July 4th is finally here and we are ready to get out in the sun! Whether you’re a local looking to opt outside during the long weekend or visiting Austin during July 4th, here are some great ways to spend the holiday weekend in Austin and the Texas Hill Country. Our doors are also open for those seeking new treasures in their life…
Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks
Join Austin’s largest Independence Day celebration on July 4, 2021 at Auditorium Shores and the Long Center. The Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks includes patriotic music by the Austin Symphony with a grand finale fireworks display over Lady Bird Lake. Witness the action from the Long Center or from the South First Street Bridge. Get there early and leave the chairs at home – this is a popular spot. Other bridge viewing options: Congress Bridge and Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge.
Bob Schneider’s Independence Day Celebration
Another fan favorite is Austin musician Bob Schneider’s Independence Day Celebration. Bring the family out on Saturday, July 3, 2021 and join the local legend at the Nutty Brown Amphitheater, followed by (you guessed it) a firework show!
Beyond Van Gogh
The works of legendary painter Vincent van Gogh come to life at Circuit of The Americas. This immersive experience uses advanced projection technology to create a journey into Van Gogh’s life, dreams, thoughts, and paintings. Visit the Beyond Van Gogh website for tickets.
Mama Kong Cambodian Wing Pop-Up
Cambodian soul food spot Mama Kong is setting up a temporary shop at Kitty Cohen’s, serving up pork-stuffed chicken wings and other fare. Food service will begin at noon and will continue until the chicken is sold out. Get more details on the pop-up website.
Independence Brewing Co. presents Red White & Bluegrass
Start the patriotic party a day early with beer, live music, and crawfish at Independence Brewing Co. Guests can purchase plates full of spicy eats from HoodooCrawfish and sip on Independence’s exclusive brews all afternoon. Special guests Grass Half Full will provide the bluegrass tunes to keep the energy high. Admission is free.
Alamo Drafthouse presents Jaws on the Water
Take to the waters at Volente Beach for an evening of cinematic thrills and chills. Guests to Jaws on the Water will get to float up to a huge inflatable outdoor screen to watch the iconic 1975 film, Jaws. Additional highlights include water slides, beach play, food and drinks, and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own tubes, as they will not be provided onsite. Capacity is limited. Purchase your tickets and view all showtimes on the event website.
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