Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this New Year's weekend
Send off 2022 in true, local fashion with these can’t-miss happenings. The top five things to do in Austin this New Year’s weekend include Wanderlust Wine Co.’s Tinseltown cocktail pop-up and partying in Roaring ‘20s style on New Year’s Eve. For a full listing of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, December 29
Wanderlust Wine Co. presents Tinseltown: Where Everyday Is Christmas
Sip and be merry one last time at this popular cocktail experience by Wanderlust Wine Co. Tinseltown visitors can expect an immersive, Christmas-themed pop-up bar filled with classic holiday tunes, themed drinks, festive decor, Santa and his elves, and more. Non-alcoholic beverages are also available. Pop-up bar admission is for guests 21 and older. For reservation information, go to the ticketing website.
Cap City Comedy Club presents Chris Fairbanks
Laughter is on the setlist thanks to comedian Chris Fairbanks’ weekend stint at Capital City Comedy Club. Fairbanks is best known for his many appearances on Comedy Central, Conan, Last Comic Standing, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. For seating availability, go to the event website.
Friday, December 30
Shinyribs in concert
Cap off the year with favorite Austin-based band Shinyribs at ACL Live for one night only. Fans can expect the entire gang, including frontman Kevin Russell, keyboardist Winfield Cheek, bassist Jeff Brown, drummer Keith Langford, the Tijuana Trainwreck Horns, and The Shiny Soul Sisters, to perform a mix of both original songs and popular tunes as part of this special, down-home get down. A select number of tickets are available here.
Saturday, December 31
Pat Green in concert
San Antonio native and quintessential Texas musician Pat Green performs live at ACL Live & 3TEN at ACL Live. He comes to Austin in support of his new album, Miles and Miles of You. Green is a three-time Grammy-nominated artist and has sold more than 2 million albums throughout his career, making him a notable figure in the Texas country music scene.
The VORTEX and The Butterfly Bar present Gatsby Penthouse Party
Don your most illustrious outfits and channel your inner socialite at this glamorous, Great Gatsby-inspired evening hosted by The Butterfly Bar @ The VORTEX. Highlights include a cash bar, burlesque performances, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Party admission is free. For even more New Year's celebrations happening throughout the ATX, check out our special guide.