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7 dope Austin businesses celebrating National CBD Day

Restart CBD is one of many businsses offering deals on CBD products this weekend. (Restart CBD)

This year, National CBD Day comes fittingly during a time of stress and anxiety with COVID-19 creeping back into our lives in Austin. Some businesses came prepared and will be celebrating Aug. 8 with some CBD specials along with other privileges in honor of the day.

Here are some businesses to hit up for your CBD fixings.

Restart CBD, 2521 Rutland Drive

CBD can get pricey quick but luckily, female-owned Restart CBD has their customers in mind for this holiday. From Aug. 6 to 8, you can use the code CBD5 to get $5 off $50 or CBD10 to get $10 off $100 through their online store. You can also use the same codes in the store on Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Aug. 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will also have featured products (no code necessary) which include their CBD Edible Sampler for $15 (regularly $20) and their 15 ml CBD oil trial size bottles (full spectrum 20mg or isolate 20mg) for $20 (regularly $25).

Cosmic Coffee, 121 Pickle Road

Looking for something fruity? Don't sleep on Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden. Add EarlyBird CBD to any coffee drink for that calming effect you crave. These beverages are the perfect way to refresh yourself on this day.

Crux Climbing Center, 121 Pickle Road

Yoga and exercise is all about finding balance, right? Also located on Pickle Road is Crux, which plans to celebrate this holiday by providing a free EarlyBird CBD sample at select yoga and fitness classes, which are available at both locations on Aug. 8. Maybe even try some rock climbing while you're there!

Austin Eastciders, 1350 Barton Springs Road

Come one, come all to CBD weekend at the Barton Springs location of Austin Eastciders from today to Aug. 8, which will feature CBD infused blueberry lemonade and CBD truffle fries with lemon aioli. Austin Eastciders will be partnering with EarlyBird CBD for this, making all of your CBD dreams come true!

Eldorado Cafe, 3300 West Anderson Lane

You've probably heard of peach scones (especially if you're a fan of Hobo Johnson), and maybe you've even heard of a peach and basil scone—but have you ever had it with CBD? On Aug. 8, Eldorado Cafe is partnering with EarlyBird CBD and offering their limited edition peach and basil scone with EarlyBird CBD-infused honey glaze at their brunch pop-up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attend and see what pastry chef Kelly Dugan can do!

SUKHA Yoga, 2324 South Lamar Blvd.

Relaxation is so necessary, especially in this day and age. That's why SUKHA Yoga is partnering with EarlyBird CBD to provide complimentary four-packs with each mediation and yoga class starting Saturday at 6:30 a.m. Go unlock your inner balance and get a good deal while you're at it!

Try Hard Coffee Roasters, 1115 E. 11th St.

It doesn't need to be National CBD Day to get a "rollie and a coldie." Head over to East Austin's Try Hard Coffee Roasters for a classic cold brew with some pre-rolled CBD joints. That's one way to start your morning.

Happy vibin'!


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