Celebrate Texas independent and small batch brewers this October at the Texas Craft Brewers Festival. There’s no better way to spend a fall afternoon in Austin than enjoying some of the city’s top fermented offerings. The event will be held at Fiesta Gardens, next to Lady Bird Lake, on Saturday October 23, 2021.

Man wearing a shirt reading Family Business Beer Company standing behind an oak barrel keg. Festival volunteers in blue shirts stand behind him
Credit Jason Youngblood.

Since 2003, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival has been the spot to get a taste of the evolving and growing craft beer community in Texas. With more than 85 brewers and 200 Texas-brewed craft beers, you’re sure to find some new favorites. Not only will the beer be plentiful, Texas Craft Brewers Festival will have tons of food to nosh on to compliment your hoppy beverages. Once the festival concludes, you’re within walking distance from the East Caesar Chavez neighborhood, with hip restaurants, bars and shops. Grab some post-festival queso at Grizzelda’s or hang out at local favorites, like Lustre Pearl East.

Buy your tickets quickly, as both VIP and general admission tickets are subject to sell out. General admission ticket-holders get in at 2 p.m. and VIP ticket-holders get early admission at 11:30 a.m. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at texascraftbrewersfestival.org.

Man wearing green and white baseball tshirt reading Soul Doubt American IPA holding a beer. To his left is a woman in a black shirt and red and black plaid skirt holding a beer. They are both wearing sunglasses and smiling at the camera
Credit Jason Youngblood.

Taking one for the team and playing the role of designated driver? Not a problem! The festival is offering a $20 ticket which includes non-alcoholic beverages and snacks throughout the day. Public transportation like CapMetro is also recommended, as parking will be limited in the area.

Looking for other fun things to do in Austin this fall? Check out our Fall Bucket List to plan the rest of your trip.