May has lots to offer the Austin community. Check out some of the events happening this month!
Old Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival
May 7 – 8: East Sixth Street
The oldest and largest art festival in Central Texas. Bring your family out to enjoy the free event as musicians, food vendors, artists, and crafters close down Sixth Street for the fair. Find more information on the festival’s website, here.
West Austin Studio Tour
May 14 – 15 & May 21 – 22: Across West Austin
The West Austin Studio Tour is a free, self-guided tour that celebrates Austin’s talented and wildly diverse creative community. The public is invited to discover new artistic talent, see working studios, learn about artists’ tools, techniques and inspirations, explore galleries and a variety of exhibitions, and immerse themselves in the arts and local business communities. Find all the details here.
The Color Run
May 16: Travis County Expo Center
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5K on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Now the single largest event series in the world. Register here as in individual runner or as a team.
Life Time Tri CapTex
May 30: Ladybird Lake & Downtown Austin
This event attracts premier athletes as well as first time triathletes. The event includes the USA Paratriathlon National Championship, sprint and international distances, First Tri distance and sprint and international distance relays. You can sign up to volunteer here.
Round Rock Express
Multiple Dates: Dell Diamond
Head out to the ballgame in Round Rock to enjoy some peanuts and crackerjacks (and fireworks on Fridays). Get your tickets here to root, root, root for the home team!