How to Survive SXSW with Chameleon Cold-Brew

Whether you’re traveling to Austin for these crazy two weeks or exploring your hometown, map out where to stay energized at South by Southwest with Chameleon Cold-Brew.

It’s official – South by Southwest (SXSW) has officially invaded Chameleon Cold-Brew’s hometown of Austin, Texas, transforming it into an even more bustling and vibrant city. Whether you’re here for star-studded panels, the best of music, movies, and technology, or just hoping to enjoy as much free stuff as possible,  it’s safe to say these early morning, late nights, and long lines will require loads of energy.

That’s where we come in. Lucky for you, Chameleon has been around the SXSW-block before. This year we are back and better than ever, providing our organic, flavorful, and buzz-filled beverages at various locations around town. Start scrolling through and find what time and place works best for your cold-brew coffee break and come grab a drink with the Chameleon Cold-Brew crew!

March 9th & 10th

Bumble Presents: Empowering Connections

Snag a glass from our cold brew taps at Bumble’s two-day event, kickstarting the first weekend of SXSW. Sip on this fuller and frothier cup of coffee while learning everything from an elevator pitch to first-date pointers.  No RSVP or money needed, just a flash of any Bumble profile (Date, BFF or Bizz) to enter the event!

Grab a glass of Chameleon Cold-Brew on tap with Bumble.

March 10th


While this may not be an *official* SXSW event, it’s free and filled with Chameleon Cold-Brew… so it’s an obvious yes! Hosted by The Contemporary Austin, this open house includes hands-on art demonstrations and musical performances from 11AM to 3PM. Grab a ready-to-enjoy bottle of Chameleon Cold-Brew to stay fueled and refreshed for the rest of the day.

March 11th

Create & Cultivate: Women to Watch

Take part in Create + Cultivate's first ATX Pop-up, with Chameleon Cold-Brew as the official coffee sponsor.

Join the Chameleon Crew at Create & Cultivate’s first ever ATX Pop-up! Located at The Refinery, this all-day event begins with a 10:30 AM morning jumpstart breakfast, including Chameleon Cold-Brew as the official coffee sponsor. Create & CAFFEINATE for the rest of the schedule, filled with  mentor sessions, afternoon panels, and a happy hour to begin the evening with a bang. No admission fee necessary, but RSVP early to save your spot!

March 14th

Daybreaker SXSW

Join us bright and early (okay, possibly dark and early!) for the ultimate dance party workout with Daybreaker. Not only are we the coffee sponsor of this fun frenzy, but our team will be sampling ready-to-enjoy flavors on site! Aiming to conquer your step goal before noon? Grab a ticket online and get ready to break a caffeinated sweat.

March 14th -17th

KGSR Live-Morning Show

This four-day event encompasses the best of music in one of Austin’s swankiest spots: The W Hotel. With a $5 donation, enjoy 93.3’s (KGSR) live-morning broadcast featuring on-site SXSW band performances and interviews, as well as breakfast treats and Chameleon Cold-Brew coffee. Take an afternoon Vitamin-D trip to the hotel’s third floor and enjoy the pool deck, which is free and open to the public!

March 15th

Luck Reunion

If you find yourself gravitating toward the more exclusive events, enjoy a fuller, frothier cup of Chameleon Cold-Brew on our nitro tap at Luck Reunion. This unique festival is hosted each year at Willie Nelson’s ranch out in Luck, Texas, filled with Texas-foodie favorites and a range of artists, including Nelson himself.

March 16th

Friends and Allies Showcase

Grab a bottle of Chameleon Cold-Brew and enjoy a free music showcase put on by Friends and Allies Brewing! This eight-hour event is free and open to the public, and currently has a growing set list including Shaun Peace Band, Nobody’s Darlings, Oscar Ornelas, Ms. Mack & the Daddies, and Empire Machines.


Taking part in SXSW for a few days? Or even a few hours? Let us know you’re here! Snap a picture with our bottle using our hashtag #MadeForMakers and tag us on Facebook and Instagram – you may see your post on our feed!

Author: Samantha Reichstein

Published on 03/08/2018