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.

August 2019 Top Events & Festivals

Welcome to August in Austin where high temps mean refreshing natural swimming holes, unique cultural events, funky food festivals, and plenty of al fresco dining with iced treats and cool drinks. If you are still looking to pack in as much summer fun as possible before school starts again, then…

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Festival Guide: Moontower Comedy Fest 2019

The beloved Moontower Comedy Festival returns to Austin April 24-27, 2019. Get ready to laugh along with your favorite comedians during the 4-day long festivities! The festival is held at various venues around downtown Austin, with headliners performing at the historic Paramount Theater and…

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2019 & 2020 Austin Event Guide

Preview the fun to come in 2019/2020 and mark your calendar with Austin's biggest events, from food to fine arts and of course, live music. AUGUST 2019 8/10/19 Austin Pride Festival & Parade Fiesta Gardens The PRIDE Festival is the largest annual LGBTQ advocacy and fundraising event in Central…

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Kid-Friendly Austin

Visiting Austin with a toddler in tow? Here is a list of kid-friendly attractions that you can enjoy before naptime! Thinkery – Austin’s new 40,000 square foot children’s museum encourages STEAM…

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