Weekend Event Guide
Here are the top 7 things to do in Austin this New Year's weekend
Send off 2024 with a packed agenda featuring local-approved happenings for the partygoers, the live music fans, and everyone else in between. Catch Pete Davidson’s newest stand-up material at ACL Live, or enjoy New Year’s Eve at one of our many approved bashes. Check out the top seven things to do in Austin this holiday weekend. For a complete list of events, visit the calendar.
Thursday, December 28
ACL Live presents Pete Davidson
Comedian and actor Pete Davidson takes things back to his stand-up roots at ACL Live. He’s best known for his longtime stint on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and for his work as co-creator and star of his Peacock comedy series, Bupkis.
Friday, December 29
Bass Concert Hall presents Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
The distinctive sounds of Mannheim and award-winning composer Chip Davis are coming to Bass Concert Hall. Fans can expect a holiday-inspired concert featuring classics from past years and multimedia effects for a magical experience.
Saturday, December 30
City of Cedar Park presents Chefs in the Park
The city of Cedar Park celebrates the 50th anniversary of its incorporation with local flavors and family-friendly activities. The event is hosted at Lakeline Park and will feature five separate three-course meals prepared by participating guest chefs, each accompanied by pairings with locally brewed beer and Texas wine. Get more information at Ticketbud.
Kill Tony New Year's Eve
Popular comedy podcast Kill Tony reaches a milestone with its first live arena show at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. Fans will enjoy a show packed with familiar stars, including hosts Tony Hinchcliffe and Brian Redban along with special guests, the Kill Tony Band, The Regulars, and more. For details on both showtimes, go to Ticketmaster.
Sunday, December 31
Austin Resolution Ball New Year's
The Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol hosts a 2023 farewell party marked by dancing, mingling, and a massive midnight celebration. Tickets include party favors, access to a cash bar, and room on the dance floor as the DJ plays this year’s top hits nonstop. Discounted hotel room rates are available for guests who wish to extend their stay beyond the ball drop. The dress code for this party is suggested formal.
Speakeasy Austin presents Legendary NYE Bash
Party like it’s almost 2024 at Speakeasy’s New Year’s Eve party complete with music that will keep you moving all night long. Party guests can enjoy a silent disco and music from Chandler & The Bings, Zoodust, and more guest DJs. Get details and purchase tickets on Eventbrite.
Thompson Austin presents Midnight Cowboy New Year’s Eve Party
Giddyup and celebrate the last night of 2023 with a Thompson Austin party that promises Texas-sized revelry. Partygoers can take their chances on the mechanical bull, dance in the champagne room, catch a show by “cowboylesque” dancers, and enjoy music by a live DJ. Get more party information on Eventbrite.