October 29th, 2020

5 Festive Fall Activities Near Headwaters in Dripping Springs

Pumpkin spice season is in full swing! This time of year comes with pleasantly cool weather, delicious seasonal snacks and plenty of fun-filled activities to get you excited for the holidays. Headwaters is located in Dripping Springs, Texas, an area that’s perfect for enjoying autumn, with gorgeous Hill Country views and plenty of local traditions to take part in. If you’re visiting the area to tour new homes – or even just want something fun to do – then take note of these five festive fall activities that are all located just a short drive from Headwaters.

  1. Dripping Springs Farmers Market
    The weekly farmers market in Dripping Springs is one of the best ones you’ll find in the area! And in the fall, you’re sure to find some deliciously fresh seasonal produce, like pumpkins, winter squash, sweet potatoes and pecans, plus spiced baked goods like bread, muffins and cookies. There’s nothing like homemade pumpkin spice bread, or a slice of pecan pie to put you in the autumn spirit!
  2. Local Breweries
    Dripping Springs is home to multiple craft breweries, many of which have seasonal flavors that you can only get this time of year. Take your sweetie on a date night, or meet up with some friends for socially distanced drinks to try out some special flavors before they’re gone. Twisted X, Acopon and Suds Monkey are all local favorite breweries to try!
  3. Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin
    While sipping cider and cozying up by a fire are hallmarks of fall, it’s also the time of year to start thinking about your holiday shopping. The Vintage Market Days of Greater Austin is from December 4-6 this year, and is a great way to get some shopping done while enjoying a day out. With upscale vintage finds like art, antiques, jewelry, plants and more, you’ll find something for everyone on your list!
  4. Headwaters Lifestyle
    At Headwaters, residents can enjoy activities planned by our award-winning Lifestyle Director all year, but things get even more fun this time of year! Drive-in movies, festive grab bags, porch decorating contests and virtual social clubs are just a few of the things residents can look forward to. Not to mention the weekly food truck nights, which are sure to include some festive offerings!
  5. Christmas on Mercer
    What better way to end fall than to start celebrating the holiday season? Christmas on Mercer is one of Dripping Springs’ favorite events, so you won’t want to miss it. While it’ll look a little different this year, you can still enjoy vendor booths, holiday music and photo ops. And the most magical event of all – the tree lighting! This year, the tree lighting will be a virtual event, so even if you can’t make it out in person you can take part in this local tradition from the comfort of home.

Located in Dripping Springs, Texas, Headwaters is a new home community offering modern home designs, resort-style amenities, the best views in Dripping Springs and much, much more. If you’re considering relocating to the Austin area, then make sure to join our Interest List to receive news and updates about Headwaters.