With concerts, festivals, sports and food, Austin, Texas offers a wide variety of events throughout the year. Whether you’re a student at the University of Texas, a large family with kids of any age, a self-proclaimed “dog parent” or anything in between, there is something for you and your family, including your furry friend, to do every weekend.
The following are a few local events our members shared with us that we hope you’ll enjoy as much as we have.
Treat yourself to local bites and fine wine from Austin’s best restaurants at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum. Guests will enjoy live music and have the opportunity to bid on auction items. The money raised goes toward the museum’s community programs, exhibitions and garden preservation.
Learn insightful tips and tricks, dance to live music and try out your grilling skills at the Austin Food and Wine Festival. The country’s top wine, spirits and culinary exhibitors will showcase demos, present tasting sessions and offer book signings.
Attracting athletes from around the globe, the Austin Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K takes runners around the city’s iconic landmarks. The finish line at the Texas State Capitol leads you into the festival where you can enjoy the beer garden and live music with over 100,000 spectators.
Football season is right around the corner. College games are a big deal in this town, and you sure don’t want to miss out. Whether you’re a season ticket holder or enjoy watching from the comfort of your couch, sport your burnt orange and cheer on the Longhorns.
Enjoy this two-weekend event filled with outstanding music and delicious food, drinks and sweets from favorite local restaurants. With a diverse lineup and eight stages, ACL Music Festival is one of the reasons Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World.