things to do in austin this weekend

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Here is our weekly list of Free and Cheap Things to Do in Austin: Georgetown Holiday Lights, support the Austin Empty Bowl Project, Peppermint Parkway, and more.

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Peppermint Parkway

What: This holiday experience will take place in the comfort of your car. The holiday spectacular is a driving attraction that immerses visitors in millions of holiday lights, décor pieces, a light show tree, and more.

Where: Circuit of The Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Austin, TX

When: November 27th at 6 PM

How Much: $35 – $90 per car


Wild Texas Music Series

What: Enjoy music from local artists at Desert Door Distillery. Take a sip of seasonal craft cocktails and soak in the music on an outdoor patio this week.

Where: Desert Door Distillery, 211 Darden Hill Rd., Driftwood, TX 78619

When: Fridays

How Much: Free



Austin Flea Market

What: Vist the flea market to shop local handmade items and vintage gifts from Austin’s local vendors.

Where: Zilker Brewing Company, 1701 E. 6th St., Austin, TX

When: November 28th at 11AM

How Much: Admission is free


Virtual Yoga Class

What: Start your weekend off with balance through an online yoga class. Each class is between 45 – 60 minutes focuses on exercises and meditations to help boost immunity and lower stress.

Where: Virtual

When: Class times vary, classes are offered each day of the week

How Much: $10



Visit the San Antonio Botanical Garden’s Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

What: This Sunday, visit the outdoor sculpture exhibition at the San Antonio Botanical Garden. You can view the origami paper art in a beautiful garden setting while safely adhering to social distancing.

Where: San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, Texas

When: Open 9 AM – 5 PM on Saturdays and Sundays

How Much: $3 – $15


Know of any other exciting things to do in Austin this weekend? Tell us about them by leaving a comment.