Looking forward to an awesome month in Austin? We have made a list of events and activities for you to enjoy this February! The weather is cooler, but that doesn’t stop us outdoor lovers and event seekers this February. Annual events such as Carnaval Brasieiro and Modern Home Tour Austin are some favorites to attend. There are plenty of other things to do, like running the Livestrong Marathon or kicking off rodeo season at the Cowboy Breakfast, to make this February in Austin one for the books!
January 14–February 15 | Hyde Park Theatre Frontera Fest – The Hyde Park Theater’s Frontera Fest will showcase various works for one whole month.
February 1 | Carnaval Brasileiro – Experience one of the biggest Brazilian carnaval celebrations outside of Brazil
February 1| Modern Home Tour Austin – Local architects showcase the city’s modern architectural marvels in this annual tour.
February 6| First Thursday – Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it’s a great event for families!
February 6 | West End First Thursday – Make the first Thursday of every month a night to spend at a gallery in the West End.
February 6-9 | Rancho Alegre Conjunto Festival – The annual three-day festival of Conjunto power will be at Moose Lodge Family Center of Austin.
February 8 | Mock Surgery & More – For the 23rd year, the public can go to Seton Hospital and see first-hand what the surgery world is all about with demonstrations, hands-on activities and discussions.
February 12 | Nerd Nite – Gather at a 6th Street bar with your fellow nerds for drinks, conversation and fun.
February 16 | Livestrong Austin Marathon and Half Marathon – Run along the historic and scenic sites of Austin to support Livestrong and the fight against cancer.
February 19-22 | Austin Energy Regional Science Festival – Get your science on at one of Texas’ largest regional science fairs, with over 2,000 participants from 3rd to 12th grades.
February 21 | Cowboy Breakfast – Kickoff the 2014 Austin Rodeo at the Texas-sized buffet with live entertainment.
February 21-23 | Austin Jugglefest – A weekend filled with 20 hours of juggling workshops, games, prizes, trick trading, vendors and more!
February 22 & 23That Takes the Cake! – Enjoy tasty treats, classed, and decorating competetions from the pros of sugar art and cake decoration.
February 23 – Kosher Chili Cook-Off – Fun, music, and chili – compete or eat! Enough said.
February 28 – East End Fourth Friday – Enjoy a night of jazz and arts in the East End on the fourth Friday of every month.
February 28 | Westlake Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala – The Westlake Chamber hosts this annual event to honnor businesses, employees and citizens of the Westlake community.