Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
The SXSW 2018 takeover is complete and the city is teeming with buzzy events all weekend long. Shop more than 70 vendors at SXSW Marketplace or come hang with us at the CultureMap Clubhouse. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, March 15
CultureMap Clubhouse at SXSW 2018
In honor of SXSW, we’re hosting our first-ever CultureMap Clubhouse at The Parish for those with or without a badge. The clubhouse will feature drink specials courtesy of Austin Eastciders and a lineup including Mobley, Culture Wars, Melat, The Fontaines, and more. Admission is free.
SXSW Marketplace 2018
The SXSW Marketplace returns to the Austin Convention Center for a second year. Shop unique apparel, home goods, accessories, art, and more from vendors in Austin, Baltimore, Los Angeles, and beyond. Admission is free for badge holders and open to anyone who registers for a free SXSW Guest Pass.
Saturday, March 17
ColdTowne Theater presents: Missed Connections: ATX
Using long- and short-form improv, ColdTowne Theater actors use real Craigslist Missed Connections to craft a funny, one-of-a-kind performance. Together, the ensemble casts examines the unique relationship between the missed connection author and the object of his or her affection. Performances through March 24.
Sunday, March 18
ZACH Theatre presents Goodnight Moon
The beloved children's book comes to life on the ZACH Theatre stage. This family-friendly musical features magical puppetry, dancing bears, and a constellation light show you and your kiddos will love. Performances through May 27.
The Long Center presents Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends: New Worlds
Attendees to New Worlds are in for a very unique evening at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Comedian Bill Murray joins cellist Jan Vogler for a joint performance combining classical music with spoken word to examine the artistic connection between America and Europe. Violinist Mira Wang and pianist Vanessa Perez join Murray and Vogler to create a quartet like none other.