Can’t Miss September 2023 Events

Hello and welcome to my Blog Post Can’t Miss September 2023 Events. Here I share travel destination events being held throughout the United States during the month of September. Discover where special celebrity guests from the TV series Star Trek, the movie Galaxy Quest, X-Files TV series and movie franchise will be appearing. If your preference is live music events read on to explore Bumbershoot Music and Art Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, they had me at bourbon, Sisters Folk Festival and more. September is full of Can’t Miss Events!

GalaxyCon Austin September 1 -3, 2023

GalaxyCon Austin will take place September 1 – 3, 2023 in, you guess it, Austin! 3 amazing days filled with artists, celebrity guests, wrestlers and so much more. Join fans from across the galaxy and celebrate Comic Books, Pop Culture, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Anime, Gaming, Cosplay, and more! Photo courtesy of GalaxyCon Austin.

Did someone say Star Trek?! Celebrity Guests attending GalaxyCon Austin include William Shatner, Levar Burton, Terry Farrell and more. I feel it’s going to be amazing. “Sometimes a feeling is all we humans have to go on” – Captain Kirk.

Visit their website and start planning your can’t miss,out of this world, event. 3 Day Passes are $110. Saturday Only Day Passes are $60. 3 Day VIP Passes are $299.00.

Bumbershoot September 2 – 3, 2023

Bumbershoot will take place over Labor Day Weekend; September 2 – 3, 2023. That gives you Monday to rest after all of your fun. This Can’t Miss September 2023 Event happens annually in Seattle and features amazing art, must hear music and people! People watching is my favorite sport. The venue hosts indoor theaters and outdoor stages. Check out their website for line ups, schedules, tickets and more.

2 Day General Admission passes are $125.00. Saturday or Sunday General Admission passes are $75.00 each. Photo courtesy of Bumbershoot.

Blue Ridge Rock Festival September 7 – 10, 2023

Blue Ridge Rock Festival will take place September 7 – 10, 2023 at the Virginia International Raceway in Alton. Their website states it is the largest Rock & Camping Festival and will be showcasing over 150 performers. Photo courtesy of Blue Ridge Rock Festival.

4 Day General Admission tickets are $289.99. 4 Day VIP tickets are $645.00. Single Day Saturday General Admission tickets are $114.00. For the most up to date hotel package and camping packages visit their website. Camping was SOLD OUT but, at the time of this post, on site camping spots have been released. Not sure how long that will last so if you are interested in attending, I would race your way to their website.

PhileFest September 8 – 10, 2023

PhileFest will take place September 8 – 10, 2023 in Minneapolis. Their website states this can’t miss event is the biggest exclusively X-Files event ever! Attending this Can’t Miss September 2023 Event will be celebrity guests from the show, William B Davis, Chris Carter, Annabeth Gish and more. Members of the crew that helped make the show happen. And you, the fans that have kept 30 years of whammy possible. PhileFest is going to be one anniversary party you don’t want to miss.

Visit their website to start planning your trip to the strange and unusual. The truth is out there. 3 Day Passes are $149.00 plus fees. Single Day Saturday Passes are $80.00 plus fees. Special Agent VIP Passes are $959.00 plus fees. Photo courtesy of PhileFest.

Bourbon & Beyond September 14 – 17, 2023

Bourbon & Beyond will take place September 14 – 17, 2023 in Louisville. This can’t miss event is returning to the Kentucky Expo Center and will showcase the world’s largest bourbon and music festival. They had me at bourbon! What pairs best with Top Shelf Bourbon, why Top Shelf Music of course! Four days full of top shelf is this girl’s dream come true. Photo courtesy of Bourbon & Beyond.

Single Day Saturday Passes are $109.99 plus fees. Weekend General Admission Passes are $270.00 plus fees. Mint VIP Passes are $679.99 plus fees. Angel’s Envy Beyond VIP Passes are $1699.99 plus fees. Check out the music and spirit line up at

Ancient City Con September 15 – 17, 2023

Ancient City Con will take place September 15 – 17, 2023 in Saint Augustine. This can’t miss event has something for everyone. Anime. Fantasy. Gaming. And so much more. And so many days to explore and discover.

Did someone say Galaxy Quest? Special celebrity guests Daryl Mitchell, Jed Rees and Patrick Breen will be in attendance. By Grabthar’s Hammer you need to buy your tickets here!

Ultra VIP Hotel Packages are $410.00 plus fees. My kind of getaway. Weekend General Admission Tickets are $45.00 plus fees. Single Day Saturday Tickets are $35.00 plus fees. Photo courtesy of Ancient City Con.

Great American Beer Festival September 21 – 23, 2022

What do Denver and the Brewers Association have in common? The Great American Beer Festival will take place September 21 – 23, 2023. This can’t miss event takes place annually and features some of the best tasting beers in the market today. Click here to see which breweries will be attending, and serving. Cheers! Photo courtesy of Great American Beer Fextival.

Tickets equal time slots on each day purchased. I am going to share general ticket information but highly recommend visiting their website for specific dates and times.

General Admission Tickets Thursday, Friday and Saturday are $95.00 plus fees per session, per ticket. VIP Experience Tickets Thursday and Friday are $199.00 plus fees per session. Again, highly recommend looking at the website for the best date and time combo to get your beer on!

Spa-Con September 22 – 24, 2023

Spa-Con will take place September 22 – 24, 2023 in Hot Springs. This multi-genre, entertainment, comic book can’t miss event is family friendly and has something for all ages. Horror. Manga. Toys. Webcomics and more! Celebrity guests include Janeshia Adams Ginyard, Annabeth Gish and Orlando Bloom for photo ops and panels. Galactic Empire for your after hours listening and dancing pleasure.

VIP All Weekend / All Things Passes are $150.00. Weekend Passes are $35.00. Buy yours here. Photo courtesy of Spa-Con.

Sisters Folk Festival September 29 – October 1, 2023

Sisters Folk Festival will take place September 29 – October 1, 2023 in Sisters, Oregon. When I say IN Sisters, I mean 32 different artists will be preformong on 7 different stages throughout the city of Sisters. Their website states “All the Town’s a Stage” and for Sisters Folk Festival they are right! This can’t miss event is a little small town feeling mixed with internationally known, as well as local artists.Photo courtesy of Sisters Folf Festival.

3 Day All Events Passes are $225.00. Single Day Saturday Passes are $130.00. RV Camping and Tent Camping spots have SOLD OUT. Please check their website to see what options are available for overnight stays.

Tiger Con September 30 – October 1, 2023

Tiger Con will take place September 30 – October 1, 2023 at the Valdosta State University Student Union. This can’t miss event has Anime, Comics, Gaming, Sci-fi, and more. Their website states this new location is larger than before which in turns means more programming, panel and workshops to name a few. Plus a gaming room for video and board games! Ready Player One! Special Guests in attendance include Richard Epcar, Tiffany Grant and Kuri Cosplays. I LOVE Cosplay!

Weekend Tickets are $30.00 Single Day SaturdayTickets are $25.00. Prices will increase the day of the event, so buy early. There are 3 levels of VIP tickets. Colonel VIP Tickets are $100.00. Major VIP Tickets are $75.00. NCO VIP Tickets are $50.00. To learn more about tickets, schedules and panels click here. Photo courtesy of Tiger Con.

Can’t Miss September 2023 Events

Thank you for joining me as we explored Can’t Miss September 2023 Events. Together we discovered GalaxyCon Austin, Bumbershoot, Sisters Folk Festival, Tiger Con and more. Your September can be filled with sci-fi, comics, artists, musicians, and so much more. Did your favorite Can’t Miss September 2023 Event make my list? If not, please share in the comments. I love discovering new treasures.

Looking for more conventions and festivals? My blog post Can’t Miss August 2023 Events has a month full of fun. Newport Jazz Festival August 4 – August 6, check! Fan Expo Chicago is happening August 10 – August 13 in, you guessed it, Chicago. The Outside Lands Festival is happening at Golden Gate Park August 11 – August 13, and you might just leave your heart there!

Until Next Time,

Erin at WonderLesch

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