Family Friendly in Austin, Texas

Family friendly events in Austin, Texas are an ongoing occurrence. There are always great family friendly places and events to attend!

108.14 Bicycle Film Fest

108.14 Bicycle Film Fest

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin

Festival and bicycles in the same sentence, that’s so Austin. We are a city that is able to put together a festival for anything and this one celebrates several things that make Austin awesome. Tonight at the Bicycle Film Festival they’ll be celebrating bikes through film, art and music. Also, its National Grilled Cheese month

107.14 Visit The St. Edwards Bluebonnets

107.14 Visit The St. Edwards Bluebonnets

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

You better get to taking your annual bluebonnet photo before the season is over. I’d make it a point to try and take some photos this weekend. There are several spots around town that I enjoy but this one is my favorite. The hill is covered with patches of bluebonnets with downtown in the distance. I

Lake Travis SpringFest

Lake Travis SpringFest

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Festivals, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

It’s Spring in Austin, and that means it’s high-time for festivals, cook-offs and movies in the park. The Lake Travis SpringFest is combining a little bit of all these activities we love in one awesome weekend celebration! They’ll kick things off Friday evening with a movie on the lawn featuring Disney’s FROZEN sing-a-long. They’ll also

103.14 Art City Austin

103.14 Art City Austin

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

Austin is a city of the arts. It’s alive with talent, whether in theatre, painting, music, film or anything else that involves using the creative side of your brain. So an entire festival celebrating some of the amazing artistic talent on every corner is something worth talking about, and certainly worth attending. The streets will

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

92.14 Free Cory Morrow Concert at Nutty Brown Café

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

It’s spring in Austin and that means it’s officially the season of free live music. Just yesterday, KGSR announced their 2014 schedule for Unplugged at the Grove, you can see it here:  http://365thingsaustin.com/2014/04/01/unplugged-grove-line-2014/. KOKE FM also has a free concert series Wednesday nights this April at Nutty Brown Café. They are kicking things off with

Unplugged at The Grove Line-Up 2014

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Live Music, Things To Do In Austin

KGSR has released their line up for this season’s Unplugged at The Grove. It’s a pretty great line-up. april 10 WHAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS april 17 DIRTY RIVER BOYS april 24 TBD may 1 CAROLYN WONDERLAND may 8 CHARLIE MARS may 15 THE UNLIKELY CANDIDATES may 22 BOB SCHNEIDER may 29 QUAKER CITY NIGHT HAWKS

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

87.14 Sunset Cinema: Ratatouille

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Outside, Things To Do In Austin

It’s that time of year again! Sunset Super Cinema is back at Whole Foods downtown. Whole Foods has partnered again this year with Alamo Drafthouse and their Rolling Roadshow to bring their giant inflatable screen to the rooftop plaza on Friday nights! Bring a chair, blanket, picnic or snack and watch a movie under the stars.

 81.14 Round Rock Express Fan Fest

81.14 Round Rock Express Fan Fest

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

Opening Day for the Round Rock Express is only 12 days away, and they’re kicking off the celebration early today with their Annual Fan Fest. They have an entire day of activities planned at the ball park. Some of the events include a scavenger hunt, behind-the-scenes tours, The Mustang Owners Club of Austin Car Show,

GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirl Tickets

GIVEAWAY: Texas Rollergirl Tickets

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin

The Texas Rollergirls bouts are one of the most raved about “things to do” in Austin, and for good reason. This Saturday is the second matchup of their 2014 season! Saturday is your chance to come out and see what all the fun is about. This is a very family friendly event, and fans are

74.14 Music By The Slice at Home Slice Pizza

74.14 Music By The Slice at Home Slice Pizza

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

This rainy last Saturday of SX feels like rain on your wedding day. I must admit, motivating myself to get up and go brave the SX lines is not going to be an easy task today. Several people have been asking me what SX by activities are good for kids.  First, I would say avoid

68.14 SXSW Gaming Expo

68.14 SXSW Gaming Expo

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Things To Do In Austin

And it rained and it rained. But that’s not going to stop the SXSW fun. The SXSW Gaming Expo is one of the many events during SXSW that is free and open to the public. This expo presents a hand on gaming experience with product demos presented by the ultimate in gaming, Nintendo. This gaming

Sherwood Forest Faire

Sherwood Forest Faire

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Sponsored, Things To Do In Austin

The ultimate Renaissance Festival, the Sherwood Forest Faire is back for its 5th season. The faire is a journey back in time based on the tales of Robin Hood and his Merry Men. It takes place on a 23-acre village in Lost Pines, and hosts more than 100 shoppes, pubs, restaurants, and stages so you

62.14 'Trailer Food Diaries Cookbook' Signing at BookPeople

62.14 ‘Trailer Food Diaries Cookbook’ Signing at BookPeople

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin

Local author Tiffany Harelik, will be hosting a signing for her new book Trailer Food Diaries Cookbook tonight at BookPeople. Her book examines the local trailer food scene, and allows readers to get to know the chefs responsible for some of these popular trailers. There will be snacks provided by The Flying Carpet, Mister Fruit Cup, The

61.14 Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

61.14 Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Things To Do In Austin

Today Half Price Books is celebrating one of my favorite authors, Dr. Seuss. They will be reading the classics, have kid’s activities and a chance to win a Dr. Seuss gift basket. When: today, March 2nd Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: Half Price Books – Southpark Meadows 9900 S 1-35 Austin, Texas

60.14 Explore UT

60.14 Explore UT

By Kristy Owen | Family Friendly, Free things to do in Austin, Museums, Things To Do In Austin

Today is literally “Explore UT” day. Checking out the UT campus in general was bound to make the list at one point or another given all that it has to offer, including the tower, Texas Memorial Stadium and its various museums. But the Explore UT event is something else entirely. It’s the “the biggest open house