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Pro bull riding, Austin FC and cars: Things to do in Austin this weekend

(Austin Gamblers)


🗓 All weekend

🎸 Gallery with Rolling Stones photos

East Austin’s Modern Rocks Gallery launched a new exhibition, “Fifty Years in Exile,” a collection of rare, unseen and vintage photographs from The Rolling Stones’ 1972 session with legendary photographer Norman Seeff.

11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday | 📍Modern Rocks Gallery, 916 Springdale Road

🤠 Austin Gamblers*

Catch Austin’s new professional bull riding team, the Austin Gamblers, this weekend for the first time in their home city. A pre-show on Friday will include a performance by Kane Brown. Single-day tickets start at $24.

6:45 p.m. Saturday, 12:15 p.m. Sunday | 📍Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr.

🗓 Friday

🛍 Roll on Over & Frida Friday

The Downtown Austin Alliance is continuing Austin’s birthday festivities at Republic Square with two free events. Roll on Over will bring a rollerskating performance from Ignite on Wheels. Additionally, over 40 vendors and food trucks will be there for Frida Friday.

6-8 p.m. | 📍Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.

⚽️ Austin FC

A big MLS game is happening in Austin this weekend. No. 2 Austin FC is going against No. 1 LAFC. Tickets start at around $100.

7 p.m. | 📍Q2 Stadium, 10414 McKalla Pl.

🗓 Saturday

🎶 Summer Jam 2022

KUTX 98.9 and KAZI 88.7 are hosting an outdoor music event, featuring Anastasia Hera & The Heroes, Moody Bank$ and Tribe Mafia. Food trucks will also be on site. Tickets are $24 per person.

6:30 p.m. | 📍The Long Center’s H-E-B’s Terrace, 701 W. Riverside Dr.

🗓 Sunday

🐶 Austin Birthday PAWty

Enjoy a day out with your pup, where they can be treated with a local animal groomer onsite, mobile pet vaccinations, dog tarot card readings by Lucky Dog Tarot, dog treats, toys and more. This event is open to the public.

8 a.m. | 📍Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.

🚘 Cars & Coffee

Take the whole family for car gazing at COTA. This free event will bring classics, racecars, exotics, hot rods, muscle cars and more to the same turf. It will also offer coffee and breakfast items.

8 a.m.- 12 p.m. | 📍Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.

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Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation


🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway