Downtown offers the best of Austin, amplified. This is where creativity and ingenuity meet to deliver the latest foodie hotspots, legendary live music venues, one-of-a-kind shops, and year-round outdoor fun. Rock out or relax – it’s your call. LET’S GO

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Downtown is the epicenter of Austin’s 24/7 idea exchange. This is where enterprises headquarter and entrepreneurs incubate, all harnessing our city’s incredible talent pool, business-friendly infrastructure and uniquely collaborative culture. LET’S GO

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Downtown Austin offers residences to suit any style, whether you’re renting or putting down roots. This is where city excitement meets creature comforts – your walkable new neighborhood puts both nightly entertainment and daily essentials within easy reach.LET’S GO

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Parks & Outdoors

Find your urban oasis.

Escape the daily grind and enjoy Austin’s outdoor lifestyle. Viva el sol!

 


 

300 days of sunshine. Use them wisely.
 

 

get out and Experience the downtown parks

Our downtown parks offer farmers' markets, movies, giant chess for the kids, a scenic lunch spot and more. And the crown jewel – Lady Bird Lake – is a mecca for hiking, biking, boating, fishing, time with your pooch or basking in the sun. Below is a short list of events that are upcoming.  For more details on each event, click on the links. 

Ongoing Events:

 

Yoga in the Parks: Offered by The Austin Parks Foundation in the Spring and Fall seasons at Republic and Wooldridge Square.

 

Sustainable Food Center Farmers' Market:  Every Saturday Rain or Shine, 9am-1pm - Republic Square Park

 

Movies in the Park:  Experience outdoor movies in a downtown park.

 


Downtown Parks for Special Events & Programs

Downtown parks can be reserved for special events and activities. Reservation and permitting fees vary depending on the activity and the number of people anticipated. To learn more or to reserve a downtown park for a special event or activity, contact the Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Office of Special Events at (512) 974-6797.