First Thursday on SOCO
It’s Easy to Spend a Day on South Congress
Some of the best local shopping can be found on South Congress in Austin, TX. From the amazing cowboy boot selection at Allen’s, to the quirky t-shirt shops, everyone in the party can find something to suit themselves.
Austin is a city of incredible artistic talent and it is on full display every First Thursday on SOCO.
Shopping, sure, but let’s get to the important stuff: the food! Homeslice Pizza followed by Amy’s Ice Creams is a powerhouse combo that is hard to beat. Unless you’re also trying to watch the game, in which case, Doc’s followed by Hey Cupcake is an excellent option. The possibilities are endless, really, SOCO has it all- from sea food to tapas to burgers.
And of course, there will always be music. The Continental Club is a staple in the Austin music scene. House bands, along with musicians known worldwide grace the stage at this bar. It’s a great spot to finish off a wonderful day of strolling and enjoying Austin’s culture.
TIPS FOR CONQUERING FIRST THURSDAY ON SOCO:
– Allen’s Boots gives free tequila shots!
– Take a photo at Joe’s Coffee by the famous ‘I love you so much’ wall art
– Pace yourself, there’s a lot of awesome stuff to buy and eat!