We hope you had a wonderful Labor Day weekend and got to spend it with family and friends. The kids should be back in school but there’s still plenty of great events in Austin this September to take in on the weekends. Check out these family friendly events in Austin this September.
Events in Austin this September
Pirelli World Challenge
When: September 2nd and 3rd, 2017
Where: Circuit of the Americas
Serving up six separate classes of sprint competition and extended SprintX races, Pirelli World Challenge is bringing North America’s top production car-based championship to Texas! Production-based cars from legendary manufacturers Bentley, Cadillac, Ferrari, McLaren, Maserati, McLaren, Porsche, Audi and more hit the track for a thrilling weekend of speed and sound.
Get ready for two full days of some of the best sports car racing on earth with more makes and models racing during PWC than in any other racing series! When you aren’t feasting your eyes on the fierce racing, you’ll have access to the paddock to see the cars up close, hear the engines roar as teams work on the cars and speak with the drivers.
Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival
When: September 7th – 10th, 2017
Where: Various Austin Locations
aGLIFF is the oldest and largest gay and lesbian film fest in the Southwest and the largest LGBTQ cultural event in Austin. Experience the festival in September and watch for monthly screenings around town.
When: September 8th, 2017
Where: Zilker Park
The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile race with teams comprised of 4 runners. Each participant runs a 2.5 mile loop from one central festival/transition area. The team concept of the Zilker Relays is not unique, but the combination of a relay, festival home base, drinks and music, make this experience a favorite for runners of all calibers and ages. You don’t have to train like a marathoner for this one. All you have to do is be willing to run/jog/walk/stroll 2.5 miles, enjoy live music and great food and get 3 of your siblings/kids/buddies/colleagues to come join you for this one of a kind running experience.
Austin Music Video Festival
When: September 12th – 16th, 2017
Where: Various Austin Locations
Now in its second year, the Austin Music Video Fest celebrates Austin’s longstanding music video heritage with screenings, awards, parties, panels and workshops around town.
When: September 21st – 28th, 2017
Where: Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
2700 W Anderson Ln,
Fantastic Fest is proud to announce the creation of a trio of ‘satellites’ hitting three flagship Alamo Drafthouse theater locations: New York, San Francisco and Denver. Spanning the weekend of September 29 to October 1, these satellites will share a highly-curated selection of Fantastic Fest’s signature programming with audiences who crave the best in adventurous genre cinema from across the world.
Fall Pecan Street Festival
When: September 23rd – 24th, 2017
Where: Sixth Street Austin
The Pecan Street Festival is one of the largest, and longest-running, arts/crafts and music festivals in the nation presented by The Pecan Street Association, a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization. The festival has been produced by Special Events Live since 2006.
Texas Craft Brewers Festival
When: September 30th, 2017
Where: Fiesta Gardens
2102 Jesse East Segovia Street
The Texas Craft Brewers Festival is the state’s largest beer event focused exclusively on Texas-produced craft beer. The Texas Craft Brewers Festival and the Texas Craft Brewers Guild embrace this ethos, striving to be true to Texas craft beer and to benefit all involved. Today as in 2003, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival remains by and for the Texas craft brewers and the Texas craft beer community.