There are plenty of fun things to do in Austin this weekend of July 1-3, 2022, including Party at Independence, RTX 2022, and much 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.
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Things to do in Austin this Weekend – Friday, July 1, 2022
Okay now, it’s the Fourth of July weekend and we’re here to start it off right with a Party at Independence (Brewing Company). Not only do you get great drinks at this party but you’ll also get a great party and comedy show. What’s not to love about this Friday plan?
When: Friday, July 1 | 6:00 p.m.
How much: $20.00 at door
If you don’t know who Blair Gallacher is yet, you will remember her after visiting ICOSA to catch her latest project: Longing. ‘Longing’ was created with a combination of artistic mediums, from oil pastels to watercolors, gouache, and more. But beyond the physical manifestation of Gallacher’s obvious artistic talent lies a beautiful collection of words and feelings from friends, strangers, social media followers, and acquaintances. The result? You’ll have to go see it (and feel it) for yourself.
When: Friday, July 1 | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
How much: Free
From podcasters to gamers and more, RTX 2022 is the convention you want to attend if you have anything to do with the world of gaming, podcasting, or animation. From meet and greets to live shows, and exhibits, this weekend-long event is worth attending.
When: Friday, June 1 | 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
How much: Starting at $52.00
Our amazing women’s soccer team will be playing the SA Athenians on Friday and Sunday! Be there or be square!
When: Friday, July 1 | 7:30 p.m.
How much: Free
Things to do in Austin this Weekend – Saturday, July 2, 2022
If you are a Lego nerd or your kids are, bring your family to Brick Rodeo to catch a glimpse at an amazing display of Lego creations. Be prepared to have to buy some Legos because chances are that you’re going to want to go home and build some Lego things yourself.
When: Saturday, July 2| 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
How much: $10.00
Keep Austin Dogs Weird, and also, keep them happy and healthy! With several Austin shelters combining forces for an adoption event, you can drop on by to see if your heart meets your forever pup. Chances are, you will. These puppers need their forever homes–is yours one of them?
When: Saturday, July 2 | 11:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.
How much: $8.00
We’ve all seen the Sound of Music, right? So you’re bound to have a good time at this improvised musical. However, just because the title is Sound of Made Up Music doesn’t mean that you’re only going to get Sound of Music tunes. Attend the event to enjoy some of your favorite classics.
When: Saturday, July 2 | 8:00 p.m.
How much: $12.00 – $18.00
From comics to books from indie authors, this is an event that is bound to attract book nerds of many types.
When: Saturday, July 2 | 2:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Things to do in Austin this Weekend – Sunday, July 3, 2022
A giant waterslide for grownups? What?! Yes, come on down to The Cavalier on Sunday for a great party that won’t disappoint. There will be music and grilling as well for a complete 4th of July partay!
When: Sunday, July 3 | 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
How much: Free
Fourth & Co. has been doing Sunday drag brunches for a while now and they don’t seem to be going out of style anytime soon. Why would they with the likes of Leia Sakura Dior and Diamond Dior Davenport sharing their talent with the world to enjoy?
When: Sunday, July 3 | 1:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
How much: $10.00 cover
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