Austin is known for its festivals and fun, and what better time to celebrate than Labor Day Weekend? With these events you can say “So long!” to summer and hello to fall in premium style. We have a few Labor Day Weekend 2018 Festivals in Austin TX listed below, and have found a handful of other fun things to do that weekend that are sure to make you smile. Let us know in the comments if you have other can’t-miss suggestions.
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
August 28-Sept 3, 2019
Various locations throughout Austin
This seven-day comedy festival showcases the best standup, improv and sketch artists from Austin and beyond. It is happening at six venues. An all-access Badge for the week is available with early bird pricing for $99 (though that may go up) and individual event tickets are available for $10-20. You can check out the whole schedule and buy tickets online.
Capital City Black Film Festival
August 30-Sept 2, 2018
Austin Convention Center
With more than 50 film showings (including feature films, music videos, documentaries, and short films) this event offers fun, education, and the opportunity to see great cinema. An All Film Pass is $60, with special event tickets for each night available for $15. A VIP Fest Pass, which includes most events, is $195. Most events will take place at the Austin Convention Center. Learn more here.
Other Events Around Austin on Labor Day Weekend
Sept 1-3 – Science Mill Scavenger Hunt – Free with Science Mill admission: $10 for adults, $8.50 for kids
Sept 2 – Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company 5th Anniversary Celebration – Free admission; optional afternoon brewery touring available for $6
Aug 31-Sept 3 – Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In – Various times and prices all weekend
Sept 1-2 – Austin Cactus and Succulent Society Fall Show & Sale – Free with Zilker Botanical Garden admission: $2 for Austin residents (adults), $1 for children