W AUSTIN INSIDER
When you're here, you can feel it: there's no other city like Austin. Want to make the most of your visit? Our W Insider, Donna Savage, is here to help. From fashion to music to late-night drinks, no request or desire is too big or too small. From perennial Austin haunts to up-and-coming hotspots, Donna has her finger on the pulse of our city. Read on for a sample itinerary of Donna's perfect Austin day:
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W Insiders across the globe are your backstage pass to what's new/next, an in-the-know group of tastemakers who set the stage for amplified experiences worldwide. Our Insider Donna is here to provide extraordinary, unexpected and next-level local experiences that exemplify the very essence of the W Austin lifestyle. Whether your passion is fashion, design, music, nightlife, or something completely unique, book our LIVE LOUD package for exclusive access to the eclectic energy of Austin.
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Shopping at Austin favorite for one-of-a-kind fashion finds
Whether looking for a pair of sunglasses for one of Austin’s many festivals or something else, By George boutique has you covered. It’s a staple here in Austin’s fashion scene where you can find unique items made here in town and ever hard to come by one-offs, from the world’s most sought after designers.
One of Austin's most dynamic music venues
Austin may be the capital of Texas, but it’s also the live music capital of the world. W Austin is connected to ACL Live Moody Theatre, home of the acclaimed Austin City Limits series, the longest running music television show in American history. ACL Live also boasts an impressive collection of Scott Newton concert photography.
The studio behind Austin's most iconic signs
Colorful and distinctive neon signs are a hallmark of Austin's vibrant and unique style. Evan Voyles, an industry expert in all things neon, crafts vintage-style designs with a modern twist at his studio and gallery, Neon Jungle. His work shines bright even amongst the eclectic group of people and businesses in funky South Austin.
An East Austin haven for artists and creatives
East Austin is THE place for up-and-coming central Texas artists, and the Canopy creative community is one of its standouts. A visit to Canopy emphasizes the connectedness between art, culture, and the public. Visit a working artist's studio, browse public galleries and shops, or grab a hand-crafted coffee.
One of the largest outdoor galleries in the country
HOPE Outdoor Gallery is constantly evolving. It provides muralists, graffiti artists and community groups the opportunity to display their artwork on top of Austin's Castle Hill. HOPE artists are driven by inspirational, educational, and positive messages. Bonus: enjoy goregous hilltop views of the city!
a music-lover's paradise, rocking austin since 1982
An Austin music scene staple, Waterloo's friendly and oh-so-knowledgable staff can't wait to introduce you to your new favorite album. Drop by to browse the extensive vinyl collection, browse hard-to-find tracks from any genre, attend an artist meet-and-greet, or catch a free in-store concert from a white-hot new band.