August 29-September 4 – Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
The Hideout Theatre 617 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Comedians from around the country show Austinites their comedy chops and throw down in a mini-golf tourney.
September 1 – 3 – The World Beard & Moustache Championships
The Long Center for Performing Arts 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Projected to be the largest competition to date, the three-day event will include live entertainment, local food vendors, family-friendly activities and dozens of facial hair competitions. The event will benefit Livestrong Foundation, Out-Youth, and F.A.R.M.
September 2 – 2017 Summer Classic Film Series
Stateside at the Paramount 719 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Gone With The Wind
September 2 – 3 – Pirelli World Challenge
Circuit of The Americas
Get ready for two full days of some of the best sports car racing on earth with more makes and models racing during PWC than in any other racing series! When you aren’t feasting your eyes on the fierce racing, you’ll have access to the paddock to see the cars up close, hear the engines roar as teams work on the cars and speak with the drivers.
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September 4 – Free Yoga Day
Downtown, Austin, TX
All day Monday, participating studios across the Austin area offer free classes as an opportunity for people of every age and fitness levels.
September 7-10 – The 30th Annual Film Festival
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
This year’s program includes more than 30 feature films and 47 short films that feature the stories of gay men, lesbians, transgender women and men, queer youth, and many others within the LGBTQ+ spectrum.
September 8 – Zilker Relays
Zilker Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile race with teams comprised of 4 runners, with a festival after the race.
September 9 – 10th Annual Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival
Dripping Springs Ranch Park & Event Center 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Visit the Texas Hill Country and sample the largest assortment of Texas wines, craft beers, gourmet foods and spirits available under one roof, at the 9th Annual Dripping with Taste Wine & Food Festival.
September 12-16 – Austin Music Video Festival
At the 3rd annual Austin Music Video Festival, attendees will experience 4 days of screenings, an award show, interactive video technology, parties, panels, workshops, and live concerts!
September 14 – 10th Annual Words of Hope Dinner
JW Marriott 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
Words of Hope is Caritas’ largest annual fundraising event featuring an author or prominent figure whose story reflects Caritas’ mission and work.
September 14 – 16 – Sonic Transmissions Festival
The 3rd Annual Sonic Transmissions Festival incorporates a fantastic lineup representing a diverse range of musical styles and cultural diversity. Festival-goers will experience an incredible array of musical entertainment incorporating aspects of punk rock, improvised music, jazz, free-jazz, psychedelic cumbia dance, futuristic hip-hop, and more.
September 16 – Frida Feast & Film- A Celebration of Mexican Independence Day
North Austin Sanctuary 905 Salem Ln, Austin, TX 78753
Experience flavors from deep in the heart of Mexico with catered Frida foods right from her very own recipe book with guest chef Ally Beth Menter from Kitchen Eclectic, a presentation by Frida Educator, Olivia Tamzarian and finally we will be screening outdoors (weather permitting) the film Frida with Salma Hayek.
September 16 – Whiskies of the World Expo
Four Seasons Hotel Austin 98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
The Expo will provide whisky tastings, whisky and food pairings, whisky and cigar pairings, and the chance to interact with outstanding whisky brands as well as fellow whisky enthusiasts.
Spetember 16 – 17 – Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic
Frank Erwin Center 1701 Red River, Austin, TX 78701
The PBR’s 2017 Built Ford Tough Series will make its first-ever stop in Austin for the Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic, presented by Frontier Communications. As the world’s top cowboys go ride for ride against the rankest bulls around.
September 17 – Austin Museum Day
Downtown Austin, TX
Enjoy free access to exhibits and activities at Austin-area museums!
September 17 – Livestrong Honor 5K/10K
Auditorium Shores 900 W Riverside Dr , Austin, TX 78704
Join friends, family and the inspiring community in the fight against cancer at the LIVESTRONG Honor 5k and 10k. This event pays tribute to those who are currently in the cancer battle, celebrates survivors, and honors those we have lost to this terrible disease.
September 17 – CASA Superhero Run
Domain Central Park 11100 Alterra Pkwy, Austin, TX 78758
Run, walk or fly to the 2017 CASA Superhero Run 5K and Kids 1K, where you can be a superhero for children who’ve been abused or neglected.
September 21-28 – Fantastic Fest
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
The festival focuses on genre films such as horror, science fiction, fantasy, action, Asian, and cult with many writers, directors and actors, either well-established or unknown.
September 22 – 24 – 7th Annual Texas Tribune Festival
Univeristy of Texas – Austin 1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
The Texas Tribune Festival program will be a continuation of the discussions being had around Texas kitchen tables on topics such as public and higher education, criminal justice, immigration, health care, energy, the environment, and transportation. Registration includes full access to three days of debate, discussion and dialog on the UT-Austin campus, unparalleled networking opportunities, fun receptions and delicious bites from Austin’s famous food trucks.
September 22 – 24 – 2017 UTOPIAfest
Four Sisters Ranch 1555 Lemond Rd, Utopia, TX 78884
The 9th Annual UTOPiAfest encompasses the best aspects of the festival experience: Great performances, musical discovery, quality time with new and old friends, tasty food and enjoyable activities.
September 23 – The 38th Annual Fall Pecan Street Festival
Downtown Sixth Street, Austin, TX 78701
The Pecan Street Festival is one of the largest, and longest-running, arts/crafts and music festivals in the nation presented by The Pecan Street Association, a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization.
September 23 – 24 – Austin Symphony Presents: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
Bass Concert Hall 2350 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712
Texas Performing Arts and the Austin Symphony Orchestra will present Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in concert. For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone while the Austin Symphony Orchestra performs John Williams’ unforgettable score.
September 29-30 – 4th Annual Fajita Fiesta
Buda City Park 204 San Antonio St, Buda, TX 78610
Fiesta goers will experience the blending of foods, music and cultures.
September 30 – Texas Craft Brewers Festival
Fiesta Gardens 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702
The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the state’s largest craft beer event focused exclusively on Texas-produced craft beer.
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