Things To Do In Austin

Things To Do In Austin Texas — August 2022

Austin has no shortage of fun things to do in August! Check out comedy shows, concerts, and more things to do in Austin, Texas!

Austin has no shortage of fun things to do in August! Check out comedy shows, concerts, and more.

Things To Do In Austin

things to do in austin:

In the Heights

July 22-August 7

This groundbreaking show weaves together Latin rhythms, hip-hop, and pop to tell a story about a diverse community chasing the American dream.

Zilker Summer Musical 

July 8-August 13

Watch “Newsies” the musical outside this summer. B​​ring your blankets between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to reserve your spot on the hillside. 

Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

July 8-August 28

Head to Circuit of the Americas to witness a life-sized, up-close, never-before-seen perspective of the greatest masterpieces by Michelangelo.

Paramount Summer Classic Film Series

August 1-31

Come celebrate 48 years of the Paramount Summer Classic Film Series with a showcase of iconic movies. Don’t forget the popcorn!

Mean Girls

August 2-7

Catch Broadway in Austin by attending this hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team that includes Tina Fey. 

Open Studios at Canopy

August 6

Artists at this arts complex in Central East Austin will open up their studios to the general public.

Kevin Hart: Reality Check Tour

August 7

Catch comedian and movie star Kevin Hart as he comes to town on his first major tour in four years. 

The Drop-In Summer Concert Series

August 4-11

Each Friday an artist is announced and you can RSVP for free to attend the following Monday for their concert on the Hartman Concert Lawn.

Hot Summer Nights

August 4-6

Founded in 2017 as the Red River Cultural Disctrict’s first official district-wide event, this musical festival now plays host to tens of thousands of attendees.

Austin Fall Home & Garden Show

August 12-14

The Austin Home & Garden Show is a dynamic showcase of the nation’s best home and garden products and services.

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live 

August 13-14

Watch iconic Hot Wheels monster truck toys come to life in a full-size, kid-focused, immersive Hot Wheels® experience.

Austin Pride Parade & Festival

August 20 

Did you know that Austin celebrates Pride in August? Now you do! After being canceled the past 2 years due to the pandemic, the parade is back this year.

aGLIFF (All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival)

August 24-28

Watch a variety of films at PRISM, the 35th annual marquee LGBTQ+ film festival put on by AGLIFF.

Swedish House Mafia in Concert

August 25

This super group will be in Austin touring on their Paradise Again Tour at The Moody Center.

Austin Summer Carnival 

August 27

Dance the night away at this carnival that celebrates African Heritage with Brazilian, Latin, and Caribbean rhythms in Austin, Texas! 

Bat Fest 

August 27

Bat Fest returns to the Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin, TX on August 27, 2022. Bat Fest features 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerging from under the bridge at dusk, 2 stages with live music, more than 50 arts and crafts vendors, delicious food and drinks, fun children’s activities, a bat costume contest, and other bat-themed activities.

Le Garage Sale

August 27-28

Head to the Palmer Event Center to shop 100+ boutiques, brands, and designers to bring their wardrobe staples, luxe lingerie, and leisurewear, eye-catching accessories, children’s apparel, menswear, home decor pieces, apothecary concepts, art, and more. 

ATX Black Food Week 

August 30-September 5

Support local restaurants and enjoy food from fan favorites like Bird Bird Biscuit, Sam’s BBQ, and more. \

As originally published in Realty Austin.

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