC cars on off-road dirt track with remote controls

TobyMac with Skillet & Lecrae – Up to 39% Off Concert

Austin360 Amphitheater

$35.89 $22

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Grammy-winning leader of DC Talk takes the stage alongside acclaimed rock outfit and hip-hop artist

"Bethany" – Up to 41% Off Play

The Long Center for the Performing Arts - Rollins Studio Theatre

$52.75 $31

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Dark comedy comments on tough economic times through the story of suburban house-sharers Crystal and Gary

Up to 50% Off Glass-Art Classes

Southwest Travis

$30 $16

Artists of any age and experience level can come in to create their own beautiful works of glass art, from sparkling pendants to 6 in. tiles

Up to 53% Off Pottery Painting

North Austin Civic Association

$35 $17.50

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Construct and paint your own pottery piece under the tutelage of a Texas Tech fine arts grad; party-goers paint a pre-fired piece of pottery

Up to 50% Off Flying-Trapeze Lesson at Trapeze Austin

Soccer Zone/Indoor

$90 $45

Experienced instructors guide students through ground lesson & harnessed flying, with opportunity for midair catch in two-hour class