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24 Things to Do in Austin in February | Austin February Events

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Things to do Around Austin in February

  • February 2Special Olympics 2018
    Mel’s Lone Star Lanes 1010 N. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626
    The Special Olympics is a year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. This event gives them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills, and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
  • February 2- February 3Trevor Noah
    Bass Concert Hall 2350 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
    Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Trevor will talk about the world that shaped him through true stories that are sometimes dark, occasionally bizarre, frequently tender, and always hilarious!
  • February 2- February 4BDY HAX 2018
    Sheraton Austin Hotel 701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
    The Body Hacking Convention is a three-day celebration of human enhancement, transhumanism, and biohacking. With a special focus on DIY healthcare and other body hacks, BDYHAX brings together industry experts such as Angel Giuffira, Arabelle Sicardi, Justin Sanchez and John Zerzan, curious newcomers, and everyone else in between.
  • February 3Military Athletics Bass Tournament
    Lake Kyle Park 700 Lehman Rd, Kyle, TX 78640
    Military Athletics will be hosting a bass tournament for all ages. Make sure to bring your fishing poles, nets and lures. Live bait is not permitted during the tournament. There will also be a free kids clinic during the tournament where kids can participate in a range of activities, lessons, tips, contests, prizes, and freebies. All equipment is provided, as well as some complimentary gifts. Bring your kids and let them experience the pure joys of the outdoors! Parking is free.
  • February 03Rodeo Austin Gala
    Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
    The Rodeo Austin Gala is one of Austin’s largest black tie affairs! Silent auction bidding is made easy with fast and fun mobile bidding and continues well into the evening. A purchase of a Rodeo Austin Gala table helps Rodeo Austin Gala support Texas youth through scholarship and other award giving.
  • February 03Hotrods and Hatters Car Show
    Caldwell County Courthouse 110 S. Main Street, Lockhart, TX 78644
    Over 30 city blocks of hot rods, “drive in” style movie, food trucks, vendors, restaurants and boutiques host a little something everyone in the family can enjoy!
  • February 3- February 24Free Fitness on the Plaza
    Whole Foods 525 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
    Join Barre3 on the plaza at Whole Foods for free workouts the entire month of February and March. Make sure to bring a mat and water for the workout!
  • February 9Jurassic Park Live
    Long Center for the Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
    Jurassic Park, one of the most thrilling science fiction adventures ever made will come alive at the Long Center! Renowned paleontologists Alan Grant and Ellie Sattler are part of an exclusive group invited to the island for a sneak preview of the park’s wonders. When things go wrong, they must fight for their lives against unimaginable dangers in a world in which dinosaurs once again rule the earth.
  • February 10Carnaval Brasilerio
    Palmer Events Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
    Austin’s Carnaval Brasileiro is one of the biggest Brazilian Carnaval celebrations outside Brazil. Their unique semi-cohesive and conscious environment have been growing like Austin. Brasileiro-style samba, costumes, and wild abandon can all be seen in the heart of Texas. So come out and celebrate carnaval with your family and friends!
  • February 112nd Annual Valentine’s Day Pet Portraits
    Jo’s Coffee 1300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
    Stop down and get a portrait of your pet for Valentine’s Day. Zilker Bark and Drink and Click will be taking pictures of your dogs at Austin’s iconic “I love you so much” wall. The photo prints are $35 each, and the earnings will go to Austin Pets Alive as a donation. Access is limited, so make sure you sign up as soon as you can!
  • February 11Adam Trent
    ACL Live 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
    Broadway and TV star, Adam Trent, is bringing his signature brand of magic and illusion to Austin! Produced by the creative team behind The Illusionists, the world’s best-selling touring magic show, Adam Trent is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy, and music designed to entertain the entire family. This show will not disappoint!
  • February 11Jo’s Chilli Cook-Off
    Hotel San Jose 1316 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
    Entry is free for Jo’s Chilli Cook-Off, so come and enjoy the day while listening to some great live music! Chili tasting wristbands are $20; which get you a sample of each chili along with one ticket to vote for your favorite. Winner’s will be announced at 3 PM, so get your vote in early!
  • February 13- February 15School of Rock: The Musical
    Bass Concert Hall 2350 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX 78712
    Based on the hit film School of Rock, this musical will feature 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs and a kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher, turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping rock band!
  • February 14Valentine’s Day
  • February 14- February 18Cirque du Soleil Crystal
    Cedar Park Center 2100 Ave of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
    The world famous and critically acclaimed show, Cirque du Soleil presents to you its first ice skating experience! World-Class ice skaters and acrobats will take you to an exhilarating tale of self-discovery with carves electrifying moments and breathtaking artistry. This unique show will create an unforgettable moment!
  • February 14- February 18OUTsider Fest
    Various locations Austin, TX
    OUTsider Fest encourages participants to explore beyond their artistic comfort zones and create new interactions between artists, academics, and audience members from around the globe. This non-profit organization celebrates the bold originality and creativity of the LGBTQ+ communities through overlooked and out-of-the-box films, dance, theater, performance art, music, writing and visual art.
  • February 16Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All
    Frank Erwin Center 1701 Red River, Austin, TX 78701
    One of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, Gabriel Iglesias, is coming to Austin! Iglesias is one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with over 300,000,000 views. Gabriel also has had the distinct honor of being one of the few to headline and sell-out Madison Square Garden and The Microsoft Theater. His show is the perfect thing to do with friends for a night out!
  • February 18Austin Marathon and Half Marathon
    Downtown Austin, TX
    The 27th Anniversary of The Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K is a weekend-long event with over 75,000 visitors and 17,000 runners. Runners will experience Austin at its best by running along iconic landmarks such as UT Tower, The I Love You Mural and Lady Bird Lake. At the finish line, the runners will be greeted by cheering crowds in front of the Texas State Capitol on historic Congress Ave.
  • February 21Dancing With the Stars: LIVE!
    Bass Concert Hall 2350 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX 78712
    TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America in Dancing with the Stars: Live! Fans have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers perform live in the all-new production. This show will showcase ballroom and contemporary dances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling group numbers, steamy duets and over the top original pieces.
  • February 24Austin Oyster Festival
    Seaholm Lawn 800 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701
    The executive chef of Eddie V’s will prepare oysters in nearly every way imaginable such as on the half shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo and more! There will be a bloody mary bar with Deep Eddy featuring specialty cocktails, premium wines, and beers! While enjoying the delicious oysters, there will be live music and prizes!
  • February 24Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!
    Bass Concert Hall 2350 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX 78712
    The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live, based on the PBS Kids TV series, brings your favorite characters back on board! The beloved characters come alive on stage to captivate you with new songs to sing along to, magical moments, and surprise guests along the way. It’s an event filled with fun while teaching valuable lessons of kindness, helping others, and being a friend. This is a great event to take your family to!
  • February 28Austin Music Awards 2018
    ACL Live 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
    Austin Music Awards has honored Austin’s local music community and recognized the best Austin artists, bands and industry masterminds for 36 years. This event recognizes Austin’s outstanding live music achievements from the previous year. The AMA has presented numerous genres of music from Texas, including rock, country, blues, Latino, folk, punk, pop, world, and classical which have forged Austin’s international music reputation.

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