Best Party of the Year

SXSW

Only Austin's definition of "party" denotes weeks of music, film, and techie goodness. This longstanding event puts even professionals prone to the occasional lamp-shade-on-the-head-moment into complete overdrive. There have never been so many great bands, films, panels, or parties pulling you in a million directions, and consequently, never enough hours in the day (or night).

South by Southwest
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www.sxsw.com

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