Old Settler’s Music Festival
Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championship
Austin • 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 annual Festival
held near the Domain shopping area each 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
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