Eat delicious food and give plenty of hugs, because the season of gathering and giving is among us! We hope you enjoy these family-friendly events in Austin this month, and remember to support your local charities and non-profits.
11/1/18 – 11/7/18
Christmas at the Caswell House
The Caswell House
Support Austin women, children and elderly with the Austin Junior Forum (AJF) at Christmas at the Caswell House. The funds raised will be distributed to local charities and non-profits through AJF’s grant program.
120 Landa Street, New Braunfels, Texas
Good food, drinks, music, dancing, carnival rides and games are just the beginning of the best ten days in sausage history. Celebrate the German culture near the headwaters of the Comal River in New Braunfels!
Old Settler’s Heritage Association
Meet scientists, learn about fossils with hands-on demonstrations and even dig to discover your own! Enjoy family-friendly exhibits and workshops at the 27th annual Fossil Fest.
Texas Monthly BBQ Festival
The Long Center
The ninth annual Texas Monthly BBQ Fest will be filled with the best BBQ joints in Texas! Enjoy cold beer, cocktails and live music while you meet pitmasters and learn about meat science from Texas A&M University’s Animal Science Department.
A Christmas Affair
Palmer Events Center
This holiday market combines vintage pieces with fresh flair from more than 200 merchants from across the country. Hosted by The Junior League of Austin, the funds from this four-day long event support over 30 local non-profits.
The Long Center
Enjoy post-run snacks, children’s activities, raffle prizes and more at the Turkey Trot! ThunderCloud Sub donates all of the proceeds to Caritas of Austin, a local non-profit dedicated to preventing and ending homelessness in Austin.
Chuy’s Christmas Parade
Enjoy giant inflatable balloons, festive holiday floats with bands and children’s characters, cool classic cars and Santa at the Chuy’s Christmas Parade! Remember to bring new, unwrapped toys to donate to the Operations Blue Santa Program.