The Austin Transportation Department maintains a list of upcoming events that may cause traffic delays or street closures.
Block parties are a great way for neighbors to connect. They require a $50 permit from the City. Visit austintexas.gov/blockparty to find information on permit applications and requirements, as well as party planning tips and assistance.
Looking to avoid the scene? Austin's Parks can provide a welcome respite from the relentless energy of SXSW. Enjoy a few rounds of golf (or disc golf) or check out a relaxing spot like Mayfield Park. You can find out more by visiting austintexas.gov/parks.
This team focuses on City Code violations associated with large gatherings and parties. Visit the PACE website to find information on event permits, requirements and assistance.