Weekend Event Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend

Zilker Kite Festival 2016
Austin's iconic Kite Festival takes place this weekend. Zilker Park Kite Festival/Facebook
The American Lamb Board presents American Lamb Jam BBQ Bash Tour
Chow down at the Lamb Jam on Sunday. Photo courtesy of The American Lamb Board
R. Kelly
Legendary R&B crooner R. Kelly performs at Bass Concert Hall Friday night. Photo courtesy of R. Kelly
Zilker Kite Festival 2016
The American Lamb Board presents American Lamb Jam BBQ Bash Tour
R. Kelly

Springtime in Austin is coming. Get a head start on the new season with a busy weekend out on the town. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

Friday, March 3

Moontower Comedy presents The Second City
Chicago's famous sketch and improv comedy theater returns to Austin with their new show, "We're All In This Room Together." This hilarious, must-attend performance at the Paramount Theatre runs through March 4.

R. Kelly in concert
R&B superstar R. Kelly will take the Bass Concert Hall stage in support of his newest studio album, The Buffet, for one night only. The crooner will serenade the audience with old hits and recent chart toppers.

Saturday, March 4

The Long Center presents Let It Be
Get a ticket to ride through the legendary Beatles' journey to stardom at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Hit songs like "A Hard Day's Night," "Hey Jude," and more are on the set list.

Sunday, March 5

ABC Kite Festival
Celebrate an Austin tradition with the whole family at Zilker Park. The free festival features an international kite showcase and contest, children’s concert, fun run, and more. Enjoy a spring day with kids, friends, dogs, and tons of beautiful kites.

American Lamb Jam BBQ Bash Tour
Head to the Waller Ballroom this weekend and witness six top Austin chefs and pitmasters compete for top honors in the annual Lamb Jam. CultureMap food writer Claudia Alcarón will serve on the judging panel and help select who advances to the next cross-country round.