Things to Do in Austin in September 2016

Posted on Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 9:34am.

Things to Do in Austin in September 2016

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With concerts and festivals lined up all month long, September is an exciting time to call Austin home. The annual Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Pecan Street Festival, and Fantastic Fest are back in Austin this year with great comedians, tons of arts and crafts vendors, and unique film selections. Take advantage of free events this month like Free Day of Yoga and Austin Museum Day. Get moving while having fun at athletic events like Austin TriRock and Zilker Relays. Finally, Austin's biggest music festival, Austin City Limits, kicks off its first weekend at the end of the month with hundreds of popular and local musicians.

Check out these cool events happening in the Austin area in September:

Event Date Location / Time
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival Sept. 1 - 5 Various venues around Austin / Thurs - Monday, Times Vary
First Thursday SoCo Sept. 1 South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, Most business open until at least 10 pm
First Thursday Buda Sept. 1 Downtown Buda / Thurs from 4 - 8 pm
Music and Movie in the Park Sept. 2 Pfluger Park in Pflugerville / Friday at 6:30 pm
Centroamericanto Fest Sept. 3 Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin / Saturday at 6 pm
Austin TriRock Sept. 5 Downtown Austin / Monday at 7 am
Free Day of Yoga Sept. 5 Various locations across Austin / Monday, Times Vary
Austin Music Video Festival Sept. 7 - 10 Various locations across Austin / Dates and Times Vary by event
Zilker Relays Sept. 9 Zilker Park in Austin / Friday at 6:30 pm
Austin Bridal Extravaganza Sept. 11 Austin Convention Center / Sunday from 12 - 5 pm
HAAM Benefit Day Sept. 13 Shop at participating businesses to donate / Tuesday, All Day
Lone Star Le Mans Sept. 15 - 17 Circuit of the Americas in Austin / Thurs - Sat, Times Vary
Miranda Lambert Sept. 16 Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Friday at 7:30 pm
Full Moon Cruze Bike Ride Sept. 18 Downtown Austin / Sunday at 2 am
Austin Museum Day Sept. 18 Various museums in Austin / Sunday during museum hours
Kanye West Sept. 21 Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Wednesday at 8 pm
Fantastic Fest Sept. 22 - 29 Alamo Drafthouse locations / Dates and Times Vary
Wizard World Comic Con Sept. 23 - 25 Austin Convention Center / Friday from 3 - 8 pm, Saturday from 10 am - 7 pm, Sunday from 10 am - 4 pm
To China with Love Sept. 23 - 25 The Long Center in Austin / Friday and Saturday at 8 pm, Sunday at 3 pm
Family Campout Sept. 23 - 24 Old Settlers Park in Round Rock / Friday at 4 pm
Leander Bluegrass Festival Sept. 23 - 24 Robin Bledsoe Park in Leander / Friday and Saturday from 6 - 10:30 pm
Pecan Street Festival Sept. 24 - 25 6th Street in Downtown Austin / Saturday from 11 am - 10 pm and Sunday from 11 am - 8 pm
NAMI Austin Walk Sept. 24 The Long Center in Austin / Saturday at 9:30 am
Newsies Sept. 27 - Oct. 2 Bass Concert Hall in Austin / Times Vary by Date
The Lumineers Sept. 29 Austin 360 Amphitheater / Thursday at 7 pm
Austin City Limits Weekend One Sept. 30 - Oct. 2 Zilker Park in Austin / Dates and Times Vary by Event

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