Catch your favorite music artists and discover more about arts and culture this September 2022! Check out this list of the largest annual events in Austin from music festivals, comedy shows, and food fests!
Zilker Relays is a 10-mile race with teams composed of 4 runners. Each participant runs a 2.5-mile lop from one central festival or transition area. Everyone is welcome! Don’t miss out on the drinks, music, and live music during the event and the afterparty!
Field of Light
September 9 to December 31
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
High-acclaimed British artist Bruno Munro’s field of light will debut at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Witness an immersive exhibition exploring art, tech, and nature across 16 acres of 28,000 vibrant solar-powered, fiber-optic light pods.
Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival
Far Out Lounge and Stage
One of Austin’s best food events is back this year. The Hot Sauce Festival features local food truck options, sauces for sale, cookbooks, peppers, and live music. The fundraiser event raised over 48,000 meals in 2021 and has raised over a million meals in its 31st year history.
HAAM Benefit Day
HAAM or the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians provides access to affordable healthcare for Greater Austin’s low-income, working musicians, with a focus on prevention and wellness. Join HAAM for live music performances at the Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park and in various iconic music venues throughout Austin.
Fall Pecan Street Festival
September 17 – 18
Sixth Street Austin
The Pecan Street Festival is back for the second time this year for its fall festival. This free 2-day art festival at Sixth Street and enjoy the food, music, and art! Over 300 vendors will be available to sell their arts and crafts.
Austin Museum Day
Museums Across Austin
This special day organized by the Austin Museum Partnership features free exhibitions and activities at participating Austin-area museums and cultural sites.
September 22 – 29
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Fantastic Fest is one of the largest genre film festivals in the US specializing in horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action, and fantasy movies from around the world!
September 24 – 25
Circuit of the Americas
Blended Festival is set to make its Austin debut at the Long Center outdoor pavilion this September! This ultimate social experience includes live music, culinary stations, wine and craft cocktails, and unique activities for you to enjoy with your friends!
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