Austin Celtic Festival | Oct 18-19

Austin Celtic Festival 2014

The 18th Annual Austin Celtic Festival takes place Oct 18-19, 2014, from 12 Noon to 7:30 pm at Fiesta Gardens. The festival offers the highest quality regional and international Celtic artists performing traditional Celtic music, Irish and Scottish dancers, Scottish Highland games, history groups, Celtic animals, craft vendors, and more. Admission. #Austin #ATX #AustinCeltFest

Fiesta Gardens
2102 Jesse E. Segovia
Austin, TX 78702
 

Viva la Vida/ Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival & Parade | Mexic-Arte Museum | Oct 18

Viva la Vida 2014

Mexic-Arte Museum celebrates its 31st annual Viva la Vida Festival on Saturday, Oct 18, from 12-9 pm in downtown Austin. The #free street festival is Austin’s largest and longest-running Day of the Dead event featuring a Grand Procession (12 Noon), Latino artists and entertainment, an exhibition with community altars inside the museum and educational programs. Attendees also enjoy traditional foods from local food trucks, hands-on art activities and artist demos. #Austin #ATX #VIVA2014 #DiaMuertos #DayoftheDead

Participants are needed for all sections of the parade, including pre-Columbian, Modern Mexico, and Austin Weird. People of all ages dressed in skeleton costumes, families, university groups, portable altars, noise makers, Chihuahuas, Aztec dancers, samba dancers, Ballet Folkloricos, and colorfully decorated cars will gather and assemble a joyful procession. To participate in the parade, register here.

Mexic-Arte Museum
419 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
 

Diwali, Festival of Lights, at Radha Madhav Dham | Oct 18

Diwali Austin 2014

Radha Madhav Dham celebrates Diwali, Festival of Lights, on Saturday, Oct 18, from 5 pm to Midnight. This year’s festivities include Indian dance and other cultural performances, games, kid activities, outdoor dancing, fireworks and more. #Free #Austin #ATX

Radha Madhav Dham
400 Barsana Road
Austin, TX 78737
 

Austin Polish Film Festival and Poster Exhibit | Oct 16-19

Austin Polish Film Festival 2014

Austin Polish Society presents the 9th Annual Polish Film Festival and Poster Exhibit at Marchesa Hall & Theatre, Oct 16-19. This is a unique opportunity to see Polish feature films, documentaries, shorts and animated films. Austin Polish Film Festival (APFF) receives films from the Polish Filmmakers Association, which promotes and supports filmmakers. Every year APFF coincides with the poster exhibition. #Austin #ATX #PolishFilmFest

Marchesa Hall & Theatre
6226 Middle Fiskville Road
Austin, TX 78752
 

Diwali Giving Fest | Oct 11

Diwali Giving Fest 2014

Peek into Indian culture and traditions with lots of #free entertainment at Diwali Giving Fest, Saturday, Oct 11, from 4-8 pm at Manor High School. This colorful and festive event features an original Diwali play, classical to Bollywood entertainment and a singing competition. Food and beverages available for purchase. Donations of used or new winter blankets and coats will be accepted for Austin area homeless and refugee populations. #Austin #ATX

Manor High School Cafeteria
12700 Gregg Manor Road
Manor, TX 78653

Sacred Springs Powwow | San Marcos, Texas | Oct 11

Sacred Springs Powwow 2014

A 32-foot tipi, archeological displays, White Shaman Panel lectures, screening of the award-winning film “Yakona,” and amazing dancers will be highlighted at the 2014 Sacred Springs Powwow that celebrates Native American culture. The powwow is set for Saturday, October 11, from 10 am until 6 pm at The Meadows Center (formerly known as Aquarena Center) in San Marcos, Texas. #SanMarcosTX

The Meadows Center
(f.k.a. Aquarena Center)
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
 

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg | October 3-5

Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg 2014
Fredericksburg, Texas celebrates its German heritage at Oktoberfest, Oct. 3-5. The weekend includes four stages of continuous German music, a domino tournament, delicious food, a German beer tent, artisans, a children’s fun area and lots of family fun! #Oktoberfest #FredericksburgTX

Marketplatz
100 West Main Street
Fredericksburg, TX 78624