This weekend you can see some music, attend a celebration for Mother Earth, eat some mind-blowing tacos, party with Mueller or learn how to code. Plus, we have mucho giveaways and lots of other stuff you should know about:

Here are our Top 10 Austin Family Events



— Celebrate the mom of all moms, Mother Earth, at the 13th Annual Mother Earth Day Festival at the Springs. Stop by Zilker Park, in the area by Barton Springs, from 9 am – 1 pm for eco-activities, live music, magic, interactive booths, games, art and other learning fun! FREE!

— See Round Rock Express vs. Omaha Storm Chasers at Dell Diamond. Game starts at 7:05 pm but you can pre-game in the Kid’s Fun Zone! Tickets to the game are anywhere from $7 – $16 and you can buy them here.

Watch Frozen at Elizabeth Milburn Park at 8 pm. Bring blankets and lawn chairs, concessions will not be available so bring a picnic, but, no glass containers. Free!


— Celebrate Latino culture at Pachanga Fest, happening at Fiesta Gardens from noon – 11 pm. Kids will have plenty to do at the Niños Rock Pachanga mini-fest within the fest. They’ll have fun with their own line-up, face painting, a piñata party, screen printing, crafts & more. Tickets are $33 for general admission + $42 if you’d like to upgrade to a Very Important Taco pass, which includes tacos and other perks. You can buy tickets here. Kids under 12 get in free!

Mueller’s 10th Birthday Party at Mueller Lake Park Outdoor Amphitheater is a free celebration from 10 am –  1 pm with giant lawn games, human hamster balls, free birthday cake, free snow cones, food trucks and more! You could even win a tethered hot air balloon ride, find out how here.

— See the latest production from the Pollyanna Theatre Company, Plus and Minus: The Vacation Adventure, playing at the Rollins Theatre (at the Long Center) with showtimes at 2 & 4 pm. Tickets are $9 – $12.50 and you can buy them here.

— The Beginner Coding Workshop from Hatch After School will be a 90-minute workshop for ages 10 and up (sorry, no grownups) from 1:30 – 3 pm at MakerSquare. Your little gamers and web site designer wanna-be’s will get a nice intro to the world of coding and web language. Free, but registration is appreciated.


— Happy Mother’s Day! Here’s what’s going on.

— See some Live Music Under the Lone Star at the Bullock Texas State History Museum with performances from Staehely Brothers Band and Casual Interference. Free concert, bring chairs and a picnic, starts at 6 pm.

— See Pinocchio at the ZACH Theatre at 2:30 pm and celebrate the fact that you have real kids. This imaginative retelling uses shadow and puppetry combined with interesting props to make this classic come to life. Tickets are $14 – $16 and you can buy them here.


Have fun!