Things To Do in Austin, Texas.
Austin’s Local Guide – February
Valentine’s at Blue Starlite Drive-In – February 1 – 15
Head to Blue Starlite Drive-in and check out their curated list of classic Valentine’s Day films. See movies like Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Notebook, Love and Basketball, Casablanca, and more. Enjoy a safe and socially distanced movie night with the bonus of dinner at their newly opened drive-in inspired kitchen.
Get Fit 2021! – February 1 – 7
Ballet Austin 501 W 3rd St, Austin, TX
Ballet Austin is going to help you get started on your #fitnessgoals for free! This is your opportunity to try a variety of virtual fitness and conditioning classes, get special offers for Pilates reformer workouts, and more.
Old World Wines Virtual Tasting – February 6
Send your pallet on tour around the globe at the Old World wines virtual 101 calls. Each class includes four wine samples and a cheese plate for pairing.
Super Bowl LV Viewing – Chiefs vs. Buccaneers – February 7
Black Sheep Lodge 2108 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Catch the big game at Black Sheep Lodge outdoor Beer Garden. Enjoy a full menu of food and over 120 brews. All-day specials will be available for drinks. Get there early to get a spot for you and your pod. The viewing begins at 5:30 pm.
Creative Action Virtual Parent & Child Music & Movement Class – February 13
Get moving with your little ones at home by registering for the Creative Action Music & Movement class. Build Healthy Relationships with the family through singing, dancing, and connecting creatively.
Barr Mansion Picnic – February 17
Barr Mansion 10463 Sprinkle Road, Austin, TX
Join Barr Mansion for a family-friendly outdoor picnic on the lawn with plenty of room to spread out. Enjoy pizza, cocktails, or mocktails, and s’mores by the firepit. Bring the kids, your dogs, and don’t forget a picnic blanket! Reservations are required for food.
Schitt’s Creek Social Distance Trivia Night – February 17
The Volstead 1502 E. 6th Street, Austin, TX
Test your knowledge of one of the most talked-about Emmy-winning shows of 2020! Grab your team of 2-6 people and play to win at this outdoor trivia event. Signups start and 7 pm, and the quiz begins at 7:30. It’s free to play, and food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Austin Pets Alive! Palentine’s 5K – February 20
Join fellow pet lovers and running enthusiasts for a charitable 5K supporting homeless pets. Sign up and run your 5K race anywhere that is safe and socially distanced. Get engaged by posting on social media or on the event Facebook page.
FRIENDS Trivia Night – February 22
Growler USA 609 West 29th Street, Austin, TX
Calling all Friends fans! You’ve watched the reruns time and time again; now it’s time to put your knowledge to the test at this 5-round trivia event. Reservations and confirmation are required to attend.
Black History Month Kids Day + HBCU Day – February 27
Join the Carver Museum & Culture Center for live zoom sessions with Creative Action featuring Ellison and Bavu Blakes, co-authors of “El’s Mirror,” a Divine 9 Chat and HBCU Reps Presentation as well as a variety of fun, family-friendly activities inspired by this year’s BHM Theme-The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.
Rosewood’s All-Night Happy Hour – Every Thursday
Rosewood 1209 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, TX
No need to rush to happy hour; Rosewood is hosting an all-night happy hour every Thursday from 5-10 pm. Enjoy drinks and snacks on the lawn, and bring your friendly pups if you’d like!
Free Admission to the Blanton – Every Thursday
Blanton Museum of Art 210 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Austin, TX
Blanton Museum of Art is back open with free admission every Thursday. Online reservations are required to maintain a safe capacity for social distancing.
Free Admission to The Contemporary Austin Laguna Gloria – Every Thursday
The Contemporary Austin Multiple Locations
Admission at both Contemporary Austin locations is free for all visitors on Thursdays. Advanced ticket reservations are still required during this time.
Vista Brewing Presents: “Live On The Lawn” Songwriters Series – Every Saturday
Hill Country Galleria 12700 Hill Country Galleria, Bee Cave, TX
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an open-air, family-friendly concert series. Vista Brewing will be hosting the event in the Central Plaza, where you’ll find locally crafted beer, wine, cider, and non-alcoholic beverages. Upcoming shows include Buffalo Gals, David Touchton, and Todd Deatherage.
Free Family Sunday’s At Mexic-Arte Museum – Every Sunday
Mexic-Arte Museum 419 Congress Ave, Austin, TX
Mexic-Arte Museum hosts Free Family Sundays each week. Join and explore the museum and get a free tour at 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm. Tours in Spanish are always available upon request.