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Where to watch Austin FC's second match at Q2 Stadium

Austin FC fans wave their flags at watch parties every matchday across the city. (Claire Partain/Austonia)

Tensions are sure to run high at Austin FC's second-ever home match as they take on owner Anthony Precourt's former team, Columbus Crew SC, at 7 p.m. on Sunday.

For those not able to grab those high-demand tickets, here's some watch parties around the city where you can sit back or jump around as you watch the match.

Hotel Vegas watch party, 1502 E 6th Street 

Karbach Brewing and Do512 are putting on a watch party series pub style for the next four matches, starting with East Sixth Street bar Hotel Vegas.

Starting at 5:30 p.m., DJ Manolo Black of Peligrosa will kick off the party with some tunes before kickoff at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy food and drink specials and enter here to win a VIP table.

Austin Anthem at Circle Brewing, 2340 W Braker Ln

Located just walking distance from Q2 Stadium, Austin Anthem will bring all-day fun and music from radio station Mix 94.7 at their watch party at Circle Brewing on Sunday.

Oak Army New Braunfels heads to Austin, 10615 Metric Btvd

New Braunfels-based Austin FC fan club Oak Army New Braunfels is taking on Austin at 4th Tap Brewing. The watch party, which is also just minutes from Q2 Stadium, will kick off at 4 p.m. before some members head to the home match.

Austin FC Pub Clubs

Over 30 bars and pubs from Round Rock to San Marcos have agreed to play every Austin FC match. See if your neighborhood bar is a member here.


Bites & Sips: what's new in food and drink
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  • San Marcos favorite Industry Burger opens "mid-October" on E. 5th, featuring "low key healthy" Texas fare.
  • Cinnaholic at The Arboretum opens Friday, October 14, serving "create your own" cinnamon rolls and other sweet treats.
  • San Francisco's Marufuku Ramen opens next Wednesday, October 12, in the Mueller District.
  • Carpenter Hotel announces its popup food truck, Lil Carpenter, open Fri-Sun both ACL weekends, serving what you want, early to late, coffee to donuts, to dogs/burgers/fries/beer.
Airport braces for high traffic this month with ACL and F1 drawing in travelers

(AUS airport/Instagram)

With major entertainment events slated for October, the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is gearing up for a busy month.

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