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

Bianca Del Rio
Austin Pride's fifth annual fashion show returns this weekend. The Bianca Del Rio/Facebook
The City Theatre Austin presents <i>Chicago</i>
Sing along to "All That Jazz" and more hit tunes from Chicago. Photo courtesy of The City Theatre Austin
The Bryan Museum dinner, 9/16, Lyle Lovett
Don't miss Texas music legend Lyle Lovett in concert. Photo by Ryan R Jones Photography
Bianca Del Rio
The City Theatre Austin presents <i>Chicago</i>
The Bryan Museum dinner, 9/16, Lyle Lovett

Austin Pride, Le Garage Sale, and the biggest boxing event of the year top this weekend’s best events. For a full list of Austin happenings, visit our calendar.

Thursday, August 24

Austin Pride presents Fifth Annual Werk Fashion Show
Austin Pride Week is bringing fashion with flair to the runway at the Fifth Annual Werk Fashion Show. This year’s production is hosted by local celebrities Biana Del Rio and Coro Peru and will feature looks created by Austinite and Project Runway designers. The evening’s festivities at ACL Live include special performances by RuPaul Drag Racers, a silent auction, and fierce fashion. 

The City Theatre Austin presents Chicago
Flashy musical Chicago rounds out The City Theatre’s summer theater season. Sing along to hit tunes like “All that Jazz” and “Razzle Dazzle” while the story of scandal, sensuality, and showgirls unfolds. The musical runs through September 10.

Saturday, August 26

Le Garage Sale
The city’s chicest garage sale returns to the Palmer Events Center for two days of unique finds. Shoppers can browse a curated mix of more than 80 local boutiques and designers at end-of-season discounted prices. Find your new favorite necklace, tunic, furniture, and more in a relaxed atmosphere featuring music and cocktails.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Watch the most anticipated sporting event of its kind at participating Regal and Cinemark theaters across the city. Your $40 ticket gets you a prime seat for the big showdown complete with surround sound and high definition viewing. 

Sunday, August 27

Lyle Lovett and his Large Band in concert
Texas music legend Lyle Lovett takes center stage at the Moody Theater for back-to-back nights. Saturday is sold out, but tickets for the Sunday show are still available.