top of page

Austin Best Food and Drink Festivals 

Food Festivals, Wine Festivals, Spirits and Beer Festivals listed also include surrounding areas that host signature events.

Empress Gin Milestone Brands
Milestone Brands Dulce Vida Tequila
Aus FW
Best food and beer festivals in the US Calidad beer
American Born Whiskey at Best Food and Drink Events
BBQ A
Best food and beer festivals in Austin Texas

Austin Offerings: A Taste and Thirst Tour Through Austin's Best Food and Drink Festivals

The vibrant city of Austin Texas is not just a music mecca, it's also a haven for foodies and beverage enthusiasts. Throughout the year, the region hosts a plethora of festivals celebrating the finest in food, wine, spirits, and beer.
 
Whether you're a seasoned epicurean or just someone with a love for good eats and drinks, these festivals are sure to tantalize your taste buds and quench your thirst.


Austin Food Festivals:

Austin Food & Wine Festival:
November

Nestled in the heart of the Texan capital, this festival is a gastronomic extravaganza featuring top chefs, artisanal producers, and, of course, delectable bites. From gourmet tastings to hands-on grilling demos, it's a paradise for those who believe in the magic that happens when food and wine come together.

BBQ Fest Austin:
November

For the meat lovers, this festival is a pilgrimage. Celebrating the art of barbecue, it brings together the best pitmasters from across the state to showcase their smoky masterpieces. Brace yourself for a carnivorous adventure where the aroma of slow-cooked perfection fills the air.
 
Austin Wine Festivals:

Kyle Winter Wino Fest:
January

Prepare to enjoy 40+ exquisite wines from amazing wineries across Texas. Each winery is presenting a curated selection of their best, most unique, and newest wines. Unlike crowded festivals, we're keeping the attendance limited to ensure a more intimate and enjoyable experience for everyone. 
 
Taste Highland Lakes:
October

This festival is a harmonious blend of two of life's greatest pleasures – food and wine. Unwind with a glass of your favorite vintage while being serenaded by local musicians. It's an experience that appeals to both the oenophiles and the music aficionados.
 
Best food and beer festivals in Austin Texas

Austin Beer Festivals:

 

Pflugerville Wild West Brew Fest:

April

This celebration is a beer lover's dream, featuring events and tastings across the city. Dive into the world of craft beer with tap takeovers, beer and food pairings, and special releases, all while basking in the eclectic and laid-back environment.

 

Texas Craft Brewers Festival:

September

With the craft beer movement in full swing, this festival brings together the best of Texas breweries. From hoppy IPAs to rich stouts, beer aficionados can explore a wide range of styles and flavors in a lively and convivial atmosphere.

 

Austin Spirits Festivals:

 

Texas Whiskey Festival

April 

For those who appreciate the craftsmanship behind a good cocktail, this festival showcases the best of Texas distilleries. From small-batch bourbons to unique gin infusions, it's a spirited celebration of the state's booming craft spirits scene. 

 

Austin Whiskey Riot:

April

Elevate your spirits game at this festival dedicated to the water of life – whisky. Sample a diverse array of whiskies from around the world, attend masterclasses, and mingle with fellow enthusiasts. It's an event that caters to both seasoned connoisseurs and those looking to expand their palate.

In the heart of Texas, these festivals offer not just a taste of the local culinary scene but also a chance to celebrate the diverse and vibrant community that makes Austin and its surrounding cities a food and drink lover's paradise.

bottom of page