Plan Your Trip

Experience and explore this year’s host city and make the most of your visit to Austin!  There’s always something playing in the “Live Music Capital of the World” and gateway to the Texas Hill Country.  Austin offers urban hiking trails, legendary barbecue, farm-to-table cuisine, and a food truck scene like no other city! Be sure to visit some of the many venues featuring a diverse music scene and click the Explore Austin button below for a customized page on all things Austin!

AAGL 2021 Austin Playlist

Our local music experts has compiled a playlist of artists either from Austin or are based in Austin.  Log into your Spotify account (or create one free) and enjoy some boot-scootin’ music to get you in the mood for this year’s meeting

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Live Music Capitol of the World

Live music can be enjoyed at more than 250 venues throughout Austin. The city is also home to more than 2,300 recording artists. The longest-running music show on television—Austin City Limits—spawned the Austin City Limits Music Festival, which draws 450,000 people.

Historic 6th Street

The Historic 6th Street, South Congress, West 6th Street, Red River Cultural District, Warehouse, 2nd Street, South Austin, East Austin, Central Austin, Rainey Street Historic District, and the Domain and Domain Northside are among the “hot spots” for listening to live music, dining and taking in the nightlife. Visit the cities Instagram page to view more exciting happenings and not to miss sights!

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Austin has become a foodie destination, with a wide variety of cuisines and experiences, including amazing barbeque, Tex-Mex and no visit is complete without a visit to the infamous Food Trucks. In a city this lively and diverse, one thing is for sure—you will not run out of food options.

Austin Convention Center

AAGL 50th Global Congress meeting activities will take place at Austin Convention Center.
The address is:

500 E. Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78701
(512) 404-4000

Located directly across from the headquarters hotel and nestled in the heart of downtown, the Austin Convention Center’s (ACC) location is a tourist’s dream with top-notch walkable hotel accommodations and a location that is easily accessible by plane, train and automobile.

Registration/Exhibit Hall/PG Courses and all Congress sessions will take place at the ACC.  Check back frequently for updates.