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


February 20th: Full Moon Sounds

For centuries sound baths have been used as a holistic approach to relaxation, healing + meditation. Join South Congress Hotel + The Meditation Bar for a transformative experience of personal inquiry. Using gongs + crystal bowls, class leaders Josh Walpole and Jody Emerson will facilitate the 1 hour sound immersions on full moon nights at the South Congress Hotel. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket +/or mat.

Sessions start promptly on time to ensure relaxation for each attendee. Please plan accordingly.


Sunday Sessions at Watertrade

February 24th: 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 6pm, with the first set beginning at 6:30pm.


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March 7th: First Thursday

  • + First Thursday of every month, 6pm - 9pm
  • + Dance jams by ulovei
  • + Live Performance by Superfonicos
  • + Staff Shokuji happening in Watertrade + Otoko
  • 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.


March 9th: 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.

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March 26th: Survive + Thrive Wellness Series

  • + 6pm - 8pm

  • + The Art of Self-Organization: A hands-on exercise to figure out what you want and how to get it.

  • Survive + 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 + 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.



Music in the Lobby Bar

  • + Way Back Wednesdays: Happy Hour with DJ King Louie, 6pm - 9pm
  • + Acid Jazz Thursdays: DJ Happy Hour, 6pm - 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 5pm - 7pm.