This weekend’s top five things to do in Austin are all about avoiding the SXSW chaos without compromising plans for an exciting few days off. Eat your fill of Cajun style crawfish at Revelry Kitchen + Bar or enjoy ongoing wellness activities at Goop Mrkt Austin. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, March 7
Goop Mrkt Austin
Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand, Goop, hosts a barrage of fun, interactive wellness experiences at Goop Mrkt. The two month pop-up features a packed agenda of activities for locals and travelers alike, including workout classes, workshops, wellness treatments, and thoughtful discussions. In addition to built-in treatment rooms for one-on-one appointments, guests will also have access to some of Goop’s best selling products, trusted experts, and insider tips. For a full list of events, visit the Goop Mrkt Austin website.
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band in concert
Rock and roll legends Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band hit the open highway for their final tour, making a stop in Austin at the Frank Erwin Center for one night only. Following a more than 50-year career, Seger will perform some of his greatest hits from landmark albums like Night Moves, Stranger In Town, Live Bullet, and Nine Tonight. Select tickets are still available.
Friday, March 8
Rodeo Austin presents BBQ Austin
Get ready for Rodeo Austin with a delicious precursor event that combines barbecue, cooking, and fierce competition. Some of the most skilled grill masters team up for the chance to win the title of BBQ Austin Grand Champion. Guests can sample savory eats from participating teams and help crown the best barbecue team in the city. This year’s new BBQ Junior Porkchop Competition invites little grill masters to try their hand at taking home a trophy of their own. Events and competition are scheduled for both Friday and Saturday.
Saturday, March 9
Revelry Kitchen + Bar presents Crawfish Boil
Cajun flavors and culinary tradition come to life at Revelry Kitchen + Bar. The annual crawfish boil features tons of mudbugs and draft beer. Your ticket includes two pounds of crawfish with all the fixin’s and savory Cajun butter for delectable dipping. The Revelry team will be serving up crawfish fare until it's gone. A select number of tickets are still available.
Circle Brewing Co. presents 8th Anniversary Party
Celebrate a boozy Austin institution with a frosty mug full of quality, local craft beer at Circle Brewing Co. The 8th Anniversary Party features food from local eateries Farm to Market Co. and Supply, SXSE Food Co., and Casey’s New Orleans Snowballs, and live music by Stretch Panic and Chandler and The Bings. Attendees are encouraged to bring a portable chair and enjoy the good beer, good music, and chill hangs all day long.