Get ready for some fun summer and 4th of July events! Check out what to do in Austin this July 2023! From endless music festivals, firework shows, and exciting art experiences, you’ll never run out of things to do this month of July!
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic
July 4, 2023
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and Fireworks will be held at the Q2 Stadium, this Independence Day celebration features incredible live music acts and a fireworks display.
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival
From 4pm to 10pm, the annual Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Festival will be having a full line-up of live music that will take place in the Central Plaza. Enjoy shopping from over 60+ art vendors on the streets of the Hill Country Galleria. Stick around until dark to enjoy a stellar firework show.
Zilker Summer Musical
June 7 – August 12, 2023
The production team is excited to reveal the cast of the upcoming performance of Matilda, the Musical. Over 200 actors were auditioned for the show and the decision was difficult due to the abundance of outstanding talent.The production promises to be a high-energy, joyous romp that will delight both children and adults with its catchy songs and imaginative story of a special little girl.
The Drop-In Summer Concert Series
All Summer Long
The Drop-In is back! ACL and The Long Center teamed up to bring the free outdoor concert series. Tickets are FREE! Food and beverage will be available for purchase.
Hot Summer Nights
July 20 – 23rd, 2023
Hot Summer Nights returns this year with a three-day weekend of free concerts across nearly a dozen iconic live music venues in the RRCD. Founded in 2017 to provide additional revenue to district members and support local musicians and staff during the slower summer months, the festival features local Austin and Central Texas artists, as well as established touring acts and up-and-coming musicians.
All performances are paid opportunities for artists curated by each venue, and supported by corporate sponsors and individual donors.
Classic Games Festival
July 22 – 23
Escape your worries and daily stress! Relax and enjoy your favorite games at Texas’ biggest retro video game convention. Meet streamers and content creators plus two days filled with fun all weekend playing retro arcades, discovering the retro game museum, buying games for sale, and listening to live game music.
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