34 Best Austin Murals and Walls (Updated For 2021)

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I’ve been living in Austin Texas for YEARS and I still love going out and standing like a tourist in the front of the “I Love You So Much” mural on South Congress. (It’s located on the side of Jo’s Coffee, btw!) I adore finding fun new colorful walls in Austin that I can use to fill my instagram feed, or take my guests and friends on a little tour of all the famous murals in Austin. I’m obsessed.

So I figured that I should share all of my the best murals and walls in Austin in a handy guide for you! Whether you’re planning a trip to Austin and need things to do, or you’re a local like me and you just want to find some fun Austin murals for photo opportunities, this guide will show you where all the best ones are. 

34 Coolest Austin Murals And Walls

Part 1: Famous Austin Murals

I Love You So Much Mural in Austin Texas

I Love You So Much

1300 S Congress Ave

Tip from a local: it’s located on the side of Jo’s Coffee, so stop for some caffeine! This is the most popular mural in Austin; expect a line for your photo op if you visit on the weekend

Greetings from Austin mural

Greetings From Austin

1720 S First Street

Tip from a local: there’s a new mural across the street from this one with Tom Petty lyrics! Knock out two for one, and then walk across the street to Soup Peddler for some fresh squeezed juice. 

Willie For President Mural in Austin

Willie For President

100 E Elizabeth Street

Tip from a local: if you’re having trouble finding it, the Willie For President mural is on the side of STAG Provisions for Men. 

Til Death Do Us Part mural Austin

Til’ Death Do Us Part

7th And Waller

Tip from a local: this is a little bitty mural, but it’s a fun place to do an engagement shoot in East Austin. 

You're My Butter Half mural in Austin

You’re My Butter Half

2000 E MLK Jr Boulevard 

Tip from a local: there’s a little selfie stand in front of this one, so it’s an easy place to go solo and get a great picture!

Love From Austin mural

Love From Austin

1912 S Congress Ave

Tip from a local: it took me so long to find this one! Lots of people geotag it on instagram as Magnolia Cafe, but it’s actually on the north wall of Prima Dora gift shop. 

Hi How Are You mural near UT Austin

Hi How Are You (Jeremiah The Innocent)

408 W 21st St

Tip from a local: This cartoonish bullfrog is right by UT campus…prepare yourself for a stampede of college kids with oversized backpacks at any moment during your photo shoot. 

Part 2: Downtown Austin Murals

Coolest walls in Austin

Blue Tile Wall

Sabine and 5th St

Tip from a local: there’s not a lot of parking here. This blue Austin wall is best photographed if you’re already walking through the area.

White wall in Austin

The Contemporary Austin White Wall 

115 W Lynn St

Tip from a local: put your iPhone on wide angle for this one – this wall is huge and pictures look best if you can capture the whole thing. 

34 coolest murals and walls in Austin

ATX Sign at Whole Foods

525 N Lamar Blvd

Tip from a local: since this grocery store is downtown, the easiest parking is at the grocery store. If you’re visiting Austin, it’s worth stopping by this Flagship Whole Foods, grabbing lunch, and then taking a picture at the sign on your way out. 

Famous Austin graffiti

Ninja Style

Lamar Pedestrian Bridge

Tip from a local: You can see the famous railroad graffiti if you’re walking on the Lamar Pedestrian bridge facing north. 

Downtown Austin Murals

Do It The Austin Way Mural

601 W 6th St

Tip from a local: grab a pic by this downtown mural while you’re bopping around at the bars and restaurants on W 6th St. 

Black and White wall in downtown Austin

Black and White Downtown Wall

612 Brazos St

Tip from a local: this wall is pretty close to Voodoo Donuts on 6th st. It would be a cute place to take a picture with that pink box of donuts!

Famous Austin Murals: Love Is The Questions, Love Is The Answer

Love Is The Question Love Is The Answer

1115 W Lynn St

Tip from a local: this one is in Clarksville, a neighborhood right next to Downtown Austin. It was painted by Daniel Johnston, the same musician-artist who did the Jeremiah the Innocent mural on The Drag. 

Part 3: Instagrammable North Austin Walls

Cool murals and walls in Austin

Rainbow Stripes

4207 Medical Parkway

Tip from a local: the rainbow stripes mural is tucked away on a small street, so there’s never anyone there. It’s a good place for influencers to do outfit photo shoots in north Austin.

Tau Ceti tall mural in Downtown Austin

Tau Ceti

Corner of E 2nd and Brazos

Tip from a local: this is the tallest mural in Austin that you can stand right in front of! It makes for an amazing instagram pic if you happen to need a mural in downtown Austin.

Sweet! You're Here mural in Austin

Sweet! You’re Here

5245 Burnet Rd

Tip from a local: don’t you dare take a picture here without indulging in some of the delicious Snickers-stuffed cookies at Kellie’s Baking Co.!

34 Coolest Austin Walls and Murals

Spread Love The Austin Way

2207 Justin Ln

Tip from a local: Spread Love The Austin Way mural is on the side of a year-round Christmas bar! 

Pink wall in Austin at Succulent Native

Pink wall at succulent native

5501 N Lamar Blvd

Tip from a local: definitely plan on a little shopping spree for some new houseplants when you stop at this colorful Austin wall! 

I Love Austin mural

I Love Austin

5134 Burnet Rd

Tip from a local: This pretty red wall is the side of Austin Simply Fit. 

34 Coolest Austin Murals and Walls

Austin, Texas

3700 Guadalupe

Tip from a local: this one isn’t photographed very often! It’s on the side of Planet K Gifts on The Drag near UT campus. 

Part 4: East Austin Murals

34 Coolest Murals in Austin Texas

Let’s Band Together

1816 E 6th St

Tip from a local: Take a pic by this one while you visit Whisler’s cocktail bar (it’s located right out front.)

Pink wall at Grizzelda's

Pink Wall at Grizzelda’s

105 Tillery Street

Tip from a local: Grizzelda’s is a really fun Austin Tex Mex restaurant that’s perfect for girls night out. 

How YOU Doin' Mural in Austin

How You Doin’

E 4th and Attayac

Tip from a local: This quirky little frog is next to a bunch of other art work, including a unicorn that’s farting rainbows…

Be Here Now Mural in Austin

Be Here Now

1310 E 6th St

Tip from a local: The Be Here Now is on popular E 6th St, which has some cool hotels and lots of great restaurants and breweries. 

Cool Austin walls and murals

Blue Wall in Mueller

1911 Aldrich St

Tip from a local: I stumbled upon this wall while I was shopping at Lilla and Beth, one of the many Austin boutique stores that I love. 

Part 5: South Austin Murals

Heart wall in south Austin

Heart Wall

1401 S Congress Ave

Tip from a local: this cute Austin mural is located on the Tom’s coffee shop patio. Stop in and purchase a beverage before you snap a picture!

Famous murals in Austin

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

1415 S Congress Ave

Tip from a local: this Mr. Rogers mural is on the side of More Home Slice; grab a slice of some of the best pizza in Austin and then take a picture once you get your order!

Austin mural

Austin Wall

2216 S First St

Tip from a local: Not a lot of people know about this unique mural! It’s located on the side of an auto tech shop. 

34 Coolest Murals in Austin

You Belong Among The Wildflowers

1800 S 1st St

Tip from a local: You Belong Among The Wildflowers mural is located right across the street from the famous Greetings From Austin mural. Knock them both out at once!

Coolest Murals in Austin

Radical Transformation

1415 S Congress Ave

Tip from a local: These gorgeous words are on the south side of More Home Slice. This one can kind of be hidden behind cars in the parking lot, so it’s not necessarily a good one for posing in front of…but it’s a really beautiful mural to visit.

Coolest Austin murals and walls

Austin’s Finest

2701 S Congress

Tip from a local: this cool wall is in a really random place…right in front of a self storage space. 

SOCO mural

SOCO Legendary Memories Mural

1800 S Congress

Tip from a local: You can see the famous railroad graffiti if you’re walking on the Lamar Pedestrian bridge facing north.


 

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Fer
8 months ago

Amazing guide! Just moved to Austin and I’m dying to visit all the murals you listed!
Thank you!

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