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Events Calendar | Shows, Concerts, Annual Festivals, Entertainment, Local Community Events, and What's Happening This Weekend | Austin, Texas, USA

EVENTS CALENDAR

While we don't list everything in town that you could do, here are some selected recommendations of events that you definitely should consider attending.
MAY
STARTS
May
18
Austin Record Convention

Austin Record Convention

Austin | 5/18/19 - 5/19/19

The largest sale of recorded music in the USA draws collectors worldwide for a blend of music and memorabilia.
STARTS
May
23
Kerrville Folk Festival

Kerrville Folk Festival

Austin | 5/23/19 - 6/9/19

Activities include concerts, guitar classes, craft beer tastings, canoe trips, vendor shopping, impromptu jam sessions, and more.
STARTS
May
31
DreamHack Dallas

DreamHack Dallas

Dallas, TX | 5/31/19 - 6/2/19

Sixteen of the top Counter-Strike: Global Offensive teams will collide in a large-scale arena tournament.
JUNE
STARTS
June
7
Blanco Lavender Festival

Blanco Lavender Festival

Blanco | 6/7/18 - 6/9/19

Visit local lavender farms, shop at the lavender market, get tips at the speakers' pavilion, hear live music, and more.
STARTS
June
13
Republic of Texas Biker Rally

Republic of Texas Biker Rally

Austin | 6/13/19 - 6/16/19

The largest ticketed motorcycle rally in the U.S. features custom builders, live music, bike shows, vendors, and more.
OCCURS
June
29
Killer Queen

Killer Queen

Austin | 6/29/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
JULY
OCCURS
July
4
Frontier Days Celebration and Parade

Frontier Days Celebration and Parade

Round Rock | 7/4/19

This FREE event features parade, fireworks, rides, jalapeno-eating contest, pig races, Austin Symphonic Band, and more.
OCCURS
July
4
Summerfest

Summerfest

San Marcos | 7/4/19

Festival features patriotic parade, fireworks display, and live music on the banks of the San Marcos River.
OCCURS
July
4
Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks

Austin Symphony Concert & Fireworks

Austin | 7/4/19

The Austin Symphony Orchestra will perform followed by a fireworks show at approximately 9:30 p.m.
OCCURS
July
6
Chicago

Chicago

Austin | 7/6/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
July
20
Night in Old Fredericksburg

Night in Old Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg | 7/20/19

Celebrate local cultural heritage with a CASI chili cook-off, Lone Star BBQ sanctioned cook-off, live music, and more.
STARTS
July
27
Classic Game Fest

Classic Game Fest

Austin | 7/27/19-7/28/19

The Palmer Events Center, nestled within a beautiful park setting, is used for events, shows, conferences, banquets, and more.
AUGUST
OCCURS
August
3
Carly Rae Jepsen

Carly Rae Jepsen

Austin | 8/3/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
STARTS
August
15
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Austin | 8/15/19-8/16/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
August
23
Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry

Austin | 8/23/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
August
22
Gillespie County Fair

Gillespie County Fair

Fredericksburg | 8/22/19 - 8/25/19

Four days of events including bull riding, horse racing, carnival, midway, food, exhibits, and more old-fashioned fun.
OCCURS
August
24
Bat Fest

Bat Fest

Austin | 8/24/19

Event features bat emergence, live music, food concessions, arts vendors, activities, and street performers.
OCCURS
August
25
Hot Sauce Festival

Hot Sauce Festival

Austin | 8/25/19

One of the largest annual food events in Austin, the competition features tastings, cold beverages, and live music.

SEE ALSO: AUSTIN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

SEPTEMBER
OCCURS
September
9
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo

Austin | 9/9/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
STARTS
September
13
Washington County Fair

Washington County Fair

Brenham | 9/13/19 - 9/21/19

Several days of excitement include a rodeo, carnival, parade, live music, food, contests, exhibits, livestock shows, wine event, trail ride, etc.
OCCURS
September
21
Jewel Ball – The Sound of Music

Jewel Ball – The Sound of Music

Austin | 9/21/19

The Palmer Events Center, nestled within a beautiful park setting, is used for events, shows, conferences, banquets, and more.
STARTS
September
21
Pecan Street Festival

Pecan Street Festival

Austin | 9/21/19 - 9/22/19

An Austin tradition for more than 30 years, the free two-day juried arts show attracts over 300,000 people per event.
STARTS
September
26
Antiques Weekend

Antiques Weekend

Round Top | 9/26/19 - 10/6/19

This huge antiques and collectibles event attracts thousands of dealers and buyers to one central location in the middle of Texas.
OCCURS
September
28
Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Texas Craft Brewers Festival

Austin | 9/28/19

The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the state's largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-produced craft beer.
OCCURS
September
28
Austin Oktoberfest

Austin Oktoberfest

Austin | 9/28/19

Enjoy all-you-can-eat German-style sausage and Texas German Bier tastings along with bowling and live music entertainment.
STARTS
September
28
Ultimate Women's Expo

Ultimate Women's Expo

Austin | 9/28/19-9/29/19

The Palmer Events Center, nestled within a beautiful park setting, is used for events, shows, conferences, banquets, and more.
STARTS
September
TBD
Mediterranean Festival

Mediterranean Festival

Austin | TBD

One of Austin's most beloved festivals, the outdoor event features live music, dancing, marketplace, and food.
OCTOBER
STARTS
October
1
Texas Wine Month Passport

Texas Wine Month Passport

Hill Country | 10/1/19 - 10/31/19

Area wineries offer newly released wines, demonstrations, tours, and pairings as well as live music and a chance to meet local winemakers.
STARTS
October
4
ACL Music Festival

ACL Music Festival

Austin | 10/4/19 - 10/13/19

This outdoor music festival features a variety of bands as well as food and art from local vendors.
STARTS
October
4
Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg | 10/4/19 - 10/6/19

Presented by Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, the event features exhibitions, dancing, German foods, oompah, polka, and waltzing.
OCCURS
October
21
ALTExperience HendrixTAG

Experience Hendrix

Austin | 10/21/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
STARTS
October
24
Austin Film Festival

Austin Film Festival

Austin | 10/24/19 - 10/31/19

Event features films and panels with the intent of furthering the craft and business of filmmakers and screenwriters.
OCCURS
October
24
ACL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

ACL Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Austin | 10/24/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
October
25
Dane Cook

Dane Cook

Austin | 10/25/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
October
26
Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Austin | 10/26/19

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
NOVEMBER
STARTS
November
9
Austin Record Convention

Austin Record Convention

Austin | 11/9/19-11/10/19

The Palmer Events Center, nestled within a beautiful park setting, is used for events, shows, conferences, banquets, and more.
OCCURS
November
16
Tom Segura

Tom Segura

Austin | 11/16/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
OCCURS
November
22
Lewis Black

Lewis Black

Austin | 11/22/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
STARTS
November
29
Christmas Wine Affair

Christmas Wine Affair

Hill Country | 11/29/19 - 12/15/19

Area wineries offer newly released wines, demonstrations, tours, and pairings as well as live music and a chance to meet local winemakers.
OCCURS
November
29
Georgia on My Mind

Georgia on My Mind

Austin | 11/29/19

The Long Center presents Georgia on My Mind: A Celebration of Ray Charles and His Music featuring Clint Holmes.
OCCURS
November
30
Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade

Chuy's Children Giving to Children Parade

AUSTIN | 11/30/19

Be sure to bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Operation Blue Santa at the designated time during the parade procession.
DECEMBER
STARTS
December
3
Handel's Messiah

Handel's Messiah

Austin | 12/3/19-12/4/19

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
OCCURS
December
12
Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

Austin | 12/12/19

Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater is the premier local destination for live performances and private events.
STARTS
December
13
Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Austin | 12/13/19 - 12/24/19

The Palmer Events Center, nestled within a beautiful park setting, is used for events, shows, conferences, banquets, and more.
STARTS
December
28
Lush Life

Lush Life

Austin | 12/28/19-12/29/19

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
December
TBD
Trail of Lights

Trail of Lights

Austin | TBD

Austin's most delightful holiday attraction will feature local Austin entertainment and unique holiday programming.

SEE ALSO: AUSTIN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS & TOP STORIES

JANUARY
STARTS
January
10
Rach Star

Rach Star

Austin | 1/10/20-1/11/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
January
TBD
Austin Home and Garden Show

Austin Home and Garden Show

Austin | TBD

Find home improvement products, remodeling services, and contractors along with stunning landscape displays and water features.
FEBRUARY
STARTS
February
7
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Austin | 2/7/20-2/8/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
February
16
Austin Marathon

Austin Marathon

Austin | 2/16/20

Participants race on open roads along unique neighborhoods and iconic landmarks including the Texas State Capitol.
OCCURS
February
22
Indiana Jones | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Indiana Jones | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Austin | 2/22/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
February
TBD
Wine Lovers Celebration

Wine Lovers Celebration

Hill Country | TBD

Area wineries offer newly released wines, demonstrations, tours, and pairings as well as live music and a chance to meet local winemakers.
STARTS
February
TBD
Jugglefest

Jugglefest

Austin | TBD

This three-day event features workshops, games, demonstrations, and a public shows featuring juggling, unicycling, and related circus arts.
OCCURS
February
TBD
Carnaval Brasileiro

Carnaval Brasileiro

Austin | TBD

One of the most wildly authentic indoor Brazilian Carnival parties in the world, with more than 6,000 attendees.
MARCH
STARTS
March
6
March Madness

March Madness

Austin | 3/6/20-3/7/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
March
13
SXSW

SXSW

AUSTIN | 3/13/20 - 3/22/20

Media presentations, music showcases, and film screenings provide exposure for creators and audience entertainment.
STARTS
March
14
Rodeo Austin

Rodeo Austin

Austin | 3/14/20 - 3/28/20

Preserving western heritage, this annual event features a rodeo, livestock show, concerts, carnival, and more.
OCCURS
March
15
St. Patrick's Day Austin

St. Patrick's Day Austin

Austin | 3/15/20

This authentic Irish celebration includes live Celtic music, Irish food, horse and carriage rides, video games, and more.
STARTS
March
TBD
Antiques Weekend

Antiques Weekend

Round Top | TBD

This huge antiques and collectibles event attracts thousands of dealers and buyers to one central location in the middle of Texas.
STARTS
March
TBD
Austin Home and Garden Show

Austin Home and Garden Show

Austin | TBD

Find home improvement products, remodeling services, and contractors along with stunning landscape displays and water features.
STARTS
March
TBD
Wine and Wildflower Journey

Wine & Wildflower Journey

Hill Country | TBD

Area wineries offer newly released wines, demonstrations, tours, and pairings as well as live music and a chance to meet local winemakers.
STARTS
March
TBD
ABC Kite Fest

ABC Kite Fest

AUSTIN | TBD

See the spectacular sight of hundreds of kites soaring across the sky at this popular FREE annual event.
APRIL
STARTS
April
3
American Landscapes

American Landscapes

Austin | 4/3/20-4/4/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
April
16
Old Settler's Music Festival

Old Settler's Music Festival

Tilmon | 4/16/20 - 4/19/20

Peruse works from national craftspeople, enjoy craft beer, and bring your own instruments for late night jam sessions around the fire.
STARTS
April
17
Lonestar Round Up

Lonestar Round Up

Austin | 4/17/20 - 4/18/20

This sprawling weekend-long celebration of hot rods and custom cars features vintage rides from all over the country.
STARTS
April
TBD
Fusebox Festival

Fusebox Festival

Austin | TBD

This city-wide performing arts festival features performances by interdisciplinary artists from all over the world.
STARTS
April
TBD
Red Poppy Festival

Red Poppy Festival

Georgetown | TBD

The Red Poppy Capital of Texas celebrates with parade, concerts, flower tours, car show, bike ride, 5K, taste awards, and more.
STARTS
April
TBD
Austin Food + Wine Festival

Austin Food + Wine Festival

Austin | TBD

An all-star lineup of chefs, food and wine tastings, live music, hands-on demonstrations, book signings, and more.
OCCURS
April
TBD
The Color Run

The Color Run

Austin | TBD

The Happiest 5k on the Planet celebrates healthiness and individuality in a fun, un-intimidating running environment.
OCCURS
April
TBD
Cotton Gin Festival

Cotton Gin Festival

Austin | TBD

Event includes a parade, live entertainment, folk life demonstrations, tractor pull, exhibits, tours, and contests.
MAY
STARTS
May
15
Beethoven at 250

Beethoven at 250

Austin | 5/15/20-5/16/20

The Austin Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing the cultural quality of life for the people of Austin.
STARTS
May
29
Unforgettable

Unforgettable

Austin | 5/29/20-5/30/20

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