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.

10 Local Artists to Watch at SXSW 2019

Showcasing artists from more than 65 countries, SXSW Conference and Festivals offer 10 days of opportunities for visitors, industry attendees and locals to expand their music repertoires. While the SXSW Music Festival showcases 2,000+ artists (560+ of which are international), here are 10 of the…

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How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Austin

2019 is quickly approaching, and Austin knows how to celebrate in style. From live music and discos to family-friendly events, ATX has a range of events so you and your loved ones can ring in the New Year the right way. Check out some of the events we’ve highlighted so you can start planning your…

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Visiting Austin's Trail of Lights

The holidays are here, and one of the best ways to celebrate in Austin is by visiting the city’s 54th Annual Trail of Lights . From December 10-23, 2018, Zilker Park transforms into a winter wonderland as it's lit up by more than 40 displays and nearly two million dazzling lights. This year, the…

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