Austin February Events Guide
There are plenty of family-friendly festivities for you and your loved ones to enjoy this month. Join us to experience more of Austin’s unique culture at these six February events.

2/1/19 – 2/28/19
Black History Month
Various Venues
Celebrate Black History Month with events all throughout the city of Austin. From music and film festivals to exhibits and family fun, learn about the important people and moments in history that make African-American culture unique.
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Carnaval Brasileiro
Palmer Events Center
Carnaval Brasileiro in Austin is one of the largest Brazilian Carnaval celebrations outside of Brazil. Bring your friends and family to experience music, costumes, spirits and wild abandon deriving from the exciting, authentic Brazilian culture.
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Austin Marathon & Half Marathon
Downtown Austin
Attracting nearly 20,000 participants from around the world, the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon brings runners through the city’s iconic landmarks. After passing through the finish line in front of the Texas State Capitol, enjoy live music, the finish line festival and beer garden.
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2/20/19 – 2/24/19
OUTsider Festival
Various Locations
Join the local and global LGBTQ+ community to exchange bold ideas, ignite conversations, transcend boundaries and experience new pleasures through original artistic film, music and visual art, performances and more.
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Austin Oyster Festival
Republic Square
Whether you prefer your oysters served raw, grilled, roasted or fried, this annual festival is a delicious hit among both locals and visitors. Enjoy tasty treats accompanied by beer, wine and spirits, along with live Cajun music at the historic Republic Square.
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The Austin Music Awards
ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Celebrating the outstanding accomplishments of local bands and musicians, the Austin Music Awards recognizes performers based on the votes of Austin Chronicle readers in the annual Austin Chronicle Music Poll. Enjoy the history-making event with legendary performers.
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