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(Austin Bike Zoo Parade)

Austin Bike Zoo Parade
When: 3 p.m.–8 p.m. Saturday
Where: Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St.
What: Marvel at a downtown parade featuring a menagerie of unique and hand-built creatures that are part bicycle, part puppet and part performance.

Vintage T-Shirt Con
When: 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
What: Come along to the premiere international vintage T-shirt convention, where you'll find rare garments, sneakers, games and more. Bring your own vintage jewels to this buy and sell event. Grab tickets here!

Cider Launch Party
When: 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Austin Eastciders Collaboratory, 979 Springdale Rd.
What: Big into cider? Check out Austin Eastcider's launch party for their Light Cider. The all-day party features music, cider flights and more.

Barks & Booze
When: 1 p.m–4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Hotel Vegas, 1502 East 6th Street
What: A holiday party featuring pups and dog parents. Expect dog pics with Santa, free drinks, local vendors and a Neo Bites Topper Tasting.

Pop-Up Holiday Market
When: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday
Where: Beard Brand, 1000 51st Street
What: Get some of your holiday shopping done at this pop-up market featuring plants, vintage finds, music, art and more.


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