Where to watch the royal wedding in Austin and other things to know

With the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just days away, royal wedding fever is hitting an all-time high. Whether you’re looking for a place to watch with fellow Anglophiles in Austin on Saturday morning or contemplating a trip across the pond to trace their royal footsteps, we’ve got ideas.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are getting married May 19 in Windsor. Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Here are some things to know about the May 19 wedding.

Austin watch party

Want to view the royal wedding with a group of enthusiastic Austinites? Head to the Haymaker, 2310 Manor Road, on Saturday morning for a watch party that will include live hosts, wedding bingo, best-hat and best-dressed contests, a wedding cake ceremony, a themed breakfast menu and beer and cocktail specials. Coming with a group of eight or more? There’s a group-rate discount. For more information, call 512-243-6702, email events@haymakeraustin.com or visit do512.com/events/2018/5/19/royal-wedding-watch-party.

Watch from home

A variety of stations will be broadcasting the wedding live on Saturday morning, including ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, BBC America, E! News, Fox News and HBO. Get more details at atxne.ws/2jZFyzE.

Travel across the pond

Even if you didn’t get an invite to the royal wedding, you can walk in the footsteps of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and the other members of the royal family any time of year. Learn how to get the royal treatment in London and beyond here.

Five fun facts

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge of the royal family? Check out these fun facts. 

 


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