Austin

Austin

Known across the county as the live music capital of the world, Austin is a city with plenty of culture and entertainment. A quirky mix of old and new, traditional and sophisticated, Austin has something for everyone. Named the “Second Best Big City to Live” by Money magazine, “Fifth Hot City for Entrepreneurs” by Entrepreneur.com, and the “Eighth Best City for Singles” by Forbes, Austin certainly adores the spotlight.
As the Capital city of Texas and home to the University of Texas, Austin is a haven for art, history and culture. Check out our list below of some of the most popular events and destinations in Austin and be sure to visit www.austintexas.org for even more information on Austin’s many wonderful attractions.

• The University of Texas is one of the nation’s largest universities and home to the Texas Longhorns, UT is a hub of education, art, research and sports.
• St. Edward’s University
• Concordia University
• Acton MBA
• LBJ School of Public Affairs
• Austin Technology Incubator

• SXSW – South by Southwest Music and Film Festival
• Urban Music Festival
• Austin City Limits Music Festival
• Austin City Limits
• Austin Film Festival

• Blanton Museum of Art
• Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
• Austin Museum of Art
• Laguna Gloria Museum
• Umlauf Sculpture Garden
• French Legation Museum

• The Paramount Theatre & State Theatre
• Long Center for the Performing Arts
• UT Performing Arts Center
• Austin Lyric Opera
• One World Theatre
• Austin Symphony
• Ballet Austin

• Texas State Capitol grounds
• Austin Zoo
• Texas Hill Country Wine Trails
• Zilker Botanical Garden
• Barton Springs
• Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
• LBJ Presidential Library
• Republic of Texas Biker Rally
• University of Texas Longhorn Sports

• The Domain
• The Arboretum at Great Hills
• Barton Creek Square
• Whole Foods (Headquartered in Austin)
• Hill Country Galleria
• The Shops at the Galleria

• Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
• Dell Computers
• Microsoft Technology Center – Austin
• Motorola
• National Instruments
• Sun Microsystems
• Samsung Semiconductor