Carnaval Brasileiro (Austin, Texas)
Carnaval Brasileiro is an annual one-night festival in Austin, Texas. The last occurrence was Saturday, February 28, 2015. It is the largest indoor Brazilian Carnaval in the world.
Carnaval in Br...
Urban Music Festival
Urban Music Festival (often abbreviated as "AUMF") Austin Urban Music Festival is a two-day, national and local entertainment stage hosting, family-centric event that occurs in Austin, Texas, during t...
Austin Aqua Festival
The Austin Aqua Festival (usually called Aqua Fest) was a ten day festival held the first week of August on the shores of Town Lake (now Lady Bird Lake) in Austin, Texas from 1962 until 1998.
The ...
Eeyore's Birthday Party
Eeyore's Birthday Party is a day-long festival taking place annually in Austin, Texas since 1963. It typically occurs on the last Saturday of April in Austin's Pease District Park. It includes live mu...
Austin Film Festival
Austin Film Festival (AFF), founded in 1994, is an organization in Austin, Texas, that focuses on writers’ creative contributions to film. Initially, AFF was called the Heart of Film Screenwriters Con...
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest (often abbreviated as "FFF" or "F3F") is an annual music and comedy festival held in Austin, Texas. The festival is the only genre based festival in the United States, featuring stage...
Pachanga Latino Music Festival
Pachanga Latino Music Festival is the first Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival originated in Austin, Texas, USA. It is a one-day festival that showcases Latino-created music, food, an...
Texas Book Festival
The Texas Book Festival is a free annual book fair held in Austin, Texas. The festival was established in 1995 by Laura Bush, then the First Lady of Texas, and Mary Margaret Farabee, wife of former St...
Lone Star State Jam
The Lone Star Jam is an annual music festival held in Austin, Texas. The event is produced by 415 Productions, an Austin based company that coordinates and promotes many events in central Texas. Proce...
Redgorilla
RedGorilla Music Fest is held annually in Austin, Texas. In 2008 the festival played host to over 300 bands and solo artists from all over the U.S.A. RedGorilla Music Fest is a free event and is open ...
Austin International Poetry Festival
The Austin International Poetry Festival is a nonjuried four-day poetry festival involving poetry readings, workshops, open mics, poetry slams, and haiku. Austin Poets International publishes two Ant...
HONK!
HONK!, also known as HONK! Fest, is a festival of activist street bands held annually on Columbus Day weekend in Somerville, Massachusetts. Each year since 2006, an all-volunteer organizing community ...
South by Southwest
South by Southwest (SXSW) is a set of film, interactive, and music festivals and conferences that take place early each year in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States. It began in 1987, and has con...
Spamarama
Spamarama (SPAMARAMA) was a long-time annual festival and competitive cookoff held in Austin, Texas from 1976 to 2007 in recognition of Spam. Officially called the Pandemonious Potted Pork Festival, S...
Fantastic Fest
Fantastic Fest is an annual film festival in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 2005 by Tim League of Alamo Drafthouse, Harry Knowles of Ain't It Cool News, Paul Alvarado-Dykstra, and Tim McCanlies, wri...
Maker Faire
Maker Faire is an event created by Make magazine to "celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset".
Flagship Maker Faires are held in San Mateo, Calif...
Ikkicon
IKKiCON is an annual three day anime convention held during December or January at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas.
The convention typically offers live entertainment, musical performances, pan...
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival
The Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is an annual film festival based in Austin, Texas featuring Latin American and indigenous films from the Americas. In its 14th year in 2011, the Fest...
Butt-Numb-A-Thon
Butt-Numb-A-Thon (also known as BNAT) is an annual film marathon held every December since 1999 in Austin, Texas. It is hosted by Harry Knowles of the Ain't It Cool News website in celebration of his ...
Austin City Limits Music Festival
The Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is an annual music festival held in Zilker Park in Austin, Texas on two consecutive three-day weekends. Inspired by the PBS concert series of the same name,...
Quentin Tarantino Film Festival
The Quentin Tarantino Film Festival, or QT-Fest, is a semi-annual film and multimedia event held by the Austin Film Society in Austin, Texas and attended by film director Quentin Tarantino. Most rec...
Pecan Street Festival
The Pecan Street Festival is the common name for the Old Pecan Street Spring and Fall Arts Festival, a free, bi-annual juried fine art and arts and crafts festival held on 6th Street in Austin, Texas....
Old Settler's Music Festival
Old Settler's Music Festival is an annual music festival held in Driftwood, Texas (near Austin, Texas) at Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch. Old Settler’s Music Festival is a nationally known ...
O. Henry Pun-Off
The O. Henry Pun-Off is a yearly spoken word competition that takes place every May at the O. Henry Museum in Austin, Texas. Started in 1978, the Pun-Off gathers fans of wordplay to celebrate the pun,...