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Georgetown Arts | Sarah J Blankenship

Meet Sarah J. Blankenship, a talented artist renowned for her captivating murals that adorn every side of The Georgetown Square and beyond! Capture the charm of her latest masterpiece located just outside the Georgetown Visitors Center. Pro tip: The Visitors Center is open Monday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Drop by for Georgetown information, and discover a variety of souvenirs to commemorate your visit. Read more about Sarah and Georgetown Arts.>

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Georgetown Dining | Lulu’s Pie Shoppe

Dive into the world of culinary arts on The Georgetown Square, where options abound for every taste! Celebrate National Pie Day (Jan. 21) at Lulu’s Pie Shoppe or pick your own pie day! Whether you indulge before or after the main course, we won’t tell! And if desserts aren’t your thing, fear not—Lulu’s savory items are just as delectable! See more of the culinary delights and charming drinking places that complement the rich tapestry of flavors on The Georgetown Square.>

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Georgetown Events | Georgetown Swirl

The Georgetown Main Street Program invites you to be part of the 14th Annual Georgetown Swirl, a Texas Downtown Association President’s Award-winning Texas wine, local food, and downtown shopping celebration on the Georgetown Square. This year’s event will be March 2, 5:30-8:30 p.m. and will feature a fun and festive theme of Golden Girls to embrace the gold and ivory elements linked to the traditional 14th anniversary! There will be tastings from Texas wineries as well as amazing food from local restaurants in the fabulous downtown retail stops. Get your tickets now before this popular event sells out.>

Eclipse Viewing Locations

If you are not in a place with a clear view of the sky, or if clouds are between you and the eclipse, you can watch one of several eclipse livestreams. The American Astronomical Society (AAS) has compiled a collection of livestreams from various locations and agencies – choose your favorite>>

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Happy National Buttermilk Biscuit Day! Be sure to celebrate accordingly and enjoy some warm biscuits on this MONUMENTal day... 👀🥐😋
@monumentcafe

#georgetowntx #biscuitday #monumentcafe #visitgeorgetowntx #foodie #atxfood #traveltexas
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Guess what? It’s officially Red Poppy month! 🌹💯 Get ready for the excitement as we celebrate the 25th Festival Anniversary with loads of fun and perhaps a few surprises 👀 (keep an eye on our IG stories for hints). For the latest festival updates, visit our website!👇

📅 April 26-28
📍 Downtown Georgetown
🎤 @eastoncorbin
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#georgetowntx #redpoppy2024 #eastoncorbin #festival #redpoppy #visitgeorgetowntx #musicfestival
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Spring has officially sprung in Georgetown! 🌸🌼 And you know what that means – patio weather is finally here! 🌞✨

Be sure to swing by District Six and explore their freshly renovated patio and revamped menu! 🍽️🌿 #georgetowntx #happyhour #patioseason #springvibes
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📣 Exciting news! Easton Corbin will be headlining the 2024 Red Poppy Festival! 🎶🌺 Brace yourself for a night of dynamic country tunes on Saturday, April 27th!🤠 Get ready to kick up your heels and enjoy an unforgettable performance filled with his memorable hits, such as:

"A Little More Country Than That"
"Roll with It"
"All Over the Road"
"Lovin` You Is Fun"
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🥀For everything Red Poppy Festival, check out our website for the newest updates! 🔗in bio.

#RedPoppy2024 #georgetowntx #visitgeorgetowntx #redpoppyfestival
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Here`s to 184 years of academic trailblazing and shaping minds! 🎉📚 Southwestern University proudly wears the title of the first institute of higher education in the Lone Star State. As confirmed by the Texas Senate in Proclamation No. 15, Southwestern is not just a university; it`s the `mother of higher education in Texas. We certainly agree.

Happy Birthday, Southwestern University! 🏴‍☠️ We ❤️you! 🎈 #GeorgetownTX #besouthwestern #SU #LifeinGeorgetownTX
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🌍✨ Calling artists! Join the City of Georgetown’s 2024 Earth Day Mural Design Project! 🎨 Explore water themes and inspire appreciation for our resources.💧 Mural location is the Georgetown Municipal Complex. Check submission guidelines in bio link for all details. 🎨🌏 #GeorgetownTx #EarthDay2024 #MuralContest #callforartists #publicart #gtxarts

📅 Submissions due Feb. 15, 2024
📍 Mural Location: 300-1 Industrial Ave
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Media Assistance

Digital Images

The Georgetown Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide high-definition digital images for editorial use by print and online media outlets, when used in promotion of Georgetown tourism. Please send an email with your contact information, a description of your publication, and any other information along with your photo request to cvb@georgetown.org.

Area Destination Collateral

The Georgetown Visitors Center provides an assortment of free area rack cards, directories, maps, and more. To request materials, please send us your name, mailing address, group information, which information interests you may have, along with your request to cvb@georgetown.org.

What’s New In Georgetown

In the tapestry of our beloved town, new threads of experiences are continually woven. As we step into the new year, Georgetown blossoms with even more possibilities. From culinary delights to cultural treasures, the options are on the rise. Join us in discovering the ever-increasing richness that makes Georgetown a destination of endless exploration. Listed below you will find some of the most recent openings in our town. Make sure you check out all the options in the main page menu.

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Yummy Chef US

yummy chef catering608 N Church Street
512-883-8414
yummychefus.com

Savory Baked and Fried Goods + Vegan delicacies. On a single website, you can order and have their products shipped to your door. Just heat them up and appreciate our global flavors at anytime. They will take you on a gastronomic journey! Serving all Texas!

Austin Culture Map: 6 Magical Hill Country Towns with Hallmark-worthy Holiday Light Displays

“Lights around the historic downtown square (“the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas”) and county courthouse have been turned into a veritable winter wonderland during Merry Moments in Georgetown.” Read the complete article here: austin.culturemap.com/news/travel/12-01-20-6-magical-hill-country-towns-holiday-road-trip-fredericksburg-san-antonio-marble-falls/#slide=0

Georgetown’s Most Instagrammable Murals

Banner image promoting Best Date Nights in Georgetown blog postBlogger Jessi Coulter recently visited Georgetown and shares her favorite Instagrammable murals. “If you live in Georgetown or are visiting for the weekend, you’ll find lots of great murals to pose next to!” Some might be a little harder to find than others so take a look at Jessi’s post for location details of the most popular Georgetown murals: Georgetown’s Most Instagrammable Murals.

Kork Wine Bar

kork wine bar815 S. Main Street, Suite 101
512-240-5999
korkwine.com

Kork Wine Bar offers wine tastings and wines by the glass on over 25 wines and have around 100 bottle offerings from around the world! They also serve charcuterie boards, salads, Neapolitan style pizza and other small plates that pair well with wine, as well as beer and non-alcoholic drink options. No membership required! Visit Kork Wine Bar on the Georgetown Square Tuesday-Wednesday from 3 – 10 p.m., Thursday from 3 – 11 p.m., Friday-Saturday from Noon – Midnight, and Sunday from Noon – 8 p.m.

 

 

Loft

loft-georgetown-tx1015 W. University Ave.
(512) 863-2406
loft.com

Loft is knows as a go-to destination for everyday glamour. And the best part is Loft helps you put your favorite pieces together in a way that makes them your own. That’s why we’re your trusted personal stylist.

Michael Barker Photography

michael barker georgetown photographer4500 Williams Drive
(512) 415-2640
michaelbarkerphoto.com

Whether it’s a Wedding, Senior portrait, corporate event, product/marketing material, party, or whatever your needs are, Michael Barker’s commitment is to deliver a beautiful set of images with “Best in Class” service. Photo booth services available.

Sun City Guest House

sun city guest house in georgetown(512) 240-5899
vrbo.com/134907

This 2 bedroom, 2 bath is located in the Sun City retirement community. Complete with all amenities for entertainment and vacationing. Come enjoy the lifestyle of Sun City for the entire season or just one month. New, spacious garden home, fully furnished with upscale furnishings. Comfortable and very clean. Great neighborhood for walking or biking. Near to three golf courses. Tennis, swimming, fishing and other activities available.

Sun City Vacation Rental

sun city vacation rental in georgetown(512) 983-1225
vrbo.com/446763

Rent this fully furnished home that has all the comforts of home, for a month or a season. Located in a beautiful retirement community. You can relax daily in this covered patio and view the acres of green belt close-by in this quiet setting in Sun City Texas. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath home is lovely. You will find it designed with comfort for your stay!

STAYcation Offers All the Fun, None of the Hassle!

Vacations make us happy. And if you’re lucky enough to live in or near Georgetown, a great vacation can be found around every corner. Why pay to fly off to distant lands when incredible escapes are in your own backyard? Take advantage of the incredible deals in Georgetown, and take a STAYcation instead.

With a Georgetown STAYcation you will leave the hassle behind and spend every minute of the vacation relaxing and having fun.  A few of the possibilities include:

• Romantic: Two nights in a luxurious B&B, a map of the historic homes of Georgetown, a relaxing couple’s massage, a wine tasting at the award-winning Georgetown Winery and artisan chocolate made right here in town. Magic!
• Family Fun: Two nights at a local hotel, movie tickets, a visit to Georgetown’s Playscape and Splash Pool, and then dinner and bowling for the whole family. Fun!
• Girls’ Getaway: Two nights in a fabulous suite, facials and manicures while you enjoy a good gossip, an afternoon of shopping for unique treasures, dinner on the Georgetown Square, and tickets to the latest live theatre production at the Palace Theatre. Rejuvenating!
• Adventure: Camping beside Lake Georgetown, an exciting adventure on the Challenge Course, tickets for the Wild Cave tour at Inner Space Caverns, and dinner out at the restaurant of your choice. Exciting!
• Fun on the Links: Two nights in a local hotel, a round of golf each day, lessons with the pro, followed by dinner at the club. Relaxing!

For more information or to start planning your Georgetown STAYcation, contact Amy Vessels at the Georgetown Visitors Center at (512) 931-7651 or amy.vessels@georgetown.org.

Shopping

In Georgetown, our windows encourage shopping. Whether you are on an antiquing mission to uncover a long-forgotten but sure to be well-loved piece or are in search of the perfect gift for that very important person, you’ll no doubt find just what you’ve been looking for in one of our many stores both on and off the square.



Lodging

Instead of a date night, why not plan a date weekend complete with savory dining options, playful attractions and one-of-a-kind shopping finds? With a great mix of national hotel options, including the newly opened Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, to comfortably cozy bed and breakfasts, you’ll be sure to find the perfect place to rest and relax after a full day of Texas-sized fun.



 

 

Positive Image Photography

positive image photography georgetown606 S. Church Street
(512) 930-4250
www.posimage.net

Lewis Kincheloe is a PPA Certified, Master of Photography who together with his wife Carol, opened their studio in 1989. Lewis’ eye and persona behind the camera, combined with Carol’s business and customer service skills have made photography both exciting and rewarding as a profession. Texas Professional Photographer magazine described Lewis as “very much an artist, and has made a huge impact in the Austin area.”