Are you looking to put together your summer event calendar? We all know that as the mercury rises in Austin so do the number of events happening across the city, below we've put together some of our favorites from the ROT Rally to Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic!
6/7/18 - 6/10/18
ATX Television Festival
ATX Festival is the first festival devoted to Television's history and future. It functions like a traditional film festival with premieres of new series, current hits and cult favorites. ATX Television Festival also offers access to the industry's leading professionals with cast and creator Q&A's and panels focusing on innovation in both production and content delivery.
6/7/18 - 6/10/18
Republic of Texas Biker Rally
Travis County Exposition Center and Sixth Street
The state's largest motorcycle gathering attracts thousands of bikers for rides, parades and music.
African American Book Festival
George Washington Carver Museum & Library
This free, annual literary event showcases new works by and about African Americans. Notable speakers and authors will discuss their works and facilitate conversations.
Fun Stop 5K & Fest
The Fun Stop 5K and Festival — formerly known as Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K — is the only 5K in Downtown Austin that allows alcoholic beverages on the route and the only 5K with more than 12 outrageously fun stops along the way. Dress up in your quirkiest costume, release your ninja skills at the obstacle course stop and cool down at the foam party fun stop. Performances from local bands and more, rocking into the night.
Central Texas Juneteenth 2K, Parade & Celebration
MLK Blvd. and Rosewood Park
Juneteenth, also known as "Freedom Day" or "Emancipation Day," is the oldest known African American celebration commemorating the end of slavery. This annual event features a 2K walk/run, parade floats and entertainment and celebration at Rosewood Park.
Bullock Museum's "Music under The Star" Series
Bullock Texas State History Museum
The Bullock Museum hosts an annual, free concert series every Friday in July. This event features performances by local musicians and guests are treated to complimentary tacos and teas.
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Vic Mathias Shores
The Austin Symphony hosts an annual concert of patriotic music culminating in a spectacular firework display over Lady Bird Lake.
Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic
Circuit of The Americas
Willie Nelson will return to Circuit of The Americas for his 45th annual Independence Day picnic and music fest. This day-long event features a star-studded lineup, headlined by Nelson himself, and a patriotic fireworks display at the end of the night.
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration
Hill Country Galleria
Shopping, music, barbecue, fireworks and fun for the whole family, including the dogs.
7/21/18 - 7/22/18
Body Mind Spirit Expo
Palmer Events Center
This holistic expo focuses on advancements in spiritual and planetary awakening with like-minded souls.
Grab your boots and lederhosen! Texanische Nacht celebrates German-Texas heritage with tasty Tex Mex and a live swing/dance band.