With Labor Day on the horizon, Austin as usual will have a lot of options for the people looking to make the most of a long weekend. Anchored by the kickoff the University of Texas Football Kickoff game on Sunday night against the storied rival Notre Dame. If football isn't your passion though are plenty of other options available throughout the Austin area and beyond! Below we will get into our favorite picks for the sun filled Central Texas weekend.
South Congress First Thursday Anniversary Party w/ Sweet Spirit at South Congress Hotel
Get the weekend started early with the famed First Thursday party on South Congress featuring vendors and musicians that will dot the strip along with late hours for most of the stores throughout SoCo from vintage clothing to blues music at Continental Club.
The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is a seven-day live performance festival that showcases some of the best in improv, sketch, stand-up, and a variety of comedy performances from all over the country and across the globe. Now in its 15th year, the festival averages over 500 performers over the seven days leading up to Labor Day.
Whether your looking to head downtown or to the lake or outside the city limits get a taste of all the new Austin spots here.
Lake Travis is full once again and there is no better time to enjoy a day at the lake than right now. If your looking to make the most of a day on the lake check out the five things local suggest to do on and around Lake Travis here.
University of Texas Longhorns Football Kickoff Vs. Notre Dame Sunday Sept. 4th at 6:30 p.m.
Whether your planning to attend the game or just looking to get into the spirit of the football season there will be plenty of tailgating options throughout the 40 acres. If that isn't your thing head to any of Austin's favorite water holes that will be filled with Longhorn faithful excited to see what the new season has in store!