Welcome to Downtown Austin
A thriving and trendy community with some of the most sought-after venues.
Austin is one of the nation's fastest-growing communities. Downtown Austin is seeing a bulk of that boom thanks to all the amenities offered in the area. This thriving community allows residents easy access to all the big-city amenities without having to deal with big-city headaches, like lack of space and traffic.
Downtown Austin has about 13,000 residents who call the community home. Even with this boom in population over the past couple of years, Austin, specifically Downtown Austin, is one of the best places to live in all of Texas. Residents can look forward to beautiful upscale homes with plenty of privacy even though they are in the heart of downtown.
What to Love
- Conveniently located
- Accessibility to museums and community centers
- Plenty of unique restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues
- Trendy and thriving community
The local lifestyle in downtown Austin is all about soaking in the neighborhood's unique charm. Downtown Austin is a thriving community with lots of trendy boutiques, shops, cafes, and celebrated venues. There is something for every resident in Downtown Austin, which is the main reason the community has seen such growth. The allure of capitalistic diversity has also helped propel Downtown Austin to its current popularity.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
When you want to satisfy your taste buds and your adventurous spirit, the Rainey Street historic district has it all. This row of historic homes has all been renovated into contemporary bungalow bars. Patrons explore the different bars and restaurants here, no matter the time of day. However, if you come during the evening hours, the street transforms into this magical space complete with fairy lights, lively music, and beautiful crowds. It’s a unique ambiance that has become a local favorite.
Other great places to go out and enjoy the flavors of Austin include Roaring Fork. Slow-cooked pork and wood-fired steaks are the highlight dishes of this upscale restaurant. Lamberts is another popular destination for residents seeking an upscale night out on the town. Top-notch barbecue and hearty meals are served while live music trickles through the air as you dine. For authentic Mexican flavors, Tacos Veracruz has authentically made dishes. The tacos here are a revered favorite for both locals and outsiders.
When it comes to enjoying some great entertainment in the city, booking tickets at the ACL Live at Moody Theater is the perfect way to enjoy the creative atmosphere in Austin. Live performances in this 2,750-seat space concert hall are a beautiful way to enjoy a night out on the town with friends and loved ones.
Things to Do
Those who love being in the center of it all will love living in Downtown Austin. Throughout the year, Austin hosts an array of festivals and events. Many of these events take place right in the heart of Downtown Austin. Popular annual events, including the Pecan Street Festival and The Austin City Limits Music Festival, will take place right in your backyard.
The popular saying “Keep Austin Weird” has taken on a literal form at the Museum of the Weird. Here, patrons explore some of the unique oddities made popular by pop culture and our society as a whole. This museum provides an interesting way to explore the town.
Along with having plenty of fun activities for Austinites to enjoy, Downtown Austin is about promoting healthy habits. That's why the annual Capitol 10K is one of the most popular events for fitness fanatics. You don't even have to be a fitness enthusiast to enjoy this 10K community run. It's a great way to get out and spend time with your neighbors all while getting some good cardio in. The race has grown to be the largest 10K in the state and the sixth-largest race in the entire nation.