Fourth of July in Austin
by Caroline Miesch
Looking for an ice-cold beer and somewhere to show off your best stars and stripes outfit? There’s something for everyone this holiday weekend and Tribeza doesn’t want you to miss out on any of it! From fireworks to dance parties, we’ll keep you busy all weekend long.
Austin Symphony July 4th Concert & Fireworks Show:
For the traditional music and fireworks celebration, grab a picnic blanket, your red, white and blue, and head to the park for a good time.
When: Tuesday, July 4, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Vic Mathias Shores, 900 W Riverside Dr.
Hill Country Galleria Independence Day Celebration
How about an evening of shopping and dining followed by live music and fireworks? Just remember your chairs for the show!
When: Tuesday, July 4, music at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m.
Where: Hill Country Galleria, 12700 Hill Country Blvd.
Sertoma 4th of July Celebration
Everything you need for a great time for the entire family! From parades and petting zoos to arts and crafts and a bounce house, there’ll be activities to enjoy all day long.
When: Tuesday, July 4, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Georgetown Sertoma, 1003 N. Austin Ave.
Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic
Always the Austin favorite, get yourself to Willie’s Picnic for a full day of musical performances by Sheryl Crow, Nelson & Family, Kacey Musgraves, Jamey Johnson and more.
When: Tuesday, July 4, 11 a.m.
Where: Austin360 Amphitheatre Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd.
Volstead Weekend Celebration:
Celebrate the fourth all weekend long with musical performances throughout the day from Crashing in with King Louie, ULOVEi, DJ Beastmode and more.
When: Now through Tuesday, July 4, 5 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Where: The Volstead, 1500 E 6th St.
Food & Drink
The Independence Day Taco Revolución:
If what you want is an ice-cold beer and a delicious taco, the Independence Brewing Company on Saturday is the place for you.
When: Saturday, July 1, 2 – 10 p.m.
Where: Independence Brewing Co., 3913 Todd Ln. #607
Seventh Annual Corn Dog Eating Contest:
It wouldn’t be America’s birthday without the classic corn dog-eating contest! Drinks are included with the $20 entry fee that goes to local charities.
When: Tuesday, July 4, 2 p.m.
Where: Black Sheep Lodge, 2108 S Lamar Blvd.
Fourth of July Buffet:
For the ultimate foodie, Trio at the the Four Seasons is hosting a 4th of July Buffet with everything from Shrimp Ceviche to Oak-Smoked Brisket. Don’t forget to snag a reservation!
When: Tuesday, July 4, 5 – 9 p.m.
Where: Four Season Hotel, 98 San Jacinto Blvd.
Independence Day Cookout:
One of our favorite leather makers, Noah Marion, is inviting everyone to his shop for burgers, brats and beers. Plus, he’s also offering 20% off store items during the festivities. Stop by for a good time!
When: Sunday, July 2, noon – 5 p.m.
Where: Noah Marion Quality Goods, 2053 S. Lamar Blvd.
Sound Wave 4th of July Special:
Head over to the W Austin Wet Deck for good drinks, sunshine and great music at their Sound Wave 4th of July Celebration with live music by Bird Peterson. All you need is your bathing suit and a $20 entry fee.
When: Tuesday, July 4, noon – sundown
Where: W Austin Wet Deck, 200 Lavaca St.
Read more from the Food Issue | July 2017