Austin August Events
Austin always has a ton of great events, festivals, concerts and more no matter what time of year it is. Here are some top activities to do around the city in August.
Zilker Summer Musical – through 8/18/18. This year features performances Thursday through Sunday evenings of “All Shook Up”. For more information, visit www.zilker.org.
Blues on the Green – 8/8/18. Come see the last performance in Austin’s largest free concert series that runs May through August. For more information, visit www.kgsr.com.
Bat Fest – 8/18/18. Come experience the world’s largest urban bat colony take flight from under the Congress Avenue Bridge and enjoy live music, child-friendly activities and more. For more information, visit www.roadwayevents.com.
Quesoff – 8/25/18. Love queso? Then you’ll love this event! 30 vendors will go head to head in four categories – Spicy, Meaty, Veggie and Wild Card. Come taste these exciting concoctions by purchasing a bag of chips for $5. For more information, visit www.mohawkaustin.com.
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival – 8/26/18. Come check out this event presented by the Austin Chronicle and taste a variety of salsas at one of the world’s largest hot sauce festivals right here in Austin! For more information, visit www.austinchronicle.com.
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival – 8/28/18-9/3/18. Get ready to laugh as comedians from around the country come to Austin to show off their best material. There is also a mini-golf tournament! For more information, visit www.outofboundscomedy.com.