When you’re on the road this January (or looking for an excuse to do so), check out one of these fun events happening this month near your Temple Ford dealership.
25th MLK Community March, Rally, and Cultural Festival – January 15
Come out and honor the great civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr., at this free event taking place in Austin.
The 25th MLK Community March, Rally, and Cultural Festival will kick off at 9am at the University of Texas at 21st and Speedway under the MLK Statue. The march will continue on to the south steps of the State Capitol Building for a short program before continuing on to the historic Huston-Tillostson University where the festival will take place until 3pm.
The event organizers request that marchers bring can goods and non-perishable food items to donate to the Central Texas Food Bank.
Lunar New Year Festival – January 26
Check out this fun and free cultural event to mark the Chinese New Year. 2018 is the Year of the Dog and the Lunar New Year Festival is ushering it in with Asian food, performances, and cultural activities. There will be a dragon dancing, lighting firecrackers, and exchanging red money envelopes. Head to the University of Texas to join in on the fun.
Austin Bacon and Beer Festival – January 26-28
The 5th Annual Austin Bacon and Beer Festival is setting up to be as popular as ever this year. Produced by Edible Austin in partnership with Eat Boston, the festival has sold out in multiple cities, including Boston, Denver, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Austin in previous years.
The event showcases bacon-centric foods prepared by bacon-loving local chefs. This delicious showcase will be presented alongside local craft brews. General admission starts at 1pm at Brazos Hall and costs $47.00 for all samples inside. A premium tickets sets you back $100.00, but gets you early admission at 12:30pm, all samples inside, and a commemorative t-shirt and tasting glass.
The fest will run until 4pm. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Central Texas Food Bank.
Visit Johnson Bros. Ford
Stop by Johnson Bros. Ford this January to test drive a new or used vehicle if it’s time to upgrade your ride. You can also stop by Johnson Bros. Ford if you need to schedule some maintenance with our service department.