Austin Parade of India: Celebrate Indian Independence Day

August 10, 2017 3:00 pm

The Austin Parade of India will celebrate the 71st anniversary of India's independence this August. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 12th, the Parade of India winds through the streets of Austin, celebrating Indian culture and commemorating the country's first ever Independence Day.

Come check out the free parade to experience a little slice of Indian culture without ever leaving the city. In addition to the colorful parade, which will be packed with elements of Indian tradition, the parade also brings classic Indian fare to the city. Savor everything from naan to curry as you enjoy the up-tempo parade in Austin. Admission is free, so you're welcome to bring friends and family along to this fun event!

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Celebrate Summery Treats at the 11th Annual Austin Ice Cream Festival on Aug. 12th

August 10, 2017 10:00 am

Austin Scoops, the Cold Cookie Company, and Steel City Pops are just a few of the purveyors of frosty treats slated to compete at this year's Austin Ice Cream Festival. They'll be fighting for the title of Fan Fave Flave, offering up samples of signature ice creams like Saigon Cinnamon, White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle, and Whiskey Honey.

Come out to Fiesta Gardens along Lady Bird Lake on Saturday, August 12th to taste test your way through the various ice creams. General admission is only $15, which includes three tasting tickets and access to the fun and games. In between licks of ice cream, you can build your own masterpiece as part of the popsicle stick sculpture contest, learn how to make your own frozen desserts, or go rock-climbing. Kids and dogs are welcome.

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Sample Fine Food Truck Fare at Trailer Food Tuesdays

August 2, 2017 9:01 am

On select Tuesdays this summer, the Long Center welcomes mobile food vendors (and fans of mobile food) for Trailer Food Tuesdays, a recurring event throughout the summer. Previous events have featured up to 20 food trucks serving everything from tacos and pizza to loaded sandwiches and ice cream. This summer, the upcoming event is slated for Tuesday, August 15th from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to food, Trailer Food Tuesdays also promise live music from local musicians and a curated selection of alcoholic beverages, too. Real Ale Brewing is the featured brewery at the upcoming events.

There is no admission fee to this festival-like event; instead, guests simply have to pay for their desired food and drinks. There are a number of picnic tables and seats throughout the outdoor event, but guests are also encouraged to bring their own beach chairs. Will you be heading out to this mobile food extravaganza?

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