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Formula 1 United States Grand Prix November 1 - November 3

Circuit of the Americas 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd., Austin, TX 78617

Formula 1 returns to Austin for a three day celebration of speed and sound, and we're turning up the volume on the American Soundtrack with thunderous live performances on the Super Stage from P!nk and Imagine Dragons.

Formula 1 returns to Austin for a three-day celebration of speed and sound, and we’re turning up the volume on the American Soundtrack with thunderous live performances on the Super Stage from P!nk and Imagine Dragons.

Austin Celtic FestivalNovember 3 - November 4
Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr., Austin, TX 78754

The largest gathering of Celts in Central Texas returns for its 21st Annual Celtic Fest! The Austin Celtic Festival is internationally acclaimed as one of the few remaining festivals that celebrate the authentic music honed by the Celtic people. The Festival goes beyond gimmicks to highlight traditions and achievements in a way that reminds audiences of the extraordinary craftsmanship and study that made Ireland and Scotland leaders in folk music and dance. Austin Celtic Festival is a friendly family event, is fun for all ages, and opened to all!

 

WurstfestNovember 2 - November 11
Downtown New Braunfels 178 Landa Park Dr., New Braunfels, TX 78130

Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Wurstfest is the best ten days in sausage history! Join Wurstfest for a unique annual celebration rich in German and Bavarian culture! You’ll be able to enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German and Texan domestic beers, special events and more!


Texas Monthly BBQ Festival – November 2 - November 3
City Terrace at The Long Center 701 W. Riverside Dr., Austin, TX 78704

Now in its 9th year, this tasty festival only has four rules: muster as many of Texas' best BBQ joints as possible; have them serve up their specialties, side-by-side; let smoke and sauce fly for five intoxicating hours; and finally, let The People decide who made the best goods.

 

Fall Creek Vineyard in Driftwood

18059 Farm to Market Rd. 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619

November will be the perfect time to check out Fall Creek Vineyards, located just south of Austin and a hop skip and away from the famous Salt Lick BBQ. Come sip on some wine and relax out in the hill country.

 

UT Austin

Visitors Center 405 W. 25th Street, Austin, TX 512-475-7399

We bleed orange! Come visit the 431 acres that UT Austin has to offer. The university's Visitor Center offers campus tours each week. A one-and-a-half-mile route takes visitors inside a classroom, through the LEED Gold-certified Student Activity Center and past the iconic Tower on a path that traverses its picturesque South Mall, with views of the Texas State Capitol.

Hilton Americas Houston

to Austin

 

Route 1 ~ 3 hr & 13 min and 165 miles. This route does require tolls and will take you through the following cities: Cypress, Waller, Brenham, Burton, Carmine, Giddings & Elgin

 

  • Get on I-45N from Polk Street
  • Take exit 48B for I-10W
  • After 5 miles take exit 763 for I-610N
  • Follow the signs for US-290 W towards Austin
  • Approximately 83 miles take the exit onto I-35 towards US-290 W
  • Merge onto I-35 South
  • Approximately 2 miles exit 235B which will take you to Cesar Chavez street where the downtown area begins. Also, this is the last exit before you cross over Lady Bird Lake (the Colorado River)

 

Route 2 ~ 2 hr & 58 min - 167 miles. This route also requires tolls and will take you through the following cities: Brookshire, Sealy, Ellinger, La Grange, Smithville, Bastrop and Wyldwood

 

  • Get on I-45N from Polk Street
  • Merge onto to I-10 W
  • Take exit 659 for TX 71
  • Approximately 126 miles merge on to 1-35 North
  • Approximately 2 miles exit 234B which will take you to Cesar Chavez street where the downtown area begins. Also, this is the first exit just after you cross over Lady Bird Lake (the Colorado River)