With summer officially starting this month, we’ve compiled a list of the best festivals and celebrations happening in Austin for you and your family. Enjoy these events and try not to melt as the temperatures continue to rise!
6/7/18 – 6/10/18
Republic of Texas (ROT) Biker Rally
Travis County Expo Center
Named the largest motorcycle bike rally in the nation, the ROT Rally is predominantly known for its downtown Austin bike parade. Thousands of bikers from all over the world gather to enjoy the parade and listen to distinguished musical artists.
6/7/18 – 6/10/18
ATX Television Festival
For the seventh season, this four-day festival celebrates television’s history, present and future. Panels, screenings and events allow industry professionals and attendees to talk and experience television together.
Blues on the Green
93.3 KGSR invites music lovers to enjoy a family and pet friendly night with talented, local music artists. Be sure to grab your friends, family and dogs to join us for Austin’s favorite summer tradition.
Juneteenth Parade & Celebration
B.D.H.S. Center (Chestnut House)
Juneteenth, also known as “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day,” commemorates the abolition of slavery in Texas. Join us for the parade and celebration to raise funds for programs supported by Greater East Austin Youth Association.
Austin Ice Cream Festival
Taste samples from over a dozen frozen treat vendors. Along with the local and national ice cream brands, enjoy live music, games, activities, contests and fun for the whole family.
Fun Stop 5K & Fest
Riverside Drive, in front of The Long Center
A foam pit, puppy kissing booth and alcoholic beverages are among the fifteen outrageous stops on this route, formerly known as the Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K. Enjoy costume contests, delicious food, great music and more at the slowest 5k in the world.