Events




photo courtesy of Rachel Murray

Sports and Outdoors 

March 5

Pandora’s Box of Rox

Reveille Peak Ranch
Start and finish this 50 mile/Marathon/Half-Marathon/10K race next to the lake in the pavilion complete with a swimming pool touching the edge of the finishing chute. A perfect race to truly challenge yourself and spend time with new friends and old.
tejastrails.com

March 6

Run for a Purpose 5K and KidsK

Lakeway Swim Center
This out and back, run/walk, chip-timed event has something for the whole family while taking part in the fight against lung cancer. Raffle prizes, T-shirts, pre/post race snacks, and trophies/medals for the top finishers, and KidsK participants all get a medal upon completion. 
runforapurpose.com

March 12

Whole Lotta Yoga 2.0

Whole Foods Market Plaza
Join Austin Fit and ONNIT as they present a day filled with community yoga classes, food, drink and apparel vendors, as well as music and henna tattoos! This round is even bigger and better than the last time, so you won’t want to miss it. Benefitting the Flatwater Foundation.
wholelottayoga.com

March 19

ShamRockin’ 5K

Camp Mabry
Rock the green for the troops and come out in your best festive four-leaf clover wear and join the military personnel in a festive run through Camp Mabry. iHeart Radio will be on the scene with a live DJ entertainment, plus plenty of food and drinks.
shamrockin5k.com

March 23-27

World Golf Championships – Dell Match Play

Austin Country Club
The International Federation of PGA Tours announced a four-year agreement with Austin Country Club to serve as host venue for the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play, beginning this year. The WGC-Dell Match Play is one of the annual World Golf Championships, a match play knockout event.
worldgolfchampionships.com/dell-match-play.html

March 30-April 2 

Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays 

Mike A. Myers Stadium
The premier track & field event brings together the best high school, college and professional athletes from Texas, the U.S. and the world. 
texassports.com

April 3

8th Annual Autism Bike Ride and Fun Run

Austin
On behalf of the Autism Society of Central Texas, we are looking to recruit volunteers for this event that provides for families impacted by autism. 
austinautismsociety.org/get-involved/bike-ride/

Food and Drinks

March 5

Big Hair Country Fair

Austin
Creative Action presents an all-you-can-eat comfort food experience in the beautiful Hotel Ella with a flowing open bar. Take a stroll through our row of carnival games presented by Creative Action staff, featuring panning for gold, a hooch toss, fortune tellers, and many more surprises. You’ll enjoy Deep Eddy Vodka signature cocktails, complimentary hairstyles, blackjack tables, mechanical bull rides, Western photo booths, and live music!
bighaircountryfair.org

March 17

St. Patrick's Day Festival

Various Locations
A family friendly St. Patrick's Day where families can come out and enjoy the culture of Ireland including music, dance and language.
stpatricksdayaustin.com

March 20

Texas Wine Series 

Flat Creek Estate
Experience a walk/run event that benefits A World For Children and provides tasty treats and wine! Enjoy the picturesque setting and receive a race sack and quality tech tee, as well as great memories, at the end.
carreraraces.com

Arts

March 11-20

SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Conference and Festival

Various Locations
Austin Convention Center and more than 50 venues host noted filmmakers, musicians and multimedia artists from around the world as they converge to showcase music, film and interactive media during this internationally recognized event.
sxsw.com

March 21-22

Shen Yun 2016

Austin
Shen Yun invites you to experience the divine culture of the Middle Kingdom. Shen Yun brings the profound spirit of this lost civilization to life on stage with unrivaled artistic mastery. Every dance movement, every musical note, makes this a stunning visual and emotional experience you won’t find anywhere else.
https://shenyunperformingarts.org/austin

March 25-27

Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay Resort

Horseshoe Bay Resort
More than 20 hot-air balloons from across America will converge at the fourth annual Balloons over Horseshoe Bay Resort. This year's festival will feature tethered balloon rides, local live music and the annual evening balloon glow.
balloonsoverhsbresort.com

March 26

Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage – The Live Symphony Experience

Long Center for the Performing Arts
Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage brings five decades of Star Trek to concert halls for the first time in this galaxy or any other. This lavish production includes an impressive live symphony orchestra and international solo instruments. People of all ages and backgrounds will experience the franchise’s groundbreaking and wildly popular musical achievements while the most iconic Star Trek film and TV footage is simultaneously beamed in high definition to a 40-foot-wide screen.
thelongcenter.org/event/star-trek-ultimate-voyage/

Lifestyle 

March 4-6 

Pirelli World Challenge

Circuit of The Americas
Street Regal: North America's Top Production-Based Racing Series.
circuitoftheamericas.com

March 5

Modern Home Tour Austin

Austin
Founded by Krisstina Wise of GoodLife Realty, the Austin Modern Home Tour has in just a few short years become one of the premier events on the Austin calendar. In conjunction with production partners Modern Home Tours, LLC, the Austin Modern Home Tour has grown to showcase 12 spectacular examples of modern design, construction and decor throughout Austin’s premier neighborhoods. 
modernhometouraustin.com/

March 6

Zilker Park Kite Festival

Zilker Park
The nation's oldest kite festival features hundreds of kites in the air and is free to attend for people of all ages; complete with kite flying contests, food, games and more.
abckitefestival.com

March 12-26

Rodeo Austin

Travis County Expo Center
Over the years, Rodeo Austin has grown from a show featuring 16 animals into one of Austin's premier events, featuring Pro rodeo events, daily concerts, livestock show and more. 
rodeoaustin.com

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