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

Balloon Festival
Take the whole family to Horseshoe Bay Resort’s annual Balloon Festival.  Photo courtesy of Horseshoe Bay Resort
CAMAC 30th anny gala, Jan. 2016, Kool & the Gang
Kool & the Gang come to ACL Live for one night only. Photo by Kim Coffman
Deepak Chopra
 Bestselling author and integrative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra is set to grace The Long Center for the Performing Arts stage.  Photo courtesy of Deepak Chopra
Balloon Festival
CAMAC 30th anny gala, Jan. 2016, Kool & the Gang
Deepak Chopra

Float high in the sky or settle down for an evening of Texas whiskey at the hottest events in Austin this holiday weekend. Enjoy an evening with author Deepak Chopra or groove to all the hits with Kool & the Gang in concert. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, March 29

OneLongTable presents Downtown Guest Chef Dinner Series
Star Hill Ranch hosts an exquisite evening featuring four courses of flavors from FoxHole Culinary Culinary Tavern. Guests to this intimate plated dinner prepared by chef Cosme Cavazos will also enjoy sweets and sips in the charming Hill Country. Select seats still available.  

Friday, March 30

Horseshoe Bay Resort presents Balloon Festival
Lighthearted fun and family-friendly whimsy combine for a memorable weekend at Horseshoe Bay Resort’s Balloon Festival. This two-day event features more than 20 vibrant hot air balloons along with vendors, entertainers, and more. Festival highlights include breathtaking visuals (not to mention Instagrams!) and a performance by Jack Ingram on Saturday evening.

Kool & the Gang in concert with Brownout
R&B music legends Kool & the Gang take to the ACL Live stage for one groovin’ night. Known for hit songs like “Jungle Boogie” and “Celebration,” Kool & the Gang is sure to put on a show that won’t disappoint. Snag tickets and get moving with a few friends for an electric start to the weekend.

Saturday, March 31

Texas Whiskey Festival
Drink and be merry the Lone Star way at the first-ever Texas Whiskey Festival. This spirited evening at the Bullock Texas State History Museum features an opportunity to mix and mingle with Texas’ master blenders and distillers while sipping craft whiskey blends. In addition to booze, attendees can fill up on food, indulge in cigar pairings, and enjoy entertainment all night.

The Long Center presents Deepak Chopra
Bestselling author and integrative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra is set to grace the stage at The Long Center for the Performing Arts. During this intimate discussion, Chopra will share insights from some of the most baffling questions about science, consciousness, and evolution. Chopra will also address the questions of how to experience transformation and healing. Select tickets still available.