Austin is the capital of Texas, but has a personality unlike that of any other Texan city. In fact, Austin is so quirky and creative that the city’s unofficial motto is “Keep Austin Weird.” This is a city full of creativity and culture, as best displayed by its renowned music festivals. The city is home to Austin City Limits and South by Southwest, two of the biggest annual music festivals in the U.S. But you don’t have to wait to hear great live music; a trip down 6th Street will present you with a load of opportunities to catch live acts performing all sorts of music on any day of the week.

Check out the natural side of Austin in Zilker Park, a 351-acre park that is home to swimming holes, athletic facilities, and a river that’s perfect for canoeing or kayaking. In the park you’ll also find Barton Springs Pool, a spring-fed pool that consistently stays between 68 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit, where locals and visitors alike come to escape the central Texas heat.


5 members available to meet now

Photo of C
Carl wants to hang about 2 hours ago
Photo of D
Duti wants to drink tea or coffee 18 minutes ago
Photo of B
B.J. wants to grab a coffee about 2 hours ago


  • Thu, Apr 5 at 8:00 PM CDT
  • X100KROCIA's Photo Jordanface's Photo Hoang-Chau Nguyen's Photo

    + 94 attending


  • Sat, Dec 9 at 6:00 PM CST
  • Filmmaker_CS's Photo PJ Godina's Photo Ashor Chirackal's Photo

    + 22 attending


  • Sat, Dec 2 at 6:00 PM CST
  • Caitlin Cheney's Photo PINAYGIRL's Photo Leeann Montalbano's Photo

    + 8 attending


  • Thu, Nov 23 at 2:00 PM CST
  • Francisco Reyna Rosales's Photo Tjark Dührsen's Photo Alex Smith's Photo

    + 5 attending


  • Every Thursday at 8:00 PM CST
  • Emily Crane's Photo Sher Salman Baig's Photo Carmen Ramos's Photo


  • Thu, Nov 30 at 8:00 PM CST
  • Emily Crane's Photo Brad Nissen's Photo


Unlock favorites

Discover member-submitted recommendations on the best activities, dining, and nightlife in Austin and all over the world.

Verify My Account

Verified members get beta access

Advice Q&A

Ask Locals a Question