Our friends over at CapMetro are once again extending rail ridership during the weekend to help you easily pop on down to the festival on Saturday, May 5th! For bus options, plan your trip here. If you do drive, here are parking options, with a map of all lots and garages.
The Pecan Street Association is proud to present our 2018 Spring Pecan Street Festival featured artist/muralist/author/teacher: J Muzacz, and his original artwork for this festival’s t-shirts and posters – seen above. The Featured Artist booth is adjacent to the Pecan Street Association Booth at Sixth St. and Trinity…where you can purchase festival t-shirts and posters!... Read More
Currently heralded as one of the best books on the Austin 70’s music scene, Armadillo World Headquarters will be for sale at the Pecan Street Association booth (“MERCH” booth, Sixth St. & Trinity) during the festival. As an extra-EXTRA-special treat, authors Eddie Wilson & Jesse Sublett will be at the booth on Saturday, 2-4pm, signing copies! Many... Read More
“Women in the Tejano community have always kept cultural traditions alive.” – Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten, Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History For a combined 106 years of hard work in downtown Austin; investment, sacrifice, curation, community-building, activism and not to mention 10s of 1000s of skillets of migas, three amazing women stood out... Read More
We are proud to present our poster and t-shirts design for this fall; which will be available at the Pecan Street Association booth at 6th St. and Trinity during the festival. It is designed by our featured artist, Eleanor Herasimchuk (known as “Niz“). An Austinite, originally from Lima, Peru, and with Ukrainian roots, she typically works on mural scale. She fuses... Read More
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... Read More
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... Read More
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!
Our electrician, Bob Cannon, better known as – and usually ONLY known as – “Bulb,” has been with the Pecan Street Festival longer than anyone, except for Shannon Sedwick and Michael Shelton. He is, in and of himself, an Austin institution. He has been behind the scenes of so many things that have made this city the... Read More
Celebrate WEIRD: Come in Costume! The City of Austin is recognizing The Pecan Street Festival as the City’s very own overarching “heritage festival.” We have many a nationality and ethnicity to celebrate in Austin, but we lack one large-scale art and music festival that honors them all…that honors the “weird cultural diversity” that is our fair... Read More