This weekend is brought to you by love and the number 2. Two beloved Austin establishments will celebrate their second anniversaries. PRIDE brings everyone together in the name of love. You and your furry friend make the perfect the pair. There’s plenty of love 2 go around.

 

Party Lover

Punch Bowl Social

Punch Bowl Social Anniversary Party

Sunday, August 28th
Punch Bowl Social
Toast to fun when one of Austin’s best social clubs turns 2. Get competitive with all the bowling, ping pong, darts and carnival games you can play. Feast on brisket, ribs, chicken and carnitas. Taste samples from 11 breweries and distilleries including Austin Beerworks, Tequila 512, Dulce Vida TequilaGoose Island Brewing and more. Tickets are $20 and all-inclusive. Proceeds will be benefit Austin Pets Alive and Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM).

 

Puppy Lover

BarkHappy Austin: National Dog Day

BarkHappy Austin: National Dog Day

Friday, August 26th
Jo’s Hot Coffee Good Food

Pet owners can celebrate the day dedicated to dogs with a puppy party benefit. Bring your canine for a professional photo shoot, bakery treats, airbrush tattoos and more. Humans can enjoy free coffee, drink specials, swag and prizes. Tickets are $15 and proceeds benefit Austin Dog Rescue.

 

Food Lover

SLAB BBQ & Beer 2 Year Anniversary

Slab BBQ & Beer 2 Year Anniversary

Saturday, August 27th
Slab BBQ & Beer

Foodies and music fans unite for a bbq birthday blowout. Chow down on $2 BBQ sandwiches and $1 beers. Featured breweries include Zilker Brewing CoKarbachIndependence, more. Jam out to live performances from four musical acts including Bodega Brovas and DJ Protege. Stick around for prizes giveaways.

 

LGBTQ Lover

Austin PRIDE

Austin PRIDE Festival

Saturday, August 27th
Fiesta Gardens

The Austin Gay & Lesbian Pride Foundation (AGLPF) presents the 26th anniversary of the largest LGBTQ fundraising event in Central Texas. The festival features a lineup of 24 entertainersparade, 140 vendors and games to play. The event benefits non-profits and acts as a platform for the LGBTQ community. Take a selfie in a photo booth, get your face painted and share the love.Tickets start at $17.

 

What events will you love this weekend?