In its third year, Last Straw Fest is a tradition for thousands of families across Austin to come together for a full day of fun. The festival will feature pumpkin carving, fall-themed family activities, food trucks, music, and more. Attendees are sure to be amazed by the many scarecrow sculptures created by our generous sponsors.
This event is free and open to the public. Donations are accepted.
Sunday: October 29th, 10AM-4PM
Fall Themed Photo Booth
Pick a Duck
Pumpkin Ring Toss
Emoji's Grilled Cheese
La Sirena - La Fantabulous Taqueria
Casey's New Orleans Snowballs
Gold Star Kettle Corn
Join us for Trick-or-Treating around the Garden at 11 AM, 1 PM and 3 PM.
Music by DJ Gatsby from 12 PM - 4 PM.
As we all know, parking near the UMLAUF is extremely limited. If you plan to drive to the festival, please note we have a reserved parking lot at the Pecan Grove parking lot located off of Barton Springs Road. Secondary first-come, first served parking is also available in the lots south of Zilker Park off Lou Neff Road and Andrew Zilker Road. Don't want to stress about parking? Grab a Lyft and get dropped off & picked up in the UMLAUF Parking lot! If you're a first time user, use code LSF17 for $10 off your first ride. If you're an existing user, use code LASTSTRAW25OFF to get 25% off a ride to or from the event!
Austin Dental Spa | Austin Opera | Austin Pets Alive! | Austin Portfolio Real Estate | Coleman & Associates | EBERLY Austin | foundingAustin | Independence Brewing Co. | Lagunitas Brewing | Moonshine Sweet Tea | The MRS. | Nikelle Meade | Rancho Poquito| The Rock Lab School of Music | The Ross Bennett Collection | Tito's Handmade Vodka
Showcase your brand’s creativity and join in a little friendly competition to support Austin’s only free fall festival for families. “Sculpt” a scarecrow to win the hearts of locals while helping support one of Austin’s signature non-profit museums and their ongoing programs. Stake your claim - reserve your spot in the garden now!Register by October 13
October 23rd-26th, 10-4PM
Sponsors, come build and set up your scarecrow masterpieces.
October 26th, 4-6PM
Join us for a special happy hour for all the sponsors. Scarecrow judging will also happen at this time.