The BEST Things To Do In Austin This Weekend

Things To Do In Austin, TX

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Hamilton In Austin

You are probably thinking there is no way to get tickets to Hamilton. But there is a way! Forty tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each via a digital lottery.

Thursday, June 13th

101X Summer Cinema: Step Brothers

Grab your lawn chairs and blankets, leash up the pups, invite your friends, and make your way over to Republic Square for this amazing feat of comedy!

Movies In The Park: Clueless (Tonight’s the Rain Date after last week’s cancellation)

As if we would miss this! Come in costume and enjoy this 90s classic under the stars.

Friday, June 14th

National Bourbon Day with “Pappy” Van Winkle

Celebrate National Bourbon Day with a $3 House Old Fashioned and kick off the weekend with your good ol’ friend “Pappy”!

Woodland Faerie Trail by Moonlight

On a few special evenings each summer, the Faeries’ magical nighttime world is open for full-size people to enjoy. The wee folk light up the Garden with thousands of sparkling lights, and offer special entertainment and music.

Summer Friday Happy Hour at The W

All Weekend

Float The River

This is a must do at least once this summer! Floating the River is a rite of passage in Central Texas.

Get Your Groceries Delivered With Instacart

There are a ton of reasons we love this service! Here are just a few.

Saturday, June 16th

Urban Wine Tour

You don’t have to drive to the Hill Country to drink great local wine! This is the perfect way to explore the growing urban winery scene that’s within Austin City Limits.

Scholz Garten 2nd Annual Fish Fry

5th Annual International Day of Yoga at The Texas State Capitol

This program includes 90 min yoga asanas, peace meditation, live music, and more! Wear your cool white summer clothing and bring your friends.

Sunday, June 17th

Father’s Day Brew B Cruise on Lady Bird Lake

Treat Dad this Father’s Day with our 4th Annual Father’s Day Brew B Cruise with Uncle Billy’s and Capital Cruises on Lady Bird Lake!

Austin Symphonic Band’s Free Father’s Day Concert In The Park

Marches, patriotic melodies, and other familiar works are the order of the day. Selections that will have your dad’s toe tappin!

Star Bar’s Hail Mary is Back

It’s been voted one of the top ten Bloody Marys in America—now Star Bar’s Hail Mary is back! Available every third Sunday of each month kicking off June 16.

Hartman Foundation Free Concert In The Park

All ages, including pets, enjoy relaxing Sunday evenings with different musical ensembles presented by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. The setting of kids dancing, couples lounging on blankets, and friends gathering never gets old.

Other Things To Peep

Kids Fly Free at Lake Travis Zipline

The adventure of their lifetime—and yours— is waiting!

The Bat Boat on Lady Bird Lake

While most people grab a spot on the bridge, there’s an even better way to watch the bats: from the rooftop deck of a gorgeous boat with pizza in your belly and a drink in your hand!

Waterloo Adventures Is Open For The Season

This locally owned and operated floating water park and challenge course that is a true evolution in water play!

New Motown Exhibition at the LBJ Library

In honor of the 60th anniversary of Motown Records, the LBJ Presidential Library is hosting a new exhibition that will take you way back in time. If you haven’t been to to the LBJ Library, we really think you should. It’s one of the cultural treasures that makes Austin so unique. 

Jaws on the Water

Pop open a beer, dangle your feet over your inner tube, and watch the film that made everyone afraid to go in the water … while you’re in the water!

Bachelorette Viewing Parties at Icenhauer’s

Join Icenhauer’s each week for the ultimate girls night. Enjoy happy hour pricing, bring you own snacks or order from their trailer, and the most dramatic show in history on their indoor TVs. When the weather improves they will project on their back patio!

Sunset Cruise on Lake Austin

Take your happy hour out on the water and experience the beauty and fun of this place in a whole new way. We’ve partnered with Float On and Independence Brewing Co. to offer the booze cruise of your dreams!

Free Yoga at Republic Square

Join Wanderlust Yoga for Summer Sunset Series 2019, presented by Topo Chico and sponsored by Outdoor Voices, KIND Snacks, Siete Foods, and yours truly, 365 Things Austin at Republic Square.

Hotel Pools to Keep You Cool This Summer

Photo: Nick Simonite

You should really play hooky and spend the day at one of these fabulous Austin pools.

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