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As the Texas capital and the home of the Longhorns, Austin inspires big expectations that it easily lives up to with its supply of outdoor adventure and delicious eats, and its well-deserved status as a cultural hub.

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Upcoming Events

Ed Ruscha

Jan. 11-July 12

The iconic American artist and pioneer of the Pop Art movement, whose career spans 60 years, debuts ...

Gabriel García Márquez

Feb. 1-July 19

The Ransom Center digs into its collection for "The Making of a Global Writer," an exhibition featur...

"The Artist at Work"

Dec. 14-June 28

Artists have long created images of themselves engaged in art-making in order to elevate their socia...

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival

Sept. 16-19 Rescheduled dates

Founded in 2012, the festival offers a diverse mix of comedians, podcasts, and performers from aroun...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 13-15 (Rescheduled dates)

The annual culinary extravaganza offers three days of delicious food and wine along with panels and ...

"Lady Bird: Beyond the Wildflowers"

April 4, 2020-August 8, 2021

This new exhibition celebrates the life and legacy of former first lady of the United States, Lady B...

Lauren Daigle in Concert

July 17

Two-time Grammy Award-winner Lauren Daigle, who has sold out every one of her shows to date, opened ...

Taste of Mexico: A Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Sept. 23 rescheduled date

Since 1998, Mexic-Arte Museum’s Taste of Mexico has become one of the leading Mexican-inspired cul...

Black Violin in Concert

Feb. 5

Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Jo...

A Talk with Food Writer Samin Nosrat

Feb. 2 (rescheduled date)

As an undergraduate studying English at UC Berkeley, Samin Nosrat took a detour into the kitchen at ...

Tame Impala in Concert (POSTPONED)

July 23 (new date TBD)

Tame Impala (Kevin Parker) recently released his fourth studio album, “The Slow Rush,” and annou...

The Tenderloins

Aug. 2

As creators and stars of truTV’s hit show "Impractical Jokers," The Tenderloins embark on a new co...

Pet Expo

Aug. 22-23

Four-legged friends can receive ""spa treatments"" from local groomers, sample delicious treats, and...

"Expanding Abstraction: Pushing the Boundaries of Painting in the Americas, 1958-1980"

June 21-Aug. 30

In the early 20th century, artists began exploring abstract, nonrepresentational forms for the first...

Austin Pond Society Pond/Garden Tour

June 6-7

Many local private gardens and ponds are open to the public on a two-day, self-guided tour. See pond...

Soul to Sole International Tap Festival

June 10-14

Tapestry Dance Company, North America’s only full-time, professional repertory tap dance company, ...

African American Book Festival

June 27

Bringing together authors and readers to explore the African-American experience, the 14th annual fe...

A.R. Rahman in Concert (Postponed)

June 6 Postponed; new date TBD

Described as the world's most prominent and prolific film composer by “TIME” magazine, A.R. Rahm...

ATX Television Festival

June 4-7

Now in its ninth "season," this four-day event celebrates the television medium: looking back at its...

Bat Fest

Aug. 29

Come see 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge at dusk. ...

Jenna Bush Hager

Sept. 16

Texas Book Festival and the Long Center present the Everything Beautiful Tour with Jenna Bush Hager ...

Lively Vendor Day

June 13

Join Lively Co. Travel as they dedicate a day to supporting fab, fierce, local boss babes in small b...

Swan Songs Serenade with Robert Earl Keen

Oct. 25

Austin music nonprofit ​Swan Songs hosts its ​10th annual Swan Songs Serenade gala, featuring ...

The Lumineers in Concert

Sept. 18

Since being released, The Lumineers' album “III” has topped a slew of charts including “Top Cu...

Gazelle Foundation Run for the Water 10-Mile, 5K, and Kids' K

Nov. 8

Run for the Water is the second-largest, fully charity-produced road race in Austin, Texas. The even...

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds in Concert

Oct. 6

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest live acts, the Australian rock band performs 15 shows acro...

The National Arts Drive Fundraiser

June 6

Artists across the U.S. are invited to showcase and perform from front lawns, driveways, balconies, ...

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