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It is finally that time to get ready for another exciting summer season right here in Austin. Our Texas capital is the perfect place to unwind with a summer getaway that is full of exciting activities and events. The event calendar for the month of June is looking stacked already with plenty of events that are sure to keep you entertained all stay long. Take a look at the top events in Austin for the month of June:

Sips and Sounds Summer Festival

Nothing quite says summer like a music festival. That is especially true when you visit Austin known to be the music capital of the country! The summer season is bringing plenty of live music events including shows all around the city. However, one music event that you do not want to miss is the Sips and Sounds Summer Festival. This annual event takes place over at the Circuit of the Americas for a spectacular two day event like no other. What makes the Sips and Sounds Summer Festival so cool is that it will not break the bank for going! Music festivals have seen a huge increase in cost and ticket prices making them harder to get to than ever. However, with the Sips and Sounds Summer Festival you can go for as little as $25 per day!

Tickets are still available allowing you the chance to plan your trip around it. The festival starts on Saturday June 29th with headliners including Kelsea Ballerini, Marcus King, and Paul Cauthen. The fun continues on Sunday June 30th where Jon Pardi, Maren Morries, Charles Wesley Godwin, and more take the stage. The festival is sponsored by Coca Cola so you can expect plenty of non-alcoholic beverages and food items perfect for everyone in the family; adult beverages are also available for purchase too. Don’t miss out on the Sips and Sounds Summer Festival taking place this June right here in Austin!

Live Musical Shows

If festival vibes are not calling out to you this summer you can still easily catch a concert right here in Austin during the month of June. There are plenty of shows coming up on the schedule that are sure to win you over. Alternative rock fans will be in a frenzy to know that The Pixies will be headlining a show on June 26th over at Germania Insurance Amphitheater. The Pixies have been a mainstay in the alternative rock and grunge music scenes with plenty of hits you are sure to hear live. Even better, Modest Mouse will be opening up for the show with their hit “Float On” along with many other incredible songs. The show starts at 6:00 PM with tickets still available for purchase. Additional concerts on the lineup for June also include The Convalescence on June 18th over at Come and Take It Live and Say Anything taking the stage on June 28th over at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q. Catching live music here in Austin is a treat in and of itself so don’t miss out on a local show during your June stay!

Juneteenth Park Festival

Come experience a celebration of freedom by joining in the festivities at the Juneteenth Park Festival this year. This local festival will take place on June 15th over at Rosewood Park. This festival is presented by the Greater Easter Austin Youth Association to commemorate the end of slavery. This is the oldest known African American celebration in the city of Austin and is a free event for all to attend. The festival will showcase a parade complete with decorated floats and live entertainment. When the parade comes to an end at Rosewood Park you can expect a celebration complete with local vendors and delicious food to enjoy. This year’s Juneteenth Park Festival is scheduled to take place on June 15th from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

The Drop In

Nothing is as great as something being free and you will find just that when you enjoy The Drop In taking place at the Long Center Lawn all summer long. During the month of June, you will find weekly outdoor concerts with a different artist each week taking the stage. Bring a picnic blanket and some snacks to munch on as you get to hear the incredible sounds of live music take the center. This event is always free and a great family friendly event to enjoy together!

Start Planning for Your Summer Stay and These Events in Austin

The temperatures are heating up in Austin so make sure you start planning for your upcoming stay today. Our Austin vacation rentals will keep you comfortable all stay long and out of the heat. Expect to find comfortable amenities and home features that will set our properties apart from all the rest.

There is nothing better than starting off a brand-new year with a visit to somewhere you have always been wanting to see. Come check out the jewel of the southwest, Austin! Our Texas capital is the ideal destination for those wanting to enjoy some thrilling holiday activities along with winter-based fun. Best of all, our vacation rentals are some of the finest homes in the city and are available to be reserved for your stay. Take a look at how you can kick off your new year with a trip to Austin, Texas.

New Year’s Eve 2024 Extravaganza at The Belmont

There is no better party to start your new year off with than the New Year’s Eve 2024 Extravaganza at The Belmont. This annual event continues to be the hottest party in town and is sure to be the highlight of your trip. This 21 and up party features over 500 attendees who are looking to dance the night away. The event starts at 8:00 p.m. where the live DJ will kick off the dance floor with the hits. Starting at 10:00 p.m. the party becomes a Silent Disco Experience where LED wireless headphones will provide three different live DJs to listen to as you dance around the dance floor. Make sure you document the evening by snapping some pictures in the photo booth. Of course, the party really kicks it up a notch once the New Year’s Eve countdown results with the balloon drop. Make your experience at Extravaganza the best it can be with a VIP pass that will allow you access to a private rooftop deck and complimentary beverages and hors-d’oeuvres. Purchase your tickets today to the New Year’s Eve 2024 Extravaganza only at The Belmont!

Austin’s New Year at Auditorium Shores

For those traveling with family or children, you will want to participate in an all-ages event for New Year’s. This New Year’s head over to Auditorium Shores for an experience that everyone in the family can enjoy. The party takes place at the venue where you can enjoy live music and refreshments. You will be able to ring in the new year once the clock strikes midnight and a dazzling fireworks display lights up the night sky.

Additional New Year’s Eve Parties

Extravaganza and Austin’s New Year are not the only celebrations happening in town. Make sure to explore all the other options that will be available such as New Year’s Eve at Lone Star Court, Midnight Cowboy New Year’s Eve Party, Y2K Your NYE, and many more. The options are nearly endless here in Austin for New Year’s Eve!

Hit Up the Local Breweries and Distilleries

When you visit Austin for the new year make sure you find time to stop by one of the many breweries or distilleries in the area. Jester King Brewery is a local favorite found on a 165-acre ranch just outside of the Austin city limits. They specialize in wild and farmhouse ales using local grains. Still Austin Whiskey Co. and Treaty Oak Distillery are nearby distilleries that produce their very own spirits to sip on. The Austin Winery features classic local favorites such as the Texas High Plains Rose. Adults can purchase a bottle or pack of their favorite beverage to go at either location to celebrate New Year’s at their vacation rental.

Find Your Favorite Comfort Food

Austin is a culinary combination of many delicious restaurants right here in the city. Make sure to warm up with your favorite comfort food when you visit for New Year’s Eve. Dive into a bowl of hot ramen at Ramen TatsuYa or head over to The Soup Peddler for something lighter. Emmer & Rye features tasty dim sum specials or stick to something classic such as Texas Chili Parlor and their delicious chili. Visitors may find that many restaurants in the area will be busier with the New Year’s Eve holiday, so reservations are always highly encouraged when available.

Enjoy Your Vacation Rental

The best part of visiting Austin at the turn of the new year is to enjoy one of our vacation rentals. Each of our properties is privately owned and features a unique set of décor and amenities. These properties can be found in all the desirable neighborhoods around town and keep you close to the New Year’s Eve activities you want to stick close too. Enjoy gourmet kitchens will full-size appliances, spacious living rooms with fireplaces and huge smart TVs, along with bedrooms and bathrooms to offer plenty of privacy. The fun starts here when you find your favorite property to host you and your family. Take a look today and get ready for Austin!

The summer season will be at a close before you know it and with that comes the fall season. If you are looking for the perfect destination to spend a fall break look no further than Austin, Texas. Our Southwestern home is the perfect place to unwind and find some exciting things to entertain you. Luckily Austin is able to do that and so much more. Take a look at fall activities in Austin you can enjoy this year:

Have Some Harvest Fun

The fall season is always popular for the onset of all harvest-related activities in Austin. If you are looking for pumpkin patches Austin will have you covered. Each year local farms will be hosting their pumpkin patches where you can pick your own. All farms are located just outside of the Austin city limits making them easy to get to. Head over to Marble Falls and stop by Sweet Berry Farm. During the month of September, this farm will be hosting their pumpkin patch where you can pick and choose any gourd you see. Barton Hill Farms located in Bastrop has additional activities such as a giant corn maze and farm animals to feed and pet. It doesn’t feel any more fall-related than when it comes to visiting a pumpkin patch!

Visit the Austin Zoo

Nothing is more exciting for a child than seeing some of their favorite animals up close at a zoo. Luckily Austin has that covered with the Austin Zoo. Spacious habitats and exhibits highlight some of the unique creatures that call this zoo home. During the fall season, the Austin Zoo will be hosting their Boo at the Zoo every Friday and Saturday night for the second half of October. This spooky addition to the zoo brings out a haunted mansion and even a thrilling train ride decorated for Halloween. Additional tickets are needed for this spooky activity at the zoo!

Enjoy Some Craft Beer or Wine

Austin is a craft beer mecca for the state of Texas. When you are in the city you are bound to see one of the many craft breweries as you drive around. Make sure you stop by one of these locales for some handcrafted ales. Austin Beerworks is a local favorite with a giant beer garden to relax in. Zilker Brewing Company and Taproom have an enjoyable space and even better brews. Many of these breweries offer tasty food options too so it is not just the adults having all the fun. Since it is the fall you should also go and enjoy some craft cider too. Austin has plenty of cider shops that offer this sweet and delectable treat. Places such as Texas Keeper Cider and Austin Eastciders will take care of your cider needs! Austin also has a variety of vineyards and wineries to enjoy a tasting flight. Many of the wineries are located in the hill country just outside of town. Let Discover Texas Wine Tours offer you one of their wine tours where they take care of the driving for you. Expect to try some of the best wineries that Texas has to offer.

Enjoy some Football

If there is one thing to know about Texas it is that the state takes football very seriously. Join the locals for the fun by cheering on the University of Texas Longhorns at one of their games. If you prefer to enjoy the game in front of the TV you can stop by Jack & Ginger’s Irish Pub which has plenty of TVs. Prepare to see a lot of orange every Sunday as the Longhorns thrive in their hometown of Austin.

Go Hiking

Austin is surrounded by hill country allowing you to find some great hiking trails in the area. Head over to Lady Bird Lake where you can enjoy a variety of hiking and mountain biking trails. If you prefer to hike outside the city the Enchanted Rock State Natural area offers beautiful hikes with views of the granite batholith. Many of the wild refuge and discovery centers outside the city require reservations so make sure to book before you head out.

Go to the Drive-In Theaters

The fall season is the perfect time to enjoy the weather outdoors. Austin has several different drive-in theaters where you can lay out and enjoy a film on the big screen. Local venues in the Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In and Doc’s Drive-In Theatre. Each venue offers tasty food and beverages to pair with your outdoor cinema experience.

Get Ready for These Activities in Austin This Fall

As you can see there are quite a few different ways to spend your time here in Austin this fall. For the most relaxing stay possible make sure to choose one of our vacation rentals here in the area. See our exclusive list of Lake Travis cabin rentals here.