Looking for some fall fun around Austin, TX? The area is full of opportunities to experience the season. Whether you’re hoping to visit a fair, a corn maze, or sample some beer, Austin is bursting with autumn cheer. Round up the family, pile into the car, and head out to enjoy the season's many offerings in and around Austin.
Barton Hill Farms hosts a Fall Festival and corn maze on Saturdays and Sundays between late September and early November. Kid-friendly and a wonderful excuse to spend the day outside, Barton Hill even has entertainment built in. Activities, a corn maze, pumpkin picking, artisans, and friendly furry pals make this a venue to remember. The kids will be a beautiful kind of tired at the end of the day, and you'll have relaxed purposefully. Check out more at their website.
Round Top Antiques Fair, located in Round Top, Texas annually at the end of September is a signature spot for all your traditional fair festivities. Animals, food, crafts, and games all combine to make this a spot worth visiting. You won't be able to resist getting pulled into the season's charm. Bummed that you didn’t make the fall dates this year? Not to worry, they’re hosting a Winter Show at the end of January.
At the beginning of October, the Round Rock Chalk Walk in Round Rock, Texas provides a place for art, creativity, and innovation. Artists are invited to chalk the sidewalks, and various vendors, spectators, and artists wander, perform, and indulge. Truly a sight to behold, the Chalk Walk is a memorable occasion every year.
The Austin City Limits Music Festival happens for two weekends in early to mid-October. Zilker Park plays host to a huge affair comprised of nearly one hundred and fifty exciting acts. Multiple stages and multiple weekends make it easy to find something of interest for everyone, no matter how eclectic the family’s tastes may be. Just accompany the teenage siblings to separate stages, and you've got the most civilized family outing there ever was.
In Fredericksburg, Texas, Oktoberfest reigns during the beginning of the month. Downtown streets resonate with beer, food, and fun. Family friendly, this festival boasts something for everyone and a chance to connect with the best parts of German heritage. Enjoy the kielbasa!
Truly, Austin, Texas is the place to be in autumn. With day trips abound, each weekend brings something new and exciting. Don’t miss out on your chance to participate in all the festivities. If you’re wishing you knew about some of these wonderful festivals earlier in the year, not to worry. Most happen around the same time annually. Mark your calendar for 2018 and anticipate the smiles.
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