Woohoo, it’s a long weekend! Take look at our Top 10 Picks below for some ideas for family fun and enjoy that extra day.
- Memorial Day in Austin
- Win Prizes at Alamo Drafthouse this Summer
- Animal-Free Circus 1903 Coming to Long Center
- Summer Camp Guide
- Win Stuff
— Kick off the long weekend with a bang! Watch post-game fireworks at the Round Rock Express baseball game at the Dell Diamond. Game starts at 7:05 p.m. Tickets start at $7, which can be purchased online here.
— The 5th Annual Woodland Faerie Trail opens today in Zilker Botanical Garden. Explore the abodes of the faeries and gnomes along the Woodland Faerie Trail through the escarpment pathway and see who is home. Regular admission applies ($1-$3). Open from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
— Have you ever wondered how high you can jump? How fast you can throw? Test your balance, clock your speed, critique your form and improve your focus at The Science of Sports — a special event at the Hill Country Science Mill today from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free with regular admission ($8.50 for kids; $10 for adults).
— Today’s the Grand Opening of the Patterson Park Community Garden and the unveiling of the kinetic sculpture “Dance of the Cosmos”. From 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. this free event will include tacos, coffee, ice cream a moonwalk, life music and screen-printed t-shirts. Tacos, Coffee, Ice Cream
–Join the staff at Metz Recreation Center for a Dog Extravaganza from 12 – 4 p.m. Enjoy the day in the park filled with fun games and activities designed especially for your pet! There will be door prizes, FREE snacks & samples, doggie games and contests.
— Visit the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry for Close Assault: 1944 today and tomorrow with reinactment shows at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. each day. This is a free, two-day event includes demonstrations and displays featuring tents, equipment and vehicles such as an M4 Sherman Tank, M3 Halftrack and Jeeps. Click here for more info.
— Visit Barrel O’ Fun inside the Mueller Alamo Drathouse at 1 p.m. for Bring the Sing, a free all-ages karaoke party. Choose from a song catalog of more than 8,000 songs. Kids 13 and under must be accompanied by a parent but teens are welcome to come solo. Free event!
For MUCH MORE, browse our full list of Top Picks for Weekend Events! Have a great weekend!