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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...

"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...

Bruno Andrade Retrospective: A Native of South Texas Exhibition

May 30-Aug. 20

This first-ever retrospective exhibition features the artwork of American painter Bruno Andrade (bor...

"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...

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 (CANCELED)

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...

Bat Fest

Aug. 29

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

The Killers in Concert

Sept. 12

The chart-topping band is on tour to promote its sixth studio album, "Imploding the Mirage," bringin...

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival

Sept. 16-19

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

Jenna Bush Hager

Sept. 16

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

The Lumineers in Concert (POSTPONED)

Sept. 18 (new show date TBD)

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

"Young Latinx Artists 25"

Sept. 18-Nov. 23

This exhibition features contemporary artists who have participated in the emerging artists program ...

Taste of Mexico: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 23

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

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Oct. 2-4, 9-11

One of the country's largest celebrations of live music, this two-weekend, six-day festival brings t...

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds in Concert (CANCELED)

Oct. 6

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

Film Festival

Oct. 22-29

The Austin Film Festival's mission is to further the art and craft of storytelling by inspiring an...

Gem Capers

Oct. 23-25

More than 30 vendors present jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, and spheres. Ex...

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Oct. 24-25

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, ligh...

Swan Songs Serenade with Robert Earl Keen

Oct. 25

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

Texas Book Festival

Nov. 7-8

Known as one of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas...

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...

Food and Wine Festival

Nov. 13-15

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

City-Wide Vintage Sale

Nov. 28-29

Shop over 100 vendors for vintage clothing, midcentury modern decor, vintage art, collectibles, ligh...

The Wittliff Collections Festival

Jan. 9 (rescheduled date)

The internationally acclaimed collection of Southwest writing, photography, film, and music hosts it...

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 ...

Black Violin in Concert

Feb. 5

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

Lauren Daigle in Concert

April 7

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

Boerne

Boerne Village Band Summer Series (POSTPONED)

June 6-July 25 (Postponed; new dates TBD)

Recognized as the oldest continuously organized German band in the world outside of Germany, the Boe...

Buda

Healthy Kids Running Series

Oct. 4-Nov. 8

The Healthy Kids Running Series is a national, community-based nonprofit that provides a fun, inclus...

Castell

Castell Grind—Gravel Grinder Bike Race

Oct. 17

The Castell Grind is a bicycle race comprised of three separate endurance gravel races: the Full Gri...

Cedar Park

Kidz Bop Live

Aug. 7

Kidz Bop, the No. 1 music brand for kids, has an all-new live show that features new sets, wardrobes...

Greater Austin Comic Con

October 3-4

Celebrate all things pop culture. This event includes vendors, gaming competitions, cosplay contests...

Comfort

Fall Art Festival

Sept. 19

Hill Country-area artists display and sell their work in historic downtown Comfort. Browse for paint...

A note regarding COVID-19

Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.


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