Holiday season is upon us and Austin has some of the best events to get you excited about fall, pumpkin spice lattes and turkey.


11/6/15-11/8/15 Fun Fun Fun Fest, Auditorium Shores One of the most relaxed, creative and pioneering festivals in music today, Fun Fun Fun Fest is custom booked for the most passionate, underground and progressive musicians, comedians and fans around the world.

Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest. Photo courtesy of Matt Hogan.

11/6/15-11/15/15 Wurstfest, New Braunfels, Texas Here you'll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest, the best ten days in sausage history.

11/12/15-11/15-15 Austin Asian American Film Fest, The Marchesa Hall & Theatre The Austin Asian American Film Festival showcases the best in Asian and Asian American cinema in order to celebrate communities, entertain, enlighten and showcase creative talents.

Food Events

10/28/15-Early 2016 Kerbey Lane's The Great Pumpkin Menu, Various Kerbey Lane Locations Kerbey Lane is a favorite among local Austinites. With seven locations across the Austin area, there are plenty of opportunities to try their pumpkin menu featured through the holidays.

11/14/15 Home Slice Carnival O Pizza, Home Slice Pizza The carnival is at once a celebration of the art of hand tossed pizza, a 10th birthday party for the restaurant and a charitable endeavor intended to give back to the neighborhood and the community that has made Home Slice one of Austin's favorite eateries.


11/7/15-11/8/15 U.S. Vintage Racing National Championships, Circuit of The Americas Old meets new when over 400 competitors test iconic racing machines on our state of the art track! Come see some of the craziest, most charismatic and passionate racing to hit Circuit of The Americas this year.

11/7/15 & 11/26/15 University of Texas Football, Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium University of Texas Longhorn fans take football seriously. Nationally known for their high energy and team spirit, Longhorn fans live for home games and Saturday tailgating. Join in the excitement and bleed burnt orange with the best of 'em.

11/26/15 Turkey Trot, Downtown Austin ThunderCloud Subs' 5-mile run/1-mile walk is a good way to work up a Thanksgiving appetite.


11/14/15-11/15/15, 11/21/15-11/22/15 East Austin Studio Tour, Various Locations More than 70 Eastside studios open their doors for the public's viewing and purchasing pleasure.

Contributed by Samantha Brooks, Austin CVB Marketing & Tourism Intern