Can't Miss Events in Austin this October

Updated: Sep 30, 2019

In one of the largest cities in the country, there's always something to do. Check out all these exciting events for all ages!

Austin City Limits


The annual music festival held in Zilker Park on two consecutive three-day weekends. The ACL Music Festival has eight stages where musical groups from genres including rock, indie, country, folk, electronic and hip hop perform for fans. Approximately 450,000 people attend the festival each year.In addition to the music performances, there are food and drinks, an art market, a kids area for families, and other activities for attendees. There are also several official late night shows for those that want to see their favorite artist more than once.


WHEN: October 4-13, 2019

WHERE: Zilker Park


Austin Film Fest


Austin Film Festival is 4 days of panels and workshops and 8 nights of films and parties. Dedicated to furthering the art, craft, and business of screenwriting and filmmaking by providing unique, year-round cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation, and encouraging dynamic and long-lasting community partnerships.


WHEN: October 24-31, 2019


Oktoberfest Events Around Town


Black Star Oktoberfest

Black Star Co-Op (7020 Easy Wind Dr, Austin, TX 78752)

October 12th


Join Black Star Co-Op Brewpub for their annual Oktoberfest celebration! Come to enjoy traditional German foods, Bavarian-style beers, and live music.


Oktoberfest Celebration

German Free School (507 E. 10th Street in Austin, Texas 78701)

October 12th


Join the German-Texan Heritage Society in celebrating Oktoberfest! With authentic German beer and food, live music and plenty of kids’ activities to be enjoyed, this festival is fun for all ages.

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