Get ready for an exciting month in the city! With live music, delicious food, and captivating art, there’s something for everyone. Uncover the fantastic events the city has in store this November. Grab your calendar and get ready to dive into the action!
THEATRE and CONCERT
November 1, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
The air is electric, and the anticipation is palpable as music enthusiasts from all walks of life eagerly await one of the most anticipated events in the world of live music. That’s right, the iconic John Mayer is about to take center stage, and it’s a show you won’t want to miss.
November 7, 2023 | HEB Center at Cedar Park – Cedar Park, 2100 Ave Of The Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Lights, camera, excitement! The iconic game show that has been entertaining audiences for generations is hitting the road and making its way to the city. That’s right; “The Price is Right – Live Stage Show” is here, and it’s your chance to be part of the magic. Get ready to join the lively crowd, spin the Big Wheel, and potentially win big!
November 10, 2023 | Paramount Theatre – 713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Prepare to be enchanted, Austin, because an evening of pure musical magic is headed your way. Icelandic-American singer-songwriter Laufey is set to grace the city with her soulful melodies and captivating presence, promising a night that will linger in your memory.
November 13, 2023 | Moody Center ATX – Robert Dedman Drive 2001, Austin, TX 78712
A pop sensation is about to make the Live Music Capital of the World her playground. Brace yourselves for an electrifying night as the one and only Doja Cat is set to bring her chart-topping hits, infectious energy, and unmatched stage presence to Austin. From her genre-defying music to her signature style that’s as eclectic as it is unforgettable, Doja Cat promises a night of pure musical experience.
SHOWS, RACES, and FESTIVITIES
October 26 – November 2, 2023 | Austin Texas
The time is drawing near for one of Austin’s most cherished and celebrated events, the Austin Film Festival. It’s the season when the Texas capital transforms into a hub of cinematic wonder, as filmmakers, actors, writers, and movie enthusiasts from around the world gather to celebrate the art of storytelling on the big screen. The initial set of screenings for AFF30! this year features a variety of films, including American Fiction, The Trap, Grapefruit, Autumn, and many more.
November 1-4, 2023 | Austin Texas
Get ready to laugh until your sides ache, because the Altercation Comedy Festival is making a triumphant return! It’s that time of year when Austin transforms into the laughter capital of the world, drawing in comedy enthusiasts from near and far. The stage is set, the comedians are primed, and the punchlines are loaded – it’s time to embrace the hilarity that is the Altercation Comedy Festival.
November 3-4, 2023 | Distribution Hall – 1500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78702
Discover the harmony between nature, music, and community in the upcoming Texas Hemp Harvest Festival. The festival will feature a variety of vendors selling hemp products, including food, clothing, skincare, and more. There will also be live music and activities for all ages. This is a great opportunity to learn more about hemp, support local businesses, and have a fun-filled weekend
November 3-12, 2023 | New Braunfels, Texas
In the heart of Texas, where culture and flavors collide, there’s an annual event that perfectly captures the essence of good old-fashioned fun and culinary delights. The countdown has begun, and Austin is gearing up to host the much-anticipated Wurstfest, an iconic celebration of sausage, beer, and vibrant Texan culture. Austin will come alive with the irresistible aroma of sizzling sausages, the clinking of beer steins, and the joyful sounds of polka music.
November 4, 2023 | VIP Lounge Inside Casa Chapala – 9041 Research Blvd. #100, Austin, TX 78758
The Austin Tequila Fest 2023 is fast approaching, and tequila enthusiasts, connoisseurs, and revelers alike are gearing up for an experience that’s as bold and lively as the city itself. Tequila, the nectar of the agave gods, is more than just a drink; it’s a cultural icon and a symbol of celebration. Explore the rich tapestry of tequilas and its flavors awaiting you, the live music that will make your hips sway, and the festival’s vibrant atmosphere.
November 4-5, 2023 | Lockhart, Texas
In the great state of Texas, barbecue isn’t just a meal; it’s a way of life. The smoky aromas, the slow-cooked perfection, and the mouthwatering flavors have earned Texas a legendary status in the world of BBQ. And when it comes to celebrating this culinary heritage, there’s no event quite like the Texas Monthly BBQ Fest. The festival continues with the Top 50 Picnic, a ticketed event where attendees can sample barbecue from all 50 of the joints on Texas Monthly’s annual list of the best barbecue joints in the state.
November 4-5, 2023 | Auditorium Shores – 900 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
This year’s festival will feature over 50 of Austin’s top restaurants, as well as wine, beer, and spirit makers from all over the world. There will also be cooking demonstrations, guided tasting sessions, and other events hosted by some of the biggest names in the food and beverage industry. It’s a great opportunity to try some of the best food and drink that Austin has to offer, as well as learn more about the city’s vibrant food scene. It’s also a fun and festive event, with something for everyone to enjoy.
November 4-5, 2023 | Pioneer Farms – 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754
The Austin Celtic Festival is a two-day festival celebrating the Celtic culture of Scotland, Ireland, and other Celtic nations. The festival features a variety of Celtic music, dance, food, and crafts, as well as workshops and demonstrations on its culture.
November 4-5, 2023 | Old Settler’s Heritage Association – 3300 Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock, Texas 78665
Fossil Fest is a family-friendly event that celebrates the world of fossils. It features a variety of activities, including fossil hunting, fossil exhibits, fossil talks and workshops, and fossil vendors. Experience amazing fossil collections up close, learn more about fossils from experts, and buy fossils and fossils-related crafts. Fossil Fest is a great opportunity for people of all ages to learn about and celebrate fossils in a safe and fun way.
November 4-19, 2023 | Studios Across Austin
The upcoming Austin Studio Tour is a great opportunity to experience the Austin art scene and support local artists. Over 500 artists will participate in the tour, and their studios will be open to the public from 12pm to 6pm. To participate, simply visit the website and download the map. The map shows the locations of all participating studios, as well as the type of art that each artist creates. You can plan your own route and visit as many or as few studios as you like.
November 10-12, 2023 | The Domain – 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin, TX 78758
The event is three days long and includes runway shows, pop-up shops, and an award ceremony. Austin Fashion Week is a great opportunity to see the latest fashion trends from local and international designers. Each season, the event will feature around 50 runway designers and several pop-up brands, showcasing a diverse range of fashion and design talent.
November 10-12, 2023 | The Concourse Project – 8509 Burleson Rd, Austin, TX 78719
The Seismic Dance Event is known for its crowd culture and thick vibes. This year’s lineup features over 30 international house and techno artists, including Chris Lake, Deadmau5, and Kaskade. The festival also features a variety of local and regional artists, providing a platform for up-and-coming talent.
November 11-12, 2023 | Texas State Capitol Grounds
The Texas Book Festival is a free, two-day literary festival held in Austin. It is one of the largest book festivals in the United States, with over 250 authors and 50,000 attendees each year. The festival features over 300 authors of the year’s best books across all ages and genres. The authors participate in panel discussions, readings, and book signings. The festival also offers a variety of children’s activities, including storytelling sessions, workshops, and meet-and-greets with authors.
November 12, 2023 | Mohawk Austin – 912 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701
Quesoff 2023 is an annual celebration of all things melted cheese. The event features restaurants, top chefs, and home cooks vying for glory in four categories: Meaty, Spicy, Veggie, and Wild Card. A Best in Show is also awarded to the overall top queso dish as decided by an esteemed panel of judges. Quesoff is a great opportunity to sample some of the best queso in Austin and beyond. The event is also a lot of fun, with live music, games, and a festive atmosphere.
November 15-19, 2023 | Palmer Event Center – 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
A Christmas Affair, the Junior League of Austin’s largest fundraiser, is a five-day holiday market that returns to Palmer Events Center on November 15-19, 2023. The market features over 200 retail merchants from across the country and attracts over 25,000 patrons each year.
The event is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and do some shopping at the same time. It is also a great opportunity to support the Junior League of Austin, which funds a variety of programs and services in the community.
November 16 – December 28, 2023 | The Eleanor – 307 W 5th St, Austin, TX 78701
Miracle on 5th Street is known for its festive décor, creative cocktails, and lively atmosphere. The bar will be decked out in Christmas lights and decorations, and the bartenders will be serving up a variety of holiday-themed cocktails, such as the Snowball Old Fashioned and the Christmaspolitan. In addition to the cocktails, Miracle on 5th Street will also offer a variety of food items, such as tamales, rosemary-parmesan popcorn, and snickerdoodle cookies. The bar will also have live music and DJs on select nights.
November 17 – December 24, 2023 | Blue Genie Art Bazaar – 6100 Airport Blvd Ste C, Austin, TX 78752
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is an annual holiday market that features over 100 regional artists and artisans selling their unique and handmade wares. The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a great place to find unique and one-of-a-kind gifts for the holidays, or to simply browse and admire the work of talented local artists. Visitors can find a wide variety of items at the bazaar, including jewelry, clothing, home décor, pottery, paintings, and more.
November 18, 2023 | Travis County Expo Center – 7311 Decker Ln, Austin, TX 78724
The Austin Powwow is an annual event that celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Native Americans. The powwow features a variety of traditional Native American activities, including dancing, singing, storytelling, and arts and crafts. Visitors can also learn about Native American history and culture through educational exhibits and demonstrations.
November 23, 2023 | The Long Center – 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
The ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot is one of the largest Thanksgiving Day races in the United States, with over 20,000 participants each year. The race is a great way to start your Thanksgiving Day off with a healthy activity and to enjoy the festive atmosphere.
The race winds its way through the streets of downtown Austin, passing by some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas at Austin campus. The race finishes at the Long Center, where participants can enjoy live music, food, and drinks.
November 2&3, 2023 | The H-E-B Center – 2100 Ave of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613
The AAUL HBCU Basketball Invitational is a two-day basketball tournament featuring four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) from across the country. The AAUL HBCU Basketball Invitational is more than just a basketball tournament. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the rich culture and heritage of HBCUs. The tournament will feature a variety of activities and events, including a youth basketball clinic, HBCU College Fair, Career Expo, and live music.
November 10-12, 2023 | Circuit of the Americas – 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617
The Electrify Expo is a North American electric vehicle (EV) festival. The event features over 1 million square feet of exhibit and festival space, with over 100 brands showcasing their latest electric vehicles, e-bikes, e-scooters, and other electric products.
Visitors to the Electrify Expo can experience and test drive the latest electric vehicles, including cars, trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, and e-bikes. They can also learn about EV technology, charging infrastructure, and government incentives. The event also features a variety of other activities, such as live music, food trucks, and a kids zone.
November 10-11, 2023 | Dell Diamond – 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665
Bulls in the Ballpark is a two-night rodeo event hosted by Rodeo Austin and features the toughest bull riders competing against the rowdiest bulls in PRCA Xtreme Bull Riding. In addition to bull riding, Bulls in the Ballpark also features Mutton Bustin’, a fan-favorite event where young cowboys and cowgirls try to hold on for eight seconds while riding sheep. The event also features rodeo specialty acts, fireworks, and live music.
November 16, 2023 | Come and Take It Live, Austin, TX
Extreme Dwarfanators Wrestling is a professional wrestling promotion that features wrestlers with dwarfism. The promotion is known for its high-flying, action-packed matches, as well as its comedic and over-the-top storylines. EDW events are a lot of fun for people of all ages. The matches are exciting and the wrestlers are entertaining.
November 16, 2023 | Q2 Stadium, Austin, TX
The CONCACAF Nations League is a biennial international football competition contested by the national teams of the member associations of CONCACAF. The first edition of the tournament was held in 2019–20, and the second edition is currently underway.
The United States men’s national football team (USMNT) is one of the top teams in CONCACAF, and they are expected to qualify for the knockout stage of the Nations League. The USMNT is currently in first place in their group, and they will need to finish in the top two in order to advance to the semifinals.
The USMNT will face an opponent to be determined in their final group stage match on November 16, 2023 at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas.
The San Antonio Spurs will play 42 home games at the AT&T Center during the 2023-2024 NBA season.
November 5, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
November 10, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
November 12, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
November 17, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
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November 20, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
November 22, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
November 30, 2023 | Frost Bank Center, San Antonio, TX
No matter what your interests are, you’re sure to find something to love in Austin this November. With a wide variety of events happening throughout the city, from music festivals to sporting events to holiday markets, there is something for everyone to enjoy.