Visiting Austin? Learn about events happening around town, as well as where you can eat, stay and experience Austin.
The City of Austin takes pride in being a sustainable community. You can help us work toward this goal! Taking just four steps can ensure that you’re being a green visitor.
Learn about private or public transportation options in Austin.
Visit the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau website to browse through the City’s unique locations to eat, shop, stay and listen to music while you’re here.
The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and several financial institutions in the City offer currency exchanges. Contact an institution to make sure its staff can exchange your currency before visiting.
The City of Austin and the State of Texas have laws that govern smoking and consumption of alcohol. Learn more about these laws to make sure you have a safe and trouble-free visit in Austin.
We hope your stay in Austin is enjoyable, but in the event of a non-emergency situation, please contact 3-1-1 or call 512-974-2000 for assistance. For medical assistance, view a list of area hospitals.
In the event of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
Thanks for shopping in Austin! A great resource for visitors looking to buy local is LocallyAustin.org, a list of small austin businesses that offer a wide variety of goods and services. Shoppers should remember that effective March 1, 2013, a Single-Use Carryout Bag requirement began for the City, requiring businesses to provide reusable bags at checkout.