An ATX icon, Moon towers still cover the city of Austin Texas. Most of the original Moon towers in the city were built around 1894, and were designed to light up the city. Austin is believed to be the only place where these still exist. “Party at the Moon tower” was a phrase that helped these ATX landmarks make a name for themselves. The most popular of these Moon towers is located in Zilker Park, and is turned into an amazing Christmas Tree. Many of Austin business have used the name in a variety of ways over the years. Today, a large outdoor bar, beach volleyball, dog park, music venue located in S. Austin is called Moon tower. It’s a party all right. The comedy scene get in on the action with Moon tower Comedy Fest.