March 1st: Cowboy Breakfast – The official Rodeo Austin kickoff includes a free Texas-sized buffet, live entertainment and more!
March 2nd: Explore UT – Hundreds of events and programs for whatever your heart desires at “the biggest open house in Texas.” Free and open to the public.
March 2nd: It’s My Park! Day – Volunteer with more than 2,000 others on various park projects around Austin.
March 2nd: Sunshine Community Gardens Plant Sale – Browse through hundreds of types organic tomatoes, peppers and eggplants with complimentary seminars and live music.
March 2nd & 3rd: Texas Independence Day Celebration – Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a parade, a 5K, a golf tournament, live music, and more.
March 3rd: Zilker Kite Festival – Bring your own or purchase a kite to fly at Zilker Park. You can see thousands of kites of all sizes and colors!
March 7th: First Thursday – Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it’s a great event for families!
March 7th: West End First Thursday – Make the first Thursday of every month a night to spend at a gallery in the West End.
March 8th – 17th: South By Southwest (SXSW) – Enjoy what you love in music, film and tech at Austin’s annual downtown festival.
March 8th – 23rd: Rodeo Austin – Giddy up to Southeast Austin for the annual rodeo, which includes bull riding, music, mutton bustin’, carnival rides, tasty food and so much more!
March 13th: Nerd Night – Gather at a 6th Street bar with your fellow nerds for drinks, conversation and fun.
March 13th: Austin Music Awards – The biggest night in music for the live music capital of the world.
March 13th – 17th:Texas Rock Fest – As if you couldn’t get enough music during SXSW, listen to more music at the Texas Rockfest.
March 22nd: East End Fourth Friday – Enjoy a night of jazz and arts in the East End on the fourth Friday of every month.
March 23rd: Mighty Texas Dog Walk – Join thousands of dogs and owners in competing for the world record for most dogs walked, most dogs wearing the same bandana, most dogs eating the same treat, and most dogs doing doga (doggie yoga!)
March 23rd: Earth Hour – More than 50 million people in the world will join together to turn off their lights for one hour in order to lower power usage.
March 23rd: Zooma Texas Half Marathon & 5k – Race through the Texas Hill Country with a finish at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort.
March 27th – 30th: Texas Relays – Tens of thousands of fans watch the annual track & field events every year.
March 29th & 30th: Austin Urban Music Festival – Music festivals galore ends March with a mix of hip-hop, rap and DJs at this family-friendly festival at Auditorium Shores.