There are plenty of fun things to do in Austin this Weekend of March 24 which include Water Lantern Festival, NASCAR at COTA, Southern Heights 5k Beer Run, and more!
Whether you’re planning a date or having fun with friends, these events and things to do in Austin this weekend may be right for you.
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 weekend of March 24, 2023 – Friday
Austin Dance Festival
It’s time to dance your heart out because the Austin Dance Festival is back! Expect three days of professional dance showcases, an international dance on film screening, master classes, and concerts featuring provoking, intense playful, and fiercely creative performances.
When: Friday, March 24 – 26, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
How Much: $15 – $25
NASCAR at COTA
Race fans, get ready for an unforgettable weekend at the Circuit of the Americas! With the NASCAR Cup series, the NASCAR Xfinity series, and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, the weekend will be packed to the brim with action. Make sure not to miss it!
When: Friday, March 24 – 26, 2023, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617
How Much: $20 – $275
Celebrating Women in Jazz Concert
Throughout history, women have been helping to shape the jazz scene with sultry and sassy singing, haunting horns, beguiling bass, dynamic drumming, and poetic piano. And this weekend, the Women in Jazz Association will be celebrating their achievements and contributions in the genre with an all-women show. This show will showcase Austin’s best jazz talents and help promote the education and importance of the genre to the world.
When: Friday, March 24, 2023, 7 p.m.
Where: Monks Jazz Club, 501 Pedernales St Suite 2E, Austin, TX 78702
How Much: $35
The Cathedral Open House
Celebrate the art of Austin’s emerging women artists at this weekend’s Cathedral Open House. Enjoy their art in a one-of-a-kind setting and shop over 200+ original works and thousands of prints. There will also be a complimentary bar where you can grab refreshing drinks throughout the day.
When: Friday, March 24, 2023, 7 p.m.
Where: The Cathedral, 2403 E 16th St, Austin, TX 78702
How Much: $15 – $25
Drive-By Truckers in Concert
Enjoy the unique sound of Drive-By-Truckers as they come to Austin in support of their new album “Welcome 2 Club XIII” this weekend. Grab your tickets and get ready to make some noise.
When: Friday, March 24, 2023, 8 p.m.
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
How Much: Starts at $25
Deal Alert – Small Group BYOB Sunset Boat Tour on Lake Travis
It can be tricky to choose the best spot to watch an Austin sunset without doing lots of research, but this tour makes the decision for you and showcases magnificent sunset views from the water. Sail out along the clear waters of Lake Travis on a small-group boat tour and enjoy captain commentary about local sights and Austin’s history.
- 90 minutes tour
- Access unobstructed views of Austin at sunset from the water
- Avoid expensive bar tabs and bring your own drinks with you
- Great photo opportunities of the sun setting over Lake Travis Pass by a filming location from “Spy Kids”—Starnes Island
Get more information and book your BYOB Sunset Tour on Lake Travis TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin on Saturday, March 25, 2023
Water Lantern Festival
Spend a magical night with your loved ones and enjoy the sight of thousands of beautiful lanterns floating on the water at the Water Lantern Festival. The event is all about connections. And aside from the lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope, and dreams, there will also be food, activities, games, vendors, and music.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
How Much: $16.99 – $25.99
Southern Heights 5k Beer Run
Break a sweat, give back to the community, have fun, and have a beer! The fun run will start at the Southern Heights Brewing Co taproom at 11 a.m. Then, it will weave through the northeast area of Austin and end back at Southern Heights. Run, walk, jog – whatever floats your boat.
Once you cross the finish line, you’ll get a craft brew from Southern Heights, a choice of seasonal swag items from the Brewery Running Series, access to event festivities like live music, games, giveaways, and goodies, and a chance to win sweet door prizes like merch or beer to take home.
A portion of the proceeds will go to local nonprofits like Central TX Food Bank and more.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 11 a.m.
Where: Southern Heights Brewing Co, 6014 Techni Center Dr ste 2-101, Austin, TX 78721
How Much: $30
North Loop Pop-Up Small Business Saturday Market
Support some of Austin’s best small businesses this weekend and take home unique vintage clothing/ decor, art, jewelry, plants, records, and so much more. There will also be live music and food and drinks to ensure you have the energy to check out all the vendors coming to the event.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Beardbrand Headquarters, 1000 E 51st St, Austin, TX 78751
Hill County Galleria Saturday Night Concert Series
The annual Saturday Night Concert Series of Hill County Galleria is back! Every Saturday for seven weeks, the venue will feature local favorites like Rosie Flores, Bob Schneider, Two Tons of Steel, and so much more. Bring your very own blanket or chair for maximum comfort while enjoying the performances.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 7 p.m.
Where: Hill County Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, TX 78738
How Much: Free
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 this weekend of March 24, 2023 – Sunday
With her beautiful voice and sassy personality, Sabrina has gained the hearts of millions of fans all around the world. And now, she’s coming to Austin in support of her 2022 album “Emails I Can’t Send.”
When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, 8 p.m.
Where: ACL Live and 3TEN at ACL Live, 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
How much: Starts at $35
SHAGADELIC Handcrafted + Vintage Market
Do you love vintage items? Or do you simply love supporting small Austin businesses? Well, here’s a market worth checking out this weekend. Local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors will be flowing the Shag Salon parking lot with plenty of unique wares so make sure to check out each one.
When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: The Shag Salon, 2203 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
How much: Free
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