About Austin

Visiting Austin? Learn about events happening around town, as well as where you can eat, stay and experience Austin.

Be a Green Visitor

The City of Austin takes pride in being a sustainable community. You can help us work toward this goal! Taking just four steps can ensure that you’re being a green visitor.

Ground Transportation

Learn about private or public transportation options in Austin.

Plan Your Visit

Visit the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau website to browse through the City’s unique locations to eat, shop, stay and listen to music while you’re here.

Currency Exchange

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and several financial institutions in the City offer currency exchanges. Contact an institution to make sure its staff can exchange your currency before visiting.

Local Smoking & Drinking Laws

The City of Austin and the State of Texas have laws that govern smoking and consumption of alcohol. Learn more about these laws to make sure you have a safe and trouble-free visit in Austin.

Non-Emergency Assistance

We hope your stay in Austin is enjoyable, but in the event of a non-emergency situation, please contact 3-1-1 or call 512-974-2000 for assistance. For medical assistance, view a list of area hospitals.

In the event of an emergency, please dial 9-1-1.

Shopping in Austin

Thanks for shopping in Austin! A great resource for visitors looking to buy local is LocallyAustin.org, a list of small austin businesses that offer a wide variety of goods and services.