There are plenty of fun things to do in Austin this Weekend of September 29 which include Bat City Scaregrounds, St. Elias Mediterranean Festival, NAMIWalks Central Texas, Oktoberfest at Banger’s, and more!
Whether you’re planning a date or having fun with friends, these events and things to do in Austin this weekend may be right for you.
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Deal Alert – Hill Country BBQ and Wine Shuttle
Leave busy Austin for a half-day barbecue and wine tour in the Texas Hill Country. Your driver takes you to the outskirts of Austin to visit three different venues. Driver/Guide and Air Conditioned Vehicle are included. Food and wine tasting costs are NOT included.
Get more information and book your Hill Country BBQ and Wine Shuttle TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin this weekend of September 29, 2023 – Friday
It’s Oktoberfest season! Celebrate it with your friends or family this Thursday at Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden. The place will have a three-day celebration featuring German beer, food, games, and live music.
When: Friday – Saturday, September 29 – 30, 2023 | 4 pm
How much: No cover
Celebrate the rich Mediterranean culture through a weekend of delicious Mediterranean foods, wine, cocktails, and beer. In the festival, you can feast on everything from gyros and falafel to baklavas and spanakopita. There will also be a shopping bazaar with henna drawings, jewelry, and other goods.
When: Friday – Saturday, September 29 – 30, 2023 | 6 pm
How much: Free
It’s fall and that means it’s pumpkin season! Have a pumpkin-y adventure at Pumpkin Nights. Venture the half-mile walking path and discover the Pirate’s Cove, the Forbidden City, and more fantastic lands built from over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins. After that, you can venture into The Village to continue the fun with entertainment and games.
When: Friday, September 29 – October 30, 2023 | 6 pm
How much: Free – $28
Fans of Percy Jackson, this is your chance to meet the man himself behind that amazing series this weekend at the BookPeople and Texas Book Festival.
Rick Riordan is joining the festival to celebrate the release of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Chalice of the Gods.” Each ticket will include a pre-signed copy of the “Chalice of the Gods” and access to the Q&A portion of the event.
When: Friday, September 29, 2023 | 6:30 pm
How much: $24.99
The Bat City Scaregrounds is back just in time for fall Austin!
This 15-acre immersive entertainment complex is dedicated to all things scary and Halloween. In there, you’ll find three spooky haunted houses: Ancient Evil, Castle Orlock, and Clownocalypse 3D. You can also enjoy seasonal food, Vegas-style performances, live music, and more.
When: Friday, September 29 – October 31, 2023 | 7:30 pm
How much: $30 – $45
Get ready to jam with Depeche Mode this weekend at Moody Center!
The band is coming to Austin in support of their newest album “Memento Mori.” Grab your tickets now!
When: Friday, September 29, 2023 | 7:30 pm
How much: Starts at $79
Deal Alert – Small Group BYOB Sunset Boat Tour on Lake Travis
It can be tricky to choose the best spot to watch an Austin sunset without doing lots of research, but this tour makes the decision for you and showcases magnificent sunset views from the water. Sail out along the clear waters of Lake Travis on a small-group boat tour and enjoy captain commentary about local sights and Austin’s history.
- 90 minutes tour
- Access unobstructed views of Austin at sunset from the water
- Avoid expensive bar tabs and bring your own drinks with you
- Great photo opportunities of the sun setting over Lake Travis Pass by a filming location from “Spy Kids”—Starnes Island
Get more information and book your BYOB Sunset Tour on Lake Travis TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin on Saturday, September 30, 2023
When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 7:30 am
How much: Free
When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 7 pm
How much: Starts at $42
When: Saturday, September 30, 2023 | 8 pm
How much: $20 – $45
Deal Alert – Private Austin Brewery Tour by Pedicab
Try out Austin’s craft brewery scene without thinking about transportation on this private microbrewery tour by Pedicab. Enjoy Austin’s famously warm weather as your guide pedals you to three of Austin’s award-winning breweries. Choose to pay for beers as you go or opt for the all-inclusive option for a tour without any additional expenses.
Get all the information and book your Private Austin Brewery Pedicab Tour TODAY!!!
Things to do in Austin this weekend of September 29, 2023 – Sunday
Catch RBD live this weekend in Austin for their International Soy Rebelde Tour 2023! Dance and sing along to their beats and have the time of your lives.
When: Sunday, October 1, 2023 | 8 pm
How much: Starts at $205
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