About Austin

Austin is the fourth largest city in Texas. More than that, it is a unique and welcoming city with strong roots in music, sports, film, and fine arts and culture. Austin is considered one of the leading technology centers in the world. Austin consistently ranks high on lists of best places to live, work, and play. No matter your lifestyle or interests, there is something that Austin has to offer you.

Around Town

Austin is like no other city in Texas. You can find an extensive art and music community, as well as outdoor activities. Visit the following resources to get a taste of current events and things to do in Austin.


Welcome to the Live Music Capital of the World! Austin is famous for festivals and artists such as Willie Nelson and Stevie Ray Vaughn who got their big breaks here.


From BBQ to Thai food, Austin has food choices for everyone. Whatever your taste, you can find it here. Check out the following resources for the best food spots in town.


In addition to the many live music events, Austin boasts many shows, activities, and events to entertain all ages such as the Pecan Street Festival and the Republic of Texas biker rally.

Sports and Outdoors

The University of Texas and the Big 12 Conference provide year-round action in sports including football, basketball, and baseball. You also have ample opportunity to enjoy the outdoors at numerous lakes, state parks, and caverns.

Fine Arts and Culture

If you are interested in fine arts and cultural events, Austin has several world-class facilities that attract renowned artists and performers throughout the year. Whether you want to see a ballet or musical, or visit an art gallery, Austin has what you need.