11 Fun Things to Do in October in Round Rock

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


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 1 // Oct 7&8 // Oct 14&15 // Oct 22 // Oct 28&29


Round Rock Market Days – October 2

The next Round Rock Market Days  is coming up on Saturday, October 2, 2021.  The Round Rock Market Days is a vendor & small business fair that is on every first Saturday of the month. This month, they invite the children to trick or treat, so come dressed-up! More info here.


Chalk Walk – October 1st & 2nd

Round Rock Arts is hosting the 2021 Round Rock Chalk Walk and Festival Benefiting the Arts from October 1-2, 2021 at the 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! 


Fall Harvest Festival – October 2nd & 3rd

Lone Oak Barn is hosting a Fall Harvest festival on the weekend of October 2nd & 3rd at their location in Round Rock. They plan to feature a pumpkin patch, live music, a petting zoo, food trucks and more. Tickets are available now to purchase. More details here.


Music on Main – Wednesdays in October

The City of Round Rock brings you Music on Main Street, a free music series on the Prete Main Street Plaza stage, 221 E. Main Street. from 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays from September 15 -November 10, 2021. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and the entire family.


Nitro Circus – October 10th

Nitro Circus Brings High-Adrenaline Live Entertainment Back with Explosive “You Got This” Tour! The show will be live at Dell Diamond (3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock) on October 10, 2021. More info here.


Play for Fall Fundraising Event  – October 15th 

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 Pod and speeding down the Screamin’ Speedway. Creep through the Cobweb Castle, enjoy a Moonlight Movie, be entertained by our talking Pumpkins and more. The entire park will be decked out with surprise attractions at every turn! More info here.


BARKTacular HOWLoween Dog Festival – October 23rd

Get ready to PAWDY! Bring your pup(s) and the family out to the 1st Annual BARKtacular HOWLoween Dog Festival at Round Rock Dog Depot on Saturday, October 23rd. This event welcomes friendly, leashed dogs for trick or treating, costume contest, a lookalike contest, vendors and more! More Details here.


Hairy Man Halloween Trail of Fun – October 16th

Brushy Creek MUD presents the 27th Annual Texas Hairy Man Festival In Round Rock, Texas again this year, to be held in Cat Hollow Park on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  This will be a modified event from the traditional Hairy Man Festival. Bring the entire family to the NEW Hairy Man Halloween Trail of Fun! More details here.


Trunk or Treat – October 23rd

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 23, 2021 at the Round Rock Public Safety Training Center parking lot in Round Rock. This will be a drive-thru event and participants will stay in their cars. More details here.


Pop Up Art Show – October 23rd

PopUp Arts Show at Prete Plaza featuring 12 plus local and regional artists. Artists will be selling and demonstrating their art for the public. Original and unique pieces of art will be available for purchase. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Fall Fun Fest – October 29

Join the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department for the annual Fall Fun Festival 2021!  This year’s theme is “Circus”.  There will be carnival games for toddlers and preschoolers, hayrides, snacks, and fun entertainment for all to enjoy.  We ask that you bring a canned good to donate to the Round Rock Food Pantry. The Fall Fun Fest begins at 9:00 am on Friday, October 29th at the Old Settlers Park located at 3400 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock. Don’t forget to come in costume and bring a canned food item to donate to the Round Rock Food Pantry.


Hometown Halloween – October 29

Hometown Halloween returns to Downtown Round Rock from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29! Your little ghouls and goblins can kick off the holiday weekend with face painting, trick-or-treating at Downtown businesses, live music, giveaways and more! After their fill of candy, head to one of our Downtown eateries for a festive family meal!


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