10 Things To Do in Austin, TX This Weekend (6/1/19 – 6/2/19)

Looking for things to do in Austin this weekend? Look no further! Here are 10 great things going on in and around Austin, Texas this weekend (6/1/19 – 6/2/19).

Saturday, 6/1/19


Bubblepalooza is back! The kick off to our All Summer Long series of free community events, this annual celebration of open play on the Long Center’s front lawn is perfect for families of all ages, with music, games, food trucks, and of course—tons of bubbles!

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9 AM – 1 PM CDT
  • Where: Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas 78704
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/882338568769059/

Spec’s ATX Beer & Cheese Festival

Join Spec’s Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods for a SPECtacular showcase featuring Beer and Cheese pairings! This event will also have a Master Class at 2PM & 4PM to sign up, email RSVP_Austin@specsonline.com. Seating is limited.

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11 AM – 5 PM CDT
  • Where: 10515 N Mopac Expy, Austin, TX 78759-5740
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/755410334887069/

Splash Day

Splash Day is the YMCA’s annual party celebrating summer and the official opening of our interactive pool, splash pad, and water slides for the season!

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM CDT
  • Where: East Communities YMCA | YMCA of Austin, 5315 Ed Bluestein Blvd, Austin, Texas 78723
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2071283713171878/

Austin Eastciders Picnic

Austin Eastciders Picnic is the perfect welcome to summer. Featuring Austin Eastciders Watermelon Cider, live music by Zettajoule and Andy Lane, food specials, drink specials, pop-up shops and more! Event is free and open to all ages, 21+ to drink.

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 2 PM – 5 PM CDT
  • Where: Fareground at One Eleven, 111 Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/866721607019495/

Soul of Austin Culture Fest

2nd Annual Soul of Austin Culture Festival. Celebrating a mosaic of cultures manifested through art, music, food and unique performances. The authentic diversity of the Capital City is what sets it apart from other parts of Texas. Our diverse neighborhoods are an asset for a city that seeks to continue building bridges and supporting all of its people.

  • When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 12 PM – 6 PM CDT
  • Where: 900 Chicon Street Austin, Texas 78702
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1252681508204412/

Sunday, 6/2/19

Hartman Foundation Concerts in the Park! Free

Austinites know summer has begun once the Austin Symphony’s Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park” has begun. All ages, including pets, enjoy relaxing Sunday evenings with different musical ensembles presented by the Austin Symphony Orchestra. The setting of kids dancing, couples lounging on blankets and friends gathering never gets old. Bicyclists and pedestrians often stop by due to the melodies they hear, adding to what makes this event so wonderful. Residents of the “Live Music Capital of the World” are invited to come enjoy and experience the original kind of live music that happened in town centers years ago.

  • When: Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT
  • Where: HEB Long Center Terrance, Austin, Texas
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/608696399648442/

Give Bees A Chance Family Fest

Kick off National Pollinator Month with the Give Bees A Chance Family Fest, a buzz-worthy (and free!) celebration at Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller on Sunday, June 2 beginning at 10 a.m. Join Whole Kids Foundation and friends from the bee-loving community to celebrate bees and other pollinators with fun, hands-on activities and learning opportunities for the whole family. Discover why bees matter and how they support our food ecosystem. Simply pick up a Pollinator Passport Card when you arrive, visit all of the interactive stations and get your passport stamped at each for a prize upon completion.

  • When: Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10 AM – 1 PM CDT
  • Where: Mueller Hangar, 1550 Mueller Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78723
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/276519389970306/

June’s Pistons at the Park

SRE Promotions presents Austin’s newest gathering for car enthusiasts. We encourage EVERYONE and ANYTHING on wheels to come out and show off your SWEET RIDE. This event is come and go with no judging. Just come out, socialize and make new friends. Please respect the property by not revving your motors, doing burnouts or leaving trash in the parking lot. Parking is FREE but any donations would be greatly appreciated.

  • When: Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 8 AM – 11 AM CDT
  • Where: AUSTIN’S PARK, 16231 Interstate 35, Pflugerville, Texas 78660
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2165166333536672/

Free Class: Organic Veggie Gardening 101

Linda Wall presents ‘Organic Veggie Gardening 101’. Okra, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins… learn how to grow your own delicious and nutritious food! Join us for our ever-popular, free class on the basics of veggie gardening, covering topics from soil prep, to raised beds, to planting in the right season. The basics are always covered, but each class is different — you’ll learn something new even if you’ve taken the class multiple times times already.

  • When: Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 10 AM – 11 AM CDT
  • Where: The Natural Gardener, 8648 Old Bee Caves Rd, Austin, Texas 78735
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2451125041565837/

Pup Meetup w/ Austin Humane Society

It’s pawty time: we’re partnered with our friends at Austin Humane Society for another Pup Meetup party at Upstairs at Caroline on Sunday, June 2nd from 12-4pm! Enjoy All-day Yappy Hour (25% off when you bring your pup), Free Healthy Pet doggie bags, Dog-friendly menu by Healthy Pet, Snuggles with adoptable pups from AHS. Plus, drink while doing good: a portion of bar proceeds will benefit AHS!

  • When: Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12 PM – 4 PM CDT
  • Where: Caroline + Upstairs at Caroline 621 Congress Ave, Austin, Texas 78701
  • More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/419154581973434/

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