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Carousel Lounge - Still Weird After All These Years

Grand Old Austin Tour - Chris Visits North Central Mainstay

Sandy at the Carousel Lounge | Photo: Chris Mosser

This week on the Grand Old Austin Tour, we popped in to the Carousel Lounge - one of Austin's most authentic timewarps, and one of Austin's weirder bars for sure. The circus motif is simultaneously legit old-school, and also just uncanny enough to give the place a Twilight Zone kinda vibe - which of course intensifies with each cocktail! For a place that's changed as little as the Carousel has over its 54 years in business, there actually has been one recent, and somewhat shocking change - listen below!

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