There are several events in Austin, Texas that you don’t want to miss this November! The weather is great for this season and you can enjoy the activities in the city. If your plan to visit Austin, check out these upcoming events in Austin!
Texas Hemp Harvest Festival
November 3 – 4, 2023
Sweet Sensi’s mission is to put decades of knowledge and experience in growing hemp to use by producing high-quality CBD products that you can trust. In its second year, the festival relocates to Downtown Austin’s distribution hall, fostering more intimate farmer-vendor-attendee interactions to strengthen the hemp community bonds.
Texas Monthly BBQ Fest
November 4 – 5, 2023
Texas Monthly is thrilled to announce the return of TM BBQ Fest, benefiting Feeding Texas, in Lockhart during the initial weekend of November. The historic downtown will serve as the venue for the second annual BBQ World’s Fair on Saturday, November 4, while the Top 50 Picnic is set to make a comeback at Lockhart City Park on Sunday, November 5. Join us for this exciting BBQ celebration!
Austin Food + Wine Festival
November 4 – 5, 2023
All weekend long, enjoy signature bites from renowned chefs and top-rated restaurants – from Central Texas and across the country. Along the way, sample sips from an array of wine, beer and spirits exhibitors and other artisanal purveyors.
November 3 – 12, 2023
New Braunfels, Texas
Experience an exceptional yearly festivity that blends German heritage with Texan excitement! Situated close to the source of the picturesque Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas, this event offers a delightful mix of delectable cuisine, lively music, spirited dancing, thrilling carnival attractions, and games. Savor a selection of German, Texan, and domestic beers, partake in special activities, and relish top-tier Alpine and Bavarian-style entertainment at its finest.
Austin Tequila Fest
November 4, 2023
Casa Chapala Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Bar
The Austin Tequila Fest is a cultural gathering that brings together agave aficionados of all levels, from novices to connoisseurs, for a delightful exploration of 100% de Agave spirits, encompassing Tequila, Mezcal, and Sotol. Participants can learn, savor, and appreciate these distinctive agave-based beverages.
November 4 – 5, 2023
Old Settler’s Heritage Association
Join the monthly field trips for a fantastic time exploring fossils. Children are encouraged to participate, as many of their excursions are kid-friendly. Check out the Fossil Fest field trip calendar for more details.
The Front Market
November 04 – 19, 2023
Ani’s Day & Night
As a nonprofit organization dedicated to arts and culture, they proudly oversee The Front Market, The Front Festival, and The Work Conference. In addition to their prominent exhibitions, they regularly host a variety of year-round events, gatherings, and workshops at their creative community venue in Downtown East Austin.
Seismic Dance Event
November 10 – 12, 2023
The Concourse Project
The Seismic Dance event returns for its special 5th-year edition on November 10 – 12. This event is specifically curated for house, techno, and underground music enthusiasts. Seismic features global headlining artists, and a world-class production.
Texas Book Festival
November 11 – 12, 2023
The Texas Book Festival fosters connections between authors and readers through engaging experiences that celebrate the richness of literacy, ideas, and the boundless realm of imagination.
A Christmas Affair 2023: Cosmic Holiday
November 15 – 19, 2023
Palmer Event Center and Virtually
A Christmas Affair 2023: Cosmic Holiday is a five-day holiday market benefiting The Junior League of Austin’s signature programs and community non-profit partners. The annual event hosts over 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts over 25,000 patrons.
Miracle on 5th Street
November 16 – December 28, 2023
Miracle is a worldwide pop-up cocktail bar franchise with a Christmas theme, dedicated to spreading holiday cheer. It offers an immersive and nostalgic experience with its extensive Christmas decorations, multiple bars, jovial social atmospheres, and a delightful array of festive cocktails.
New Worlds 2023 Conference
November 17 – 18, 2023
The annual New Worlds 2023 Conference will be happening in Austin on Nov 17-18, 2023 at the Bullock Museum hosted by EarthLight Foundation. New Worlds 2023 is the annual event all about Space and the Earth. From Astronauts to Artists, Engineers to Entrepreneurs, and NASA to Newspace, New Worlds is like Nothing else on this world!
AAUL HBCU Basketball Invitational
November 22 – 24, 2023
H-E-B Center at Cedar Park
The AAUL HBCU BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL tournament is a cultural extravaganza that caters to a wide-ranging audience of alumni and fans. It features official events such as a youth basketball clinic, an HBCU College Fair, a Career Expo, and, of course, four thrilling basketball games at its core. This event offers a holistic experience that celebrates both the spirit of competition and the values of education and career development.
TBD November 2023
Circuit of the Americas
Experience magic this holiday season at the Peppermint Parkway. The event returns to the Circuit of Americas this November through December. The drive-thru holiday spectacular features a mile of holiday displays, millions of lights, dancing characters, and a plaza full of food, rides, activities, and more.
Zilker Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 26, 2022
The 56th Zilker Holidays Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled to be illuminated on November 27th at Zilker Park. The tree stands 155-ft tall and is composed of 39 steamers each holding 81 multicolored, 25-watt bulbs with a total of 3,309 lights. Atop the tree is a double star that measures 10 feet from point to point. Catch this tree-lighting ceremony live!
In November, Austin, Texas, comes alive with a fantastic array of events for all interests. From music festivals to cultural celebrations. So, mark your calendars, embrace the vibrant culture, and make the most of your visit to Austin this November!
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