Things to Do in Austin in July 2016

Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2016 at 8:26am.

Things to Do in Austin in July

Blues on the Green photo by Steve on Flickr.

With concerts, musicals, and festivals, July is an exciting time to call Austin home. Start the month off with 4th of July celebrations at Auditorium Shores or the Hill Country Galleria. Check out our blog post to find out where you can see fireworks in the Austin area. Foodies can try out new Central Texas restaurants as part of the Go Texan Restaurant Round Up. Live music series like Unplugged at the Grove, Blues on the Green, and the Austin Symphony Concerts in the Park continue this month with new and familiar acts. Celebrate the life of Lady Bird Johnson surrounded by beautiful summer flowers at Tribute Day at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

Check out these cool events happening in the Austin area this July:

Event Location / Time
Website Date
Go Texan Restaurant Round Up Various restaurants in the Austin area / Dates and times vary by location www.gotexanrestaurantroundup.com July 1 - 31
Rooster Teeth Expo Austin Convention Center / Doors open Friday at 12 pm and Saturday-Sunday at 9 am www.rtxevent.com July 1 - 3
Hero Con Norris Conference Center in Austin / Saturday and Sunday, Times TBA www.heroconatx.com July 2 - 3
Austin Symphony 4th of July Concert and Fireworks Auditorium Shores in Austin / Monday at 8:30 pm www.austinsymphony.org July 4
Independence Day Celebration Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave / Monday from 6:30 - 9:30 pm www.hillcountrygalleria.com July 4
Twenty One Pilots Austin 360 Amphitheater / Wednesday at 7 pm austin360amphitheater.com July 6
Sound and Cinema The Long Center in Austin / Wednesday at 7 pm thelongcenter.org July 6 and 20
Unplugged at the Grove Shady Grove in Austin / Thursdays at 8 pm theshadygrove.com July 7 - 28 (Thursday Only)
First Thursday South Congress South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, Most businesses open until 10 pm www.firstthursdayaustin.com July 7
First Thursday Buda Downtown Buda / Thursday from 5 - 9 pm www.budatxtourism.com July 7
Zilker Summer Musical Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin / Thursday - Sunday at 8:15 pm zilker.org July 8 - 31 (Thurs-Sun Only)
Music Under the Star Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin / Fridays from 6 - 9 pm www.thestoryoftexas.com July 8 - 29 (Fridays Only)
Austin Chamber Music Festival Bates Recital Hall in Austin / Friday - Sunday, Times Vary austinchambermusic.org July 8 - 24 (Fri-Sun Only)
First Friday Downtown Georgetown / Friday at 5 pm www.thegeorgetownsquare.com July 8
Austin Symphony Concerts in the Park The Long Center in Austin / Sundays at 7:30 pm www.austinsymphony.org July 10 - 31 (Sundays Only)
98 Degrees ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin / Sunday at 7:30 pm acl-live.com July 10
Blues on the Green Zilker Park in Austin / Wednesday at 8 pm www.kgsr.com July 13
City Wide Garage Sale Palmer Events Center in Austin / Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm www.citywidegaragesale.com July 16 - 17
Forest Creek Central Texas Amateur Forest Creek Golf Club in Round Rock / Saturday and Sunday, Times TBA www.forestcreek.com July 16 - 17
Tour de Meat Various barbecue restaurants in Lockhart / Saturday, Times TBA www.facebook.com July 16
Bubblepalooza The Long Center in Austin / Saturday at 9 am thelongcenter.org July 16
Art of Rap Festival Austin 360 Amphitheater / Sunday at 5 pm austin360amphitheater.com July 17
Trailer Food Tuesday The Long Center in Austin / Tuesday from 5 - 9 pm trailerfoodtuesdays.com July 19
Drake Summer Sixteen Tour Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Wednesday, Time TBA www.uterwincenter.com July 20
Cedar Park Summer Concert in the Park Cedar Park Recreation Center / Wednesday at 7 pm cedarparktexas.gov July 20
The Addams Family Musical The Long Center in Austin / Wednesday - Sunday at 7:30 pm thelongcenter.org July 22 - 31
Body Mind Spirit Expo Palmer Events Center in Austin / Saturday from 10 am - 6 pm and Sunday from 11 am - 6 pm www.bmse.net July 23 - 24
Lady Bird Tribute Day Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin / Sunday from 9 am - 5 pm www.wildflower.org July 24
Classic Game Fest Palmer Events Center in Austin / Saturday from 10 am - 7 pm and Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm classicgamefest.com July 30 - 31
National Dance Day Ballet Austin / Saturday from 9 am - 4 pm balletaustin.org July 30

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