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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.

May is Bike Month here in Austin and St. Elmo Brewing Co. is celebrating! Every Wednesday evening, St. Elmo is offering a free half pour of beer to anyone who rides their bike to the brewery.

Just let your friendly bartender know you rolled up on two wheels, and a half pour is yours on the house. St. Elmo offers unique brews like their Angus dry stout, tropical Slate American IPA, Evangeline French Saison, and even house-made soda. Folks can grab a bite at the Sour Sop Thai food truck on the dog-friendly patio.

When: Wednesdays in May

Time: 4pm-10pm

St. Elmo Brewing Co.
440 E. St. Elmo Street
Austin, Texas 78745

It’s time to dust off your BeDazzler and bring your A game. Tonight, come celebrate the birthday of the woman who started it all, the Queen of Tejano music … Selena!

Join Bidi Bidi Banda and guests for a night you’ll never forget. Learn how to cumbia or simply show off your skills with Melissa Corpus of MeliSamba. Get your kicks with Austin’s Puro Pinche Party Band, Su Madre.

Plus win prizes in the Selena lookalike and dance contest!

When: Today, April 16th

Cost: $5

4-6 p.m. – Bidi Bidi Banda
6-6:45 p.m. – Cumbia Lessons with Melissa Corpus
6:45-7 p.m. – Selena Lookalike/Dance Contest
7-7:45 p.m. – Su Madre
8-10 p.m. – Bidi Bidi Banda

The Highball
1120 S Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704

We know a good Happy Hour when we see one. That is why June’s is our new go-to spot. Here’s the deal half-off all food and half off bubbles.

Order however you’d like but these are my menu favorites: the fried chicken sandwich, snapper carpaccio and burger. If you have a sweet tooth treat yourself to the monster cookie.

When: daily

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

1722 South Congress
Austin, Texas 78704

The Austin Arizona State Alumni Association is bringing back their PAC 12 Puppy Pub Crawl! And this time they’re partnering with the University of Washington to help us all drink for a great cause—our furry friends at Austin Humane Society!

A $15 donation is suggested to get a wristband for drink specials at the participating bars. Puppies are welcome, but you don’t need a dog to participate, nor do you need to be part of the PAC 12 conference. This is the kind of day everyone can get behind.

When: Today, April 1st

Times and Locations:

12:30–2 p.m. Bangers

2–3 p.m. Parlor Room
$4 Tito’s and $4 Shiner

3–4 p.m. Bar 96
25% off your tab

4–5 p.m. Bungalow
$4 Tito’s and $4 Shiner


Everyone’s favorite hour of the day just keeps getting better and better. Hopdoddy has relaunched their $5 Happy Hour and you need to add it to your list. It’s a serious deal on one of the best meals in town.

They have:

  • $5 Craft Drinks
  • $5 Wine
  • $5 Signature Sips
  • $5 Seasonal Burger
  • $5 All Fries

When: Monday – Friday

Time: 3:00-6:30 p.m.


Every Tuesday, Lonesome Dove will offer an extended happy hour from 3 PM – 9 PM, featuring live music and a menu of food and drink specials in the bar and lounge. Sip on signature TX Whiskey Gingers for just $5, along with $2 Lone Star Longnecks and $3 Local Brews, $5 Reyka Bluebonnets and Casamigos Margaritas and Palomas, and $10 Love 22 Jalapeño Cucumber Margaritas while enjoying discounted LDA menu favorites including:

  •  $12 Fettine Trios
  • $8 Soked Tenderloin Sausage & Pretzel Board
  • $3 Hamachi Tostadas
  • $3 Carpaccio Nachos
  • $3 Wild Boar Ribs
  • $2 Corn Fried Catfish
  • $5 Beef and Lamb Bacon Sliders (2 to an order)

When: Tuesdays

Time: 3pm-9pm

Lonesome Dove
419 Colorado Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Sometimes Mondays just demand Happy Hour. WuChow never fails. The food is delicious and you can definitely fill yourself up and call it dinner. They have a $5 cocktail of the day and $5 wine. Mondays definitely don’t have to suck!

You really cannot mess up ordering because it is all so amazing but here’s a look at my order.

  • Chicken & Taro Eggrolls
  • Basil Chicken Dumplings
  • Tenderbelly Pork Belly Bao
  • Spicy Sichuan Deep-Fried Chicken
  • Sichuan Spicy Wontons
  • ***Not on Happy Hour but I can’t go there without ordering are the Honey Prawns.

Here is a look at the Happy Hour menu (from our instagram story):

wuchow happy hour

When: Monday- Friday

Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

500 W. 5th Street
Austin, Texas


Don’t have Happy Hour plans after work? Change that because it’s National Margarita Day! If there’s one things Austinites know it’s were to drink margaritas.

Check out our list of Best Places To Get A Margarita In Austin to see our favorite places to grab a cocktail.

But we didn’t stop there, here are more places around Austin to celebrate!

    1. Maudie’s
    2. Trudy’s
    3. TNT – Tacos & Tequila
    4. Hula Hut
    5. Nuevo Leon
    6. Polvos
    7. La Condesa
    8. Fonda San Miguel
    9. Pelons
    10. South Congress Cafe
    11. Guero’s Taco Bar
    12. El Chile Cafe y Cantina
    13. Vivo
    14. Curra’s Grill 
    15. Baby Acapulco
    16. Chuy’s
    17. The Cedar Door
    18. Jorge’s
    19. Ranch 616
    20. Z Tejas
    21. Matt’s El Rancho
    22. Texas Chili Parlor
    23. Jack Allen’s Kitchen
    24. Rio Rita Cafe y Cantina
    25. Key Bar
    26. The Oasis
    27. Abel’s On the Lake
    28. Little Woodrow’s
    29. Santa Rita Cantina
    30. Red’s Porch
    31. Sazon
    32. El Arroyo
    33. Threadgill’s
    34. Takoba
    35. El Alma
    36. Ski Shores
    37. Pelon’s
    38. Uncle Julio’s 
    39. The Goodnight
    40. Launderette
    41. Benji’s
    42. Jacoby’s
    43. Fixe
    44. Seasucker
    45. Corner Bar at The JW Marriott
    46. Icenhauer’s
    47. South Congress Hotel
    48. Gloria’s
    49. Juliet
    50. Freedman’s

Everyone’s favorite hour of the day just keeps getting better and better. Hopdoddy has relaunched their $5 Happy Hour and you need to add it to your list. It’s a serious deal on one of the best meals in town.

They have:

  • $5 Craft Drinks
  • $5 Wine
  • $5 Signature Sips
  • $5 Seasonal Burger
  • $5 All Fries

When: Monday – Friday

Time: 3:00-6:30 p.m.



For the fifth year in a row, everybody’s favorite mustache-themed Austin bar will be judging the upper-lip decor of the city’s manliest men. Come one, come all and enter the Olympics of mustache competitions.

There are three big prizes: Best Stache, Best Beard, and Best Fake Stache. So groom like you’ve never groomed before and get downtown to win some cash!


When: Today, January 25th

Time: 8 p.m. – midnight

121 E 5th St.
Austin, TX 78701