HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG) Tours
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Please note: The HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG) has closed its Baylor Street location. It will reopen across from the Austin Airport in 2020.
Known for "keeping it weird," Austin is home to impressive street art all over the city, but the HOPE Outdoor Gallery—a once abandoned construction site turned community park—is a special point of interest. The largest outdoor graffiti wall in Texas, the HOPE Gallery attracts muralists and artists from around the world, and has become an important part of city culture.
Layers and layers of color, words, and design make for interesting views throughout the park, and serve as a vehicle for expression of modern Austin life. Locals agree the park has taken on a life of its own with the often impermanent wall art constantly changing and evolving. Visit the park on any street art tour of the city to take in the views and learn more about this important community space.
HOPE Outdoor Gallery is located at 11th & Baylor streets in downtown Austin, in the Clarksville area. The park is free to visit, and is open daily from 9am to 7pm. There’s a great view from the top of the park after a short climb, but beware of materials that may litter the park’s grounds and edges.
Address: 1101 Baylor St, Austin, Texas, USA
3 Tours and Activities to Experience HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG)
Your adventure begins with a safety check on your electric mini-bike. Your tour guide will make sure everyone is comfortable with their electric mini-bike. Wide tires make them super easy to ride. We practice riding as a group for safety. South Congress is Austin's most prominent street. From where we begin, all of Austin can be seen. We will ride toward the first photo opportunity - The "Willie for President" Mural next to Home Slice Pizza. Next up is the "i love you so much" mural, across from the Continental Club. The tour will meander off city streets when possible, going places cars can't go. We realize that capturing great photos to share from a vacation is important. Adventurers who choose this tour will discover interesting destinations in Austin, and will have many opportunities for epic photos to capture and take home. We bring professional photography gear to help with lighting. Your tour guide will share a gallery of photos for every Austin Electric Adventure Tour.
Discover Austin’s vibrant graffiti scene on a small-group street art tour that includes an artist-led painting session at HOPE Outdoor Gallery. You’ll get beyond the gallery to learn the tags, stickers, and murals that line the streets of East Austin, a thriving neighborhood with a mix of historic grit and an up-and-coming creative culture.
Being a visitor anywhere can be challenging. Aggressively googling where to go is exhausting. This tour is perfect for those that want to try some delicious quality Austin, Texas style food and sight see at the same time. Riding a bike is one of the best ways to see the specialness that is Austin. Let us share some fun quirky stories and fact about Austin over some mouth-watering food and must-see spots of the city that's famed for being "weird". What's Included: • 2 Breweries • 3 Eateries • 2 Flights • Appetizer, Main Course, Dessert • Bicycle (not to keep) • Distance: 3 miles/4.8 kilometers • Time: 3 hours *EatWith is the world’s leading community for authentic food experiences with locals, in 130+ countries. Through dinner parties, supper clubs, cooking classes, and food tours in private homes and special venues, EatWith connects hand-selected local hosts with travelers seeking unique, immersive food experiences.
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What's the best way to experience HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG)?
The best ways to experience HOPE Outdoor Gallery (HOG) are:
- Austin Electric Minibike Adventure Tour
- Graffiti Tour with Spray Painting Workshop in Austin
- Austin Beer and Food Tour by Bike
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