JUNE AND JULY 2017
Check out this list for a selection of the largest annual events in Austin during June & July. For a more extensive list of daily happenings, see the searchable Events Calendar.
6/8/17 - 6/11/17
ATX Television Festival
ATX Festival is the first festival devoted to Television's history and future. It functions like a traditional film festival with premieres of new series, current hits and cult favorites. ATX Television Festival also offers access to the industry's leading professionals with cast and creator Q&A's and panels focusing on innovation in both production and content delivery.
6/8/17 - 6/11/17
Republic of Texas Biker Rally
Travis County Exposition Center and Sixth Street
The state's largest motorcycle gathering attracts thousands of bikers for rides, parades and music.
6/15/17 - 6/17/17
Pan Am Park and Various Locations
Solstice Festival returns for its fourth annual celebration of music, art, technology and life! Join the Summer Solstice festivities in Austin to celebrate World Music Day. The fest will host concerts at multiple venues around the Red River Entertainment District, plus 10 hours of nonstop music at Pan Am Park. Featuring performances from nationally renowned artists, local bands, yoga workshops, an art village and more.
Central Texas Juneteenth 2K, Parade & Celebration
MLK Blvd. and Rosewood Park
Juneteenth, also known as "Freedom Day" or "Emancipation Day," is the oldest known African American celebration commemorating the end of slavery. This annual event features a 2K walk/run, parade floats and entertainment and celebration at Rosewood Park.
African American Book Festival
George Washington Carver Museum
This free, annual literary event showcases new works by and about African Americans. Notable speakers and authors will discuss their works and facilitate conversations.
Keep Austin Weird Fest & 5K
Anything is possible at this decade-old Austin extravaganza! Run, skip or race through the streets of downtown Austin wearing the wackiest costume. Unofficially known as "the slowest 5K you will ever run," this race is designed for amusement and fun.
6/29/17 - 7/2/17
Austin WebFest's mission is to provide a cultural alternative to the commercial film experience, and to celebrate and showcases quality Web series along with hosting amazing panels.
Fourth of July Fireworks and Symphony
Vic Mathias Shores (formerly Auditorium Shores)
The Austin Symphony hosts an annual concert of patriotic music culminating in a spectacular firework display over Lady Bird Lake.
Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic
Circuit of The Americas
Willie Nelson will return to Circuit of The Americas for his 44th annual Independence Day picnic and music fest. This day-long event features a star-studded lineup, headlined by Nelson himself, and a patriotic fireworks display at the end of the night.
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration
Hill Country Galleria
Shopping, music, barbecue, fireworks and fun for the whole family, including the dogs.
Grab your boots and lederhosen! Texanische Nacht celebrates German-Texas heritage with tasty Tex Mex and a live swing/dance band.
7/15/17 - 7/16/17
Body Mind Spirit Expo
Palmer Events Center
This holistic expo focuses on advancements in spiritual and planetary awakening with like-minded souls.