Check out these events coming up in the Austin area this October and November.


Austin City Limits Music Festival

The two-weekend festival will happen on nine stages at Zilker Metropolitan Park with more than 100 musical artists and bands. Those attending will be able to purchase food and drinks from area restaurants at the ACL Eats Food Court on the festival grounds. Other available activities include a mini-fest for children, photo opportunities and various giveaways.
  • October 6-8, 13-15; noon-10 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays
  • $170 and up
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park, 2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin
Party for the Parks

A fundraiser for the Austin Parks Foundation, Party for the Parks offers partygoers a night of food, games and drinks at Zilker Metropolitan Park in between Austin City Limits festival nights. The evening will finish with a concert featuring musical artist Portugal. The Man.Tina Fey and Amy Poehler: Restless Legs Tour

The comedic duo, also known for being actresses, producers and writers, will offer a night of stories and jokes as they celebrate their 30 years of friendship.
  • $79.50 and up
  • Oct. 12-13, 8 p.m.; Oct. 14, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin
Puptopia Festival

The all-day festival is geared toward dogs and their owners and will feature an “amazement” park, photo opportunities and activities for both dogs and their owners.Light a Path

This annual fundraiser offers tastes from local chefs, specialty cocktails, entertainment, auctions and more to help local children and families.
  • Oct. 22, 5-8:30 p.m.
  • $225 and up
  • Junior League of Austin Community Impact Center, 5330 Bluffstone Lane, Austin
Austin Film Festival

The eight-day film festival features screenings of television premiers, competition films, documentaries, shorts and more. There will also be opportunities to participate in Q&A sessions with some of the writers, actors and filmmakers. Also during the festival, a conference will be available for an additional cost.November

Austin Food & Wine Festival

The two-day festival will offer those attending the chance to taste food, wines, beers and spirits from experts on the local, regional and national levels. During the festival, attendees will have access to cooking demos, live music and guided tasting sessions.Austin Celtic Festival

The family-friendly Celtic-themed festival highlights traditional Celtic music and dancing, along with Highland games, workshops, storytelling and more on multiple stages throughout the event grounds.
  • Nov. 4, noon-7 p.m.; Nov. 5, noon-6 p.m.
  • $25 (adults); $12 (kids over 5)
  • Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin
Fall events

Elgin Christmas Tree Farm Pumpkin Patch

The new owners of Elgin Christmas Tree Farm will provide a pumpkin patch and other activities such as Hay Mountain, a playground and photo areas. Other available activities include train and hay rides, a giant hay maze, a petting zoo, carnival-style food and more.Mama Mary’s Farm & Pumpkin Patch

Mama Mary and her team will offer fall-themed activities such as a pumpkin patch, photo ops, hay and barrel train rides, rubber duck races, apple cannon gun shooting, kiddie hay maze, outdoor bowling, crafts, food vendors, and more.Floating Pumpkin Patch

City officials at Robin Bledsoe Pool will provide a chance for attendees to retrieve pumpkins out of the pool either with a net or by hopping in. After that, participants can decorate their pumpkins with paints, sequins and glitter.Georgetown Sweet Eats Fruit Farm

Officials with Sweet Eats Fruit Farm will offer a fall festival on 4.5 acres including a 2-acre corn-filled area with pumpkins; firework shows on Friday and Saturday nights in October; and activities such as Zoofari, pig races, petting zoo, apple cannons, food trucks and more.
  • Sept. 9-Nov. 12, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • $19.95-$24.95
  • 14400 E. State Hwy. 29, Georgetown
Dripping Springs Pumpkin Festival

The festival will feature six themed weekends with over 50 fall-inspired games, activities and attractions including live music, a petting zoo, pony rides and more throughout the five-acre property. Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the festival.Wurstfest

Wurstfest officials will offer food, music, dancing, special events, carnival rides and more celebrating Alpine- and Bavarian-style entertainment.Honda Leander Bluegrass Festival

The three-day festival held at the Mason Homestead will have live music from local musicians each day, along with area vendors offering food, beer and crafts. Children will have access to the Fun Zone area for an additional fee.
  • Oct. 6-7, 6-9:30 p.m.
  • Free (Festival), $15 (Fun Zone)
  • 1101 Bagdad Road, Leander