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

Güero's Taco Bar presents Cinco de Mayo
Toast to Cinco de Mayo on Friday. Photo courtesy of Güero's Taco Bar

Get your fest and fiesta fix this weekend, as music festivals and Cinco de Mayo celebrations abound in Austin. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

Friday, May 5

Cinco de Elmo
St. Elmo Brewing Company invites all Austinites to get into the Cinco de Mayo spirit with micheladas, live music, and more. Come for the drink specials, stay for the delicious Mexican-inspired dishes from Soursop.

Güero's Taco Bar presents Cinco de Mayo
This South Congress staple is serving up margaritas and Cazadores cocktails to pair with your tacos and salsa. Plus, Peligrosa will bring the live tunes.

Saturday, May 6

Austin Record Convention
Record collectors and connoisseurs can snag rare finds, revisit favorite LPs, and peruse a wide selection of musical memorabilia at the Palmer Events Center. This treasure trove of music is worth the admission price. Through Sunday.

The Derby in the City Music Festival
Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Austin style with a watch party and music festival in the heart of downtown. This year’s lineup includes Citizen Cope, Black Pistol Fire, Sweet Spirit, Los Coast, and The Watters at the Austin American-Statesman parking lot.

iHeart Country Festival 2017
The iHeart Country Festival returns to the Frank Erwin Center for another celebration of all things country. See music stars Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, and many more for one night only.