Fall Music Festivals & Events
Austin has no trouble living up to its Live Music Capital of the World® reputation. Boasting hundreds of live music venues and an amazing nightlife scene, the vibrant entertainment and culture scene only gets hotter as autumn temperatures drop. Austin's fall calendar brings essential music festivals and events that are sure to get you moving and grooving. Here are a few to watch for.
Various Venues Across Austin
In support of the local low-income working musicians who might not have access to affordable healthcare, HAAM Day was created to help enhance Austin’s economy and quality of life. By resolving some of the challenges these musicians face, the Live Music Capital of the World® is able to stay alive and we get to enjoy what we love: music!
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center will be hosting the 15th annual Viva Mexico Celebration on September 17. Explore Mexico’s history, culture, and tradition through visual arts, dance and musical performances from a solid lineup. This event is free so be sure to secure your spot fast!
9/24/22 - 9/25/22
Circuit of the Americas
The ultimate social experience festival is coming to Austin, ready to give two-days full of live music, wine tents, culinary stations and more. The lineup features numerous big name headliners and a few local Austin artists.
10/7/22 - 10/9/22 & 10/14/22 - 10/16/22
Austin City Limits Music Festival
The annual ACL Festival is back in full swing and is ready to give Austin a weekend full of live music, tasty food, and fun activities. Every year, festival-goers can experience a diverse lineup of acts with eight stages, more than 130 performances and have the opportunity to indulge in the fun over two full weekends of music!
10/14/22 - 10/15/22
What began as a gathering of music lovers on a ranch, has evolved into a weekend of camping and live music across 2 main stages. Festival-goers will enjoy a curated culinary experience, a wine grove, a Texas craft beer garden, workshops, art installations and a kid zone for the little ones. UTOPiAfest grounds are wheelchair accessible and offer ADA restrooms for festival goers.
Austin Symphony Orchestra Presents: Halloween Children’s Concert
This concert is a wonderful chance for you to introduce your children to the wonders of live orchestral music through frightfully fun symphony tunes and also a great opportunity for the whole family to wear costumes and have tons of fun. The concert hall will be decorated top to bottom to enhance your little one's concert experience.
10/27/22 - 10/30/22
Red River Cultural District
Get those costumes and tickets ready for the epic psychedelic music and art festival, LEVITATION, this Halloween weekend! This is a four-day weekend of music that brings art to Austin’s diverse Red River Cultural District and east side venues and art spaces. Four-day passes have sold out but single shows are still available for shows across the weekend.
11/4/22 - 11/13/22
New Braunfels, TX
Make a trip to New Braunfels, Texas (just 50 minute drive from downtown Austin) for the unique annual celebration of German culture at Wurstfest, the best ten days in sausage history. Here, you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, carnival rides and games, beer and entertainment. Freshen up on your German phrases today!
11/5/22 - 11/6/22
Austin Celtic Festival
For a taste of Irish, Scottish and Breton culture, the Austin Celtic Festival delivers music, dance, sports, food and more. From folk melodies to traditional Scottish pipes and drums, a full schedule of Celtic music performers is set for this November Festival. When you're not participating in a dance workshop or watching an Irish dance team take the stage, check out the Celtic dog parade, Highland Games for adults and kids or a battle demonstration.
11/11/22 - 11/13/22
Seismic Dance Event
The Concourse Project
Seismic Dance Event makes a return to Austin, Texas for its fifth set this fall. This boutique music festival is curated for house, techno and underground music enthusiasts and takes place at the brand new The Concourse Project venue, with more than seven acres of land. Don’t miss out on this festival, with a reputation for it's crowd culture and thick vibes, so buy your tickets today!