Outside in Austin, Texas

Outdoor activities in Austin, Texas are found everywhere. We are a very active city and love running, boating on our lakes and biking!

113.14 Dazed & Confused at Top Notch

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Seeing Dazed and Confused is basically a rite of passage.   This is one of those films that Austinites enjoy since it was filmed in Austin.  Even though I wasn’t an Austinite when it was filmed 20 years ago, I still recognize many of the famous Austin scenes.  The moontown party was filmed at West

Austin Derby Fest

Austin Derby Fest

By Kristy Owen | Festivals, Outside, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin

Austin is celebrating the most exciting two minutes in sports like never before by hosting the inaugural Austin Derby Fest.  The streets are going to be blocked of for a one of a kind Kentucky Derby Block Party. They’ll have Ray Wylie Hubbard, Deer Tick, The Dirty River Boys, and Whiskey Shivers for entertainment throughout

103.14 Art City Austin

103.14 Art City Austin

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Austin is a city of the arts. It’s alive with talent, whether in theatre, painting, music, film or anything else that involves using the creative side of your brain. So an entire festival celebrating some of the amazing artistic talent on every corner is something worth talking about, and certainly worth attending. The streets will

102.14 EpicSUP Grand Opening

102.14 EpicSUP Grand Opening

By Kristy Owen | Outside, Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin

The day has arrived, EpicSUP is having their Grand Opening celebration. Come down to the rowing dock to hang out, have a free Deep Eddy cocktail and some GoodPops. You can stand up paddle on Supzilla, The World’s Largest Paddle Board. AND WE’RE GIVING AWAY A STAND UP PADDLE BOARD To enter to win the

99.14 Ride A Rocket

99.14 Ride A Rocket

By Kristy Owen | Outside, Things To Do In Austin

This winter has been one for the record books. Drastic highs and lows, hail storms and some of the strongest winds I can remember. We’ve also had some beautiful days peppered in between the cold and rainy ones, and today looks like another perfect day in Austin, Texas! I feel like I’ve done a lot

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

It’s that time of year again! Sunset Super Cinema is back at Whole Foods downtown. Whole Foods has partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! Bring a chair, blanket, picnic or snack and watch a movie under the stars.

45.14 Movie In The Park: The Notebook

45.14 Movie In The Park: The Notebook

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Whether you embrace today or despise its existence, it’s here. While I’m sure many of you are coupled up and already have plans, here’s a great event for those looking for some low key, last minute (FREE) fun. Dittmar Park will be showing a classic, The Notebook to get you in

GIVEAWAY: Mobile Food Throw-down: The Peached Tortilla vs. Chi’Lantro BBQ

GIVEAWAY: Mobile Food Throw-down: The Peached Tortilla vs. Chi’Lantro BBQ

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Two  of Austin’s favorite food trucks are meeting in the most epic way possible, a mobile food throw-down! Yes, these two trucks will be meeting in a one-of-a-kind taste-off and YOU can help judge. Each truck will showcase one existing menu item, and one new menu item that best represent their respective brands and products. Attendees

33.14 Hooked on Mueller

33.14 Hooked on Mueller

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

I know, I know, it’s Super Bowl Sunday. However, I figured most of you already had Super Bowl plans so you didn’t need me to tell you where to go for that. This event is not at all Super Bowl related but it sounds awesome. They’re filling Mueller Lake with approximately 1,200 rainbow trout that

32.14 Free Workout at Zilker Park

32.14 Free Workout at Zilker Park

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

We’re officially done with January! Woah, where did the month go? How are those New Year’s Resolutions treating you? The cold weather seems to be behind us for the weekend at least, and we’re back to that gorgeous Austin weather that we can’t stop bragging about. What better way to get your weekend underway than

1.14 Polar Bear Swim at Barton Springs

1.14 Polar Bear Swim at Barton Springs

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Happy 2014 everyone! Here we go again, back to list item #1.  For those who don’t understand the numbering system, we start back over at number ’1′ and the ‘.14′ represents the year. For the 34rd year, people willing to brave the brisk jump into the springs are invited to make the plunge. We have

365.13 Austin's New Year Celebration

365.13 Austin’s New Year Celebration

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

I can’t believe that we’re already at the end of another year. Living in the greatest city on earth must make time fly. Tonight, the city of Austin is hosting a family friendly, alcohol free event for those who are looking for a good old fashioned celebration of the new year. They’ll have live music,

Day 12: Mini Golf and Dinner for Two at Hill Country Golf & Guitar

Day 12: Mini Golf and Dinner for Two at Hill Country Golf & Guitar

By Jason Neff | Live Music, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Hill Country Golf & Guitar is a new 36-hole mini-golf course, restaurant and outdoor music venue opening this spring that we’re incredibly excited about. You’ve probably heard us rant and rave about how much we love Top Golf; now we’ll have a new place to work on our putting as well!   Golf & Guitar

339.13 Trail Of Lights Opening Night

339.13 Trail Of Lights Opening Night

By Kristy Owen | Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

The Trail of Lights is back in all its glory! Walking through the one and a quarter miles of holiday awesomeness really gets you in the spirit. The various displays are all so different and each night has a different theme. There will also be performances, dancers and carolers along the trail. Vendors will also

333.13 Zilker Tree Lighting Ceremony

333.13 Zilker Tree Lighting Ceremony

By Kristy Owen | Dog Friendly, Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Tonight is the night, the famous Zilker Tree will be lit for the first time of the season.. I am so excited about the Tree Lighting this year as it is also a reminder that the Trail of Lights will be back this year as well. The Trail Of Lights will run December 8th – 22nd.