Virtual Tour of Austin
If you can’t see Austin in person, a virtual tour is the next best thing. Lucky for meeting planners, many businesses that you’ll find on the Visit Austin website feature 360-degree videos that walk you through their establishments. Use our virtual tour map to check out a wide variety of hotels and venues as you’re planning your next meeting or event in Austin.
In Austin you’ve got your pick of hotel styles, from a grand historic gem to an ultramodern tower. Plus, eclectic boutique lodging can be found in neighborhoods throughout the city, including colorful South Congress Avenue and progressive East Austin. Explore different areas of Austin and find the hotel and amenities that best fit your needs.
Special Event Venues
Event venue options are endless in Austin, ranging from a world-class racetrack to a storied house museum or a nature preserve complete with colorful strutting peacocks. Whether you need a venue that has the capacity to do it all in-house or prefer to take your event off-site and into the wild heart of Austin, look no further than these unique venues.
Need lots of room for your meeting or event? You’ll find several large, full-service conference facilities in Austin. The huge, high-tech Austin Convention Center is located right in the center of downtown, while the Palmer Events Center provides an alternative space for smaller meetings and events. Plus, there are education-focused facilities like the Commons and Thompson conference centers. Take a look.
Restaurants & Breweries
Austin is an eating and drinking paradise. Treat your attendees to a taste of the city’s iconic tacos and barbecue served from a food truck, a casual craft beer tasting or an evening of haute cuisine at an award-winning restaurant. You’ll find the right recipe for a successful gathering at one of Austin’s many eateries and breweries.
Austin’s hot nightlife scene offers lots of ways to keep your attendees entertained. Plan a private live music show, have a cocktail party at one of the city’s trendy lounges or throw an all-night dance party at a cool nightclub. Get ready to rock your next event.