Austin is well known as the “Music Capital of Texas”, and the nightlife would surely back up that claim! From live music to food and fun, Austin is the place to go for entertainment and nightlife. It’s no surprise that Austin is quickly gaining a reputation for its 10 entertainment districts spread throughout the city. In these entertainment districts you’ll find everything from fun bars, trendy shops, cool live music venues, museums, galleries, museums, scenic outdoor destinations, some excellent restaurants, and lots to see and do.

Here are the top 10 Austin entertainment districts:

West Sixth Street

Downtown Entertainment District

Rainey Street

Red River Cultural District

Sixth Street

Central Austin Entertainment District

East Austin Entertainment District

North Austin Entertainment District

South Congress Ave

Sixth Street Austin entertainment district
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Mike Sharp
Author: Mike Sharp

I have a passion for travel and outdoor activities, and now I'm enjoying retired life. I will continue my traveling, golfing, boating, and enjoying life all across the great state of Texas.

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