Apr 1, 2022 - Things to Do

Things to do in Austin this weekend

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It's shaping up to be a beautiful weekend.

Here's what we're eyeing for some fun in the sun.

🪁 Catch some rays at Zilker Park from 10am-5pm Sunday for ABC Kite Fest. The annual kite showcase and contest is open to everyone and free to enter.

✍️ Head to Republic Square from 12-1pm Saturday for the inaugural Poetry in the Park event, featuring acclaimed poet Ed Roberson, who will read from his new collection.

ğŸŽº Listen to street and brass bands from around the country all weekend during the Honk!TX festival. Bands will perform for free in public spaces — Jo's Coffee on Friday night, Mueller Lake Park on Saturday and Pan Am Park on Sunday.

ğŸŽ¤ Enjoy an in-store performance from Heartless Bastards at Waterloo Records — their first in two years — to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic record store. Show begins at 5pm Friday.

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