Labor Day Weekend Guide

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin Labor Day weekend

Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin Labor Day weekend

Hotel Ella presents Fancy Tailgate series
Kick off football season in Longhorn country at Hotel Ella's Fancy Tailgate this Sunday. Photo courtesy of Hotel Ella
Bangers beer mug
Cast your vote for the best brew during Banger's and Brown Brewer's Brawl. Courtesy of Bangers
The Fitzgeralds
Spend all weekend in stitches at the 2016 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival. Courtesy of Steve Rogers Photography
Hotel Ella presents Fancy Tailgate series
Bangers beer mug
The Fitzgeralds

Labor Day weekend is chock-full of hot happenings you won’t want to miss. This weekend includes fun summer sendoffs and the first Longhorn football game of the season. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Banger's and Brown Brewer's Brawl
What better way to kick off the holiday weekend than with a beer showdown? Rainey Street favorite Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden hosts the second annual Banger’s and Brown Brewer’s Brawl this Thursday. Sample quality brews from six competing breweries and help determine the ultimate winner.

2016 Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
Austin’s funniest festival returns for another year of far-out comedy. Now in its 15th year, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival will feature more than 500 comedians from across the nation and globe. Festival attendees will enjoy some of the best improv, sketch, and stand-up at varying venues all weekend long. Snag your pass to this laugh-a-thon while you can.

Hotel Ella presents Fancy Tailgate series
Celebrate the long-awaited return of UT football at the fanciest tailgate in town. Hotel Ella invites you to cheer on the Longhorns on the historic — and gorgeous — front lawn and veranda. Attendees to this fancy football fete will enjoy game-day eats from a Goodall’s Kitchen buffet, sips from Deep Eddy Vodka, High Brew Coffee cocktails, and more. Plus, you can avoid the stress of parking by hopping on shuttles to and from the stadium. 

Shed's End of Summer Party
Savor the last moments of summer at Shed Barbershop and Supply’s End of Summer Party this Sunday. The local barbershop joins forces with Cheer Up Charlies for a free summer sendoff complete with a waterslide, live DJ sets, complimentary booze, and more. 

Salty Sow's Labor Day Pignic
Pay homage to all things pork at Salty Sow’s Labor Day Pignic on Monday. This feast is complete with a whole slow-roasted pig, brews, and a killer build-your-own taco bar. Purchase a ticket now to save your spot.