Upcoming Events in Austin, Texas

upcoming events in austin texas
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Austin City Limits Festival

October 3-5, 2014 and October 10-12, 2014

One of the largest celebrations of music in the United States if not the world, this six-day festival brings the magic of the famed public TV series Austin City Limits outside the studio and into Austin’s Zilker Park. Enjoy a lineup of more than 130 musical acts on eight stages over two weekends. aclfestival.com

Texas Longhorn Football

October 4, 2014 – UT v. Baylor; October 11, 2014 – UT v. OU, Red River Showdown; October 18, 2014 – UT v. Iowa State

October is the perfect weather to enjoy watching hometown favorites Texas Longhorns take the field at Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium against Big 12 opponents Baylor (October 4) and Iowa State (October 18). Join the annual pilgrimage to Dallas to watch the Longhorns take on longtime rivals the OU Sooners during the Red River Showdown on October 11. texassports.com

Austin Film Festival

October 23-30, 2014

Recognized as one of the top film festivals in the country, this cinematic event shines the spotlight on top-billed films and independents alike. Whether you volunteer or chose to be a spectator, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to see a variety of films during this weeklong event at Paramount Theatre on Congress Avenue and other area locations. austinfilmfestival.com

Texas Book Festival

October 25-25, 2014

First held in 1996 and championed by then Texas First Lady Laura Bush, the Texas Book Festival has evolved into one of the premier literary events in the country. This unique festival takes place in and around the State Capitol in Austin and this year will host more than 275 authors. Attendees will enjoy author readings and presentations, panel discussions, book signings, cooking demonstrations, live music, local food, young adult authors, and children’s activities. Something for everyone in your family! texasbookfestival.com

Formula 1 United States Grand Prix Race

October 30 – November 2, 2014

Drivers from around the world will be in Austin competing in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas, a state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit track with the capacity for 120,000 fans. The energy from the race and the spectators is an exhilarating experience. circuitoftheamericas.com

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