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Fareground’s Summer Backyard Cookout Benefiting Emancipet Live Music

  • Fareground
  • 111 Congress Ave.
  • Austin, TX 78701
  • June 22, 2018
  • Time: 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Free

The Fareground team will feature grill specials, available for the first 150 guests. The first 50 guests will receive a free plate of a hot dog and sides, and subsequent 100 plates will be available for $5 a plate, with proceeds benefitting Emancipet. Plates will feature sides provided by Fareground’s vendors, including Cobs Estilo Mexicano from Dai Due Taquería, Potato Salad from Easy Tiger, Charred Broccoli from Contigo, Watermelon Salad with Feta from Antonelli’s Cheese Shop, BBQ Style Eel Rolls from Ni-Komé and Mini Monster Cookies from Henbit.

Fareground vendors will feature their usual happy hour food specials from 3 to 6 p.m., and the Fareground Bar will offer libations at happy hour pricing until 10 p.m.

Tunes will be provided by a live DJ set by Mixer Rogers from 6 to 10 p.m. Additionally, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a cornhole tournament at 6:30 p.m., for an entry fee of $5 per team, with proceeds benefiting Emancipet. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winning teams will receive $75, $50 and $25 Fareground Bar gift certificates, respectively. Sign up will be available at the Fareground Bar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Local sponsors for the Summer Backyard Cookout include Zilker Brewing, Austin Beer Works, St. Elmo Brewing and Tito’s Vodka. Tito’s will also have a cash bar at the event serving up a specialty cocktail, and all proceeds will go directly to Emancipet. Guests can expect to receive a variety of swag, beer and other prizes from sponsors during the event.

Fareground’s Summer Backyard Cookout Benefiting Emancipet