We have many interest groups that will introduce you to what makes Austin such a dynamic city.


New to the Austin area or looking for something new in your life? Austin Newcomers is dedicated to providing opportunities for newcomers to meet and make friends. Also, you can learn more about Austin by requesting your FREE COPY of the Austin Relocation Guide, here!


Want to try something new? Join an interest group. Have an idea for an interest group that we don’t offer? You can start one. We want you to grow with us!


Indulge your interests and learn about Austin at the same time. Austin Newcomer events, tours and interest groups cover everything from the culinary and cultural to unique experiences like The Rodeo and Bat Cruise.

Austin Newcomers… We’re Glad You’re Here

Whether you’ve just arrived in Austin or lived here for years, Austin Newcomers offers an instant social calendar filled with opportunities to enjoy and explore this vibrant city. With hundreds of members and a variety of interest groups, it’s a great way for you to find friends and activities in your new home town. But you don’t have to be a newcomer to join the fun. Some members are long-time residents who share an interest in meeting friends and enjoying the casual hospitality that makes Austin a great place to live. Join us and you’ll soon discover why the Austin Chronicle has described ANC as “The Best Way to Get Acquainted With the Best of Austin.” Membership is open to anyone in the Austin area. No matter how long you’ve been in Austin, we’re glad you’re here.