Old Settler’s Music Festival
Austin • 512-478-0578 • www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org
The Old Settler’s Music Festival is Central Texas’ signature music event featuring Americana
roots music, arts and crafts, camping, food, and more. Some of the musical genres at the
Festival include acoustic jazz and blues, bluegrass, favorite local musicians, and award-winning artists from around the world.
Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championship
Austin • O Henry Museum • 512-472-1903 • www.punpunpun.com
Celebrate the lowest form of humor in high style at the O. Henry Pun-Off World
Championships, where participants “jest for a wordy cause!” This freestyle competition for
punsters with prepared material allows 90 seconds “for creative have-wits from every crook
and nanny to stuff their struts.” The festivities also include live music, BBQ, and a vintage
Austin Wine and Music Festival
Austin • www.austinwineandmusicfestival.com
Great music and great wine merge with seminars, vendors and more at this Festival held at the
Driftwood estate, a forty minute drive from Downtown Austin. The event has been downsized
from one large annual event, to several smaller ones held at various times during the year.
V8 Supercars Championship
Circuit of the Americas, Austin • 866-801-6975 • www.circuitoftheamericas.com
Be a part of the excitement as the powerful V8 Supercars roar down the straightaway.
Australian car racing has finally made its way to the Lone Star state.
Keep Austin Weird Fest and 5K
Long Center, Austin • 512-524-2953 • www.keepaustinweirdfest.com
Keep Austin Weird Fest is a salute to the nonconformist in every Austinite. True to form, the
festival includes a variety of entertainment and events that celebrate the city’s eclectic and
artistic nature, including a symphonic selection of music, family activities, weird and wacky
costumes, and local food and drink vendors.
Republic of Texas Biker Rally
Austin • 512-252-9768 • www.rotrally.com
The Republic of Texas Biker Rally is the biggest motorcycle rally in Texas and one of largest
motorcycle events in the U.S. Come and enjoy an impressive selection of machines,
motorcycles and legendary Austin nightlife during this four-day event. The Rally is known
for great music, too – past headliners have included Hank Williams Jr., Willie Nelson, Bret
Michaels, Joan Jett, Paul Rogers, Steppenwolf, David Allen Coe, and Charlie Daniels.
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