The Austin Festival Forecast

There are festivals for just about every occasion in Austin.


Which is precisely why we've teamed up with our homies at Deep Eddy Vodka to bring you regularly updated information on the best festivals coming up in our town. Plan accordingly by checking the Do512 Austin Festival Forecast to find everything you need to know - and don't forget to bookmark this page!


For even more fest-related happenings, visit Do512.com/Festivals.




Trans-Pecos Festival of Music & Love 

Thursday, September 20 to Sunday, September 23


"A group of intrepid wanderers convenes at El Cosmico for a weekend of live music, sandlot baseball, workshops, vendors, and more in the majesty of Marfa, Texas."








San Antonio Music Showcase: One City, One Night, 20 Stages, 60+ Local Bands

San Antonio


"The sixth annual San Antonio Music Showcase celebrates the city’s thriving local music scene. For one unforgettable night, 60+ bands and DJs will perform on 25 stages in one central San Antonio neighborhood, representing the city’s musical talent across multiple genres. The San Antonio Music Showcase will take place on St. Mary's Street and beyond, with all participating venues within a close distance. Trolley service, Deep Eddy Vodka pedicabs and Lyft are all transportation options."




ACL Music Festival 2018

Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7

Friday, October 12 - Sunday, October 14


"ACL Festival features a diverse lineup of acts every year with 8 stages, more than 130 bands – and now, two weekends. Stay up to date on lineup announcements for ACL 2018 here."




Ditch the Fest ft. Calliope Musicals, Alesia Lani, SMiiLE, Sometimes A Legend & More

Saturday, October 6


"Thank you for sticking with it. Austin art is only getting better! We gathered some of our local favs to party with y’all. Free Pizza from Via 313 Pizza! Comedy by Chris Hills, Pat Dean, Christina Parrish, Andrew Clarkston, and Austin Smartt. Music by Calliope Musicals, Alesia Lani, SMiiLE, Sometimes a Legend, Monte (of Hikes), Peteyp Joaqu.n, TC Superstar, SOBBRS, Being Dead, Indoor Creature, Van Mary, Freak Fingers, Dead Recipe, and Nevil"




Mala Luna Music Festival ft. Cardi B, Nicky Jam, Tyler the Creator, Lil Pump & More 

Saturday, October 27 - Sunday, October 28


"Mala Luna Music Festival is proud to call an amazing city like San Antonio home! In a city with such an incredibly unique culture and history, Mala Luna strives to curate the freshest sounds and experiences for the people of Texas & surrounding areas to enjoy. Mala Luna Music Festival is for YOU. We aim to bring fans together for a truly unique two-day music festival and cultural experience that combines not just national headlining music performers, but celebrates our talented homegrown musicians, artists and merchants as well."




2018 Texas Book Festival 

Saturday, October 27 - Sunday, October 28


"Texas Book Festival Weekend One of the largest and most prestigious literary festivals in the country, the annual Texas Book Festival features 250+ nationally and critically recognized authors, 20+ venues including the State Capitol, 80+ exhibitors, live music, local food trucks, family activities, and countless opportunities to meet authors and fellow book lovers. Founded in 1995 by First Lady Laura Bush, the Festival has hosted thousands of notable and award-winning authors over the years, including Margaret Atwood, Robert Caro, Sandra Cisneros, Salman Rushdie, Cheryl Strayed, Walter Mosley, Molly Shannon, Frank McCourt, Ziggy Marley, Liz Carpenter, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and many, many others."




Art Outside Campout 2018

Friday, October 26 - Sunday, October 28


"Join Art Outside on Halloween weekend as they celebrate with an eclectic community gathering. Camp with friends old and new, learn fresh skills during educational workshops and demonstrations, bust some hot moves on the dance floor with your crew, or just kick back and relax under the big Texas sky. Enter to Win a pair of passes here!"




UTOPiAfest Down in the Oaks ft. STS9, Patty Griffin, Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real, Grandmaster Flash, Valerie June & More 

Thursday, November 1 to Sunday, November 4


"UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks, the premiere intimate camping music experience of Texas, is excited to announce its Tenth Anniversary Celebration Nov 2-4, 2018 in its new home, just an hour from Austin, outside of Burnet, TX. UTOPiAfest Down In The Oaks is committed to honoring the past while introducing some exciting new additions to the UTOPiAn experience. Enter to win free tickets here."




Moontower Comedy Festival

Wednesday, April 24 to Friday, April 26


"Moontower Comedy Festival presented by Laughly brings to Austin, TX some of the funniest, wittiest and oddest world-class comics from around the globe. This marathon of side-splitting nights throughout the city is slated to bring over 100 comedians doing everything from stand-up and sketch to improv and musical comedy. National headliners, up-and-comers, and local Austin-based comedians ensure that there are options for every type of comedy fan; die-hards to those just looking for a fun night."




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