If there’s one thing about this city, it’s that there is always something going on. So, if you’re looking for fun things to do in Austin with kids this weekend of March 24, 2023, there’s plenty of fun to be had, including Easter Egg Hunts, The Peking Acrobats Featuring the Shanghai Circus, Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie, and more!
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Things to do in Austin with kids this weekend of March 24, 2023 – Friday
Austin Dance Festival
It’s time to dance your heart out because the Austin Dance Festival is back! Expect three days of professional dance showcases, an international dance on film screening, master classes, and concerts featuring provoking, intense playful, and fiercely creative performances.
When: Friday, March 24 – 26, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
How Much: $15 – $25
NASCAR at COTA
Race fans, get ready for an unforgettable weekend at the Circuit of the Americas! With the NASCAR Cup series, the NASCAR Xfinity series, and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, the weekend will be packed to the brim with action. Make sure not to miss it!
When: Friday, March 24 – 26, 2023, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Circuit of the Americas, 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617
How Much: $20 – $275
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Kids and adults romp around trampoline park that features numerous onsite attractions such as foam pits, ropes course, cardio wall, and more.
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Things to do in Austin with kids on Saturday, March 24, 2023
Water Lantern Festival
Spend a magical night with your loved ones and enjoy the sight of thousands of beautiful lanterns floating on the water at the Water Lantern Festival. The event is all about connections. And aside from the lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope, and dreams, there will also be food, activities, games, vendors, and music.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 3:30 p.m.
Where: Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723
How Much: $16.99 – $25.99
Easter Egg Hunts
Keep those eyes sharp because it’s Easter Egg hunting time at the Sweet Eats Fruit Farm! The hunts will take place in a giant two-acre field packed with farm-themed hiding places. And there will be several hunts throughout the day. The first one called “Quiet Hunt” at 9 a.m. will be for kids with special needs. The next hunt will be at 9:30 a.m. and from then until 12:45 p.m. there will be hunts every 15 minutes. From 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., there will be hunts every half hour.
Don’t forget your Easter baskets so you’ll have somewhere to place all the goodies!
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 9 a.m.
Where: Sweet Eats Fruit Farm, 14400 E State Hwy 29, Georgetown, TX 78626
How Much: $9 online | $11 at the gate | $35 for online tickets to adult egg hunt | $40 at the gate for adult egg hunt
Volunteer Gardening Days
Enjoy some time in the dirt with the kids this weekend at the Volunteer Gardening Days of Red Salmon Arts. Help out in doing some weeding, prepping the garden beds, planting flowers, herbs, and vegetable seeds, and building mulched pathways. Make sure you do a good job because creepy Frida will be watching over you.
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: 2000 Thrasher Ln, Austin, TX 78741
March Family Campout
Enjoy a beautiful spring night under the stars with the whole family at YMCA Camp Moody! Tents, meals, and s’mores for the campfires will be provided. And before all that, everyone will have the opportunity to enjoy various adventures and classic camp activities like canoeing, camp songs, archery, and so much more.
When: Saturday, March 25 – 26, 2023, 2 p.m. – 10 a.m.
Where: YMCA Camp Moody, 1220 Old San Antonio Rd, Buda, TX 78610
How Much: $140 – $170 per family
The 13th Annual Brentwood Rocks
If you’re looking for an afternoon of fun for the kids, head on over to Brentwood Elementary’s rock concert and fundraiser. This year’s event will feature artsists like Matthew Logan Vasquez, the Lamar Dance Company, Samba Knights from the McCallum Fine Arts Academy, and School of Rock Austin.
There will also be kid activities, corndogs, BBQ, Kona Ice, and Mister Softee available for purchase. Don’t forget your blanket or chairs!
When: Saturday, March 25, 2023, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Brentwood Elementary School, 6703 Yates Ave, Austin, TX 78757
How Much: $10 | Free for kids 12 and under
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The Standard South Central Texas Pogo Pass (San Antonio/Austin/Waco) provides admissions to 35 different entertainment venues in the Austin, San Antonio, and Waco area.
Perfect for families, the Pogo Pass gives both adult and child pass-holders 50+ visits to some of the best things to do that Austin, San Antonio, and Waco have to offer. The Pogo Pass nearly pays for itself with a visit to one or two venues alone!!!
Pass features the following attractions in Austin
- One visit to Wonder World Park
- One visit to Typhoon Texas Waterpark
- One Visit to the Thinkery Museum
- Two Texas Stars hockey games
- Two Austin Spurs basketball games
- One visit per month to Austin’s Park
- One visit to the Austin Aquarium
- One visit to Quest ATX Wakeboard Park
- One visit to Pioneer Farms
- One visit to Monster Mini Golf
- One Visit per Quarter to D-Bat
- One Visit to Mt. Playmore
- Two visits to Rock Sports Arena
- Two visits to Pump It Up
- One visit to Neill-Cochran House Museum
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Things to do in Austin with kids this weekend of March 24, 2023 – Sunday
SHAGADELIC Handcrafted + Vintage Market
Do you love vintage items? Or do you simply love supporting small Austin businesses? Well, here’s a market worth checking out this weekend. Local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors will be flowing the Shag Salon parking lot with plenty of unique wares so make sure to check out each one.
When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: The Shag Salon, 2203 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
How much: Free
Acoustic Rooster’s Barnyard Boogie
Two best selling children’s books – “Acoustic Rooster” and “Indigo Blue” – will be coming to life in this brand new musical production that will surely have the kids dancing in their seats.
As the story goes, a little girl named Indigo Blume experiences stage fright that threatens to take her confidence away. But once she falls asleep, she finds herself in a dream world where characters from her favorite book, Acoustic Rooster and his Barnyard Bunch, are there. The band is rehearsing and they invite Indigo to join. Sadly, a storm destroys everything and the animals are left with nothing. Now, it’s left to Indigo to rally the band to work together and save their home.
When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, 1 p.m.
Where: The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
How much: Starts at $18
The Peking Acrobats Featuring the Shanghai Circus
Experience thrill and wonder as the Peking Acrobats featuring the Shanghai Circus take the Long Center Stage this weekend! Expect acrobatics, comedy, balancing feats, and plenty more interesting features of the Chinese culture.
When: Sunday, March 26, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
How much: Starts at $36
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