Tonight, December 31, make your way to Auditorium Shores with a blanket or some chairs and get ready for a wonderful evening full of music, food, activities and fireworks. Austin’s New Year will kick off at 5 pm and will wrap up with a fireworks finale starting at 10 pm.
There will be two stages of music, an area for film and another area for art and activities.
- Main Stage – Enjoy music from Groundwork Music Orchestra, Peterson Brothers, Gina Chavez and Sara Hickman
- Parks and Recreation Performing Arts Stage – Music and dance from April Rain, Shali Mehta, The Flying Balalaika Brothers, Clickety Cloggers, Wino Vino, Irish Dance Center, 1001 Nights Orchestra and Kupira Marimba
- Austin Film Buffet – Short selections from film organizations such as Faces of Austin, Cine Las Americas, Austin Jewish Film Festival, Capital City Black Film Festival, Fantastic Fest and SXSW
- Fun for ANYone – Interactive art installations, performances and creative activities from Sky Candy, Austin Bike Zoo and more
The fireworks will begin at 10 pm and will close out the night, and it’s all free to see! Food trucks like Chi’Lantro BBQ, Boomerang’s, Thomas’s Gourmet Hot Dogs and more will be on site should your family get hungry. This is a perfect, family friendly way to bring in the new year.
See ya there!