APRIL: Things to do Around Austin

April is here and Spring is in full swing! With the weather turning, there are more and more outdoor events available in the Austin area and surrounding. Check out a few of these events to get out and about in our wonderful part of Texas!

Songs Under the Stars Live Performance Series | Throughout April

Socially distance, live concerts and the Zach Theatre throughout the month of April. Performances include Gospel Down by the Riverside, Tameca Jones in Concert, Disney Through the Decades and Mariachi Melodies de Mexico. Evening and Sunday afternoon times available with discounts for show packages. @ The People’s Plaza at ZACH Theatre | zachtheatre.org

2021 Easter on the Farm! Robinson Family Farms | April 2nd-3rd

Visit Robinson Family Farms for “Easter on the Farm.” Where spring traditions and memories are made! Whether you are looking for that perfect springtime photo op or want to spend time outdoors as a family, there is something for everyone to enjoy on the farm! Come hungry because there are delicious treats waiting for you! Open 10am-6pm Daily. @ Robinson Family Farms | www.therobinsonfamilyfarm.com/pricing

12th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire – Opening Weekend! | April 3rd-4th

The 12th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire opens the first weekend in April with over 150 shows every day! Sherwood Forest Faire is a locally owned medieval-style village nestled in the Lost Pines section of Central Texas. The event has over 100 permanent buildings on 25 acres, including stages, pubs, merchant shoppes, wedding venues, a complete castle, and more. Attractions include full contact jousting, falconry, fire juggling, knife throwing, 10+ live bands, comedy, sword fighting, and a castle siege. Shows for kids, adults, and both! @ Sherwood Forest in McDade, TX | https://www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/

Long Center’s Good Vibes Only Music Series | April 7th

The Long Center is hosting a series of free, fully-produced performances from local artists safely recorded in the Rollins Studio Theatre. These performances are focused on what has kept Austin’s culture so cool — great music, bold creativity, and Good Vibes Only. Virtual Event | luck.stream/channel/longcenter

Austin International Poetry Festival | April 9th-10th

The Austin International Poetry Festival brings together poets from around Texas, the nation and our world for virtual performances, readings and workshops. The event provides an inclusive, diverse, multi-generational environment in appreciation of the spoken and written word. Virtual Event | aipf.org

38th Annual Burnet Bluebonnet Festival | April 9th-11th

The Bluebonnet Festival draws 30,000 people annually to Burnet, Texas in a weekend full of activities sure to please all ages. There’s something for everyone such as live music, a carnival, food, races of all kinds, and lots and lots of shopping. @ Burnet, TX | www.bluebonnetfestival.org

Capitol 10K | April 11th-13th

The Statesman Capitol 10K presented Baylor Scott & White has been hosted in Austin each year since 1978. The 44th running of the Capitol 10K has seen the race grown into the largest 10K in Texas and the 6th largest in the entire country! This year’s event is virtual but features 10 different recommended routes. Virtual Race | cap10k.com 

The 20th Annual Lonestar Round Up

Officially moved to Labor Day weekend, September 3 & 4th, 2021 | www.lonestarroundup.com

Fredericksburg Bluebonnet Wine and Cheese Festival 2021 | April 17th

Come enjoy the Wild Flowers in the Texas Hill Country! Come enjoy a casual wine tasting in an old Dance Hall, live music and the comforts of Bankersmith, Texas. Great food, local live music acts and a fun, family friendly atmosphere where kids can enjoy playing with the goats, donkeys and other critters. The Texas Wine Festival at Bankersmith is an event for people who love wine and those that make it. https://www.facebook.com/events/474245147102880/ 

Flavor Fest 2021 | April 24th

Enjoy the spring sunshine at this outside event featuring the best food trucks and vendors, unique shopping experiences, entertainment, games and more! Attendance is FREE and plentiful free parking is also available. 100% of proceeds goes towards a scholarship for a Belton ISD student. Event from 11am-4pm. Amy’s Attic Self-Storage (7950 TX Hwy 317, Belton, TX) | https://nextdoor.com/events/3899977/