Bars / Happy Hour in Austin, Texas

Austin is full of great bars and pubs. From laid back to velvet rope, you are sure to find tons of great places to drink and socialize in Austin, Texas. So the next time you’re looking for some nightlife fun make sure you check out one or more of the many great bars and pugs in Austin, Texas.

97.14 Celebrate National Beer Day

97.14 Celebrate National Beer Day

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

It seems that every day is a ‘National Day’ of something, and ‘Beer Day’ is one that most people can probably get behind. Luckily Austin has plenty of beer drinking establishments. Here are places with great beer selections so you can grab a cold one and celebrate accordingly. Craft Pride Easy Tiger The Draught House

96.14 Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger

96.14 Easy Sunday at Easy Tiger

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

I’m all for taking it easy at Easy Tiger’s Easy Sunday. They’re going to have everything you need for a perfect little Sunday Funday action. They’ll have $1 Austin Beerworks Cans, a Ping-Pong tournament where you can win tickets and a meet and greet with Arcade Fire. Windmill Bicycles will have a pop up shot

95.14 Black Sheep Lodge 4th Annual Crawfish Boil

95.14 Black Sheep Lodge 4th Annual Crawfish Boil

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

You know what sounds good today? A crawfish boil and some March Madness. Black Sheep Lodge is having their 4th Annual Crawfish Boil starting today at 2:00. Head out for crawfish and hang out for the March Madness games this evening. Admission: $7 per scoop (a little over a pound) When: today, April 5th Time:

89.14 Last Beer and Crawfish Boil at Lustre Pearl

89.14 Last Beer and Crawfish Boil at Lustre Pearl

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

It’s time for Lustre Pearl’s last hurrah. The bar that put Rainey Street on the map is having its last crawfish boil and serving its last beer today. As part of more growing pains for the city, this Rainey Street staple will shut its doors to make room for the condo high-rise, Millennium Rainey. Lustre

77.14 Porter Ale House Gastropub

77.14 Porter Ale House Gastropub

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Restaurants, Things To Do In Austin

I decided to take a rare break from ‘Trailer Tuesday’ today as many food trucks around town are taking some time off post SXSW. We will resume ‘Trailer Tuesday’ next week. I’ll still leave you with somewhere new to eat and drink! Last week I needed a break from the downtown excitement and found myself

76.14 The Goodnight’s SIN Patty’s Day

76.14 The Goodnight’s SIN Patty’s Day

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin

Are you still feeling a bit of a SXSW hangover? Imagine how all those bartenders feel who’ve been working 12+ hour days for the last week and a half! It’s time for all of us to cut loose together and celebrate one of my favorite holidays of the year. The Goodnight is hosting a SIN

65.14 Rainey Street Pub Crawl

65.14 Rainey Street Pub Crawl

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

‘Tis officially the calm before the SX storm. While wise advice would be to take it easy tonight, and rest up for all that’s in store… that wouldn’t make for a very exciting blog post. What the heck, life is short, let’s start the weeklong party now. Independence Brewing is going to be on Rainey

Top Places To Get A Margarita in Austin, Texas

Top Places To Get A Margarita in Austin, Texas

By Kristy Owen & Jason Neff | Austin Bucket List, Bars / Happy Hour, Featured Gallery, Restaurants, Things To Do In Austin

La Condesa:  My personal favorite, and according to this poll on Eater Austin, I’m not alone. They’re unfortunately also on the higher end of pricing for this list, so I’d recommend trying them at happy hour (select cocktails and appetizers are massively discounted) to make sure you’re committed to spending 10+ bucks on the best

52.14 Cheer Up Charlie’s Grand Re-Opening

52.14 Cheer Up Charlie’s Grand Re-Opening

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

When Cheer Up Charlie’s announced they were being forced out of their lease at the end of last year, patrons needed to be ‘cheered up’ more than ever. Luckily, this little bar is resilient and didn’t let the relocation hinder their spirits! It didn’t take them long to set up shop and get things going

V-Day Top Pick: The Goodnight's 'Singled Out' Event

V-Day Top Pick: The Goodnight’s ‘Singled Out’ Event

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin

One of the reasons I LOVE an event at The Goodnight is that they always give away ridiculously awesome prizes. This Valentine’s Day event is no different; they’ll be giving away two weekend trips to Horseshoe Bay Resort, complete with a spa and golf package! See my previous post on Horseshoe Bay to fully grasp

19.14 Brunch at Yellow Jacket Social Club

19.14 Brunch at Yellow Jacket Social Club

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

Today has all the makings of a nice little Sunday Funday. It’s going to be another gorgeous day in the Capital City and there are two pretty big football games on TV this afternoon. Brunch at Yellow Jacket Social Club is the perfect way to get your day started. This casual setting serves up a

8.14 Bubbles & Booze Happy Hour with Live Jazz at Whisler’s

8.14 Bubbles & Booze Happy Hour with Live Jazz at Whisler’s

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

After decades of serving cold beer to locals; the old Rabbit’s Lounge finally closed down, and Whisler’s has the task of coming into the space and making what was old, new again. The building still has the rustic feel of the old venue, but now serves up classic craft cocktails. They seem to do everything right

3.14 Austin Free Week

3.14 Austin Free Week

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

Seeing a show during Free Week should be part of the ‘becoming an Austin resident’ initiation process. If you’re unfamiliar with it, Free Week  has been a celebration of music in Austin since 2003. Legend has it that Emo’s was one of the first venues to start the tradition, but it’s now spread through most

2.14 Tequila Underground at Tacos & Tequila

2.14 Tequila Underground at Tacos & Tequila

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

Have you recovered from your New Year’s Eve hangover yet? If not, maybe a little ‘hair of the dog’ will help you feel better! Tequila Underground at Tacos & Tequila (TNT) seems like just what the doctor ordered. Every Thursday, their mixologists create custom cocktails using the over 100 types of tequila they have to

362.13 Visit Cheer Up Charlie’s Before They Close/Move

362.13 Visit Cheer Up Charlie’s Before They Close/Move

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Things To Do In Austin

The times they are a changing. Incase you missed the news, the property that Cheer Up Charlie’s sits on was recently sold and they were give news that their lease will not be renewed on January 15th. While they are currently in search of a new location there is something charming about basically everything at