Today is the first day of the Downtown Street Market which will be every Friday from 11:30am - 2:00pm. Sponsored by the Downtown Austin Alliance, this event is focused on promoting downtown businesses. Congress Avenue between 8th and 9th Streets is lined with food vendors, booths representing downtown shops and, of course, live music!
The Market will run from September 30th through November 28th, and is free and open to everyone, so be sure to check it out! For more information visit the Downtown Austin Alliance's website.