Top 5 things to do this Fall in Austin, Texas

Fall takes the lead being the most beloved season of all.  In a survey of the four seasons, 29% of Americans rank Fall as their favorite season responding they prefer an autumnal climate. Summer rates high as 25% of respondents look forward to the warmer weather. A winter chill is only preferred by 7% of us. (1)

lady bird lake in Fall, Austin TexasLady Bird Lake in Austin, Texas

Mother Nature changes her landscape to warm color tones of red, brown, and yellow, which exude eye catching views.  The allurement of Fall is the ideal weather and many annual traditions including visits to pumpkin patches, challenging corn mazes, and Halloween festivities.  In Austin, Texas the variety of options to enjoy the season are aplenty.

Listed here are our top 5 pick

Barton Hills Farm – an amazing farm that has a HUGE corn maze lawn games, food, and live music. Saturdays & Sundays September 26 – November 8  corn maze

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 Boo at the Zoo – The Austin Zoo features a unique way to see the animals – at night.  They also have a haunted train ride that is way fun! October 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, & 30

AustObertfest – celebrating its 3rd year, the AustOberfest is rated one of the Best Culture events, per Austin Monthly Magazine. Great German-style food, beer and entertainment are organized. Saturday, October 17 only 3pm-11pm.


 Photo courtesy: Austin+Oktoberfest Facebok Page

 Movies in the Park – a free film brought to you by the Austin Parks Foundation. Enjoy a fun Halloween movie, “Casper” on Thursday, October 22 and “Beetlejuice” on Thursday, October 29. Located at the Dick Nichols Park, with a start time of 7:30.

Austin Comic ConThe Wizard World event is the ultimate Halloween event.  With an amazing Special Guests list, one too long to share, it’s a great local Halloween affair. Friday, October 30-31.

Living at Platinum Southside you’re within close proximity to these events, and much more.  For your convenience, the property offers two Car2Go choices, plus its location is an inexpensive Uber ride to downtown Austin and the SoCo district.

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