• Out of Bounds Comedy FestAugust 28- September 3
    Multiple Locations, Austin, TX

    The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is a 7-day, multi-venue festival of all things comedy, featuring the world’s best in hundreds of improv, sketch, and stand-up shows over Labor Day Weekend! Their mission is to bring worldwide attention to the Austin comedy community by strengthening performer networks, providing educational opportunities and stimulating both Austin tourism and industry interest.

  • Free Yoga DaySeptember 3
    Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum 605 Azie Morton Rd, Austin, TX 78704

    All day, Labor Day, participating studios across the Austin area will offer free yoga classes as an opportunity for people of every age and fitness level to try yoga for the first time, experience a new style of yoga, visit a new studio or take a class from a new instructor! Take advantage of this opportunity and share your yoga passion with friends and family and help them discover the benefits of yoga!

  • Labor DaySeptember 3
  • Unplugged at the GroveSeptember 6
    Shady Grove 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

    Join 93.3 KGSR and Shady Grove by celebrating 25 years of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove with free live music every Thursday evening in June at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road! Unplugged at the Grove will be 23 weeks of the best live music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas. There will be absolutely no cover charge, that’s why Unplugged at the Grove is the longest free running concert series!

  • 31st Annual aGLIFFSeptember 6- September 9
    Alamo Drafthouse- South Lamar 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

    The All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival (aGLIFF) cultivates the Texas LGBTQ+ community by enlightening, educating, and entertaining their clients and patrons through programs that enrich the LGBTQ+ and ally communities while developing LGBTQ+ awareness! aGLIFF Nonprofit Organization Programs include the Queer Youth Media Project, Filmmaker Assistance Program, Community Partnership Program and Family Screening Program, all of which culminate in or around the annual aGLIFF Film Festival Program.

  • Zilker RelaysSeptember 7
    Zilker Metropolitan Park 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

    The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile race with teams comprised of 4 runners. Each participant runs a 2.5-mile loop from one central festival/transition area. The team concept of the Zilker Relays is a combination of a relay, festival home base, drinks, and music, make this experience a favorite for runners of all calibers and ages! You don’t have to train like a marathoner for this one. All you have to do is be willing to run, jog, walk or stroll 2.5 miles, enjoy live music and great food and get 3 of your siblings, kids, buddies or colleagues to come and join you for this one of a kind running experience!

  • Waterloo Music FestivalSeptember 7- September 9
    Carson Creek Ranch 9507 Sherman Rd, Austin, TX 78742

    Waterloo is an independent festival that celebrates the roots of Austin music culture and will feature three full days of nationally renowned jam bands performing alongside the city’s finest musical acts during a weekend of camping! The event will be held at Carson Creek Ranch, a venue just ten minutes from downtown Austin with over 60 acres of Pecan-tree-lined campgrounds and scenic views overlooking the Colorado River. The festival is produced by Austin event promoters Unknown Entertainment, Havin’ a Ball Productions and Heard Presents. This year’s lineup includes The String Cheese Incident, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Oteil & Friends, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon and more!

  • Dripping With Taste Wine & Food FestivalSeptember 8
    Dripping Springs Ranch Park 1042 Event Center Dr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

    Come out and sample the most extensive assortment of Texas wines, craft beers, gourmet foods and spirits available under one roof! The Dripping With Taste Wine & Food Festival was created to showcase the growing number of local vineyards, breweries, distilleries and gourmet food fares peppering the area. This year’s festival includes over 75 “tasteful” vendors and an estimated 2500 food and wine enthusiasts! One of the more exciting additions to the festival has been the inclusion of Distilleries! There will also be cooking demonstrations, drink mixology classes, live music, specialty vendors, a free photo booth and actual grape stomping!

  • Pfurry Splash PartySeptember 8
    Scott Mentzer Pool and Heritage Park 901 Old Austin Hutto Rd, Pflugerville, TX 78660

    Join the city of Pflugerville for their second annual Pfurry Splash Party at Scott Mentzer Pool! Dogs can relax in the pool and interact with other dog friends. The price of admission is $5 per dog (which includes two of its owners), and an extra $3 if anyone else would like to come without a dog. All dogs must be current on vaccinations and have proof, so make sure to check if they are before bringing them to the party. Also, please be sure your dog has been exposed to swimming before bringing them (life jackets are recommended for dogs that are not strong swimmers).

  • Sonic Transmissions FestivalSeptember 13
    Barracuda 611 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701

    Founded and curated by Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and presented by Self Sabotage Records, Sonic Transmissions Festival is a three-day showcase presenting a far-reaching spectrum of genres, such as free jazz, post-punk, world music, experimental hip-hop, improvised music, and more. Sonic Transmissions Festival was born out of a passion for bringing audiences and musicians from different communities together to collaborate, experience and explore the possibilities of what a music festival can express to audiences today! The September 13th lineup will include Moor Mother, Matthew Lux’s Communication Arts Quartet, and S*** And Shine!

  • Unplugged at the GroveSeptember 13
    Shady Grove 1624 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

    Join 93.3 KGSR and Shady Grove by celebrating 25 years of KGSR’s Unplugged at the Grove with free live music every Thursday evening in June at the iconic Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road! Unplugged at the Grove will be 23 weeks of the best live music, food, and fun you’ll experience under the clear, warm skies of Austin, Texas. There will be absolutely no cover charge, that’s why Unplugged at the Grove is the longest free running concert series!

  • NASA ChampionshipsSeptember 13- September 16
    Circuit of the Americas 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617

    NASA is excited to announce that the organization’s premier Championship events, the Western and Eastern States Championships, will return to a single event format for the 2018 NASA Championships presented by Toyo Tires. The Circuit of the Americas will host the 2018 United States Formula 1 Grand Prix just one month after the best NASA competitors from across the nation enjoy four days of intense competition at a track regarded by many as one of the most challenging in the country! The entire family will have a blast watching cars race all weekend!

  • Music In The ParkSeptember 14
    Pfluger Park 515 City Park Rd, Pflugerville, TX 78660

    The annual Music In The Park outdoor concert series showcases a variety of live bands and one movie night on selected Friday nights from June to September. Make sure to bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, friends and neighbors for a free evening of music, entertainment and relaxation. Your dogs are allowed to come as well, and there is no admission charge! Drinks are allowed in the park, not no in any glass bottles or cups. On September 14th, Candace Bellamy will be performing live!

  • Round Rock Smoke FestSeptember 15
    Centennial Plaza 301 W Bagdad Ave, Round Rock, TX 78664

    The Round Rock Fire Department and The Tavern proudly present SMOKE FEST. Check out the firefighter combat challenge before the music festival starts and cheer on your local heroes and civilians attempting the course! There will be family fun with face painting, bouncy houses and of course fire trucks to check out. There will also be a raffle and local vendors, BBQ, and beer! Make sure NOT to bring your own coolers, they are not allowed at the event.

  • CASA Superhero RunSeptember 16
    IBM Client Innovation Center 11501 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758

    The CASA programs of the Greater Austin Area have united to gather all superheroes for children for the 2018 CASA Superhero Run! CASA speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering their community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. When the state steps in to protect a child’s safety because the people responsible for protecting them have not, a judge appoints a trained CASA volunteer to make independent and informed recommendations and help the judge decide what’s best for the child. So come out with family and friends by registering for the race, donating to kids, fundraising for the cause! Make sure to come with your best costume on!

  • Whiskies of the WorldSeptember 20
    Fair Market 1100 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78739

    Experience the world of whiskey as you’ve never seen it before. As one of the largest whiskey tasting events in the US, Whiskies of the World gathers over 200 of the most fascinating distilled spirits from around the globe, along with their makers and ambassadors, to give guests an unforgettable evening. The Expo will provide whiskey tastings, whiskey and food pairings, whiskey and cigar pairings, and the chance to interact with outstanding whiskey brands as well as fellow whiskey enthusiasts!

  • Words of HopeSeptember 20
    JW Marriott Austin 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

    Caritas of Austin believes in the power of stories to educate and inspire change in their community, and Words of Hope is their organization to help achieve that. Words of Hope is Caritas of Austin’s largest annual fundraising event and each year, the event features an author or prominent individual whose story reflects the mission and work of Caritas of Austin. This year, the featured authors and individuals are Emmitt Smith (former Dallas Cowboys leading rusher) and Lynn and Tom Meredith. The Harvey Penick Award for Excellence in the Game of Life is also being presented during the evening’s program, and this year it will be awarded to Lynn and Tom Meredith!

  • Fantastic FestSeptember 20- September 27
    Alamo Drafthouse- South Lamar 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

    Experience the world of sci-fi, horror, and gore at Alamo Drafthouse’s annual film festival. Fantastic Fest is the largest film festival in the U.S. that specializes in the genres of horror, fantasy, sci-fi, and action. The festival has premiered major horror flicks like Zombieland, There Will Be Blood and Apocalypto. Celebrity guests in the past have included Mel Gibson, Bill Murray, Paul Rudd and Jon Favreau.

  • Music In The ParkSeptember 21
    Pfluger Park 515 City Park Rd, Pflugerville, TX 78660

    The annual Music In The Park outdoor concert series showcases a variety of live bands and one movie night on selected Friday nights from June to September. Make sure to bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, friends and neighbors for a free evening of music, entertainment and relaxation. Your dogs are allowed to come as well, and there is no admission charge! Drinks are allowed in the park, not no in any glass bottles or cups. On September 21st, Kristen Gibbs will be performing live!

  • Pecan Street FestivalSeptember 22- September 23
    6th Street, Austin, TX 78701

    The Pecan Street Festival is one of the largest, and longest-running, arts and crafts and music festivals in the nation! Named after 6th Street’s original name, this family-friendly street festival takes place twice a year in Austin’s downtown entertainment district. Pecan Street Festival offers several blocks of family fun, from local art to live music and entertainment. Of course, no Austin festival would be complete without food! Experience all of this and more each May and September in the lively streets of downtown Austin.

  • LIVESTRONG Honor 5K10KSeptember 23
    Auditorium Shores 900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704

    Join friends, family, and LIVESTRONG’s inspiring community in the fight against cancer at the LIVESTRONG Honor 5K and 10K at Auditorium Shores in Downtown Austin! LIVESTRONG Honor 5K and 10K pays tribute to those who are currently in the cancer battle, celebrates survivors, and honors those we have lost to this terrible disease. Participants are encouraged to proudly display their names and share the stories of the cancer warriors in their lives. Survivors are honored with a yellow rose as they cross the finish line. Come out and help LIVESTRONG serve more than 400,000 people this year!

  • Austin Museum DaySeptember 23
    Multiple locations Austin, TX

    The Austin Museum Partnership is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that promotes and facilitates collaboration within the museum community for the benefit of our museums and the community at large! Since 1998, the Austin Museum Partnership has coordinated Austin Museum Day, a community event which offers free admission and includes special programs and activities at museums and cultural institutions across the area! So grab your family and friends and take advantage of Austin Museum Day by taking a look at some of the world’s best artwork for free!

  • The Wine DownSeptember 26
    ACL Live at The Moody Theater 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd #1A, Austin, TX 78701

    The Wine Down, back for its sixth year, is a music series that is anchored towards driving people downtown to the 2nd Street District to experience lively nights of shopping, eating, and strolling the 2nd Street corridor. Each month, a different restaurant provides food samples and happy hour specials, while KUTX D.J.s entertain the crowd with great music. Proceeds from the Wine Down will be benefiting the Austin Music Foundation.

  • Texas Tribune FestivalSeptember 27- September 29
    Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

    The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join the Texas Tribune in downtown Austin for three days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation, and networking, all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol! This year there will be more than 300 leading figures in politics, public policy, networking events, and journalism who will join thousands of Texans to discuss big-picture solutions to the most pressing policy issues facing our state and our nation! Texas Tribune Festival program is bigger and better than ever before!

  • Leander Bluegrass FestivalSeptember 28
    The Mason Homestead 1101 S Bagdad Rd, Leander, TX 78641

    The city of Leander will be hosting their thirteenth annual Leander Bluegrass Festival on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 28-29, from 6-10 p.m next to the Mason Homestead located at 1101 S. Bagdad Road. The best part about this event is that its FREE and will be featuring live music performances by local musicians, there will be plenty of concessions, super fun children’s activities, and a variety of vendors! This is the perfect event to come out with your family and friends!

  • Texas Craft Brewers FestivalSeptember 29
    Fiesta Gardens 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702

    The Texas Craft Brewers Festival and the Texas Craft Brewers Guild embrace their motto “We are a community. We support each other. We respect each other.”, and strive to be true to Texas craft beer and to benefit all involved. Today, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival remains by and for the Texas craft brewers and the Texas craft beer community. Homebrewers and entrepreneurs have launched and grown craft beer businesses to serve nearby communities. People curious to discover new tastes have become fans, and those fans devotees! Become a new fan, and discover new craft breweries in Texas!

  • Austin OktoberfestSeptember 29
    Scholz Garten 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701

    On September 29th the Austin Saengerrunde will open its doors to 6th Annual AustOberfest celebrating Central Texas German heritage with German-style sausage, lots of bier, contest stage, bowling and live music! The price of the ticket includes unlimited German-style sausage from some of Central Texas’ best meat purveyors Including Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse, Stiles Switch, Louie Mueller, Southside Market, Micklethwait Craft Meats, Frank, Scholz Garten, and more! Texas German Bier tastings are also included along with bowling and live music entertainment from the Austin Polka Band and the Chainlink Band! Come out to AustOberfest, and enjoy delicious beer and food with family and friends!

  • FIA World Rallycross ChampionshipSeptember 29- September 30
    Circuit of the Americas 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617

    The USA round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship moves to the iconic Circuit of the Americas for the first time and will feature a line-up of exhilarating wheel-to-wheel racing, amazing entertainment from the world famous Ludacris and classic Austin street food! There will be autograph sessions that give you the chance to meet the World RX Stars face to face, a Monster Energy Rig Riot where the party is at, and a chance to get up close and personal with the team of Monster Energy athletes as they fire out T-shirts, and blast out the music. Then finish watching the racing experience the Grammy award-winning LUDACRIS! The performance by the Fast and Furious star will be on Saturday evening so get ready to ROLL OUT!

  • Fajita FiestaSeptember 29- September 30
    Buda Chamber of Commerce 203 Railroad St # 1C, Buda, TX 78610

    Fajita Fiesta is an event that offers something for all ages! Fiesta goers will experience the blending of foods, music, and cultures. They will also rediscover Texas through sights, sounds, and their taste buds! The tantalizing aroma of sizzling fajitas will fill the air of Buda, Texas; attracting people from the Rio Grande to the north of the Mason Dixon Line. In Texas, grilling is not just a weekend pass time but a competitive sport! At Fajita Fiesta grill masters and pit masters alike will compete for top dollar cash payouts, trophies, bragging rights, and to find out on that given day which is the best of the best!

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