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

Leslie Jackson Tatyana Lubov Cinderella Broadway 2016
Cinderella comes to the Bass Concert Hall stage this weekend only.  Photo by Carol Rosegg
Tapestry Dance Company presents OF MICE AND MUSIC:<i> A Jazz Tap Nutcracker</i>
The Tapestry Dance Company's Of Mice and Music: A Jazz Tap Nutcracker is a revved up version of the classic production. Photo courtesy of Tapestry Dance Company
Trail of Lights
Be among the first this year to take a festive stroll through the Trail of Lights.  Photo courtesy of Austin Trail of Lights
Leslie Jackson Tatyana Lubov Cinderella Broadway 2016
Tapestry Dance Company presents OF MICE AND MUSIC:<i> A Jazz Tap Nutcracker</i>
Trail of Lights

Welcome the winter temperatures with a weekend of family-friendly outdoor activities and holiday events. Be among the first to walk the iconic Trail of Lights or see a magical adaptation of Cinderella this weekend only. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.

Thursday, December 8

Broadway in Austin presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella
See the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Cinderella at Bass Concert Hall through Sunday. Magical onstage transformations and delightfully catchy tunes ensure this production will be loved by the entire family.

Andrea Bocelli in concert with Katharine McPhee and Ana Maria Martinez
Legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli returns to Austin for an intimate performance. Bocelli will be joined by guests Katharine McPhee and soprano Ana Maria Martinez on the Frank Erwin Center stage. 

Tapestry Dance Company presents Of Mice and Music: A Jazz Tap Nutcracker
Tchaikovsky's original score and beloved jazz tunes combine for a fresh spin on a holiday classic at the Long Center. Of Mice and Music: A Jazz Tap Nutcracker is an “Austin-tatious” spin on the time-honored production and will feature tunes played by the city’s top jazz musicians. Snag your tickets to this jazzed-up yuletide story now. Through December 18.

Saturday, December 10

Austin Trail of Lights
The Austin Trail of Lights opens for another year of dazzling displays and holiday magic this Saturday. Bring the kiddos to Zilker Park and walk the trail sprinkled with 2 million lights, and celebrate a local holiday tradition. Through December 23.

Sunday, December 11

Odd Duck’s Third Annual Trailer Throwback Party
End the weekend celebrating Odd Duck with a throwback farm-to-trailer birthday bash this Sunday. For a budget-friendly price, guests can chow down on OG dishes by chef Bryce Gilmore, including pork belly sliders, grilled broccoli, and grits with soft poached duck eggs. Treat your taste buds to this nostalgic dining experience.