101 Things To Do When It’s 100 Degrees

1. Zilker Free Summer Musical: The Wizard of OZ

2. Explore Austin on a Fat Tire Electric Minibike

 

3. Jaws on the Water

Alamo Drafthouse Austin screening Jaws on the water Credit: Heather Leah Kennedy/ Alamo Drafthouse Linkback: http://drafthouse.com/

4. Picnic at The Seaholm Picnic Table

5. Try Escaping at The Austin Escape Game

6. 3rd Annual BBQ and Wine Fest

7. Eat Breakfast Tacos on the top of Mount Bonnel

8. Hang in a Kammock

9. Blues on the Green

10. Deep Eddy Splash Movie Nights

11. Staycation at Lake Austin Spa

12. Float The River

13. Trailer Food Tuesday at The Long Center

14. South Congress Hotel Pool Pass

This is summer’s best kept secret. Now through Labor Day, you can snag pool passes at the South Congress Hotel that will get you access to the rooftop pool and bar, free valet parking, and towels. Poolside dining is provided by Café No Sé. Guests can book their pool day at South Congress Hotel by emailing concierge@southcongresshotel.com

When: Mondays – Fridays though Labor Day, 11 a.m.- sunset

15. Bat Tuesday Sunset Cruise on Lady Bird Lake

16. Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

17. Rent a Fishing (or regular) Kayak from Rowing Dock 

18. Sound & Cinema at The Long Center

19. Mohawk’s 7th Annual Quesoff 

20. Walk Dogs or Volunteer with Austin Animal Center 

21. Cool Off at The Greenbelt

22.  Free Sunday Concerts In The Park at The Long Center

23. Monday Movie Night at Yard Bar (Austin’s Dog Bar)

24. Outdoor Voices x Hoxie Wednesday Evening Jogger Club 

25. Visit The Blanton Museum (free on Thursdays)

26. Barton Springs Pool 

27. Libations Trail: Brewery & Distillery Tour

28. Unplugged at The Grove

29. Texas Memorial Museum 

30. Tour The Capitol (It’s FREE)

31. Browse MOSS Designer Consignment 

32. Cool off with some Alcoholic Ice Cream at Prohibition Creamery 

33. Try Vodka Slushies on The Deep Eddy Distillery Tour

34. 27th Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival

35. Take a UT Tower Tour

36. Take An Antonelli’s Cheese Class

37. NLand Surf Park

38. Hike Enchanted Rock

39. Explore Central Texas Caves

40. Stronghorn Fitness Flip & Slide

41. Baylor Street Art Wall 

42. Stand Up Paddleboard, Kayak, or Canoe on Lady Bird Lake

43. Zilker Park

44. Sip Beers at Zilker Brewing Company

45. Crux Climbing Center

46. Sip Frozé at The Infinite Monkey Theorem 

47. Take A Haunted Limo Tour

48. Hike St. Edwards Park

49. St. Elmo Brewing Company’s Grassy Thursdays

50. Movie Night at Alamo Drafthouse

51. Dolce Neve

52. Zilker Botanical Gardens

53. Chaparral Ice 

54. Book People

55. ‘Game of Thrones’ Watch Parties at The North Door

56. Happy Hour at Mattie’s

Photo: Nick Simonite

57. Hotel San José Frozé

58. Playland Skate Center

59. The Veloway

60. Volente Beach

61. Happy Hour at June’s

62. Bullock Texas History Museum

63. Dart Bowl

64. Frozen Mezcal Cocktails at The Hightower

65. Amy’s Ice Cream

66. Pinballz Arcade

67. Violet Crown Cinema

68. Top Golf

69. LBJ Presidential Library & Museum

70. Hopdoddy $5 Happy Hour

71. Lenoir Wine Garden

72. River Place Nature Trail

73. The Austin Winery

74. Sno-Beach

75. Rosé Wine Flights at Red Room Lounge

76. The ABGB

77. Austin Bouldering Project

78. Hike Wild Basin Wilderness Perserve 

79. Curra’s Avocado Margarita 

80. Lick Honest Ice Cream

81. Turkey Creek Trail

82. Austin Antique Mall

83. Summer Classic Film Series at The Paramount

84. McKinney Falls State Park

85. Krause Springs

86. Kitty Cohen’s

87. Sunday Funday at The Wet Deck

88. Hamilton Pool

89. Float Fest

90. Hippie Hollow

91. Austin Steam Train

92. Hula Hut

93. Pedernales Falls State Park

94. Cow Tipping Creamery 

95. Rent a Duffy Boat

96. Round Rock Express Game

97. The Aristocrat Lounge Frosé

98. Cold Cookie Company 

99. East Austin Succulents 

100. Abel’s on the Lake 

101. Easy Tiger’s Free Will Ferrell Summer Movie Series