Who’s ready for the weekend?! Check out our top 10 picks for weekend family events! You can celebrate Easter with egg dyeing, rabbit storytimes, egg hunts & more. Watch hot air balloons take flight, enjoy tons of free baseball fun at the Dell Diamond, meet Alice in Wonderland, visit Rodeo Austin before it packs up for this year — and so much more!
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— Take the family to Pinballz Arcade for the Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. Kids (ages 12 & under) can bring their baskets and hunt for colorful, prize-filled Easter Eggs. A few select eggs will even have 100, 250, and 500 prize ticket amounts inside to cash in for the fun redemption prizes. As an added bonus, you can “hunt” to find selected games set on only one token per play. Click here for a coupon for $5 in free tokens when you spend $20.
— Visit the Neill-Cochran Museum for old fashioned Easter egg dyeing, lawn games, and a chance to spend time in one of Austin’s oldest landmarks. The 7th Annual Easter Egg Dye-o-Rama takes place from 12-4 p.m. Free!
— Travel around the ZACH Theatre campus for an interactive adventure with Alice in Wonderland at 6:30 p.m. You’ll start in the theatre and then head outside to meet familiar characters and help defeat the Red Queen. Tickets are $18 for youth & $24 for adults. You can purchase tickets online here or by calling 512-476-0541 x1. Read all about it here.
— Enjoy tons of baseball fun at the Round Rock Express Fan Fest from 10 a.m – 2 p.m. The Dell Diamond will be open to fans for their annual, free event. Batting practice on the field, a hot dog eating contest, beer & food tastings, and all of the kid action in the Express Fun Zone — you can bet there’s something for all ages at this event! Click here for the full line-up & schedule.
— Check out the amazing sights at the 4th annual Balloons Over Horseshoe Bay event at the Horseshoe Bay Resort Ranch, where you can see an beautiful assortment of hot air balloons, listen to live music, watch sky divers and powered parachutes, enjoy face painting, rock climbing, children’s entertainment and a lot more! Saturday events are open to the public who purchase day passes for $20, and kids 12 and under are FREE! Click here for the full schedule of events.
— Paramount Theatre will present a special Peter Rabbit Tales Storytime at BookPeople at 11:30 a.m. highlighting their upcoming production of Peter Rabbit Tales (happening on Sunday, April 3). Head out for a lively storytime and the chance to enter a raffle and win tickets to the show! Free! Click here for another chance to win tickets to the play.
— Get ready for cute-overload at the 17th Annual Easter Pet Parade & Costume Contest at Jo’s Coffee South Congress. This event benefits Austin Pets Alive and begins with a parade at noon (starts at Annie Street & South Congress and ends at Jo’s Coffee). Following the parade, there is musical entertainment, a bounce house and family fun that lasts until 3 p.m. $20 to enter your pet in the contest. Free to attend!
— It’s the LAST DAY to go have some fun at Rodeo Austin at the Travis County Expo Center. Enjoy Austin’s largest carnival at the fairgrounds, check out the KidsTown petting zoo, see animals in the livestock show, enjoy a wide-variety of tasty fair foods, watch barrel racing, bull riding, mutton bustin’ and so much more. Click here for carnival tickets & more info.
— Swing in TopGolf for some Easter Fun. From 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. you can have Cotton Candy with the Easter Bunny. Get a complimentary photo with the Easter Bunny, a free Easter-themed gift and cotton candy! (Available for the first 200 kids playing TopGolf.)
— Head on over to the HOPE Farmers’ Market at Plaza Saltillo Station from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for their Hope-y Easter Party. Enjoy an Easter Treasure Hunt, egg dyeing, kids crafts, face painting, fresh produce, live music and more. Free to attend.
— These are just some of the fun events happening in Austin this weekend. For more, browse our daily calendar of events!
Have a great weekend!