Summer 2018 Events & Festivals | Central Texas

In Central Texas, there is always something to do: float the Guadalupe river, splash in one of the many swimming holes, sip wine at a local winery and more. But, with so many choices, it can be hard to decide what to do. Whether you are looking for an afternoon out with the family or a night out with friends, here is a look at some of the best summer 2018 events and festivals happening in Central Texas:

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June 2018

6/7-6/10
ATX Television Festival
Downtown Austin

6/7-6/10
Republic of Texas Biker Rally
Travis County Exposition Center and Sixth Street

6/13
Blues on the Green
Zilker Park

6/15
Concert in the Park – Austin Party Band
Milburn Park – Cedar Park

6/15 – 6/16
Juneteenth Rhythm & Ribs Festival
Old Settlers Park – Round Rock

6/16
Central Texas Juneteenth 2K, Parade & Celebration
MLK Blvd. and Rosewood Park

6/17
Father’s Day

6/23
African American Book Festival
George Washington Carver Museum & Library

6/23
Austin Ice Cream Festival
Fiesta Gardens

6/23
Fun Stop 5K & Fest
Downtown Austin

July 2018

7/4
H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Vic Mathias Shores

7/4
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic
Circuit of The Americas

7/4
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration
Hill Country Galleria

7/4
July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration & Sertoma July Fourth Parade
Old Settlers Park

7/4
4th of July Parade & Celebration
Elizabeth Milburn Park – Cedar Park

7/4
Liberty Fest
Leander, TX

7/8
Tigres Summer Tour 2018
Dell Diamond

7/18
Blues on the Green
Zilker Park

7/21
Texanische Nacht
Austin Saengerrunde

7/21-22
Body Mind Spirit Expo
Palmer Events Center

August 2018

7/6 – 8/18
Zilker Summer Musical
Zilker Hillside Theatre

8/8
Blues on the Green
Zilker Park

8/18
Bat Fest
Congress Avenue Bridge

8/25
Austin Pride Festival & Parade
Fiesta Gardens

8/26
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
Fiesta Gardens

8/28 – 9/3
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
Various Locations

8/30 – 9/2
Capital City Black Film Festival
Various Locations

Visit the official city’s website for additional summer 2018 events.

Oh, and don’t forget to stay hydrated and wear sunscreen.

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