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“Fun, fun, fun !”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of 6th Street

6th Street
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Austin Capitol Segway Tour
Ranked #3 of 193 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
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Fun, fun, fun !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

We were there at night on the 4th of July. What a lively place!
Many restaurants, bars, nightclubs and stores lining the street.
Dancers on the windows, happy people on the street, multiple
choices, great bands to listen to or euro beat clubs.
Ideal for bar hopping.
We had a fantastic time and would go back for sure.

Visited July 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Awesome!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

We went to 6th Street for a meal and finished up staying until very late. The street is lined with various reaturants and bars with a variety of entertainment options. After our meal we walked outside to find that the street had been closed to traffic and pedestrians were free to wander from venue to venue hassle free, what a great idea!! We came back 3 nights in a row and on each occasion we had a great time in a friendly and relaxed environment. For steak lovers a meal Ruth's Chris is a must, it is slightly up market but well worth it. If ever you are in Austin and are looking for a great variety of quality food choices or live music, a DJ, duelling pianos or even a ride on a mechanical bull, you will find it here. I absolutely loved 6th Street !!!

Visited August 2013
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Athens, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great people watching....”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

This is a fun strip of shops and bars. It ranged from the down and dirty biker bar all the way to the hoity toity black and white restaurant. We didn't partake due to time restrictions, but had a great time walking the street and people watching. The bars look fun, the music was GREAT, and the characters...fascinating. It has sort of a Bourbon St. feel, but on a more maintained level - more laid back. I can't wait to go back when we have more time to enjoy :)

Visited July 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Even fun in the day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

I skipped the night scene and went in the afternoon. Even in the day this is a really fun place - lots of character and interesting things to see

Visited July 2014
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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Not a Daytime Activity”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

When our friends told us 6th Street was where the party was, they should have told us it was only hip at nighttime. We went downtown to 6th St. thinking it would be a cool place to get lunch when we first arrived in Austin. We were wrong! There were a few things open but mostly the street was closed up. It really only came alive the next night when we went back. We saw an impromptu marching band, a great comedy show and plenty of young people out on the town. I'd way it was more of a college-aged crowd on the west side of 6th Street. The further east you go, the most hipsters and 30-year-olds you'll encounter.

While it was fun to experience 6th Street, it didn't blow my mind. It felt similar to just about any busy downtown bar scene.

Visited July 2014
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