Whisler’s Pop Up and More Stuff to Do in Austin This Weekend

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Hey there, Austin!

That cold front sweeping through has us in our holiday feels. We’re working harder than Santa’s elves to find the best seasonal events and things to do in Austin, just for you.

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Whisler’s Pop Up at Sawyer & Co.

Support your local bartenders and small businesses at this pop-up cocktail event! Whisler’s bartenders will be serving specialty cocktails on the socially-distanced, heated patio at Sawyer & Co. No tickets are required, and walk-ins are welcome! If you can’t make it this week, the pop-up will be back next week as well, December 16 from 5PM–9PM.

Event Details
🗓 DEC 9 | 5PM–9PM
📍 Sawyer & Co.

It’s a Kinda Tropical Holiday Market

Eastside Pop Up will be taking over the parking lot of Kinda Tropical for an afternoon of brunch and shopping! Local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors will be available for you to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list, or maybe even yourself. Kinda Tropical will be offering coffee, cocktails, and tasty treats!

Event Details
🗓 DEC 13 | 12PM–5PM
📍 Kinda Tropical

The Wandering Vegan Holiday Market

This shopping experience is family-friendly, pet-friendly, AND vegan friendly! Vendors will be selling all cruelty-free goods, such as skincare products, jewelry, and artwork. Come hungry, because there will also be some of the most delicious vegan food trucks, like Nom Burger and Milky Way Shakes! 

Event Details
🗓 DEC 12 | 12PM–4PM
📍 The Vegan Nom

2020 Christmas Festival | Santa & Live Reindeer

Sweet Eats Fruit Farm had one of our favorite pumpkin patches this fall, and now they’re our go-to spot for some Christmas spirit! Santa’s reindeer will be on the farm 7 days a week, and Santa will be making appearances on Saturdays and Sundays from 11AM–5PM. Activities, with the exception of face painting, will be available 7 days a week as well!

Event Details
🗓 NOW–DEC 31 | 9AM–6PM
📍 Sweet Eats Fruit Farm

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Jingle Jam

It’s time to dig out your ugliest sweater and celebrate safely at Scholz Garten. There will be live music, warm drinks to sip on, and a yummy turkey dinner to dive into. There will be a Toys for Tots drive at the event, and guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift. Once you donate, you will receive a $5 gift card to Scholz as a thank you! 

🗓 DEC 11 | 5:30PM–7:30PM
📍 Scholz Garten

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Featured Neighborhood

Vixen’s Wedding

Perhaps one of the most uniquely blended menus in Austin, Vixen’s Wedding offers fare inspired by Goa, Portugal, India, and the state of Texas. Their cocktail list is always changing and always enticing. They are currently offering a shared tasting menu as their dine-in option, and believe us, you’ll be happy to let them do the ordering.

📍 1813 E 6th Street

Lazarus Brewing

Coffee, beer, tacos… do we have your attention yet? Place your order to-go or enjoy yourselves on their awesome outdoor patio. Lazarus brews its own beer and coffee and you can taste the craftsmanship in every sip. Try something unique on draft, like Despereaux, which has hints of honeydew, peaches, and mango!

📍 1902 E 6th Street

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More Things to Do in Austin:

Yoga on the Trail
🗓 DEC 12 | 9:30AM–10:30AM

📍 Vic Mathias Shores At Lady Bird Lake Metro Park

Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute

🗓 DEC 12 | 8PM–10PM

📍 The Moody Theater

30th Annual Walkway of Lights

🗓 NOW–JAN 2 | 6PM–10PM

📍 Lakeside Park

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Stay safe, stay well, and stay six feet apart.

Sarah Dillard

Sarah Dillard

Sarah is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!