11 Fun Things to Do in October

Looking for something fun to do this month in Round Rock?  Here’s our top picks for things to do in October in Round Rock! 

11 Fun Events Happening in October in Round Rock

Music on Main – Wednesdays in October 

What sounds better than FREE live music on a cool Wednesday night in Downtown Round Rock?  Well each Wednesday evening in October, the whole family is invited to hear local bands and musicians at the Prete Main Street Plaza.  

Oct 2 // Oct 9 // Oct 16 // Oct 23

Friday Night Lights – Fridays in October 

We could not be more excited for Friday Night Football!! All of the Round Rock High Schools play some GREAT FOOTBALL and it’s entertaining for everyone with bands, cheer, and of course, a great game.  Make sure to make it out to a game this season!

Oct 4 // Oct 11 // Oct 18 // Oct 24 & 25 

Chalk Walk & Festival Benefitting the Arts – October 4th & 5th

Round Rock Arts is hosting the 2019 Chalk Walk and Festival Benefiting the Arts from October 4th & 5th, 2019 at Dell Diamond. The event is free to attend and includes live music, art vendors, food, free activities for kids, street performers, trick dogs, jugglers, hula hoopers, community art experiences, interactive drumming, community partners,  business vendors, and much more!  More info here.

Bluebonnet Beer Oktoberfest  – October 6th 

The 5th Annual Bluebonnet Beer Co.Oktoberfest will have polka music, American and German style beers, bratwurst, soft pretzels, Kinder Park inflatables area for kids, contests and much more. All ages are welcome to attend but minors must be accompanied by an adult.  More info here.

Halloween at the YMCA – October 19th

Take your Halloween celebration beyond ordinary at the Annual YMCA of Greater Williamson County at the Twin Lake Family YMCA. Set for Saturday, October 20th. This festival, which is one of the largest Halloween events throughout Central Texas, features everything from carnival games to inflatables and rides to climbing walls, FREE Halloween candy, music, prizes, concessions and more. More details here.

Trunk or Treat for Special Needs Kids- October 19th

Join Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department and Dell Children’s Ascension for this FREE trick-or-treating event on Saturday, October 19, 2019 in the parking lot of Seton Medical Center Williamson located at 201 Seton Parkway. This is a rain or shine event. More Details here.

25th Annual Hairy Man Festival – October 19th

The 25th Annual Hairy Man Festival at Cat Hollow Park is on Saturday, October 19th.  It’s a fun filled day of food, arts and crafts fair, children’s activities, special performances, and live music! Participate in their  costume contest, trick or treating in the park scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating, train rides, Halloween themed crafts, scary snacks station, and the Haunted House! More details here.

Play for Fall Fundraising Event – October 25th

The Play for Fall Fundraising event is back benefiting the Play for All Park on Friday, October 25th.  The Play for All Park will be BOOfully decorated with special Halloween FX and fall attractions for all ages. Experience a Spooky Stroll on the Brushy Creek Trail after Trick or Treating through the Village. Take a turn through our lifesize Candyland Game. Creep through the Cobweb Castle, enjoy a Moonlight Movie and say hello famous talking Pumpkins. The entire park will be decked out with surprise attractions at every turn! Put on your costume, come join the fun, bring you donation to support the future of Play for All fun! Tickets are just $10 per person and are limited for this exclusive event! VIP family packages are also available. More details here.

Trunk or Treat – October 26th

The Round Rock ISD Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation has partnered with the Round Rock Police Department (RRPD) will host their annual Round Rock Operation Blue Santa Trunk or Treat event.  The event will be held October 26, 2019 at the Round Rock Public Safety Training Center parking lot in Round Rock. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities, including face painting, a bounce house, carnival games, concessions and music. More details here.

Fall Fun Fest – October 31st

Round Rock Parks and Recreation’s annual Fall Fun Festival will take place on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Old Settlers Park. The festival is free for the entire family.  More details here.

Hometown Halloween – October 31st

Downtown Round Rock knows how to put on an event and Halloween is no exception! The Hometown Halloween celebration will be on Wednesday, October 31 in Downtown Round Rock – free trick or treating at all the local businesses! More details here.

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