As the temperatures cool down and the leaves start to change, Austin comes alive with a vibrant array of events and activities to celebrate the fall season. Whether you're a local or just visiting, there's something for everyone to enjoy in late October and November.
Here are some exciting events to mark on your calendar:
1. Austin City Limits Music Festival (ACL) (October 13-15, 2023)
Although ACL technically takes place in early October, it's worth mentioning due to its significance on the Austin event calendar. This renowned music festival features a diverse lineup of artists across various genres, making it a must-visit for music lovers.
2. Austin Film Festival (October 20-27, 2023)
If you're a film enthusiast, you won't want to miss the Austin Film Festival. This annual event celebrates the art of storytelling through film, television, and new media. Attendees can enjoy screenings of independent films, panels featuring industry professionals, and opportunities to network with filmmakers.
3. Formula 1 United States Grand Prix (October 20-22, 2023)
For those with a need for speed, the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas is a thrilling experience. Witness the world's top drivers compete in this high-speed race while enjoying live music and entertainment between races.
4. Dia de los Muertos Festival (October 28, 2023)
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the annual festival held at the Mexic-Arte Museum. This cultural event pays tribute to the rich traditions of Mexican heritage, featuring art installations, altars, and live music.
5. Wurstfest (November 3-12, 2023)
Head over to New Braunfels, a short drive from Austin, to experience Wurstfest, a 10-day celebration of German culture and cuisine. Enjoy authentic German sausages, beer, live music, and plenty of family-friendly activities.
6. Austin Celtic Festival (November 4-5, 2023)
Experience the magic of Celtic traditions at the Austin Celtic Festival. Enjoy live music, dance performances, Highland Games, and a wide variety of Celtic-inspired food and crafts.
7. Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival (November 18, 2023)
Celebrate Native American culture at the Austin Powwow, featuring traditional dancing, drumming, arts and crafts, and educational exhibits at the Travis County Expo Center.
Be sure to check the event websites for the most up-to-date information, ticket details, and any safety guidelines in place. Whether you're into music, film, culture, or just looking for some family-friendly fun, Austin has something special to offer this fall season. Don't miss out on the opportunity to create lasting memories and embrace the spirit of Austin's vibrant community.