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Click for details on the 35th Annual Pecan Street Festival34th ANNUAL PECAN STREET FESTIVAL CELEBRATES AUSTIN THIS SPRING Enjoy Local Artistry and Music Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6 The celebrated bi-annual Pecan Street Festival is pleased to announce the Spring 2012 festival will take place on May 5 and 6, 2012 in downtown Austin. The FREE festival features artisans and musicians from all over the U.S. and introduces observers to cultures from around the globe. Festival goers can find paintings, woodwork, candles, jewelry, clothing, home décor other useful and whimsical household items.This year, the festival aims to encourage green living with the use of recycling programs and organic vendors. It will also promote healthy living by providing fresh food options and a “calorie counting” challenge. Proceeds benefit local city and non-profit organizations, such as The City of Austin and Austin Boxer Rescue in years past. Speaking of pets, the Pecan Street Festival invites Austin residents to bring their four-legged friends for some canine fun, courtesy Austin Pets Alive. In its 34th year, The Pecan Street Festival is a local tradition that celebrates the city’s artistic and diverseculture and commemorates everything “Austin.” From magic shows for the kids to three live musicstages for the adults, there is something for everyone to enjoy. This Spring, the Festival is also placingan emphasis welcoming the Hispanic community in conjunction with Cinco de Mayo. Without a doubt, attending The Pecan Street Festival is the best FREE weekend Austinites can have!
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