Austin is a city packed with fun experiences waiting to happen. With a mix of indoor and outdoor group activities, lighthearted challenges, and live music hotspots, Austin’s charm is sure to cater to any group of people looking for a fun time.
Corporate team-building activities
Moontower Radio's Live Band Karaoke.
Looking for a game night? Punch Bowl Social is the perfect spot for coworkers to have an alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink, munch on some snacks and play games. With board games, shuffleboard, ping-pong and bowling, it’s a great place to cater to your group’s needs without sacrificing any fun.
Reserve their onsite karaoke or elevate the experience with the backing of a live karaoke band. With over 300 songs to choose from, live karaoke band Moontower Radio lets you unleash your inner rockstar with specialized team-building packages for any corporate event.
Have a taste for the outdoors? Spend a day at Lady Bird Lake for hiking and biking trails, as well as kayaking or boat tours. Cool off at Barton Springs Pool, or take a trip to the beautiful Hamilton Pool. Cap off your evening with a visit to the Congress Avenue Bridge for sunset bat watching.
Need a fun challenge? Unleash your inner sleuth with Austin Detours Scavenger Hunt. Stop at Austin landmarks, decipher riddles, and find clues while taking in a 2-4 hour tour of the city. Complete with a lighthearted awards ceremony for the winning team, the scavenger hunt can host groups of up to 300.
Music, performances, and more
The Paramount Theatre.
Built in 1915, the historic Paramount Theatre hosts performances from live music to comedy shows weekly. Located on Congress Ave, this venue is home of the annual Moontower Comedy Festival as well as the Theatre’s Summer Classic Film Series. The Theatre’s breathtaking interior makes it a must-visit for corporate groups interested in Austin’s history.
Walk in the footsteps of legendary artists such as Rosanne Cash, B.B. King, Loretta Lynn, and Stevie Ray Vaughan who have graced the stage at ACL Live. This venue is home to Austin City Limits, the longest-running music television program in the country. See a show or take a tour of the iconic venue, and don’t forget to pay your respects to the Willie Nelson statue out front.
Live Music Bars in Austin
PDA Band at Icenhauer's.
Opened in 1955, the historic Scoot Inn is an East Austin favorite. Recent renovations have allowed the venue to harbor its Austin charm while serving up drinks and live music to patrons in search of a fun time. The large outdoor space is perfect to see a show or host your own private event.
The iconic Rainey Street bar is well-known for hosting live music many nights of the week. On Wednesdays, patrons can catch jazz favorite Love and Happiness from 8:30-11 p.m., while high-energy group PDA Band rocks the stage on Sundays from 4-7 p.m.
This groovy South Lamar venue is known for classic cocktails and live entertainment in a high-spirited space. Catch Matchmaker Band for Motown Mondays from 8:30-10:30 p.m., as well as weekly Live Band Karaoke. With an energetic dance floor, the venue is the perfect space to jam out to genre-spanning hits.
As the live music capital of the world, Austin’s concert calendar is always stacked with festivals, shows and intimate performances from talented musicians. Whether you’re looking for live music, fun games, or a night on the town, Austin has it all.