Things to Do in Austin in May 2016

Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 at 3:54pm.

Things to Do in Austin in May 2016

With summer just around the corner, May is an exciting time to call Austin home. The Pecan Street Festival takes over Sixth Street this month with all kinds of unique artisans and live music. Spend some time outdoors at the Zilker Hillside Theater as Austin Shakespeare presents Macbeth. The whole family will enjoy The Wizard of Oz or Ballet Austin's production Cinderella at the Long Center. Cine Las Americas is also back in Austin for a celebration of international films.

Find something fun to do with your family in Austin this May:

Event Location / Time
Website Date
Rookie Triathlon Walter E. Long Park in Austin / Sunday at 8 am therookietri.com May 1
Cap 2K Swim Red Bud Isle in Austin / Sunday at 10:30 am www.cap2k.com May 1
Cine las Americas Various Venues around Austin / Wednesday - Sunday, Times Vary cinelasamericas.org May 4 - 8
Shakespeare in the Park Zilker Hillside Theater in Austin / Wednesday - Sunday, Times Vary www.austinshakespeare.org May 4 - 29 (Thurs - Sun Only)
Jeff Dunham Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Thursday at 7:30 pm www.uterwincenter.com May 5
First Thursday South Congress South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, Most businesses open until at least 10:30 pm www.firstthursdayaustin.com May 5
First Thursday Buda Downtown Buda / Thursday from 5 - 9 pm www.budatxtourism.com May 5
Cinderella The Long Center in Austin / Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm, Sunday at 3 pm thelongcenter.org May 6 - 8
First Friday Downtown Georgetown / Friday from 5 - 8 pm www.thegeorgetownsquare.com May 6
Mini Maker Faire Palmer Events Center in Austin / Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm makerfaireaustin.com May 7 - 8
Pecan Street Festival 6th Street in Downtown Austin / Saturday from 11 am - 10 pm and Sunday from 11 am - 8 pm pecanstreetfestival.org May 7 - 8
O.Henry Pun Off O. Henry Museum in Austin / Saturday from 11 am - 6 pm punoff.com May 7
Muddy Miler Family Adventure Old Settlers Park in Round Rock / Saturday from 8:30 - 11 am www.roundrocktexas.gov May 7
Pentatonix Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Sunday at 8 pm www.uterwincenter.com May 8
Paul Simon Bass Concert Hall in Austin / Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 pm texasperformingarts.org May 10 - 11
Chupacabracon Wingate Hotel in Round Rock / Friday from 2 pm - 12 am, Saturday from 9:30 am - 12 am, Sunday from 9:30 am - 6 pm www.chupacabracon.com May 13 - 15
Kyle Market Days City Square Park in Kyle / Friday from 9 am - 1 pm www.cityofkyle.com May 13
Rihanna Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Saturday at 7:30 pm www.uterwincenter.com May 14
Deutschen Pfest Pfluger Park in Pflugerville / Friday from 5 pm - 12 am, Saturday from 12 pm - 12 am, Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm deutschenpfest.com May 20 - 22
Summer Kick-off Lakeway Activity Center in Lakeway / Saturday from 10 am - 1 pm www.lakeway-tx.gov May 21
Wizard of Oz The Long Center in Austin / Friday at 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, Sunday at 1 pm and 6:30 pm thelongcenter.org May 27 - 29
Texas Tax-Free Appliance Weekend Retailers Across Texas / Saturday - Monday all day comptroller.texas.gov May 28 - 30
Fiesta Amistad Old Settlers Association in Round Rock / Saturday from 12 pm - 12 am www.elamistadclub.org May 28
Maifest Saengerrunde Hall in Austin / Saturday from 3 - 11 pm texasgermanbierfestival.bpt.me May 30
Life Time Tri CapTex Auditorium Shores in Austin / Monday, Time TBA www.captextri.com May 30

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