New to the great city of Austin?
Here are some resources and information to help you navigate this busy metropolis!
- Aug. 16-19, 2023
- G. B. Dealey Center for New Media
300 W Dean Keeton St, Austin, TX 78712
- 400+ attendees
Just across the street from PodATXFest, the Moxy is a new, upscale take on hotels. Book here for a group rate of $199 per night.
AC Hotel Austin-University
Offers minimalist, sleek design adjacent to campus. Now offering a rate of $209 per night for PodATXFest attendees.
AT&T Hotel and Conference Center
A grand hotel in the southwest corner of campus that evokes UT’s iconic architecture. Book here for up to 20% off!
Hilton Garden Inn Austin University Capitol District
In the heart of downtown Austin, a few blocks from UT Austin and a short distance to the famous 6th Street. Ask us about discounts!
Dirty Martin’s Place
Nearly 100-year-old bar serving burgers, fries and the like. The onion rings are our personal favorite.
A family-owned restaurant featuring authentic Mediterranean classics. Perfect for lunch or a late-night snack!
Gabriel’s Café and The Carillon
Housed within the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center, these are good as more upscale dining options. Gabriel’s has a great lunch buffet, and The Carillon’s happy hour and 3 courses are only $45.
Moody’s Kitchen + Bar
Munch on some modern American fare and sip artisanal cocktails at this fun, laid-back spot on Guad.
The iconic California export, right here in the heart of Texas.
Local Texas joint serving Mexican soul food. They have tasty tacos, great drinks and all-day breakfast.
The Pizza Press
Eat all about it! The Pizza Press is a retro build-your-own pizza “publisher” right next to campus.
Featuring crispy chicken paired with their special dipping sauce. Get a sweet tea with your combo for the full experience.
Kerbey Lane Cafe
Come here for some late-night queso or to satisfy your breakfast cravings the morning after.
Madam Mam’s Thai Cuisine
Stop by this spot near campus for some Thai staples!
Take a look at the City of Austin’s recommendations for transportation. Options include CapMetro’s extensive network of bus routes (only $1.25 per ride and $2.50 for a day pass), bike sharing, car sharing and more.
The safety of our attendees, speakers and staff is always at the forefront of decisions made regarding PodATXFest.
Austin Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to publish the most current local COVID-19 data. Throughout the pandemic, UT Austin trends followed closely with those in Austin and nationwide.
We will continue to monitor local conditions and adapt event guidelines if necessary.