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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Warhol: by the Book – Jan 21 | 2017

Join us to take the MetroRail downtown for the the Waller #CreekShow, which promises to surprise and delight spectators with light installations, special events, kids activities, and live music along Waller Creek, in the Red River Cultural District!

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Waller Creek Show – Nov 18 | 2016

Join us to take the MetroRail downtown for the the Waller #CreekShow, which promises to surprise and delight spectators with light installations, special events, kids activities, and live music along Waller Creek, in the Red River Cultural District!

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Ride with Pride Austin

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Austin PRIDE Parade – Aug 27 | 2016

Each year, the Austin PRIDE Parade keeps getting bigger and better, drawing a record number of parade participants and spectators to the streets of downtown Austin, including over 120+ entries, floats, special live performances & more! Don’t get stuck hunting for parking. Put on your best cirque-inspired ensemble, join us at The Triangle, and #RidewithPride down to the parade!

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Get Ice Cream Social!

URBAN ADVENTURE | Get “Ice Cream Social” | 2016

When the mercury hits 100 degrees, many Austinites head to Barton Springs. The rest of us, head out for ice cream! While 87% of Americans have ice cream in their freezer at any given time, we suggest getting “ice cream social” by taking a Transit Adventure and checking out some of our favorite local Austin ice cream parlors….

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Get Your Shop on!

URBAN ADVENTURE | You Go Girl! (803 North) | 2016

MetroRapid connects the best of Austin and is great for organizing a Transit Adventure with friends because it comes so frequently, which means you can take groups out on the town and not worry about bringing a schedule. Check out our picks for a “YOU GO GIRL!” Tour on the 803 MetroRapid Northbound OR choose your own Transit Adventure in four easy steps.

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URBAN ADVENTURE | Man About Town (801 North) | 2016

MetroRapid connects the best of Austin and is great for organizing a Transit Adventure with friends because it comes so frequently, which means you can take groups out on the town and not worry about bringing a schedule. We love taking Transit Adventures on the MetroRapid. You can take our picks for the 801 MetroRapid Northbound OR make your own Transit Adventure in four easy steps.

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Sound & Cinema: Master Pancake “Footloose” ft. The Urban Achievers Brass Band – July 20 | 2016

Is there any better way to watch live music and Master Pancake mock a movie than with the breathtaking views of the Long Center’s City Terrace as a backdrop? The Long Center’s “Sound & Cinema” series is a must-do in Austin — unless you get stuck in that endless parking garage line! Avoid the headache and take Capital Metro down to The Long Center with Smart Trips instead!

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TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Unplugged at the Grove – July14 | 2016

Watching live music at the Shady Grove under the pecans and summer night sky is part of what makes Austin — well, Austin — unless everyone else in town is also planning to go to Unplugged at the Grove! Thinking about going to see The Reverend Horton Heat & Dale Watson play on July 14? Avoid the headache and take the MetroRapid down to Shady Grove with Smart Trips instead!

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Bubblepalooza!

TRANSIT ADVENTURE | Bubblepalooza! – July 16 | 2016

Our favorite summer family event Bubblepalooza! returns for its fourth year! The Long Center’s free, annual celebration of open play invites everyone to spend time on the City Terrace and expansive lawns to enjoy live music, chalk art, trailer food, breathtaking views of downtown Austin and — of course — tons of bubbles!

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