Happy Thanksgiving, Austin! It’s time to gobble ’til you wobble and shop ’til you drop on Black Friday! We’ve got some fun events for you lined up this weekend while you’re spending time with loved ones or just enjoying those amazing leftovers. We’ve got a concert, a flea market, the Turkey Trot and more!
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Events in Austin This Weekend
The 31st Annual ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot is here already! This is the largest 5 mile run in Texas! 100% of all proceeds go directly to Caritas of Austin, a nonprofit that works to prevent and end homelessness in the Austin community. The Turkey Trot has raised more than $4.2 million for Caritas. This year you can run in person with family and friends at the Long Center or you can register virtually!
🗓 Thursday, Nov. 25th | Starts at 9:30am
📍 The Long Center | 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Tickets are on sale for Peppermint Parkway now! Experience a mile of immersive holiday displays, millions of lights, live dancing elves, a walking plaza with food and activities and so much more! There are also other events all around the city for the holiday season. Make sure to check them out in our Best Holiday Events in Austin Blog
🗓 Nov. 26th – December 26th
📍9201 Circuit of The Americas Blvd. Austin, TX, 78617
🎟 $35.00 and up
The Austin Flea has been featuring local, handmade, and vintage vendors in Austin since 2009. We hand pick our vendors for each show, guaranteeing you the best selection of locally made original artwork, jewelry, bath & body products, candles, textiles, home decor, pottery, vintage finds, and more. Meanwhile is the perfect place to have it! There is a bunch of food trucks, delicious beer or coffee, and a playground for the kids!
🗓 Sunday, Nov. 28th | 12:00pm–5:00pm
📍 Meanwhile Brewing 3901 Promontory Point Drive Austin, Texas, 78744
All of the holiday lights are popping up and we couldn’t be more excited! We are hard at work finding the best light shows in Austin so you have all the options of where to go this season! If you haven’t ever done Mozart’s, what are you waiting for? We stuffed our faces with their gigantic pretzels, cookies, brownies, and the best hot chocolate you will ever put in your body. Follow along on our Instagram to see where we check out this month and follow this blog for any updates on light shows here in Austin!
Hot Mulligan is performing at Empire Control Room this Sunday! Hot Mulligan is an American emo band from Lansing, Michigan. Their special guests are Prince Daddy & The Hyena, Sincere Engineer and Super American. Tickets are going fast so be sure to buy them before they sell out!
🗓 Sunday, Nov. 28th | Doors at 6:00pm | Show at 7:00pm
📍Empire Control Room | 606 E. 7th St., Austin, TX, 78701