Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this weekend
Music, festival fun, and mesmerizing art installations are rightfully taking up space on our agenda in the days ahead. Get inspired at the return of Creek Show or catch artists like Wynonna Judd and Lil Uzi Vert live in concert. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this weekend. For a complete list of events, visit our calendar.
Thursday, November 9
Bee Cave Arts Foundation and DadaLab present Bee Cave BuzzFest
The Hill Country Galleria hosts an immersive festival celebrating music, tech, and art for guests of all ages. Highlights of the three-day event include art installations in The Hive at Bee Cave Arts Foundation and in the Central Plaza of the Galleria, as well as live performances by musical guests such as The Octopus Project, Machinedrum, and Lealani. Festival admission is free and open to the public. For more details, go to beecavebuzzfest.com.
Moody Center presents Lil Uzi Vert in concert
Rapper Lil Uzi Vert brings his rockstar-level tour to Austin’s Moody Center. The star known for hit songs including “XO Tour Llif3” and “Just Wanna Rock” performs live in concert in support of his new album, Pink Tape. Get more details on Ticketmaster.
Friday, November 10
Waterloo Greenway presents the Creek Show
Art lights up the night in the heart of Austin at the return of Creek Show. Visitors will get the chance to explore and discover illuminated artwork, including eight new light-based art installations, along Waller Creek for nine consecutive days. Additional Creek Show highlights include nightly live music performances, family-friendly activities, food & beverages, and more. Fast passes are available for purchase. General Creek Show admission is free and open to the public. Get more details at waterloogreenway.org.
Saturday, November 11
Cover 3's 15th Anniversary Celebration
Austin restaurant and elevated sports bar Cover 3 celebrates 15 years of business at its flagship location on Anderson Lane. Guests can enjoy “throwback” dishes from past menus, various drink specials, alcohol tastings, face painting, cornhole, and more in honor of the location’s anniversary. For more anniversary information, go to cover-3.com.
Bass Concert Hall presents Ali Wong in concert
Comedian and actress Ali Wong brings fresh stand-up material to Bass Concert Hall for a live audience. She's best known for her recent starring role in Netflix's limited series, Beef, and her two hit Netflix specials, Baby Cobra and Hard Knock Wife, respectively. Ticket availability can be found on texasperformingarts.evenue.net.
Texas Book Festival
After months of announcements and teasers, the Texas Book Festival is ready to turn the page on its November 11-12 events. Visitors are invited to mostly free book talks, a market, and a literature crawl. There are three ticketed sessions for in-demand authors, including political leader and trailblazer Stacey Abrams; she comes to First Baptist Church of Austin on November 12 to support her New York Times bestselling book, Rogue Justice. Tickets include session admission, access to the book signing line, and one copy of Abrams’ new book. Go to Eventbrite for more information.
Sunday, November 12
ACL Live presents Wynonna Judd in concert
Country music superstar Wynonna Judd performs live in concert at ACL Live. The voice of hits songs such as “No One Else on Earth” and “Is It Over Yet” comes to Austin in support of her Back To Wy Tour. Fans can expect a setlist featuring songs from her first two solo albums, performed in full, followed by a finale of other hits and classics from her time with The Judds. Check out axs.com for more details.