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Memorial Day Weekend in Austin

Come to Austin for Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches serving a segue into summer, the weather will be heating up and so will the activities in Austin. There’s something for everyone in Austin this Memorial Day Weekend.

For the Athlete

Looking to stay healthy this Memorial Day? The Life Time Tri CapTex. triathlon attracts athletes from all backgrounds and levels from beginners to professionals. The USA Paratriathalon National Championship, sprint and international distances, First Tri distance and sprint and international distance relays will be the events held.

For the Concert Goer

Austin is known as the music capital of the world so you can’t come here without checking out the local music scene. Local bars and night clubs are open seven nights a week here so there isn’t a bad time to go. One can’t miss concert this Memorial Day Weekend is Lone Star Jam, held at the Travis County Expo Center. This two-day festival is one of the largest country music festivals in the state, and brings in a large crowd every year. Other concerts in the area include Ty Segall playing at Stubbs on Saturday and Wavves playing at Mohawk on Sunday.

For the Family

Austin, Texas makes for a lovely vacation spot for so many other reason as well. When taking a trip to here you can expect to be a part of ceremonies to parades, fireworks and more. If you are looking for more of a laid-back adventure, then learning about the history and culture of the area by checking out the museums might be right up your alley.

For the Foodie

When you work up an appetite, Austin has many downtown dining options with just about any food you could imagine. From Tex Mex to comfort food classics, Austin has it all. If you’re looking for some classic Texas BBQ this holiday, Cooper’s is the place to be. Open late, it’s perfect to curb that late-night hunger. Favorites include the jalapeno mac and cheese and the brisket.

For the Relaxation Enthusiast

If you’re looking to relax this Memorial Day, then the spa package at JW Austin could be right up your ally. The 4600-sq. ft. full service spa offers treatment that accommodates your availability. With no appointment necessary, this spa will help you relax, unwind, and rejuvenate.

Stay in the Heart of the City Downtown

Stay near all the action this year for Austin’s Memorial Day festivities. The JW Austin has been ranked one of top hotels in Austin this year by U.S. News, offering luxurious accommodations and amenities, multiple on-site dining options, a rooftop pool and deck, and spa. JW Austin will be offering a Memorial Day package that will be hard to beat including a free breakfast buffet for two in Osteria Pronto along with self-parking and late check out. For more details, check it out here.