Hey there Austin!
You’re in for a treat this weekend! There are so many fun things happening across the city. We’ve even included a super fun run in Round Rock. Some free and some not, definitely check out our weekend guide for events you can attend. There’s a slight chance of rain so be sure to check the weather beforehand. And if that’s the case, check off some of the indoor tourist attractions in Austin.
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Events This Weekend
1. Donut Dash 5K Run
Get your sneakers on to run for donuts. Literally, you’ll be running and grabbing donuts on the way. How amazing does that sound? If you don’t think you’ll make it through, still sign up. You’ll get a commemorative Donut Dash T-shirt, donut swag, and a dozen donuts! There’s also a live band and free beer after the race.
🗓 May 15 | 7AM–111PM
📍 301 W Bagdad Ave #250, Round Rock, Texas, 78664
📷 ATX Gals
2. ATX Gals Spring Art Show: Bloom
Art and a complimentary bar, we’re so about that life! ATX Gals put on some of the best art shows and parties in town, and their next pop-up is this weekend! Tickets start only at $20 and include drinks from the bar and live music. Browse for some new art to put up this year.
🗓 May 15| 11AM–1PM
📍 2403 East 16th St, Austin, Texas, 78702
3. Crawfish Boil at Waterloo
Crawfish season is back, baby! Waterloo is doing their annual crawfish crawl, and this week’s stop will be at their Burnet Road location. They’ll have all-you-can-eat crawfish for $25 and tons of drink specials. If you’re not about the going out life, you can grab your crawfish curbside to take home.
🗓 May 15 | 12PM–8PM
📍 8600 Burnet Rd, Austin, Texas, 78757
4. Austin FC Watch Party at Whitestone
Soccer season is in full sash and we are here to let you know where all the watch parties are. Sometimes a room full of fans and beer is better than the stadium experience! Grab your friends and head to Whitestone this weekend to watch Austin FC crush it again. They’ll also give you $1 off pints during the game.
🗓 May 15 | 2:30PM–8PM
📍 601 E Whitestone Blvd Suite #500, Cedar Park, Texas, 78613
5. Frida Friday ATX Market
If you haven’t been to a Frida Friday market day, you’re missing out! They not only have the cutest, handcrafted items that you can buy for literally anyone you know, but it’s basically a party on the Revival Coffee patio. With music and food, you’re sure to have a great time.
🗓 May 15-16 | 12PM-4PM
📍 1405 E 7th St, Austin, Texas, 78702
📷 Alamo Drafthouse
6. "Hairspray" Brunch at Alamo
This one’s for all the musical fans. What’s better than a classic musical? Hands down being able to eat while watching it! Get your sopranos and altos together to enjoy “Hairspray” on the big screen while you nibble on brunch favs like Egg BLT and French Toast.
🗓 May 15 | 11AM–2PM
📍 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, Texas, 78704
7. 80s/90s Throwback Party
Midtown Live wants to take you back to the snapback and a scrunchie days. Grab your besties and head on over there for the ultimate throwback party going into the wee hours of the night. Tickets are $12.24, and you are sure to hear some rad music and spot lots of neon!
🗓 May 05 | 9PM–2AM
📍 7408 Cameron Road, Austin, Texas, 78752
8. Austin Gilgronis Rugby Game
The New Yorkers are joining us at Bold Stadium this weekend as they face off the Austin Gilgronis’ to a good ole’ rugby match. If you have any athletic friends or just happen to be a rugby fan, this is the one to attend. The seating will be socially distanced!
🗓 May 15 | 7PM–8PM
📍 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Del Valle, Texas, 78617
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Looking for a family-friendly good time, well then you need to check out Peter Pan Mini Golf. It’s fun for all ages (Yes, you too!) and you can BYOB. Not to mention, the location is great to continue the fun at Zilker Park. Pack your cooler with some seltzers and beers, and probably some waters too with the temps rising. You really don’t need anything else because the facility will provide the golf equipment. Tickets are sold on-site!
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Austin Pets Alive! Pet of the Week
Kayla is the sweetest bulldog, an American mix looking for her forever home. She loves to give kisses and cuddles and has already learned many common tricks. If you’re interested in adopting her, visit the APA! website.
We can’t guarantee that Kayla will still be available by the time you read this so be sure to reach out asap. Keep coming back to the Weekend Guide because is someone adopts sweet Kayla, you’ll get to see the next featured pet!