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Weekend Events in Austin, Texas

Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo | Friday, Saturday, Sunday | 1042 Event Center Drive Dripping Springs, Texas 78620

Rodeo, Live Music, Vendors, and Lots of Fun for the Whole Family!

The Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo is a yearly event held by the Dripping Springs Ag Boosters and sponsored by the City of Dripping Springs. Horseback riding, barrel racing, goat roping, roughstock and more! Food, Fun, Family and Friends!

May Market | 10-8 pm | Blue Genie Art Bazaar

May Market is a free, family-friendly experience showcasing the work of 100+ regional artists and artisans under one roof.

The May Market is the ideal place to shop for one-of-a-kind gifts for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, graduations, anniversaries, weddings and more!

The Wildflower Center will soon be transformed into the prehistoric supercontinent of Pangea! Travel back in time to each of the world’s continents and meet 11 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs. From their humble beginnings 238 million years ago through their reign that lasted 172 million years, you’ll follow the journey of these fascinating creatures as you stroll through our gardens and discover what the world was like in the Age of Reptiles.

The Woodland Fairie Trail | Thru July 13 | Zilker Botanical Garden

Calling all magical beings! Explore 75 faerie homes built by the community on display for a short time this Summer. Families, school groups, and individuals within the community build tiny homes in preparation for the arrival of these fae folk. Each home is built with natural materials that will withstand the summer heat and be on display off the Oak Grove, along the winding Woodland Faerie Trail throughout the season. We ask that visitors do not disturb these homes in order to provide a safe and respectful atmosphere for the faeries.

Austin Greek Festival | 11-10pm | Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church

$5 Admission. Delicious Greek Food, Free Spirit of Greek Dance, Fun Memories are just around the corner at the Annual Austin Greek Festival on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24, 25 and 26, 2024. Mark your calendars now for an exciting three days of Livin’ the Greek Life! If you have never experienced true Greek hospitality, you’re in for a treat. 


Friday

Free Bowling Lessons | Noon-1pm | Spare Time Texas

Lessons are free of charge with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Class sizes are limited. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Recommended for ages 5-12.

Happy Hour Play Date | 1-6 | Toybrary

Live on the Lawn | 6-8 pm | Hill Country Galleria

Come and rock out to live music on the Central Plaza Lawn at Hill Country Galleria! Bring your friends, family, and a blanket to lounge on the lawn as you enjoy all of your favorite local musicians. Don’t forget to grab a bite at one of Hill Country Galleria’s amazing restaurants! This event is free admission, family-friendly, and weather permitting.

FREE Live music | 5:30-8p | Central Market North Lamar

Enjoy free music on the patio every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Saturday

Over 90 unique local food and art vendors, an array of exciting live performances, and an opportunity to be featured by Austin’s OG food blogger Jane Ko!
Groundwork Music Project brings family friendly music/bubbles and fun to this outdoor South Austin venue. Great enrichment as well as entertainment, with lots of audience participation as well as opportunities for Groundwork Students to participate on stage, playing ukulele and other instruments.

CONTRACOMMON: SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL | 2-8pm | Hill Country Galleria

Celebrate and support local arts at Contracommon’s fourth annual Summer Arts Festival! This day-long festival will feature 45+ creative vendors, 5 live music acts, and free art activities in the Children’s Art Garden. Attendance is completely free of charge! This event is family friendly. Dogs are welcome. Located in the Central Plaza.

FREE Live music | 5:30-8p | Central Market North Lamar

Enjoy free music on the patio every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.


Sunday

Bee Cave Farmers Market | 10am-2pm | Central Plaza @ Hill Country Galleria

Enjoy local fresh produce, prepared foods and other goods, plus some incredible live music! It’s sure to be a lively event that you won’t want to miss.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful Hill Country Galleria and support your local farmers, gourmet food vendors and artisans!

Dino Nite | 6-8:30 | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Ever wonder what the animatronic dinosaurs that have taken over our gardens get up to after hours? Grab a flashlight and come find out at Dino Nites.

Community Hours | 3-5 p | Thinkery

Free admission, donations accepted

 

Weekend Events in Austin, Texas