Every 2nd and last Sunday at The Iron Bear. Also: Annual August Austin Chill - Weekend Of Bear Brotherhood, with pool/ cocktail parties, bar shuttles, after-hours parties, breakfast, seminars, Gay Games, Beer Bust, "Bears-Beers-BBQ" Call BBW hotline: 512-716-8054
September 1-8, 2013, Friday 9-11am Rainbow Run; annual Saturday noon-6pm festival at Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jessie Segovia Street and Downtown Austin; followed by 8pm parade. Many events at the clubs, see the website for recent photos & upcoming event details.
October 4-6 + 11-13, 2013, at Zilker Park. the 46-acre crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces. 130+ music artists from across the globe.Austin Eats food vendors showcasing local restaurants. Art Market, craft goods from dozen of local artisans. Austin Art Garage platform for talented emerging artists.
October 7-9, 2013, at the Austin Convention Center. Hosting an international audience of thought leaders and decision makers, a three-day event platform to evolve critical matters towards actionable/profitable solutions. Networking opportunities, cross-sector discussions for diverse, passionate and pragmatic professionals in public, private and academic sectors.
October 16-20, 2012. Queer film features, shorts, documentary work at Alamo Drafthouse South (1120 S Lamar Blvd). Also monthly screenings. See website for info.
October 19-20, 2013, Blood Bath V Film Festival - Horror films of all sub-genres. Also (tentative) May/June, 2014, Fears for Queers IV at The Texas Theatre, 231 W Jefferson Blvd. Short and feature horror films directed by GLBT filmmakers or of GLBT story/subject. Films are selected by Shawn Ewert and his hubby-man, Jeff Hamielec.
November 22 - December 22, 2013 THU-SAT 8pm, SUN 5:30pm, at City Theatre, 3823 Airport Blvd. Robert Harling's southern hit comedy explores life, love, and laughter in a small-town beauty salon as six women learn to embrace themselves and the future – with all of its uncertainties. For tickets call: 512-524-2870; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
March 7-16, 2014. Conferences, festivals, original music, independent films, emerging technologies. Hundreds of musical acts from around the globe, on over 80 Austin stages. The best of new media: websites, digital projects, wireless applications, video games, startup ideas
Mid-August, 2014, SXSW V2V offers entrepreneurs from across all creative industries a space to learn the skills, make the connections and find the inspiration to take their ideas and talents to the next level.
August 29 - September 1, 2014. Labor Day weekend annual clothing-optional frolic in water & sunshine, at the rocky shores of Hippie Hollow Park on Lake Travis. Many bars host gala events during weekends preceding Splash, with celebrated DJs on hand to get people into the mood.