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Things to do this weekend: Bike parade, vintage t-shirt convention and more!

(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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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