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September 21, 2011

Austin’s Pecan Street Festival Celebrates 30 Years This Weekend


This weekend marks the 30th anniversary of the Pecan Street Festival in downtown Austin.  Taking place September 24-25th, the Pecan Street festival attracts over 300,000 visitors every year, and is free to all who attend. 

This year’s festival will feature more than 600 artisans and performing artists, and more than 20 food vendors.

The festival is kid-friendly and will include carnival rides, a petting zoo, magicians and an art tent.  Musical festivities on the three different stages will begin around noon and stretch into the evening hours.  All proceeds of the festival will benefit local non-profits.

(Photo Credit: 365 Things to do in Austin)



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