Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle | Top March 2018 Events

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 10 March Events



Zilker Park Kite Festival
2100 Barton Springs Rd | Zilker Park
March 4, 2018 from 10:00 am – 5 pm

The ABC Kite Festival is celebrating its 89th anniversary as one of Ausin’s most beloved family-friendly traditions. The event includes the traditional kite flying contest, kite showcase, fun fun, and the MossFest children’s music concert at Zilker Park. It’s a full day of activities here to help us “soar into spring.” This annual festival was initially designed to foster creativity in children and it now has become the country’s longest funning festival of its kind. All of the proceeds from the ABC Kite Fest, go toward Communities in Schools of Central Texas and the Moss Pieratt Foundation. Come be a part of a favorite Austin tradition, get some fresh air, and enjoy some quality time with friends and family.




Various Locations Throughout Austin
March 9 – 18, 2018

Come celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, music, comedy and gaming industries at South By Southwest 2018. The week long event features various showcases, screenings, exhibitions and networking opportunities: it’s known as the essential destination for global professionals. Beginning with a desire to bring the world of music, art and ideas to Austin, a small group’s dreams came true in 1987 when SXSW was born. The event brought a life of its own to Austin and was deemed as an immediate success. Although SXSW has evolved throughout the years, the festival still carries its traditional purpose of helping others meet their creative goals and fostering creativity. Attending SXSW is an adventure in itself that offers everyone an opportunity for unparalleled discovery, networking and inspiration. Go out and enjoy one of the world’s most diverse, collaborative and inventive communities.


Rodeo Austin
Travis County Expo Center
March 10 – 24, 2018

In 1938, Rodeo Austin began with an idea to preserve western heritage and a stock show of 16 animals. Today, the rodeo is one of Austin’s premier events, featuring daily concerts, a top 10 ProRodeo, a world class livestock show and more.

The event prides itself on offering the Live Music Capital of the World a concert series with something for everyone to enjoy. The fifteen day fair and rodeo hosts over 100 live music performances ranging in genres from Texas country to punk rock. Tickets for the fairgrounds, rodeo, concert events, bbq and carnival can be found on the Rodeo Austin website.



Heart of Texas Rock Fest
7th & Neches
March 15 – 18, 2018

The Heart of Texas RockFest event features the best unsigned talent from Austin and its surrounding southwest region, as well as indie artists from across America. Strategically scheduled with the dates of SXSW to boast on these yet-to-be known artists, this rock festival provides the entertainment professionals and music industry’s executives at SXSW an opportunity to experience cutting edge, undiscovered bands and artists. Every year a new star has been born!




St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Pioneer Farms
March 17th, 2018 from 12am – 7pm

Come to Pioneer Farms to experience Austin’s most authentic display of Irish culture and pride. The 17th annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival will feature an authentic menu of Irish food and drink, a schedule of festive international and local entertainment, no leprechauns and no green beer – only the finest Irish beer imports in the color that the Irish intended them to be!

The project is put on by the Celtic Cultural Center of Texas, the City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Austin Celtic Association and Guide Star Exchange. Their investment in the Arts is an investment in Austin’s future. This year, be sure to bring out the whole family for a St. Paddy’s day filled with tradition and fun!



WGC — Dell Technologies Match Play
Austin Country Club
March 21 – 25, 2018

The 2018 World Golf Championships (WGC)- Dell Technologies Match Play is coming to the Austin Country Club and being brought with it is 2015’s WGC champion, Rory Mcilroy. With this tournament being one of four WGC events, attendance of all the top 64 players is nearly always a guarantee. Last October, Dell Technologies Match Play raised over $1.1 million for Austin-based charities. Since the tournament’s inception, it has generated more then $17 million in total for charities. Tickets include weekly ground badges that grant access to the Austin Country Club grounds and all public venues, fan activation zones and bleachers. These purchased on their website, where upgrade options are also available.



Zilker Garden Festival
2220 Barton Springs Rd
March 24 – 25, 2018

The Zilker Garden Festival is a one-stop garden shopping destination located within the Zilker Botanical Garden. This garden features various themed garden all interconnected by streams, waterfalls and koi-filled ponds. At this family-friendly event, vendors sell a variety of plants, garden-themed arts & crafts, ceramic pottery, custom jewelry, handmade clothing, herbal products, garden hats and more. In the Garden Center, there will be a Flower Show sporting floral designs and horticulture.




Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays
Mike A. Myers Stadium
March 28 – 31, 2018

Come out for the 91st annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Built by The Home Depot. This event is the second largest track & field meet in the United States, and features athletes from high school, collegiate and professional ranks. The collegiate multi-events will kickoff the Texas Relays, which will be televised live by the Longhorn Network.Last year, the event had 1,019 teams with 7,740 athletes participating from 17 different countries and attendees got to witness 14 meet records being broken. Bring out your family and friends for some good fun and heated competition. Who knows, maybe this year you can witness a record being broken!



Austin Urban Music Festivals
Auditorium Shores

March 30 – 31, 2018

The year of 2018 marks Austin’s 13th annual Urban Music Festival (UMF). Striving to reach Urban music lovers from all over, the UMF has been known to proudly play a significant role in its local community. The event will include performances by En Vogue, Vivian Green, Althea Rene, Kyle Turner, Michael Ward, Johnny Gill, Dave Hollister and ZAPP. The after party will then feature old and new Hip-Hop and R&B performances by DJ Donte and DJ Willtothe, as well as offering food and drink specials. Tickets can be purchased on the Urban Music Fest website. All are welcomed to join for a weekend filled with great entertainment, Urban music and family-friendly fun!



Fashion X Austin | Austin Fashion Week
Various Locations Throughout Austin
March 29 — April 4th, 2018

Come out for the 91st annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Built by The Home Depot. This event is the second largest track & field meet in the United States, and features athletes from high school, collegiate and professional ranks. The collegiate multi-events will kickoff the Texas Relays, which will be televised live by the Longhorn Network.Last year, the event had 1,019 teams with 7,740 athletes participating from 17 different countries and attendees got to witness 14 meet records being broken. Bring out your family and friends for some good fun and heated competition. Who knows, maybe this year you can witness a record being broken!



Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle | Top February 2018 Events

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top 10 February Events



Walk The Moon at ACL Live
ACL LIVE, 310 W 2nd St, Austin, Texas 78701
February 1st, 2018

Ohio’s WALK THE MOON has been captivating audiences with their energetic, live performances for the past decade. The band first made a name for themselves by touring in support of their self-titled debut, featuring the indie classic “Anna Sun.” The alt-rock-pop quartet were catapulted into the spotlight when 2014’s “Shut Up and Dance” became a multi-platinum global smash, crossing sonic barriers to top three different Billboard charts.After two years of performing countless sold out shows in 25 countries across five continents, the band returned to the studio to craft their third major label release, 2017’s What If Nothing. The new album shows the band taking a daring step forward, both musically and lyrically, while simultaneously being their most epic and vulnerable.



Rodeo Austin 2018

Rodeo Austin Gala: Featuring Randy Houser
Palmer Events Center
February 3, 2018 at 6PM

The Rodeo Austin Gala is one of Austin’s largest black tie affairs! The evening kicks off with a complimentary cocktail hour, which guests can enjoy while perusing the silent auction that continues well into the evening – the mobile bidding platform makes for an easy, fast and fun auction. Guests will also enjoy a gourmet dinner while being treated to live music entertainment. The one-of-a-kind live auction takes place, shortly after the opening performance by Ronnie Milsap, and includes exclusive packages ranging from African safaris to limited edition Winchester rifles. The evening will conclude with a chart-topping, boot-stomping headlining act by Randy Houser that is sure to bring the house down. A purchase of a Rodeo Austin Gala table is not only a great way to entertain clients, guests, friends, or family – it also helps Rodeo AustinGala support Texas youth through scholarship and other award giving.



Yoga in the Garden
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
Every Wednesday & Friday from 10 am – 11:30 am ; Every Saturday from 12 pm – 1:15 pm

Come experience yoga in the Garden: classes are $10 for members & $15 for non-members. Each class will feature Hatha style yoga led by instructor Brigitte Edery. As weather permits, classes will be the held outdoors; otherwise, they will be held in the Crenshaw Learning Center.All levels of experience are welcome and there’s no registration required. All you have to do is bring your own mat and prepare for an experience for your senses!




School of Rock:The Musical
Bass Concert Hall
February 13-15, 2018

Based on the hit film School of Rock, this musical will feature 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs and a kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher, turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping rock band!




Patio Wine Tasting
It’s Italian Cucina
Every Thursday 5 – 7 pm

Come out every Thursday to enjoy the wine, food and friends at It’s Italian Cucina. The wine is provided from award winning wine lists that have been hand-picked by wine location specialists. Experience a place where culture, quality and atmosphere merge together as one – all you must do is bring the fun!





Cirque Du Soleil Crystal
Cedar Park Center
February 14-18, 2018

The world famous and critically acclaimed show, Cirque du Soleil presents to you its first ice skating experience! World-Class ice skaters and acrobats will take you to an exhilarating tale of self-discovery with carves electrifying moments and breathtaking artistry. This unique show will create an unforgettable moment!





Austin Music Awards 2018
ACL Live

February 18th, 2018

Austin Music Awards has honored Austin’s local music community and recognized the best Austin artists, bands and industry masterminds for 36 years. This event recognizes Austin’s outstanding live music achievements from the previous year. The AMA has presented numerous genres of music from Texas, including rock, country, blues, Latino, folk, punk, pop, world, and classical which have forged Austin’s international music reputation.




Austin Marathon & Half Marathon
Downtown Austin
February 18th, 2018

The 27th Anniversary of The Austin Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K is a weekend-long event with over 75,000 visitors and 17,000 runners. Runners will experience Austin at its best by running along iconic landmarks such as UT Tower, The I Love You Mural and Lady Bird Lake. At the finish line, the runners will be greeted by cheering crowds in front of the Texas State Capitol on historic Congress Ave.




Dancing with the Stars Live
Bass Concert Hall
February 21st, 2018

TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America in Dancing with the Stars: Live! Fans have the opportunity to see the best ballroom dancers perform live in the all-new production.






Austin Oyster Festival
The Lawn at Seaholm

February 24, 2018

The executive chef of Eddie V’s will prepare oysters in nearly every way imaginable such as on the half shell, grilled, roasted, fried, in gumbo and more! There will be a bloody mary bar with Deep Eddy featuring specialty cocktails, premium wines, and beers! While enjoying the delicious oysters, there will be live music and prizes!





Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle | Top January 2018 Events

Live the Lifestyle, Love the Lifestyle
Top January 2018 Events



Print Austin
Various Locations
Now until February 15, 2018

PrintAustin educates the public about printmaking by showcasing internationally acclaimed print collections at the university level. The festival offers in-house artist talks and educational printmaking workshops!







Polar Bear Splash 2018
Barton Springs Pool January 1st, 2018
9:00 am to 2:30 pm

The Polar Bear Splash is held annually on New Year’s Day at Barton Springs Pool. At the event, group costumes and plunges into the inviting 68 degree water are highly encouraged. T-shirts will be for sale and free coffee and donuts will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. So, bring out your friends and family to swim, shiver and plunge into the new year! Also when posting your plunge photo, remember to include #atxpolarbearsplash2018 in your caption.






Children’s Book Fair
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
January 6th, 2018 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Wildflower Center will host the 2018 Austin’s Children Book Fair. Come out to enjoy story time with your favorite characters and children authors, or to discover great books to take home! Book donations will also be accepted at the event, and collected throughout the weekend, for the Recycled Reads Program at the Austin Public Library.







Finding Neverland
Bass Concert Hall
January 16st, 2018 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Bring your family and friends to see the musical Finding Neverland, “a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” The critically acclaimed musical is directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus who tells the most incredible story of the most magical and fun character; Peter Pan!







Grand Opening of Teji’s Indian Restaurant & Bar
616 E 6 ST.
January 19th, 2018

Teji’s Indian Restaurant & Bar is opening their 3rd location on 6th St. This restaurant offers healthy, delicious food that will add a little spice to any palate. This cuisine is distinguished by its various dressing, herbs and spices used in every dish. Enjoy $3 off any purchase starting at 6pm!







City Wide Garage Sale
Palmer Events Center
January 20-21st, 2018

Keeping Austin Vintage Since 1977. A secret resource for Interior Designers, Set Designers and Lovers of everything Vintage! You may participate if you are selling second hand, antique or used merchandise — new items are not allowed.








3M Half Marathon
Central Austin Hunt Trail & Great Northern Blvd
January 21th, 2018


The 3M Half Marathon draws runners from across the country who have come to see what Austin is all about – iconic sites, the delicious food, and the vast community that brings out the best in people. At the finish line along Congress, there will be music, awesome food trucks, and a medal for participating in the race!





Tribeza Interiors Tour 2018
Various Austin Locations
January 21st, 2018

A self-guided, self-paced tour showcasing the unique home design of Austin-based decorators and designers, including: Andrea Giles of Andrea Leigh Interiors, Christen Ales Interior Design, Erin Williamson, HOTELette by Allison Crawford Design, Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects + Melanie Clapp, John Allison of NEST Modern, Katie Kime, Kimberly Renner of The Renner Project, Merrilee McGehee Interior Design and Robin Colton Studio. It’s sure to be a fantastic day!






Harlem Globetrotters World Tour
Frank Erwin Center
Now through Jan 26. 2018 

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are preparing for their action-packed 2018 World Tour against the Washington Generals! If you love basketball or action, then you’ll love this action-packed game with star-studded players who have amazing skills! They are so good that they broke the world record for highest upwards basketball shot! This is a great event to bring your family and friends to.







15th Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival
Palmer Events Center
January 27 – 29, 2018 


The 15th Annual Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival hosts artists of all kinds from all over the world to showcase their passion in multiple forms and media!