Community Engagement

Join Mexic-Arte Museum, the City of Austin, and the Downtown Austin Alliance for community events connecting 5th Street businesses and stakeholders. Facilitated by Austin’s Economic Development Department, these gatherings will foster collaboration and gather feedback on developing the 5th Street Mexican American Heritage Corridor

A survey with a purpose

Have your say in the process that will guide updates on the corridor’s creation.

Do you like the idea of a 5th Street Mexican-American Cultural District as a destination with cultural sites, engaging activities, improved signage and walkways, dining and shopping, and art spaces? As we explore the families, businesses, and stakeholders in the 5th St District, please complete this survey to provide your input!

Canvass data collected in the 2024 survey will inform updates on the creation and expansion of the 5th Street Corridor and its mission to transform this rich downtown area into a beautiful and educational destination for tourists and the Austin community alike.

Community Engagement Events

Join Mexic-Arte Museum, the City of Austin, and the Downtown Austin Alliance in a series of community engagement events that will bring together 5th Street businesses and stakeholders from Republic Square to Plaza Saltillo. Facilitated by the City of Austin Economic Development Department, these gatherings will foster collaboration, promote idea sharing, and enable feedback collection regarding the development of the 5th Street Mexican American Heritage Corridor and District.

Upcoming Events

Republic Square Banner Project Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Saturday. August 3, 2024

Join Mexic-Arte and the Downtown Austin Alliance on August 3 from 10am to 12pm at Republic Square for the unveiling of seven beautiful new outdoor banners celebrating the rich history and vibrant future of Republic Square and the 5th Street Mexican Heritage Corridor!

Past Events