The 8 Weirdest And Wackiest Festivals In All Of Austin You Can’t Miss This Year

Austin City Limits takes over Zilker Park every October and South By Southwest fills the city with color every March, but these massive fests are only the tip of the iceberg. In Austin, there’s hardly ever a weekend without a major event going on. Whether we’re celebrating the birthday of a fictional children’s book character or embracing our competitive side at a colorful race, one thing is certain: Austinites know how to have fun. These are the 8 weirdest and wackiest Austin festivals you can’t miss this year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Which festival are you looking forward to this year?