Austin, Texas

One-of-a-Kind Soul, Culture, and Scenery–We Love This Place

We Love the Austin Area!

Austin is a very vibrant and active city. No matter the temperature or time of year, you’re bound to see people running, paddleboarding, biking, or kayaking. The parks, lakes, trails, and gorgeous weather keep residents exploring the outdoors. From nightlife and cuisine to entertainment and the music scene, there is truly something for everyone here!

Fast, Fun Facts About Austin
  • Austin is the state capital of Texas.
  • Austin is proclaimed as one of the sunniest cities in the U.S. In fact, there is sunny weather here almost all year-round.
  • U.S. News & World Report analyzed the 125 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live and Austin came in at #1.
  • Austin was voted one of the happiest cities in America.
  • “Keep Austin Weird” is the unofficial slogan, and that means our city is accepting of new ideas and people.
  • Austin was voted one of the most pet-friendly cities, and many businesses welcome pooches and people with open arms.
  • A Small Business Friendliness Survey ranked Austin as the friendliest city to start a small business.
  • The highly-acclaimed Austin Independent School District and has been recognized as some of the best in Texas.
  • Austin has a bright future with a 2.7% unemployment rate, while the nation’s unemployment rate is 3.9%.
  • Austin’s Downtown Live Music scene has been recognized worldwide as the Live Music Capital of the World.
  • Austin has the largest bat colony in North America.
  • Austin is the only city that still operates Moonlight Towers in the world.
  • Austin is the backdrop for many films and movies.
Austin Annual Events by Month
January
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Festival
    www.mlkcelebration.com
  • FonteraFest
    www.hydeparktheatre.org
  • 3M Half Marathon and Relay
    www.3mhalfmarathon.com
February
  • Austin Oyster Festival
    www.austinoysterfestival.com
  • Carnaval Brasileiro
    www.sambaparty.com
  • JuggleFest
    www.juggling.place.org/jugglefest
March
  • Texas Independence Day Parade & 5k
    www.celebratetexas.org
  • Zilker Kite Fest
    www.abckitefestival.com
  • South by Southwest (SXSW)
    www.sxsw.com
  • Star of Texas Fair & Rodeo
    www.rodeoaustin.com
  • St. Patrick’s Day Festival
    www.stpatricksdayaustin.com
April
  • Austin International Poetry Festival
    www.aipf.org
  • Statesman Capitol 10k
    www.cap10k.com
  • Fusebox Festival
    htwww.fuseboxfestival.com
  • Bluebonnet Festival
    www.bluebonnetfestival.org
  • Austin Reggae Festival
    www.austinreggaefest.com
  • Austin Food & Wine Festival
    www.austinfoodandwinefestival.com
  • Moontower Comedy Series
    www.austintheatre.org/moontower-comedy
  • Weird Homes Tour
    www.weirdhomestour.com
  • Eeyore’s Annual Birthday Party
    eeyores.org
May
  • Life Time Tri CapTex
    www.captextri.com
  • Hot Luck Festival
    www.hotluckfest.com
  • Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival
    pecanstreetfestival.org
  • Kerrville Folk Festival
    www.kerrville-music.com
  • West Austin Studio Tour
    www.bigmedium.org/west
  • Blues on the Green
    www.acl-radio.com/blues-on-the-green
June
  • ATX Television Festival
    www.atxfestival.com
  • Republic of Texas Biker Rally
    www.rotrally.com
  • Blanco Lavender Festival
    www.blancochamber.com
July
  • 4th of July Fireworks & Symphony
    www.austinsymphony.org
  • Quesoff
    www.mohawkaustin.com
  • Austin Chamber Music Festival
    austinchambermusic.org/festival
  • Zilker Summer Musical
    zilker.org
August
  • aGLIFF
    www.agliff.org
  • Capital City Black Film Festival
    www.capcitybff.com
  • Austin Bat Fest
    www.roadwayevents.com/event/bat-fest
  • Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
    www.austinchronicle.com/hot-sauce
  • ATX Black Food Week
    austinjustice.org/attend-an-event
  • Austin Pride Festival & Parade
    austinpride.org
September
  • Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival
    www.austintheatre.org/moontower-comedy
  • Zilker Relays
    www.zilkerrelays.com
  • Fantastic Fest
    www.fantasticfest.com
  • Pecan Street Fall Arts Festival
    pecanstreetfestival.org
  • Austin Oktoberfest
    www.austoberfest.com
  • Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
    oobfest.com/#/
  • Renegade Craft Fair
    www.renegadecraft.com/city/austin
October
  • Gruene Music & Wine Fest
    www.gruenemusicandwinefest.org
  • Oktoberfest
    www.oktoberfestinfbg.com
  • Austin City Limits Music Festival
    www.aclfestival.com
  • Texas Mesquite Arts Festival
    www.texasmesquiteartfestivals.com
  • Fredericksburg Food and Wine Festival
    www.fbgfoodandwinefest.com
  • Austin Film Festival
    www.austinfilmfestival.com
  • Texas Book Festival
    www.texasbookfestival.org
  • Texas Clay Festival
    www.texasclayfestival.com
  • UTOPiAfest Down in the Oaks
    www.utopiafest.com
  • Boo at the Zoo
    austinzoo.org
  • Oktoberfest
    germantexans.org
  • Formula 1 Grand Prix
    www.circuitoftheamericas.com/f1
November
  • Wurstfest
    www.wurstfest.com
  • Austin Celtic Festival
    www.austincelticfestival.com
  • Wizard World Austin
    wizardworld.com
  • Austin Food + Wine Festival
    www.austinfoodandwinefestival.com
  • Fossil Fest
    austinpaleo.org/fest.html
  • Austin Area Jazz Festival
    austinareajazzfestival.com
  • ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot
    thundercloud.com/register
  • Austin Powwow
    austinpowwow.net
  • Miracle on 5th Street
    www.miracleon5thst.com
December
  • Austin Trail of Lights
    www.austintrailoflights.org
  • Holiday Sing-Along & Downtown Stroll
    www.downtownholidaystroll.com
  • Art From the Streets Show & Sale
    www.artfromthestreets.org
  • Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
    www.armadillobazaar.com
  • Mozart’s Light Show
    mozartscoffee.com/pages/events
  • Blue Genie Art Bazaar
    bluegenieartbazaar.com
  • Driskill Grand Lobby Tree Lighting
    driskillhotel.com/austin-events/holidays
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