Things to Do in Austin in March 2017

Posted on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 7:25am.

Things to Do in Austin in March 2017

March is one of the most exciting months to call Austin home! South by Southwest and Rodeo Austin, two of the area's biggest events, are back this year with amazing performances and cool activities lined up. Head out to Zilker Park for the city's annual kite festival this month, or check out the budding beauty of the garden at the Zilker Garden Festival. Dress up your pooch and join hundreds of fellow dog owners at the Mighty Texas Dog Walk. Get your home ready for spring with tips and exhibits from the Spring Home and Garden Show. Celebrate local musicians at the Austin Music Awards and Urban Music Festival. There's something for everyone to enjoy in the Austin area this month!

Check out all the fun happening in Austin this March:

Event Date Location / Time
Website
First Thursday South Congress March 2 South Congress Avenue in Austin / Thursday, Most businesses open until at least 10 pm www.firstthursdayaustin.com
First Thursday Buda March 2 Downtown Buda / Thursday from 4 - 8 pm www.budatxtourism.com
Elvis Lives March 2 The Long Center in Austin / Thursday at 7:30 pm thelongcenter.org
First Friday March 3 Downtown Georgetown / Friday from 6 - 9 pm www.thegeorgetownsquare.com
Rodeo Austin Cowboy Breakfast March 3 The Long Center in Austin / Friday at 6 am www.rodeoaustin.com
Celebrate Texas 5K March 4 South Congress Avenue in Austin / Saturday at 8 am celebratetexas.net
Mighty Texas Dog Walk March 4 305 South Congress Avenue in Austin / Saturday at 10 am www.servicedogs.org
It's My Park Day March 4 Parks in the Austin Area / Saturday, Times Vary by Event www.austinparks.org
Let It Be March 4 The Long Center in Austin / Saturday at 8 pm thelongcenter.org
Zilker Kite Festival March 5 Zilker Park in Austin / Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm www.abckitefestival.org
South by Southwest March 10 - 19 Across the Austin Area / Dates and Times Vary by Event www.sxsw.com
Rodeo Austin March 11 - 25 Travis County Exposition Center / Dates and Times Vary by Event www.rodeoaustin.com
Austin Music Awards March 12 ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin / Sunday at 7:55 pm www.austinchronicle.com
Moonlight Hike March 13 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin / Monday from 7 pm - 9 pm www.wildflower.org
Heart of Texas Rockfest March 15 - 18 7th and Nueces in Downtown Austin / Dates and Times Vary by Event www.texasrockfest.com
Cirque du Soliel March 15 - 19 HEB Center in Cedar Park / Wed - Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat at 4 pm and 7:30 pm, Sun at 1:30 pm and 5 pm www.hebcenter.com
St. Patrick's Day March 17 Pioneer Farms in Austin / Friday from 1 - 8 pm stpatricksdayaustin.com
Blink 182 March 22 Austin 360 Amphitheater in Austin / Wednesday at 7 pm austin360amphitheater.com
Spring Home and Garden Show March 24 - 26 Austin Convention Center / Friday from 2 - 7 pm, Saturday from 10 am - 7 pm, Sunday from 11 am - 5 pm www.austinhomeandgardenshow.com
Austin Auto Show March 24 - 26 Austin Convention Center / Friday and Saturday from 10 am  - 8 pm, Sunday from 10 am - 6 pm autoshowaustin.com
Zilker Garden Festival March 25 - 26 Zilker Botanical Garden in Austin / Saturday from 10 am - 7 pm and Sunday from 10 am - 5 pm www.zilkergarden.org
Texas Relays March 29 - April 1 University of Texas campus / Wednesday - Saturday, Times Vary by Event www.texassports.com
Urban Music Festival March 31 - April 1 Auditorium Shores in Austin / Friday and Saturday, Times TBA urbanmusicfest.com
The Magic Flute March 31 - April 2 The Long Center in Austin / Friday and Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 3 pm thelongcenter.org

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