As summer winds down, Austin, Texas, is gearing up for a fantastic September filled with events you won’t want to miss. From live music echoing through the streets to delicious bites at food festivals, the city is buzzing with energy.Let’s check the highlight of what’s coming your way and get ready to soak in the lively atmosphere of this vibrant city.
THEATRE and CONCERT
September 3 – Oct 22, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
The Jonas Brothers is hitting Austin, and it’s going to be epic. Expect catchy tunes, amazing vibes, and a night you won’t forget. From their blockbuster hits that dominated the airwaves to their captivating stage presence that keeps fans coming back for more, this concert promises an evening of pure entertainment.
September 5, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – ROBERT DEDMAN DRIVE 2001, AUSTIN, TX 78712
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter will be performing at the Moody Center as part of his GLORIA the tour. This will be Smith’s first concert in Austin since 2018, and fans are already excited to see him perform his latest hits, as well as some of his older favorites.Smith is known for his soulful voice and his emotionally charged lyrics. His songs have covered a wide range of topics, from love and loss to gender identity and self-acceptance. So mark your calendars and get ready for a night of magic with Sam Smith!
September 10, 2023 | Dell Hall – Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Prepare to have your spidey senses tingling and your senses captivated as a groundbreaking cinematic experience swings into town. “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – Live in Concert” is set to take Austin by storm, bringing the beloved animated film to life in an extraordinary way.The film’s soundtrack is a blend of symphonic orchestral music and hip-hop, and it perfectly captures the energy and excitement of the film. The live musicians will bring the music to life, and the DJ scratcher will add an extra layer of excitement.
September 15-17, 2023 | Dell Hall – Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Ballet Austin is once again treating audiences to Stephen Mills’ powerful adaptation of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy, Hamlet. Scored by iconic virtuoso Phillip Glass, this stunning contemporary work begins as the beleaguered Prince of Denmark lies mortally wounded and recounts the twisting tale that led him and his family into madness, dysfunction, and death.This ballet is a must-see for fans of both Shakespeare and ballet alike. It is a stunning and moving work of art that will stay with you long after the final curtain falls.
September 27, 2023 | Paramount Theatre – 713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Throughout her extensive career, Amy Grant has always been top of the game. Earning six Grammy awards, six platinum albums, three multi-platinum albums and four gold albums, as well as achieving 10 Top 40 singles, and releasing numerous hits – there really is no slowing her down!The show will be a special one for Grant, as it will be her first time performing in the city since 2013. She is sure to bring her A-game, and fans can expect to hear all of their favorite songs, as well as some new surprises.
SHOWS, RACES, and FESTIVITIES
September 4, 2023 | Various Locations
The annual Free Day of Yoga is returning to Austin on Labor Day, September 4th, 2023. This event is a great opportunity to try yoga for the first time, or to experience a new style of yoga. There will be classes for all levels of experience, so everyone is welcome. It will be celebrated by participating studios all throughout the city.
September 8, 2023 | Zilker Metropolitan Park – 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile relay race that is returning to Austin for its 20th anniversary on September 8, 2023. This event is a great way to get some exercise, have fun with friends, and support a good cause.The Zilker Relays is a team event, with each team consisting of four runners. The course is a 2.5-mile loop that starts and finishes at Zilker Park. Teams can choose to run the course in any order, and there are no age or gender restrictions.There is also a festival at Zilker Park after the race. The festival features live music, food trucks, and a beer garden. There is also a kids’ zone with games and activities.
September 10, 2023 | 4000 North Interestate 35 Frontage Rd. Austin, TX, US 78751
The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival is back for its 33rd year on September 10, 2023 at The Far Out Lounge and Stage in South Austin. This event is a celebration of all things spicy, with over 20 hot sauce vendors from around the state. Attendees can sample hot sauces from mild to wild, and vote for their favorites. There will also be live music, food trucks, and a beer garden.Proceeds from the festival benefit the Central Texas Food Bank, so you can enjoy some heat with a side of good karma.
September 16-17, 2023 | Sixth Street Historic District
The Fall Pecan Street Festival is a celebration of all things handmade, with over 300 local and national artisans selling their wares. Attendees can browse handcrafted jewelry, pottery, clothing, home décor, and more. There will also be live music, food trucks, and a beer garden.The Festival is a great place to find unique gifts for friends and family or to simply treat yourself to something special. It’s also a great way to support local artists and businesses.
September 17, 2023 | Museums Across Austin
Over 40 museums and cultural institutions will be participating in Austin Museum Day, including the Blanton Museum of Art, the Texas State Capitol, and the Harry Ransom Center. There will be something for everyone to enjoy, from art and history to science and nature.In addition to free admission, many museums will be offering special programs and activities on Austin Museum Day. There will be art workshops, history talks, and science demonstrations. There will also be food trucks and live music at some of the museums.Austin Museum Day is a great way to learn about Austin’s culture and history and to have a fun and educational day with family and friends.
September 19, 2023 | Venues Throughout the City
HAAM Benefit Day is a one-day event that celebrates the power of music to heal and connect. On September 19, 2023, hundreds of musicians will perform at venues all over Austin to raise money for HAAM, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.HAAM provides access to affordable healthcare for working musicians in Austin. Without HAAM, many musicians would not be able to afford the healthcare they need. HAAM Benefit Day is a chance to give back to the musicians who make Austin the Live Music Capital of the World. You can attend a concert, donate to HAAM, or volunteer your time. No matter how you choose to participate, you will be helping to make a difference in the lives of Austin musicians.
September 21-28, 2023 | Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Fantastic Fest is a film festival that celebrates the best in genre cinema, from horror and sci-fi to fantasy and action. The festival takes place in Austin, Texas, over 8 days in September.The event is known for its eclectic programming, which includes world premieres, cult classics, and underground gems. The festival also features a variety of special events, such as Q&As with filmmakers, after-parties, and costume contests. Fantastic Fest also hosts a variety of workshops and panels, which give attendees the opportunity to learn more about the genre film industry. Fantastic Fest is a great place to meet filmmakers, actors, and other fans of genre cinema.
September 24, 2023 | Kalahari Resorts and Conventions – 501 Kenney Fort Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665, United States
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is hosting its second annual Food & (Not Just) Wine Festival which is a celebration of all thing’s food, wine, and fun.Attendees will have the opportunity to sample food from over 30 of Kalahari’s signature restaurants, as well as wine from over 20 local and national wineries. There will also be live music, cooking demonstrations, and a variety of other activities.
September 8-10, 2023 | Circuit of The Americas, Austin, TX
The MotoAmerica Superbike class features production-based motorcycles that have been modified for racing. The bikes are capable of speeds in excess of 200 miles per hour, and the races are sure to be exciting. There will also be races for other classes of motorcycles, including Supersport, Stock 1000, and King of the Baggers. There will also be a variety of activities for fans, such as a pit walk, autograph session, and vendors.If you’re a fan of motorcycle racing, or if you’re just looking for a weekend of high-speed excitement, then MotoAmerica Superbikes in Austin is the event for you. Tickets are on sale now.
September 12-17, 2023 | Dell Diamond, Round Rock, TX
September 24, 2023 | H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, Cedar Park, TX
September 1, 2023 | Parmer Field at St. David’s Performance Center, Austin, TX
September 15, 2023 | Parmer Field at St. David’s Performance Center, Austin, TX
September 17, 2023| Q2 Stadium, Austin, TX
September 24, 2023 | Q2 Stadium, Austin, TX
September 1, 2023 | Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
September 2, 2023 | Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
September 2, 2023 | Premium Tailgate Tent – ATX, Austin, TX
September 10, 2023 | Q2 Stadium, Austin, TX
September 16, 2023 | Bobcat Stadium (TX State), San Marcos, TX
September 16, 2023 | Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
September 23, 2023 | Bobcat Stadium (TX State), San Marcos, TX
September 30, 2023 |Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, TX
September 1, 2023 | Strahan Arena at the University Events Center, San Marcos, TX
September 3, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
September 8, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
September 11, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
September 14, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
September 15, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
September 28-29, 2023 | Gregory Gym, Austin, TX
The city’s diverse events, from music to food to art, offer a tapestry of experiences waiting to be woven into your own unique story. So, embrace the upcoming events, immerse yourself in Austin’s dynamic atmosphere, and let this month be a canvas for unforgettable memories and newfound connections.