Top Ten Things To Do In Austin This September


1. Movies In The Park: Hook

What: Grab your family for this classic. Don’t forget to pack a picnic. 

When: September 20th, 8pm-10pm 

Location: Govalle Park, 5200 Bolm Rd. 

2. Waterloo Music Festival

WhatWaterloo Music Festival is a celebration of Jam and the Austin music culture, September 7-9 at Carson Creek Ranch. We’re excited to announce our lineup including THREE NIGHTS of The String Cheese Incident, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Oteil Burbridge & Friends, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, The Motet, BoomBox and TAUK.

When: September 7th-9th 

Location: Carson Creek Ranch 

3. Pecan Street Festival 

What: This festival that’s been a part of Austin for decades. The Pecan Street Festival features 300 juried vendors, food concessions, three stages of music, kids rides and petting zoo, and so much more. It’s an oldie and a goodie!.

When: September 22nd and September 23rd

Location: Sixth Street, Downtown Austin

4. Float The River

What: Floating the river is always a great idea. But true Austinites know that September is THE month to float. The river is less crowded and the temps are a bit more bearable. We provide roundtrip transportation from downtown Austin, tubes, coolers, and ice so you can have the perfect floating experience. 

When: Fridays-Sundays this September 

Location: San Marcos 

5. The Great Outdoors Garden Party

What: The 2nd Saturday of every month The Great Outdoor hosts a fabulous celebration of plants and gardening. This time they will be focusing on raising backyard chickens for fun and sustainability.

When: September 8th, 11am-3pm

Location: The Great Outdoors

6. 365 Presents: Barre3 + Outdoor Voices at Fareground

What: We’ve teamed up with Barre3 and Outdoor Voices to offer a FREE Barre3 class on the terrace at Fareground. Following class restaurants at Fareground will be offering Happy Hour specials to participants.

When: September 26th, 7:30pm 

Location: Fareground at One Eleven 

7. The WhiskyX Austin featuring St. Paul and The Broken Bones

What: Over 60 amazing whiskies to try, live concert from St. Paul and The Broken Bones, some of Austin’s Best Food Trucks all together for one night! 

When: September 14th, 6pm

Location: Fair Market 

8. Oddles of Noodles 

What: The Austin Food Blogger Alliance is thrilled to be presenting a city-wide nood-off featuring our favorite cross-cultural carb.

When: September 23rd, 2pm-4pm

Location: Event Space at Brew and Brew 

9. The Brunch Boat on Lady Bird Lake

What: This is the ultimate way to get your Sunday Funday started. Via313 Pizza, One Taco Breakfast Tacos, breakfast cocktails, beers, and more all on a boat as you cruise Lady Bird Lake. 

When: Select Sundays This Fall

Location: Lady Bird Lake

10. Fancy Tailgate at Hotel Ella

What: Join a Longhorn tradition featuring a buffet by Goodall’s Kitchen, specialty cocktails, beer and wine, shuttles to & from the stadium, live music and pre-game broadcasts on the historic Hotel Ella front lawn – a location rooted in the fabric of The University of Texas at Austin.

When: Select Texas games this season 

Location: Hotel Ella 

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In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.