Spend your weekend exploring the city at these cool events. Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer at Banger's or take a tour of the most stunning homes in Austin. For a full list of happenings, visit our events calendar.
Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden presents Oktoberfest
Favorite Rainey Street locale Banger's joins in on the Oktoberfest fun with a festival this weekend. The free, three-day event of brews, authentic German eats, and live music is guaranteed to be one for the books. Each day, a new keg will be tapped and given away for free until it's gone. Guests can also try their hand at Oktoberfest games for a chance to win free Banger's swag.
POP Austin International Art Show
The POP Austin International Art Show returns for another installment of world-class contemporary art this weekend. Beginning Friday, the top-tier art from talent across the globe will be on display at Fair Market for three days. Snag a budget-friendly day pass or splurge on a weekend VIP pass, which includes access to Thursday night's reception.
Austin Film Festival
Dubbed the "writers' festival," this week-long film showcase not only screens stirring movies but also celebrates the behind-the-scenes people that bring them to life. The festival kicks off on Thursday — get the scoop in our preview.
Elvis Costello in concert with Larkin Poe
Legendary singer and songwriter Elvis Costello comes to ACL Live stage this Thursday with Larkin Poe. Tickets are still available, but they're going fast.
AIA Austin Home Tour 2016
Celebrate the 30th annual AIA Austin Homes Tour with a self-guided exploration of the city's most stunning abodes on Saturday and Sunday. This year's tour, featuring craftsmanship from top Austin architects, is guaranteed to spark major design inspiration.