SoCo, or South Congress Avenue

Type: Shopping Districts



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Best Shopping: South Congress was a haven for retro furniture and vintage clothing before it became SoCo,with stores such as Uncommon Objects and New Bohemia. Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds and Electric Ladyland is...  Read More
Christmas Shopping: Made newly trendy with an influx of hip boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, this district was once populated by more alternative, retro spots. Now, it's drawing attention with chic independent...  Read More
Shopping Malls and Centers: Made newly trendy with an influx of hip boutiques, galleries, and restaurants, this district was once populated by more alternative, retro spots. Now, it's drawing attention with chic independent...  Read More


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  • Best Shopping: "Visit this area on the first Thursday of every month when the area transforms into a giant block party."
  • Christmas Shopping: "Don't miss First Thursdays, when there are even more vendors in pop-up tents all along the street."
  • Recommended as Best Shopping Because: SoCo is known as the "hip strip" in Austin, and one neighborhood I recommend every visitor check out.
  • Best for Christmas Shopping Because: South Congress, or SoCo as it's known to locals, is a favorite hang-out neighborhood for residents and visitors alike.

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