The Top 5 Events Happening Near Our Southwest Austin Apartments This November

While there are exciting events happening year-round in Austin Texas, fall brings a variety of fun events to enjoy in the welcome cooler weather! Read on to see our 5 top pics for events happening in November, all just a short distance from our apartments in Southwest Austin.

Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot

The Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot gets people in the spirit of Thanksgiving! Participants can walk or run the 5-mile course, and there's a 1-mile course as well. You may even see a turkey running alongside you as you make your way through the course in downtown Austin. It takes place on Thanksgiving morning, November, 23rd, from 8:45 to 9:50. Work up an appetite for the day of eating ahead.

Austin Monthly’s Best New Restaurants Party

On November 2nd, why not sample some of the best foods from new Austin's star new restaurants? Austin Monthly’s Best New Restaurants Party takes place at Copenhagen Exports at from 6-9 pm, and will showcase a variety of food options as well as creative cocktails. It's a great way to get to try a variety of new restaurants in one night.

East Austin Studio Tour

If you love art, then this self-guided art festival can be the most exciting time of the year. It lasts for two weekends and includes many different events and activities. Visit Austin's many art studios and learn more about the techniques and inspiration for each artist. This year, it will take place from November 11-12 and 18-19 from 11am-6pm.

Barkitecture Austin

If you love dogs and want to participate in a fundraiser that can help them, then this is the event for you. It takes place on November 4th and it involves architects and designers showcasing dog house models. Dog owners can bid on these houses and this is how they raise money. Bring your dog in costume and enter them in a fun costume contest, too!


From November 3rd to the 12th, enjoy music, food, dancing, and even carnival rides to celebrate Bavarian culture. There is German beer to enjoy while you dance to traditional German music and Polka bands. Try some German sausages and meet new people at this festival perfect for the whole family.

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