A Guide to Austin’s Best Festivals
Been-there tips to help you get the most out of Austin’s best festivals.
Often overlooked as a tourist destination, Austin has a lot to offer that bigger cities don’t. My wanderlust has taken me many places – in the U.S. and in other countries – but the tree-hugging hippies and authentic Mexican food always beckon me back to Austin, a place I love to visit.
Ironically, the more I travel the more I realize how eclectic Austin is. The Texas capital has a quirky personality that feels unique. To get a glimpse of Austin’s peculiar culture, you have to attend at least one of Austin’s many daytime festivals. Even as someone who has been to all of these events, I continue to look forward to them every year.
Here are my favorites, and some valuable tips I’ve learned from attending them yearly: