Every year KGSR hosts four free music concerts at Zilker Park called Blues On The Green, the first of which starts Wednesday May 25th. As Austin’s population has grown, the amount of people showing up to attend has also grown. If you are thinking of attending this year you want to be as comfortable as possible! We put together a list of items that will help make your time enjoyable and fun, even with the crowds. If this sounds like something you need, keep reading!
Lawn Chairs – Dick’s Sporting Goods has an amazing selection of camping chairs. Prices range from $12 to $150.
Picnic Blankets -REI carries a variety of outdoor blankets, each with their own sack and carrying strap. Prices range from $20 to $99.99.
Cooler with wheels – Academy has got you covered when it comes to coolers. Their online and in-store selection includes hard side, soft side, electric or team coolers.
Bottled Water – Ozarka spring water is Texas’ very own bottled water! You can pick up this brand at your local HEB or grocery store. Depending on the amount you need, prices range from $5.88 to $15.16.
Food/Drinks – The Picnic is a small area near Zilker Park that holds 10 different food trailers with a variety of food options such as hamburgers, seafood and kebabs etc. Head out early and stop by to grab a few meals to go before heading over to the concert. Prices range from $3 to $10.
Cold Beer – Don’t forget to bring along a 6 pack of your choice! After all you already have the cooler and need to put it to good use! Local beer prices range from $5 to $10.
SunScreen and Bug Spray – Walgreens always has a great selection of sunscreen and bug spray products (insert link here), you can find many that are made with natural ingredients etc. Prices range from $2 to $40.
Not sure about what bands are playing? KGSR has the lineup here!
We hope you found this checklist helpful to enjoying your time at Blues On The Green! We love helping Austinites enjoy the most the city has to offer! If you are currently looking for a new apartment to call home, we would love to help you with that too! We specialize in apartment locating and know the city inside and out! Our experienced apartment locators answer phones 7 days a week and our locating service is free! Call 512 258 8224 today!