Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 5 things to do in Austin this weekend
Tis the season for holiday happenings. Finish your shopping at the Holiday Hill Country Hoedown, or trade Christmas cheer for holiday fear at the House of Torment. Check out the top five things to do in Austin this weekend. For a full list of events, go to our calendar.
Thursday, December 8
Ventana Ballet presents The Watchmaker's Song
The Nutcracker is reimagined in this unique experience. This version of the timeless tale will feature traditional ballet elements as well as components from the original story written by E.T.A. Hoffman. Guests can party prior to showtime and will be able to choose from a menu of cocktails and hors d'oeuvres throughout the evening. Get ticketing information here.
Friday, December 9
House of Torment presents Krampus: The Fright Before Christmas
House of Torment pops up just in time for those dreaming of a black Christmas. Brave guests will encounter horrifying Christmas characters around every corner of Austin’s favorite haunted house. Tickets for this two-day experience are still available.
Brian Regan in concert
Comedian Brian Regan brings his stand-up talents to ACL Live for one night only. He’s best known for profanity-free comedy and numerous appearances on shows including Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Select seating options are available here.
Ian Moore’s Family Christmas
All ages are welcome at this holly jolly Stateside at the Paramount live concert. Musician Ian Moore returns to Austin to perform his annual, mostly acoustic Christmas show. Fans can expect a setlist packed with rare songs, appearances by special guests, and more. For tickets, click here.
Saturday, December 10
Holiday Hill Country Hoedown
Distribution Hall transforms into a holiday market wonderland full of the best outdoor brands for two days of shopping splendor. Hoedown guests can shop gifts for outdoor enthusiasts, sip and snack from a holiday cocktail menu, and groove to the sounds of Texas country tunes. Go to the hoedown website for more information.