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

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.

COVID-19 Update: Visitors Center closed to the public

UPDATE March 18, 2020:

In an effort to slow the spread of the virus in our community, the City of Georgetown is taking steps to limit face-to-face interactions with the public.

Effective 8 a.m. March 19, all City facilities will close to the public through May 11. This closure includes the Georgetown Visitors Center and Convention and Visitors Bureau Offices.

If you have immediate questions while the Visitors Center is closed, please contact cvb@georgetown.org . The Convention and Visitors Bureau Office will be staffed Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. to answer phone calls and emails. The Visitors Center may be reached at (512) 930-3545 or (800) 436-8696.

The 2020 Red Poppy Festival has been rescheduled for October 23-25. You can keep current on those updates at RedPoppyFestival.com.

To learn more about the City of Georgetown’s response to COVID-19, please visit https://georgetown.org/coronavirus-information/.

Kork Wine Bar

Kork Wine Bar logo815 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!

Williamson Museum History Happy Hour May 15

williamson-museum-color-logo1On May 15, The Williamson Museum? will host their second History Happy Hour reminiscing Civil War Gambling from 5:30-7:30 pm! Play the games of the time while enjoying period eats and drinks! Tickets available at the museum ($10 for museum members, $15 for non-members). For tickets and more info, please call The Williamson Museum at (512) 943-1670.

Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception

Each year, the Sun City Texas Community Association is proud to host the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza. The ceremony is an opportunity for the Central Texas community to honor those men and women who have served and continue to serve in our U.S. military forces. The event is free and open to the public.

Several hundred chairs will be available for seating during the one-hour ceremony, or individuals may bring their own chairs and sit in the shade of the trees surrounding the plaza. A reception will follow on the Social Center patio.

The Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza is located in Sun City at 2 Texas Drive in Georgetown. The plaza is behind the Social Center.

For general information about Sun City Texas, location, and directions please call (512) 948-7700 or visit www.sctxca.org.

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.



 

 

Historic Holiday Home Tour

holiday home from past tour
Historic home from past holiday home tour

Explore five beautifully decorated homes in Georgetown’s beautiful Old Town District during Preservation Georgetown’s annual Holiday Home Tour. Save the dates: December 10, 2022: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. and December 11, 2022: noon – 5 p.m.

Houses on Tour:

407 Myrtle
908 E. University
1302 College
1310 College
1414 College

More information, as well as tickets ($25) are available online: preservationgeorgetown.org

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.”

St. Valentine's Day Concert

The Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University presents a guitar recital by faculty artist David Asbury on Saturday, February 14 , at 7 p.m. in the Alma Thomas Theater at Southwestern University.  The program, entitled, “La guitarra  enamorada” and focusing on works that are thematically related to love and romance, will feature works by Luis Bonfa, Roland Dyens, Jose Luis Merlin, Julio Cesar Oliva, Roberto Baden Powell and Francisco Tarrega.  The recital will last until about 8:15 p.m, allowing concertgoers the chance to make late dinner plans. 

Admission to the event is free of charge.  For more information, visit: http://www.southwestern.edu/sarofim or call 512-863-1379.