Here are some fun Late Summer Events and things to do around the Cedar Park and Austin metro area.
Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline
@Lakeline Mall Parking Lot
Enjoy the last tastes of summer with fresh locally grown produce and home made treats. If you miss this one you can enjoy the market year-round, rain-or-shine.
Blues on the Green
Pack a blanket and the family and make your way to Zilker Park for this summertime tradition. Held monthly from May to August, Austin’s largest free concert series will welcome groovy performances by local up-and-comers and Austin legends.
@Congress Avenue Bridge
Celebrate this batty event as the world’s largest urban bat colony (1.5 million Mexican Free-Tailed Bats which take up seasonal residence beneath the Ann Richard’s Congress Street Bridge) take to the skies for their nightly flight. Enjoy live music, children activities, a costume contest and more.
@TXMOST in Cedar Park
Science Saturdays are geared towards families and are appropriate for all ages. Science Saturdays include live demos and hands-on stations set up around the museum
Cost: Regular Admission or Free for Members
Pirelli World Challenge
@Circuit of The Americas
Sports car racing enthusiasts don’t want to miss this unparalleled series at COTA. Top racers and race cars from around the world go head to head on the track for three full days of action. See website for event details and tickets.
Enjoy live music, food concessions, inflatables, face painting, carnival games and rides, washer tournament and fireworks at dark. Admission is free. Last day for pool, regular rates apply.
Time: 5 – 9 pm
Lone Star Le Mans
@Circuit of The Americas
This three-day event is COTA’s unique twist on the world’s greatest sports car endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The weekend features live music, interactive displays, an open paddock and nearly nine hours of racing, finishing under the stars – all topped off with a dazzling fireworks show.
Austin Museum Day
@Museums Across Austin
Organized by the Austin Museum Partnership, this special day features free exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites.
@Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from around the world.
Fall Pecan Street Festival
@Sixth Street Austin
The Pecan Street Festival is a free, bi-annual juried music, arts and crafts festival held on historic Sixth Street. The show proudly features over 300 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work.
Texas Craft Brewers Festival
The Texas Craft Brewers Fest is the largest beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. This annual event features the best of Texas craft beer and displays the thriving beer community across the Lone Star State.
Celebrate the 5th annual AustOberfest at Scholz Garten, the oldest continuously operating tavern in the state. This festival celebrates German heritage in Texas with beer, sausage, live music and bowling!