Austin Events Calendar: June & July 2024

For the latest updates about the status of each event, please check each event's website.

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.

June 2024 Austin Events and Festivals

5/23/24 - 8/15/24
The Drop-In Summer Concert Series
Long Center
ACL Radio & The Long Center teamed up to bring you a free weekly concert series on the Long Center lawn all summer long. The event features a diverse lineup of Austin’s favorite and emerging artists in the heart of downtown.
thelongcenter.org

​5/25/24 - 9/1/24
Paramount Summer Classic Film Series
The Paramount Theatre
Flashing marquee lights. Buttery popcorn. Colossal screen. It’s that movie palace atmosphere, an air-conditioned oasis. THIS is how movies were meant to be seen. The 49th Annual Paramount Summer Classic Film Series presented by CapMetro returns in May. New films will be announced each month.
austintheatre.org

5/30/24 - 6/2/24
ATX Television Festival
Downtown Austin
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.
atxfestival.com

6/11/24 - 6/12/24
Blues on the Green
Zilker Park
ACL Radio's Blues on the Green is back for another year at Zilker Park. This annual, family-friendly concert is free and open to all so bring your cooler, lay out your picnic blankets and get ready to rock the park. 
acl-radio.com/blues-on-the-green

6/15/24
​​Central Texas Juneteenth 2K, Parade & Celebration 
Historic East Austin 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 parade with floats and entertainment, and a celebration with food and local vendors at Rosewood Park.
juneteenthcentraltexas.com

6/15/24
Stay Black and Live: Juneteenth Festival
George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Genealogy Center
The George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center hosts the 5th annual Stay Black & Live City-Wide Juneteenth Celebration. This community festival will feature live music, cookout, and more.​
juneteenthatx.com

6/16/24
19th Fest
Waterloo Park
Join 19th Fest and celebrate Juneteenth with a day full of food, culture and community. The festival will also feature kid-friendly activities, live music, retail vendors and more.
19thfest.com

6/26/24 - 6/30/24
​Austin Asian American Film Festival
AFS Cinema
The Austin Asian American Film Festival (AAAFF) celebrated feature filmmakers’ unique voices and create a forum where viewers can come together to experience the wide array of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) perspectives.
aaafilmfest.org

6/29/24
Austin African American Book Festival
George Washington Carver Museum
This free literary event showcases new works by and about African Americans. Notable speakers and authors will discuss their works and facilitate conversations.
aaabookfest.com

6/29/24 - 6/30/24
Sips & Sounds Summer Festival
Circuit of the Americas
Coca-Cola hosts the annual Sips & Sounds music festival featuring national headlining artists across two days and multiple stages. Enjoy stellar live music, premium listening experiences, and a selection of local food and drink vendors.
sipssoundsfest.com

6/30/24 & 7/2/24
Copa America Tournament Matches
Q2 Stadium
One of the longest-running and most prestigious international soccer tournaments is coming to Austin in 2024 for two matches at Q2 Stadium. On June 30th, Venezuela will take on Jamaica followed by Paraguay versus the winner of the Concacaf playoff on July 2nd. 
copaamerica.com

aGLIFF Pride Mini Film-A-Thon
Galaxy Theaters
Four feature films, one shorts program, a LIVE comedy show with America’s Got Talent finalist Julia Scotti including a screening of Susan Sandler’s award-winning documentary portrait Julia Scotti: Funny That Way, Live Q&As with film directors along with parties and more being offered the entire weekend celebrating pride with aGLIFF.
agliff.org

Premier Rugby Sevens
Q2 Stadium
America's biggest sevens stars are bringing rugby's greatest party to Austin. Watch eight teams compete in the fastest game on Earth.
prsevens.com

​Pride in Local Music Festival
Long Center for the Performing Arts
The Pride in Local Music concert event celebrates local music through the rainbow heartbeat of our great music city, produced by the Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The day features musical performances from local artists on the lawn at Long Center for the Performing Arts.
prideinlocalmusic.com

Stories About Comfort Food 
Austin Cinemaker Space
Listen in as seven storytellers will share meaningful stories inspired by their "comfort food". Guests will hear from a Netflix dating show celebrity, a millennial comedian & filmmaker, a celebrated Austin playwright, a journalist turned mosaic artist, a writer & tarot card reader, a retired Navy Chief, and an 82-year old Vietnamese American grandmother— and six are local Austinites. 
eventbrite.com

July 2024 Austin Events and Festivals

5/23/24 - 8/15/24
The Drop-In Summer Concert Series
Long Center
ACL Radio & The Long Center teamed up to bring you a free weekly concert series on the Long Center lawn all summer long. The event features a diverse lineup of Austin’s favorite and emerging artists in the heart of downtown.
thelongcenter.org

​5/25/24 - 9/1/24
Paramount Summer Classic Film Series
The Paramount Theatre
Flashing marquee lights. Buttery popcorn. Colossal screen. It’s that movie palace atmosphere, an air-conditioned oasis. THIS is how movies were meant to be seen. The 49th Annual Paramount Summer Classic Film Series presented by CapMetro returns in May. New films will be announced each month.
austintheatre.org

6/30/24 & 7/2/24
Copa America Tournament Matches
Q2 Stadium
One of the longest-running and most prestigious international soccer tournaments is coming to Austin in 2024 for two matches at Q2 Stadium. On June 30th, Venezuela will take on Jamaica followed by Paraguay versus the winner of the Concacaf playoff on July 2nd. ​
copaamerica.com

7/4/24
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Vic Mathias Shores
The Austin Symphony hosts an annual concert of patriotic music culminating in a spectacular firework display over Lady Bird Lake.
austinsymphony.org

7/4/24
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration
Hill Country Galleria
Shopping, music, barbecue, fireworks and fun for the whole family, including the dogs.
hillcountrygalleria.com

7/12/24 - 8/17/24
Zilker Summer Musical
Zilker Hillside Theater
Pack a picnic and come enjoy the free, annual musical at the Zilker Hillside Theater. The outdoor theatre troupe will host live performances Thursdays through Sundays, beginning around 8:15 p.m.
zilker.org

Hot Summer Nights
Red River Cultural District
Each summer, 20 venues throughout the Red River Cultural District host four days of free live music, alongside local food and vendors. Local acts like Golden Dawn Arkestra, Emily Wolfe, Moving Panoramas, Ringo Deathstarr and more have taken over stages in past years to celebrate summer in the Live Music Capital of the World®.
redriverculturaldistrict.org