Weekend Itinerary: May 7-13

May 8th – May 14th edition


May 9

Glow Paddle ATX

$40 registration/$55 registration plus rental

Don your best glow attire this Friday for Glow Paddle ATX, a fundraiser for The Flatwater Foundation, a charity that helps to provide mental health therapy and family support to those with cancer. Paddlers will begin at Southshore SUP Dock on Lady Bird Lake at 8PM. Austin Paddle Sports has a limited number of paddleboards for rent, so register here in advance.

May 9-11

Gelato World Tour

FREE admission/$10 for tastings

If you’re a gelato lover, you won’t want to miss this event, where you’ll have the chance to sample gelato from sixteen of the nation’s best (including Austin’s own Téo) during its only U.S. stop. Meet the chefs, watch demonstrations and vote for your favorite flavor. This event is free, open to the public and will continue all weekend long in Republic Square Park.

May 10

Pachanga Music Festival

$33/$75 VIP

This Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival features all types of music, from rock to mariachi, salsa, tejano and funk. Translated, Pachanga means “lively party” in Spanish, which is exactly what the festival seeks to create. Headliners include: Julieta Venegas, El Gran Silencio, La Santa Cecilia and DMK.

May 10

The Austin Flea


The Austin Beer Garden Brewery (ABGB) will host the Austin Flea this Saturday, where you can shop local, handmade goods and vintage items from all around Austin. Artwork, clothing, jewelry, accessories and stationary are just some of the things you will find at the Austin Flea that might make the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

May 10-11

Art of the Pot- Austin Ceramics Studio Tour


This year marks the Art of the Pot’s 11th in bringing the nation’s top ceramic artists to Austin for this free event. See the work of 15 different local and national artists this weekend as you tour four studios in Austin. Don’t miss the Wahaka Mezcal and La Barbecue tastings at Keith Kreeger Studios Saturday from 1-4PM.

May 10-11

West Austin Studio Tour


This is the first of two weekends for the 3rd annual West Austin Studio Tour, in which you’ll be able to visit dozens of studios and exhibitions on Austin’s West side. Be sure to check out Petrified Design’s studio [stop 48 – 6910 Shirley Ave, Suite F] on Saturday from noon-6PM, where they’ll have tasty bites, beer, and giveaways as they reveal their new products.

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Featured Event: Gelato World Tour
Photo from Jake Holt Photography

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