Austin, the cultural hub of Texas, continues to solidify its reputation as a festival destination, offering an unparalleled blend of music, film, food, and technology experiences. As the festival landscape evolves year after year, the city maintains its status as a global hotspot for creativity, innovation and most importantly for travellers, fun. Austin invites you to immerse yourself in a dynamic tapestry of cultural experiences, where creativity knows no bounds.
Known as one of the largest and most influential festivals globally, South by Southwest (SXSW) seamlessly combines film, music, and interactive media. The event attracts a diverse array of industry professionals and enthusiasts, making it a must-attend for those at the forefront of creative industries.
For laughter that echoes across the city, the Moontower Comedy Festival brings together top comedians from around the country. Comedy enthusiasts can revel in the wit and humour of renowned performers, making this festival a must-attend for those seeking a good laugh.
The Circuit of the Americas is a state-of-the-art racing facility that hosts various motorsport events, the MotoGP this spring. In 2024, the MotoGP is making a very welcome return to Austin in April, as part of the annual MotoGP World Championship, featuring the world's top motorcycle racers competing in different classes. Speed and excitement come as standard, with a world class entertainment schedule, on and off the track.
Escape to the outskirts of Austin for the Old Settler's Music Festival, a roots and Americana music celebration. With a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere, this festival provides a perfect retreat for music lovers of all ages. Cowboy boots and hats welcome!
Celebrating the art of screenwriting and filmmaking, the Austin International Film Festival provides a platform for the exploration of independent and international features. This event brings together cinephiles, filmmakers, and industry professionals.
Founded by renowned Chef Aaron Franklin, the Hot Luck Festival is a delectable fusion of food and music. This one-of-a-kind experience celebrates the best in culinary and musical talents, creating an unforgettable atmosphere and mouthwatering dishes.
Held against the picturesque backdrop of Zilker Park, the Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) stands as a cornerstone event for music lovers the first 2 weekends of October each year. Showcasing a diverse lineup of international and local artists, spanning various genres, ACL promises an immersive experience every year.
A haven for foodies, as is the Texas Hill Country, the Austin Food + Wine Festival is a gastronomic celebration that unites top chefs, winemakers, and culinary enthusiasts. Indulge in a weekend of culinary excellence, tasting the flavours that define Austin's diverse food scene.
“There is such a variety of events to choose from when making your plans to visit Austin. We invite folks to head to visitaustin.org to learn more about what’s happening in our exciting city and start planning their trip to the Live Music Capital of the World®.” Wesley Lucas, Head of Communications for Visit Austin.
About Austin, Texas
Visit Austin is the official destination marketing and sales organisation for the City of Austin. An accredited member of Destinations International, Visit Austin is charged with marketing Austin nationally and internationally as a premier business and leisure destination, thus enriching our community's overall quality of life. Learn more at www.visitaustin.org
Posted by: Visit Austin
Posted on: 30/01/2024