Austin February 2023

Austin February 2023 Events

Austin February 2023 Events

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Average temperature low and high: 45°-65°
Visiting Austin in February has its advantages. Being one of the coldest months of the year, you’ll miss the thick humidity that the city is known for. Despite the weather change, there are still a ton of fun activities that are available even in the heart of winter. Some annual events may change or be different due to the COVID-19 virus, but we will continue to update this page with any new information that organizers may release.

February Event Calendar

OUTsider Fest

OUTsider Fest

Through many different kinds of mediums including music, film, performance art, writing, and more, the OUTsider Fest challenges the norm of festivals as we know it. Through meaningful collaborations from queer artists, the festival encourages thoughtful dialogue between artists, scholars, and the general public. The full festival lineup and official dates are TBA. In response to COVID-19, organizers say that OUTsider 2021 will likely be a hybrid happening, with several small socially-distanced events and a series of UNCOMMON, interactive, intimate online experiences.

ILLfest

ILLfest

Attend one of the hottest music and street art festivals in the country.  Postponed from 2021, ILLfest is finally back with an amazing musical lineup and some of the most stunning graffiti art pieces around.  See Snake Hips, Craze, and Reaper perform live, to name just a few of the dozens of artists scheduled, and then head to afterparties around Austin with even more music to groove to.  Tickets start at $342.

Austin Marathon, Half-Marathon, & 5K

Austin Marathon, Half-Marathon, & 5K

Whether you’re braving the cold and participating in the running festivities or just looking to cheer on the athletes from the sidelines (preferably with a hot chocolate in hand), the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon races are a sight to behold. The course zigzags through the heart of downtown Austin with plenty to see and do along the way. Be sure to check out the Finish Line festival which will feature a beer garden, live music, and, in true Austin fashion, food trucks!

Cirque du Soleil Ovo

Cirque du Soleil will be in Austin with jaw-dropping performances and acts. This particular production, Ovo, is anticipated to be filled with lots of high energy and acrobatics. In the world of Ovo, expect lots of vibrant colors and theatrics with a theme that will make you feel like you are in an immersive ecosystem inhabited by a colony of insects. With 8 separate shows scheduled in Atlanta, there will be plenty of opportunity for this experience. Ticket prices range from $40-$150, depending on seating, and can be purchased here.

Mardi Gras Bar Crawl - Austin

Mardi Gras Bar Crawl - Austin

Get out your craziest costume and have a little taste of New Orleans in Austin. Get ready to let the good times roll at this Mardi-Gras-themed bar hop. Expect to collect lots of beads, drink traditional New Orleans cocktails, and party all day as Sixth street transforms into Bourbon street. A ticket to the festivities grants you cover-free access to participating bars, discounted food and drink specials, a light-up souvenir cup, and more. Tickets are $12. 

Austin Oyster Festival

Austin Oyster Festival

Enjoy oysters in every form at the Austin Oyster Festival.  Fried, raw, baked, or roasted, you can find it here.  While you dine, enjoy bloody marys and other cocktails and listen to live performances from amazing local artists.  Tickets cost $70 and can be purchased through the Austin Oyster Festival website.

RADwood Austin

RADwood Austin

Step foot back into the 80s and 90s at RADwood. It is the only automobile lifestyle event that celebrates that era. You can plan to attend and sell or trade your car, purchase one, or just be immersed in the environment while browsing the cool, rare car models. Tickets are $15. More info on the event and on how to purchase tickets are available online. 

VEGANCHILL Fest

VEGANCHILL Fest

VEGANCHILL is everything Austin (and the world) needs right now. This highly-anticipated annual event offers two types of tickets - including general admission and VIP holders. But no matter the type of ticket you purchase, everyone is entitled to complimentary Beyond Meat finger foods throughout the event. Delectable vegan food and drinks will be served throughout the festival, along with a live DJ and entertainment - including Drag Queens and Dancers.

Austin Events in February

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming Events

Fri, Feb 10 at Mohawk Brody Price
Fri, Feb 17 at Antone's MOVED FROM 9/16/22: North Mississippi Allstars
Sat, Feb 18 at Antone's MOVED FROM 9/17/22: North Mississippi Allstars
Wed, Feb 22 at Mohawk Show Me The Body: World War Tour
Things to do in Austin

Things to Do in Austin in February

Broken Spoke

Broken Spoke

When in Texas, do as the Texans do. Eat good barbecue, gather with friends, and of course, go to an authentic honky tonk bar. Dubbed as the “Best Little Texas Honky Tonk in Texas,” the Broken Spoke doesn’t disappoint. You can take line dancing classes, eat chicken fried steak, and listen to some of the very best live music that Austin has to offer. It’s conveniently located on South Lamar Boulevard, about a 10-minute drive from downtown.

Take A Spa Day

Take A Spa Day
Handle that wintery dry skin during a luxurious spa day in Austin.  Enjoy the exclusive milk and honey facial at the aptly named Milk & Honey, get a hot stone massage at Viva Day Spa, or try an antioxidant body wrap at Spavia.  You'll walk away stress-free and feeling pampered.