1st Ever Eid Celebration & Jummah at the Capitol - Austin, TX

1st Ever Eid Celebration & Jummah at the Capitol - Austin, TX


Join your Muslim neighbors at the Texas State Capitol for the first-ever Eid Celebration. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. It's an opportunity to learn about Islam, your Texas Muslim neighbors, and the holiday of Eid-Ul-Fitr (Festival of Breaking the Fast), one of two holidays in the Islamic tradition.

WHAT: Eid Celebration at the Capitol
WHEN: Friday, May 6th at 11-2 PM
WHERE: Texas Capitol Southwest Lawn
1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
PARKING: Recommend Capitol Visitors Parking Garage
1201 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin TX 78701
 - Free for the first 2 hours and $1 for each half hour thereafter.

- Note, the RSVP is for us to have an accurate headcount and know how much food to order

After Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic lunar calendar, when Muslims worldwide fast from pre-dawn till sunset, there is a festival called Eid-Ul-Fitr. During that festival, Muslims wake up early, dress in their most excellent clothing, hold a sizeable communal prayer, and traditionally visit family members, give presents and share in communal meals.

During the "Eid Celebration at the Capitol," people of all faiths and backgrounds are encouraged to visit the Capitol for free food, kids' activities, educational presentations, art stalls, clothing stalls, etc. It's an opportunity to have fun, make new friends, and learn about your Muslim neighbors.

The Program will Include the Following Activity Tents:

  • Food Tent: Enjoy free international delicious food
  • Clothing From Around the World: Enjoy looking at and trying on clothing from around the world.
  • Information Tent: Have questions about Islam? Want to learn more about Ramadan, Eid, and your Muslim neighbors? This is the tent for you with free literature and people to answer your questions.
  • Henna, Face painting, and Balloon Making: This one is for the kids. Bring them here and everything is free to the public.
  • Islamic Art Tent: Beautiful Islamic Art pieces made by Muslim artists right here in Austin, TX.

For any questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text 469-200-0273.

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