Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Favorite annual events bloom in Austin this weekend, including the Austin Food + Wine Festival and the Umlauf Garden Party. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, April 27
2017 Hill Country Film Festival
Make the trip to Fredericksburg for a full weekend of cinematic magic. This year's festival will feature more than 85 screenings, including documentaries, features, and short films. Attendees can also enjoy panels, parties, and more. Passes and individual tickets to screenings are still available.
Under a Texas Sky: 19th Annual Umlauf Garden Party
An al fresco Austin tradition returns with wine, bites, and live music by the Nash Hernandez Orchestra. Ticket sales and auction proceeds support Umlauf's art-centric mission.
Friday, April 28
Austin Food + Wine Festival
Get your fill with a weekend celebrating all things edible at the Austin Food + Wine Festival. Activities include cooking demos and panels, a rockin' taco competition, live music, and more at Auditorium Shores and Fair Market. For insider tips on what to catch, check out our guide. The fest runs through Sunday.
Saturday, April 29
Austin Opera presents Madame Butterfly
The iconic and heartbreaking Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini takes to the Long Center stage. Additional performances through May 7.
Frank Erwin Center presents Daniel Tosh
Comedy Central host Daniel Tosh will show off his stand-up chops at the Frank Erwin Center for one evening only. The hilarious showcase also features other comedians who work on his cult-favorite show, Tosh.O.