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
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 balloons float over Lake Travis in the early morning at this annual family-friendly event.
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Dry Comal Creek Grape Stomp
Dry Comal Creek Vineyards
For two weekends, head to New Braunfels for this competitive couples stomping event and the chance for your name to be printed on the label of Dry Comal Creek's 2016 "Foot Pressed" red table wine.
Austin Ice Cream Festival
The Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival is fun for the whole family. Games, activities, contests, live entertainment and of course, ice cream, will keep you cool and happy.
NAGAAA Softball World Series
This year, the Gay Softball World Series heads to Austin to celebrate its 40th Anniversary. The world-class event will feature over 5,000 athletes, coaches and fans in attendance from over 43 cities across the US and Canada.
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.
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
If you wanna beat the heat this summer then you gotta eat the heat! Join the Austin Chronicle for one of the world's largest hot sauce festivals.
Capital City Black Film Festival
Now in its fourth year, CCBFF celebrates African American filmmakers from across the nation and provides a stage for burgeoning talent. This festival packs in the fun with four-days of events, seminars, parties, screenings and more.
Austin Pride Festival & Parade
The PRIDE Festival is the largest annual LGBTQ advocacy and fundraising event in Central Texas! Dozens of non-profit organizations and social clubs use the Festival as a platform to inform and interact with the thousands of attendees. Each year, countless people find new organizations to join, causes to support and opportunities to volunteer.
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
Comedians from around the country show Austinites their comedy chops and throw down in a mini-golf tourney.
It doesn’t matter if you live in Austin, Round Rock, Hutto, Pflugerville, Kyle, Buda, Leander, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Taylor, or anywhere in between, there is plenty of great live music, food, and family fun to be enjoyed by all. Gather your friends and appetite and head to your favorite event this season!
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