For those of us savoring every last moment of summer, this weekend’s five hottest events are the perfect send-off. Relive some of your fondest summer camp memories with booze and s’mores at Revelry or catch live performances of ‘80s bands including Wang Chung and Flock of Seagulls. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 23
Lost ‘80s Live Tour feature A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, and more
Nostalgia gets a soundtrack featuring some of the most iconic groups and artists of the ‘80s. This throwback concert features performances by Wang Chung, Animotion, Naked Eyes, A Flock of Seagulls, and more at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Though not required, big hair and loud patterns are highly encouraged. Select tickets still available.
Friday, August 24
23rd Annual Austin Fall Home & Garden Show
Kick-start your next home renovation project with inspiration and unique finds at the 23rd Annual Austin Fall Home & Garden Show. During this three-day event, attendees can peruse a new product zone, enjoy the kid’s zone, and learn from informative seminars on how to take your living and outdoor spaces to HGTV levels. Tickets are available at the door for $8 and free for ages 16 and younger.
Revelry presents Endless Summer (Camp)
The Revelry hosts a quintessential summer sendoff with all the ‘70s summer camp vibes. Billed as a "dance party meets Moonrise Kingdom," happenings include themed cocktails, flower crowns, babe bingo, giveaways, a pop-up shop, and music. Guests can also try their luck at winning giveaways from sweet local spots like Juiceland and treat themselves to the s’mores station. Proceeds from the event benefit Girls Empowerment Network. Tickets still available.
Saturday, August 25
Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd in concert with Lil Skies and O.T Genasis
Rappers Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd bring the heat to the Austin360 Amphitheater. The co-headlined Dazed & Blaze tour will feature live performances of Khalifa’s forthcoming album, Rolling Papers 2 and Rae Sremmurd’s new album, SR3MM. Lil Skies and O.T Genasis join the show as opening acts. Select tickets still available.
Sunday, August 26
TRACE presents Hell Night
In the wake of the Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, TRACE invites the feistiest foodies to test their taste buds with the spiciest cuisine in the city. Your ticket includes appetizers, access to serving stations featuring the different Stages of Hell, and two cocktails to cool down the palette. Guests with guts can enter the ‘Can’t Stand the Heat’ competition for a chance to win sweet prizes.