Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Austin favorite Bat Fest and Foreigner in concert with Cheap Trick are just a couple of this weekend's top events. For a full list of Austin happenings, visit our events calendar.
Thursday, August 17
Bud Light Summer Live Series
The Bud Light Summer Live Series comes to an end with Houndmouth in concert with special guest Band of Heathens. The free show at the Austin American-Statesman is the perfect way to kick of a weekend of fun.
Saturday, August 19
13th Annual Bat Fest
The beloved festival celebrating one of Austin’s most famous residents returns to the Congress Avenue Bridge. This family-friendly fest features three stages with live music performances, more than 75 vendors, a bat costume contest, children’s activities, and more. Musical acts on this year’s roster include Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Paul Wall, Sam Riggs, and Scott Stapp of Creed.
Fall Creek Vineyards presents 28th Annual Grapestomp & Harvest Festival
Cheers to the harvest. Attendees to Fall Creek Vineyards' two-weekend celebration can enjoy wine tastings for adults, a celebrity chef cooking demo, guided boat tours of Fall Creek Falls, and more family-friendly fun. Runs August 19 and 26.
Sunday, August 20
Trace presents Ice Cream Social
Savor the last few weeks of summer with a delicious frozen treat courtesy of Trace at the W. The annual Ice Cream Social will feature super sweet flavors like Texas butter pecan, cucumber and lime granita, coffee brownie crunch, and many more. Admission is free, but guests are encouraged to earn their spoon with a donation of school supplies upon entry.
Foreigner in concert with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience
Foreigner is touring in celebration of the 40th anniversary of their debut album. They'll be joined by Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience at Austin360 Amphitheater for one rockin' night.