Keep Austin Weird: An Out of the Box Valentine's Day
Dinner and drinks? Movie and a meal? Brunch and a walk in the park? Sure, these all sound like lovely Valentine's Day dates, but how about trying something a little quirkier this year? Austin is known for being weird and wonderful, so how about celebrating Austin-style this year? Ditch the candle-lit dinner and opt for one of these unusual dates instead!
- Picnic at Strings in The Woods Acoustic Concerts
Picture this: Talented musicians, a beautiful nature spot, picnic blankets, sun setting in the background. Perfection. To add to the uniqueness of this event, the musicians and exact location at the Greenbelt do not get revealed until the day of the show with your RSVP.
- Axe Throwing at Urban Axes
Whether you’re celebrating with a loved one or celebrating the single life with a friend, we all need to throw stuff at stuff occasionally. Well, Urban Axes has you covered! $45 gets you an hour-long axe-throwing session with a drink on the house, PLUS it’s BYOB. Wear closed-toe shoes, please.
- Pet Portraits at Space 24 Twenty
This one takes place before Valentine’s Day on February 9th, so mark your calendars! Mumford Pet Photos will be doing portrait sessions of your beloved pet and Zilker Brewing Company and Topo Chico will be providing complimentary drinks while you ooh and aah at all the cute pups!
- Dinner Aboard the Steam Train
Happening on February 16th, this full day excursion takes you for a ride through the Texas Hill Country, stopping in Burnet for a two-hour layover. Enjoy dinner and drinks while you watch the beautiful Texas countryside pass you by!
- Food Truck Crawl
Stroll at your own pace, eat to your heart’s content. Austin is boasting with a million different food trucks to choose from and what better way to celebrate love and Austin than by making your own food truck crawl? Start on East 6th Street at Dee Dee for some authentic Thai food, work your way down to Via 313 for some Detroit-style pizza, and then onto Eastside King for some Asian-fusion treats, stopping at all the places on the way (and after, if you can handle it!).