7 Fun Things to Do in Austin This Weekend: May 5-7
, 2023-05-03 23:16:00,
1 / Celebrate Cinco De Mayo
Honor the anniversary of Mexico’s 1862 victory over the second French Empire with a Cinco De May Extravaganza at Hotel Vegas. A variety of deejays and Mariachi Mexico Lindo Austin will take over the patio and Volstead, while guests take advantage of free tacos, pinatas, and paletas. Need to cool off? Pop inside Hotel Vegas to see a lineup of even more musicians, including Las Chicas En 12 and El Tule. This 21+ event is free and open to the public. Learn more here. May 5, 3 p.m.-2 a.m., 1502 E. Sixth St.
2 / Jam out at Rock the Park
Enjoy the spring weather this Friday at KUTX’s Rock the Park, featuring DJ Jester the Filipino at 6:45 p.m. and Urban Heat at 7:30. This free, family-friendly concert will take place outside at the Mueller Lake Park Amphitheatre, so don’t forget your picnic blankets and bug spray! Learn more here. May 5, 6:45 p.m., Mueller Lake Park
3 / Experience the 14th UTOPiAfest
Want to experience a utopia? This weekend, a quick drive to Burnet will get you there. This two-day festival features nonstop music, yoga experiences, disc golf games, multiple workshops throughout the weekend, and a family-friendly kids zone. Check out the lineup and purchase tickets here. May 5-6, times vary, 105 Co Road 114, Burnet
4 / Pick Your Own Blooms
Miley knows best: you really can buy yourself flowers. Brighten up your home and fill up on good food at the inaugural Sweet Eats Food and Flowers Festival this weekend. The best part? With more than 64 varieties of vibrant plants to choose from, guests are invited to design their own bouquets. Learn more and purchase tickets here. May 5-7, times vary, 14400 E. State Hwy. 29, Georgetown
5 / Score Big at the 2023 Austin Record Convention
Declared the largest sale of recorded music in the U.S., the Austin Record Convention will be back and bigger than ever this weekend at The Palmer Events Center. More than 300 different dealers from across the globe will be there to offer rare and sought-after vinyl, CDs, memorabilia, and more. Ready to expand your record collection? General admission tickets start at $5. May 6-7, times vary, 900 Barton Springs Road
6 / Chow Down at a Crawfish Boil
MaieB, Olamaie, and Little Ola’s Biscuit are joining forces to host a crawfish boil like no other. On the menu: Menudo Acocil (a menudo-style boil), The Texas Cajun Boil (crawfish pie), Spicy Viet-Cajun Boil, and—of course—the classic Crawfish Boil. Sip on libations…
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