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The Jackalope, 6th Street | Craft Beers, Delicious Food

Saying you’ve got options when it comes to dining and drinking on Austin’s 6th Street is an understatement.  This famous downtown strip boasts a seemingly limitless assortment of bars and restaurants ranging from the classy and upscale to delightfully dive-y, … Read More

Brew Exchange, Austin | Where Wall Street Meets Sixth Street

Brew Exchange is one of the most unique bar concepts in Austin offering a wall street spin on the typical 6th Street bar experience. That’s because beer prices at Brew Exchange fluctuate based on their popularity.  The more popular a … Read More

2013 Pecan Street Festival | Art, Food, Music, and More in Austin

Taking place twice a year in the heart of Downtown Austin, the Pecan Street Festival is the largest arts and crafts festivals in central Texas. offering a bounty of locally-crafted arts, crafts, food, entertainment, and more, the 2013 Pecan Street … Read More

Best Tacos in Austin | Great Mexican Restaurants, Bars, and More

If you’re looking for some seriously delicious tacos, Austin is a great place to be.  All throughout the capital city, great Mexican restaurants serving tacos ranging from traditionally authentic to wildly creative are working to keep the area’s reputation up … Read More

Best Food Trucks in Austin | Barbecue, Sandwiches, and More

When you’re in a culinary mecca as large and diverse as Austin, Texas, food trucks, carts, and more will abound throughout all corners of the city.  Read on and discover our take on some of the best food trucks in … Read More

Historic Maggie Mae’s on 6th Street | Austin’s Massive Music Hub

When it comes to live music in Texas, few other establishments do it bigger, badder, or more historic than the legendary Maggie Mae’s on 6th Street. Open since 1978 in the heart of Downtown Austin, Maggie Mae’s is a massive … Read More

Hottest Night Clubs in Austin | Dance Clubs, Live Music, and More

Visiting and local night owls in Austin are lucky.  Because, when it comes to having fun after the sun goes down, the Austin area is one of the best places to be.  From great live music all throughout the week … Read More

Best Live Music Venues in Austin | Big Name Concerts and More

They don’t call Austin the live music capital of the world for no reason.  From massive music festivals to streetc orner musicians and everything in between, live music is an integral part of Austin’s unique culture and something you’ve definitely … Read More

Pecan Street Festival, 6th Street | Live Music, Art, Food

If there’s one thing the city of Austin knows how to do well, it’s definitely throwing a great festival.  From the world-renowned South by Southwest film, interactive, and music festival to the Austin Reggae Festival, the Austin Wine & Music … Read More

Free Things to Do in Austin, TX

// Austin is a popular tourist city and the beloved capital of Texas. While visiting, there are a number of different free things to do in Austin, Texas. The Austin Convention Center offers free walking tours throughout many of the … Read More

Events in 6th Street

Downtown AustinMay 3, 2014 11:00 AMTwice a year twenty-four blocks of 6th Street (downtown Austin’s Entertainment District Brazos to I-35) are transformed into the annual Pecan Street Festival.
anthonyj_Photog in Austin TX
Max Atria @ Singapore ExpoMay 27, 2014 8:00 AMThe Safe Cities Asia conference and exhibition brings together first responders, city authorities, central government departments and the private sector who are responsible for using, and integrating.

About 6th Street

Boundaries: 7 blocks on 6th St. between Congress Ave. and IH-35
6th Street in Austin Texas is known as the most popular entertainment district in Austin. 6th Street nightlife in Austin includes bars & night clubs for every genre. Here you will find everything from upscale night clubs to hole in the wall local bars. Looking for live music? Live music on 6th Street can be heard in many of the bars along the strip. Blues, jazz, rock, hip hop & country music include many local musicians as well as big time artists. Restaurants on 6th Street vary in type as well. Everything from upscale restaurants serving mouth watering steaks to small pizza parlors catering to the party crowd during the late nights. Of course there is plenty of shopping on 6th Street in Austin, especially if you are looking for tattoo shops. Enjoy one of the many festivals on 6th Street including Mardi Gras in Austin & many others throughout the year.