We’ve searched high and low and put together a running list of things going on in Austin throughout March. Check back periodically for new additions!
Every Monday at TLC Austin from 3–6 p.m., they have a special $6 happy hour menu. Pick from bites like 1/2 pound mussels, 1/2 dozen Gulf oysters, hush puppies, and fried pickles. Their signature spicy margs and house red and white wine are also priced at $6.
Tuesdays at 7 p.m. head to Last Stand Brewery’s South Congress Taproom for Trivia Tuesday! It runs anywhere from 60–90 minutes and prizes are awarded to the winners!
From 8 p.m. through midnight enjoy tiki inspired drinks, and exotic records spun by Tropicana Joe. Plus their reverse happy hour starts at 9 with half price pitchers, $5 burgers, and $2 off pizza.
Tuesday Nights are Comedy Night at Baker Street Pub starting at 8 p.m. Come on down every Tuesday for a night of free laughs as they bring in some of the best comedians around for the Sherlock Showcase.
Every Wednesday from. 5 – 8 p.m. enjoy Barr Mansion’s spacious grounds with pizza, live music, a bar, s’mores, and more during their Public Picnic days. There are special upgrades to add on if you wish like VIP lounging areas, sparklers, flowers, and more. Reservations are required.
Lone Star Court’s Southern-inspired eatery, The Water Trough, will offer craft beer specials and doggy treats every Thursday from 5-7 p.m. throughout March and April. As an added bonus, 20% of all Barks & Brews sales will be donated to Austin Humane Society, the largest no-kill, non-profit pet and adoption center in the city.
Saturday mornings revitalize your mind, body, and soul poolside at Austin Proper with Liz Davis. Her intuitive 60-minute practice is designed to bring students back to their center— guiding them to a deeper level of physical and emotional awareness. The class is $25 and starts at 10 a.m.
Expand your palate, explore standout selections, and learn about wine virtually with House Wine’s Sommelier, Blake, and Industry experts as they share their extensive knowledge. Taste 4 different wines, enjoy a cheese plate, learn lots and have a great time!
Every Sunday at noon, Oakwood BBQ hosts a crawfish boil with live music from The Larry Harris band from 1–4 p.m. The boil is dog friendly.
Join Last Stand for Sunday vibes and an all-levels yoga class in the spacious, open warehouse connected to the Last Stand taproom on SoCo! Hang out after class with an included beverage all while supporting a local nonprofit. Class is $15, includes a free beer, soda, or coffee and starts at at 10 a.m.
Each year, DiversityX Job Fairs help thousands of Job Seekers find their next career move. Past employers in Austin have included Apple, JPMorgan Chase, and Amazon. You will meet and interview with employers via text from your desktop or laptop browser. The virtual career fair runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Shakey Graves Day and Roll The Bones, Shakey Graves presents three livestream shows beginning Tuesday, February 9th. Join us for music, conversation, and a special project announcement. Tickets are $20.
Celebrate National Women’s Day with a wine tasting class led by Charity Sadoy, Il Brutto’s general manager and WSET level 3 sommelier. She’ll walk you through some of her favorite bottles from the fast-growing sector of women-led wineries + producers, while sharing her knowledge on tasting and pairing techniques. Tickets are $65/person, and include cheese, bites, wine tasting + education, and 20% off your favorite bottles to take home.
Doc’s lineup is stacked with some classics starting with Indiana Jones Raiders Of The Lost Ark at 7 p.m. followed by Jurassic Park at 7:30 and ending with Pulp Fiction at 9:45. Car slots start at $12.
Empire is hosting socially distanced Movie Nights in their outdoor space featuring some of their favorite films, tonight being Dazed And Confused. The First 30 people in the door will receive a complimentary Grey Goose cocktail. RSVP for free admission.
In conjunction with the exhibit Not Alone: Working Together in the Fight Against Human Trafficking join The Bullock Museum for a workshop with representatives from Love146, an organization dedicated to ending child trafficking and exploitation. The workshop will provide an introduction on the reality of human trafficking and give attendees some tools they can take with them to safeguard their communities. Takes place online from 6–7 p.m. with a Q&A following until 7:30. The workshop is free to the public.
Come join the Community Cinema in a safe, socially distanced setting at Community First! Village. They’ll be partnering with P. Terry’s to provide combo meals for Drive-In guests. Combo meals include your choice of burger with fries and will only be available for pre-order. Their concessions stand with popcorn, candy, and drinks will be open before the movie begins
Ground Floor is back at Hotel Vegas on March 12th! One of Austin’s longest running stand up comedy showcases, Ground Floor is dedicated to bringing only the best in Austin comedy. Hosted by Taylor Dowdy in the patio of Hotel Vegas and the Volstead, this show is a great free way to spend your Friday night!
Dreamland Dripping Springs is partnering with musicians and organizations to put on the event of a lifetime: The Texas Strong Relief Concert! On Saturday, March 13th, Dreamland will host the outdoor event from 3–10 p.m. on our turf lawn with Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis headlining. With this event, Dreamland is giving back to the community of Texas to aid the recovery from the winter weather.
Taking place from noon to 6 p.m., Kinda Tropical is hosting their Spring Market featuring tons of local vendors selling clothing, jewelry, and accessories! They’re also serving brunch until 4 p.m.
Celebrate the beginning days of Spring at the Neill-Cochran House Museum during their opening reception for their newest exhibit- Hope For Spring. Neill-Cochran House Museum is displaying a collection of local art inspired by the bluebonnet. The reception is free and starts at 5:30 p.m.
Inspired by Austin Proper’s Reset Retreat weekend programming coming up April 16th – 18th, Meg Sylvester will lead a healing session with soothing sounds of singing crystal bowls and chimes. Immerse yourself this spring’s series of classes in a serene candlelit setting that will leave you with a feeling of purpose and joy. Yoga mats, blankets, and Richard’s Rainwater will be provided. Stay afterward for complimentary beverages!
Head to Oilcan Harry’s and join them along with the sexy and sassy Tatiana Cholula for a socially responsible, physically distanced, mask required, but insanely fun and funny Sunday Funday with everyone’s favorite Mexican card game!
There are few things that inspire happiness quite like cheese and chocolate, and Antonelli’s is bringing you the best of both with their guided virtual tasting. Each plate includes seven cheeses and seven chocolates. The tasting is $50, and contactless delivery and curbside pickup are available.
For obvious reason, SXSW is taking things virtual this year. Find the full run down and schedule here.
Find our full list of St. Patty’s Day specials and celebrations here!
atxGALS and The Cathedral are celebrating local art and music with Springfest, a three-day, intimate and COVID-conscious event during the week of SXSW. The event will provide a safe way for Austinites to celebrate and support local women owned businesses, women artists and musicians. Thursday, March 18th, enjoy performances by Christelle Bofale and Jordan Young from 7–10 p.m.
Head to Empire at at 7:00 p.m. to catch Kash’d Out and Tropidelic. Tables start at $60. By purchasing a table at one of Empire’s events, you are not only getting access to a great live show, you are providing work for musicians, bar staff, venue staff, and the community.
Tonight at Springfest enjoy performances from Keith Sanders and Sir Woman from 7–10 p.m. Shop local art and enjoy incredible live music with an open bar provided by Austin Eastciders, Dulce Vida Tequila, Topo Chico, Waterloo Sparkling Water, and other local partners in a safe, stunning setting.
Disco Nap and Star Force invites you to explore the cosmos with them at Space Disco from 9 p.m.–2 a.m. This event will lift you and elevate you to higher dimensions. The first hour is brought to you by ATX Rave Babes. This hour is dedicated to empowering women and an amazing rave clothing swap. Have some old threads you want to pass along? Bring them and let’s get swapping!
Head to Last Stand Brewing’s South Congress Taproom for the next two weekends for their very own crawfish boil! Taking place March 20th, 21st, 27th, and 28th, Last Stand’s boil will feature all the crawfish boil classics! It kicks off at 3 p.m. and continues ’til they run out. If you want to make sure you get a pile, preordering is encouraged.
AG Rugby is kicking off their 2021 Season with post-match entertainment featuring Grammy Award-winning artist DJ Paul Oakenfold! Come out and join AG as they take on the Utah Warriors at Bold Stadium at Circuit of the Americas. Pre-match plaza activities will begin at 5:00pm, with kickoff following at 7:00 p.m. Tickets go on sale here.
For the last day of The Cathedral’s Springfest enjoy a daytime panel of local women on side hustles, balance and community from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Later in the evening catch performances from Keelan Donovan and Nané from 5–7 p.m. followed by the finale performances from Drew Davis and Tameca Jones from 8–10 p.m.
The Round Rock Express, in partnership with 98.1 KVET and KASE 101, are excited to announce that country music artist Cody Johnson will headline a live concert at Dell Diamond on Saturday, March 20. Gates are scheduled to open at 6:00 p.m. with music beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Get outside and get moving with Regymen Fitness for a free HIIT style workout session at the Arboretum. Class starts at 9:30 a.m. on the lawn, down the stairs from Amy’s Ice Cream. Please bring a towel, workout mat, and water.
In celebration of the first day of spring, Delysia Chocolatier is hosting a special chocolate tasting that captures the aromatic delight of spring through beautiful floral flavors. Indulge virtually in four chocolate truffles from a set menu personally curated by our Owner and Chocolatier, Chef Nicole Patel. Tasting starts at $24.95.
Check out The Cavalier for a classic crawfish boil! It takes place from 3 – 6 pm with free parking! Southern comfort in East Austin with serious patio vibes.
During Antonelli’s Virtual Soft Cheese tasting you’ll find out how the cheesemaking and affinage process affect flavor, and what makes one distinguishable from the next. You’ll explore seven different cheeses, made from a variety of milk types and sourced from across the globe. Tickets and supplies are $45.
Join The Long Center for their eighth episode of Good Vibes Only on March 24th featuring the piano-driven jazz and soul ensemble Datura. Stream it here.
Learn how to stab your stress away in this hour and a half intro to embroidery workshop with Badass Cross Stitch! You will learn about all of the materials and how to use them, how to get set up, designing your piece, how to work with patterns, and backstitch to start. You will be a pro stitcher in no time. Class is $20 and runs from 5–7 p.m.
Blue Owl is excited to participate in the Liquid Bake Sale to support the Texas Craft Brewers Guild. Join Blue Owl for the release of Little Gose – Sour Peach Cobbler. Showcasing Texas-grown base malt and brewed with vanilla, peaches, cinnamon, milk sugar, and salt. Available for on-site sips, growler fills and 12 oz. cans to-go.
Hotel Free TV is a DIY life support machine for the local music scene, created to plug the hole in our hearts where live music used to be. It’s a safe space for free expression, where the creative community can share, discover and collaborate. Stream performances here.
Join Swift Fit Events at Boggy Creek Farm for a movement practice rooted in feeling your way into your bodies and nurturing strength and space through twisting, side bending and standing strong. Follow up with fresh air and exploration of the beautiful Boggy Creek farm and nourish your soul with fresh, organic veggies. Class starts at noon and is $25.
Join Barr Mansion for a six course, organic food tasing with spirits and wine pairings.
It’s $100 per person and begins at 5 p.m. You’ll be able to enjoy a beautiful evening in their Farmstead while tasting delicious organic food prepared by their new executive chef, Nicholas Manobianco. To reserve your spot or any additional questions, please contact Event@Barrmansion.com.
Join the Community Cinema in a safe, socially distanced setting at Community First! Village for their showing of Dirty Dancing. They will be partnering with Antonelli’s Cheese Shop for some delicious Cheese & Charcuterie movie treats (pre-order Antonelli’s when purchasing your tickets). Their concessions stand with popcorn, candy, and drinks will be open before the movie begins.
Head to Last Stand Brewing’s South Congress Taproom this weekend for their very own crawfish boil! It takes place the 27th and 28th, and will feature all the crawfish boil classics! It kicks off at 3 p.m. and continues ’til they run out. If you want to make sure you get a pile, preordering is encouraged.
In accordance with local health and safety guidelines, the 2021 ABC Kite Fest will return March 27 and 28 as a city-wide celebration of Austin’s parks in partnership with Austin Parks Foundation at Zilker Park. All participating kite fliers are encouraged to share photos and videos of their kite-flying experience with the ABC Kite Fest by tagging the festival on Instagram and Facebook.
Are you ready to laugh with one of the funniest guys out of Hollywood? Then you don’t want to miss Adam Ray live in Austin at Vulcan Gas Co. This guy is one of the most animated people in the world. He’s been all over the world touring doing stand up. Now, he is coming to Austin. Show starts at 8 p.m.
Anyone who has ever heard Samantha Fish knows that she has earned a place in the top rank of contemporary blues guitarists and that her voice can wring the soul out of a ballad and belt out a rocker with roof-shaking force. See her perform at Paramount Theater starting at 8 p.m. Doors at 7 p.m., and tickets start at $40.
During the second part of this Sunday Sound Bath Series, you’ll immerse yourself in a serene candlelit setting that will leave you with a feeling of purpose and joy. Meg Sylvester will lead a healing session with soothing sounds of singing crystal bowls and chimes. Tickets are $30 and include a complementary drink afterwards.
On this full moon, cultivate healing, peace and power through live music, mantras and meditation. Join Tej Arvind, Ray Withers, and Amrit Dev as they transform and heal with the gong, guitar, ukulele and drums—reveal the power of sound and gain cosmic clarity on this auspicious evening!
Head to Celis Brewery for some of the best vegan comfort food in Austin. This special plant-based menu will be posted that morning.
Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, two time Grammy-nominated Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock genre and brought it into the mainstream. Catch him at Moody Theater at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are sold in sets and start at $125.
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