Upcoming Events: August 2022 Edition

Cheers to a hard day’s work and fun times with friends. Enjoy a weekend adventure or night out with unique events all month long in The Colony.

The Nightowls Live Performance

Everybody move your feet to the beat at Windmills with one of Austin’s favorite bands. After awards and showcase performances at Austin’s SXSW and ACL music festivals, The Nightowls are here to share a dazzling performance. With trumpets, saxophones, drums and more, you won’t want to miss the shows on August 5 & August 6 from 9:30 PM – 11:30 PM.

Ruby Red Succulent Night

Southern-style home décor made simple, no green thumb required. Down South Kitchen & Bakery invites you to Ruby Red Succulent Night on August 9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Let the skillful instructors guide you in crafting the next level of vibrant, flourishing planters. Make it a sweet time with freshly-baked desserts and unique cocktails from the kitchen.

NFM Market Day

Come see what the local vendors have been crafting at NFM’s Market Day. On August 13 from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM, enjoy the open-air market full of endless possibilities. Explore handmade and one-of-a-kind goods or grab a feast from the food trucks. Discover unique gifts, artwork, accessories and more!

Havana Nights: Rum Pairing & Pig Roast Dinner

Experience a taste of Caribbean paradise with Havana Nights at Seven Doors Kitchen & Cocktails. Indulge in the comforts of rum pairings, Cuban BBQ, smoked pig roast and hand-rolled rum-infused cigars. Feel transported to the island with live music and salsa dancing. Enjoy an elevated take on family-style Cuban dishes on August 16 from 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM.

Caymus Wine & Food Pairing

The Wagner family and TURBO have partnered to showcase the fruits of their labor in a special wine and food pairing event. Cherish the unique blends from Napa Valley and savor the curated menu at TURBO. Seats are limited so be sure to get your tickets now for August 17 at 6:00 PM.

Stranger Things Trivia

Nothing’s better on a Friday night than enjoying free Late Night Trivia on the Lava Cantina rooftop. Take a deep dive into the “Stranger Things” themed quiz and set your sights on a curiosity voyage. Trivia starts at “Eleven” and ends at 1:00 AM.

Bollywood Nights

Dress in your best white outfit for a Bollywood party at Twisted Bar & Grill. DJ Skillz and DJ Mini will return with hot tunes, so cool down with drink specials, relax with hookah and dance the night away. Ladies are free and early bird tickets are on sale for the August 20 party starting at 9:00 PM.

The Grand Duck Derby

Get ready for The Grand Duck Derby, where thousands of rubber ducks will race across the Grandscape Waterfront. Join the North Texas community in supporting 25 local non-profits with the purchase of a rubber duck. Each purchase helps to serve the community and offers a chance to win $5,000. Fun with the flock starts on September 4 at 10:30 AM.

Taste of The Colony

Savor culinary delights at Taste of The Colony in Grandscape, The city’s premier entertainment and dining destination. Indulge in delectable dishes that represent a melting pot of culture and cuisine within The Colony’s extensive food scene. Enjoy samples of authentic Texas barbeque, savory pretzels, Italian favorites and decadent pastries. Get your tickets now to this Labor Day weekend food festival with live music, photo booths and family-friendly activities. Before Taste of The Colony, stop by The Grand Duck Derby to watch thousands of rubber ducks race across the waters of the Grandscape waterfront.

 Weekly Events


  • Start the week off with a free game of pool and drink specials all night long. Visit Shakertins from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM for some late-night entertainment.
  • Eat, drink, think and win awesome prizes during trivia night at Heritage Pizza. Order your pizza and beers at the counter, then sit back, relax and get your trivia on.




  • The Sounds of Summer Series is taking over the Topo Chico Hard Seltzer Lawn & Stage. Bring a seat and enjoy the variety of performances each week from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM.



  • Learn to glide across the waters with an Intro to SUP (stand up paddleboarding). From 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, let the professionals at DFW Surf guide you through a memorable experience.

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