There’s no place that celebrates Fall quite like Austin. From endless parties on 6th Street for Halloween, to celebrations and festivals before and after Halloween, there’s something to do for people of all ages in the city.
To simplify deciding where you should go, we’ve listed some of the best activities and pumpkin patches to visit. Get your costume ready, carve your jack-o-lantern and get ready for a week to remember.
It’s that time of year again, folks. Leaves have changed color, temperatures are cooler, and everyone’s favorite pumpkin patches are busy.
Pumpkin patches abound in Texas, but it’s always cool to find a new one nearby. Feel free to explore the many Pumpkin Patches in Downtown Austin and the surrounding area. Our top pick is over at Tarrytown United Methodist Church at 2601 Exposition Blvd. Come on down this weekend for pumpkin patch fun for all ages. Enjoy pumpkin picking, Austinites!
Halloween Festivities & Halloween-inspired Eats
With so many fun events going on during this Halloween weekend, we have sorting things out by date to give you the best options for planning a fun weekend.
Camp BrewHaHa Halloweekend – A Haunted Adult Sleepover Camp
The camp will once again be themed around Halloween, with a special Camp Halloweekend from Oct 28 – 30. The all-inclusive Adult Summer Camp party from the Alamo Drafthouse and Do512, has Music, Movies and Mayhem at an actual summer camp just outside of Austin, TX. Friday movies are wilderness horror themed, and Saturday night are Halloween favorites. There are all sorts of activities scheduled throughout the day!. Bands include Magnifico, Icing Video, and DJ sets both Friday and Saturday night by King Ding.
6th Street Halloween
6th Street Halloween in Austin is the famous Halloween event in the city. Over 100,000 people dress up in costume and visit the bars on the buzzing street. Several streets will be closed to traffic so those in costume can safely wander the area from bar to bar. This is a huge event that attracts more and more people each year. If you want to see some unique costumes and meet a variety of people, this is the Halloween event for you.
Texas Halloween Fireworks Dia De Los Muertos
This Halloween, October 31st, Planet K is putting on their annual Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) fireworks display at Krieg Fields: 517 S Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78741. The fireworks will begin at 9:30 PM at the Krieg Baseball Fields. Bring a blanket and a camera! Admission is FREE.
Austin Beer Week 2016 starts today and goes all week! Join the Official Kick-Off Party at @Craft Pride. Tapping over 20 special releases & special bottles from the cellar, it will be the taste of the town. Live music starts at 7 and the Official ABW Toast at 7:30. Get there early and have a glass ready to raise! Information on Austin Beer Week is here for you.
The Austin Celtic Festival and Austin Book Festival will be coming in early November as well to round out Fall Festivals in Austin. We hope you are enjoying a an Autumn full of pumpkin patch excursions, fall festivals, and Halloween spirit in Austin!