Fall is in full swing and the holidays are just around the corner. Hopefully, you’ll get a chance to get out and enjoy all of these great events in Austin this November. Before becoming too busy preparing for the holidays, get out with friends and family to enjoy some great things to do like Fossil Fest, the Celtic Festival or Utopia Fest.

Events in Austin this November

2018 U.S. Vintage Racing National Championship
When: November 1-4, 2018
Where: Circuit of the Americas
Austin, TX

Built primarily for Formula 1, COTA is dominated by a very steep four story climb to the top of turn one, which is followed by a long downhill winding section. The track itself is challenging on a world stage, and the facilities are among the best in existence. Vintage cars and drivers from around the globe make their way to this circuit, each hoping to take home the coveted gold helmet. The vintage racing excitement will be complimented with IGT and the Trans Am Series.

10thAnnual Utopiafest
When: November 2-4, 2018
Where: Reveille Peak Ranch
Burnet, TX

UTOPifest celebrates its Tenth Anniversary of gathering music, community, and nature enthusiasts for one amazing weekend. It’s a total experience, with outdoor activities, thought provoking workshops and lectures, curated food and beverages, and more. We combined the things we love about music festivals, and minimized the rest.

UTOPiAfest X has landed at the stunning Reveille Peak Ranch in Burnet, TX, about an hour from Austin. . Mountain biking over rugged granite outcrops, trail running through the gorgeous landscape, or just kicking back to enjoy the scenery, Reveille Peak Ranch offers activities for guests of all ages—and reminds us why the Central Texas lifestyle is so special.

When: November 2 – 11, 2018
Where: Near the Comal River
Linda Street and Linda Park Drive
New Braunfels, TX

Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas!

Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment.

It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.

Austin PowWow & American Indian Heritage Festival
When: November 3, 2018
Where: Travis County Expo Center
7311 Decker Lane
Austin, TX

The Austin Powwow is a social gathering where many different Native American communities come together for the largest one day powwow in the country.  For over 25 years, this unique Austin event has featured literally hundreds of Native American dancers, singers, musicians, artists and craftsmen. Family, friends, food, art and culture are enjoyed throughout the day. The songs and dances are disciplined art forms that are not only based on ancient traditions but are also living cultural expressions of creativity and innovation. Thousands of visitors have the opportunity to share in this exciting cultural experience.

The Austin Powwow and American Indian Heritage Festival is a family friendly event.  We seek to engage the public by promoting traditional arts and knowledge, dispelling myths and encouraging appreciation of this rich and diverse culture.  And perhaps most importantly, we never forget our commitment and obligation to Pass Down The Legacy to our children and youth.

Austin Celtic Festival
When: November 3 -4, 2018
Where: Pioneer Farm
10621 Pioneer Farms Drive
Austin, TX

Multi-stage and programming of all things Celtic out at the beautiful Pioneer Farms in North Austin.. In its 21st year of production and one of the few remaining festivals dedicated to authentic Celtic traditions. A friendly family event, fun for all ages and opened to all. Get your tickets today. No tickets sales at the gate. Online only. Rain or Shine.

Christmas at Caswell House
When: Through November 8, 2018
Where: Caswell House
1404 West Avenue
Austin, TX

Since 1983, the Austin Junior Forum (AJF) has ushered in Austin’s holiday season with Christmas at the Caswell House. We’re happy to present our 36th year, Winter Wonderland, November 1st through 8th and December 2nd, 2018.

Every year we look forward to opening our historic Daniel H. Caswell house to the community during this special time. AJF members spend approximately 2000 hours preparing for and hosting our signature fundraiser where guests shop for beautiful ornaments, holiday décor, jewelry, clothing, affordable gifts and delicious gourmet foods. Our guests also attend our many special events.

A Christmas Affair
When: November 15 – 18, 2018
Where: Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX

The Junior League of Austin’s 43rd annual A Christmas Affair, Joyeux Noël, will be held November 14-18 at Palmer Events Center. This year’s four-day holiday market is a vintage celebration of the season with a French flair. The Junior League of Austin uses the funds raised at A Christmas Affair to provide essential funding and volunteer hours to programs such as Coats for Kids, FIT-Food In Tummies and over 30 local community non-profits.

This year A Christmas Affair will feature more than 200 merchants from across the country and The Junior League of Austin expects more than 25,000 shoppers to attend. Behind the scenes, a volunteer force of 1,300 League members staff the event, making every detail perfect for the guests. The holiday market opens to the public on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 12 p.m., following a preview event on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar
When: November 23 – December 24, 2018
Where: Blue Genie Art Bazaar
6100 Airport Blvd
Austin, TX

We have thousands of original works ranging from serious art to fun, kitschy items. Shopping at the Bazaar is a great way to buy holiday gifts in a hassle-free environment, all while supporting local artists.

All items at the Bazaar are handmade by local and regional artists that are selected through a rigorous jury process. The Bazaar features the work of more than 200 artists offering a wide variety of imaginative and beautiful gifts. You can expect to find paintings, photography, prints, sculptures, jewelry, clothing, accessories, glassworks, ceramics, and more gifts you can’t find anywhere else.

Whether your budget is large or small, you’ll find something for yourself, for your best friend, or for that impossible-to-shop-for relative. See you at the Bazaar!