Looking for ways to get moving, be social, and explore Austin with other like-minded people 50+? Look no further! Here are fun, active, and social events happening around Austin in October 2022.
Keep Austin Active Reoccurring Events
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Natural Fit Therapy Events
“Floor Confidence” & “Falls Training” Programs (2-for-1 Special)
Through October, join either of Natural Fit Therapy’s 6-week programs with a friend and split the cost ($175 per session for 6 sessions).
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Austin & Surrounding Areas Community Events
AVA Fest Presents 30 Days of Tai Chi-Starting October 11th (FREE)
This event will be held between October 11-November 11ths to support our veterans and bring awareness to suicide prevention in veterans. We encourage you to join us in the full #30daysoftaichi and will challenge you to post who you are supporting by doing this event.
We will meet at 7am each morning at Garrison park beneath the Pavillion. Excited to see everyone who wants to bring awareness to suicide prevention in Veterans!
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM CDT
6001 Menchaca Rd Austin, TX 78745
Grounded Yoga – Sundays (FREE)
Get GROUNDED at the newly reopened Fareground every Sunday morning with wellness programming to restore your body, mind, and soul provided by Swift Fit Events. Every week we’ll host yoga in our outdoor plaza space just off of Congress and Cesar Chavez.
Classes are free and open to the public with ticket registration. A limited number of walk-up tickets will be available the day of, walk-ups are encouraged to bring your own yoga mats.
Yoga mats, towels, and water will be provided
Parking: Downtown street parking is free on Sundays. Fareground visitors can also park at the One Eleven Garage at 206 E Cesar Chavez St with entry off of Brazos St and receive complimentary 90-minute parking with purchase from any of the food or beverage outlets.
Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts FestivalFriday, October 7, 2022 (2:00 pm – 9:00 pm) Saturday, October 8, 2022 (9:00 am – 7:00 pm)
The Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival is Round Rock area’s largest and most prestigious festival, drawing over 60,000 people annually to this free event during the first weekend in October.
Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival features hundreds of artists, vendors, sponsors, local and regional musicians, theatrical performances, foods and drinks, and a children’s area with performances.
Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival will be held at Dell Diamond in Round Rock, Texas, where artists and vendors exhibit, showcase and sell their work.
Originally hosted by Round Rock Arts and now sponsored by the City of Round Rock Arts and Culture, Chalk Walk Arts Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art, fine crafts and other vendors and provides patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists who created the work.
The focal point of the festival is Chalk Mural Artists creating street paintings, but also includes daily live entertainment with Friday and Saturday concerts, making for a perfect weekend at Dell Diamond!
Location: 3400 East Palm Valley Boulevard Round Rock, TX 78665
For more information: www.chalkwalk.org
2022 Austin Oktoberfest Saturday October 8th ($15)
OKTOBERFEST SEASON IS UPON US!!!.
The most famous German celebration has been happening for over 200 years. It is so über that it has its own special brew – Oktoberfest beer. And GTHS ensures Austin gets to share in this celebration as the second most famous Oktoberfest happens right here in Austin, Texas.. “the German-Texan Heritage Society certainly brings the most authentic Oktoberfest game in town” – Austin Chronicle.
We’re located in the heart of the Red River Cultural District where you will find one of Austin’s best kept secrets, the German Free School: a historical building and terraced gardens to enjoy the afternoon of all things German and Gemütlichkeit.
Gemütlichkeit, you ask? It’s a German word used to describe a state of belonging, warmth, and friendliness.
Our family friendly event offers a lot of kids activities and children 12 and under are free. And of course German food and drinks.
German Free School 507 East 10th Street Austin, TX 78701
WALK to end Alzheimer’s Capital of Texas Chapter (Donation)
Saturday October 15th Round Rock Texas
Hike for your Health Saturday October 15th 8:30 (FREE)
Barton Creek 360 Trail
The autumn breeze is coming in and we’re ready to get outdoors!
Come join WLG for a hike at the Barton Creek Greenbelt, 360 Access Point and enjoy the fresh air.
Brunch afterwards is optional 🙂
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy Austin, TX 78704
Sazon Latin Food Fest Saturday October 15th (FREE)
Calling all FOODIES!
It’s Hispanic Heritage month! Come for food, music and a wonderful time!
Location: Ani’s Day & Night 7107 East Riverside Drive Austin, TX 78741
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