May
13
12:00 pm12:00

Austin Fashion Week Soiree on 2nd Street

We're partnering with Austin Fashion Week to bring you the hottest spring and summer trends in the 2nd Street District featuring Bonobos, Eliza Page, HACIENDA, Hemline, Luxe Apothetique, League of Rebels, ModCloth, Rae Cosmetics, Saint Bernard, Sikara & Co., Teddies for Betty’s, and UAL.

Join us from noon to 4 for trunk shows, mini runway events, designer showcases and more! 


Apr
16
12:00 pm12:00

Easter Sunday in the 2nd Street District

Celebrate Easter Sunday in the 2nd Street District with restaurant specials that will satisfy everyone's palette:

Taverna will offer an extraordinary Easter menu featuring Frittata, Pesce, and Carne among other specialty dishes. A special Easter dessert of Italian cream cake garnish with toasted coconut flakes, macadamia nuts and fresh mix berries will also be available.

Café Ruckus will have their famous Afternoon High Tea service on Easter. Reservations available at austintearoom.com or by calling 512-476-7825.

The Bonneville will serve brunch until 3:00pm on Easter Sunday and dinner until 6:00pm.  Dinner will feature the regular menu available as well as Easter specialties such as Rabbit and seasonal spring appetizers like grilled asparagus salad with a quail egg and house smoked trout rillettes will also be offered. Reservations available at (512) 428-4643 or opentable.com.

III Forks is offering a $48 3 course menu along with a limited version of their regular menu and will be open from 12:00 - 8:00. The 3 course menu features your choice of Roasted Tenderloin, Double-Cut Herb Crusted Lamb Chop, or Airline Chicken Paillard and comes with your choice of salad and dessert. Reservations available at (512) 474-1776 or www.3forks.com/austin.

CRÚ is now taking reservations for their popular Napa-style Easter Brunch. The 3 Course Prix Fixe menu will feature your choice of Rosemary Roasted Leg of Lamb, Rock Shrimp Omelet, CRÚ Crab Cake Benedict among other CRU favorites. Added bonus: Enjoy 1/3 off all bottles of wine. 

Apr
13
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Street Social

Join us for a delicious tour through the 2nd Street District. Enjoy bite stops at The BonnevilleCon' Olio Oils & VinegarsCru Wine BarTaverna Pizzeria and Risotteria and the NEW Alimentari 28.

Map pickup and Austin Cocktails sips at Northshore Austin, 110 San Antonio St. Must be 21+ to drink. 

In addition to the tastings, our 2nd Street shops will have specials throughout the duration of the event: 
Austin Rocks Texas will have Buy One, Get One sunglasses
Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars will offer 10% off any purchase
Eliza Page will donate 20% of their sales to Girlstart
HACIENDA Austin will offer 20% off total purchase
Hemline Austin will take 20% off for anyone who mentions the 2nd Street Social during the duration of the event
Jo's Coffee Downtown will extend their happy hour pricing until 8PM
La Condesa Austin will extend happy hour until 8 PM including half off all drinks and a special happy hour food menu with discounted prices
LACQUER will offer 20% off all retail products (excluding Kai)
League of Rebels Menswear will offer 20% off dress shirts during the 2nd Street Social
Luxe Apothetique will offer a beauty swag bag with purchase of $75 or more
Mercury Design Studio will off 15% off regularly priced items
• Enjoy 10% off and sips at ModCloth
Rae Cosmetics will offer complimentary makeup touch ups, tips and tricks from the Rae Cosmetics makeup artists and 20% off products. Book an appointment for a makeup application or lesson, lash extensions, facial, blow out or waxing for an extra 15% off. First time customers receive 25% off
Saint Bernard will offer $20 off any purchase of $100 or more and sips
Sikara & Co will offer 20% off of one Sikara branded item (item must be regular priced)
• Stop by RIDE Indoor Cycling to sign up for a free class. Offer applies to first-time guests only
Teddies for Bettys will offer 10% off all regular priced items
Toy Joy will offer a free Good Luck Mini with purchase

The 2nd Street Social is a monthly event that happens every 2nd Thursday of the month!

April Map

April Map

Mar
31
6:00 pm18:00

Art After Six: Art and Politics

 Austin City Hall 301 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701

 Austin City Hall 301 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701

Art after 6 presents a frank discussion of art and politics featuring three artists from the 2017 People's Gallery exhibition. Afterward, enjoy a special "off-hours" viewing of the exhibition. Free and open to all.

Mar
30
6:30 pm18:30

Paellas, Tapas & More Class

Join Con 'Olio on March 30th as they welcome Chef Fer Candil of Paellas, Tapas & More for an authentic Spanish tapas cooking class! The class will feature our Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinegars. The demo will include a brief education about extra virgin olive oils & balsamic vinegars. The menu includes the following:

-5 Spanish Tapas

- Artisan bread made with EVOO

- Green Salad with Spanish Vinaigrette (EVOO+Vinegar+Fresh lemon juice + salt)

- Base Sangria (without alcohol) 

Mar
27
7:00 pm19:00

JO’S DOWNTOWN MONDAY MOVIE NIGHTS

Join Jo’s Coffee downtown in the 2ND Street District for Monday movie nights beginning February 13 at 7:00 PM. Every Monday, Jo’s Coffee will be screening top favorite flicks through the months of February and March. The movie schedule is as follows:

What's Not To Love? February Movie Schedule
February 13: Say Anything
February 20: 10 Things I Hate About You
February 27: When Harry Met Sally

Listen Up. March Movie Schedule
March 6: Searching for Sugarman
March 13: Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt me
March 20: Miss Sharon Jones!
March 27: Don't Look Back

And be sure to follow Jo's on Instagram for all the latest updates! 

Mar
19
10:00 am10:00

Pop Austin’s SXSW Art Hang

249 W. 2nd St. 

249 W. 2nd St. 

POP Austin will host a gallery art lounge with work from artists such as Cleon Peterson, Richard Colman, Ugo Nonis, Gao Brothers, and more. The lounge also functions as a space for art enthusiasts and SXSW registrants alike to meet up and jump off to see the handful of world-class art installations curated within SXSW’s 2017 Art Program. SXSW badge holders will have primary access to this event.

Mar
12
4:00 pm16:00

ModCloth x Wrangler at #SXSW

200 West 2nd Street,

200 West 2nd Street,

ModCloth & Wrangler have teamed up to launch our denim collaboration at#SXSW! Come enjoy drinks by Austin Cocktails, bites, live music, & shopping fun with our exclusive denim collection & vintage finds. Get your new #ModClothxWrangler denim customized with chain-stitch embroidery by Die Trying TX right in the #ModClothATX store!

Live Music:
3:30-5:30 PM - Delaney Gibson
6:00-8:00 PM - Storm Calysta

Mar
9
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Street Social

Join us for Austin Cocktails sip stops at some of Austin’s most stylishly curated home décor boutiques including Mercury Design StudioBlu Dot, AREA, and HACIENDA Austin.

Map pickup at AMLI on 2ND, 421 W 3rd St.

Mercury Design Studio will offer 15% off the entire store, excluding items already on sale
• AREA will offer 25% off the entire store
Rae Cosmetics will offer complimentary makeup touch ups, tips and tricks from the Rae Cosmetics makeup artists. Book an appointment for a makeup application or lesson, lash extensions, facial, blow out or waxing for an extra 15% off. First time customers 25% off
• Apotheke at Finley's Barber Shop will offer 25% off all products
• Purchase $100 on OSEA products and receive a free OSEA gift at milk + honey spa
Prize will have a "What's My Wine" event and will offer sips, bites and home décor tips
Jo's Coffee Downtown will extend their happy hour pricing until 8PM
• Pop into Hemline Austin for the Esperos Trunk Show! A bag line located out of Austin-for every bag purchased, they fund a year of education for a child!
* La Condesa Austin will extend their HH until 8pm that includes half off all drinks and a special HH food menu with discounted pricing
CRÚ Food & Wine Bar - Austin will offer 50% off all wine purchased retail to go and 20% off your food tab
Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars will offer 10% off any purchase
The Bonneville will feature a special $5.00 Winter Warmer Punch all night long - Brandy, Applejack Liqueur, Vanilla Cream & Winter Spices
• Stop by RIDE Indoor Cycling to sign up for a free class. Offer applies to first-time guests only

Sip Stop Map

Sip Stop Map

Feb
24
6:00 pm18:00

The People's Gallery 2017 Exhibition Opening Reception

The People’s Gallery is designed to showcase the work of regional artists and to encourage public dialog, understanding, and enjoyment of visual art. Each year, the Cultural Arts Division issues a call for artworks to Austin-area artists, galleries, museums, and arts organizations. This year, approximately 1,250 entries were submitted by more than 300 local artists.

Each year, the public is invited to vote for their favorite artwork in the exhibition and a “People’s Choice” is selected from among the top-voted artworks to be added to the City’s permanent collection. Ballots for the 2017 People’s Choice will be available during the opening reception on February 24, and during normal exhibition hours through October 27, 2017. The People’s Choice award recipient will be presented with a certificate of congratulations at the opening reception, in Council Chambers, at 6:30 p.m.

Feb
23
6:30 pm18:30

Olive Oil 101 Class at Con’ Olio Oils and Vinegars

Come for a date night or just a girls night out! Con’ Olio Oils and Vinegars will take you through a tasting to experience the amazing difference that certified, high-quality Ultra Premium extra virgin olive oils can make. Experience flavors ranging from intense and robust to mild, creamy and buttery. In this class, you'll explore olive oil's history, mythology, production process, health benefits, art of tasting olive oil and it’s culinary uses.  Sign up here

 

Feb
10
6:15 pm18:15

2017 Oscar Nominated Live Action Short Films at Violet Crown

For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, opening on Feb. 10th. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 26th. Get your tickets here. 

Films Included in Program:

Sing – dir. Kristof Deak, Hungary, 25 minutes

Silent Nights – dir. Aske Bang, Denmark, 30 minutes

Timecode – dir. Juanjo Gimenez Pena, Spain, 15 minutes

Ennemis Interieurs – dir. Selim Aazzazi, France, 28 minutes

La Femme et la TGV – dir. Timo von Gunten, Switzerland, 30 minutes

Feb
9
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Street Social

Get Valentine’s Day ready with beauty sip stops at Rae Cosmetics, LACQUER, milk+honey, and the NEW Apotheke at Finley’s! This month’s Austin Cocktails sip stops will feature various beauty bars and specials throughout the district:

-Rae Cosmetics will offer complimentary makeup touch ups, tips and tricks from the Rae Cosmetics makeup artists. Book an appointment for a makeup application or lesson, lash extensions, facial, blow out or waxing for an extra 15% off. 15% off all lip products for the perfect Valentine’s Day kisses, including the new Bunny Kisses collection
-milk + honey spa will offer 25% off milk + honey products. In addition, there will be a raffle for a milk + honey spa treatment, a Valentine's Day gift certificate table set up and a complimentary braid bar (first come, first serve).
-LACQUER will offer 20% off all retail. 
-And we are so excited to introduce the NEW APOTHEKE at Finley's Barber Shop to the 2nd Street District. Find a stylishly curated selection of products for men such as cologne, shaving gear, candles, leather goods, small batch grooming supplies, jewelry and more. 

In addition to the sip stops, several other stores in the District will be offering promotions including:

HACIENDA Austin will offer 10% off any purchase
• Get a free Valentine's Day Card with purchases of $50 or more at Prize
Eliza Page will donate 20% of sales that evening to C2Change + offering drinks and sweet treats
Hemline Austinne will offer 10% off total purchase
La Condesa Austin will extend their HH until 8pm that includes half off all drinks and a special HH food menu with discounted pricing
CRÚ Food & Wine Bar - Austin will offer 50% off all wine purchased retail to go and 20% off your food tab
Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars will offer 10% off any purchase
The Bonneville will feature a special $5.00 Winter Warmer Punch all night long - Brandy, Applejack Liqueur, Vanilla Cream & Winter Spices
• Stop by RIDE Indoor Cycling to sign up for a free class. Offer applies to first-time guests only
Sikara & Co will have sips and & 20% off full priced Sikara merchandise
• And the party continues at W Austin for The Friend Zone beginning at 9PM. Drink specials and happy hour all night long.

Grab a map at AMLI Downtown at 201 Lavaca beginning at 6! Must be 21+ to enjoy Austin Cocktails.

Jan
12
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Street Social

Start your New Year in high fashion with Austin Cocktails sip stops at the new ModCloth brick and mortar, League of Rebels MenswearHemline Austin, and LOFT. Map pickup at AMLI on 2ND at 421 W 3rd St.!
 

There are also exclusive specials happening throughout the 2nd Street District that evening:
Hemline Austin will offer a gift with purchase.
Toy Joy will offer a free bin toy with any purchase.
Austin Rocks Texas will have 10% off any transaction.
LACQUER will offer 20% off retail products. 
Rae Cosmetics will have Makeovers and Martinis, plus 15% off your purchase during the 2nd Street Social.
Prize will offer complimentary Real Ale Brewing Co. for shoppers.
Crú Wine Bar (Austin) will offer 50% off all wine purchased retail to go and 20% off your food tab.
Jo's Coffee Downtown on 2nd will offer $1 off draft beers, Shiner and house wine until 8pm.
Sikara & Co will offer 20% off full priced Sikara merchandise.
The Bonneville will feature a special $5.00 Winter Warmer Punch all night long. Brandy, Applejack Liqueur, Vanilla Cream & Winter Spices.
- Stop by RIDE Indoor Cycling to sign up for a free class. Offer for first-time guests only.

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Dec
8
6:00 pm18:00

2nd Street Social Sip & Stroll Featuring Austin Cocktails

NEW! 2nd Street Social every 2nd Thursday of the month featuring Austin Cocktails. Enjoy in-store specials, raffles and events throughout the district. See our new mural in real-time as Austin artist Mike Johnston unveils and puts the finishing touches his newest creation in the 2nd Street District.

Sip your way through the 2nd Street District with Austin Cocktails sip stops at Saint Bernard, Teddies for Betty’s, Flor and Sikara & Co. Map pickup, as well as Austin Cocktails will be in the AMLI Downtown lobby at 201 Lavaca St. starting at 6PM. 

Dec
3
6:00 pm18:00

HOLIDAY SING-ALONG & DOWNTOWN STROLL

The annual Holiday Sing-Along & Downtown Stroll is a FREE, family-friendly event that celebrates the arrival of the holiday season and the joy it brings.

The evening starts at 6:00 p.m. when crowds gather on the south steps of the Capitol to sing the songs of the season during KUTX 98.9 “Eklektikos” host John Aielli’s Holiday Sing Along.

As the clock strikes 7 p.m., the countdown to the lighting of the Capitol tree begins, featuring a programmed light show at the top and bottom of every hour, set to holiday songs of local Austin musicians.

From 7 to 9 p.m. Congress Avenue will be abuzz with holiday cheer during the Downtown Stroll. Join us to hear live music and enjoy fun family-friendly activities! Shops, restaurants, galleries, and museums will also be open late and will feature special activities and offers.

If you can, please support fellow members of the community by bringing non-perishable food or cash donations to the Capitol Christmas tree for the Capital Area Food Bank.

Nov
26
10:00 am10:00

Small Business Saturday in the 2nd Street District

Support your local Austin businesses and shop 2ND Street District - Austin, TX this holiday season! 

2-hour parking validation from 10am-5pm with proof of purchase in AMLI garages (first come, first park basis). In-store and restaurant specials happening ALL DAY throughout the 2nd Street District!

Luxe Apothetique will have $15 and $25 sale racks, in-store raffles, and complimentary sips and snacks throughout the day!
Crú Wine Bar (Austin) will offer 15% off food.
Rae Cosmetics will have all lipstick, liners and glosses 20% off.
Sikara & Co will offer a buy one, get one 50% off of all Sikara brand full-priced merchandise when they use their American Express card.
Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars will have the following In Store Special: 
$3 OFF 750 ML bottles of olive oils & balsamic vinegars
$2 OFF 375 ML bottles of olive oils & balsamic vinegars
$1 OFF 200 ML bottles of olive oils & balsamic vinegars
Discount cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or bottle return credit. No phone orders and no rain checks. While supplies last. 
FLOR Austin will have 25% off that weekend!
Eliza Page will be offering DOUBLE DIAMOND DOLLARS points to loyalty customers on Small Business Saturday!

Nov
25
4:30 pm16:30

Student Windows Are Now Live!

Enjoy a stroll through the district and vote for your favorite student designed window on our Facebook page. Student designed windows include PRIZE,  Café Ruckus, League of Rebels, Hemline, Luxe Apothetique, Lacquer, Rae Cosmetics, Swatch, Toy Joy and Austin Rocks. Schools participating this year include Texas State, Art Institute of Austin and St. Edwards.

Nov
12
10:00 am10:00

ModCloth Grand Opening

  • ModCloth
200 West 2nd Street • Austin, TX Mon-Sat: 10am–8pm • Sun: 11am–6pm

200 West 2nd Street • Austin, TX

Mon-Sat: 10am–8pm • Sun: 11am–6pm

 

Join us for a day of beauty, music and fashion as we celebrate the grand opening of ModCloth!

Beauty 

  • 10-5pm Photo booth with Bash Booth
  • 12-4pm Temporary tattoos with Naturetats
  • 12-5pm Braid bar & express nail with Milk + Honey
  • 12-5pm Cat eye & bold lip bar with Rae Cosmetics

Music

Workshops

  • 10-5pm Crafting with Amanda from Vinca
  • 2-4pm Fashion crafting with CRAFT
Nov
3
Nov 6

Francesca's Friends & Family Event

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Shop Francesca's in the 2nd Street District during their Friends and Family event and get 25% off everything in the store! Starts Thursday 11/3 and ends Sunday 11/6. 

Oct
20
Oct 23

One-of-a-Kind Trunk Show with Jamie Joseph Jewelry at Eliza Page

  • Eliza Page
Timeless and modern, elegant and understated, Jamie Joseph Jewelry collection is a showcase of exquisite rocks. An artisan and a designer, Jamie hand-selects and hand-facets each stone. Her Golden Joinery collection, featuring stones joined with 22k gold and signature diamond, is based on the Japanese art of Kintsugi, which is the art of repairing broken pottery with gold. It is thought that this technique makes the item more beautiful, rather than be considered broken, as the cracks are part of history. Shop dozens of items from this collection and her other one-of-a-kind designs at Eliza Page Oct 20-23. Shop during the trunk show weekend and be entered to win a ring!

Timeless and modern, elegant and understated, Jamie Joseph Jewelry collection is a showcase of exquisite rocks. An artisan and a designer, Jamie hand-selects and hand-facets each stone. Her Golden Joinery collection, featuring stones joined with 22k gold and signature diamond, is based on the Japanese art of Kintsugi, which is the art of repairing broken pottery with gold. It is thought that this technique makes the item more beautiful, rather than be considered broken, as the cracks are part of history. Shop dozens of items from this collection and her other one-of-a-kind designs at Eliza Page Oct 20-23. Shop during the trunk show weekend and be entered to win a ring!