Love month is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the crisp air and beautiful foliage. There are so many great events happening this month that you should definitely plan on attending. So whether you like basketball, comedy, music, visual art, or theater performances, you can be sure that the city has got an event just for you!
Here are a few of our favorites:
THEATRE and CONCERT
February 2-5, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
Cirque Du Soleil Corteo is a joyous touring production that combines the magic of carnival and cirque. The show broke records during its 10-year Canadian tour in the mid 2000s, but now it’s back to delight audiences once again with gravity-defying aerial acrobatics, chandeliers, tightropes, bouncing beds and helium-filled balloons!
February 2 & 5, 2023 | Dell Hall at Long Center For The Performing Arts, Austin, TX
The story of Sweeney Todd, the Barber of Fleet Street, is dark and brooding, yet sharply comic. The late and much-beloved Stephen Sondheim created what Washington Post classical music critic Anne Midgette calls “the great American opera of the late 20th century.”
February 14-15, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
Adam Sandler is heading out on tour and we’re not missing it! The one and only Adam Sandler will be dusting off his wry observations for a solo comedy tour that’ll have you rolling in the aisles. A stalwart of the 90s comedy scene, Sandler rose through the ranks to become one of Hollywood’s most prolific comedy actors and producers.
February 14-19, 2023 | Bass Concert Hall – Texas Performing Arts Center, 2350 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
There’s nothing like a good love story, and Broadway’s most extravagant musical is coming to you! Based on the beloved movie of the same name, Aladdin follows a plucky young hero as he tries to win the heart of Princess Jasmine and keep his magic lamp (Genie included) from the clutches of the evil Jafar!
February 16, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
Finally, Bruce Springsteen is heading out on tour again! The Boss and the E Street Band will be playing over 30 shows to over 60,000 fans across the US over the course of two years. Don’t miss your chance to see this icon of American rock live on stage once again.
February 22-23, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
Journey has thrilled millions with their many hits including “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Faithfully,” and “Open Arms.” They are known for their high energy shows, incredible musicianship and dynamic songwriting. Journey is an institution, so don’t miss the band that brought you the best of rock n roll on tour.
February 23-26, 2023 | Cap City Comedy Club – 8120 Research Blvd #100, Austin, TX 78758
Rob Schneider returns to the stand-up stage with a new routine, taking his audience on a wild ride from being a high school dropout to becoming a comedy superstar. If you’re looking for laughs, look no further!
SHOWS AND FESTIVITIES
February 1-28, 2023 | Various Venues
To commemorate Black History Month there will be events throughout the city celebrating important people and moments in time in African-American history. This month will provide us with the opportunity to learn about their roots, celebrate their culture, and most importantly pay homage to those who have paved the way for generations of other blacks all over the world.
February 5, 2023 | Speakeasy – 412 Congress Avenue #D Austin, TX 78701 United States
Come to the annual party that is Brazilian style Mardi Gras. Don’t miss the opportunity to dance, get your face painted, eat a pão de queijo, or show off your crazy costumes.
February 5, 2023 | Jo’s Coffee – 1300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Who doesn’t love chili? This year is your chance to taste the best chili around the area, from local restaurants and amateur chefs. Enjoy some live music, cold beer and tasty chili from Jo’s Chili Cook-Off.
February 11, 2023 | Fair Market – 1100 E 5th Street, Austin, TX 78702
This festival is your chance to taste the best local, bottled Bloody Mary mixes. Attendees vote for their favorite and help crown The People’s Choice award all while sampling local craft food, beverages and specialty cocktails.
February 18, 2023 | Blind Pig Pub – 317 East 6th Street Austin, TX 78701 United States
The Mardi Gras Bar Crawl is a night of live music, parades, food trucks, games & more! You can meet up with other crawlers from around Texas or be part of an epic day of fun in downtown Austin.
February 19, 2023 | Downtown Austin, TX 78701 United States
The Austin Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5K is a race that takes place around February. This event offers runners an opportunity to participate in a fun, family-friendly event where they can run and walk alongside thousands of other runners from around the world.
February 25, 2023 | Republic Square – 422 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701, United States
The Oyster Festival is a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates the flavor and versatility of the most iconic shellfish. The festival features live music and entertainment, and serving up fresh oysters and other seafood dishes, as well as craft beer, wine and cocktails!
Date to be confirmed | Springdale Station – 979 Springdale Rd Suite #160, Austin, TX 78702, USA
Veganchill Fest is a one-day festival that features the best vegan food and drinks, live entertainment and more. Enjoy a live DJ and performance from Drag Queens and Dancers.
Date to be confirmed | Austin, TX, USA
The ILLfest Music Festival is a celebration of all things music, art and culture. It’s an annual festival that brings together music lovers from around the world to enjoy live performances from top artists every year.
February 27 – March 5, 2023 | Westwood Country Club – 3808 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703, USA
The ATX Open is the only professional tour-level tennis tournament held annually in Austin. This will be Austin’s premier tournament, bringing the top stars in tennis to the city and showcasing Austin’s unique culture.
February 9-26, 2023| AT&T Center – 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219, USA
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo is a family friendly event that offers entertainment, shopping opportunities and events for all ages. It’s the largest, most prestigious single event in the city of San Antonio, with over 5 million visitors each year. And since its inception in 1949, it has honored San Antonio’s legacy as a city of fun and culture.
February 1, 2023| AT&T Center – 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219, USA
Watch the San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings game on February 1, 2023, and enjoy an exhilarating game.
February 3, 2023| AT&T Center – 1 AT&T Center Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78219, USA
Witness the Spurs and the Philly 76ers match up at the AT&T center to compete for game leagues.
From arts and culture to historical celebrations, there’s bound to be something fun to enjoy this February. You’ll never run out of things to do with your family in Austin.