The Official GofG SXSW Party Guide 2011

by Molly Harrington · March 9, 2011

    Headed to the state where everything is bigger and better for SXSW 2011? Here is our guide to the best parties to hit....

    My Rx Music Blogger Brunch

    When:  March 18, 2011, 11am -1pm

    Where: Fader Fort

    Why: Complete with breakfast tacos and cocktails. [Details]

    Ice Cream Man Party

    When:  March 15, 2011, 1:30pm

    Where: Club de Ville

    Why: Check out this interactive kickoff to the music party [Details]

    Fast Society @ SXSW

    When: Sunday March 13th, 2011 @ 7pm-10pm

    Where: 1102 E. Cesar Chavez Street

    Why: Meet the makers of the app that was built to party. [Details]

    Jim Beam Party @ SXSW

    When: Friday, March 18th, 2011 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Where: Speakeasy, Invite Only

    Why: Jim Beam. Period. [Details]

    The Watercooler Party @ SXSW

    When: Sun, March 13, 2011 ,  7 pm - 10 pm

    Where: Beauty Bar Austin

    Why: Bnter & MessageParty leave their shared office space in NY for Austin. [Details]

    Under the Radar @ SXSW

    When: Thursday March 17th and Friday March 18th, 2011 @5pm-12am

    Where: Flamingo Cantina

    Why: Catch this full music lineup. [Details]

    Filter Magazine and Dickies @ SXSW

    When: March 17th, 18th, 19th, 2011 @ 3pm-12am

    Where: Lustre Pearl

    Why: Catch this 3 day music event. [Details]

    Rachael Ray's Feedback

    When: Saturday March 19, 10:30pm

    Where: Stubb's

    Why: See her great band lineup. [Details]

    Vimeo and Nikon Present: LIGHT AFTER DARK at SXSW

    When: March 13, 8pm

    Where: Seaholm Power Plant

    Why: Vimeo & Nikon & an evening of musical mayhem. [Details]

    SXSW Media Innovation Party

    When:  March 12, 2011, 6-8pm

    Where: The Palm Door, Ticketed Event

    Why: Attend one of the coolest tech parties of the festival! [Details]

    GetSauced Pool Party & BBQ Presented by Conduit

    When: March 13, 3-7pm

    Where: Ashton Austin

    Why: Get sauced! [Details]

    The Foodspotting Street Food Fest

    When: March 13, 11-4pm

    Where: 2nd and Brazos

    Why: Get some grub!

    Foursquare at SXSW

    When: March 12, 8-11pm

    Where: Cedar Street Courtyard

    Why: Party with the tech crowd! [Details]

    TechCrunch/TUAW Reader Meet-Up

    When: March 14, 6-10pm

    Where: 201 E 5th St.

    Why: Party some more with the tech crowd! [Details]

    "Girls in Tech SXSWi 2011 Meet-Up"

    When: March 14, 5:30-7:30pm

    Where: Canvas Bar & Galler

    Why: Party with the female tech crowd! [Details]

    VYou Video in Your Pocket

    When: March 12, 8pm

    Where: IFC Crossroads House

    Why: Crash this tech party! [Details]

    Thrillist Takes Over SXSW

    When: March 14, 10pm-2am

    Where: Antone's

    Why: Crash this sweet concert. [Details]

    Tumblr Party at SXSW

    When: March 16, 1-6pm

    Where: Clivebar

    Why: Crash the biggest party Tumblr has thrown to date. [Details]

    Graffiti Lounge brought to you by WebINK

    When: March 14, 6-9pm

    Where: W Hotel Terrace

    Why: Come celebrate your love of typography. [Details]