May 15, 2018
Filed Under: Events

What to Do During Memorial Day Weekend in Austin

There’s nothing quite like a three-day weekend to kick off summer! Whisper Valley encourages you to get out and enjoy Austin’s amazing natural amenities, but if you’re also searching for a fun event or festival to attend during this holiday weekend, we have you covered! Check out these great events going on during Memorial Day Weekend in Austin and nearby.

Hot Luck Festival

May 24-27
Around Austin

The Hot Luck: Live Food & Music festival returns to honor the soul, sweat and DIY diversity of the food and music world. This Austin festival experience blends world-class culinary talent and live music in a wide variety of events across the city. Head to the event website for the schedule and ticket info.

Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival 2018

May 25
100 block of W. Main

Who doesn’t love a crawfish boil? The Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival features live music, arts & crafts vendors, great food, a carnival and pounds upon pounds of crawfish. Admission price varies depending on the date but two-day and three-day weekend passes can also be purchased for $25 and $30, respectively. Visit the event website to learn more.

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Memorial Day Observance

May 28
National Museum of the Pacific War
340 E Main St

Pay tribute to the fallen at the National Museum of the Pacific War’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The event begins at 10 a.m. and is free to the public but seating is limited. Captain William J. Toti, USN (Ret) is this year’s keynote speaker.

Memorial Day Screening: Saving Private Ryan

May 28
Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz
320 E 6th St.

On Memorial Day, Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz will screen the epic American war film set during the invasion of Normandy in World War II. The show begins at 6 p.m. and tickets are on sale now.

Whisper Valley hopes you have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend in Austin! Our geothermal-heated pool is officially open for summer and we cannot wait to host more fun events for our homeowners by the pool. If you’re curious about the Whisper Valley lifestyle, explore our website and be sure to contact us with your questions!