One of the best music festivals in Austin, the aptly named Fun Fun Fun Fest celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. In addition to an incredible lineup featuring performances by D’angelo, CHRVCHES, Neon Indian, Peaches, Grimes, twerking lessons with Big Freedia and more, the festival has also organized commemorative must-see events leading up to the big weekend.
Here’s what’s on the docket. If you’re in Austin, be sure to grab tickets while you can.
September 5th | FFF Fest Presents: Family Funday: Youth Gone Wild
A free, all-ages event with a bowling tournament and roller-skating contest with chances to win FFF Fest passes, arcade games, a double feature movie screening presented by Alamo Drafthouse and more. Optional $5 donation (Benefits Girls Rock Camp Alliance)
Where: Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex (1156 Hargrave Street) from 4p.m. to 8p.m.
Just outside of Austin in Manor, Texas. The J. Lorraine Ghost Town is a four-and-a-half-acre outdoor western town, and ticket holders will hear the newest tracks from Neon Indian’s forthcoming release, VEGA INTL. Night School. Following the ghost town show, Neon Indian will play Paper Tiger (San Antonio) on September 30, The Bomb Factory (Dallas) on October 1, and Fitzgerald’s (Houston) on October 2.
Where: Location: J. Lorraine Ghost Town, Manor, TX at 7 p.m.
Event 21+, tickets $20. Purchase here.
October 2nd | FFF Fest Presents: Rock & Bowl Club House
Concert with Shannon and the Clams, Cool Ghouls, and Rock Candy DJs with free bowling, vintage arcade games, chill zones, giveaways, and more.
Where: Saengerrunde Hall (1607 San Jacinto Blvd) from 9p.m. to 2a.m.
Age and price: 18+ | $10
October 24 | FFF Fest Presents: Freaky Future Rollerdisco and Costume Party
Rollerdisco party! Rock your best costume for a chance to win FFF Fest passes, music, and more!
Where: Austin Roller Rink (11600 Manchaca Rd #101)
Event 21+, tickets $20
Now go and get your fun on!