Another day without power and water for some, local spots around town are helping feed community members after a week of brutal weather. If you're in need of a warm meal, Austin restaurants have you covered with free hot food while supplies last.
If you are in need of drinking water, click here for a list of places providing water to the public.
And besides free meals and water at local restaurants, four different emergency food distribution locations can be found around Austin.
- North Austin: Juan Navarro High School, 1201 Payton Gin Road
- Central Austin: Millennium Entertainment Center, 1156 Hargrave St.
- South Austin: Dove Springs Recreation Center, 5801 Ainez Drive
- East Austin: Dailey Middle School, 14000 Westall St.
Vic and Al's, 2406 Manor Road
Nixta Taqueria, 2512 E. 12th St.
Seoulju, 9515 N. Lamar Blvd.
Vera Cruz Tacos, 111 E. Cesar Chavez
Chi'Lantro, 11005 Burnet Road #108
Golden Tiger, 1816 E. 6th St.
Old Thousand, 4805 Burnet Road and 1000 E. 11th St.
Bouldin Acres, 2027 S. Lamar Blvd.
Buenos Aires Cafe, 1201 E. 6th St.
Taco Deli, 12001 Burnet Road and 7301 Burnet Road
PhoNatic, 2525 W. Anderson Lane Suite 280 and 200 University Blvd.
China Harbor, 801 E. William Cannon Dr.
Schlotzsky's at Northcross, 2545 W Anderson Lane
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.
🗓 All weekend
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
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
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
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.
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