This weekend you can take them out to the ballgame, let ’em hang with Big Bird, see some free movies, relax on a farm with some bluegrass music, see a play and/or shop til you drop!
Other useful info:
- SUMMER CAMPS: Austin Film Festival’s Summer Film Camps and McKinney Roughs Nature Park Camps
- Statesman Cap 10K, Kids Fun Run and Health & Fitness Expo
- Free Family Day at Umlauf
Also, we gathered all of the Easter events we could find, and put them all in one place. Check out these Easter Family Events in Austin! We also made a guide for Summer camps in Austin and we will be adding to it regularly so check back!
— Don’t miss Sesame Street Live – Make a New Friend at the Frank Erwin Center at 7 pm. The whole gang will explore the universal fun of friendship with you and your littles. Tickets are $18 – $65 and can be purchased here. Shows continue throughout the weekend.
— Relax on the patio at Central Market North Lamar for an Evening of Soul with Roxy Roca from 6:30 – 9 pm. Get some yummy snacks from the cafe or wind down with a glass of wine while the kids play on the playscape. Music is free!
— Shop the Lo-Burn IBIZ District (Burnet Rd. from 45th St. to North Loop Blvd.) during The Lo-Burn Fun-For-All and enjoy sales, specials and giveaways. April is Local Business Month so get out and support the local businesses in the area!
— Texas VegFest will be at Fiesta Gardens from 11 am – 6 pm. Admission costs a suggested donation of $5 and activities include cooking demos, lectures, youth activities, community outreach activities and live music. Enjoy amazing vegetarian cuisine while perusing vendors and nonprofits.
— If your kids have been curious about learning how to create a website or computer game, make plans to attend the Free Coding Workshop at MakerSquare Office from 1 – 2:30 pm. Students will learn cyber security and build their first HTML/CSS page. Class will be taught by Hatch After School, a program that teaches kids how to code for just $89/month.
— Play with cute, tiny animals at Awesome Animal Mornings, happening at Millie & Mox from 10 – 11 am, AND get a free picture to prove it! Kids can learn about and hold hedgehogs, bunnies, chicks, chinchillas, bearded dragons, ducklings and more, thanks to Tiny Tails to You, Austin’s favorite little petting zoo.
— Stories of Frog and Toad premieres at Scottish Rite Theater with showtimes at 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Directed by local playwright, Susan Gayle Todd, this production is based on the stories of Arnold Lobel with original, live music by the Kazoo Wrangler Band. Tickets are $6 for ages 2 – 12, $9 for ages 13 and up and free for children under 2. You can purchase tickets online or at the box office unless they sell out!
— Relax on a real, working farm and enjoy a day of bluegrass, food and fun at Farmgrass Fest ’14 at the Simmons Family Farm from 2 – 8 pm. Bands include The Silky Brisket Brothers, Fog & Bone, Bottom Dollar String Band, Lost Pines and MilkDrive. Tickets are $15 for ages 12 and up if you buy online before noon on Saturday, Apr. 5 and free for children under 12. Tickets will go up to $20 at the festival.
— It’s Opening Weekend for the Round Rock Express and Sunday’s game has been declared Kids Day at Dell Diamond! Kids can jump on inflatables, ride the kiddie train and run the bases. The Express will be taking on the Oklahoma City RedHawks (Houston Astros) at 1:05 pm, tickets are $14 and you can buy them here.