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Cinco de Mayo, Mother's Day, festivals: Things to do in Austin this weekend

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🚣 ATX Paddle to Remember

Get out on Lady Bird Lake in your choice of a kayak, canoe or stand up paddle board while raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Tickets are $30 per person, which will cover your rental.

9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday | Rowing Dock, 2418 Stratford Drive

💃  Bollywood in the park for Mother’s Day

Join Monsoon this Saturday for an early Mother’s Day full of dancing! The morning will kick off with a Bollywood dancing workshop for all, followed by a Spring recital from the students.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday | Round Rock Amphitheater, 301 W Bagdad Ave.

🎉  Fiesta Austin Cinco de Mayo

Fiesta Austin’s annual Cinco De Mayo celebration is back to celebrate the rich Hispanic history and tradition in Central Texas with food, live music, dancing and arts. Tickets start at $7 and kids under 12 are free.

10 a.m. Saturday | Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St.

💐  2022 Mother’s Day Market

Treat your mother to an early Mother’s Day of shopping at the artsy and whimsical East Austin Paper Craft + Pantry. The free event will have local food vendors, more than a dozen artisans and live art on display.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday | The Paper + Craft Pantry, 1023 Springdale Rd.

🛍  Pecan Street Festival

Pecan Street Festival is returning for two days of live music, hundreds of local and national artisans, more than 30 food vendors and family-friendly activities like a petting zoo. Admission is free.

Starting 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday | 6th Street Between Brazos and IH-35, 200-720 E. Sixth St.

❤️  iHeart Country Festival

Returning for its ninth year, Bobby Bones will host iHeart Country Fest with performances from Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Dustin Lynch and more. Tickets start at $100.

7:30 p.m. Saturday | Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr.

⚽️ Austin FC vs. LA Galaxy

Coming off an away game win with in-state rival Houston Dynamo, Austin FC is taking on LA Galaxy on home turf this weekend. If you can’t make it to the stadium, the official watch party will be held at The Pitch.

Kickoff at 6 p.m. Sunday | Q2 Stadium, 10414 McKalla Place.


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