Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
The last weekend of June is packed with plenty of fun. From the kickoff of a family-friendly film series to the weirdest 5K and festival, we’ve rounded up the can't-miss events. For a full list of happenings, check out our events calendar.
Blanton Museum of Art presents B Scene: ¡Viva España!
Party at the opening day of "Goya: Mad Reason," a collection of 150 prints and paintings from Spanish painter Francisco de Goya, during B Scene. Held at the Blanton this Friday, Viva España attendees will enjoy tapas, sangria, and a live performance by Spanish guitarist Randy Cordero while perusing the new exhibit.
Bullock Texas State History Museum presents Summer Free Family Film Series: Ratatouille
The beloved Disney Pixar tale of a rodent with serious cooking chops heads to the big screen to start the museum’s Summer Free Family Film Series. Bring the entire family to the Bullock Museum on Saturday afternoon to watch a determined young rat cook his way to being a renowned chef.
14th annual Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K
Austin’s weirdest festival returns for another year of running, music, and celebrating all things quirky. This year’s music lineup includes local groups Quiet Company, Cilantro Boombox, Sweet Spirit, and more. Festivalgoers are encouraged to don their weirdest duds for a 5K that starts downtown and ends at Veterans Pocket Park and American Legion.
Lake Street Dive in concert with Walker Lukens and The Sidearms
Feel-good Southern band Lake Street Dive graces the Stubb’s stage in support of their new album, Side Pony, this Saturday. Local act Walker Lukens and The Sidearms joins Lake Street Dive for an evening of sweet sounds and good vibes.
AC2: An intimate night with Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen
Media personalities and longtime friends Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen sit in for an intimate evening of conversation at Bass Concert Hall this Saturday. The acclaimed journalist and the late-night talk show host will interview each other and answer questions from the audience. Secure your seat at this unscripted and uncensored event.