10 Things to Do in Austin This Summer Instead of Doing Laundry

Posted on 6/28/2024 by Oli

Summer in Austin is packed with exciting events and activities that you definitely don't want to miss. And while you're out enjoying the best that Austin has to offer, let NoScrubs take care of your laundry. Here are ten fantastic things to do in Austin this summer:

1. Austin Asian American Film Festival (June 26 - June 30)

Dive into diverse stories and cultural experiences at the Austin Asian American Film Festival. This event showcases a variety of films from Asian and Asian American filmmakers, providing a unique cinematic experience.

2. Float Film Fridays at Austin Motel (Starting July 5)

Every Friday night, starting July 5, float in the pool at the Austin Motel while watching classic films like Top Gun, Twister, Mean Girls, Road House, and Scream. It's a fun way to beat the heat and enjoy a movie.

3. Cage the Elephant Concert (July 11)

Catch Grammy-winning rock band Cage the Elephant live at the Moody Center. Known for their electrifying performances, this concert is sure to be a highlight of the summer.

4. Zilker Summer Musical (July 12 - August 17)

Enjoy the 65th Annual Zilker Summer Musical with a production of Legally Blonde the Musical. Performances run Thursday through Sunday evenings at the Zilker Hillside Theatre, offering free entertainment under the stars.

5. Barton Springs Pool

Cool off at Barton Springs Pool, one of Austin's most famous natural spring-fed swimming pools. It's the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the summer sun.

6. Shrek: The Musical (July 18 - 20)

Head to the AISD Performing Arts Center for Shrek: The Musical. With performances on July 18, 19, and a matinee on July 20, this family-friendly show is a great way to enjoy some theatrical fun.

7. Seattle Sounders vs. Austin FC (July 13)

Support Austin FC as they take on the Seattle Sounders at Q2 Stadium. The lively atmosphere and thrilling soccer action make for an exciting evening.

8. Mueller Farmers Market (Every Sunday)

Visit the Mueller Farmers Market every Sunday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Enjoy fresh, local produce, artisanal goods, and a vibrant community atmosphere.

9. Austin Chamber Music Festival (June 7 - July 14)

Experience world-class chamber music at the Austin Chamber Music Festival, featuring local, emerging, and international artists. Performances are held over three weekends at UT Austin's Bates Recital Hall.

10. Sips & Sounds Festival (June 29 - 30)

Join the Sips & Sounds Festival at the Circuit of the Americas for a weekend of live music, food, and drinks. With performances from top artists and plenty of activities, it's a perfect way to spend a summer weekend.

These events highlight the vibrant culture and exciting activities that make Austin a great place to be in the summer. With NoScrubs taking care of your laundry, you can fully enjoy these fantastic events without any worry. Happy summer, Austin!

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