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Food and Wine Festival

Austin Food and Wine Festival

Austin becomes a cuisine and fine wine destination towards the end of March and beginning of April. Some of the best chefs in the US culinary scene descend upon the town at the behest of many of Texas's local masters to educate and...  see full details



The Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Rated as one of the largest music festivals in the United States, the three-day Austin City Limits event in a 15-acre city park grew as an offshoot from the popular television series of the same name. The Festival draws young and old to...  see full details



Samba dancers

Carnaval Brasileiro

One of the biggest carnivals staged outside Brazil, and undoubtedly Austin's biggest and reportedly wildest party, is the colourful Carnaval Brasiliero. The festival is a tradition in the city every February since it was started in 1975 by a group of home-sick Brazilian students...  see full details



Sixth Street, a host of South by Southwest

South by Southwest

The largest of the many live music events for which Austin hosts, is the annual South by Southwest festival, held at more than 50 venues around the city and draws performers from around the world. The festival started in 1987 as an extension...  see full details