Things to do in Austin in October 2014

Fun activities and events happening all over town this month in Austin, TX! 

  • Oct 1 - Yoga in the Park
    Free yoga classes every Wednesday of October at Republic Square Park at noon!
  • October 1 - Yoga in the Park
    Free yoga classes every Wednesday of October at Republic Square Park at noon!
  • Oct 2 - First Thursday
    Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress, there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it's a great event for families!
  • Oct 2 - West End First Thursday
    Make the first Thursday of every month a night to spend at a gallery in the West End.
  • Oct 3-5 - Austin City Limits Music Festival
    Festivalgoers enjoy 8 stages days of music, food, and art set against the dazzling downtown skyline. ACL Festival brings together over 130 musical acts of all genres from country to electronic to rock.
  • Oct 3-5 - Fredericksburg Oktoberfest
    It's that time of the year again. A time when dancing, eating and drinking as much as possible is a cultural must!
  • Oct 4 - UT Longhorns vs. Baylor
  • Oct 7 - National Night Out
    National Night Out is a great opportunity for citizens and law enforcement to partner up against crime. Neighbors are invited to attend their event, meet other neighbors and commit to helping law enforcement reduce crime in their community.
  • Oct 8 - Nerd Nite
    Gather at a 6th Street bar with your fellow nerds for drinks, conversation and fun.
  • Oct 10-12 - Austin City Limits Music Festival
    Missed your chance to go to ACL the previous weekend? There's still time to check out one of the coolest music festivals in the country!
  • Oct 11 - UT Longhorns vs. Oklahoma
  • Oct 11-12 - Fall Plant Sale & Gardening Festival
    Enjoy a day of searching through hundreds of types of plants and seeds at the Lady Bird Wildflower Center. Children's activities, walks and tours will be available as well.
  • Oct 13 - Columbus Day
  • Oct 18 - UT Longhorns vs. Iowa State
  • Oct 18 - Dia de los Muertos Viva la Vida Fest
    Enjoy music and a free party outside of the Mexic-Arte Museum following the Dia de los Muertos parade.
  • Oct 18 - German-Texan Heritage Society Oktoberfest
    Music, food, kids activities and more at the German Free School to celebrate Oktoberfest.
  • Oct 22 - Film & Food Party
    Austinites love a good pairing of film and food! Both can be enjoyed at this event hosted by Austin Film Festival.
  • Oct 22-30 - Austin Film Festival
    Every October, the Austin Film Festival and Conference brings producers, agents and screenwriters together to showcase the best film talent in the nation.
  • Oct 24 - East End Fourth Friday
    Enjoy a night of jazz and arts in the East End on the fourth Friday of every month.
  • Oct 24-27 - Art Outside
    Head on out to Apache Pass in Rockdale, TX to experience this annual outdoor art show with whimsical art and musical treats.
  • Oct 25 - UT Longhorns vs. Kansas State
  • Oct 25-26 - Texas Book Festival
    Former first lady Laura Bush chairs this major book event at the state Capitol building. A wide variety of authors and speakers will be in attendance.
  • Oct 26 - UT Longhorns vs. TCU
  • Oct 27 - Goblins in the Garden
    Bring the kids to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to enjoy a Halloween party amidst the fall foliage.
  • Oct 29 - Movies in the Park
    Every year between May and November you can enjoy FREE films in Republic Square Park brought to you by the Austin Parks Foundation and Alamo Drafthouse! Bring chairs, blankets, pets and picnics and catch some classics!
  • Oct 31 - Halloween
  • Oct 31-Nov 2 - Formula One Austin Fan Fest
    Onnce the checkered flag is waved and the track is cleared, head downtown to continue the celebration of the finest racing technology, culture and entertainment.

Click here to see a list of things to do in Austin year round!