Although you wouldn’t know it from the 90º days, we’re coming up on the end of summer in the Capital City.
Monday is Labor Day, marking the unofficial end of season. Whether you’re stoked for fall or mourning the end of sun-soaked summer days, make the most of the long weekend with these seven events around Austin.
Learn something new
Ikebana Using New Zealand Flax Leaves | Fri., Sept. 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Zilker Botanical Garden | $20 | Learn how to arrange artful floral displays using flax leaves + provided flowers. 💐
Hit up a festival
lookOUT Fest | Sat., Sept. 3 | 12 p.m. | The Long Center for the Performing Arts | $45 | Tune into sets by Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith + Mary Lattimore, enjoy visual art, and take in food and drink at this end-of-summer festival.
ILLfest | Sat., Sept. 3-Sun., Sept. 4 | Times vary | Circuit of the Americas | $119+ | This festival for electronic music and street art features more than 50 artists and 30+ muralists.
Austin Flea | Sat., Sept. 3 | 12-5 p.m. | The Brewtorium | Free | Browse for art, jewelry, decor, and more at this 13-year-old flea market featuring local vintage + handmade vendors. 🛍️
Watch a movie
Summer Screen on the Green: “Luca” | Sat., Sept. 3 | 8:30 p.m. | Fareground Austin | Free | Bring a blanket and settle in for the last showing of this summer film series — drinks, popcorn, and cotton candy will be for sale.
Go to an outdoor concert
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss | Sun., Sept. 4 | 7 p.m. | Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park | $58.50+ | The legendary Led Zeppelin frontman will be joined by bluegrass artist Alison Krauss and singer-songwriter JD McPherson.
Free Day of Yoga | Mon., Sept. 5 | 6:15 a.m.-9:15 p.m. | Waterloo Park | Free | This two-decade Austin tradition offers free 45-minute classes for Hatha, Buti, Kundalini, and other types of yoga all day long — RSVP for your spot.