South Congress

South Congress


Immerse yourself in the infamous nightly bat show & stay steps from the South Congress Bridge with complimentary parking, breakfast and late checkout. 🦇

Book the Austin Bat Package now through Sept. 30!
There's always something new to discover when you take a stroll down South Congress from shops and restaurants to live music venues! Tag a friend who you want to explore this neighborhood with.
ATX Condo Spotlight: Location, location, location! That pretty much sums up what's so amazing about Zilkr on the Park Condominiums, right on Barton Springs with Zilker Park as its backyard. Affordable, luxury units walking distance to South Lamar, South Congress, South 1st, Downtown, and the hike & bike trail. Literally the best of Austin right outside your front door!

Visit my website,, to explore available units or reach out anytime! [email protected] / 512-988-3171
We are open! Not finished yet, but we are open for business, come on by and say hello. You’ll find us just around the corner from the old place and if you don’t know where the old place was, well google us 1714 South Congress. 🥳👍
Vibrant lampposts line South Congress. Our crew from Signs & Markings installed fresh street banners throughout the district last week, matching the area's custom street signs.
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Get to know Erin Arnheim, CEO of Legacy Collective, in the newly released Shoutout DFW article! Erin discusses the importance of integrity and chasing your dreams while sharing her journey with Legacy Collective.

“Integrity matters most to me. When I think of the word Integrity, I think of someone who strives to be honest in all they do and sticks to their moral principles even if that comes with a personal cost.”

Erin also shares her ideal day spent in Austin and highlights some must-visit local businesses.

Shoutout to:
Hotel San Jose
Kerbey Lane Cafe
Ladybird lake (or as the original locals call it, Town Lake)
The Salt Lick
South Congress

Lastly, Erin pays tribute to Jen Hatmaker for being a wonderful mentor.

“Jen Hatmaker, Legacy’s Co-Founder, is incredibly worthy of this shoutout! She has used her influence to connect me to women that I can learn from; she has stood up for me in uncomfortable situations unlike anyone I have ever worked with; and she has made sure that I feel supported, loved, and appreciated for not only my work but for who I am as a person.”

Read the full article here!

$200K for a beautifully remodeled place in 78704? Yup! You know this Riverwalk Condos studio is going to fly 👏 Enjoy the Austin lifestyle in this light-filled unit overlooking the pool and centrally located close to downtown, South Congress, and Barton Springs.

500 E Riverside, Unit 218 • 78704 | Reach out to Noa for details: [email protected] / 512.659.3898 »
Hey ATX! Shop Small this Saturday (and everyday)!! Check out some of the established business districts around town and tag some of your favorite small businesses in the comments :)

2ND Street District - Austin, TX // Eliza Page
East 12th Street Merchant's Association - Austin, TX // Altatudes
East Cesar Chavez District // Juan in a Million
North Lamar International District // International Food-Market
Red River Cultural District // Esther's Follies
South Congress // Parts & Labour
The next First Thursday installment takes place tonight! The festivities start around 5 p.m. on South Congress.
Live music, art and giveaways take over South Congress through September 2nd.
Designed by the award-winning firm FAB Architecture, this Travis Heights new construction, modern treehouse is now SOLD. 💥 Perched above 0.207 acres of private grounds replete with large live oak trees, lush landscaping, pool and an open-air casita that includes an outdoor kitchen, covered dining room + a powder room. Incredible access to the best that Austin has to offer including Lady Bird Lake, Auditorium Shores, Little & Big Stacy Parks, Hotel Saint Cecilia, Music Lane, South Congress, and so much more. This property is truly the greatest of both worlds... an urban, pedestrian-friendly location in a residential neighborhood.

SOLD: 815 Rutherford Pl | 4 beds + den + 3.5 baths | 2-Car Garage | Seller Representation by Bryan Cady: [email protected] / 512.731.7489 »
South Congress

South Congress Avenue in Austin is a nationally known and celebrated shopping district commonly refe The coolest street in Austin, TX!

Photos from South Congress's post 02/03/2023

It’s Friday and FINALLY sunny which means we can look forward to the annual 🌶️ CHILI COOK-OFF 🌶️ this Sunday hosted by and 🥳 Come on out and enjoy cups of chili, live music, drinks, and lots of dancing! 👏🏻 See y’all then!

Photos from South Congress's post 01/24/2023

A South Congress photo dump on this rainy day 💌 Don’t forget to follow us so you can stay up to date on events and happenings on the street! ✨


The cold weather might have lasted for a solid week but this weather is the perfect temperature for a stroll down South Congress 😌✨


It’s a rainy night on South Congress but you’ll always be able to spot ✨


Happy Tuesday folks! After all these gloomy rainy days, It’s finally sunny outside, which means it’s a great day to support some local businesses, eat great food, and spend some time outside. Come on out to South Congress for a great Tuesday! 🥳

Photos from South Congress's post 11/08/2022

South Congress photo dump! 🤠✨ Happy Tuesday y’all. Stay tuned for some fun events and things happening on the street for the holidays coming up soon!


The annual South Congress Candy and Cocktail Crawl is BACK and we are so excited! 🍭 Enjoy a spooky cocktail, a collectible cup, AND candy for all the kiddos at each participating businesses: and 👻

Please tag us in ALL your photos so we can repost! See y’all there 🎃

Photos from South Congress's post 10/22/2022

South Congress film dump 📸

Photos by talented , dm her for any inquiries! 🥳


Have you been to this new mural at ?! It’s a perfect photo op in our opinion (we aren’t biased we swear). 🥂 Come on by and take a pic when you’re out on the street and make sure to tag us so we can repost! 🥳


It was a beautiful Sunday on South Congress today and we are READY for the “cool front” this week! (Aka, low 90s, but for us Texans, anything counts!)


Happy Monday folks!


It’s a beautiful night out here on South Congress as we’re gearing up for the big Texas vs Alabama game! What are y’all’s plans for the weekend? 🥳


Our very last First Thursday of the summer is TOMORROW! Come on out and enjoy live music, promotions and discounts at participating stores, drinks and eats, and a guaranteed good time! 🥰🥳 Starts around 4pm! We hope to see you there!


The only thing I’m thinking about on these sunny days is Güero's Taco Bar] homemade salsa… and queso… and everything else on their menu 😭🥰 Come catch your lunch break or dinner at Güero's Taco Bar] for a delicious and refreshing dinner!

Photos from South Congress's post 08/12/2022

Craving South Congress Cafe Brunch? 1/2 off mimosas? Live Music? We got you covered this weekend with events on South Congress! Swipe to see all the details. 🥳

Photos from South Congress's post 08/08/2022

The sad news is true. , our beloved year-round costume store will be closing by the end of 2022. They have been a key staple to South Congress and Austin culture and will be dearly missed by the community. Shop and support Lucy in Disguise before they close!


Have you seen our iconic Willie for President mural located right by Homeslice and Stag Provisions? It’s an Austin staple for many and a popular picture spot for locals and visitors. Stop by on this fine Sunday, snag a pic and tag us! We love to see y’all cheesin with 🥰

Photos from South Congress's post 07/26/2022

Some South Congress pups for your feed this lovely Tuesday 🥳

Photos from South Congress's post 07/13/2022

It’s about that time, anyone got dinner plans? We know we do 🤤


I spy some electrical boxes on South Congress getting a makeover! That’s right, we’ve hired a talented team of local artists to turn these once bland & silver electrical boxes into little pieces of art along the street! Have you spotted any yet? Be sure to be on the lookout for them this weekend! 🥳


Happy 4th of July weekend y’all! We got lots of events comin your way to make for a great Monday. Stay tuned on our Instagram stories and lookout for a post on Sunday with all the details. 😏🥳


When something “sweet o clock” hits tonight, you know where to find us. We got 3 amazing ice cream shops on the street to satisfy your summer sweet tooth 🥳😏 and are all open for biz and waiting for you!



YALL MEANS ALL! Especially here on South Congress! 🏳️‍🌈 Just because pride month is wrapping up doesn’t mean our support stops! We want to vocalize our support for the LGBTQIA+ community, no matter what month it may be. Y’all are ALWAYS welcome on our street. 🥳 Happy Saturday folks, come see us today.


Happy Fathers Day to all the amazing dads out there! We hope you’re day is filled with love from those closest to you and if you’re lucky, a stroll down South Congress 🥰🥳


You made it to Friday and deserve a refreshing cocktail to kickstart the weekend! Head to for an amazing selection and a guaranteed great start to your weekend 🥳🥂


We’ve made it halfway through the week! That must call for a taco or margarita or SOMETHING on the patio. 😏 Take advantage of it with this overcast weather today! 😉


Another FIRST THURSDAY is happening tonight! Come on out for some great shopping, delicious food, refreshing drinks and some amazing live music. Check out our insta stories for more detailed events and times. We’ll see y’all there 🥳😌


Friday MOOD! Happy weekend y’all, South Congress is open for photo ops, great food, lots of shopping, and ice cold margaritas! 🍹


Trying to plan the perfect summer day in Austin? How about a dip in the beautiful Austin Motel] pool? 🍹Reserve your daily pool pass or join their swim club now! More information on their Instagram Austin Motel] or website!


When Pierce Brosnan] was filming “The Son” here in Austin back in 2017, he immersed himself as an Austin local - going to Barton Creek, buying a custom cowboy hat, and drinking a bloody Mary’s at our very own 😏

So in honor of his birthday today, we decided to share this amazing photo of him at Guero’s. Happy Birthday Pierce Brosnan]!

Credit to for the information above. Head to their website ( to check out the full story and also go give their profile a follow because they’re the best! 🥰


Texas Summer is HERE y’all 🥵 but don’t fret, we got here on South Congress for some ice cold ice cream on these hot summer days. 🍦🍧 Ok but serious question…. are you a cone or cup person? Comments are open for debate 😏


If you didn’t know Mothers Day is this Sunday and don’t have a gift, now ya do! 😌 Shop the newest Kendra Scott product and pick out something perfect for Mom! 🥳 With your purchase of $150 or more, head to the Good Juju's Ford Flower Truck to create your own complimentary bouquet with Mom's favorite blooms. Then finish the gift with a complimentary printed photo of you and the family and customize a hand painted, one of a kind Mother's Day card by local Austin artist, Kelti Smith. A complete gift, she'll be sure to love!


The very first FIRST THURSDAY of the summer season is tomorrow and we couldn’t be more excited! And get this….. it’s also on Cinco de Mayo 😏 Lots to celebrate! Come on down and enjoy live music, shopping, and some good good food. Festivities start around 4pm. We’ll see ya there 🥳


Monday morning coffee rush from our friends over on ☺️☕️ If you’re lookin for a new coffee shop to visit, stop by two hands for a delicious variety of food and drinks!

Photos from South Congress's post 04/27/2022

It’s ’s one year anniversary and they are wanting to celebrate with ALL of you this Saturday! Join them for an amazing farmers market with various vendors (swipe to see list of vendors). And of course, by coming you can support a number of local businesses, including themself! 🍊 See y’all there!

Photos from South Congress's post 04/20/2022

is celebrating 4/20 today with small coffees and .grass legal joints for $12! What’s not to love about this combo? Come on out and support some local businesses! 🥳


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