Austin City Limits Radio Weekend Guide October 18 – October 20th

Weekend Guide Oct 18 - Oct 20

Are you in the spooky spirit yet? You might as well be! There are so many fun events happening this weekend that will definitely get you in the Halloween mood. Check some of them out below, and have a great weekend!


Friday, October 18th


carved pumpkins

Dark Harvest: Halloween Haunted Trails Festival | Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms | 7PM

The fall weather is in our favor and the Halloween countdown has begun, which means it’s time to partake in the festivities. Spook up your Friday night and spend it listening to live music, ghostly trails, fortune telling, pumpkin carving and more. Costume contests will also be taking place, so dress to impress! Be sure to check out the additional dates for the extravaganza. 


Scream | Alamo Drafthouse Mueller | 6:30PM

Who else loves a good cult classic during the Halloween season? We sure do. The Alamo Drafthouse has scheduled two showings of Scream. Get into the 90’s spirit and bring your friends along to the movie night. The iconic film will definitely get you into the spooky mood!


Sparkling Wine & Pringles Tasting | Utopian Shift | 4PM-7PM

What’s a better combo than wine and Pringles? Apparently… nothing! Because it calls for a good time at this tasting. They’ve got affordable wine for you to purchase and snacks for days.


Fall Cocktail Workshop | Desert Door Distillery | 5:30PM

Fall is here and your taste buds are in need of something festive. This fall cocktail workshop is the best place to conquer that. There will be a variety of drinks offered in the “fall menu” that you and your buddies can choose from. Tickets are $25. Be sure to take a look at what the deal includes!


Saturday, October 19th


P&F Presents Pet-Toberfest | The Domain | 9AM-2PM

If you’re looking to adopt, now’s the time! Attend Pet-Toberfest to find your new furry friend while you partake in the costume contest and parade! Prizes include gift baskets, coolers and more.


Hot Air Balloon Glow & Street Dance | Lion’s Foundation Park | 7PM-10PM

Ride in a hot air balloon for only $25! There is free parking and shuttles that will take you to your destination, now that’s really convenient. The Hot Air Balloon Glow will feature a street dance and silent disco with three DJs! You can even buy a raffle ticket to get a free hot air balloon ride for you and a friend. You will need to be on-site to receive the prize.


Austin AF Meet Your Makers | Fair Market 

In need of some shopping? For just $5 you can attend this curated pop-up shop that will include over 50 brands to shop from. Drink samples will be available. The event is happening on Sunday, too!


margarita and salsa

Margarita and Salsa Festival | Papa Jack’s | 7PM-10PM

Sip on some margaritas while you dip your chips in some salsa. You’ll be able to taste the best margaritas and salsa in town. Wristbands are $15. 


Sunday, October 20th


In Brunch We Trust: Addams Family Values | Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz | 12:30PM

Sunday calls for brunch and a movie! Catch the Addams Family Values on the big screen while you sip on mimosas. The Halloween favorite comes with a customized brunch menu! 


Sunday Market | Native Hostel Austin | 12PM-4PM

Shop ‘till you drop! Over 25 vendors will be on-site. From vintage curators to small businesses, artists, and bakers, the options are endless. 



Sweeney Todd | Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane | 4:15PM

Why not just have a movie-marathon this Sunday? Treat yourself and watch Sweeney Todd on the big screen at the Alamo Drafthouse! Enjoy a cup of tea with The Worst Pie in London, a delicious option that you can find on the menu, which will definitely get you in the Sweeney Todd mood.


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