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9 Ways to Enjoy a Best Friends Day in Austin: BFFs Forever

  • August 7, 2023
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Whether your bestie goes down in history from pre-school years or shared the craziness of your college years, best friends are a loving presence in your life. Truly showcasing bffs walking life’s path through thick and thin. Looking for ways to have a bestie date? There are countless ways to celebrate and enjoy a Best Friends Day in Austin!

Permanent Friendship Bracelets at Nina Berenato

Explore gorgeous contemporary jewelry pieces from Nina Berenato. Their collections range from various statement accessories like lip cuffs, body chains, and ear daggers, as well as to traditional jewelry accessories. Get a permanent friendship bracelet made of minimal 14K gold to match with your bestie you’ll cherish for years to come.

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SUN | 12PM-6PM

📍3200 Palm Way #152, Austin, TX 78758

Kendra Scott Forever Bracelets

An Austin staple for luxury jewelry, Kendra Scott features modern statement jewelry pieces for every modern woman. Shop from brilliant diamonds and precious gemstones in collections like Greek society collections, birthstones, bridal collections, and engagement rings. One of our favorite mementos for national best friend’s day in Austin, Kendra Scott also has a variety of friendship bracelets in various colors and designs.

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📍Multiple Locations

📷 Prestige Picnic Facebook

Picnic Date with Prestige Picnic

Create the aesthetic of your dreams for your best friend’s date with Prestige Picnics! Whether your vibe is an ethereal nature fairy or a cottagecore princess, Prestige Picnics will have the layout for you. Make a best friend date for national best friend’s day with the ultimate picnic outing that provides tasty treats and unforgettable memories!

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📷 Lake Austin Spa Resort Facebook

Check into Lake Austin Spa Resort for a Spa Day

Escape to the Texas Hill Country for serene beauty and quality time with your bestie. Lake Austin Spa Resort is where “wellness meets the water” with yoga, spa treatments, massage, and lake activities, this popular resort is named #3 Top Destination Spa Resorts in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler. So, it’s no surprise Lake Austin Spa Resort is one of our favorite places to celebrate national best friend’s day in Austin.

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Get Friendship Tattoos at Ink Empire

One of our favorite friendship trends is solidifying your love for each other with new ink. Friendship tattoos are a great way to create a small memento on your skin. Ink Empire offers unique artwork from large-scale pieces to petite flash tattoos perfect for friendship tattoos. One of our favorite ways to celebrate national best friend’s day in Austin is at Ink Empire. Check out their small tattoo specials on mini Monday as well!

Hours & Location

MON | 12PM-12AM
SUN | 3PM-10PM

📍1819 Rosewood Ave, Austin, TX 78702

Go to STUDS for a new piercing together

Another way to cement your friendship is with a new piercing! One of our favorite activities for national best friend’s day in Austin is getting pierced together with a matching piercing. STUDS is a new piercing boutique located in the Domain and on South Congress offering ear piercing and quality jewelry. You can find single earrings or pairs that are affordable and of great quality. Bling up your “earscape” when you and your bestie check out STUDS for national best friend’s day.

Date Night at a Rooftop Bar

Enjoy a beautiful night out enjoying the Austin skyline when you visit any one of our favorite rooftop bars. Check out P6’s gorgeous rooftop lounge at the LINE hotel. Or go seven stories up in downtown Austin to settle in at Zanzibar, a tropical oasis including a Tiki bar setting where you can lounge with your bestie poolside. Cheers!

Mani-Pedi Date at a Nail Salon

Another popular activity for you and your bestie is to treat yourself to a date at the nail salon. Get a fresh manicure and pedicure when you visit some of our favorite nail salons like Queen Spa on Lamar or Cute Nail Studio for ornate nail art!

BFF Selfie Photoshoot at Texas Selfie Museum

Create the ultimate memory with a bestie photoshoot at the Texas Selfie Museum. Walkthrough various rooms decorated with different themes, like floral walls, a bubble ball pit with a bathtub, a doodle room with giant crayons, or a room full of gumball machines! Save this memory of national best friend’s day in Austin with a new photo album dedicated to your memories.

Hours & Location

FRI | 12PM-9PM
SAT | 11AM-10PM
SUN | 11AM-9PM

📍4550 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX 78723

More Stuff To Do in Austin

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