Explore everything the Blanton Museum has to offer at the Blanton Block Party, let the kids play while you take a night off at the Thinkery Parents’ Night Out, pet live bunnies the Easter Bunny Bonanza at Terra Toys — and more! Here’s our list of Top 10 Family Events…Other stuff:
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— Enjoy a night out in Mueller while the kiddos experience an exclusive evening at Thinkery. Sign up for Parents Night Out where you can drop off kids from 5:30 – 10 p.m. Ages 4 & up will have the museum to themselves and live it up with pizza, hands-on STEAM activities, exhibit exploration. Click here to reserve your spot (For members: $40 for the first child/$20 for each additional sibling; for non-members: $45 for the first child/$25 for each additional sibling.)
— Enjoy tons of baseball excitement at the annual Round Rock Express Fan Fest at the Dell Diamond from 10 a.m – 2 p.m. This free open house event includes batting practice, a hot dog eating contest, petting zoo, scavenger hunt, a summer camp fair, and all of the kid action in the Express Fun Zone.
— Head over to the Blanton Museum of Art for their annual Blanton Block Party from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. The galleries and outdoor plaza will be buzzing throughout the day with lots of activities for all ages, including art-making, live music, dining, and special museum tours. Free event!
— Visit the Domain NORTHSIDE for their annual Abloom event that kicks off today and offers free concerts all week long. Enjoy a variety of complimentary activities, sales, and promotions as well as live music, including tonight’s free concert from the Austin Symphony Big Band Ensemble from 6–8 p.m.
— Take a day trip to the 9th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire in McDade, TX. Be magically transported back in time at this fun-filled, charming Renaissance Faire. Enjoy faeries, swordplay, theatre, magic, comedy, and games from 10 a.m. – dusk. Tickets are $12 per child and $22 per adult, which you can purchase online here or at the gate.
— Join Terra Toys for their 2nd Annual Easter Bunny Bonanza! Pet live bunnies from 1 – 4 p.m. and enjoy cookies and refreshments. There will also be adorable plush bunnies available for ‘adoption,’ which includes a free adoption certificate and carrot juice bottle.
— See the iconic children’s book Goodnight Moon as a staged musical at ZACH Theatre today at 2 p.m. (Weekend matinee shows through May!) Bunny’s room magically comes alive with stunning puppetry, tap dancing bears, and even a trip through the night sky with a constellation light show. Tickets are $18 for youth and $24 for adults, which you can purchase online here or by calling the ZACH Theatre Box Office at 512-476-0541.
— Kids are invited to the Delysia Chocolatier Culinary Center for their Chocolate Easter Egg Decorating Competition from 12 – 5 p.m. Kids will get a white chocolate Easter egg to decorate with edible ink markers for the chance to win prizes. No reservations or tickets necessary.
You can browse our full list of Top Picks for Weekend Events for even more listings. Have a great weekend!
*Cover photo from the Blanton Museum of Art’s Facebook page – From the 2017 Blanton Block Party