Summer is officially here, though weekends have been heating up in Austin for weeks. Here are some of the hottest things to do in Austin this weekend!
Thursday, June 22
BossbabesATX June 2017 Meet
Here’s your chance to meet up with some real wonder women! Join the BossbabesATX for a night of networking, face-to-face convo and an opportunity to make new friends. 30 self-identifying women in the Austin community will share stories about their creative, entrepreneurial, professional, and political pursuits.
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June 22 | 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. | Cheer Up Charlie’s | 900 Red River Street
BIKE NIGHT at St. Elmo Brewery
BIKE NIGHT invites you to mingle with fellow bikers at St. Elmo Brewing Company, located right across the street from their BIKE NIGHT location. The Grassy Thursday event will feature some of Austin’s finest bluegrass, good food, and locally hand-crafted cold beer with your friends from Cowboy Harley-Davidson.
June 22 | 7 – 10 p.m. | St. Elmo’s Brewery | 440 E. St. Elmo Rd.
Saturday, June 24
City Wide Garage Sale Austin
The City-Wide Garage Sale has been keeping Austin vintage Since 1977! A secret resource for interior designers, set designers, and lovers of everything vintage, hit the City Wide Garage Sale to find art, clothing, pottery, linens, antiques, and more. Head there early Saturday for the best pick and on Sunday afternoon for the best bargains.
June 24 & 25 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. & 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Palmer Events Center | 900 Barton Springs Rd.
Keep Austin Weird Fest and 5k
We all know it takes a certain amount of weird to fuel our beloved city, and Keep Austin Weird Fest + 5K is the ultimate celebration. Don’t want to race? That’s OK. There will be hours and hours of live music, good eats, and plenty of weird Austin attractions. $1 of every ticket sold goes directly to the Central Texas Food Bank.
June 24 | 4 – 9 p.m. | Riverside Drive, in front of The Long Center
Outlaw Art Market
Join friends, artists, and other crafter creatives for the Outlaw Art Market, featuring a collective of muralists creating a large scale work of art. A variety of artists and vendors will be selling their wares while working on projects during the event.
June 24 | 3 – 8 p.m. | The Jackalope South Shore | 1523 Tinnin Ford Rd.
The APA!APA #9 Pup Pool Party
Pools… for pups. Ice cream… for pups. And a beer…. that helps pups. You’re invited to help celebrate the release of the ninth APA!APA beer for Austin Pets Alive! $1 from every pint sold helps promote the adoption & care of the Austin Pets Alive Long Stay Dogs!
June 24 | 4 – 7 p.m. | The ABGB | 1305 W. Oltorf St.
Strange Land Brewery’s Mid-Summer Solstice Beer Fest
Strange Land Brewery is hosting their first annual Mid-Summer Solstice Fruit and Harvest Beer Festival to celebrate one of the sweetest times of the year – the peach and watermelon harvest season. The team has a full lineup of limited release beers on tap including: Apple Pie Pilz, Sour Wit, Watermelon IPA, Peach Pilz, and Sangria Ale, in addition to Strange Land’s flagship brews. Click here for more info and ticket prices.
June 24 | 5 – 10 p.m. | Strange Land Brewery | 5904 Bee Cave Rd.
Sunday, June 25
HandleBar Shorty Short Run
Join HandleBar Austin as they embark on a 3K to help bring awareness to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Enjoy complimentary Poke Me Long Time from Kevin Randolph and Sherilyn Milch, live music from Cowboy Diplomacy, and happy hour pricing on everything all day long. One dollar from every Tito’s Handmade Vodka sold will go toward ptsdusa.org.
June 25 | 2:30 p.m. | Handlebar | 121 E. 5th St.
Geraldine’s June On Deck
Geraldine’s is celebrating summer with their final On Deck of the season! Stop by the fourth-floor pool deck as Geraldine’s award winning bar team pours up a number of refreshing cocktails using Heaven Hills Bourbon and DJ Chorizo Funk spins today’s best hits. The On Deck series relaunches this fall.
June 25 | 5 – 8 p.m. | Geraldine’s | 605 Davis St.
Frontier Days Celebration & Sertoma July Fourth Parade
Celebrate Independence Day in style with Frontier Days in Round Rock. The day’s activities include a parade, fireworks, carnival rides, jalapeno pepper eating contest, Swifty Swine Pig Races, Movies in the Park, skydivers and so much more. This free event begins with the parade at 10 a.m. on Main Street while Frontier Days begins at Old Settlers Park starting at 12 noon.
July 4 | 10 a.m. – 11:55 p.m. | Old Settlers Park | 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock