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“The heart of Austin”
Review of 6th Street

6th Street
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$44.10*
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Cluetivity Bar Hop in Austin
Ranked #9 of 210 Nightlife in Austin
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Owner description: City sponsored, multi block party every weekend in downtown Austin. Street is blocked off for pedestrians only around 11:PM. Best pub crawl
Reviewed November 11, 2013

Sixth Street seemed to be where everything was happening. There are a variety of places but they all seem to bee offering the same thing. If you're use to a 2 O'clock city it will probably be to your liking. The live music everywhere was nice. Its nice to see upcoming talent. One thing I can say for sure about Sixth Street its a perfect representation of what keeps Austin weird. Personal I found the people on the street equally as entertaining as those in the clubs. Sixth Street is a must to complete one"s trip to Austin.

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Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

If you are alone, if you are a woman, if you are a tourist, beware. The pubs look fun, but the people around look at you as if they were considering doing something. Nothing happened to me, but I felt uncomfortable. Go during the day, preferably with companions and wearing nothing too fancy, and be alert.

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Reviewed November 8, 2013

Sixth street offers nightlife with an early start (and no doubt late finish) including many venues with life music -we enjoyed the Bat Bar, no cover fee- and within walking distance from downtown hotels such as the Omni. A must-see when in Austin. Well policed, appears to be quite safe really (if you are used to Amsterdam).

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Reviewed November 8, 2013

On 6th street lots of things are for free (see photos) --- smells, hangovers, orgasms, and hugs!

Otherwise a rowdy yet pleasant strip where the nightlife actually starts pretty early ... as early as eight o'clock for the more senior people. Definitely a must see in Austin. Close to downtown hotels such as the Omni.

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Reviewed November 5, 2013

We came to Austin specifically to spend a weekend bar hopping down 6th Street. Each bar has it's own vibe and nearly every one has live music. Do yourself a favor and go on your own personal "pub crawl" having one drink at each bar. Many/most bars don't have a cover (especially before 9pm). Aside from Nashville, I doubt you'll find a higher concentration of really talented musicians in such a small geographic area.

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