Autumn in Austin means opening windows to enjoy the cooler mornings and comfortable evenings – somewhere between the heat of summer and chill of winter – and indulging in those beloved seasonal festivities. Here are some ideas to make this fall memorable!
Go pumpkin picking at Sweet Berry Farms in Marble Falls
Make your own pumpkin spice latte
Take in fall splendor on horseback in Lockhart at Maverick Horseback Riding
Go for a fall hike at McKinney Falls State Park’s Homestead Trail
Watch a Halloween movie under the stars at Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive Thru
Get spooked at the House of Torment
Go on a fall picnic at Zilker Park
Pumpkin carving with your family
Take a road trip to different orchards to pick your pumpkins, apples and more!
Go on a hayride at Mama Mary’s Farm
Enjoy fall bird watching at Pioneer Farms
Take a virtual class on how to make a pumpkin pie
Go to Lost Maples State Natural Area for a scenic drive to see the changing leaves
Learn to knit at Hill Country Weavers
Go to Texas Book Festival in person or virtually
Bring the kids to Boo at the Zoo
Stroll through the historic Oakwood Cemetery for the Murder, Mayhem & Misadventure Walking Tour.
Bake and decorate Halloween cookies
Have a scary movie marathon
Sip a seasonal beer at a craft brewery at Austin Beerworks
Host a bonfire & roast marshmallows
Try a refreshing cider at Meridian Hive Meadery
Visit Sweet East Fruit Farm corn maze in Georgetown
Go stargazing at Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center in Dripping Springs
Go glamping in Wimberly at Collective Hill Country
Enjoy a beer and potato pancake at Wurstfest in New Braunfels
Do some holiday shopping at the Junior League of Austin’s, A Christmas Affair.
Run the 32 nd Annual Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot