Explore Austin

Austin Events

There's always plenty to do in Austin and the weekend of October 25-27 will be no exception. If you're ready to step off the Forty Acres, here are some local events happening this weekend:

Austin Favorites

Some things never go out of style. Here are some great places in the heart of a great city we think you’ll want to see sometime during your student’s UT years: 

  • Zilker Park/Barton Springs Pool 
  • Zilker Botanical Garden 
  • Mount Bonnell 
  • The Greenbelt  
  • Elisabet Ney Museum 
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum  
  • The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center
  • Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
  • South Congress 
  • Peter Pan Mini Golf
  • The Veloway 
  • Esther’s Follies
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Hungry in Austin?

Looking to grab a bite to eat? Here are just a few iconic Austin eateries you may want to experience while in Austin. Ask your Longhorn for recommendations, too:

  • Torchy's Tacos
  • Taco Deli
  • Kerbey Lane Cafe
  • P. Terry's
  • Sandy's Hamburgers
  • Chuy's
  • Trudy's
  • Green Mesquite
  • Hoover's
  • Uchi
  • The Oasis
  • El Arroyo
  • Amy’s Ice Creams
  • Dirty Martin’s Hamburgers
  • The Salt Lick BBQ
  • Ironworks BBQ
  • Stubb’s BBQ – Sunday Gospel Brunch
  • El Patio
  • Matt’s El Rancho