sxsw 2024

Explore Austin's Hidden Gems and Hotspots

Ready to dive into the South by Southwest (SXSW) excitement? The Giles Group are here to ensure you experience the best of Austin during your stay. Check our our recommendations below to get the most out of your time on South Congress and around central Austin!

Eats & Drinks in the heart of Austin

Nestled within Austin’s vibrant South Congress shopping and dining district, our featured restaurants and bars offer a taste of the city’s diverse culinary landscape. With convenient access to bus lines and the city’s scenic hike and bike trail, exploring nearby attractions like Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, and the Barton Creek greenbelt is a breeze. Join us as we delve into a few local gems that embody the spirit of Austin’s dynamic dining scene. PS – while you’re there, don’t forget to grab your photo in front of the “I love you so much” wall at Jo’s.


Must-visit SOCO SHOPPING Spots

As we continue our journey through Austin’s eclectic South Congress district, it’s clear that the shopping options here are just as enticing as the dining scene. From trendy boutiques to classic clothiers, this neighborhood offers a diverse array of fashion destinations. Whether you’re searching for the perfect pair of jeans or the latest in urban streetwear, South Congress has something for every style and budget. Join us as we explore a selection of local gems that embody Austin’s unique fashion culture. 

SXSW 2024 promises to be an exhilarating blend of music, film, television, and technology, further cementing Austin’s reputation as a hotspot for cultural and technological convergence. For those in the real estate industry, SXSW represents an opportunity to connect with a global audience and showcase the best of what our city has to offer. 

Whether you’re a local or in town for SXSW, let these experiences guide you as you continue to explore. If you need more tips or recommendations while you’re here, just give us a shout. Safe travels and enjoy your time in Austin!


Looking for more recommendations? Check out our Downtown Austin, Zilker, Bouldin, and  Travis Heights Neighborhood Guides.

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