Ten Things You Must Do In The Fall In Austin

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No need to do them all in one year, but fall in Austin is full of activities. There’s something going on every weekend, so you’ll have to work to fit in all these must-do events.

  1. Attend a Longhorn Football Game at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium.
  2. Attend a music festival, either Austin City Limits or the younger Fun Fun Fun Fest
  3. Head to Wurstfest in New Braunfels (OK, so it’s a day trip. Still, it gives you an excuse to say “Wasserstoff,” dance a polka, and try some local craft brews on tap.)corn maze
  4. Get lost in the corn maze at Barton Hill Farms.
  5. Get terrorized at Austin House of Torment.
  6. Plant a tree. BlueGenie Holiday Bazaar
  7. Shop one of the many holiday arts and crafts fairs, including
  8. Take a bat cruise on Ladybird Lake, but go before mid Oct. For the best bat viewing.
  9. At least once in your life, go see the F1 Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas.
  10. Catch a giant bass on Lake Travis. You’ll need a boat and/or a guide to get to the deep spots.


1. Longhorn Football on the patio

2. Austin City Limits

3. Fun Fun Fun Fest

4. Wurstfest

5. Corn Maze at Barton Hill farms

6. House of Torment

7. Plant a tree

8. Armadillo Bazaar

9. Cherrywood Art Fair

10. Blue Genie Art Bazaar

11. Capital cruises on Ladybird Lake

12. Racing at COTA

13. Lake Austin Fishing



Bat photo, Flickr CC: He.Who.Wanders


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