Kristy Owen - 365 Things to Do in Austin, TX

Kristy Owen

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I am a realtor here in Austin, and clients are always asking for suggestions on what to do around town. So, I thought I would blog about my experiences, recommendations and what you have to do before you can call yourself a true Austinite.

This will be an epic night of Saved By the Bell ’90s tropes and you really don’t want to miss the fun. Togas and themed costumes are highly encouraged! It’s free to play and you can sip on appropriately themed drinks the whole time. Get your team of up to six players organized—and start thinking of a really clever team name, because the competition will be intense.

When: Wednesday, September 18th

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location:
The Volstead
1500 E 6th St.
Austin, Texas 78702

Did you know it is National Biscuit Month? It’s about time you start celebrating! Lick Honest Ice Creams and Bird Bird Biscuit are coming together for a day of Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwiches! Today only, visit any of Lick’s Austin shops and get a fresh, buttery biscuit with a couple scoops of ice cream and one sauce of choice. A portion of all Biscuit Ice Cream Sandwich purchases will go directly to Urban Roots!

And here’s the fine print: limit one biscuit ice cream sandwich per person. Biscuits not available for individual sale. Available while supplies last!

When: Sunday, September 15th

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Location:
Lick Honest Ice Creams (Lamar Union)
1100 South Lamar Blvd. Ste. 1135
Austin, Texas 78704

How many lobsters and clams can you eat? Let’s find out today, shall we? There are limited tickets available for reserved seating at TLC that includes all you can eat of lobsters and clams, plus your own lobster bib! There will also be live music and festivities! Entry is free for normal service and they’ll have their regular menu as well as an East Coast inspired one.

When: Saturday, September 15th

Time: 2–5 p.m.

Location:
TLC Austin
1100 South Lamar Boulevard Suite 1150
Austin, Texas 78704

Whoa y’all—it’s Friday the 13th and a full moon. There could be no better time to watch Freaky Friday outside!

Movies in the Park is a series of free films brought to you by Austin Parks Foundation in partnership with Alamo Drafthouse. Each year, APF and the Drafthouse bring you free movies in parks all over Austin. Residents and visitors bring their blanket or lawn chairs for a fun and relaxing evening under the beautiful Austin night sky.

Dogs, picnics, and lawn chairs are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, glass, and styrofoam are not.

More info and full schedule here.

Food trucks:
Noble Sandwich Co.
Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs

When: Friday, September 13th

Time: 8: p.m.

Location:
Dottie Jordan Park & Recreation
2803 Loyola Ln.
Austin, TX 78723

If you know, you know. Schitt’s Creek is the perfect show for the Get It Gals to quiz us on next! You probably still have time to binge a few episodes and refresh your extensive knowledge of the Rose family and the weird town they own.

Get your friends together—you need the dream team tonight!

-Free to play
-21+
-1-6 players per team
-30 team cap
-First come, first served
-Prizes

Registration opens at 6:30, happy hour till 7, quiz kicks off at 8!

When: Thursday, September 12th

Time: 8:00 p.m.

Location:

The Cavalier ATX
2400 Webberville Road Suite A
Austin, Texas 78702

It’s no secret that Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is one of our favorite things to do in Austin.
 
They have a new promotion happening until the end of season (November 30th) called “Friends Fly Half Price.”
Fine Print: Valid Monday-Friday. BOGO 1/2 OFF. For every full price ticket purchased, one is half price. Must call 512-614-1996 to receive the discount. Exclusions: Night Flight Tours. 

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

It’s an adventure from the beginning, as there are five ziplines for you to tackle. The views are even more spectacular!  You reach speeds of up to 50 miles an hour. It’s such a rush! The guides are also friendly, knowledgeable and fun. They make the whole experience even better.

Phone: 512-614-1996

Location:
Lake Travis Zipline Adventures
14529 Pocohontas Trail
Volente, Texas

http://www.ziplaketravis.com/

 

 

 

Wurstfest was  voted the number two Oktoberfest in the country by USA Today.  This “10-Day Salute To Sausage” in New Braunfels is one of our favorite festivals of the year.  With sausage, beer, polka and potato pancakes as far as the eye can see, it’s a Bavarian wonderland that’s not to be missed.    

 

By offering round trip transportation all ten days of the fest again we’re making getting to New Braunfels easier than fitting into last years lederhosen.  Why risk the hour drive when you can take our Wheels to Wurstfest?  

YOUR TICKET INCLUDES:

  • Worry free transportation from downtown Austin to / from Wurstfest in New Braunfels.
  • Buses are comfortable air conditioned motor coaches with bathrooms! 
  • BYOB welcome on the ride down. 
  • Admission into the festival.
  • Pre and post Wurstfest Specials at our downtown Austin check-in location.
  • Four hours on site to enjoy the festival, total trip time is approximately six hours depending on traffic.
  • Each bus holds 54 guests so you can come by yourself and meet new friends or invite all of your friends to book on the same bus as you!  
  • Our buses are 18 and older, proof of valid ID required at check in! 

**The bus will pick up and drop off from Revelry Bar + Kitchen on East 6th Street.  You can start boarding 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour departure time.  Check in early or stay late to receive pre and post wheels specials.  To reserve a private bus email contact@austintourcompany.com

We feel like this is a concept with staying power! The front lawn of Radio Coffee & Beer is going to be covered and kiddie pools and ice and your favorite White Claw will be on special all day. There will also be the auspicious debut of a new “Clawtail”! The Piña CLAWda has Lime Claw, Malibu, and pineapple and goes down easy.

When: Sunday, September 8th

Time: 2–9 p.m.

Location:
Radio Coffee & Beer
4204 Manchaca Rd.
Austin, Texas 78704

Here’s the perfect way to get your dog some exercise and cool off at the same time. Come out to Scott Mentzer Pool for a special splash day for your dog! Admission is $5 per dog (includes 2 humans) and $3 per extra human. All dogs must be current on vaccinations and have printed vaccination records to be allowed in the event.

Click here for more rules and information.  

When: Saturday, September 7th

Time: 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

Location:
Scott Mentzer Pool
901 Old Austin Hutto Rd.
Pflugerville, Texas 78660