Austin Activities

Posted by on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 10:08am.

Austin activitiesWith its balmy climate, Austin rocks all year round. The city offers everything from fireworks, festivals, and real Texas rodeos to authentic pubs with well-rounded Texan beer, trendy bistros and laid back cafés specialising in healthy, homemade fare.

Here we provide an overview of just some of the key activities that keep Austin residents (and thousands of visitors) entertained year round.

What to do in Austin in the springtime

As the bluebonnets, Blackfoot daisies, and butterfly weeds burst out all over Hill Country, Austin shakes off the last of winter with a series of springtime festivals.

The four-day Euphoria Fest, featuringelectronica and hip hop, is one of the most popular music festivals in Texas. Attractions include a killer line-up, awesome interactive art installations, and camping at the Carson Creek Ranch.

The annual Austin Food & Wine Festival offers culinary demos, beer, wine, and cocktail tastings, and a host of special events, from Rock Your Taco and Taste of Texas, to five-course meals served under the stars.

A premier Austin event that has been wowing audiences since 1938 is the 15-day Rodeo Austin. Along with livestock shows and the adrenalin-fueled Top 10 ProRodeo, the event features daily live music performances by top artists - in the past, including American music icons like Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton.

Summer is fun time in the Texas capital

In the heat of the Texas summer, there's an array of sizzling activities designed to keep you cool and content. You can dine al fresco under the inky night sky, swim in the Colorado River, or wander across to legendary venues for a slice of Austin hospitality.

For a unique combination of iconic Hollywood blockbusters and accompanying musical tributes by local bounds, don't miss the annual Sound & Cinema festival,on the Long Center lawn.

In popular Zilker Park, summer is marked by the annual Blues on the Green concert, with leading blues bands from across Texas playing for free. Also expect seasoned food vendors, selling everything from popcorn and ice cream to barbecued ribs.

Best fall Austin activities

As the leaves gradually turn shades of red and gold, Austin rolls out a plethora of indoor and outdoor activities.

If you're into pop culture, attend the Wizard World Comic Con for comic books, toys, video games, and collectibles.

Take a family excursion to Sweet Berry Farms and you can stuff scarecrows, feed livestock, take tractor rides, and even paint weird expressions on plump, overripe pumpkins. Also don't miss the Fall Fun Harvest, with a range of family-friendly activities.

One of the highlights of the year is the Texas Book Festival, a top literary event featuring book readings, panel discussions, book signings, live music, and a range of activities for kids.

Austin events in winter

When the weather finally turns from hot to warm, you'll know you're in the midst of the Texas winter. There's no snowboarding, sledding, or tobogganing, but there are plenty of activities to keep Austin residents entertained.

The Carnaval Brasileiro kicks off the winter in fine style with glamorous Samba dancing, wild costumes, and live performances of Latin music.

Last but not least, what better way to brighten up winter than with the unpretentious but ever-popular combination of bacon and good beer! At the annual Bacon and Beer Festival, you can sample adventurous bacon-based dishes, paired with locally produced craft beers.

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