The Pecan Street Festival is a free, bi-annual arts and crafts festival held on 6th Street in Austin, TX. The festivals showcases artisans from all over, far and wide....who sell their art and crafts.
The festival is the largest art festival in Central Texas, attracting over 300,000 people per event. Like Austin itself, Pecan Street Festival attendees are diverse. Festival admission is free, so people from all walks of life flock to the streets. Some come to buy art. Some come for food, others for the music, but they all come to take part in a tradition that is 100% Austin and has been known for the last 33 years as a great way to spend a weekend.
Sixth Street is the heart of Austin’s live entertainment scene and the self-proclaimed live music capital of the world. It is lined with many historical houses and commercial buildings dating from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The storied old buildings now house numerous bars, a host of live entertainment venues, art galleries, casual cafes and upscale restaurants.
If you are in the Austin area on May 5th and 6th...stop in. You won't experience anything like it!