Sixth Street is a bustling and interesting historic street and entertainment district in Austin, Texas USA. Sixth (or 6th)Street was formerly named Pecan Street under the city's previous naming convention, which had east-west streets named after trees and north-south streets named after Texas rivers. The latter convention still remains in place. Take a walk and learn the Texas rivers along the way!
6th St. is home to a variety of annual events including: South by Southwest, The Republic of Texas Biker Rally and The Pecan Street Festival. On Fridays and Saturdays the city closes the streets to vehicular traffic allowing for a safe and fun walkable environment for all to enjoy. Come stop by Friends Bar on sixth and Brazos and see what the locals love about Austin's, 6th street!
Filled with local bars, live music nightly, historic landmarks, restaurants and shops East Sixth Street is a fun place to visit again and again!