Austin Insider Blog

This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.

Downtown Venues for Every Night of the Week

All of Austin is a stage and we like it that way. There are 250+ music venues in our fair city and the music scene is constantly evolving to fit the expanding needs of our local and touring artists. Whether you're here for a short stop or an extended stay, fitting one of these quintessential musical…

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Austin's Best Happy Hours

Happy Hour is a great way to discover new restaurants and bars. In addition to drink discounts, it's fun to share small plates with your friends and colleagues. Happy Hour is Austin's most social time so we asked some of our favorite local food and cocktail writers to share their top places for…

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