2017 Fall Pecan Street Festival
September 23rd (11AM - 10PM) & September 24th (11AM - 8PM)

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Who we are

The Pecan Street Festival is one of the largest, and longest-running, arts/crafts and music festivals in the nation presented by The Pecan Street Association, a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization. The festival has been produced by Special Events Live since 2006.

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What we do

The Pecan Street Association supports the Austin community by presenting Pecan Street Festival, the association donates its proceeds towards the preservation of historic 6th Street located in Downtown Austin, Texas. 

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Why us?

When Edwin Waller designed Austin’s street grid, he named north-south streets after Texas rivers and recommended numeric designations for east-west streets. Instead, they were named after trees. That decision was later reversed, and they were renamed with numbers. Though Pecan Street became Sixth Street, the festival honors its original name.

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Thanks to the tremendous support of our partners, the money raised during our event goes directly to support the Pecan Street Association's dutiful efforts to keep the 6th Street district a historical landmark for years to come.

Festival News

Austin Party Ride Says Get Thee to the PSF!

It is difficult to find anyone these days that hasn’t heard of the music scene, breweries, or even BBQ in Austin. Is that all that the capital of Texas has to offer though?  AustinPartyRide.com and MyEpicAdventures.com have compiled a massive infographic detailing the best of the best in Austin and why you should consider either a visit or a relocation to this great city. Check out some of gems in the “7 Great Reasons You Should Move To Austin, Texas.”  The Pecan Street Festival is one of the highlighted festivals:

City Proclamation for Boyd Vance, PSA’s 2016 Heritage Award Winner

The City of Austin will present a proclamation this Thursday, June 22, 5pm, at City Hall/Council Chambers, pre-declaring “Boyd Vance Day” on July 9 (his birthday). UPDATE: Here’s the video – click on “Proclamation 1.” Boyd Vance was the Pecan Street Association’s posthumous Heritage Award winner last year, as an artist/producer/organizer, preserving and promoting the arts in Austin. Councilmember Ora Houston was gracious enough to sponsor a similar honor this year, while Council is tackling the long-overdue issue of systematic racism in our City – something Boyd would have been at the forefront of as he fought to preserve African-American culture while Austin’s African-American population...
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Let’s Become More AMAZING Together!

The Pecan Street Festival needs YOUR voice!   We are constantly striving to improve our Festival. It’s the little things that matter, and we are here to create an experience where even those little things are being given proper attention and commitment. Let’s become more amazing together. Please fill out our survey today!