Win 2 tickets to The District Cultural Arts Fest on Sept. 1st
The Austin Marathon provides two different tours of Austin. One is 13.1 miles long. The second is 26.2 miles in length. They showcase the best that Austin has to offer, including restaurants, murals, and historic places. In 2018, the course was changed to proudly run through the historic East Side with the purpose of showcasing more of Austin. Feedback has been positive as runners loved the exposure. The District Cultural Arts Fest on Sept. 1st is no different! And you and a friend can win two tickets to learn more about the rich cultural history of this vital part of Austin. BONUS: we’re adding two Austin Marathon VIP entries! That’s more than $400 in value.
Celebrate East Austin
Presented by Six Square, the District Cultural Arts Fest is an exciting celebration that honors the rich legacy and cultural contributions of Central Texas’ Black community. Join Six Square – Austin’s Black Cultural District as they continue creating a nexus of thriving Black arts and culture in East Austin. They will have two guided bus tours departing at 2:30 and 4:30 in the afternoon. Those tours will stop at sites of national, regional, and local historic significance. Each site will celebrate African Americans and others who played important roles in creating the vibrancy of Austin and The District.
Sites include Six Square Headquarters, Doris Miller Auditorium, Oakwood Cemetary, Givens Park, a secret location, and Huston-Tillotson University. The District Cultural Arts Fest will highlight the history of each of these locations. Each site will feature a different interaction, whether it be dancing, music, or theater. All sites will feature food and drinks. For more information, including site details and ticket prices, please visit Six Square’s website.
To win, visit the District Cultural Arts Fest post on the Austin Marathon Facebook page. Like the post and tag the friend that you’d take with you in the comments. It’s that simple! Contest ends on Thursday, August 30th.