Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
This break in the heat may have just been a tease, but we're still prepping for a weekend of summer fun and white-hot events all around the Austin area. Enjoy the Cedar Park Rodeo with the family in tow or catch the finale performance of Zilker Theatre production All Shook Up. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, August 16
Zilker Theatre Productions presents All Shook Up
All Shook Up reaches the end of its run at the Zilker's Hillside Theater this weekend. The Elvis Presley-inspired musical features 24 of the rock ‘n’ roll legend’s greatest hits the whole family will enjoy. Performances through August 18. Admission is free.
Friday, August 17
H-E-B Center presents Cedar Park Rodeo
This beloved Texas tradition comes to the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. The two-day rodeo includes a range of professional events like saddle bronc riding, team roping, mutton busting, and more. For a full list of events and to purchase tickets, visit the rodeo website.
Garrison Brothers presents Honey Dew Hullabaloo
Homegrown bourbon brand Garrison Brothers unveils its newest experimental spirit, Honey Dew, at its Texas Hill Country distillery. The boozy launch party runs from noon-6 pm, and includes special tastings along with cigar pairings and a honey education tent. Admission is free.
Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson in concert
Enigmatic rock icons Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson take the Austin360 Amphitheater stage as part of their co-headlining Twins of Evil Tour. The devilish duo will perform songs from their recent albums, Zombie’s 2016 The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser and Manson’s 2017 Heaven Upside Down. Tickets still available.
Sunday, August 19
Kathy Griffin: Laugh Your Head Off World Tour
Comedian Kathy Griffin brings her no-holds-barred comedic style to the Bass Concert Hall. Known for pushing the envelope with controversial commentary, the two-time Emmy and Grammy Award-winning entertainer is certain to put on a show. Leave your feelings at home and get ready to “go there.” Select tickets are available.