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

Lone Star Le Mans Circuit of The Americas race car COTA track
Enjoy a weekend of premier racing at the 2016 Lone Star Le Mans. Circuit of The Americas/Facebook
The Wine and Food Foundation in Texas presents The New Vintage
Sample dozens of special wines and nibbles at The New Vintage Thursday night. The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas/Facebook
Easy Tiger presents Oktoberfest Party
Be among the first to taste a brand-new canned beer from Austin Beerworks at Easy Tiger's Oktoberfest Party. Photo courtesy of Easy Tiger
Lone Star Le Mans Circuit of The Americas race car COTA track
The Wine and Food Foundation in Texas presents The New Vintage
Easy Tiger presents Oktoberfest Party

This weekend is packed with unique experiences you can't miss. Witness world-class racing at Lone Star Le Mans or explore the city's art during Museum Day. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.

2016 Lone Star Le Mans
The world’s most talented drivers are hitting the track at Circuit of The Americas this Thursday through Saturday for the greatest endurance race. In addition to racing, Lone Star Le Mans will feature live entertainment and tons of Austin food trucks. Snag your tickets for three days of family-friendly fun at top speed.

The Wine and Food Foundation of Texas presents The New Vintage
This Thursday, join the tastemakers of the city at the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas' luxe event, The New Vintage. Sample dozens of exclusive vinos and indulge in bites from Austin's rising culinary stars at 800 Congress. For foodies looking for added fun, VIP lounge access and intimate sommelier chat upgrades are worth the splurge. 

The Thinkery presents After Glow
Beloved children's museum The Thinkery is hosting a luminous evening of live music, craft cocktails, and more on Friday. At After Glow, the inaugural after party for the museum's Imaginarium gala, attendees can dance the night away at the JW Marriott while enjoying activities and noshing on delectable nibbles. Proceeds will benefit The Thinkery's illuminating initiatives for little Austinites.

Easy Tiger presents Oktoberfest Party
Be among the lucky few to get a first taste of Austin Beerworks' canned Montecore at Easy Tiger's two-day celebration of suds Saturday and Sunday. Festivities will include $5 Oktoberfest beers, traditional German provisions, and Fine Southern Gentlemen screen-printing. Round up your happy hour buddies and greet the fall with a raised glass and good company.

Austin Museum Day
Austin's 19th annual Museum Day returns this Sunday. In addition to free admission to more than 35 museums in the greater Austin area, museum-goers can enjoy special programming like guided exhibition tours and hands-on activities for all ages. For a list of participating museums, visit the event website.