Things to do in Austin in March 2014

Posted on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at 1:43pm.

March is the month of music in Austin! South by Southwest, Austin's biggest music, fillm and interactive festival, returns in March with even more exciting events than last year. The iHeart Radio Country Festival and Austin Urban Music Festival also bring local and popular musicians to Austin's music scene next month. Rodeo Austin kicks off in March with plenty of thrilling rodeo events, carnivals and concerts. The Texas Relays are also back at the University of Texas next month to showcase exceptional track and field athletes. Spring returns in March as well, and locals can celebrate the warmer weather at the Zilker Kite and Garden festivals. Don't miss out on any of the exciting events happening next month in Austin!

Here are some of our favorite things to do in Austin in March:

Event   Location / Time
Website Date
Rodeo Austin
  Travis County Exposition Center in Austin / Times and Dates Vary www.rodeoaustin.com March 1 - 16
Texas Independence Day Parade   Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin / Saturday at 9:30 am www.celebratetexas.org March 1
Celebrate Texas 5K   Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin / Saturday at 8 am www.celebratetexas.org March 1
Georgetown Swirl   Downtown Georgetown Square / Saturday from 6 - 9 pm swirl.georgetown.org March 1
It's My Park Day   Various parks around Austin / Saturday, Times Vary www.austinparks.org March 1
Zilker Kite Festival   Zilker Park in Austin / Sunday from 10 am - 5:30 pm www.abckitefestival.com March 2
Hair   The Long Center in Austin / Tuesday at 7:30 pm thelongcenter.org March 4
The Whiskey Sisters   The Long Center in Austin / Wednesday at 7:30 pm thelongcenter.org March 5
First Thursday on South Congress Avenue   South Congress Avenue in Austin / most business open until 10 pm www.firstthursday.info March 6
First Thursday in Downtown Buda   Downtown Buda / Thursday from 5 - 9 pm www.budatxtourism.com March 6
Texas Film Awards   Austin Studios, Stage 7 / Thursday, Time TBA www.austinfilm.org March 6
Texas Heroes Game Night   Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin / Thursday from 6 - 8 pm www.thestoryoftexas.com March 6
Thinkery21   The Thinkery in Austin / Thursday from 7 - 9 pm thinkeryaustin.org March 6
South by Southwest (SXSW) Festival   Times, locations and venues vary sxsw.com March 7 - 16
First Friday in Downtown Georgetown   Downtown Georgetown / Friday from 6 - 8 pm visit.georgetown.org March 7
Family Fun Run/Walk for Women Veteran's Month   Camp Mabry in Austin / Saturday from 7 am - 2 pm www.austintexas.org March 8
Texas Rockfest   7th and Neches in Downtown Austin / Dates and Times vary www.texasrockfest.com March 11 - 16
Austin Music Awards   Austin Convention Center in Downtown Austin / Wednesday at 7:55 pm www.austinchronicle.com March 12
St. Patrick's Day Austin   Shoal Crossing Event Center in Austin / Monday from 3 - 9 pm www.stpatricksdayaustin.com March 17
Robin Thicke   ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin / Thursday at 7:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm) acl-live.com March 20
Honk! Texas   Various locations around Austin / Friday - Sunday, Times Vary www.honktx.org March 21 - 23
Leann Rimes   ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin / Friday at 8 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm) acl-live.com March 21
Heart O' Texas Orchid Society Show   Zilker Botanical Garden Center in Austin / Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 4 pm www.hotos.org March 22 - 23
Big Hair Country Fair   Salt Lick Pavilion in Driftwood / Saturday from 7 - 10 pm creativeaction.org March 22
Eat. Drink. Shop. Pink   Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave / Sunday All Day www.hillcountrygalleria.com March 23
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo   ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin / Tuesday at 8 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm) acl-live.com March 25
Texas Relays   Mike A. Meyers Stadium in Austin / Wednesday - Saturday, Times Vary www.texassports.com March 26 - 29
Austin Urban Music Festival   Butler Park at Auditorium Shores in Austin / Friday and Saturday, Times Vary austinurbanmusicfestival.com March 28 - 29
Zilker Garden Festival   Zilker Botanical Gardens in Austin / Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm www.zilkergarden.org March 29 - 30
iHeart Radio Country Festival   Frank Erwin Center in Austin / Saturday at 7:30 pm www.uterwincenter.com March 29

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