What To Do in Austin This Weekend: April 22-27

The Weekend Itinerary is here! For April 22-27, Citygram recommends:

Thur. April 23

UMLAUF Garden Party

Spend a luxurious night in one of Austin’s most photo-worthy gardens, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden. Join them Thursday night and spend the evening strolling through the gardens while getting the opportunity to taste select wines and bites from some of the city’s most iconic restaurants. Dance the night away to music by the Nash Hernandez Orchestra, and bid on silent auctions to help benefit educational and outreach programs.


• UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum, 605 Robert E Lee Road, Austin, TX 78704
• 6:60-9:30pm
Get tickets here

Sat. April 25

Eeyores 52nd Annual Birthday Party

Happy birthday Eeyore! This Austin tradition is back to celebrate the somber character, although the party is anything but. Enjoy live music, food, and carefree fun (with possibly nudity included). No parking will be available on site (park and pick up the shuttle at Colorado between 16th & 17th) P.S. Get out your costumes! There will be a costume contest and other games with prizes for children of all ages.


• Pease District Park, 1100 Kingsbury St., 78703
• 11am til’ dark
More info here

21st Annual Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival


A little bit of Louisiana is coming to Austin in a big way this Saturday, featuring all things Louisiana loves. Not only will there be plenty of crawfish to go around (7,000 pounds, to be exact), there will also be 8 Louisiana bands, cajun food vendors, children’s activities, and arts and crafts booths.

The Austin American Statesman parking lot,305 South Congress Avenue
• 11am-10:30pm
Get tickets here


Sun. Apr. 26

Texas Keeper Cider and Cheese Pairing Class at épicerie


Enjoy a lovely night at épicerie, one of Austin’s premiere cafe and grocery shops, to learn all about pairing two of life’s delicious delicacies: cider and cheese. Cheesemonger Dan Largess will be hosting the event, along with the team at Texas Keeper Cider.
• épicerie, 2307 hancock drive austin, texas 78756
• 5:30pm-7:30pm
Get tickets here


Apr. 24-26

Austin Food + Wine Festival


Austin Food + Wine Festival is definitely a foodie favorite… and adding wine to the mix is just icing on the cake. All weekend, indulge in artisanal food, wine, beer, and spirits from hundreds of purveyors, mingle with top chefs and watch demos, and even get your own hands dirty with interactive opportunities.
• Various times, various locations
More info here

Apr. 22-25

Moontower Comedy Fest


It’s back – and this time with bigger, more recognizable names than ever. The Paramount Theatre brings ATX some of the best comedians from around the globe, with over 100 comedians performing all kinds of comedy. Get ready to laugh out loud with well-known people like John Mulaney, Wanda Sykes, and Patton Oswalt, and also discover some upcoming and local comedians!

• Various times, various locations
Get tickets here

Apr. 23-25

Off-Centered Film Fest

If film is your thing, the Off-Centered Film Fest is calling your name. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema partnered with Dogfish Head Craft Brewery to bring you its 8th year of the three-day weekend celebrating craft beer, delicious food, and “off-centered films for off-centered people.” The theme this year is “Yacht Rockin,” which pays tribute to nautical times in cinema. Hang out with other movie-lovers at their special outdoor screening, films at Alamo Drafthouse, and even a yacht party on Lake Travis.

Tickets to each event sold separately.

More info here

art city austin

Apr. 25-26

Art City Austin


For its 65th year, Austin’s iconic art fair returns. In various locations downtown, experience live music, some of Austin’s most popular food trucks, interactive projects and entertainment for kids, and the opportunity to see and meet more than 100 exhibiting artists.

• Downtown Austin, between Guadalupe and Lamar
Get tickets here

Photo Credits: 365 Things Austin, Kelly Rucker Photography

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