Weekend Roundup

Here are the top 6 things to do in Austin this weekend

Here are the top 6 things to do in Austin this weekend

Austin Samba presents Texas! A Horse Opera
Get swept up in the sparkle of Austin Samba this Saturday. Photo courtesy of Austin Samba
The Austin Humane Society's 9th Annual Puppy Bowl
Ready yourself for some football with the help of adorable furry friends at Austin Humane Society's Puppy Bowl. Photo by Courtney Nied
The City Theatre Austin presents The Boys Next Door
Catch City Theatre's The Boys Next Door during opening weekend. Photo by Dave Inman
Austin Samba presents Texas! A Horse Opera
The Austin Humane Society's 9th Annual Puppy Bowl
The City Theatre Austin presents The Boys Next Door

Welcome the new month with an unforgettable weekend in Austin. Whether you’re looking to get the Valentine’s Day romance started with someone special or take the kids out for family fun, we’ve got you covered with our top picks. For a full list of happenings, check out our events calendar.

Salt N Pepa in concert with Vanilla Ice and more
If you love the '90s, you'll love this star-studded show on Friday night at Cedar Park Center. Salt N Pepa take the stage along with other '90s music icons including Vanilla Ice, Coolio, All 4 One, Rob Base, and more. 

Rude Mechs presents Fixing Timon of Athens
Bring your sweetheart to The Off Center for the premiere of Fixing Timon of Athens. Watch the story of a rich and generous man’s plummet into poverty in this Shakespearean stage production. Snag your ticket for opening weekend.

Food+City Challenge Prize
Spend Saturday at the University of Texas around the sights, sounds, and delicious smells of some of the most innovative culinary talents in the city. Ten top food business entrepreneurs will go head-to-head for the coveted $50,000 prize. Catch the sizzling competition while snacking on bites from Austin eateries like Easy Tiger, Tiff’s Treats, Austin Java, and more. You can RSVP or free here.

The Austin Humane Society presents Ninth Annual Puppy Bowl
The Austin Humane society brings back the Puppy Bowl this Saturday for another year of cuteness and community. Get ready for furrball fun complete with kids activities, local vendors, and adoptable furry friends dressed in Super Bowl uniforms. Admission is free.

The City Theatre presents The Boys Next Door
Catch the touching and lightheartedly funny story of four friends in The Boys Next Door at The City Theatre. Gather your theater buddies and get wrapped up in the moving Off Broadway show before it closes this weekend.

Austin Samba presents Texas! A Horse Opera
Witness a fusion of classic Texana and Brazilian Carnaval at Stateside at the Paramount for one night only. This Saturday, Austin Samba’s 50 performers will blaze the stage for a wild, musical ride through Texas culture in the traditional Brazilian drum and dance. Tickets are still available.