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43rd Annual Spring Pecan Street Festival Photo

43rd Annual Spring Pecan Street Festival

FREE ADMISSION | FOOD CONCESSIONS | CRAFT ARTISANS | 50+ BANDS | KIDS AREAThe Pecan Street Festival is the largest and longest-running of Texas' arts/crafts and music festivals. The event has bragging rights for being FREE and is the ONLY large-scale festival around with this claim!  It draws nearly 300 local and national arts, crafts and food vendors, +/-50 musical acts and a quarter-million attendees during the weekend.Behind the festival is The Pecan Street Association (“PSA”), a non-profit behind the festival, that gives back to the community via donations to local non-profits and historical education/preservation of Pecan Street (aka Sixth St.).The bi-yearly festival is held in downtown Austin's Sixth Street Historic District and draws local and national artists offering original handcrafted creations from metal, wood, fiber, clay, leather, glass, stone and even re-purposed materials.  As you look for your next treasure, make sure to fill your stomach with local offerings along the way and make time to catch the live music throughout the day.

The music and performing line-up will be announced in late March.

ATX Television Festival Photo

ATX Television Festival

ATX - What better way to celebrate the TV medium than attending the ATX Television Festival in Austin?!  The four day event consists of panels, screenings & events where attendees and leaders in the the TV industry talk, watch & experience television together as one.  The festival is attended by fans and industry alike.

Join in on the amazing celebration of this medium.  Know as a TV Camp for "grown ups", the festival has a basic rule of engagement, "Be Cool", when engaging with others.

1) Alamo Drafthouse Ritz / Theater 1, 320 E. 6th St
2) Alamo Drafthouse Ritz / Theater 2, 320 E 6th St
3) The Driskill / Crystal Room, 604 Brazos St
4) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S Congress Ave
5) Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel / Ballroom, 701 Congress Ave (Official Festival Hotel Headquarters)
6) Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave
7) Stateside at the Paramount, 719 Congress Ave

Graphic - Courtesy of ATX Television Festival