Everyone deserves a chance to enjoy a vacation getaway like no other. This year, come enjoy your Spring Break right here in Austin. The area has plenty of exciting activities and events that will make your Spring Break like no other. Take a look at the kind of fun waiting for you at this year’s Spring Break in Austin:

Enjoy the Music

Austin has been named the Live Music Capital of the World for easy to see reasons. When you make your visit to Austin for Spring Break, you will find plenty of live shows happening all around town. Live music is a staple of the community and will be something you will want to dive into.

If you prefer to stick with smaller, more intimate lounges that are great spots for a drink along with listening to music, we have you covered. Check out locations such as Skylark Lounge and Elephant Room to feel like a local. You can also find larger, famous live music venues in the city too. Antone’s Nightclub is a popular spot for both locals and those wanting to see bigger name musicians. ACL Live at The Moody Theater also provides shows you will not want to skip out on.
Perhaps one of the biggest music festivals in the nation also takes place in Austin over Spring Break. South by Southwest, or more commonly referred to as SXSW, will take place this March 8-16 right here in downtown Austin. You will find concerts taking place all over Austin at different venues. Showcasing artists for this year include The Black Keys, Kneecap, Rawayana, and much more. You can expect to see legendary performers along with newer musicians all hitting the stage during the festival.

SXSW is also more than just a music festival. There are also dedicated days for their film and TV festival along with focuses on tech and education. Diehard music fans will want to check out local record shop Waterloo Records to browse through their vinyl bins. Waterloo has long been the best indie record store in the city that also sells concert tickets and features in-store performances. Austin truly is the city for music lovers.

Enjoy a Pint at a Local Brewery

Austin is also known as a beer mecca for the state of Texas, as you will find over 20 different craft breweries right here in the city. Each brewery offers delicious handcrafted ales, a unique atmosphere, and tasty food with which to pair it all.

If you are a soccer fan, look no further than Hopsquad Brewing Co. This is the viewing headquarters for Major League Soccer games along with Newcastle FC in the Premier League. You will find a variety of favorite beers always on tap along with seasonal brews. Happy hour is offered during the week for great pricing, and you can find nonbeer options too such as mules and margaritas.

Austin Beerworks is one of the most popular breweries in the city for good reason. This local brewery offers what every central Texan wants: Beers that will cool you off in the warm weather of spring and summer. In addition to the beer, you will also find their onsite food truck serving delicious nachos, burgers, and more. Their second location was recently opened and features a kids’ playground along with a small dog park, perfect for the whole family!

Take a Splash This Spring Break in Austin

Spring Break is the perfect time to beat the warming weather in Austin by checking out one of the local ponds or lakes. Locals will know about all of the fun that can be had over at Zilker Park. This giant park is Austin’s biggest park and is also home to Lady Bird Lake. This spacious lake is the perfect setting where you can unwind with a day of paddling around in a canoe or kayak. Lady Bird Lake may be a little cold to splash around in for Spring Break, but the park is also home to Barton Springs Pool. This is a naturally occurring spring that stays at a perfect 68 degrees all year round making it ideal for swimming. Don’t forget about Zilker Park’s huge outdoor playground and miles of hiking and biking trails too that are sure to keep you occupied. Or head over to McKinney Falls outside of Austin where you can find picturesque waterfalls waiting for you along with trails and campgrounds. There is so much to see and do in Austin!

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