01 Jan Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle: Top 10 January Events
Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 10 January Events
Now until February 15, 2018
PrintAustin educates the public about printmaking by showcasing internationally acclaimed print collections at the university level. The festival offers in-house artist talks and educational printmaking workshops!
Polar Bear Splash 2018
Barton Springs Pool January 1st, 2018
9:00 am to 2:30 pm
The Polar Bear Splash is held annually on New Year’s Day at Barton Springs Pool. At the event, group costumes and plunges into the inviting 68 degree water are highly encouraged. T-shirts will be for sale and free coffee and donuts will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. So, bring out your friends and family to swim, shiver and plunge into the new year! Also when posting your plunge photo, remember to include #atxpolarbearsplash2018 in your caption.
Children’s Book Fair
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
January 6th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Wildflower Center will host the 2018 Austin’s Children Book Fair. Come out to enjoy story time with your favorite characters and children authors, or to discover great books to take home! Book donations will also be accepted at the event, and collected throughout the weekend, for the Recycled Reads Program at the Austin Public Library.
Bass Concert Hall
January 16st, 2018 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Bring your family and friends to see the musical Finding Neverland, “a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” The critically acclaimed musical is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus who tells the most incredible story of the most magical and fun character; Peter Pan!
Grand Opening of Teji’s Indian Restaurant & Bar
616 E 6 ST.
January 19th, 2018
Teji’s Indian Restaurant & Bar is opening their 3rd location on 6th St. This restaurant offers healthy, delicious food that will add a little spice to any palate. This cuisine is distinguished by its various dressing, herbs and spices used in every dish. Enjoy $3 off any purchase starting at 6pm!
City Wide Garage Sale
Palmer Events Center
January 20-21st, 2018
Keeping Austin Vintage Since 1977. A secret resource for Interior Designers, Set Designers and Lovers of everything Vintage! You may participate if you are selling second hand, antique or used merchandise — new items are not allowed.
3M Half Marathon
Central Austin Hunt Trail & Great Northern Blvd
January 21th, 2018
The 3M Half Marathon draws runners from across the country who have come to see what Austin is all about – iconic sites, the delicious food, and the vast community that brings out the best in people. At the finish line along Congress, there will be music, awesome food trucks, and a medal for participating in the race!
Tribeza Interiors Tour 2018
Various Austin Locations
January 21st, 2018
A self-guided, self-paced tour showcasing the unique home design of Austin-based decorators and designers, including: Andrea Giles of Andrea Leigh Interiors, Christen Ales Interior Design, Erin Williamson, HOTELette by Allison Crawford Design, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects + Melanie Clapp, John Allison of NEST Modern, Katie Kime, Kimberly Renner of The Renner Project, Merrilee McGehee Interior Design and Robin Colton Studio. It’s sure to be a fantastic day!
Harlem Globetrotters World Tour
Frank Erwin Center
Now through Jan 26. 2018
The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action-packed 2018 World Tour against the Washington Generals! If you love basketball or action, then you’ll love this action-packed game with star-studded players who have amazing skills! They are so good that they broke the world record for highest upwards basketball shot! This is a great event to bring your family and friends to.
15th Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival
Palmer Events Center
January 27 – 29, 2018
The 15th Annual Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival hosts artists of all kinds from all over the world to showcase their passion in multiple forms and media!