As spring begins to blossom in Austin, our city comes alive with a symphony of events that paint the town with color, music, and a contagious sense of community. In this blog, we're not only unveiling an exciting calendar of events this spring; we're tapping into the heartbeat of ATX culture. With a continued pulse on community, let Moreland be your guide to events and neighborhoods in Austin this spring.
Black History Month
As February unfolds, we embrace Black History Month, a time to honor the profound impact of Black leaders and trailblazers. One powerful way to celebrate is by supporting Black-owned businesses. Check out our latest blog here to discover black-owned shops, businesses and restaurants you should know about and celebrate this month in Austin.
Go Red for Women
February is also a time to celebrate women and raise awareness in support of women’s heart heath and cardiovascular disease. National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 2nd, so don’t forget to mark your calendars and Go Red for Women. Visit here to gear up, discover resources and learn more about what you can do to save lives this year.
Super Bowl LVII
It’s that time of year again this February 11th – for some it’s the biggest football event of the year, and others, the best commercial breaks of the season. Hosted at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, watch the AFC and NFC 2024 NFL Champions go head-to-head for the chance to be named the Super Bowl LVII winner. See here to discover Super Bowl watch parties around the city.
It’s not February without Valentine’s Day, and the city of Austin is the perfect place to embrace your inner romantic. From charming dinner spots to unique experiences for couples and loved ones alike, make this Valentine’s Day a memorable celebration of love and connection. Find inspiration for wherever your plans may take you here.
Texas Special Olympics Winter Games
The Texas Special Olympics is hosting their 3rd annual Winter Games in Lakeway and Bee Caves this year! Featured events include Powerlifting, Volleyball, Golf, Floorball and FUNdamental Sports. Visit here to download and save the event schedule and map so you don’t miss anything.
2024 Ascension Seton Austin Marathon
Since 1992, Austinites and runners alike have teamed up to host what is now considered one of the largest marathons in the country. With a scenic course through the city, runners get to experience the best of Austin’s rolling hills, cityscape, and atmosphere this February 18, 2024. Learn more about the marathon and plan your race weekend ahead of time with more information here.
A Night with the Austin Symphony Orchestra
Members of the Austin Symphony Orchestra are teaming up with talented students from Lake Travis High School on one stage March 3, 2024 in Lakeway. Held at Lake Travis Performing Arts Center, this 4th annual event starts at 4pm. Visit here to purchase tickets and learn more information on participating parties.
Get ready for another whirlwind week of innovation, music, film and more with Austin’s 2024 South by Southwest Music Festival March 8 – 16, 2024. To stay in the loop and navigate the plethora of events, check out the official SXSW website here. Whether you're into tech, film premieres, or discovering the next big musical act, SXSW is where the cutting edge meets creativity.
St. Patrick’s Day
Sláinte, Austin! Whether you’re on the hunt for good luck or are just looking for a green beer – we’ve got you covered. From bar crawls to family friendly events, musical performances and more, celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Austin way this year. Visit here to discover all things green on March 17, 2024.
Dust off your boots and grab your cowboy hat—Rodeo Austin is on the horizon! Saddle up for a thrilling ride of rodeo action, live music, and family fun March 8 – 23, 2024. It's time to embrace the Western spirit and experience the excitement of one of Austin's most iconic traditions! Find more information on happenings, performances, programs and volunteer opportunities for this season’s event here.
Wildflower Spring Market
Texas Market Guide is hosting a two-day shopping event in Dripping Springs hosting vendors from around the state! March 23-24, 2024 join locals and more at Dripping Springs Ranch Park & Event Center to shop clothes, jewelry, candles, garden décor and so much more. Admission to the event is $5-6 with nonperishable food donations to Helping Hands. For more information visit here, and shop ‘til you drop!
CMT Music Awards
Country’s biggest night in music is back and is coming to the great city of Austin. Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown, catch the 58th annual CMT Music Awards this year in person at our very own Moody Center on TV in the comfort of your home on Sunday, April 7, 2023. Learn more here.
Great American Eclipse
If you haven’t already marked your calendar for this rare spectacle total eclipse event, you need to. On April 8, 2024 in the early afternoon, prepare for total darkness as the moon eclipses the sun. Austin and the surrounding Hill Country are prime viewing locations in the direct path of the eclipse, so make sure you’re prepared and learn more information on how to view the eclipse in ATX here.
ABC Kite Festival
Soar into spring with one of Austin’s longest-running traditions this April 14th at Zilker Park. The ABC Kite Fest is one of Austin’s most beloved, family-friendly traditions with day-long activities for all ages, including the traditional kite flying contest and showcase, a fun run and MossFest, a children’s music concert. Enjoy this free, all-day event filled with kite making, flying and gazing. Visit here for more information.
Easter in ATX
If nothing else screams springtime, it’s Easter season. Hop into all things Easter in Austin, Texas to discover brunch spots, egg hunts and other events around the city. No matter how you celebrate, visit here for a local guide to the perfect Easter weekend plans this year.
Founders Day Festival
Dripping Springs’ annual Founders Day Festival – the biggest community event of the year - will be celebrated April 26-28, 2024. The three-day celebration begins with a Grand Parade and is a culmination of community spirit, involvement and recreation. Hosted by the City of Dripping Springs and the Foundrs Day Commission, this once-a-year event is not one you want to miss! Find hours, details and FAQs here.
Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival
If you didn’t know, Sixth Street – previously known as Pecan Street – transforms once a year into a lively street fair featuring musicians, food vendors, artists and craftsman alike. This free, family friendly event is the oldest and largest art festival in Central Texas, and you don’t want to miss it. Mark your calendars for May 4th & 5th, 2023 and learn more about when, where and what’s happening here.
Star Wars Movie Night
Lakeway Parks & Recreation is hosting the Star Wars Movie Event of the year on – you guessed it – May 5, 2024. With food offerings from CraigO’s Pizza and Pastaria, grab your friends and family, pack your own chairs and blankets and head over to City Park near the playscape. Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character for a chance to win a prize before the movie begins. Click here for more information and May the Force be with you!
Comedy lovers, look no further than ColdTowne Threater this May 25th – 27th for this year’s Austin Sketch Fest. Experience the best of the city’s scripted comedy featuring headliners from across the U.S. Get ready to laugh, and laugh some more. Learn more here.
Also happening May 27th, 2024 – Memorial Day Weekend! Whatever you like to do, Austin’s the place to be to celebrate the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Find things to do and places to be for camping, hiking, BBQ-ing, tubing, chilling and more here.
As you soak in the joy of spring events, remember that we're here not just as real estate experts but as neighbors and members of the ATX community. Connect with us today, and let's embark on the journey of finding not just a house, but a home where the spirit of Austin resonates. Happy spring, happy exploring, and happy home hunting!