South By Southwest Festival (SXSW)

South By Southwest

South By Southwest (SXSW) is the Texas Hill Country’s premier event for music, food, comedy and entertainment. Artists and vendors from all over the world descend on Austin, TX to share their cuisine and talents. The South by Southwest festival lineup spans genres and cuisine from all walks of life share in the fun and spectacle that is the South By Southwest festival each year.

'Comedy Bang Bang' live at the 2018 SXSW Comedy Festival – Photo by Alexa Gonzalez-Wagner

If you have not experienced the eclectic mix of events, concerts, food and beverages, you should consider a trip to SXSW in Austin. South by Southwest tickets are available for individual events or festival passes at different access levels.

As a result of high demand, remember to register early and prices increase after February 15, 2019. Pass options range from music only, film only, an interactive track and an all access Platinum badge. With so many choices, we recommend researching what you want to see and select the right package in advance. So take a break, buy that new painting or see an extra show during the legendary South by Southwest festival!

Hill Country Lodging

During the SXSW Festival, we find a very popular option is to leverage a vacation rental company. As a result, a vacation rental home professional knows the local area and can customize a solution to perfectly meet your needs. After a long day eating, drinking, listening to music and having a great time, you want to relax. So why not step into a bubbling hot tub or swim a few laps in a gorgeous private pool. When you use a company like Hill Country Premier Lodging, they can quickly find the perfect luxury home or cabin in the Texas Hill Country for you.

Additionally, a vacation rental home or vacation condo can provide privacy and comfort when it’s convenient for you. As an added feature, these locations are someone else’s vacation home. You’ll feel right at home in someone else’s home! Stroll in at 2am and feel like relaxing by the pool – no problem! Jump on in and gaze up at the clear Texas skies. You might even catch a glimpse of a meteor or two.

The key is to do your research and understand what will make your stay amazing. Many vacation rentals offer full outdoor grills and patios, hot tubs or pools, satellite television, full kitchens/bathrooms and even washers and dryers. These locations are great for large groups and families as well.