In honor of the biggest football game of the year, the top five things to do in Austin this weekend are all about celebration. Toast to three years of Jack & Ginger’s with an Irish beer or add a furry new member to your home team during the 12th Annual Austin Puppy Bowl. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, January 31
Jack & Ginger’s presents 3rd Anniversary Party
Favorite Rock Rose pub Jack & Ginger’s toasts its third anniversary with brews and tunes all evening long. Guests to the free birthday bash can enjoy endless drink specials and live music by Ryan Holley. Enjoy Irish ales and other curated craft beers in the name of celebration — and as a perfect start to your weekend.
Art 101 - The Factory: An Andy Warhol Experience
Academia reimagines its space as Andy Warhol's The Factory during this immersive evening. Tickets include specialty crafted cocktails, local art, and vivid decor with a Warholian twist. Additional highlights include a POP art makeup artists and live painting to create an authentic “Warhol’s Superstars” experience.
Friday, February 1
The Original Harlem Globetrotters
Legendary basketball team Harlem Globetrotters make a stop in Austin as part of their “Fan Powered World Tour.” This show features a new level of exciting moments, high-flying fun, and the athleticism that's turned the team into American icons. For available tickets, visit the Frank Erwin Center website.
Saturday, February 2
Treaty Oak Distilling present Hacking Whiskey
Refine your palate while learning how to craft the perfect cocktail at Treaty Oak Ranch. Writer and whiskey aficionado Aaron Goldfarb hosts three separate cocktail classes drowning in insider tips and professional techniques. Space is limited.
Austin Humane Society presents 12th Annual Puppy Bowl
Austin Humane Society's 12th Annual Puppy Bowl invites dogs and their humans to a family-friendly, football-themed tailgate before the real kickoff. This year’s event includes food, drinks kids activities, and a chance to shop unique vendors. Dozens of puppies will be available for adoption and each pup comes with current vaccinations, spay/neuter, microchip, and more.