We’ve had a front row seat for SXSW every single year, learned from every minute and want you to do the same. With this SXSurvival guide, you can make the most of your time in Austin.
Click the images to see our Pinterest boards of SXSW 2012 essentials.
Your visit to Austin won’t be complete without a few stories that begin with, “You won’t believe what I saw…”Explore this board
Be sure to make a few pit stops at some of our favorite local restaurants, trucks and trailers.Explore this board
Take a hike, take a walk or blow off some steam at some of our favorite outdoor spots around town.Explore this board
Don’t let a worn-out badge be your only SXSW souvenir. Gear up at our favorite local vendors.Explore this board
Whether it’s hydrating in between panels or having a stiffer drink at the end of the day, this is how we imbibe.Explore this board
The Day Trips
If you need to make an escape for an afternoon (or longer), here are the best spots just outside the city limits.Explore this board
“Where’s it at?” you ask. “All over town,” we reply. Get to know the venues of your short-term stomping ground.Explore this board
The last thing you want to do at SXSW is waste time. We get that. So here’s a heads-up on some of the best parties around town.Explore this board