If you weren’t able to snag a ticket to ACL or Utopia Fest already, don’t fret! There are plenty of other opportunities to party in Austin. Bust out your best rap songs or belt out your favorite show tunes. Escape into a fantasy world or just go Deutsch.  There’s a party for everyone this weekend!



Music Fan


Trap Karaoke

Friday, September 30th 
Empire Control Room & Garage

Do you love karaoke, but wish there were more rap options? Your wish will come true when the nationwide Trap Karaoke tour stops in Austin. Be a hip-hop hero and perform your favorite flows in front of a crowd. Compete for the coveted Trappie title or just enjoy the music. Celebrities have been known to show up unexpectedly and join the show! Tickets start at $20.


Party Lover


Gondra’s Carnival of Color: Blacklight Monster Party

Saturday, October 1st

Start Halloween early with the annual epic night of spectacle. Austin Dance Syndicate hosts the party featuring blacklights, lasers a  magician and GoGo dancers. Dance your fears away with five local DJ’s including King and birthday boy, Oh My! Gondra. Put on your best monster or creature-themed costume and opt for live UV painting. Tickets are $5 at the door before 10pm.



Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In

Drag at the Drive In: Rent

Friday, September 30th
Blue Starlite Mini Drive-in

Movie buffs get ready to slay at this drive-in movie event. The Austin International Drag Festival presents a live drag pre-show before a screening of Rent. Belt out your favorite songs and watch the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical. Share in the lives of bohemians struggling with life, love and AIDS in New York City. Tickets start at $8.




8th Annual Oktoberfest Party

Saturday, October 1st
Black Sheep Lodge

Break out the lederhosen for a German festival at one of Austin’s best beer gardens. Come thirsty for Oktoberfest Beer, plus 26 beers on tap. In addition to the standard grill menu, chow down on tasty brats and pretzels. Test your strength and compete in a Stein holding contest, or a Hammerschlagen Contest.


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