Your monthly day-to-day guide of the best things happening around Austin!

Everyday

Austin Hotel Pool Passes

Rooftop pools, day passes, night swims, cabanas, and more—we’ve found the coolest spots in Austin to take a dip at some of the hottest hotels. Browse the list!

Beyond Van Gogh

Immerse yourself in Van Gogh’s artwork like never before at Beyond Van Gogh, an immersive experience that’s in Austin for a limited time. Move along projection swathed walls wrapped in light, color, and shapes that swirl, dance, and refocus into flowers, cafes, and landscapes. Tickets cost a little over $50 and are available now through August 8th.

Every Monday

Blue Monday With Soul Man Sam At Antone’s

It’s the return of Austin’s oldest music tradition, Blue Monday at Antone’s. Starting on July 5th, Memphis soul veteran and local blues and R&B celebrity Soul Man Sam will hold down the vaunted Monday time slot every week. Expect special guests, weekly drink specials, VIP table service, and some of the best live music the city has to offer.

Every Tuesday

Sunset Summer Series

Join YTX Austin for Summer Sunset Series every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.! Each yoga class will be led by a YTX Yoga instructor and accompanied by a live musician or DJ. This free event will be open to the public and catered to all levels of yoga experience.

Every Wednesday

Whiplash Wednesday At Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Every week, come out to WTF at 7 p.m. for some drinks and laughs! Whiplash Wednesdays feature the best comedians this city has to offer, with a new lineup every week! Hosted by Derek Kopszwa. Plus $2 off cocktails from 7–8 p.m.!

Every Sunday

Yoga In The Yard At Far Out

Yoga in the Yard is Sunday at 10 a.m. with Black Swan Yoga and JuneShine Hard Kombucha. Yogis who donate over $10 will receive a JuneShine, a Black Swan Yoga class pass as well as Far Out Lounge “One Drink on Us” card. They encourage attendees to donate at least $10 to Out Youth and be sure to bring your own yoga mat and water bottle


July 6th

Buffalo Nichols At Meanwhile Brewing

Head to Meanwhile Brewing on the first Tuesday of every month this summer for a free concert on the Meanwhile outdoor stage! Enjoy music from guitarist and singer/songwriter Buffalo Nichols starting at 7 p.m.

Two Stepping Lessons At The Little Longhorn Saloon

Starting at 7 p.m. you can go to The Little Longhorn Saloon for free two-stepping lessons with Austin Honkey Tonkers!


July 7th

Good Vibes Only Featuring Stars Parks

Tune in for Good Vibes Only, July 7th, featuring Star Parks! Good Vibes Only, the Long Center’s series of free, fully-produced performances recorded in our Rollins Studio Theatre. This digital streaming series evokes the groovy feel of a 1960’s variety show while featuring curated performances by Austin artists on the rise.

Diva Yoga At Mohawk

Diva yoga will be a mix of all your favorite power female artists to a Vinyasa flow. Sun salutations to Beyoncé and Rihanna. Get balanced with SZA and Lizzo. Catch a zen moment with Adele and H.E.R. Class will be taught by Kaila Parker!


July 8th

Sundown Soundsets At Lamar Union

Join Swift Fit Events Thursday nights this summer for rooftop movement and sounds at sunset followed by a dance party overlooking downtown Austin. The evening begins at 8 p.m. with meditative moves, followed by a sundown sound bath, then you’ll break out into sets from some of Austin’s favorite DJs.

Ru Paul Drag Race Viewing Party With Yara Sofia

Come join Highland for an unforgettable night and viewing party with this the one and only Yara Sofia! Doors are at 7 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m. General Admission is $10 and Meet And Greet tickets are $20.


July 9th

Bull And Bowl Grand Opening Party

Grab the summer season by the horns and get in the game at Bull & Bowl’s long-awaited Grand Opening Party on Friday, July 9 starting at 7 p.m.! Austinites are invited to drink, dine, game, and show off their best rodeo skills at the West 6th hotspot’s Mechanical Bull Tournament for a chance to win some fabulous prizes fit for any rodeo champ.

Ground Floor (A Stand-Up Comedy Show Case)

Ground Floor returns inside of Hotel Vegas for the first time since the pandemic! Come on out, have a seat, a drink, and laugh and enjoy sets from Chris Tellez, Elizabeth Spears, and Chris Hills.


July 10th

Farm Yoga At Boggy Creek

Enjoy a peaceful morning yoga session at East Austin’s Boggy Creek Farm starting at 9 a.m. Join Swift Fit for a morning vinyasa flow to calm and ground you this summer! Stay after to explore the beautiful property and shop the farm’s delicious produce and local goods. You’ll receive a $5 credit to spend at the stand with every ticket purchase.

Heart To Hart At Fallout Theater

Comfy and cozy meets comedy at Heart to Hart! Austin’s greatest comedic minds will tell their favorite, funniest jokes and then sit down for an intimate chat with host Holly Hart, the most alliterative comic in all of Austin. Guests will answer would-you-rathers, confront vicious rumors that Holly may or may not have just made up, and tell the behind the scene stories of how their jokes came to be. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.


July 11th

“Cute AF” Handcrafted + Vintage Market

Join The Eastside Pop Up for an afternoon of shopping and pampering at Cute Nail Studio – the cutest rainbow house in Austin. The market will go on from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. and a portion of all vendor fees will be donated to Out Youth.


July 12th

The VIP Comedy Showcase

The VIP Comedy Showcase features the biggest names in Austin comedy. Catch them here before they flee to Hollywood! They will have a dazzling red carpet and a photographer to document this historic event. Hosted by local celebrity Elizabeth Spears with special guest Blown Rivers!


July 13th

Legally Blonde: 20th Anniversary Trivia Night

Legally Blonde: 20th Anniversary trivia is coming to the internet! Join Volstead Lounge for a night testing your knowledge on everyone’s favorite show and maybe win some prizes!
How Virtual Trivia Works:
-Legally Blonde trivia starts at 8 p.m. CT, but tune in early for some Jackbox minigames to warm up.
-Players will answer questions on their phone or in a separate browser window.
-You can play along on Facebook or on Twitch!

July 14th

5 Soul Wine Co. Summer Series

Ready for date night or just a night out?! 5 Soul Wine Co. Summer Series will include one bottle of The Lady (sparkling wine), appetizers and desserts, as well as live music! They’ll be closing off their inside space for guests to enjoy a nice evening out. It’s $110 per couple or $95 for Wine Club Members. Seating is limited so make sure to sign up. To register, email info@5soulwine.com with the subject line “Summer Series: Date Night.”

Clueless At Central Machine Works 

Starting at 9 p.m. at CMW, they’ll be playing Clueless in their Beergarden with free popcorn! They’ll also have reverse happy hour with Half Price Pitchers, $5 Burgers, and $2 off Pizza, from 9–11 p.m.


July 15th

Summer Fest At The Cathedral

Summer Fest will take place Thursday, July 15 through Saturday, July 17, and include vibrant art from emerging women artists and complimentary drinks from Dulce Vida Tequila, Austin Beerworks, Austin Eastciders, Topo Chico, and Waterloo Sparkling. The event will provide a unique way for

Austinites to celebrate and support local women-owned businesses, women artists and musicians, and the Austin arts community at large. Tickets start at $55.

Violet Crown Follies

The Jigglewatts Burlesque presents their famous revue, “Violet Crown Follies,” a dazzling monthly variety burlesque show at 8:00 p.m. (doors at 7:00 p.m.) Thursday, July 15 at Sterling Event Center. The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue is excited to invite you into the crystal-dipped ballroom at Sterling Event Center, where glittering chandeliers and a lustrous grandeur add to the immersive experience. Tickets for two start at $50.


July 16th

Biddi Biddi Banda – A Tribute To Selena

Comprised of members of some of Austin’s premier Latin bands, Bidi Bidi Banda is the refried dream of Stephanie Bergara, a native Austinite who grew up listening to Tejano radio. They’ll be at 3TEN at 9 p.m. (doors at 8 p.m.) and tickets are $22.

Rocky (1976) At Community Drive-In With Way South Philly Cheesesteaks

Come join the Community Cinema in a socially distanced setting at Community First! Village. They will be partnering with Way South Philly for some delicious Philly Cheesesteaks. Their concessions stand with popcorn, candy, and drinks will be open before the movie begins (credit card purchase only). Cheesesteaks are PRE-ORDER ONLY and will not be available for purchase at the door. Online ordering will close on Thursday, July 15th at 3:00 p.m.


July 17th

ATX Pup Parents Meet Up

Join a community of like-minded pup parents, united around shared passions for dogs, sustainability, and health at Work and Woof at 10 a.m. They’ll have treats for the pups and mimosas for the pups’ parents! An indoor dog park will allow the dogs to play while you mingle. Additional drinks provided from our sponsors Clean Cause and Richards Rainwater. Free to join and free to attend!

Slide In The DMs: A Comedy Show At Fallout

Slide in the DMs is cringe comedy in its purest form. Every third Saturday of the month at 10 p.m., local stand-up stars share some of the wildest messages they’ve ever received online and a rotating cast of talented improvisers make comedy gold out of it. Hosted by the self-described hot jock of Austin comedy Angelina Martin, this hilariously horny show is not one to be missed!


July 18th

Kash’d Out At Empire

Catch Kash’d Out at Empire Control Room at 7 p.m. during their Way Too High For This Tour. The events open to all ages with table reservations available. Also performing will be Bonzai and Cydeways.


July 19th

Monday Night Sound Healing At The Cathedral

Swift Fit Events presents Monday Night Sound Healing sessions with local meditation and retreat leader Meg Sylvester at East Austin’s event space The Cathedral. Bask in an hour of slow movements and breathwork to the sounds of crystal bowls, accompanied by singing and chimes. Afterward, take a Sweet Crude cocktail to go. Yoga mats and water will be provided.


July 20th

Laugh Laugh Revolution At Spider House

Laugh Laugh Revolution is a video game-themed comedy show where comics will tell jokes and then tell video game stories. Show up early to get drinks and play wcw/nwo on Nintendo 64! Show is $10 and starts at 8 p.m.


July 21st

Drag Show At Austin Eastciders

Head to the Eastciders Collaboratory for all-day happy hour and a drag show starting at 8 p.m. They’ll have $4 pints and $1 of every pint sold will be donated to Out Youth.

5 Soul Wine Co. Summer Series – On Wednesdays We Wear Pink!

5 Soul Wine Co’s Summer Series will include special events every Wednesday through the end of July! This event will include one glass of Rosé and one frosé. They’ll be streaming Mean Girls, as well as some fun trivia. Don’t forget to wear pink! It’s $45 per person. To register, email info@5soulwine.com with the subject line “Summer Series – Wear Pink!”


July 22nd

Sundown Soundsets At Lamar Union

Join Swift Fit Events Thursday nights this summer for rooftop movement and sounds at sunset followed by a dance party overlooking downtown Austin. The evening begins at 8 p.m. with meditative moves, followed by a sundown sound bath, then you’ll break out into sets from some of Austin’s favorite DJs.


July 23rd

Black Pistol Fire At Emo’s

Black Pistol Fire is a Canadian Rock and Roll duo that split time between Toronto, Ontario, and Austin, Texas. Tickets are $20 and doors are at 7:30 p.m.

Frida Friday At Lustre Pearl South

Swing by Lustre Pearl South for Frida Friday—a monthly market that’s full of the best vendors, DJs, and vibes. Music by Chorizo Funk and there will be food and drinks available on site.


July 24th

Farm Yoga At Boggy Creek

Enjoy a peaceful morning yoga session at East Austin’s Boggy Creek Farm starting at 9 a.m. Join Swift Fit for a morning vinyasa flow to calm and ground you this summer! Stay after to explore the beautiful property and shop the farm’s delicious produce and local goods. You’ll receive a $5 credit to spend at the stand with every ticket purchase.

Bloom Market

Bloom Market, hosted by Joy Organics Austin, is a one-day pop-up market that celebrates Austin’s most badass women, non-binary, and queer creatives, makers, and innovators. Shop handmade goods from local makers, make lasting memories with our interactive vendors, snack on some delicious food, and find your next local obsession!


July 25th

Chicken Sh!t Sunday With The Derailers

Head to C-Boy’s Heart And Soul Bar for live music, free hot dogs, dancing, and chicken shit bingo!  The Derailers will be there at 3:30 p.m. playing the best in Austin Country, Honky Tonk, and Western swing.

Sunday Tarot At Native Hostel

This Sunday tarot session at Native Hostel will end your weekend right. Take this moment to reflect and prepare for the week ahead with a little help from the cards. Each session provides actionable guidance and includes a hand-written takeaway message at the end. Reservations are recommended.


July 26th

Open Mic Night At Dreamland

Hosted by Bob Slaughter, Dreamland presents Open Mic Night in the Beer Garden! Performers can sign up starting at 6:30 p.m.


July 27th

Blues On The Green

Austin’s favorite summer tradition is back for its 30th season! ACL Radio’s Blues on the Green invites music lovers out to Zilker Park to enjoy a family and pet-friendly night of music in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab your family, friends, dogs, and blankets, and join us for Austin’s largest FREE concert series!


July 28th

5th Annual Heat Week At LeRoy And Lewis

This year’s Heat Week signature challenge spicy specials include dishes like Al Pastor Pork Shoulder, Hot Italian Beef, Pepper Jelly Spare Ribs, Nashville Hot Pork Steak, and Mapo Tofu Sausage. Finish all five days and snag an L&L gift card and merch.

Blues On The Greens

Austin’s favorite summer tradition is back for its 30th season! ACL Radio’s Blues on the Green invites music lovers out to Zilker Park to enjoy a family and pet-friendly night of music in a relaxed atmosphere. Grab your family, friends, dogs, and blankets, and join us for Austin’s largest FREE concert series!


July 29th

Swim Sessions At The LINE

Come through The LINE Hotel for Swim Sessions all summer long to vibe alongside women and queer DJs from 7 to 10 p.m. CT on the last Thursday of each month. Every session will showcase a lineup of creative businesses homegrown in Austin—and you’ll be able to catch our new art installation in the hotel’s lobby, too. Tickets are $10.


July 30th

Emo Night Brooklyn: The Return

Welcome back to Emo Night Brooklyn, the best night of your life, where Heard Presents throws massive parties around the world to celebrate Emo and Pop Punk music. Join them at The Parish on July 30th in Austin as they rage to all of your favorite songs with your favorite people. Plenty of surprises to come, grab your tickets before they’re gone here.

Jason Mraz At Stubbs

Jason Mraz, American guitarist, singer, and songwriter, will be at Stubbs at 7 p.m. This concert is open to all ages and costs $56 got General Admission. Snag tickets here.


July 31st

Mookie Thompson – Comedy Central Roast Battle

Mookie Thompson is a Brooklyn-based stand-up comic, writer and drug enthusiast, seen on FOX, Complex, Hulu, and TruTV. Recently, Mookie was a writer for “The Roastmaster” Jeff Ross on the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. He’ll be at Fallout Theater from 10–11 p.m. on Saturday, July 31st. Tickets are $15.

Irene’s July Drag Brunch

Check out Irene’s Drag Brunch hosted by Rhonda Jewels! The show will run from noon – 2 p.m. and is available by reservation only. A percentage of proceeds from all drag table reservations will be donated to SafeSpace. Reservations include free popcorn and one bottle of bubbles per table.

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.