Currently one of the nation’s trendiest cities, Austin, Texas is the perfect place to host your next corporate event or team building exercise. Build relationships with your team members while enjoying Texas barbecue, taking in the diverse live music scene, or visiting significant historical monuments! Whatever your preference, there is plenty of fun to be had in Austin. If visiting, your group will bond while discovering a new city together, and if local, your team will be wowed by the opportunity to see their city in a different light! Following are some fun and unique options for your next corporate event in Austin.
Pig Out On The Brunch & Lunch Ultimate Austin Food Tour
It’s no secret that Austin is home to delicious BBQ, but did you know there’s also a thriving craft beer scene as well? This private tour by Access ATX shows off the best of both worlds as you’re shuttled around town in a private luxury vehicle. A local guide will lead you to the best smokehouses and breweries throughout Austin, where you’ll taste mouth-watering Texas barbecue. The resident pitmaster will educate you on the history of Texas BBQ, and give you insight into his cooking techniques. Later, your team will bond over the inevitable, shared barbecue stains as the tour proceeds to local breweries where you’ll sample flights of craft beer. You can even tour the brewery if you wish!
Explore Austin By Night With Access ATX
Learn what “keeps Austin weird” on this entertaining city tour by Access ATX. You’ll cruise around town in a private luxury vehicle and stop off in notable neighborhoods, including the entertainment hub on Sixth Street, the State Capitol, the UT Campus, South Congress Avenue, and more. While you explore, a local guide will regale you with trivia and anecdotes that will bring Austin to life. Of course, no tour of Austin would be complete without sampling the infamous Texas BBQ. You’ll stop off at a smokehouse where the pitmaster will lead you on a behind-the-scenes tour. Finally, you’ll close out the night with a tequila tutorial!
Flex Your Palette On A Texas Hill Country Wine Tour
Austin’s craft beer scene is widely known, but were you aware of the assortment of local wineries nearby? Escape the city for a day on this tour of Hill Country wineries led by Access ATX. A local guide will double as your driver while you visit three of Hill Country’s most popular wineries. You’ll sample wines made from local grapes and snack on Texas bites, selected by a sommelier. Bond with your team as you all stretch your palettes to detect new flavors! Later, you’ll stop for a gourmet lunch at a historic General Store before enjoying your final winery tour. In case the delicious wine isn’t enough, the Hill Country scenery is sure to wow your group!
Hunt For Geocaches Around Austin
This activity is perfect for teams who are inclined to be active. Download the Geocaching app, identify a nearby cache and set out to uncover it! You’ll have to work together with your team to solve the location clues. This activity can be done on foot or with a vehicle.
To add a competitive edge to the adventure, divide into groups and see who can locate the most caches in one day!
Get Creative With The Dirty Easel
The Dirty Easel specializes in helping teams unblock their creative sides through art! They will walk your team through the five stages of the creative process before engaging them in a creative, collaborative activity. This activity is fantastic because everyone works together to create something beautiful while chatting along the way. It’s fascinating how an exercise like painting can double as a relaxing bonding experience.
Experience The Music Scene At Austin City Limits Live
Austin is the self-proclaimed “Live Music Capital of the World,” so it only makes sense to treat your team to live a show. Austin City Limits Live is one of the city’s most famed venues for live music. You can count on this venue to deliver the best acts and fantastic audio. Choose from one of their upcoming concerts, or rent one of their spaces to host your own, private event!
Tour Austin on Bicycle
There are numerous companies offering bike rentals and guided tours of Austin, including Austin Tours and Bike Rentals. Cycling is a pleasant way to explore the city while getting a little bit of exercise! Chat with your co-workers as you cycle by famous Austin landmarks, parks, and historical sites. You can even stop off at some of the local breweries or barbecue joints! Along the way your experienced guide will recount the most interesting and quirky details of Austin’s history, leaving you with a robust knowledge of the city. With such diverse tour offerings, it will be easy for you to choose the perfect tour to suit the interests of your team.