Goodbye August, hello September

What to do in Austin this month


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The Austin area offers a variety of things to do this September.

Splash Jam: September 2

Cool off this Labor Day weekend at Milburn Park for a fun day of swimming, live music, inflatables, carnival games, and fireworks! Admission is free, however, you may want to bring some cash for the games and food. Milburn pool will be open from 1 pm to 8 pm and the festivities will start at 6 pm.

Free day of yoga: September 3

Join participating studios across the Austin area for a free yoga class! Take this opportunity on your day off from school to have a relaxing day with friends and family to try yoga for the first time or to experience a new style of it. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in and bring a towel or yoga mat to class as some studios do not provide them.

Zilker Relays: September 7

Known as the unofficial kickoff of the fall racing season in Austin, this annual run is a 2.5-mile course that starts and finishes in the north side of Zilker Park. Grab your friends and family who love to exercise and participate in a 4×2.5 mile relay race! Kids 12 and under can run or walk as well and can compete in the Zilker Kids Relay. Family and friends are also welcome to come and watch.

Waterloo music festival: September 7-9

The Waterloo music festival celebrates the roots of Austin music culture and features three full days of national renowned jam bands performing alongside some of the city’s finest music acts during a weekend of camping. The event is held in Austin at Carson Creek Ranch overlooking the Colorado River. A day pass is $70 and a weekend pass is $180.

Austin museum day: September 23

This special day is put together by a non- profit organization called the Austin Museum Partnership. It will feature free exhibitions and activities at participating museums in the Austin area. Some participating museums are the Thinkery, Bullock Texas State History Museum, and The Blanton Museum of Art.