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

Trail of Lights tree Austin skyline
Witness the Zilker tree lighting ceremony on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Licarione Photography
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Ms Lauryn Hill
See Grammy winner Lauryn Hill in concert at ACL Live this Sunday evening. Photo by Daniel Cavazos
Performing Arts Fort Worth presents Annie
Sing along to the classic musical Annie at the Long Center this weekend. Photo by Joan Marcus
Trail of Lights tree Austin skyline
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Ms Lauryn Hill
Performing Arts Fort Worth presents Annie

There's no shortage of festive fun this Thanksgiving weekend in Austin. Sing along to tunes from hit musical Annie or witness the Zilker tree lighting ceremony with the whole family. For a full list of Austin happenings, visit our events calendar.

Friday, November 25

Long Center presents Annie
America's sweetheart is taking over the Long Center stage this weekend with memorable tunes like "Tomorrow." Director and original lyricist Martin Charnin reinvents the classic musical in a fresh-yet-familiar production, and you can bet your bottom dollar this is a show you don't want to miss. Through Saturday.

Saturday, November 26

Renegade Craft Fair
More than 125 local artisans will showcase their unique creations at the fall installment of the Renegade Craft Fair. The free event at Fair Market, running through Sunday, features food and booze, live music, and much more. 

Sunday, November 27

Jo's Coffee presents Sinner's Sunday Holiday Pop-up
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at the South Congress location of Jo's. Attendees can shop sweet finds at the local vendor marketplace, jam to live music by Jo's House Band, and meet Santa Claus himself. Bring a toy for the Blue Santa toy drive, and enjoy a free coffee while you hang out.

Austin Trail of Lights presents Zilker tree lighting
The Austin Trail of Lights celebrates all things merry and bright with the lighting of the iconic Zilker tree. Bring the whole family down to this free affair.

Ms. Lauryn Hill in concert
Grammy Award-winning Lauryn Hill will perform at ACL Live for one unforgettable night only. Revisit Hill's hit songs from her solo career and her time with the Fugees. Tickets are going fast — get them while you can.