Mark Your Calendar: August 2019 Events in Austin
Spend the dog days of summer at one of these cool Austin events. From food festivals to vintage shopping days and more, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this August.
Daytime Harvest Festival
4545 Old Reliance Rd | Aug 3 | 8a | Website
Enjoy a variety of activities such as grape stomping, barrel tasting and a big Kahuna Contest at Messina Hoff Estate Winery to start off the month.
Zilker Summer Musical: The Little Mermaid
2201 Barton Springs Road | July 12- Aug 17 | 8:15p | Website
Bring the family, a blanket and some snacks with you to sing along with the tunes of this beloved Disney show at the Zilker Lawn.
City-Wide Garage Sale
Palmer Events Center | August 10-11, August 31-September 1 | Sat 10a-5p, Sun 11a-5p | Website
Find some unique gems at this vintage flea market -- Admission is $7 for individuals over 12 years of age and $12 for early shopping.
Le Garage Sale
Palmer Events Center | August 24-25 | Sat 11a-6p, Sun 11a-5p | Website
Be sure to bring your wallet to Le Garage Sale! You’ll surely find some great bargains from your favorite local boutiques while sipping cocktails and listening to live music.
Congress Ave Bridge | Aug 24 | 4p-12a | Website
Join the city at Congress Avenue Bridge to witness Mexican free-tailed bats ascend from under your feet. Partake in a costume contest, enjoy family-friendly activities and chow down on some tasty Austin food while you’re there.
Annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
Fiesta Gardens | August 25 | 11a-5p | Website
Enjoy tastings from local restaurants, a hot sauce competition and live music at one of Austin’s largest food events. Proceeds benefit the Central Texas Food Bank.