Summer is just about to get started! Prepare accordingly by splashing into all the wonderful things to do in Austin this June!
1-7. Experience Magical Candlelight Concerts
You can still experience an absolutely magical season here in Austin, and part of that is thanks to the amazing spaces the city has to offer. Luckily, Fever Originals is bringing its wildly popular Candlelight concert series to beautiful venues for the season.
- Candlelight Jazz: The Best of Frank Sinatra
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen and More
- Candlelight: From Bach to The Beatles
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
- Candlelight: A Tribute to Adele
8. Get Your Tickets To This Tantalizing Dining In The Dark
Imagine stepping inside a restaurant blanketed in darkness and being served a sublime three-course meal – the flavors and textures of which are intensified by your remaining senses. Sounds a little bit incredible, right? An experience that’s been backed by psychologists as an ‘amplified’ way to enjoy food, the enticing ‘Dining In The Dark’ event is coming to Austin this June so you can find out yourself.
9. Get Your Tickets To Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition
Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements, while allowing its visitors to experience this art from an up-close, life-size, and never-before-seen perspective. Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition opens in Austin this July, but you can get your tickets now!
10. Skydive Inside
Feel the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of an airplane: it’s possible! Head to iFLY Austin, a premier indoor skydiving facility powered by a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. After a training session, you’ll experience free-fall conditions with the help of an instructor. No experience is necessary, and afterward, you can take home a personalized flight certificate
11. Tour Austin’s Most Haunted
If you are drawn to stories of the macabre, then this night tour is for you! Enjoy tales of murder, mystery, unrequited love, and many, many ghosts while taking a leisurely stroll. In Austin, nearly every street corner has a story to tell; with the right guide, you’ll uncover the hidden stories that can’t be found in textbooks.
12. Nosh on Austin’s Most Coveted Eats
On Austin: Secret Food Tour, you’ll try wonderful foods created for our city. We’ll navigate you past the tourist traps and into the best restaurants to make your city visit truly memorable. We have a great history and are known for our weird sense of the world, as well as our amazing thriving music scene, cultural landmarks, and incredible food.
13. Take a Cruise on Lake Austin
Come experience the beauty of Lake Austin on a public, partially guided boat tour! Located in the heart of the City and just minutes from Downtown, Lake Austin offers 22 miles of great sightseeing views, including privately-owned waterfront and cliffside homes & communities, popular shoreside restaurants featuring local flavors and many public parks.
14. Discover Why Austin is the Live Capital of the World
Austin has over 270 live music venues, many of which are outside of downtown and tucked into neighborhoods. Skip cover bands and jam out to authentic music with us all over the city. Throughout the course of the Live Music Crawl, you’ll hear about Austin’s live music history, get the latest scoop on the current music scene and see iconic venues and new clubs, all while getting an overview of the city.
15. Check Out This Far Out Vintage Market Pop Up
Now more than ever is the time to support small businesses. Thankfully, with live music, good eats, and a crop of awesome local shops at The Far Out Lounge, it’s never been so much fun.
16. Go Chasing Waterfalls
There’s no understating the natural beauty of the Lone Star State. This season, head the call to adventure and venture out to the state’s most gorgeous waterfalls and the hiking trails that take you there.
17. Enter A Portal Into Parallel Universes
Light displays and exhibitions are still out there in January if you know where to find the portal. Enter the multi-verse at the Mesmerize exhibition at the Native Hostel at 807 E 4th St.
18. See the Best Texas has to Offer
Anyone that has ever road tripped out of state understands the sheer size of Texas. And with its enormousness, there’s plenty to see and do in the Lonestar State. From state parks and small towns, to luscious vineyards, to some strange little oddities along the way, here’s some exploration inspiration for my fellow Texan wanderlusts.
19. Glamp In The Stars
Spend a few nights at Basecamp Terlingua, an other-worldly glamping experience that integrates the future with the past, giving its visitors the impression of luxury camping in the cosmos.
20. Keep Austin Weird, Please
Get ready to conquer Austin, completing wacky missions all over town while learning about this unique city’s best kept secrets, quirks, conversation pieces, local secrets, points of interest, fun facts, history, art, culture and more! Explore the city in this truly rich experience that throws you into the middle of the scene. It makes for a terrific team-building experience for groups of all kinds and sizes—it’s great for curious locals as well!
21. Visit the Museum of Ice Cream
Let your imagination run wild this fall in the state capital as Museum of Ice Cream has brought their stunning and whimsical experiums to Austin. MOIC, based in New York City, crafts surreal and saturated landscapes splashed with dazzling installations through which visitors are invited to connect with themselves and the environment around them.