Prepare yourselves for another weekly drop on local things to do this weekend with kids! This week you can expect a lot of interactive family things to do in Austin, very fitting after the holidays when were pumped up for the New Year. Read on for special family events with kids like markets, nature, and more. Starting with Friday and landing on Sunday, there is sure to be an event that sparks your interest for this weekend.
Things To Do This Weekend With Kids – Friday
The Soco Market is a perfect trip for your morning to evening schedule with the family. Stop by this handmade-goods and vintage crafted market and find vendors like Burlap & Twine, Ginger & Judy, and more.
Where: Soco Market | 1511 S Congress Ave Austin, TX
When: Jan 7, 2022, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Inspired by ancient Chinese culture, Shen Yun has been performing in places all around the world for over a decade, selling out almost every show and performing with passion. Visit this special event for the whole family this weekend only in Austin.
Where: The Long Center for the Performing Arts | 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX
When: Jan 7, 2022, starting at 7:30 am
Things To Do This Weekend With Kids- Saturday
Walk among life-sized dinosaurs and dragons this weekend with kids at the Dino and Dragon Stroll. In this interactive experience, you can climb on dinosaurs, jump in the bounce house, and sit down for storytime.
Where: Austin Convention Center | 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX
When: Jan 8, 2022, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Are your kids between the ages of 4-10 years of age? Reconnect the family this weekend in a nature quest with fun mystery box stations along the way!
Where: McKinney Roughs Nature Park | 1884 Hwy 71 West Cedar Creek, TX
When: Jan 8, 2022, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
This family event is perfect for aspiring creatives or the eager to learn. You’ll have a blast sculpting your own unique character from paper, cardboard, foam, and more! This magical foam sculpture is used for the event to capture what’s possible when you get creative!
Where: Laguna Gloria | 3809 W 35th St Austin, TX
When: Jan 8, 2022, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
In storytime with kids 18 months – 6 years of age you will enjoy books, songs, and more! You might even get surprised with additional interactive activities like puppets, short films, and creative movement.
Where: Round Rock Public Library | 216 E. Main St. Round Rock, TX
When: Jan 8, 2022, from 11:00 am to 11:30 am
Things To Do This Weekend With Kids- Sunday
Join family day for all your favorite things to do with kids in one day! Featuring sculpture searches, art-making activities, and more on every 2nd Sunday of the month.
Where: The UMLAUF Sculpture Garden | 605 Azie Morton Road
When: Jan 9, 2022, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
If you are up for live music, join The Rock and Roll Playhouse in Music of David Bowie for Kids this weekend with kids in Austin. The crew will be hosting an interactive family experience meant to inspire and evoke fun for the whole family.
Where: Antone’s Nightclub | 305 E 5th St
When: Jan 9, 2022, Doors open at 11:00 am
Hosted by the Neill-Crochan House of Museum, join this embroidery event where you are given all the supplies needed to craft something special with the whole family. It’s a free event; stop by anytime, and maybe even check out the museum!
Where: Neill-Crochan House Museum | 2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX
When: Jan 9, 2022, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
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