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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

Day of Tango Festival

Dec. 14-16

The 8th Annual Day of Tango Festival lets you enjoy performances by international tango dance champi...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Concert

Dec. 20

Trans-Siberian Orchestra's (TSO) annual November-December multi-sensory extravaganza sells out venue...

Trail of Lights

Dec. 9-23

Since it began in 1965, the Austin Trail of Lights has grown into one of Austin's largest events, at...

Peruvian Holiday Feast Dinner Series

Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23

Yuyo, Austin’s top restaurant for contemporary Peruvian cuisine, hosts holiday feasts every Sunday...

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Nov. 23-Dec. 24

The annual four-week holiday shopping experience features handcrafted jewelry, artwork, home goods, ...

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Dec. 13-24

The holiday marketplace celebrates 43 seasons of treating Texans and tourists to a festive, holiday ...

"Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design"

Oct. 14-Jan. 6

"Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design" showcases the work of over 120 artists and desig...

Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance

Aug. 11-Jan. 6

See works by celebrated American artist Ed Ruscha, including photographs and sketches related to his...

"Get in the Game" Exhibit

Aug. 6-Jan. 13

This exhibit examines the intersection of social justice and sports in the United States by celebrat...

Middleditch & Schwartz

Jan. 13

Together, Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz perform a two-person improvised comedy show in which t...

Irina Kulikova in Concert

Jan. 26

Irina Kulikova has captivated audiences around the world with the elegance, beauty, and power of her...

"Rodeo! The Exhibition"

May 12-Jan. 27, 2019

Experience the excitement of rodeos from around the state with this dynamic and comprehensive exhibi...

"Waitress"

Jan. 22-27

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features ori...

Harlem Globetrotters

Feb. 1

Take your family to this unforgettable event where you won't be watching the action, you'll be in th...

Terri Hendrix Band In Concert with Lloyd Maines

Feb. 8

Terri Hendrix is a pioneering Texas songwriter who spins sorrow into joy and wrings wisdom from the ...

An Evening with Fleetwood Mac

Feb. 9

Legendary, Grammy-award-winning band Fleetwood Mac is touring North America. The tour will feature t...

Panic! At The Disco in Concert

Feb. 9

Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco stops in Austin for their Pray For The Wicked North Americ...

"Jeff Dunham: Passively Aggressive"

Feb. 15

Record-breaking global comedy superstar Jeff Dunham is bringing his cast of characters on the road a...

Arlo Guthrie in Concert

Feb. 21

When folk music icon Arlo Guthrie took to the road to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of his seminal ...

Antique Postcard, Photo, and Vintage Paper Show

Feb. 22-23

Travel around the world and through time as you explore the thousands of vintage and modern postcard...

International Series: Bandini-Chiacchiaretta Tango Duo

March 2

Come experience the joy, the sincerity, and the passion of tango....

It's My Park Day Spring Edition

March 2

This event brings together thousands of Austinites to help improve and transform parks, trails, and ...

"Crime and Punishment"

March 21-April 6

As a police inspector investigates a gruesome murder, audience members journey through the mind of a...

Monster Jam

April 13-14

Monster Jam, the unexpected, unscripted, and unforgettable family-friendly motor sport returns. The ...

"International Series: Kupinski Guitar Duo"

April 27

Simply one of the best classical guitar duos on the planet, and a perfect finale to a fabulous seaso...

Moontower Comedy Festival

April 24-27

Be a part of this eighth annual festival and experience the diverse and hilarious mix of comedians, ...

SaddleUP – Texas Ranching & Tradition

Oct. 6-Apr. 30

Jump in the saddle and experience a virtual ride with real Texas ranchers who meet modern challenges...

Rancho Alegre Conjunto Music Festival

May 3-4

This festival is an annual, free, family-friendly, weekend-long celebration of traditional, accordio...

Motown: The Sound of Young America

April 13, 2019-Jan. 26, 2020

This exhibit celebrates the 60th anniversary of the birth of Motown Records. The exhibit traces the ...

Woodward and Bernstein

March 20

From breaking the Watergate story that led to President Nixon’s resignation to Bob Woodward’s re...

Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power

March 24

Anita Hill made sexual harassment a national issue by testifying at the Supreme Court confirmation h...

David Ball and That Carolina Sound

March 29

Grammy Award-winning David Ball is the sole surviving member of the Austin/Carolina country-jazz tri...

Zilker Kite Festival

March 31

The nation's oldest kite festival celebrates its 90th year with hundreds of kites and free fun for a...

Pink Martini in Concert

April 9

This "little orchestra" draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and ’5...

"Pilobolus: Come To Your Senses"

April 11

Pilobolus returns to the Paramount with a new, multisensory experience that features live performanc...

Jackie Venson CD Release

April 12

Joy, gratitude, a love for music, and Texas: that’s who guitarist Jackie Venson is at her core. Ov...

Piff The Magic Dragon

April 13

This performance combines jaw-dropping magic with incredible comedy. Think Larry David in a dragon s...

JB Smoove

April 19

Triple threat JB Smoove delivers his unique brand of comedic funk to Austin. From "Saturday Night Li...

Chick Corea and Béla Fleck in Concert

May 4

The two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders meet in a historic duet of piano and banjo. ...

Paramount Theatre Anniversary Gala with the B-52s

May 11

The Paramount Theatre and friends will toast the 104th year of the historic theatre with an unforget...

"Kambui Olujimi: Zulu Time"

Jan. 26-July 14

Following its last showcase at the University at Buffalo Art Galleries, this new solo exhibition by ...

Curator Tour of The Rise of Everyday Design: The Arts and Crafts

March 6

Discover the origins of the arts and crafts design movement with curator Chris Long, Professor of Ar...

Pond Tour

June 1-2

Trek around town on this self-guided tour of ponds and gardens. Visitors go to Austin Pond Society m...

"The Living Need Light, The Dead Need Music"

March 8-May 26

This film by The Propeller Group, an artist collective based in Vietnam and California, combines act...

Austin Terror Fest

June 7-9

This annual celebration of underground and independent heavy metal music and rock culture takes plac...

Professional Art Academy Teen Summer Camps

June 3-Aug. 2

Art studio Atelier Dojo offers a rigorous training to young, dedicated artists between 13-18 years o...

Sizzlin' Summer Shop Hop

Aug. 22-24

For three days in August, receive a 20% discount on regular-priced fabrics. There is a chance to win...

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