1. Wheels To Wurstfest

What: Wurstfest was  voted the number two Oktoberfest in the country by USA Today.  This “10-Day Salute To Sausage” in New Braunfels is one of our favorite festivals of the year.  With sausage, beer, polka and potato pancakes as far as the eye can see, it’s a Bavarian wonderland that’s not to be missed.  

By offering round trip transportation all ten days of the fest again we’re making getting to New Braunfels easier than fitting into last years lederhosen.  Why risk the hour drive when you can take our Wheels to Wurstfest?  

* Worry free transportation from downtown Austin to Wurstfest (and back home)
*Admission into the festival.
*BYOB welcome on the ride down. 
*Exclusive Specials at Easy Tiger before and after you board. 

More Reasons to Ride: 
-Three plus hours on site to enjoy the festival.
-Practice safe festing, take group transportation! 
-Total trip time approximately five and a half hours. 

When: November 3rd – November 12th

Location: Roundtrip Transportation from Easy Tiger to Wurstfest in New Braunfels. 

2. Super Soul Sunday at Icenhauer’s

What: In a city where sunshine, tasty cocktails and great music are all abundant, there is simply only one place in Austin to go…..Super Soul Sunday at Icenhauer’s!

Since it’s beginning in 2011, this legendary #SundayFunday shindig has joined the ranks of Austin’s “Must Do” activities alongside swimming in Barton Springs, shopping on South Congress, & jamming at Austin City Limits.  A hotspot for locals and tourists alike, this historic Rainey Street hangout is the ultimate backyard party for both the young and the young at heart. 

When: Sunday’s, 3pm-6pm  

Location: Icenhauer’s

3. Outdoor Voices Dog Jog

What: Austin based activewear brand Outdoor Voices is hosting the biggest Dog Jog yet in Austin, Texas. Join us November 19th at Lions Municipal Golf Course for a dog-friendly 5K loop and tailgate. All participating Dog Joggers will receive an event tee for humans and bandana for pups. A portion of ticket sales go to Austin Pets Alive.

When: November 19th, 9am-2pm

Location: Lion’s Municiple Golf Course  


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4. 2017 Texas Book Festival 

What: The 2017 Texas Book Festival will be held November 4-5, 2017. The Festival runs from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Texas Book Festival Weekend is free and open to the public and takes place in Austin, Texas, at the State Capitol and surrounding grounds.

When: November 4th & 5th, 10am-5pm  

Location: Texas Capital 

5. Austin Empty Bowl Project

What: Potters from all over Central Texas donate bowls of all sizes, shapes, and colors. Thirty restaurants and bakeries donate delicious soups and breads, while musicians donate their time and talent to entertain us. Then, on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, friends and families come together to purchase a bowl for $20, have it filled with soup, and enjoy the music. The bowl is yours to keep, as a reminder of those whose bowls are empty. The proceeds go to the Central Texas Food Bank to help sponsor the Kids Cafe Program and Meals on Wheels Central Texas’ Meals for Kids. Kids Cafe and Meals for Kids provide a safe, nurturing place where children receive a hot, nutritious dinner, as well as help with homework.

When: November 19th, 11am-3pm

Location: Central Texas Food Bank

6. 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival

What: The distinctively American, incredibly versatile and unapologetically cheesiest dish in Austin is has returned for the mother of all food festivals. A childhood favorite that only continues to grow in complexity and admiration throughout one’s life, Mac & Cheese is the reigning heavyweight champion of savory indulgence – and we’re celebrating it with the 2nd annual MAC & CHEESE FESTIVAL!

Austin Food Magazine presents the return and celebration of America’s favorite side dish, at the 2nd annual Austin Mac & Cheese Festival, November 19th where you’ll see some of Austin’s best chefs and eateries battle it out to see who truly has the best mac & cheese in the city. Attendees will have the chance to vote on their favorite selections in the ultimate Mac & Cheese showdown!

When: November 18th & 19th 

Location: Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

7. Chuy’s Giving Day Parade

What: enefiting Operation Blue Santa so Bring New, Unwrapped Toys to Donate! At a designated time during the Parade Procession, all units will stop to collect the toys. Santa’s Helpers will line the parade route and help spectators give their toy. All toys will be distributed by the Operation Blue Santa Program to another child just in time for the holidays.

When: November 18th, 11am

Location: Congress Avenue


8. East Austin Studio Tour

What: Present Company’s 4th annual Shakespeare at the Market, ROMEO & JULIET, runs October 13th – 29th on the rooftop of the downtown Austin flagship Whole Foods Market.

When: November 11th & 12th and November 18th & 19th 

Location: Various Venues, East Austin

9. Creek Show 2017

What: Creek Show 2017 returns November 10-18 for nine nights of free light-based, site-specific art installations along Waller Creek. Stroll along the creek, between 5th and 8th Streets, while taking in six new illuminating works of light-based art. This free event will captivate visitors through visionary art that illustrates the intersection of natural environment, innovative design, and urban life.

When: November 10th – November 18th, 6pm-10pm

Location: Waller Creek

10. Yoga With Goats Overlooking Lake Travis

What: There will be 2 classes scheduled, one at 3 pm and one at 4 pm. At the end of each class, participants over the age of 21 will be given their choice of one complimentary adult beverage (beer or wine) care of our wonderful hosts with the option to purchase more if you choose at Happy Hour pricing! There will also be some snacks as you’re sure to work up an appetite laughing and playing with the goats! Non-alcoholic beverages will be available for those under 21 and any children participating.

When: November 18th 

Location: Vintage Villas 


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.