Austin has a little bit of something for everyone, including plenty of Fall-themed festivals for all ages. The German-Texan Heritage Society is kicking off the fall celebrations this year with its Oktoberfest at the German Free School on Saturday, October 13th. The annual festival will feature all the best of popular fall favorites, including live music, food, a biergarten, and even activities for the kids. For more information, visit www.germantexans.org.
If you’re up for a three-day party, lead the crew to Banger’s Oktoberfest. From Thursday, October 18th through Saturday, October 20th, Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden is hosting one of the largest fall celebrations in Austin. Food, beer, and dancing makes for a perfect weekend. For more information, visit www.bangersaustin.com.
Grab your sugar skulls and marigolds and head to Mexic-Arte Museum’s Viva La Vida Festival & Parade in Downtown Austin on Saturday, October 27th. This Día de los Muertos festival will feature a Grand Procession, local art, retail booths, and traditional Mexican foods. Live music and a low-rider exhibition seals the deal for a bustling and fun cultural event. For more information, visit www.mexic-artemuseumevents.org.
Austin Symphony Orchestra Presents: Halloween Children's Concert at The Long Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, October 28th. Bring your little ghosts, goblins, and ghouls to this concert for a chance to share an orchestral music experience and Halloween-themed treats. The concert hall will be decorated, so come wearing costumes to join in on the spooky musical adventure. For more information, visit www.austinsymphony.org.
Celebrate Halloween night in an explosive fashion at the Texas Fireworks Dia de los Muertos Celebration at Kreig Baseball Field, presented by Planet K. Head out in the morning before the pyrotechnics begin to enjoy community fair booths, early morning yoga, activities for kids, and live entertainment. Donations will be collected to go toward Austin charities. For more information, visit www.planetktexasfireworks.com.