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Austin’s New Year 2017

Dec 31, 2016
Auditorium Shores, 800 W Riverside Dr
Austin, TX 78704 United States

Bring in the New Year with a free, fun and family-friendly celebration. Austin's New Year will transform Vic Mathias Shores into a wonderland of music, art, special performances and of course, Austin's legendary food favorites.  The 2016 event will include: three stages 15 local and regional bands food trucks kid's activities and multiple art installations! The Lake Stage will showcase: Shinyribs, an American country-soul; swamp funk band, singer-songwriter Ray Wyllie Hubbard; and the young talented blues men, The Peterson Brothers. Get ready to jump up and down with a CAPYAC dance party headlining at the Oak stage; Harvest Thieves bringing

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10:00 am
$10

Ice Skating on The Plaza at Whole Foods

Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Daily until Jan 7, 2017
Whole Foods Downtown, 524 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78703 United States

The rink is open daily from 10 a.m. - 9 a.m. on Nov. 27 through Jan. 7, 2017. Cost is $10 per person and includes the use of ice skates. More information can be found here: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/service/ice-skating-plaza

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12:30 pm
Free

Giant Chess

Dec 31, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Wooldridge Square Park, 900 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States

Come play chess in the park with our large sized set. Appropriate for all ages and skill levels. Volunteers on hand that can help beginners.

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6:00 pm
Free

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters Holiday Lights Display

Dec 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Daily until Jan 8, 2017
Mozart’s, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd
Austin, Texas 78703

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters Holiday Lights Display When: November 25 – January 8, 6 p.m. nightly Where: Mozart’s, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. Mozart’s annual light display takes place every hour on the hour until midnight. The show lasts fifteen minutes, but Mozart’s does get crowded, so plan to get there in advance, and consider dropping guests off since the parking lot fills up quickly (there is additional parking across the street). It’s also a lovely, centrally-located spot to enjoy the lakeside view and look for ducks.

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7:30 pm
Free

Sure Thing

Dec 31, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Austin, 78701 United States

  Sure Thing: Austin's Best Free, Weekly Comedy Show SURE THING is a FREE weekly showcase at the original Austin Java Parkway, every Saturday at 8. Headliners include performers seen on Comedy Central, Conan, Letterman, and Funniest Person in Austin Winners, as well as the city's best comics on the rise, plus special out-of-town guests! Austin Java provides full service in the stage area- wine/beer/sangria, and delicious food while you laugh! Hosted by Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O'Grady. Doors open at 7:30.

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9:00 pm

The Nightowl’s New Year’s Eve Show at Stubb’s

Dec 31, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Stubb’s, 801 Red River
Austin, TX 78701 United States

Dance 2016 away with Austin's "Soul Royalty" THE NIGHTOWLS at their 2nd Annual NYE Celebration at Stubb's w/ special guests, Derrick Davis Band! Tickets include complimentary buffet and champagne toast.

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