H-E-B Austin Symphony July Fourth Concert and Fireworks
Austin • 512-476-6242 • www.austinsymphony.org
This yearly celebration of independence at Austin’s Lady Bird Lake is marked by music and
a spectacular fireworks display. Admission is free. Bring a blanket and come early!
Zilker Summer Musical
Zilker Park, Austin • 512-479-9491 • www.zilker.org
It’s a hot summer night and that tells most Austinites that it's time to grab a blanket, some
food, and your family to enjoy a free production at the Zilker Hillside Theatre. The
production is free to the public.
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
Austin • 512-454-5766 • www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Market/HotSauce
Come join this beautiful confluence of music and hot culinary delights! This spicy event is free
with a donation of 3 non-perishable food items for The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.
Austin Ice Cream Festival
Austin • 512-480-5966 • www.icecreamfestival.org
The Austin Ice Cream Festival, held at Fiesta Gardens, is an event centered on family, fun
and ice cream which harkens back to a time when ice cream trucks roamed the streets and
running through sprinklers was an art form. Come enjoy contests, music and, of course, iced
treats. Admission price includes free ice cream.
Austin Bat Fest
Austin • 512-441-9015 • www.roadwayevents.com
This unique celebration, of one of the region’s most interesting natural wonders, attracts around
40,000 spectators and features arts and crafts, music, food, bat watching, children’s activities and
educational displays. Enjoy the scenic backdrop of Lady Bird Lake and downtown Austin as two
million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge for their nightly flight. A general admission fee is charged.
Tri Rock Austin
Auditorium Shores • 800 West Riverside Drive • www.trirock.competitor.com
Now part of the Land Rover TriRock Triathlon Series, the Austin Triathlon is an annual, world-class event that attracts top local and international athletes and spectators.
Pecan Street Festival
Austin • 512-485-3190 • www.oldpecanstreetfestival.com
The Pecan Street Festival, held in both spring and fall, has been an Austin tradition for
more than 30 years. The event features hundreds of local artisans who display and
sell homemade art and craftwork. Festival attendees can find paintings, sculpture,
woodwork, candles, jewelry, cowboy hats, clothes, home decor, games and other
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