With so much to do, it can be hard to decide where to spend your time. Whip out your planners ladies and gentlemen, and RSVP early to some of Austins top September events:
9/12/14-9/14/14 Stargayzer Festival Carson Creek Ranch The Stargayzer Festival is a 3-day celebration of LGBTQIA music and performance. This unique space will be transformed into a vibrant, all inclusive festival community focused on showcasing100+ of the finest LGBTQIA musicians, djs, mcs, drag performers, visual artists, comedians and performance artists from around the globe. The festival will span across 3 main stages, and there will be lounge areas for resting, revelry and everything in between.
9/18/14-9/25/14 Fantastic Fest Various Venues Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi , action and just plain fantastic movies from all around the world. Past years' guest roster has included such talent as Mel Gibson, Bill Murray, Paul Rudd and Kevin Smith.
9/19/14-9/20/14 Lone Star Le Mans Circuit of The AmericasTM The legacy of Le Mans meets American sports car racing! Two days of non-stop racing including a six-hour endurance finale under the stars. Austin is the only place in America to see Le Mans prototypes and GT Le Mans cars from both the World Endurance Championship and the Tudor United SportsCar Championship. Fans can watch all of their favorite sports cars like Porsche, Audi, Ferrari, Corvette, BMW and Toyota take on the only Grand Prix facility in the United States.
9/20/14 Austin Pride Festival & 5K Fiesta Gardens along the shores of Lady Bird Lake Austin's LGBT community comes together with live music performances, film screenings, a 5K run, parades and more during this weekend.
9/21/14 Austin Museum Day Across Austin Organized by the Austin Museum Partnership, this special day features free exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites.
9/27/14 2nd Annual Austoberfest (Austin + Oktoberfest) Saengerrunde Hall Austin Saengerrunde will open the doors to the Saengerrunde Halle and Scholz Bier Garten for the 2nd Annual AustOberfest to celebrate Central Texas German heritage with German beer, sausages, bowling and live music. All-inclusive tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $20 for Saengerrunde members, and are available at Brown Paper Tickets. Proceeds will benefit Foodways Texas. Tickets to this authentic Oktoberfest celebration gives you access to unlimited German-style sausages, mustards and sides from some of the top Central Texas meat purveyors, German beer tastings, and live music!
9/27/14 Texas Craft Brewers Fest Fiesta Gardens The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the only beer festival for and by TX brewers. Join us September 27, 2014, in Austin. Featuring Texas' Finest: (512) Brewing Co., Live Oak Brewing Co., Alamo Beer Co., Austin Beerworks, Rahr & Sons Brewing, Real Ale Brewing Co., Deep Ellum Brewing Co., Saint Arnold Brewing Co., Thirsty Planet Brewing Co. and many more from around the state!
9/27/14 - 9/28/14 The Old Pecan Street Festival Sixth Street Austin The Pecan Street Festival is a FREE, bi-annual juried arts and crafts festival held on historic 6th Street in Austin, TX. The show proudly features over 275 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work.
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