Get ready for events and activities in Austin for the month of June 2021! Mark your calendars and check out what to do in Austin this month from film festivals, Juneteenth, Pride month celebrations, and more!
AUSTIN ASIAN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
June 4 – 20, 2021 | Virtual Event
AAAFF Event Details
The Austin Asian American Film Festival is celebrating featured filmmakers’ unique voices where a forum will also be created for viewers to come together and experience the wide array of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) films.
AUSTIN BLACK PRIDE
June 8 – 13, 2021 | Various Locations
Austin Black Pride Event Details
June is Pride Month! The Austin Black Pride is a week of events that are created to highlight Austin’s Black LGBTQ+ community interests, talents, and culture. The event will be held in various locations and will feature speaking panels, parties, happy hours, and more!
CINE LAS AMERICAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
June 9, 2021 – September 13, 2021 | Virtual and In-Person
The Cine Las Americas Event showcases contemporary films and videos from Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. Films and videos are made by the Latinxs in the U.S. and/or in the rest of the world as well as videos by and about Indigenous groups of the Americas are also invited to participate.
REPUBLIC OF TEXAS BIKER RALLY
June 10 – 13, 2021
The Texas Bike Rally is the largest motorcycle gathering that attracts bikers for a cause, The Peace, Love and Happiness Ride. The Rally will be taking over in some of the most beautiful scenery Austin has to offer. The Circuit of Americas will be hosting the event where you can find everything from a Custom Motorcycle Builder’s show to vendors selling high-performance motorcycle parts. If you are into motorcycle culture, you will surely love this event!
2021 WNT SUMMER SERIES
June 16, 2021 | Q2 Stadium
Show support to our Women’s National Team as they play their first soccer game at Austin’s Q2 stadium against Nigeria in their final challenge before the Tokyo Olympics.
BEYOND VAN GOGH: THE IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
June 18 – August 8, 2021 | Starry Nigh Pavilion at the Circuit of Americas
Beyond Van Gogh will be in Austin for a limited time which will feature a walkthrough exhibition with cutting-edge projection technology to create an engaging journey into the world of Van Gogh. See Van Gogh’s masterpieces comes alive that will excite your senses like you’ve never seen or felt before.
JUNETEENTH CENTRAL TEXAS CELEBRATION AND PARADE
Juneteenth is also known ass Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, the oldest known African American celebration. This annual event features parade floats, entertainment and a celebration at Rosewood Park!
JUNETEENTH RHYTHM AND RIBS FESTIVAL
June 19, 2021 | Lakeview Pavilion in Old Settlers Park
The Voice Inc. and the City of Round Rock and Recreation Department join forces for the annual Round Rock Juneteenth Rhythm and Ribs Festival on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at the Lakeview Pavilion in Old Settlers Park at 3300 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, Texas. The music lineup features DJ SHALÉ, Eric Bellinger, and Montell Jordan. Specialty food, retail vendors, and much more awaits!
STAY BLACK AND LIVE
June 19, 2021 | Virtual Event
Juneteenth 2021: Stay Black and Live Vol. 2 is a virtual Juneteenth festival presented by Six Square, CarverMuseumATX, and the Black Austin Coalition in partnership with Jump On It , the Austin Area Urban League, Austin Justice Coalition and GEAYA. The event will feature film screening, free food, art auctions, musical perfromances, poetry, raffle draws, and more!
8TH ANNUAL FATHER’S DAY VIRTUAL RACE EVENT DETAILS
June 20, June 30, 2021 | Virtual Event
Join the Virtual Run Events powered by Moon Joggers’ 8th annual Father’s Day virtual race in 1M, 5K, 10K, 131.1 and 26.2! At least 20% of each registration will be donated Team Hoyt, which works to build the individual character, confidence and self-esteem of America’s disabled and physically challenged young people through inclusion in all facets of daily life. Celebrate the awesome dads out there this Father’s day!
HEAVY MELLOW: FATHER’S DAY CONCERT
June 20, 2021 | Meanwhile Brewing
Join Heavy Mellow on June 20th, Sunday, for a free Father’s Day concert on the Meanwhile outdoor stage. Heavy Mellow is a yacht rock cover band. The event is open for all agents.
PRIDE IN LOCAL MUSIC LIVESTREAM CONCERT
June 30, 2021 | Virtual Event
Pride in Local Music is a virtual event of the Austin and Nashville LGBT Chambers of Commerce. This livestream event celebrates the local music of two of the greatest music cities in America. The event is co-hosted by Nashville’s Shelly Fairchild and Austin’s Patrice Pike.