X Games – Austin
Circuit of the Americas, Austin • 866-801-6975 • www.circuitoftheamericas.com
Austin has landed the prestigious honor of hosting the X Games, giving 11-year
veteran host city Los Angeles a deserved break, and a chance for fans in other regions
of the country to partake. Austin is one of six stops on the Global X Game circuit, set
to take place over the next four years. Join us for one event, or a series, to watch
athletes push abilities to the limit and showcase x-treme talent.
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!
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 around 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.
The Greyhound Batfest/Night of the Bat
Austin • 512-974-2220 • 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.
Auditorium Shore • 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
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