Formula 1 - Austin Grand Prix

The Formula 1 Aramco United States Grand Prix race weekend experience at COTA is packed with pulse-pounding racing action featuring the world’s fastest drivers, can’t-miss musical performances by major artists, thrilling amusement rides, exquisite local cuisine and more!

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7 Cool Things To Do In Buda

If you're taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the race track, head over to Buda to breathe easy and unwind. Here's 7 cool things you can do while visiting us!


1. Take a hike at Stagecoach Park

Buda, the Outdoor Capital of Texas, is home to several parks and outdoor attractions. Our most serene, Stagecoach Park, is known for its peaceful hiking trails covered by oak trees across 51 acres.

amphitheater2. Relax at a seasonal event
Located smack dab in between Downtown Buda and and Onion Creek, Buda Amphitheater is a gem that only a combination of nature and nightlife can create. Buda is always host to live music, festivals, and more. Check out for information on upcoming events!

204 San Antonio St Buda, TX 78610

cabelas3. Explore the outdoors at Cabela's 

With their incredible range of outdoor gear and apparel, Cabela's is the place to find everything you need for your next adventure. Plus, each location is an interactive wonderland that's tailored to its unique natural landscape.

  • 15570 South Interstate 35 Frontage Road Buda, TX 78610
  • HOURS: Monday thru Saturday 9 am - pm, Sunday 10am - 7pm 
  • Cabela's

memorial4. Play at Memorial Mini Golf

This is not putt putt! Memorial Mini Golf is the world's first military museum and mini-golf course! Each hole is themed after another significant event in WW2 and there's even a small museum on site to learn about some local Buda veterans.

1710 N Farm to Market 1626 Buda, TX 78610
HOURS: Friday & Saturday 4 pm - 9 pm, Sunday 10am - 8pm
Memorial Mini Golf

tft_drivein_docsdrivein_header5. Catch a flick at Doc's Drive-In

Doc's Drive-In does so much more than just show your favorite films - it's a family-friendly, classic drive-in theater experience that expands the boundaries of your wildest imagination and brings a nostalgic feeling.

  • 1540 Satterwhite Rd Buda, TX 78610
  • SHOWTIMES: vary by date/movie
  • Doc's Drive-In

Thatcher 36. Treat yourself at Downtown shops

The Historic Downtown District is full of unique shops and boutiques that have a little bit of something for everyone.

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louies potato7. Indulge at Louie's BBQ

  • It’s all about simplicity. All-natural meats smoked low and slow, & sides made fresh daily. Everything on this menu is delicious, but if you want to do it right, try the Texas Trinity potato!

  • 122 Main Street Buda, TX 78610
  • HOURS: Thursday thru Sunday 11am - 9pm
  • Louie's BBQ


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