This Massive Outdoor Street Festival Is One Of Austin’s Most Exciting Traditions

Today it’s known as “Dirty Sixth,” but back in the day Austinites called it Pecan Street. Yes, the east-west streets are no longer named after trees, but the city’s creativity lives on. Twice a year, the city of Austin welcomes one of the biggest outdoor street fairs in the country. Full of fabulous food, exhilarating live music, and excellent craft booths, the Pecan Street Festival keeps people coming back for more. This massive outdoor street festival ins one of Austin’s most exciting traditions.

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