Aug 26, 2022 - Food and Drink

Things to do in Austin this weekend, Aug. 26-28

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β˜€οΈ Mark the end of summer with The Front Festival, a weekend-long event featuring the work of women and LGBTQ+ creatives for a music showcase, film showcase and poolside afterparty.

πŸ¦‡ Celebrate the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the Congress Avenue bridge during Bat Fest tomorrow, with performances by Slim Thug, Chamillionaire, Toadies and more. Tickets start at $25.

πŸ’ƒ Dance at the Austin Summer Carnival tomorrow, which celebrates African heritage with Brazilian, Latin and Caribbean rhythms. Tickets start at $20.

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ Listen to Ukrainian musicians tomorrow at Windy Point Park to mark Ukrainian Independence Day. Funds will be donated to local nonprofit Liberty Ukraine Foundation.

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