Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Historical homes adorned in their holiday finest and a Krampus-themed haunted house are just two of the unique things you can do this weekend in Austin. For a full list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, December 7
Walton’s Fancy & Staple presents Holiday Wine Dinner
Eat and be merry at this holiday culinary kickoff hosted by Walton’s Fancy & Staple. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and enjoy a four-course meal featuring dishes paired with curated vinos. Secure your reservation and settle in for an evening of holiday cheer.
Friday, December 8
House of Torment Haunted House presents Krampus: A Haunted Christmas
The creators behind House of Torment Haunted House invite brave Austinites to experience this twisted holiday tradition for one weekend only. The terrifying story of Krampus, a nightmarish demon known for kidnapping children at Christmas, comes to life in a distorted yuletide nightmare. Highlights include new scenes, special effects, and scary surprises around every corner. Admission through December 9.
Saturday, December 9
Cherrywood Art Fair
Local favorite Cherrywood Art Fair returns for its 16th year. Enjoy lively musical acts, original performers, and unique Austin eats as you peruse handmade gifts and local arts. Admission is free at this fun family event. Through Sunday, December 10.
City of Bastrop presents Holiday Homes Tour
Get out of town and into the holiday spirit during Bastrop's Holiday Homes Tour. For $20 per person, attendees are invited inside some of the Bastrop's most beautiful historical homes, all of which are decked out for the holiday season.
Sunday, December 10
Randy Newman in concert
Celebrated musician Randy Newman comes to the Paramount Theatre for a concert featuring his biggest hits. Known for his scores in unforgettable films including the Toy Story franchise, James and the Giant Peach, and Seabiscuit, Newman’s work runs the gamut from beautifully heartbreaking to memorable masterpieces. Enjoy an evening of widely recognizable tunes with the entire family.