Well, it is that time again. Another year has flown by and once more the holidays are upon us. If you are planning your fall getaway to the city of weird during this time, choosing Austin Vacation Rentals for your seasonal sanctuary promises to make this trip one you will never forget! Because we are known as being a little unusual, you probably are expecting that Halloween is a local favorite holiday, and as usual, you are 100% correct. This guide to all the fun you can have during the spookiest time of the year will only be surpassed by the joy you will find staying under our roofs.

Halloween Children’s Concert, October 24 @ 3 PM, The Long Center for Performing Arts

Keeping in mind your littlest travelers aged 2-10, the Halloween Children’s Concert is destined to offer a spooky but not frightening good time! Dressing up in a costume is encouraged as you and your child or children spend a pre-Halloween hour bonding over symphonic music designed to stimulate young minds. The main theme of this Halloween extravaganza is the story of Hansel and Gretel, that will be narrated by the host and the entire hall will be decorated to reflect the theme and the holiday.

Trick or Drink: Austin Halloween Bar Crawl, October 29th-November 1, Kung Fu Saloon

Oh, how we have missed the old-fashioned bar crawls that were once a standard way to celebrate a trip to Austin, and this Halloween edition makes our hearts happy! Sponsored by Kung Fu Saloon but taking place at a variety of bars over three days, this bar crawl promises to offer the best drink specials in town. Costumes aren’t required, but feel free to express yourself as you drink your way across Austin. Wristbands must be worn and can be purchased at the website listed here.

Doomy Folks Music & Horror Festival, October 30 & 31, The Far Out Lounge & Stage

Halloween in Austin just wouldn’t be the same without horror movies and this spooktacular event offers two stages filled with gore and gruesomeness over its two days, while also offering live music and a costume contest! Get creative with your costume as you are scared out of your pants and celebrate the holiday the old fashioned way; with lots of drinks, music, and spinetingling frights! Tickets can be purchased at the Far Out Lounge’s website.

So Much More This Halloween in Austin!

Halloween is a big deal in Austin, so start making your plans now, beginning with booking your favorite Austin Vacation Rentals holiday hideaway today!