Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
A slight change in the seasons is underway in the ATX, making this weekend the perfect weekend for exploring all the best fall happenings across the city. Celebrate Día de los Muertos with Tequila Cazadores or take the family to Barton Hills Farms to pick pumpkins. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, October 10
Broadway in Austin: Jesus Christ Superstar
Hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar kicks off its North American tour in Austin, commemorating 50 years since the rock opera's debut. The theatrical retelling of Jesus Christ’s final weeks of life, and the series of extraordinary events that take place during that time, captivates audiences along with its iconic score. Rediscover legendary tunes like “I Don’t Know How to Love Him” and “Superstar” as they come to life at Bass Concert Hall. Performances through October 13.
Friday, October 11
Tequila Cazadores presents Día de los Muertos
Tequila Cazadores and acclaimed Mexican street and textile artist Victoria Villasana transform a vintage camper into the Altar of Arandas in honor of Día de los Muertos. The alter, or authentic ofrenda, will travel to bars across the country after making a stop at Lustre Pearl Rainey. Inside the colorful camper, guests can enjoy an immersive experience participating in centuries-old traditions while also enjoying Tequila Cazadores cocktails, of course. Admission is free.
Saturday, October 12
Barton Hill Farms presents Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
Cooler temperatures arrive just in time for a family-friendly festival and pumpkin patch at Barton Hill Farms. Additional activities include a corn maze, backyard games, face painting, live musical performances, and more. Festival events scheduled through November 3. Visit the website to purchase tickets.
Billy Ray Cyrus in concert with Johnny McGuire & Gabe Garcia
Country music great Billy Ray Cyrus performs live in support of his new album, The SnackDoctor Circus, at Backyard Amphitheater. Since his rise to stardom in the ‘90s, Cyrus has released 16 studio albums and racked up chart-topping hits including “Achy Breaky Heart” and “Old Town Road.” Johnny McGuire and Gabe Garcia join Cyrus as opening acts.
BossbabesATX presents craftHER Market
Female and nonbinary makers and creators showcase their talents and wares at craftHER Market. In addition to a diverse lineup of more than 160 featured crafters and artists BossbabesATX market will include installations by resident artist Edith Vale, a curated food court, kid-friendly activities, a community weaving room, and more. Additional highlights include a series of free panels on themes including entrepreneurial tips and sustainable business building. Admission is free. Events through October 13.