March 31 – April 2 – Art City Austin
Palmer Event Center 900 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704 Art Alliance Austin’s art fair and festival, returns for its 67th year on March 31st – April 2nd, 2017 at the Palmer Event Center. Art City Austin is unique in its pairing of an art fair featuring 25 contemporary art galleries with an art festival featuring 125 self-represented artists from across the country.
April 1 – Texas VegFest 2017
Fiesta Gardens 2101 Jesse E Segovia St, Austin, TX 78702 Texas VegFest celebrates the health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits of a plant-based lifestyle.
April 1 – Ballet Austin
The Long Center 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 Enjoy this exquisite performance of Austin’s incredible Ballet Company.
April 6 – 9 – Euphoria Fest
Carson Creek Ranch 9507 Sherman Rd, Austin, TX 78742 Find your Euphoria at Carson Creek Ranch for their 6th anniversary camping and music festival to create, feel and live in the moment.
April 6-9 – Austin International Poetry Festival
Various Locations 4101 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751 Austin International Poetry Festival promotes literary excellence by uniting poets from around the world to celebrate the diversity of humanity through the power of written and spoken word.
April 7-8 – 16th Annual Lonestar Round Up
Travis County Expo Center 7311 Decker Ln, Austin, TX 78724 A huge outdoor car show and live music festival with tons of vintage hot rods and custom cars driven here from all over the country, and bringing visitors from all over the world.
April 8 – Wildflower Artisan & Craft Faire
Dripping Springs Ranch Park & Event Center 1042 Event Center Dr, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 Arts, Gifts, Gourmet Food Delights, Plants & Herbs, Repurposed Apparel, you name it and you’ll find in at this incredible Craft Faire for the whole family to enjoy.
April 9 – East Austin Urban Farm Tour
Various Farms, TX 78704 Enjoy delicious bites from many of Austin’s top chefs using the freshest farm ingredients and handcrafted sips from local brewers, wine merchants, and mixologists on each farm. Guided farm tours allow guests to get to know the farmers behind the food and learn how it’s grown.
April 9 – Austin 10/20
Domain Central Park 11100 Alterra Pkwy, Austin, TX 78758 It’s no wonder that one of America’s fittest cities would go on a run for fun. Austin 10/20’s idea of fun is pounding every mile into oblivion while soaked in sweat. While you’re racing through the 10-mile course, a lineup of local bands will drown out the sound of your wheezing along the way. It’s easy to get in shape when the Live Music Capital of the World has your workout playlist live on stage.
April 12-16 – Fusebox
Fusebox Austin 2023 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78702 Performance festival, film festival, music and visual art festival, culinary and social event, public art project, and everything in between, the festival is truly a multi-track experience much like the world we live in.
April 14-16 – 2017 Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort
Horseshoe Bay Resort 200 Hi Cir N, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657 Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort is the region’s only annual hot air balloon festival. Each year, thousands of balloon enthusiasts from across Texas arrive to watch hot air balloons glow and ascend over the Hill Country terrain.
April 14-16 – Austin Reggae Festival
Auditorium Shores 800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 Three-day reggae festival that benefits the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas.
April 14-16 – Easter
April 19-22 – Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest
Paramount Theatre 713 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 This marathon of side-splitting nights throughout the city is slated to bring over 100 comedians doing everything from stand-up and sketch to improv and musical comedy.
April 20-23 – Old Settler’s Music Festival
Salt Lick Pavillion 18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619 The four-day festival, featuring more than 30 of the finest talents on the American roots music scene, takes place at the Salt Lick Pavilion and Camp Ben McCulloch in Driftwood, just south of Austin.
April 21-23 – MotoGP™ World Championship
Circuit of the Americas 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617 The planet’s most talented and skilled riders will line the grid at the Grand Prix of the Americas, to battle it out. Discover 2017’s emerging talents and the excitement of Grand Prix racing in the ultimate test for the finest athletes and machinery in motorcycle racing!
April 22 – Earth Day
Join us for global Teach-Ins and the March for Science
April 22 – Craft Beer Festival
Wurstfest 120 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 Wursfest is proud to announce its 3rd Craft Beer Festival! Get ready for brewery tastings and pours of 80+ craft beers under the Stelzenhaus, food trucks, and live music that will be sure to entertain all!
April 22 – Sunset Valley ArtFest
Toney Burger Activity Center and Stadium 3200 Jones Rd, Austin, TX 78745 This event is an all day celebration of the arts with live music, food, and kids activities.
April 23 – Cap 10K
Congress Avenue Bridge S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704 Cap 10K has not only grown to become the largest 10K in Texas, but also the seventh largest in the nation. In 2016, more than 20,000 registered for the annual Austin tradition.
April 28-30 – Austin Food+Wine Festival
Auditorium Shores 800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704 All weekend long, indulge in artisanal food, wine, beer, and spirits from hundreds of purveyors.
April 29 – Lake Travis SpringFest 2017
Hill Country Galleria 12700 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, TX 78738 The 10th annual SpringFest is known as “The BIGGEST time in the smallest town” bring family and friends to enjoy local artists, music and food at the Hill Country Galleria.
April 29 – Eeyores Birthday Party
Pease District Park 1100 Kingsbury St, Austin, TX 78705 Eeyores Birthday Party is a fund-raiser to benefit non-profit groups in Austin. Some of these groups will be selling hot and cold food (including vegetarian), soft drinks, juices, spring water, and Texas beer at the event, plus live music from noon to 6p.m.
April 22 – Weird Homes Tour
Various Locations, Austin, TX 78704 This wacky annual event showcases what “Keep Austin Weird” is all about. Tour a selection of the most creative homes around town and meet the homeowners who keep our wacky culture thriving.