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Weekend Events in Austin, Texas

Wonderful India Festival | Through April 28th | Artly World

MOTOGP RED BULL GRAND PRIX OF THE AMERICAS | April 12-14 | COTA

Secure your tickets now for the World Championship of Motorcycle Racing at Circuit of The Americas! Get ready for three days of unbelievable racing action featuring MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, and so much more.

Bluebonnet Festival | April 12-14 | Downtown Burnet

Always taking place the second weekend in April, the Bluebonnet Festival draws 35,000 people annually to Burnet, Texas. Each year, activities are added to keep the festival exciting for first-time visitors as well as repeat festival fans. Once you have attended your first Bluebonnet Festival, you’ll be hooked. So make plans to come on out. Well behaved dogs on a leash are welcome to join the fun.

SEUSSICAL The Musical | April 4-14 | McCallum Fine Arts Academy

The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant.

1.5 hours plus 15 minute intermission

Sherwood Forest Faire | Weekends through April 23 | 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade
Founded in 2010, Sherwood Forest Faire offers visitors over 100 shows per day, more than 150 retail locations, most of which feature handmade crafts, and a multitude of food and drink options! Visit us for eight glorious weekends in March and April. Be sure to visit our website to learn about our medieval summer camp for youth, adults and families as well!

A Year With Frog and Toad | Through May 12 |The Kleberg at ZACH Theatre

Based on Arnold Lobel’s beloved book, the Tony-nominated musical A Year with Frog and Toad celebrates enduring friendship and life’s lessons as Frog and Toad navigate the changing seasons together, engaging audiences with a charming blend of vaudeville, make-believe, and an enchanting jazzy score that delights the whole family.


Friday

Chinese Class | 10:15-11:00 | Toybrary

It is never too early for a baby to start learning a second language! Cool Panda Mommy and Me Classes are a great way to start learning Chinese with your little ones. In our weekly classes, we sing songs, dance, listen to stories, and play rhythm games and movement activities in Chinese!

Free Bowling Lessons | Noon-1pm | Spare Time Texas

Lessons are free of charge with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Class sizes are limited. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Recommended for ages 5-12.

Happy Hour Play Date | 1-6 | Toybrary

Live on the Lawn | 6-8 pm | Hill Country Galleria

Come and rock out to live music on the Central Plaza Lawn at Hill Country Galleria! Bring your friends, family, and a blanket to lounge on the lawn as you enjoy all of your favorite local musicians. Don’t forget to grab a bite at one of Hill Country Galleria’s amazing restaurants! This event is free admission, family-friendly, and weather permitting.


Saturday

Esports Academy Tournament ft. Fortnite | 11-2 | The Esports Cave

Due to high demand, Esports Academy is hosting another Fortnite tournament! In North Austin-Cedar Park area!

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, this event is perfect for gamers of all levels. Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of the action and see who will emerge as the ultimate Fortnite champion!

WE HAVE AN AMAZING PRIZE POOL OF $500! First place will receive $200 with payouts down to 5th place.

4th-8th graders (parents and family are welcome and encouraged to come along! Spectators do NOT need a ticket – only players need tickets.)

El Nino y El Cuento Spring Bilingual Storytime | 10:30 am | Book People

Erika Martinez, Carmen Alvarez, and volunteers from El Nino y El Cuento, bring a wonderful Spanish bilingual storytime to BookPeople! We will read stories such as Canticos Little Chickies, Pedrito, El Conejito Travieso, and more! Join us for a great storytime in Spanish and English, plus create a fun Spring craft! 

SECOND SATURDAYS ARE FOR FAMILIES: Sound Buffet | 11-3 | Laguna Gloria

March to the beat of your own drum! Recycle everyday objects into sonic sculptures then jam out with your friends at the Sound Parade. Be sure to visit Laguna Gloria’s newest temporary exhibition, Guadalupe Maravilla: Mariposa Relámpago!

Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a fun and creative art-making experience at The Contemporary Austin! The whole family is invited to explore new materials, techniques, and ideas together.

Squirrel Fest | 4-10 pm | Pease Park

Squirrel Fest is Pease Park Conservancy’s annual, family-friendly celebration of spring in Pease Park! Join PPC and Future Front Texas for a day of COMMUNITY, ACTIVITIES, MUSIC, MOVIES, MUNCHIES, AND MORE!

Saturday Night Concert Series | 7-9 pm | Hill Country Galleria

Join us every Saturday night at the Hill Country Galleria for the Saturday Night Concert Series. This 6-week Spring music series features many local favorites and is one of the best family-friendly weekend activities around! Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chair to lounge on the lawn during the show. Arrive early to shop & dine at Hill Country Galleria retailers. Admission is free, dogs are welcome. Presented by iHeartMedia.

  • 4/13 Scott Strickland
  • 4/20 Madam Radar
  • 4/27 Jo James
  • 5/4 Cam Allen
  • 5/11 Kody West

Sunday

The 96th ABC Kite Fest | 10-5 | Zilker Park

Held every spring, the ABC Kite Fest is one of Austin’s most beloved, family-friendly traditions. The festival boasts day-long activities for all ages, including the traditional kite flying contest and showcase, and MossFest, a children’s music concert. Soar into spring and join thousands of Austinites for a free, all-day event filled with kite making, flying and gazing. For some helpful tips to know before you go, check out our guide HERE!

Art of Kindness 2024 Community Day | 10-2 | Easy Tiger East

Join us on April 14 from 10 AM – 2 PM at Easy Tiger East for a family-friendly Art of Kindness Community Day—your ticket includes access to food, art, music, and fun galore!

Family Day | 11-4 | Umlauf Sculpture Garden

Join us for “Family Day: The Joyous Chronicles of UMLAUF” as we celebrate the intersection of literacy and sculpture at the UMLAUF Sculpture Garden + Museum!

Discover the joy of reading and creativity with Joyous Tutoring, where literacy meets fun through engaging activities, games, and storytelling sessions. This Family Day, Joyous tutoring brings CHESS to the table!

Experience the magic of sculpture through captivating demonstrations featuring various sculptural methods, from ceramics to soft-sculpture and beyond. Witness the transformation of raw materials into stunning works of art, and learn about the diverse techniques used by our talented artists.

Don’t forget to bring your old books for our book trading table! Swap your gently loved books for new treasures and ignite a love for reading in your family. Dive into the world of books and literature, and embark on an adventure of imagination and discovery.

Community Hours | 3-5pm | Thinkery

Each week, Thinkery opens our doors for children and families to explore our exhibits for Admission by Donation.

Weekend Events in Austin, Texas