• APRIL AND MAY 2020

    For the latest updates about the status of each event, please check each event's website.

    Check out this list for a selection of the largest annual events in Austin during April & May. For a more extensive list of daily happenings, see the searchable Events Calendar.

    APRIL 2020

    Postponed - 9/19/20 9/19/20
    Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival 
    The Paramount Theatre and other locations
    Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival presented by the Paramount Theatre brings to Austin, TX some of the funniest, wittiest and oddest world-class comics from around the globe. National headliners, up-and-comers and local Austin-based comedians ensure three hilarious days of fun. 
    www.austintheatre.org

    Postponed - 11/13/20 - 11/15/20
    Austin Food + Wine Festival 
    Auditorium Shores and Republic Square Park
    Pamper your palate in one of the hippest cities in the country at the Austin Food + Wine Festival. Join top chef talent, sommeliers and winemakers from across the nation and Austin's own acclaimed gourmet scene for an indulgent, three-day epicurean adventure unlike any other, topped off with live musical performances.
    www.austinfoodandwinefestival.com

    Canceled
    Eeyore's Annual Birthday Party
    Pease Park
    Live music, local beer, food, acrobats and costume contests surround this annual gathering of Austin's most eclectic locals. Eeyore's Birthday serves as fundraiser to benefit many local non-profits. 
    www.eeyores.org

    Canceled
    Austin International Poetry Festival
    Various Locations
    Poets from around the world, country and all of Texas gather for four days of live performances, readings and workshops during the Austin International Poetry Festival in April of every year. AIPF provides an inclusive, diverse, multi-generational environment welcoming the broadest possible audience of poets and non-poets alike in appreciation of the spoken and written word.
    www.aipf.org

    Canceled
    Capitol 10K
    Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
    Texas' largest 10K race and one of the nation's top runs draws some 18,000 serious and not-so-serious runners. 
    www.cap10k.com

    Postponed
    Old Settler's Music Festival 
    Tilmon, TX
    Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and crafts, camping, food and libations. Acoustic jazz, blues and bluegrass are all performed by old-time local favorites and award-winning artists from around the world. 
    www.oldsettlersmusicfest.org

    Postponed
    Art City Austin Festival 
    Republic Square
    Nearly 200 national artists, top local restaurants, two music stages and hands-on art activities make this one of the city's favorite festivals. 
    www.artallianceaustin.org

    Canceled
    AutoNation INDYCAR Challenge
    Circuit of The Americas
    North America’s premier open-wheel racing championship makes its way to COTA for the INDYCAR Challenge. This event offers the opportunity to see some of the greatest drivers in the world up close, as well as adding the essential Austin touch of live music.
    www.circuitoftheamericas.com

    Canceled
    Fusebox Festival
    Various Locations
    Fusebox is a hybrid arts festival that champions adventurous works of art in theater, dance, film, music, literature, visual and culinary arts. The festival takes place over 5 days in venues and locations all over the city. Hundreds of local, national and international artists across all disciplines converge for one of the most unique cultural events in the country. 
    www.fuseboxfestival.com

    Canceled
    Austin Reggae Fest
    Auditorium Shores
    A fundraiser for the Capital Area Food Bank, Reggae Fest features three days of reggae, world and dub talent, along with more than 50 vendors selling food and arts & crafts. 
    www.austinreggaefest.com

    Postponed
    Weird Homes Tour
    Around Town
    This wacky annual event showcases what "Keep Austin Weird" is all about. Tour a selection of the most creative homes around town and meet the homeowners who keep our wacky culture thriving.
    www.weirdhomestour.com

    MAY 2020

    5/25/20
    Life Time Tri CapTex 
    Lady Bird Lake, Downtown Austin
    The Life Time triathlon attracts all levels of athletes from top ranked professionals to first-time triathletes. The event includes the USA Paratriathlon National Championship, sprint and international distances, First Tri distance and sprint and international distance relays. 
    www.captextri.com

    5/25/20
    Memorial Day
    Around town
    Camp, hike, barbecue, tube and chill – whatever you do, get out and make the most of this long holiday weekend in Austin. Check out our Memorial Day Weekend Things to Do at the Austin Insider Blog.

    Latino Music Month
    Various Venues
    The many Latino music genres are showcased during performances on the Plaza at Austin City Hall each Friday at noon. Other special events throughout the month are presented as well.

    Canceled
    The Rookie Tri
    Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
    For true rookie triathletes and veterans alike. The Rookie Triathlon course is a 300 meter swim, 11.2 mile bike and 2 mile run. And don't miss the finish line party complete with food and drink (including beer!) needed to re-fuel.
    www.therookietri.com

    TBA
    Blues on the Green
    Zilker Park
    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 performances by top local bands.
    www.acl-radio.com

    Canceled
    Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival 
    East Sixth Street
    A free, family event, the Pecan Street Festival is the oldest and largest art festival in Central Texas. Musicians, food vendors, artists and crafts people turn Sixth Street - historically called Pecan Street - into a lively street fair where there is something for people of all ages. 
    www.pecanstreetfestival.org

    Canceled
    Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
    Various Locations
    The festival showcases contemporary films and videos from Latin America (North, Central, South America and the Caribbean) and the Iberian Peninsula. Films and videos made by or about Latinos in the U.S. or the rest of the world, as well as films and videos by or about indigenous groups of the Americas are also invited to participate.
    www.cinelasamericas.org

    Postponed
    West Austin Studio Tour 
    Across West Austin
    The West Austin Studio Tour is a free, self-guided tour that celebrates Austin's talented and wildly diverse creative community. The public is invited to discover new artistic talent, see working studios, learn about artists' tools, techniques and inspirations, explore galleries and a variety of exhibitions, and immerse themselves in the arts and local business communities.
    bigmedium.org/west

    Postponed
    JMBLYA
    Circuit of The Americas
    One day, traveling festival makes its stop in Austin this May. The festival showcases some of the most sought-after talent in hip-hop music, with performances from Lil TJay, bbno$, Kaash Paige, Delly and more.
    www.jmblya.com

    Canceled
    Hot Luck Festival
    Around Town
    The Hot Luck: Live Food & Music festival returns to honor the soul, sweat and DIY diversity of the food and music world. The festival is an eat-with-your-fingers picnic and party experience that highlights open-pit feats of culinary know how, and music in your ears that is as thoughtfully created as the food on your plate. Come hungry, thirsty, and bring your dancin boots.
    www.hotluckfest.com

     
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