Indulge in the Austin Food and Wine Festival
Not only can you find fun things to do in Austin involving music, but endless delicious food and drinks from local eateries as well. You can bring both of these together for the annual Austin Food and Wine Festival. This yearly event features some of the best chefs from around the city and country and pairs their decadent meals with vibrant wine.
There is no end to the talent being showcased at the Austin Food and Wine Festival. Perhaps the most famous attendee is a TV personality and chef Andrew Zimmern. He will be showing off his skills in the kitchen along with other local talents, Nancy Silverton, Aaron Sanchez, Antonia Lofaso, and many more. Each talent will be in one of three tents on-site at the festival where you can try their dishes in a scheduled window of time. Several events may be happening at once, so make sure to check out the schedule in advance!
Scheduled Events – Fun Things To Do In Austin
There will be a variety of events taking place during this two-day festival. The Cooking Demo Tent features your favorite chefs preparing their signature dishes for you to taste. The Tasting Sessions Tent lets you try out some of the best wine in the area. Finally, Meet the Maker Tent lets you taste some spirits if you are craving more of a drink than just wine. While the tent sessions occur throughout the day, you can enjoy the evening events taking place at Auditorium Shores. The Feast Under The Stars event lets you enjoy delicious food under the starry Austin sky. In addition, a book signing will be taking place where you can meet your favorite chefs and get signed copies of their books.
Getting Your Tickets
Tickets to the Austin Food and Wine Festival can be found here. The All-In pass lets you get access to all of the available talent, live demos, and to all of the evening events with individual guidance by local chefs for $625. The Weekender pass lets you enjoy most of the activities on a budget for only $250. The Austin Food and Wine Festival will take place on April 26th through 28th at Auditorium Shores. The venue can be located at 900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas TX 78704.
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