To help you plan your month, here are all the fun things happening in Austin this January. Some of these events are free, some cost a little money, but they’re all guaranteed to be awesome. We’re going to break down some of the most talked-about January events happening around Austin this January 2022.
Mozart’s Christmas Lightshow
November 11, 2022 – January 6, 2023
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
Mozart’s 2022 Christmas Light Show is coming back this 2022! Experience an immersive light show direct from the tables of Mozart’s patio!
January 5 – 7, 2023
Red River Cultural District
Dating back to 2003, Free Week is an annual event focusing on eating, drinking, and celebrating live music. It served as a way to keep performances and live music going at clubs and venues during a time where the city’s liveliness starts to die down (the beginning of January, one of the coldest points of winter). And now, it stretches from Austin to Nashville, bringing in thousands of attendees eager to hear great music for free.
Metaphysical and Holistic Life Expo – Austin
January 7 – 8, 2023
The Norris Center – Austin
Clear stagnation and boost your spirit! Austin’s Metaphysical & Holistic Life Expo is a fun, uplifting, and genuinely unique event born out of Austin’s Awakening Community!
Enjoy a variety of friendly practitioners from many popular psychic, metaphysical and holistic disciplines. This enlightening seasonal gathering is over 45 years old!
January 16, 2023
Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by attending Austin’s MLK Celebration. Enjoy live music, watch the parade, and browse goods from local merchants at this street fair.
Le Garage Sale
January 21 – 22, 2023
Palmer Events Center
A twice-yearly sale event that features over 100+ local, independent retailers and designers under one roof for two days of targeted and focused shopping. The curated list of vendors brings their excess inventory to sell to serious, like-minded shoppers who are looking to access merchandise from top local stores and designers with ease.
Downhill to Downtown 3M Half Marathon
January 22, 2023
Whether you opt to stand on the sidelines to cheer on runners or compete yourself, the 3M annual half marathon is an event to put on your to-do list while in Austin. Passing some of Austin’s most popular locations and landmarks on a 13.1-mile course, that mostly goes downhill, this race is considered to have one of the fastest courses in the country. It’s perfect for those aiming to run a personal best time.
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