Here are the top things to do in Austin this weekend
Your weekend plans are about to get a lot more interesting. Explore the city at the top events you won’t want to miss. From outstanding theater to crawfish boils, this weekend’s got awesome outdoor events that will make the allergy medicine worth it. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Roundabout Theatre Company presents Cabaret
Acclaimed Broadway musical Cabaret returns to Bass Concert Hall through this weekend. Revisit the story of the infamous Kit Kat Klub and hear some of the most memorable songs in musical theater, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen,” and “Maybe This Time.”
Downtown Austin Alliance presents Downtown Street Fair
Celebrate spring in the city on the 900 block of Congress Avenue at the Downtown Street Fair. The free festival comes complete with local vendors, retailers, entertainment, artists, and more.
59th Annual Zilker Garden Festival
Take to the open spaces of Zilker Botanical Garden for a festival like none other in the city. The Zilker Garden Festival celebrates its 59th year with a family-friendly day of sunshine and spring fun. Get an exclusive look at the season’s newest blooms, sip suds in the craft beer garden, or enjoy a kid-approved train ride in the Rose Garden.
East Side Crawfish Boil
Celebrate peak season with East Austin hot spots Jacoby’s and Hops & Grain Brewing. The two favorites are teaming up to bring you the best crawfish boil this side of the Texas-Louisiana border. Enjoy all-you-can-eat crawfish, Cajun fixin’s and two beer tickets. This boil won’t disappoint.