Welcome to KidzAustin's Spring Eventz -- helping you find all those fun and kid friendly Spring events that the beautiful Austin area has to offer. Lists include shows, events, Easter egg hunts, school fundraisers, festivals, carnivals and more! We'll be updating the page as we find out about new Spring events, so check back often.

Please note: The events listed below are created by each local establishment and are subject to change without notice. KidzAustin.com is not affiliated with any of these businesses. Please contact the establishment listed below with any questions, for details, or to verify event times and costs. The information provided below is free-of-charge to the public. While we strive to provide you the latest information, KidzAustin.com is not responsible nor liable for any of these events nor any changes to the information provided below.

Click and Choose From the Months To See the Full List of Events for Each Spring Month.

MARCH (Click to Open/Close List)

 

Saturday, February 28

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888 , When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Sunday, March 1

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

Zilker Park Kite Festival
Zilker Park, Austin, TX, 448-5483
When: 10 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event info:Free and open to the public. Enter your homemade kite in the contest or just come and see everyone else's. Lots of other activities and vendors going on too. This one's an Austin tradition you won't want to miss.

See also KidzAustin Calendar for general family-friendly events..

Saturday, March 7

Explore UT
University of Texas Campus, Austin, TX, 512-471-7753, When: 11 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event info: Free. 400 activities across the campus allow visitors to experience the vast world of discovery offered by the University of Texas at Austin. Fun for all ages. See site for schedule of activities.

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888
When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Sunday, March 8

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888
When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

Monday, March 9 - Friday, March 13

RRISD's Pre-K and Kindergarten Round Up
All Round Rock Elementary Schools
(click here to find one near you)
Austin or Round Rock, TX, When: 9 AM - 2 PM
Family friendly event info: Is it time for your child to start Kindergarten in the fall? Don't miss the Kindergarten (& Pre-K for qualifying families) Round Up to ensure your child is registered to start school next year!

Friday, March 13

Fairytale Threads Spring Consignment Event
When and Where: See site for schedule. 
Family friendly event info: Don't miss this great kids' consignment event. Fairytale Threads is proud to support the Round Rock Area Serving Center. They do so much to help our neighbors in need.  Help support them by bringing a canned food item to donate at the door, donate your change at the register.

Kyle Spring Break Movie in the Park
Gregg Clarke Park, Kyle, TX
Spring family/kid-friendly event activity info: Join us for our Spring Break Movie in the Park.  Movie begins at dark.  Bring your picnic and enjoy a good movie and have some quality family time before the children head back to school. 

Pioneer Farm's Spring Break Family Day
Pioneer Farm, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin TX 78754, When: 10 AM - 5 PM
Spring family friendly event activity info: The day will feature authentic frontier life on our five historic sites — the 1843 Tonkawa Encampment, the 1868 German Emigrant Farm, the 1873 Texian Farm, the 1886 Cotton Planter's Farm and the 1899 Sprinkle Corner village.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Saturday, March 14

Artists and Artisans Festival
LBJ Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739, 232-0100, When: 9 AM - 5 PM
Spring family friendly event info: in addition to the opportunity to check out some great art including origami tips, families and children can go on a fun, flower scavenger hunt to find some of her favorite Texas wildflowers during the Artists and Artisans Festival.

Fairytale Threads Spring Consignment Event
When and Where:See site for schedule. 
Family friendly event info: Don't miss this great kids' consignment event. Fairytale Threads is proud to support the Round Rock Area Serving Center. They do so much to help our neighbors in need.  Help support them by bringing a canned food item to donate at the door, donate your change at the register.

Free SXSW Concert Series/Event
See site for location/details
Spring family frineldy event info: As part of SXSW, free concerts and/or other events available at no cost to general public.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly Spring event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Sunday, March 15

Artists and Artisans Festival
LBJ Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739, 232-0100, When: 9 AM - 5 PM
Spring family friendly event info: in addition to the opportunity to check out some great art including origami tips, families and children can go on a fun, flower scavenger hunt to find some of her favorite Texas wildflowers during the Artists and Artisans Festival.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

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Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 20

SPRING BREAK! (need a camp? See Spring Break Campz page)


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Monday, March 16

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Spring Break Fun at IKEA
1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX 78665 
Spring family friendly event info: IKEA offers free special kid-friendly events over the Spring Break. Find details on their site.

Tuesday, March 17 - HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Circus Chickedog's "I Ruff You"
The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodsbury Dr, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event info: Rescued circus dogs, a scarlet mackaw, puppets and more provide this actio- packed 55-minute performance of the story of one boy's love affair with reading and the circus.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Spring Break Fun at IKEA
1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX 78665 
Spring family friendly event info: IKEA offers free special kid-friendly events over the Spring Break. Find details on their site.

St. Patrick's Day Festival
When and Where: See site for details
Spring family friendly event info: Celebrate the Irish and Folk culture with live music, sport related games, and workshops including facepainting for the kids.

Wednesday, March 18

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Circus Chickedog's "I Ruff You"
The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodsbury Dr, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event info: Rescued circus dogs, a scarlet mackaw, puppets and more provide this actio- packed 55-minute performance of the story of one boy's love affair with reading and the circus.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Spring Break Fun at IKEA
1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX 78665 
Spring family friendly event info: IKEA offers free special kid-friendly events over the Spring Break. Find details on their site.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Thursday, March 19

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Circus Chickedog's "I Ruff You"
The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodsbury Dr, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event info: Rescued circus dogs, a scarlet mackaw, puppets and more provide this actio- packed 55-minute performance of the story of one boy's love affair with reading and the circus.

Free SXSW Concert Series/Event
See site for location/details
Spring family frineldy event info: As part of SXSW, free concerts and/or other events available at no cost to general public.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Spring Break Fun at IKEA
1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX 78665 
Spring family friendly event info: IKEA offers free special kid-friendly events over the Spring Break. Find details on their site.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Friday, March 20

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Camp 'N' Catch a Flick
Lake Kyle Park, Kyle, TX, When: 5 p.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday March 21
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: Join us at Lake Kyle Park for this year's annual Spring Break Movie in the Park, and CAMP 'N' CATCH!!

Circus Chickedog's "I Ruff You"
The Institution Theater, 3708 Woodsbury Dr, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event info: Rescued circus dogs, a scarlet mackaw, puppets and more provide this actio- packed 55-minute performance of the story of one boy's love affair with reading and the circus.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Spring Break Fun at IKEA
1 IKEA Way, Round Rock, TX 78665 
Spring family friendly event info: IKEA offers free special kid-friendly events over the Spring Break. Find details on their site.

Spring Stampede
Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX, 512-837-1215
Spring family friendly event info: See Texas history come alive on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during Spring Stampede: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.

Saturday, March 21

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Archaeology Day
Berry Springs Park & Reserve, 1802 County Rd 152, Georgetown, TX, 943-1670, When: 10 AM - 3 PM
Spring family friendly event activity: Free hands on activities for everyone and free hot dog lunch at Noon while supplies last. Activities include: make your own rock art, make your own native craft, talk with archaeologiests, more.

Hill Country Wildflower Festival
Buda City Park, 204 San Antonion Rd, Buda, TX, 888-225-3427, When: 9 AM - 4 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity:Join us for vendors, food and live music. Free admission.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds
1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (35 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. The medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

Spring Stampede
Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX, 512-837-1215
Spring family friendly event info: See Texas history come alive on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during Spring Stampede: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Sunday, March 22

Alamo Kids Camp
Alamo Drafthouse (location varies, see site for times/details)
Spring family friendly event info: See kid- and family- friendly movies over Spring Break for $1 admission.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds, 1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (35 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family-friendly spring event/activity: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. The medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

Spring Stampede
Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX, 512-837-1215
Spring family friendly event info: See Texas history come alive on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during Spring Stampede: 10 a.m to 5 p.m.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Friday, March 27

Austin Home and Garden Show
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Find everything you need for your home and garden, enjoy demonstrations, more. Also includes a Kid's Interactive zone! See site for schedule/time details. Buy tickets online and save.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Urban Music Festival
Auditorium Shores, 920 West Riverside Dr. Austin, TX 78704
When: See site for schedule details
Spring family friendly event activities info: Features music, food, arts and crafts and more. The scope has been expanded to include the entire family and we will focus on outdoor play, movement, fun exercises and healthy eating. See site for schedule/details.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

Saturday, March 28

Austin Home and Garden Show
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Find everything you need for your home and garden, enjoy demonstrations, more. Also includes a Kid's Interactive zone! See site for schedule/time details. Buy tickets online and save.

Round Rock Express Fan Fest
Dell Diamond, Round Rock, TX
Family friendly event activity info: Round Rock Express Baseball will host itsFan Fest at The Dell Diamond and United Heritage Conference Center. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST, is free to the public. and includes ticket sales as well as family friendly activities.

Eggstravaganza
Rosewood Neighborhood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave., Austin, TX 78702, 512-472-6838, When: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: Free food, free games and free fun featuring music, prizes, egg hunts, resource booths. All ages welcome + pets on a leash.

Georgetown Eggstravaganza
McMaster Athletic Complex, 101 W. L. Walden Drive (east of San Gabriel Park), Georgetown, TX, When: 9 a.m.
512-930-8459
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: Bring your basket for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt! There will be 25,000 candy eggs to gather and a grand prize egg for each age division.

Kids' Show (see site for details)
One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX, 330-9500, When: Noon
Family friendly Spring event activity: TheatreWorks presents an entertaining kids' show.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Sherwood Forest Faire
Sherwood Forest Faire grounds
1883 Old Highway 20, McDade TX 78650 (41 miles out of Austin), 888-695-0888, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly event info: This medieval/renaissance festival is set in England during the year 1189, the first year of the rule of King Richard the Lionhearted. Our medieval village takes up approximately 23 acres of heavily wooded land, with over 100 quaint shoppes and 8 stages nestled amongst the trees and shrubs. Includes a kids area. Open weekends thru March. See site for schedule/details.

Urban Music Festival
Auditorium Shores, 920 West Riverside Dr. Austin, TX 78704
When: See site for schedule details
Spring family friendly event activities info: Features music, food, arts and crafts and more. The scope has been expanded to include the entire family and we will focus on outdoor play, movement, fun exercises and healthy eating. See site for schedule/details.

Zilker Garden Festival
Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event activity info: Enjoy live music from the soundstage in the Rose Garden, while you enjoy one-stop garden shopping (including pottery and jewelry), garden talks, flower show and more. Also includes a Kids' Corner and food court.

Sunday, March 29

Austin Home and Garden Show
Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St., Austin, TX
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Find everything you need for your home and garden, enjoy demonstrations, more. Also includes a Kid's Interactive zone! See site for schedule/time details. Buy tickets online and save.

Cedar Park Spring Egg-Stravaganza
Elizabeth Milburn Park1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park, TX
Spring family friendly event info: Bring your basket to hunt for over 79,000 pieces of candy, prizes and goodies. Take your photo with the bunny until 2:45 pm (bring your own camera). Enjoy jumping in the inflatable and train rides. There will also be face painting for a fee. The egg hunt is for ages 12 and under.

Rodeo Austin
Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo, 9100 Decker Lake Rd, Austin, TX 78724, 512-919-3000, When: See site for schedule.
Spring Family friendly event info: Fair and carnival attractions, live music, rodeo. Fun for the whole family. Save by buying tickets online!

Zilker Garden Festival
Zilker Botanical Garden, 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event activity info: Enjoy live music from the soundstage in the Rose Garden, while you enjoy one-stop garden shopping (including pottery and jewelry), garden talks, flower show and more. Also includes a Kids' Corner and food court.

See also KidzAustin Calendar.

APRIL (Click to Open/Close List)

Wednesday, April 1

APRIL FOOLS' DAY!

Easter Eggstravaganza
Gregg-Clarke Park (1100 W. Center St., Kyle, TX 78640), When: 5-8 p.m.
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: Kyle Parks and Recreation Department puts on the Easter Eggstravaganze featuring free carnival games, inflatables, food vendors, age-specific egg hunts, more. The Easter Bunny will be on-site for pictures!

Thursday, April 2

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt and Movie in the Park
Old Settlers Park - Lakeview Pavillion, Round Rock, TX
When: First hunt starts at 7:15 PM
Spring family friendly event: Bring your flashlight to find eggs filled with candy and prizes at Old Settlers Park in this fun hunt for ages 3 and up. Please arrive 20-30 minutes early for your hunt. (Cash and check only)

Find More Easter Events
on our Self-Service Calendar

Saturday, April 4

Cedar Park Heritage Festival
Elizabeth Milburn Park, 1901 Sun Chase Blvd., Cedar Park, TX, 401-5888, When: 5-9 PM
Spring family friendly event info: Free admission. Features live music, arts & craft fair, games & prizes, historical displays, hamburger cook-off, inflatable play area, face painting, pony rides and so much more.

Junior Dillo Kids Run and Family Fun Run
Auditorium Shores, Austin, TX
When: 7:30 AM - Junior Dillo, 9:30 AM - Family Fun Run
Spring family friendly event activity info: Parents are invited to run with their kids free at the Junior Dillo. Late registration and packet pick up on Friday, April 9, 10 AM - 8 PM

Texas Outdoor Family
Bastrop State Park, Bastrop TX
Family friendly event info:  Join Texas Parks and Wildlife staff as your family learns camping skills that will last a lifetime.  No experience or equipment necessary.   

Sunday, April 5

Capitol 10K
Auditorium Shores, Austin, TX
When: Wheelchairs - 8:30 AM; Timed Category - 8:45 AM; Fun Run - 9:00 AM.
Spring family friendly event activity info: An Austin tradition. This run/walk is truly Austin including some runners dressed in costume "Keeping Austin Weird." See site for reg details as well as additonal activities after the race. You can also read our blog on this event.

Saturday, April 11

Art City Austin
Downtown Austin. See site for schedule/details
Family friendly Spring event activity: Part art festival, part block party, Art City Austin features an outdoor art fair of nationally recognized artists, the People’s Gallery at City Hall with more than 150 works of art by Austin artists, local food trailers, craft beer and cocktails, live music on the main stage and interactive projects for kids of all ages. Downtown’s art festival brings the community together block-party style to celebrate Austin’s vibrant creative culture in one of the most lively and beautiful areas of downtown.

Daffodil Festival
Allen R. Baca Center, 301 W. Bagdad Avenue, Bldg #2, Round Rock, TX, When: 9 AM - 4 PM
Family/kid friendly Spring event activity info: Festival admission is free. Activities include free concerts & live entertainment, free children’s games and prizes, a raffle and live auction, food booths offering festival treats, and an array of artists, boutiques, jewelers, craftsmen, and service providers on hand to share their talents.

Kyle Family Bike Ride
City Square Park, Kyle, TX, When: 9 AM
Spring family/kid-friendly event activity info: Join us for a fun morning of cycling along with a FREE BICYCLE RAFFLE presented by Cory Pack with State Farm Insurance!

Sunday, April 12

Art City Austin
Downtown Austin. See site for schedule/details
Family friendly Spring event activity: Part art festival, part block party, Art City Austin features an outdoor art fair of nationally recognized artists, the People’s Gallery at City Hall with more than 150 works of art by Austin artists, local food trailers, craft beer and cocktails, live music on the main stage and interactive projects for kids of all ages. Downtown’s art festival brings the community together block-party style to celebrate Austin’s vibrant creative culture in one of the most lively and beautiful areas of downtown.

Chase the Chief 5K & Fun Run
San Gabriel Park, Georgetown, TX
Family- and kid-friendly pring event/activity: The Georgetown Police Department and the GISD Council of PTAs have partnered up once again to provide a fun, family-friendly event on the afternoon of Sunday, April 12th. In addition to the races, there will be obstacle courses, music, and a health fair.

See also General KidzAustin Calendar or RegularGigz.

Thursday, April 17

Opening Day for Round Rock Express
The Dell Diamond, located on Highway 79 @ 3400 East Palm Valley, Round Rock, TX 78665
When: 7:05 PM, 255-BALL
Family friendy event activity info: Enjoy the first game of the season at home for local baseball team, Round Rock Express. Also includes a fireworks display.

Old Settlers Music Festival
The Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch, Driftwood, Texas, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Annual festival featuring live music, arts and crafts and more. Special kids activities included. Children twelve and under get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. Lots of activities to keep children of all ages amused. Camp Fire USA will host hula hooping workshops, arts and crafts, and an Earth Day kids’ parade. More activities for the kiddos include face painting with Art for Your Head, a petting zoo, pony rides, storytelling,more.

Friday, April 17

Old Settlers Music Festival
The Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch,
Driftwood, Texas, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Annual festival featuring live music, arts and crafts and more. Special kids activities included. Children twelve and under get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. Lots of activities to keep children of all ages amused. Camp Fire USA will host hula hooping workshops, arts and crafts, and an Earth Day kids’ parade. More activities for the kiddos include face painting with Art for Your Head, a petting zoo, pony rides, storytelling,more.

Saturday, April 18

Austin Earth Day Festival
Historic Browning Hangar at Mueller, 4550 Mueller Central Dr., Austin, TX 78723, When: 12-7 PM
Spring family-friendly event activity info: Speakers, exhibitors and kids' activities will keep the whole family while you celebrate the Earth's special day.

Old Settlers Music Festival
The Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch, Driftwood, Texas, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Annual festival featuring live music, arts and crafts and more. Special kids activities included. Children twelve and under get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. Lots of activities to keep children of all ages amused. Camp Fire USA will host hula hooping workshops, arts and crafts, and an Earth Day kids’ parade. More activities for the kiddos include face painting with Art for Your Head, a petting zoo, pony rides, storytelling, more.

Sunday, April 19

Old Settlers Music Festival
The Salt Lick BBQ Pavilion & Camp Ben McCulloch,
Driftwood, Texas, When: See site for schedule
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Annual festival featuring live music, arts and crafts and more. Special kids activities included. Children twelve and under get in free when accompanied by a paying adult. Lots of activities to keep children of all ages amused. Camp Fire USA will host hula hooping workshops, arts and crafts, and an Earth Day kids’ parade. More activities for the kiddos include face painting with Art for Your Head, a petting zoo, pony rides, storytelling,more.

Friday, April 24

Founders Day Festival
511 Mercer Street | Dripping Springs, Texas 78620, 512-858-4725
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: The three-day celebration kicks off with the Grand Parade and includes free music and entertainment on two stages, the Mighty Thomas carnival, food, beer, street dances, kids activities, cook-off competitions, over 150 arts and crafts booths and business vendors, and the 5th largest washer pitching tournament in the country.

Saturday, April 25

Buda Country Fair and Weiner Dog Races (14th Annual)
Buda City Park, Buda, TX
When: Sat/8-10 PM. Sun/8-7 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Cook-Off, Bake-Off, Buda Bee, Pet Parade, Weiner Dog Races, Washer Tournament, Arts and Crafts and more.

Eeyore's Birthday Party
Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St., Austin, TX, 512-485-5160
When: Children's area open from 11 AM - 4 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Free admission. This one is a living example of Austin's "Keep Austin Weird" motto. Includes a special children's area with kids' activities. It's on its 50th year of existence and features maypoles, costume contests, live music and more.

Founders Day Festival

511 Mercer Street | Dripping Springs, Texas 78620, 512-858-4725
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: The three-day celebration kicks off with the Grand Parade and includes free music and entertainment on two stages, the Mighty Thomas carnival, food, beer, street dances, kids activities, cook-off competitions, over 150 arts and crafts booths and business vendors, and the 5th largest washer pitching tournament in the country.

Red Poppy Festival
Downtown Georgetown, Georgetown, TX
When: Sat: 10 AM - 9 PM, Sun: 10AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event info: Free. Features Red Poppy Market Place with artisans from across the nation, the Open Car Show, the Safe Place Kids Village (10AM - 5 PM Sat and Sun), the Red Poppy Parade, and for the first time - the Red Poppy Art Tent featuring many of this year’s Red Poppy Artists, live music and more.

Sunset Valley ArtFest
When: 9 AM - 3 PM (market from 9 AM - 1 PM)
Outside Toney Burger Center, Austin, TX, 413-5407
Spring family friendly event activity info: Join the newly reworked farmers' market at Sunset Valley with the Fourth Annual Sunset Valley ArtFest for a rockin' good time! Dozens of artisans, kid's activities, food and music.

Texas Outdoor Family
McKinney Falls State Park, Bastrop TX
Family friendly event info:  Join Texas Parks and Wildlife staff as your family learns camping skills that will last a lifetime.  No experience or equipment necessary.   

Texas RoundUp 5K and Family Mile
All races start at 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event activity info: Get the whole family out for a morning of fitness and fun.

YesterFest
Dowtown Bastrop, TX, When: 9 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Bastrop celebrates its past defining the pioneer days, the jazz era, and the rockabilly time of post-war innocence through music, costume, reenactments and just plain entertainment.  The public is invited to come and encouraged to dress for a favorite time period. Don't miss the Children's area at the County Courthouse where kids can enjoy animal displays, petting zoo, pine car derby races and more. 

Sunday, April 26

Buda Country Fair and Weiner Dog Races (13th Annual)
Buda City Park, Buda, TX, When: Sat/8-10 PM. Sun/8-7 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Cook-Off, Bake-Off, Buda Bee, Pet Parade, Weiner Dog Races, Washer Tournament, Arts and Crafts and more.

Founders Day Festival
511 Mercer Street | Dripping Springs, Texas 78620, 512-858-4725
Family- and kid-friendly spring event/activity: The three-day celebration kicks off with the Grand Parade and includes free music and entertainment on two stages, the Mighty Thomas carnival, food, beer, street dances, kids activities, cook-off competitions, over 150 arts and crafts booths and business vendors, and the 5th largest washer pitching tournament in the country.

Red Poppy Festival
Downtown Georgetown, Georgetown, TX
When: Sat: 10 AM - 9 PM, Sun: 10AM - 5 PM
Family friendly event info: Free. Features Red Poppy Market Place with artisans from across the nation, the Open Car Show, the Safe Place Kids Village (10AM - 5 PM Sat and Sun), the Red Poppy Parade, and for the first time - the Red Poppy Art Tent featuring many of this year’s Red Poppy Artists, live music and more.

YesterFest
Dowtown Bastrop, TX, When: 9 AM - 5 PM
Family friendly Spring event activity info: Bastrop celebrates its past defining the pioneer days, the jazz era, and the rockabilly time of post-war innocence through music, costume, reenactments and just plain entertainment.  The public is invited to come and encouraged to dress for a favorite time period. Don't miss the Children's area at the County Courthouse where kids can enjoy animal displays, petting zoo, pine car derby races and more. 

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Saturday, May 2 - Sunday, May 3

Capital City Salsa Fest, Austin, TX
Family friendly event activity info: Music and salsa combine for serious family fun.

Pecan Street Festival, Downtown, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event activity info: Free admission. The show features over 275 artisan vendors from all over the world who display and sell homemade art and craft work. Festival goers can find a variety of art mediums including paintings, sculpture, woodwork, mixed media, metalwork, photography, apparel, digital prints, glass art, stonework, pottery, knitting, ceramics, candles, fine art, one-off furniture, jewelry, home decor, leather goods, games, and other useful and whimsical household items.

Friday, May 8

Fairytale Threads Spring Consignment Event
When and Where: See site for schedule. 
Family friendly event info: Don't miss this great kids' consignment event. Any item marked "reduce" will be 1/2 price on Saturday! Fairytale Threads is proud to support the Round Rock Area Serving Center. They do so much to help our neighbors in need.  Help support them by bringing a canned food item to donate at the door, donate your change at the register.

Saturday, May 9

Fairytale Threads Spring Consignment Event
When and Where: See site for schedule. 
Family friendly event info: Don't miss this great kids' consignment event. Any item marked "reduce" will be 1/2 price on Saturday! Fairytale Threads is proud to support the Round Rock Area Serving Center. They do so much to help our neighbors in need.  Help support them by bringing a canned food item to donate at the door, donate your change at the register.

 

Friday, May 15

Deutschen Pfest, Pflugerville, TX, 512-990-6101 
Spring family friendly event activity info: with pfun beginning on Friday with the event's opening, children's games and activities, shopping booths, Saturday's parade, live music, and thrilling rides at the carnival all weekend long!

Pachanga Festival
Zilker Gardens, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event activity info: Pachanga is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art and the impact it has on American culture today.

See also General Eventz.

Saturday, May 16

Austin Mini Maker Faire
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 6 PM
Spring family friendly event activity info: Maker Faire brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase all kinds of incredible projects. At Maker Faire, you’ll find arts and crafts, science and engineering, food and music, fire and water.

Deutschen Pfest, Pflugerville, TX, 512-990-6101 
Spring family friendly event activity info: with pfun beginning on Friday with the event's opening, children's games and activities, shopping booths, Saturday's parade, live music, and thrilling rides at the carnival all weekend long!

Elisabet Ney Museum's Ney Day
Elisabet Ney Museum, 304 East 44th Street, Austin, TX 78751, 512-458-2255, When: Noon - 5 PM
Spring family friendly event activity info: This free event features clay crafts, scultping demos, music, trapeze artists, live music, food trucks and more.

Old Town Street Festival
100 N Brushy St, Leander, TX, See site for schedule/details.
Spring family friendly event activity info: Along with boutique items, shabby chic furniture, arts, delightful desserts and more, this festival oalso offers a kid zone, barrel train, kids art &dance activities and more!

Pachanga Festival
Zilker Gardens, Austin, TX
Spring family friendly event activity info: Pachanga is a Latin-themed music, cultural arts and food festival dedicated to showcasing the vibrant blend of Latino-created music and art and the impact it has on American culture today.

See also General Eventz.

Sunday, May 17

Austin Mini Maker Faire
Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX, When: 10 AM - 6 PM
Spring family friendly event activity info: Maker Faire brings together families and individuals to celebrate the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset and showcase all kinds of incredible projects. At Maker Faire, you’ll find arts and crafts, science and engineering, food and music, fire and water.

Deutschen Pfest, Pflugerville, TX, 512-990-6101 
Spring family friendly event activity info: with pfun beginning on Friday with the event's opening, children's games and activities, shopping booths, Saturday's parade, live music, and thrilling rides at the carnival all weekend long!

See also General Eventz.

Saturday, May 23

Fiesta Amistad
Lakeview Pavillion at Old Settler's Park, 1299 Harrell Pkwy. (located behind the Dell Diamond), Round Rock, TX
Family friendly event activity info: food, games, music, arts & crafts, entertainment for the entire family.

See also General Eventz.

Sunday, May 31

Reckless Kelly's Celebrity Softball Jam
Dell Diamond, Round Rock, TX, When: Noon
Family friendly Spring event activity info: The fourth-annual event swings open its doors at noon. Softball players begin swinging at 1 p.m., and the concert begins at 3 p.m. Accompanied by a ticketed adult, kids younger than 12 enter for free. Fireworks follow festivities.

See also General Eventz.

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