Our top choices for things to do in Austin this Week of January 30, 2023, include Party on the Patio: Retro Game Night, Cirque du Soleil presents Corteo, Flood of Spirits, and more! Austin is now among the fastest-growing metroplexes in the US! Keeping up with the growth, luckily, there’s plenty going on in Austin all days of the week.
There are things to do on Monday in Austin, of course, things to do in Austin on Saturday night, and everything in between! Some of you may be looking for things to do in Austin with family, while others may be focused on free things to do in Austin this week. Either way, you can be sure that we have you covered in our list below.
Deal Alert – Get the highly-rated Live Music Austin Crawl tour for just $85 for 2 adults!
Experience Austin’s live music scene on a tour led by a guide. Visit as many as three iconic clubs and up-and-coming venues and enjoy hearing live music with a group of fun fellow travelers. Don’t get caught listening to cover bands, listen to authentic music in one of the world’s music capitals.
- Live music tour in Austin Provides a great overview for first-time visitors
- Listen to a variety of live music at several venues
- Learn about the history of the Texas state capital
Get more information and book your Live Music Austin Crawl tour TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Monday
Prepare to be astounded by all the chicken wing varieties you’ll get to see in Austin’s very own chicken wing festival! Be prepared to bring a big appetite because there will be lots of things for you to try. There will be plenty of festival food, food challenges, mouth-watering chicken wings, craft beer and other alcohol and, of course, live music.
When: Monday, January 30, 2023
Where: Location will be revealed after ticket purchase
How Much: $0 – $45
Fun Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Tuesday
Travel back in time and communicate with spirits of the dead in this immersive seance experience. The event features a seance occurring in Austin in the year 1900 after a deadly flood where more than fifty Austin residents drowned. When you arrive, you’ll be assigned a short family history featuring a deceased loved one and you’ll be invited to participate in the seance alongside the small cast. To create an intimate experience, the 70-minute event is limited to 18 guests per showtime. And only those 16 and above are allowed to participate. Victorian costumes are also not required but highly celebrated.
When: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 | 6 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.
How much: $22
It’s time to go retro! How long has it been since you last played Taboo or Clue? Relive all the fun you had with those retro games with your crew this Tuesday at Pinstack! They’ll have all your favorite throwback board games ready which you can pair with their Tuesday Half-Price Games in their massive game room. Also, don’t forget to check out their great food and innovative adult beverages.
When: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 | 4 p.m.
How much: Free
Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Wednesday
Have you ever wondered what comedians do during the week when they’re not off touring or performing? Well, they’re not just laying around waiting for the jokes to drop out of thin air. They’re at comedy clubs working on new material. And that’s why this show is titled as is. Here, you’ll see comedians of all statuses working out material much like lifting weights or doing yoga but in comedy form. You’ll get to see their jokes evolve and you’ll also get to see them fail a few times. Whichever it is, what’s sure is that this show will be a lot of fun. You never know who’s going to drop in so just watch out!
When: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 | 8 p.m.
How much: $20
Deal Alert – Check out the Austin Ghost and Bat Segway Tour for just $69.99 for 2 adults!
Discover another side of Austin on a 2.5-hour Segway tour that features bats and ghosts. Offered from March to October, this nighttime ride through downtown Austin visits haunted hotels and buildings, famous landmarks, and the world’s largest urban bat colony. See the Texas State Capitol Building, Lady Bird Lake, Austin Convention Center, the 6th Street Entertainment district, Moonlight Towers, and more
- Learn to ride a Segway in a few easy steps
- Hear the ghostly tales behind Austin’s historic buildings
- Look for bats from the huge bat colony at the Congress Avenue Bridge
- See landmarks including the Texas State Capitol building and Austin Convention Center
Get more information and book your Austin Ghost and Bat Segway tour TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Thursday
Have you ever imagined what a festive parade imagined by a clown would be? That’s what Corteo by Cirque du Soleil is. In it, the clown imagines his own funeral taking place with a carnival atmosphere as it is watched over by caring angels. Here, you’ll get to see the juxtaposition between the ridiculous with the tragic, the large and the small, and the charm of imperfection with the magic of perfection. And you’ll witness illusion teasing reality.
When: Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
How much: Starts at $49
Flogging Molly, the Irish American seven-piece Celtic band has been touring the world and making people dance to their unique brand of music for over a decade. And now, they’re coming to Austin to promote their new album “Anthem.” Grab a ticket and get ready to tap and dance to their irresistible music.
When: Thursday, February 2, 2023 | 8 p.m.
How much: Starts at $39
Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Friday
Join Krystal Ball and Sagaar Enjeti in their fearless anti-establishment Youtube show in challenging power wherever they find it. Here, you’ll watch them discuss a wide range of issues and maybe even provide a new perspective you’ve never thought of before. The format includes one populist left anchor and one populist right anchor who’ll give views from both sides of the political spectrum.
When: Friday, February 3, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
How much: $35 – $55
In “The Rose,” reality TV romance meets improv comedy. The improvised comedy cast will toss heteronormativity aside and simply let themselves find joy in the absurdity of reality TV romance. You’ll get to see drama, controversy, thrill, and a lot of humor in a completely different way.
When: Friday, February 3, 2023 | 8 p.m.
How much: $15 online | $20 at the door
Deal Alert – Food Tour of Downtown Austin – 2 adults for just $87
Stroll through the streets of downtown Austin on a guided urban gastronomy experience. Explore the city’s central and historic area and sample numerous foods—from BBQ brisket to Austin=style breakfast tacos. Along the way, you’ll discover some of the city’s popular sights and attractions. This tour is ideal for foodies and hungry visitors. The tour departs from a convenient location in the middle of Austin. What’s Included
- Austin-style breakfast taco
- Central Texas pit-style BBQ brisket
- Authentic Italian cannoli with a twist
- Chicken and potato tamales with black bean dip
- Gourmet doughnut
- Our delicious Secret Dish
Get more information and book your Food Tour of Downtown Austin TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin on Saturday – February 4, 2023
Join Austin’s 45th Carnaval Brasileiro celebration this weekend! The celebration will be powered by the pulsing music of samba drums, a parade of exotic costumes, and the euphoria of the thousands of attendees. You may come in your Carnava costumes or you may not. But simply expect the most wonderful, spectacular, and strange from Weird Austin.
When: Saturday, February 4, 2023, 8 p.m.
How Much: Starts at $35
Things to do in Austin this week of January 30, 2023 – Sunday
Celebrate Valentine’s early with your family, friends, or special person at the Valentine’s Market this weekend. There will be over 20 vendors offering art, handcrafted goods, food, and unique gifts. There will also be live music from Eraste, Avara, Emily Lacey, and DJ Provenance.
When: Sunday, February 5, 2023, 12 p.m.
How much: Free with RSVP
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