Random Fun in Austin, Texas

110.14 Easter Circus at Cheer Up Charlies

110.14 Easter Circus at Cheer Up Charlies

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

Hoppy Easter Everyone! I hope you are enjoying today with family or friends. If you are looking for the ultimate Easter Sunday Funday Cheer Up Charlies is hosting their Annual Easter Circus. It’s a Cirque du Soleil themed show benefiting Equality Texas. They’ll have a DJ, circus animals, entertainers, an Easter eggs hunt and an

GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirls Tickets

GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirls Tickets

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

The Texas Rollergirls bouts are one of the most raved about “things to do” in Austin, and for good reason. This Saturday’s match up will be an event that is fun for the entire family. Saturday is your chance to come out and see what all the fun is about. This is a very family

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

100 Reasons Why Austin's The Best

100 Reasons Why Austin’s The Best

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

Today is the 100th day of the year, so let’s have some fun. Last year we made a list of 100 Reasons You Call Yourself An Austinite. So here’s a list of 100 Reasons Why Austin’s The Best. 1. We put new meaning to casual Friday. Does anyone in Austin even own a suit? 2.

Texas Brewconomy Infographic

Texas Brewconomy Infographic

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

Texans love their beer. Space Chimp Media has put together this cool infographic for the Texas Micro Brewing industry. Craft Pride on Rainey Street might have the best selection of Texas brews in the state. What’s your favorite Texas Brewery

76.14 The Goodnight’s SIN Patty’s Day

76.14 The Goodnight’s SIN Patty’s Day

By Kristy Owen | Bars / Happy Hour, Random Fun, Things To Do In Austin

Are you still feeling a bit of a SXSW hangover? Imagine how all those bartenders feel who’ve been working 12+ hour days for the last week and a half! It’s time for all of us to cut loose together and celebrate one of my favorite holidays of the year. The Goodnight is hosting a SIN

24 Hours With A Lamborghini

24 Hours With A Lamborghini

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

I’m sure everyone has certain moments or days in their lives that they wish they could relive over and over again. Last Thursday was one of those days for me. In a crazy twist of fate, I was given a Lamborghini to use for 24 hours; time nor a car has ever gone so fast.

Giveaway: Lake Travis Zipline Adventures Passes

Giveaway: Lake Travis Zipline Adventures Passes

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Random Fun, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures opens for the season this Saturday, and it needs to be at the top of your to-do list this spring. It’s definitely one of my favorite ‘adventures’ in Austin, and has become my go-to activity with out of town friends and family. It’s such a thrill and ends up being a

Paint Nite Austin

Paint Nite Austin

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

Looking to draw out your creative side? Looking to spice up an otherwise ordinary weeknight? This month I finally did my first ‘paint nite’ with some friends and it was an absolute blast. I must admit that I was slightly hesitant about the evening, as I’m far from a modern day Picasso, and ‘artistic’ isn’t

53.14 Austin “Juggle” Fest

53.14 Austin “Juggle” Fest

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

It’s starting to warm up, which means it’s festival time in Austin. And this one definitely qualifies as weird. Austin Jugglefest is back for its 21st year. As you might guess, there’s a lot of juggling - games, demonstrations, shows, people on unicycles, that kind of thing. The big show will be The Public Show tonight at

“Why We Love Austin” Infographic

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

It seems like every few months, a new blogger comes out with a post trolling Austin’s recent surge in popularity (see Houston Press’s Six Stupid Reasons to Move to Austin, a Mediocre Town), bashing our weirdness, our highly-mobile, young professionals, and our laid-back lifestyle. Arguments ensue in the comment threads, and at the end of the

43.14 Austin Facial Hair Club Happy Hour at Mohawk

43.14 Austin Facial Hair Club Happy Hour at Mohawk

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

Members of the Austin Facial Hair Club will be guest bar-tending tonight at The Mohawk. As far as Austin-centric events go, this is near the top of that bucket list. Not only will these beautiful men be behind the bar; there will also be an arm-wrestling competition, and grub from Lucky J’s Chicken and Waffles. AND… chances

38.14 The Dumpster Project Warming Party

38.14 The Dumpster Project Warming Party

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

You may or may not have heard by now that a Professor from Huston-Tillotson University has sold all his possessions and will live in a dumpster for the next year. He’s doing so in an effort to raise awareness about sustainable living. This is one of those experiments that makes me so proud to be

GIVEAWAY: Valentine's Weekend Evening Helicopter Tour

GIVEAWAY: Valentine’s Weekend Evening Helicopter Tour

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

This Valentine’s Day, give that someone special the experience of a lifetime! Austin Helicopter Tours is offering a romantic treat guaranteed to win hearts and make it an unforgettable evening. From February 13 through the 15th, Austin Helicopter Tours will be offering Romantic Valentine’s City Lights Tours. There will be only 6 flights nightly from

5.14 CAGED: The Nicolas Cage Marathon

5.14 CAGED: The Nicolas Cage Marathon

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

Alamo Drafthouse may have finally outdone itself.  They’re celebrating Nicolas Cage’s 50th birthday with a very special five mystery movie marathon called CAGED. I’m excited just thinking about this; what movies will they choose? How can they choose only five? Ahh the possibilities. Surely they’ll feature a classic or two, but as any true Nic