Family Activities in Austin During SpringAustin, TX knows how to do it right when it comes to family fun. Whether you want to getaway to spend some time outdoors with your family or attend virtual events from home, Austin has a lot to offer for this season. Here are some outdoor and virtual activities for families this Spring Break.

SXSW Film Festival

The festival showcases a diverse lineup of films, documentaries, comedies, and genre pieces that highlight authentic creativity and emerging talent both on and off the screen.

With a reputation for exceptional programming and an engaged audience, the SXSW Film & TV Festival is a platform that celebrates thought-provoking storytelling and innovative works in film, television, and XR.

SXSW Music Festival

The SXSW Music Festival presents an eclectic mix of established and emerging artists from around the globe. The festival is renowned for its diverse lineup, which includes a wide range of musical genres and styles.

Some of the artists scheduled to perform at the SXSW Music Festival Showcase include Armani White, Balming Tiger, Beenzino, Lola Brooke, The Orielles, spill tab, and more. 

Hot Luck Festival

Hot Luck is a unique blend of culinary and music worlds created by James Beard Award-winning chef Aaron Franklin, Guerilla Suit principal and Mohawk owner James Moody, and Mike Thelin, co-founder of Feast Portland.

This DIY casserole will return during Memorial Day Weekend. To fully experience this event, it is highly recommended to purchase the all-in Whole Enchilada ticket package.


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Spring Break at Robot Mania


Science Mill will be open every day, offering over 50 interactive exhibitions both inside the museum and in the Science & Art Park. Attendees can expect to witness robot battles, explore coding activities, and experience "Code a Human Robot" demos.

Spring Break at the Bullock


Attendees can enjoy a family film classic that celebrates the great American outdoors.

Join the lovable characters of Shadow, Sassy, and Chance as they embark on a journey through the American wilderness, facing its elements and experiencing its natural beauty in their search for home and loved ones.

14th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire

The Annual Sherwood Forest Faire invites adults and children of all ages to take a day trip from Austin to McDade, TX, a medieval village located about an hour away, for a day of fun. With over 150 live performances per day, visitors can enjoy jousting, bands, comedy, and much more.

The 95th ABC Kite Festival


Every spring, thousands of Austinites flock to the ABC Kite Fest, one of the city's most cherished and family-friendly traditions. The festival offers day-long activities suitable for all ages, including the time-honored kite flying contest and showcase, as well as MossFest, a children's music concert.

Visitors can join in the fun of kite making, flying, and gazing, and experience the joy of spring soaring in the air. Best of all, this all-day event is free for everyone.

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