6 Austin Events To Get Excited For This June

June 08, 2015

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Fit Foodie 5K Race

Fit Foodie Race 5K

Cooking Light & Health magazine’s Fit Foodie 5K Weekend is jam-packed with celebrity chef tastings, culinary and fitness demonstrations, yoga sessions, and a fitness bootcamp, all led by celebrity trainers and fitness experts.

When: June 12-14th
Where: Mueller Neighborhood
Tickets: Purchase here

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Wellness Natural Pet Food Wagon

Wellness Natural Pet Food Wagon!

Pets and pet parents alike can come “wag their tails” in front of the Wellness Natural Pet Food wagon – and for every photo shared using the hashtag #WagsforWellness, Wellness Natural Pet Food will donate a bag of Wellness pet food to shelter pets in need.

Come check out the dog agility course, brush your pup’s teeth with a doggy toothbrush and sample the latest Wellness pet food and treats.

When: June 9 – 14th
Where: Various locations throughout Austin
Info: Free, schedule here


Taste of North Austin

Taste of North Austin at the Domain

The eighth annual Taste of North Austin, an all-day festival featuring delicious small bites and refreshing beverages from 20 of the best restaurants in The Domain and North Austin, will take place Saturday, June 13 from 11a.m. – 4 p.m. Austinites will also enjoy free live music, prize giveaways and children’s entertainment. Guests opting for the VIP experience will receive a goody bag, complimentary drinks and access to the VIP lounge.

When: June 13, 2015, 11am – 4pm
Where: The Domain
Tickets: 10-tastes for $20, or the VIP experience for an additional $15.


Concerts In The Park

Austin Symphony Hartman Foundation “Concerts in the Park”

In its 13th summer season, these free ensemble concerts take place in the Hartman Concert Park in front of the Long Center City Terrace and run on Sunday evenings from May 31st through August 23rd (except July 5th) 7:30 p.m. A gift from the Hartman Family Foundation, these concerts are presented to the Austin community in thanks for its continued, generous support. (Photo via Free Fun In Austin)

Free Parking is available at One Texas Center located on Barton Springs Rd. @ S. 1st St. Paid parking is available at the Palmer Garage for $8

When: May 31st – August 23rd
Where: The Long Center, 701 West Riverside Dr
Tickets: Free! Check the schedule here


Movies In The Park

Movies In The Park

Movies in the Park is a series of free films brought to you by the Austin Parks Foundation, and presented by the #1 movie theater in America, the Alamo Drafthouse. Each year, APF and the Drafthouse bring you totally free movies right in downtown Austin. Residents and visitors bring their blanket or lawn chairs (and often a picnic dinner!) for a fun and relaxing evening under the beautiful Austin night sky.

Dogs, picnics, and lawn chairs are welcome. Alcoholic beverages, glass and styrofoam are not permitted in the park.

When: June 4th, 11th, 25th
Where: Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St
Tickets: Free, check movie schedule here


Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool

Barton Springs Pool is the spot in Austin to cool off during the 100 degree weather!

When: April 26, 2015 – October 31, 2015
Where: 2201 Barton Springs Rd
Tickets: $3 for adults and $1 for kids (residents), $4 for adults and $2 for kids (non-residents)


Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.