9 Great October Activities in Austin
Looking for some fun activities to do in Austin this October? Here are 9 fun ideas worth checking out!
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL
Info: Come experience one of the country’s largest music festivals at Austin’s beloved Zilker Park. Taking place over two consecutive weekends, you can check out more than 140 musical acts on one of eight stages.
Dates: October 5th – October 7th and October 12th – October 14th
Location: Zilker Park
More Info: www.aclfestival.com
FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX
Info: Drivers and fans from all over the world will converge on Austin for three days of racing at the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. In addition to the car racing, you can enjoy food, camping and live music.
Dates: October 19th – October 21st
Location: Circuit of the Americas
More Info: www.circuitoftheamericas.com/f1
Info: Come check out the 6th Annual Banger’s Oktoberfest by enjoying handmade sausages and craft beers, live music and more!
Dates: October 18th – October 20th
Location: Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden
More Info: https://www.bangersaustin.com/eventscalendar/2018/10/18/oktoberfest
SEE “HOCUS POCUS” AT THE COMMUNITY CINEMA
Info: Come out for a fun night sponsored by Mobile Loaves & Fishes and watch “Hocus Pocus” with your friends and family. Entrance is FREE and there will be concessions available for purchase.
Date: October 19th, from 6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Community First! Village
More Info: https://mlf.org/event/hocus-pocus-1993-community-cinema/
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
Info: Nationally recognized as a top film festival, come check out a variety of films from documentaries, indie films, big budget Hollywood films, and more.
Date: October 25th – November 1st
Location: Paramount Theatre and Other Locations
More Info: www.austinfilmfestival.com
AUSTIN AREA JAZZ FESTIVAL
Info: Enjoy national and local jazz artists in East Austin while celebrating music, culture and diversity. In addition to music, food, shopping and more will be available to enjoy.
Date: October 27th
Location: Rosewood Park
More Info: www.aajflive.com
TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
Info: This event draws more than 40,000 annually and hosts around 250 authors. The festival offers readings, panel discussions, book signings, live music, local food, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and more.
Date: October 27th and October 28th
Location: Texas State Capitol Building
More Info: www.texasbookfestival.org
AUSTIN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS: HALLOWEEN CHILDREN’S CONCERT
Info: Bring your kiddos in costume for an opportunity to have lots of fun while experiencing incredible, live orchestral music.
Date: October 28th
Location: The Long Center for the Performing Arts
More Info: www.austinsymphony.org
TEXAS FIREWORKS DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CELEBRATION
Info: Planet K will be offering a fireworks filled Halloween night at Kreig Baseball Fields.
Date: October 31st
Location: Kreig Baseball Field
More Info: www.planetktexasfireworks.com
“http://365thingsaustin.com/2017/10/04/top-ten-things-austin-october/,” 365 Things Austin.
“https://www.austintexas.org/events/october-and-november/,” Visit Austin.