What: Don’t miss the oldest kite festival in the nation, and one of the most anticipated events in Austin each year.
When: March 12th, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Zilker Park
What: The 25th Anniversary season will kick off with an all 1992 series of Movies in the Park! Take your friends and family to a whole new world with a screening of Aladdin.
When: March 9th, 7 p.m. (but feel free to get there early to reserve a spot)
Location: Patterson Park
What: A rundown building? A hidden door? A red light? Things are not always what they seem. Whether you’re just visiting Austin or consider yourself a local, we’re willing to bet that there are some bars you never knew existed. Shhhhh.
When: Wednesday Nights
Location: Downtown Austin
4. BBQ Austin
What: If you live for the smokey stuff, as most of us do in Texas, don’t miss this chance to see and taste some of the best in the state. At BBQ Austin cities from all over Texas send their Champion BBQ Teams to compete in the Invitational Division for the title of “State of Texas BBQ Grand Champion.” Additionally, all teams compete for the title and purse of “BBQ Austin Grand Champion.”
When: March 3rd & March 4th
Location: Travis County Expo Center
What: Get ready to pinch some tails, suck some heads, and enjoy some of Austin’s best craft beer at Independence Brewing Co.
When: March 25th, 1-5:30 p.m.
Location: Independence Brewing Company
What: Dip your toe into SXSW with this fun event— it’s free and open to the public.
When: March 13th, 8 p.m.
Location: The Long Center Terrace
What: A burger brunch with $1 mimosas? Sign us up.
When: March 12th, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: El Sapo
What: Calling all Game of Thrones fans …
When: March 26th, 6-9 p.m.
Location: Hops & Grain
What: Austin’s most infamous St. Patrick’s Day party is back and better than ever with a day-long festival! On Friday, March 17, hundreds of green-clad, day-drinking warriors will flock to Fadó Irish Pub.
When: March 17th, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Fadó Irish Pub
What: South By San José returns to the Hotel San José and Jo’s parking lot with live music, local vendors, and good times. Music starts at noon each day, and the party is always and forever free to attend.
When: March 15th – March 19th
Location: Hotel San José