Stay busy this weekend with the kind of cool events that Austinites love. Enjoy outta this world art at OUTsider Fest or experience the wonder of Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, February 15
The VORTEX presents OUTsider Fest
OUTsider Fest returns to The Vortex for a second year of otherworldly art and quirky showcases you won't want to miss. This year’s theme is “Out of Time” and features edgy "out" there work by artists from Austin and beyond. For a full list of events, visit the festival website. Events through February 18.
Cirque du Soleil presents Crystal
World-class ice skating and artistry combine at the H-E-B Center Cedar Park for one wondrous weekend only. The lines of reality and fantasy blur as performers glide above a spectacular crystal-like rink while performing breathtaking feats. This magically mystical event is suitable for all ages to enjoy. Performances through February 18.
Friday, February 16
atxGALS and South Congress Hotel presents Galentine’s Show
Grab your girls and spread the love at the South Congress Hotel. The second annual Galentine’s Show is a pop-up art party celebrating 15 of the city’s emerging artists. Guests can enjoy craft cocktails, two live DJ sets, swag bags, and fun raffle opportunities. Make it a date night with the squad and snag tickets while they’re still available.
Saturday, February 17
Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated presents Mardi Gras Magic
Keep the magic of Mardi Gras going for a good cause at the JW Marriott Austin. The Town Lake chapter of The Links, Incorporated hosts an evening Creole-inspired eats, specialty cocktails, and live entertainment. Attendees will enjoy special performances by Austin Samba, violin virtuoso Richmond Punch, and surprise guests. Festively chic cocktail attire and masks are encouraged.
Sunday, February 18
G-Eazy in concert with Trippie Redd, Phora, and Anthony Russo
Hip-hop newcomer G-Eazy is set to blaze the ACL Live at Moody Theater stage for one night only. Known for his popular hits like “It Ain’t Safe” and “Him & I,” G-Eazy will perform tracks from his album, The Beautiful & Damned. Fellow artists Trippie Redd, Phora, and Anthony Russo join for an epic night.