With the weather feeling a lot more like fall, check out some of the great activities happening in and around Austin this November! Happy Thanksgiving, y’all!
CHRISTMAS AT THE CASWELL HOUSE – November 1 – November 7 – Location: The Caswell House
This event has been an Austin tradition since 1983. Organized by the Austin Junior Forum, they transform this historic Austin home into a holiday wonderland. This event is used to raise funds and distribute proceeds to local charities and non-profits. For more information, visit www.austinjuniorforum.org.
WURSTFEST– November 2 – November 11 – Location: New Braunfels, TX
Wurstfest is a fun event where you can enjoy Bavarian and Alpine Style Entertainment. Come feast on great food, music, dancing, German, Texas and domestic beers, fun rides and games and more. Visit www.wurstfest.com for more information.
AUSTIN POWWOW – November 3 – Location: Travis County Expo Center
This super unique event is the largest in Texas and is a festival featuring American Indian dancing, singing, crafts, art and food. This is its 27th year and is a festival worth experiencing! More information can be found at www.austinpowwow.net.
FOSSIL FEST – November 3 & 4 – Location: Old Settler’s Heritage Association
This is an awesome family event! Bring the whole family and dig for fossils, meet scientists, enjoy workshops, and explore specimens from all over the world. Check out www.austinpaleo.org for more information.
TEXAS MONTHLY BBQ FESTIVAL – November 3 & 4 – Location: City Terrace at The Long Center
The name says it all! Come check out as many of Texas’ BBQ restaurants as you can during this event and decide on which spot is your favorite. Visit www.tmbbq.com for more details.
A CHRISTMAS AFFAIR – November 14 – November 18 – Location: Palmer Events Center
Come check out around 200 vendors in a fantastic shopping event hosted by The Junior League of Austin. The event includes Santa, children’s events, and so much more! For more information, visit www.jlaustin.org.
TURKEY TROT – November 22 – Location: The Long Center
This is an Austin tradition! Hosted by ThunderCloud Subs, come join the 5-mile run/1-mile walk. This is a great event to do with the family, or you can compete with other serious runners in Austin. Visit www.thundercloud.com for more details.
BLUE GENIE ART BAZAAR – November 23 & 24 – Location: 6100 Airport Blvd.
Featuring the work of more than 200 artists, the event is free to enter and offers stunning artwork and handmade gifts. One extra special thing about this event is that a portion of the proceeds benefit the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Check out www.bluegenieartbazaar.com for more information.
CHUY’S CHRISTMAS PARADE – November 24 – Location: Congress Avenue
This annual holiday parade features a variety of floats, balloons, marching bands, vintage cars, and more! Visit www.chuysparade.com for more information.
“https://www.austintexas.org/events/october-and-november/,” Visit Austin.