Keep Austin weirdly patriotic with these 4th of July events

Elyana Barrera

If you’re looking for a nontraditional way to proclaim your love for the stars and stripes, check out our top picks for Fourth of July events.

Where: The Scoot Inn, 1308 E. 4th St.
When: 2 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Cost: Free

Wear swimsuits to the Scoot Inn, where a slip and slide, corn hole, tug of war, a pig roast and music will complete its Fourth of July party.

Where: The White Horse, 500 Comal St.
When: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation

The only thing vanilla about Texas Roller Derby’s Independence Day event is the flavor in the pudding wrestling tournament. The event is only open to those 21 and older.

Where: Umami Mia Pizzeria, 1500 Barton Springs Rd.
When: 4 p.m.
Cost: Pizza eating contest is free to enter

Umami Mia will hold a pizza eating contest in celebration of the U.S.A. The first contestant to finish three pizzas the fastest will win a pair of tickets to this year’s ACL Festival.

Where: Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In, 1901 E. 51st St.
When: 8:45 p.m. – 12:15 a.m.
Cost: Car slot tickets start at $10 (with a Groupon)

Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In will screen “Independence Day,” complete with their annual showing of on-screen fireworks and a cookout.

Make sure to check out our Fourth of July Spotify playlist featuring LCD Soundsystem and Best Coast here.