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

Justin Timberlake singing May 2013
See Justin Timberlake perform on Saturday as part of the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at COTA.  Photo by Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup
Jimmie Vaughan
Jimmie Vaughan headlines FiestaJAM in Lakeway.  Photo courtesy of Jimmie Vaughan
Joan Osborne
See singer-songwriter Joan Osborne live in concert at the One World Theatre this Thursday night. Photo by Jeff Fasano
Justin Timberlake singing May 2013
Jimmie Vaughan
Joan Osborne

Comedy shows, concerts, and high-speed racing round out a weekend of can't-miss Austin events. Catch legendary comedian Sinbad at ACL Live, or enjoy an epic tailgate at Olamaie. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, October 19

Sinbad in concert
Sinbad is bringing his comedic chops to ACL Live for one night only. Named one of the top 100 stand-up comedians of all time, catching a set from this comedy great is the perfect way to kickoff a weekend of good vibes. Tickets range from $35-$55.

Joan Osborne in concert
American singer-songwriter Joan Osborne takes to the One World Theatre stage in support of her album Songs of Bob Dylan. Known for hit songs like “One of Us” and “Son of a Preacher Man,” Osborne is certain to put on a show. Dinner and show tickets are still available.  

Friday, October 20

2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix
World-class racing speeds into the Circuit of The Americas for the 2017 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. This international affair features family-friendly activities, showcases, musical performances by Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder, and, of course, Sunday's grand prix race. Three-day and single day passes are still available. Events through October 22.

FiestaJAM
Head to Escondido Golf & Lake Club in Horseshoe Bay for three days of Texamericana, funk, and rock fusion at FiestaJAM. Performers on the festival’s roster include the Reno Perez Band, John Arthur Martinez & Tejas, and Saturday headliner Jimmie Vaughan. Festival events through October 22.  

Saturday, October 21

Biscuits and Barbecue
Watch the Texas Longhorns battle the Oklahoma State Cowboys while enjoying some of the best barbecue in Texas during Olamaie presents Biscuits and Barbecue. Enjoy Olamaie's sinfully delicious biscuits and fare from Laura Loomis and Jason Dady (Two Bros. BBQ), Evan LeRoy (LeRoy & Lewis), and Mat Gonzalez and Kelsey Small (Rattle Creek Meat Co.). Tickets are $50 and include plates from each pitmaster and unlimited libations from Live Oak Brewing Company.