During your stay in our vibrant city, come out for the experience of a lifetime attending one of many famous events in Austin, Texas. Whether you are interested in music concerts, food festivals, sports, museums, exhibits, or family-friendly events, you will always be able to find something that is on during your stay. Buy a day pass to the South by Southwest festival, one of our favorite events hosted in Austin, Texas every year.
Check out some of our guests’ favorite events below. Other great festival and events to check out during your stay include:
For a full list of upcoming events in Austin during your stay, check out the Visit Austin website. If you would like recommendations for events to attend, ask one of our staff – we’d be happy to share our favorites!
There's never a dull moment attending one of these popular events in Austin, Texas.
Visit Austin after Memorial Day and come out for the largest Motorcycle Rally in Texas – the Republic of Texas Biker Rally (R.O.T. Biker Rally). This rally is the largest ticketed motorcycle rally in the United States and features musical entertainers and attractions such as stunt shows, celebrity bike builders, stage acts, and more! Visit their website for exact dates and entertainment and attractions schedules.
Join us in late September or early October each year at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas for the Austin City Limits Festival. This music festival features 8 stages with genres ranging from folk to hip hop. Zilker Park is just a 20 minute drive from the Sleep Inn & Suites Austin North East so you won’t have to miss any of your favorites in this year’s lineup.
In mid-March, Austin hosts its annual South by Southwest film, media, and music festival. As of 2017, the SXSW Festival is 30 years old, and never disappoints! SXSW is the largest music festival of its kind in the WORLD – as of 2014, it had over 2000 acts. The main site of the festival is less than 8 miles from our hotel – come out and experience something truly exceptional!
Custom Sounds Texas Heat Wave is a Custom Truck, Car and Audio event held in Austin Texas. This event supplies an opportunity for vehicle enthusiasts to show off their vehicles and compete against other enthusiasts for awards and cash prizes. If it has wheels it can be registered for our event. All make and models ranging from Model A to 2016 are welcome!!
Circuit of The Americas (COTA) is a grade 1 FIA specification 3.427-mile (5.515 km) motor racing facility located in Elroy, on the southeastern periphery of Austin city limits, in Central Texas. COTA plays host to the Formula One United States Grand Prix. The circuit also hosts the Motorcycle Grand Prix of The Americas, commonly known as MotoGP, a round of the Road Racing World Championship, the FIA World Endurance Championship, as well as the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. It previously hosted the Australian V8 Supercars series, the American Le Mans Series, and the Rolex Sports Car Series in 2013.
Join us each March for the Rodeo Austin, one of Austin's premier events. Check out live music, a stock show, a fair, and of course, the rodeo! Check out the Rodeo Austin website for exact dates and to purchase tickets.