Attending the Austin Ice Cream Festival, 2010 is a sure way to relax with family and friends. The festival offers great ice cream, naturally, but also a lot of games, contests, live music and other activities. The idea is to bring back old-fashioned family fun, and is great opportunity to spend a a full day in Austin, for both residents and visitors.
Apart from enjoying ice cream you can enter the contests such as The Ice Eating Contest, Homemade Ice Cream Making Contest, Popsicle Stick Sculpture Contest, and the Ice Cream Screaming Contest.
You will also be able to enjoy one of the things that Austin is famous for; Live Music:
Mr. Johnny & Sharon
Flying Balalaika Brothers
Other activities include:
Ride the Bouncin Bungy
Jump in the Bounce Houses
Climb the Rock Wall
Meet the Ice Cream Fairy
This festival will bring back memories of when ice cream trucks roamed the streets of Austin.
The Austin Ice Cream Festival benefits several local charities.
WHERE: Waterloo Park, 1301 Trinity Street in downtown Austin.
WHEN: August 14th at 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
ADMISSION: $5 for Adults. Children 8 and under free
By Peter Horris, staff writer