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Top Picks for September and October Events, Concerts and More in Austin, TX

Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 2:46pm Engel & Völkers Austin

With the summer heat hopefully on the back burner Austin's event calendar is heating up!  From some amazing benefit concerts and restaurant offering benefiting Hurricane Harvey victims to F1 at Circuit of the America's featuring Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder.  Check out some of our favorite picks for September and October from Austin City Limits Festival and much more.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Hurricane Harvey Benefit Parties

Companies across the country have responded by pledging to support—whether financial or material—and Central Austin businesses are rallying around the effort.  See the full list of events happening across town at Do512.com 

9/2/17 - 9/3/17
Pirelli World Challenge
Circuit of The Americas
Sports car racing enthusiasts don’t want to miss this unparalleled series at COTA. Top racers and race cars from around the world go head to head on the track for three full days of action.asdf
www.circuitoftheamericas.com

9/4/17
Free Day of Yoga 
Various Locations 
All day long, participating studios across the Austin area offer free classes as an opportunity for every age and fitness level. 
www.freedayofyoga.com

9/8/17 
Zilker Relays 
Zilker Park 
The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile team race. Each participant runs a 2.5 mile loop from one central festival/transition area. The team concept of the Zilker Relays is not unique, but the combination of a relay, festival home base, drinks and music, make this experience a favorite for runners of all calibers and ages. 
www.zilkerrelays.com

NORTHSIDE AMPLIFIED - PRESENTED BY ENGEL & VÖLKERS AUSTIN at Domain Northside 

We have partnered with Domain NORTHSIDE and MIX 94.7 to present NORTHSIDE AMPLIFIED, a three-part music series open to the public on Saturday, August 26, (RESCHEDULED TO) September 16, September 30, and October 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

9/12/17-9/16/17
Austin Music Video Festival 

Various Locations
Now in its second year, the Austin Music Video Fest celebrates Austin's longstanding music video heritage with screenings, awards, parties, panels and workshops around town.
www.austinmusicvideofestival.com

9/15/17 - 9/16/17
Lone Star Le Mans
Circuit of The Americas 
This three-day event is COTA's unique twist on the world's greatest sports car endurance race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The weekend features live music, interactive displays, an open paddock and nearly nine hours of racing, finishing under the stars - all topped off with a dazzling fireworks show.
www.circuitoftheamericas.com 

9/17/17
Austin Museum Day 
Museums Across Austin 
Organized by the Austin Museum Partnership, this special day features free exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites.
www.austinmuseums.org

9/21/17 - 9/28/17
Fantastic Fest 
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas 
Fantastic Fest is the largest genre film festival in the U.S., specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and just plain fantastic movies from around the world. 
www.fantasticfest.com

9/23/17 - 9/24/17
Fall Pecan Street Festival 
Sixth Street Austin 
The Pecan Street Festival is a free, bi-annual juried music, arts and crafts festival held on historic Sixth Street. The show proudly features over 300 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work.
www.pecanstreetfestival.org

9/30/17
Texas Craft Brewers Festival 
Fiesta Gardens 
The Texas Craft Brewers Fest is the largest beer festival for and by Texas Brewers. This annual event features the best of Texas craft beer and displays the thriving beer community across the Lone Star State.
www.texascraftbrewersfestival.org

October Events

10/6/17-10/8/17 and 10/13/17-10/15/17
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Zilker Park
One of the country's largest celebrations of music, this six-day festival brings the magic of the famed public TV series Austin City Limits outside the studio and into Austin's most beloved park with more than 140 musical acts on eight stages over two weekends.
www.aclfestival.com

10/14/17
Oktoberfest
German Free School
The German-Texan Heritage Society holds this annual festival, featuring live music, food, a biergarten, kid's activities and more at the German Free School.
www.germantexans.org

10/20/17-10/22/17
FORMULA 1 United States Grand Prix
Circuit of The Americas
International drivers will be in Austin this October to compete in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas track. This event promises three days of racing, camping, live music events and more - including headlining performances by Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder for ticketholders. 
www.circuitoftheamericas.com/f1

10/26/17-11/2/17 
Austin Film Festival
Paramount Theatre & Various Locations
Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, this cinematic event shines the spotlight on both top-billed films and indies alike. 
www.austinfilmfestival.com

10/29/17
Ironman 70.3 Austin
Various Locations
Race in Texas's capital of cool with one of the only indoor finishes on the Ironman circuit. The swim will begin in Lake Walter E. Long, the bike ride will loop through rolling Texas farmlands, and final run will end inside Luedecke Arena.
www.ironman.com

10/31/17
Texas Fireworks Dia de los Muertos Celebration
Kreig Baseball Field
Light up your Halloween night with pyrotechnics at Kreig Softball Fields, presented by Planet K.
www.planetktexasfireworks.com

Some info courtesy of City of Austin

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