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Events: ACL and the Red River Showdown are not the only things happening this weekend
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🗓 Saturday

🎉ACL Weekend 1

The iconic Austin City Limits music festival kicks off its first weekend this Friday, headliners include The Chicks, Flume, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and P!nk. Be sure to stay hydrated if you are attending the festival and avoid the area at night to stay clear of traffic!

All day Friday-Sunday |📍Zilker Park

🍷 Fareground Food and Wine Festival

This event features tastings and samplings, and a passport to fill out from each vendor to collect specialty bites at the end of the tasting experience.

4 p.m - 8 p.m |📍Fareground

🍻 Austin Oktoberfest

If you are a fan of German cuisine and culture, this event is perfect for you. Hosted by the German Texan Heritage Society, there will be authentic brewed beer, food, and more.

11 a.m -7:30 p.m |📍The German Free School - 507 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701

🛍 Barton Creek Farmer's Market

If you're in the mood for a market and a morning stroll this weekend, then this farmers market is the place for you - complete with fresh food, artisan gifts, vendors, and more!

9 a.m - 1 p.m | 📍2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy (Back of Barton Creek Mall)

🗓 Sunday

🍋Hope Farmers Market

Stop by this farmers market for local farm products, fresh food, art vendors, live music, and best of all, a sense of community!

Every Sunday, 11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍 412 Comal St, Austin, TX 78702

🍊Hill Country Harvest Market

Check out this annual harvest market in Dripping Springs, complete with gourmet food, prize giveaways, jewelry, handmade gifts and clothing items, and much more! Perfect to get a head start on some holiday shopping or to treat yourself to something special.

11 a.m - 4 p.m | 📍 Dripping Springs Ranch Park and Event Center


Tito's releases (not so?) ugly sweater line for the holidays, profits to charity

Tito's Handmade Vodka

Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.

There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.

All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.

Click here to see the entire collection in the Tito's store.

Mac and Cheese Fest and Free Art Exhibit
Waterloo Greenway, Good Vibrations Installation

🗓 All weekend

🎨 Creek Show Art Exhibit

Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities

All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park

✨ Mozart's Light Show

This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.

6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

🗓 Saturday

🥊 Kickboxing in the Park

This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.

10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park

🛍 The Front Market

Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.

11 a.m - 5 p.m | 📍Ani's Day and Night - 7107 E Riverside Drive, Austin, TX 78741

🗓 Sunday

🧀 Mac and Cheese Fest

Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.

11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway