Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Savor the last weekend of August at the city's hottest events. Indulge in the summer send-off of South Congress Hotel’s Ice Cream Socials or catch a flick at Salt Lick. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Capital City Black Film Festival
Beginning Thursday, the Capital City Black Film Festival will host three days of exclusive screenings, panel discussions, parties, and more, primarily held at the Austin Convention Center. The weekend’s notable appearances include actor, writer, and producer Miguel A. Nuñez Jr. of Juwanna Mann and Belle’s.
Brad Paisley in concert with Tyler Farr and Maddie & Tae
Country music superstar Brad Paisley plays the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park this Friday. Paisley returns to Austin in support of his album, Orthophonic Joy. Country up-and-comers Tyler Farr and Maddie & Tae will join Paisley for a night of memorable music.
Slipknot in concert with Marilyn Manson
Slipknot and Marilyn Manson join forces for this epic show on Saturday at the Austin360 Amphitheater. Rock out to songs from Slipknot’s 2014 album, 5: The Gray Chapter, and Manson’s 2015 album, The Pale. Tickets are still available.
South Congress Hotel presents Ice Cream Socials
The South Congress Hotel Ice Cream Social series comes to an end this Sunday. Indulge in creamy confections from Amanda Rockman of South Congress Hotel and Tavel Bristol-Joseph of Emmer & Rye. Mix and mingle in the hotel’s courtyard for the perfect end to a scrumptious summer series.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema presents Rolling Roadshow
End the weekend with Western classic Tombstone at the Salt Lick's Pecan Grove this Sunday. The new series kicks off this weekend and starts with a barbecue buffet. Plus, in true Salt Lick fashion, the event is BYOB.