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On Rotation

Our events are open to hotel guests and Austinites alike. #seeyouatSCH


Music in the Lobby Bar

  • + Way Back Wednesdays: Happy Hour with DJ King Louie, 6-9pm
  • + Acid Jazz Thursdays: DJ Happy Hour, 6-9pm
  • + Fridays & Saturdays: Rotating DJs, 9pm-1am

South Congress Hotel's award-winning Lobby Bar features a lively music lineup every Wednesday - Saturday. As always, get 1/2 off all cocktails, beers & wines by the glass, and bar snack specials during Lobby Bar Happy Hour, Monday - Friday from 5-7pm.


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Survive and Thrive Wellness Series

Survive and Thrive is a South Congress Hotel monthly series focused on women’s wellness and sustainability. Hosted each month by Austin creative, Margaret Williamson Bechtold, the series will explore topics such as fashion sustainability, chakra healings and modern motherhood. Free and open to the public, Survive and Thrives are held in the South Congress Hotel Library. Happy hour drinks and food specials are available for purchase from the award-winning South Congress Hotel Lobby Bar.


Sunday Sessions at Watertrade

Sunday Sessions at Watertrade

Join us at Watertrade for Sunday Sessions, an acoustic concert series featuring two up-and-coming artists once per month. This event is free and open to the public with no RSVP needed, but with a limited capacity. Watertrade opens at 5pm, with the first set beginning at 6pm.


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First Thursdays

  • + First Thursday of every month, 6-9pm
  • There will be no First Thursday November 1st.

The First Thursday of each month, South Congress Hotel hosts a free event, featuring live music in the courtyard, DJ jams by ulovei, drink specials, a photo booth and complimentary valet.


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The Market at SCH

The Market at SCH is a monthly pop-up in the award-winning Lobby Bar at the South Congress Hotel. One Saturday a month, the pop-up invites a local artisan + vendor to showcase their work to the South Congress community. Those interested in partnering with The Market can send their information to communications@southcongresshotel.com.

  • 1603 South Congress
  • Austin, Texas 78704