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

Harlem Globetrotter going for a dunk
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are in town for a can't-miss game on Friday. Photo courtesy of Harlem Globetrotters
Neil Gaiman Houston
Catch acclaimed writer Neil Gaiman at the Long Center on Thursday. Photo courtesy of The Long Center Center for Performing Arts
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden Museum presents Family Day
Bring the kiddos to Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum Sunday for free Family Day fun. Photo courtesy of UMLAUF Sculpture Garden and Museum
Harlem Globetrotter going for a dunk
Neil Gaiman Houston
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden Museum presents Family Day

Soak up the summer sun with free outdoor events this weekend, like live music under the stars or an al fresco Bastille Day celebration. For a full list of happenings, visit our calendar.

Thursday, July 6

Long Center presents Neil Gaiman
Acclaimed author Neil Gaiman returns to the Long Center for an intimate discussion about his life's work and experiences. Known for bestselling stories like Coraline and American Gods, Gaiman's tales are not to be missed.

Friday, July 7

Bullock Texas State History Museum presents Music Under the Stars
The 2017 Music Under the Stars series kicks off with a performance from Texas singer-songwriter James McMurtry. He'll be joined by Akina Adderley for an evening of free music under the Lone Star sky.

Harlem Globetrotters
The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their tricks to the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Stick around after the game to meet the players and snag an autograph or two.

Saturday, July 8

Alliance Française d'Austin presents Bastille Day Party
Celebrate French heritage and history at Triangle Commons Park. This free, day-long festival will feature French food, drinks, jugglers, dancing, and more. Guests are encouraged to bring their lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music from Priscilla Badhwar, Hot Club of Austin, and Julie Slim and her band Rendez Vous.

Sunday, July 9

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum presents Family Day
Family-friendly activities and outdoor play await at Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. Kiddos and parents can watch an ice sculpture demo, do yoga, enjoy story time, and much more.