Summer Fun: You Think This Is Hot?

Summer Fun is back for seconds after a pause for floods and gay marriage

OK, we cheated. We’re on Chronicle time; what can we tell you? We launched summer with our Summer Fun issue back in late-May – a full month before the Solstice, nature’s true, official kick-off to the season.

Dip on in! The water’s wet. (Photo by

Oh, honey. Summer's far from over. We're barely at the half-way mark. Lucky for you, our 2015 Summer Fun Calendar is stuffed (like that suitcase your mom used to make you sit on so she could close it before family vacation) with events through mid-September.

Don't go batty. Go to the Congress Avenue Bridge. You know you guano. (Photo by
Be sure to check the forecast, dress and pack accordingly, then get out and get you some of that patented Austin Summer Fun.
That beat down from Mr. Sun getting to be too much for ya? Why not cool off in a nice deep vat of salsa…? (Photo by

The Austin Chronicle’s 2015 Summer Fun Issue hit the stands May 14. Read more Summer Fun stories at

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More Summer Fun 2015
Summer Fun: No Pressure; No Diamonds
No Pressure; No Diamonds
Learning the facets of the AAA hotel inspector's trade

Kate X Messer, July 17, 2015

Summer Fun: 10 Uses for an Inflatable Pool
Summer Fun: 10 Uses for an Inflatable Pool
The kiddie pool makes a comeback

Alexa Harrington, July 16, 2015

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