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What's UP in July - Your guide to Austins things to do July 2019




Welcome to Summer in Austin! Independence day is right around the corner, vacations are in full effect, and the entertainment is heating up! Check out What’s UP in Austin, TX this July.


H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks

7/4/19-Vic Mathias Shores

Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic

7/4/19-Circuit of The Americas

Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration

7/4/19-Hill Country Galleria


July 4th Frontier Days Celebration 

7/4/19 -Old Settlers Park, Round Rock


4th of July Parade & Celebration

7/4/19-Elizabeth Milburn Pool, Cedar Park


2019 Formula Sun Grand Prix

7/4/19 - 7/6/19-Circuit of The Americas

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What's UP in June! Austin's things to do guide-June 2019


Can you believe that half the year has gone by? As we celebrate graduations and summer starts to heat up, it's time to start getting out and seeing what this great city has to offer! Every month there is something exciting going on and you can be part of the local scene just by getting out there and taking part in the festivities. Not sure what to do? Check out what's going on in Austin this June!  UP Realty loves to share our favorite spots...


ATX Television Festival : 6/6/19 - 6/9/19 @ Downtown Austin

KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019: 6/7/19 @ HEB Center

Chili Pepper Festival: 6/8-6/9/19 @  Riverside, Austin

Art Bra Austin 2019: 6/8/19 @  JW Marriot

Travis Tritt & The

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 April is here! The flowers are blooming, the days are longer, and the weather, well...it's still trying to make up it's mind.  If you are looking for something fun to do around Austin in April, look no further! Here are some of our favorite things to do in Austin this month! 


Fiddler on the Roof

Bass Concert Hall

Roald Dahl's MATILDA The Musical

Zachary Scott Theater  

Texas UIL State Robotics Competition

Palmer Events Center

Capitol 10K


Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores

Lonestar Round Up

4/12/19 - 4/13/19
Travis County Expo Center

Citywide Garage Sale

Palmer Events Center  

Indigo Girls

The Paramount Theater

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March is here, 2019 is going by in a blur, and the weather is changing by the minute! Still, my favorite month of the year is March. This month brings some great times and festivities around Austin, including St. Patty's day and of course, the SXSW Music and Film festival. We take back our extra hour of daylight in March, we drink green beer, and we fight SXSW traffic all month long, who could ask for more! Who knows, you may be able to break out your shorts and t-shirts later this month, see some amazing blue bonnet fields bloom, and actually get to go outside and enjoy some decent weather. In the meantime,  check out these great events going on throughout Austin, TX and go find something fun to do! 




B. Iden Payne

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What’s Up in October, 2016


Fall is FINALLY here! As the temperature cools down, Austin,Texas festivities start to heat up! There are a lot of festivals, live music, and activities going on in October around town, just check out the list below. Our great city is known for such festivals like Austin City Limits Music Festival and Oktoberfest, a salute to German heritage, and don’t forget the Formula 1 Grand Prix! If you like getting scared silly, there are plenty of haunted houses to check out as well. Check out, What’s Up this October!

Austin City Limits Music Festival

9/30/16-10/2/16; 10/7/16-10/9/16
Zilker Park

Octonauts Live!

Austin City Limits Live


One World Theater

Grupo Corpo


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When someone says “Texas,” what do you imagine? Is it country singer George Strait perched atop an oil derrick in a football field, biting into a brisket sandwich while firing a gun in the air? Well, it’s that and more. Texas is an incredible place, a diverse and dynamic state that draws hundreds of thousands new residents each year. But is it right for you? Here are 53 reasons why you should live in the Lone Star State…




In Alaska, there are 365,000 miles of rivers and streams, and you’ll get hypothermia if all of them. In Texas, there are fewer rivers, but you can float down many of them in a rubber inner tube with a cooler of cold beverages at the ready. That’s living.


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 Here are some of UP Realty's favorite things to do in September. 

Tri-Rock Austin Triathlon 
Palmer Events Center 
The urban setting provides a swim start at the Stevie Ray Vaughn statue, a swim course in Lady Bird Lake, a bike course over the Congress Street Bridge and a run along Auditorium Shores. This event has a triathlon scene that rocks like no other! 

Free Day of Yoga 
Various Locations 
All day long, participating studios across the Austin area offer free classes as an opportunity for every age and fitness level. 

Austin Music Video Festival
Various Locations
Now in its second year, the Austin Music Video Fest celebrates Austin's lonstanding museic video heritage with

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With the triple digit heat we have in the summer time here in the great state of Texas, here are some great ways to save money on your energy bills...

10 simple ways to save energy and money this summer:

  1. Set your air conditioner thermostat as high as comfortable – we recommend 78ºF or higher when you’re at home, and 85ºF when you’re gone. Keep inside air vents clear from furniture and other objects.
    Thermostat at 78 degrees

  2. Have your central air conditioner tuned up and clean or replace filters monthly for more efficient operation.
  3. Minimize indoor heat: run the dryer and dishwasher at night on hot days and let your dishes air dry. Avoid heat-generating incandescent lighting and use a microwave, toaster oven or outdoor grill instead of the oven. It's best to
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We are just about midway through August, meaning the school year is approaching. For many students, this spells the end to sleeping in, vegetating in front of the TV, and staying out late with friends.

As you and your parents' anxiety builds in anticipation, you are all probably doing internet searches related to it. Well, Bing has been data-mining its search queries to find the top 5 most searched for Back-to-School topics, which you can read below. Number 5 is particularly shocking, don't you agree?

Here are the top 5 and an explanation from Microsoft's Bing on each.

  • Meal-planning tops the list this back-to-school season. This includes developing new ideas for providing healthy lunches. Use Bing’s image search to find healthy, fun and
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Here are some of UP Realty's favorite things to do in August.   

Zilker Summer Musical
Zilker Hillside Theatre
Pack a picnic and come enjoy the free, annual musical at the Zilker Hillside Theatre. The outdoor amphitheater will host performances of "Shrek The Musical" Thursdays through SUndays beginning around 8:15 p.m.

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 groovy performances by local up-and-comers Sweet Spirit and The Suffers.

Lake Travis Hot Air Balloon Flyover 
Mansfield Dam Park, Lake Travis
Watch dozens of picturesque hot air

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