Ready for fall, y'all?
Friends, can you believe fall is right around the corner? It seems like just yesterday we were lounging by the pool and taking our kiddos to the waterpark. Oh, wait. That was just yesterday. Because, Texas.
Still, the official first day of fall is September 22nd, which is only a few short weeks away. We are saying bring it on to the pumpkin spice lattes, oversized sweaters and weather that is at least a few degrees cooler. To get you in on our excitement, we thought we'd share some of our favorite fall activities in the Austin area. No matter the wearther, we want to help you be prepared for the best fall season EVER.
Pick a pumpkin
at Barton Hills Farm
While you're there, get lost in the corn maze too!
offers everything from pumpkin and flower picking to farm animals and corn mazes. We're getting heart eyes just thinking about all of the fall goodness!
Buy tickets to a football game at your local high-school or college
Looking for a unique outing with the kids? Be a part of a UT star party
! Every Wednesday while UT is in session join in on the roof of Robert Lee Moore Hall, and every Friday and Saturday at the Painter Hall Telescope!
Visit downtown Georgetown on the second Saturday of every month for Market Days
! Shop antiques, jewelry, unique clothing, toys and so much more!
Did you know there's a ghost town right outside of Austin? Okay, so it's not a real
ghost town but, real or not, the J. Lorraine Ghost Town
still offers family-friendly activities and eats ideal for a fall day out on the "ghost town"!
Pre-Halloween is the perfect time to try something new, fun and slightly spooky with a group of your favorite people. Escape Games Austin
covers all three of these bases. Solve a puzzle to escape the room... or else!
Sway to the music of Austin Symphonic Band at Fall Concert in the Park
at Zilker Park September 17th at 7pm. Bring a picnic, lay out a blanket and watch the stars as you listen!
Take your little ones on a Thomas Train Ride
. That's right...THE Thomas The Train Engine will be in Austin, September 29th - October 1st. Make your kiddos dreams come true on A Day Out with Thomas!
Need a beer break, mama? Visit Fiesta Gardens on September 30th for the Texas Craft Brewer's Festival
. Get ready to taste the best of the best of Texas craft beer!
The 5th Annual AustOber Fest
on September 30th at Sholz Garden offers beer, bowling and sausage. Need we say more? Live music. There. We said more.
Round Rock Chalk Walk
- Stroll the streets of downtown Round Rock as they transform into an Italian Street Fair. October 6-7th, all are encouraged to create free chalk art and join in on various other festivities.
Boo at the Zoo
- Visit the Austin Zoo at various dates through October. See the animals at night and ride the haunted train!
October 6-8th is the perfect time to take a little road trip over to Fredericksburg. Oktoberfest
is full of fun and spooktastic events for the entire family!
Visit Pflugerville on October 16th to feast on all of the chili your heart and stomach desires. The Pflugerville Pfall Fest
offers not just chili but a petting zoo, crafts and a Kid's Pfun Zone and more!
Be a part of the Cedar Park Arts and Crafts
Festival on October 28th. Free admission paired with live music, concession stands and, of course, plenty of arts and crafts for the whole family!
Mexic-Arte Museum's Viva La Vida Fest is the largest and longest running Day of the Dead event in Austin. Join in on October 28th for traditional foods, hands on activities, Latino artists and entertainment and so much more!
The New Braunfels WurstFest
is November 3rd-12th. Enjoy music, dancing, carnival rides, the BEST sausage and so much more!
Is there anything better than curling up with a cup of hot cocoa good book on a chilly day? Let the Texas Book Festival
(November 4th and 5th) help you find your next great read!
When you're done finding the perfect new book, hop on over to the Austin Celtic Festival
for yummy eats, drinks and music!
Let us know what events you're going to and if you have any other fall activities to share! We hope to see you and your littles all over Austin this cozy season!