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Upcoming Events in Lake Travis & Austin

by Rebecca Shahan

One of the many great reasons to own a home in Lake Travis or Austin is all the great ways to have fun. The Austin area is host to many great events that celebrate the culture and flavor of Austin. Here's a few upcoming events in the Austin area that are sure to bring excitement to your life.

Carnaval Brasileiro
2/9/19 | Emo's

Carnaval in Austin is one of the biggest Brazilian Carnaval celebrations outside Brazil. Brasileiro-style samba, costumes and wild abandon can all be seen in the heart of Texas. 

Austin Marathon & Half Marathon
2/17/19 | Downtown Austin

One of the country's premier races attracts nearly 20,000 participants from around the world. Events surrounding the marathon include a 5K, live music, finish line festival and beer garden.

Austin Oyster Festival
2/23/19 | Republic Square

This is one tasty festival you don’t want to miss! The Oyster Festival is an annual hit among locals and visitors alike. Not sure which kind of oyster you prefer? Try ‘em all while enjoying a little live Cajun and “newgrass” music on the lawn!

SXSW® Music, Film and Interactive Conference and Festival
3/8/19 - 3/17/19 | Various Locations

Austin Convention Center and more than 50 venues host noted filmmakers, musicians, and multimedia artists from around the world converge to showcase music, film and interactive media during this internationally-recognized event.

Rodeo Austin
3/16/19 - 3/30/19 | Travis County Expo Center

Over the years, Rodeo Austin has grown from a show featuring 16 animals into one of Austin's premier events, featuring Pro rodeo events, daily concerts, livestock show and more. 

St. Patrick's Day Festival
3/17/19 | Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms

This annual family-friendly festival celebrates all things Irish. Come enjoy authentic Celtic music and dancers, Irish language workshops, the finest Irish imports and plenty of good craic!

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Upcoming Austin Events

by Rebecca Shahan

The fun never stops in Austin, especially as we head into the holiday season. There's plenty of great food, fantastic art, and fun times to be had as we round out the month in Austin. Here's a few events you can plan for.

James Beard Foundation's Taste America Culinary Tour

W Austin

For the first time in Austin, the James Beard Foundation's Taste America Culinary Tour comes to celebrate the best in Austin dining. The local winners and nominees of the James Beard award will prepare a dinner and host the evening's reception. This is one culinary event you won't want to miss.

Turkey Trot
The Long Center

Work up a healthy Thanksgiving appetite with ThunderCloud Subs' annual 5-mile run/1-mile walk. Compete with the best of Austin or bring the kids for a more relaxed holiday jog.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

Blue Genie Art Bazaar - 6100 Airport Blvd.

This unique holiday art show has been held in Austin for more than 15 years, featuring handmade artwork and gifts from more than 200 local and regional artists. A portion of proceeds go to Make-A-Wish® Foundation.

Austin Area Jazz Festival

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center

The Austin Area Jazz Fest is a celebration of music, culture, diversity and the arts. Set against the breathtaking Austin skyline, you can start your Thanksgiving weekend with entertainment from top-tier jazz musicians, be wowed by talented visual artists and enjoy an extraordinary VIP wine tasting experience.

Chuy's Christmas Parade

Congress Avenue

The whole family will enjoy this holiday parade featuring a procession of giant balloons, marching bands, vintage cars, celebrities and floats to bring in the season.

Driskill Holiday Tree Lighting

Driskill Hotel

Kick off your holiday celebrations at the Driskill Hotel, with the annual lighting of The Driskill tree accompanied by the beautiful sounds of holiday music and caroling. 

Check back on our blog twice a week for more real estate news, ideas, and local events in Austin and Lake Travis. You can search for the perfect home on our website using our powerful home search tools. You can also get free listing alerts of homes as they hit the market at And you can always feel free to call us at 512-657-4467​ to talk to an experienced agent today.  

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