Things to Do in Austin in April 2012

Posted by Realty Austin on Monday, March 19th, 2012 at 3:35pm.

austin-events-blog-april_250Looking for cool, Austin-y things to do this month? Check out these fun, family-friendly events in Austin this April. We have compiled a list of activities for you to easily jump into Spring.

April Fools
April 1
Yoga in the Park April 4, 11, 18, 25

Downtown Austin's Republic Square Park, Yoga Yoga will be having free yoga classes every Wednesday of April at noon. A great time to get some exercise in the fresh Spring air of Austin.

First Thursday
April 5
Every First Thursday of the Month on South Congress there is plenty to see, buy and eat for all ages. Many stores have special sales and snacks for their customers, and it's a great event for families!
Texas Burlesque Festival
April 12-14

A three day festival to showcase vendors of all that is burlesque, vaudeville and cabaret.

Lonestar Rod & Kustom Round Up
April 13-15

A local Austin custom car and hot-rod club, called the Kontinentals, holds its 11th annual show full of cars, food, shopping and live music at the Travis County Expo Center in Northeast Austin.

Austin Cactus & Succulent Show & Sale
April 14-15

A free event for the plant enthusiast brings about hundreds of kinds of cactuses to browse and purchase.

Art City Austin
April 14-15

Enjoy live music, local food, local and nation-wide artists in Downtown Austin.

Austin Art Yards Tour
April 14-15

A self-guided tour of more than two dozen "arty yards."

Louisiana Swamp Thing & Crawfish Festival
April 14

Head out to Buda City Park for plenty of Cajun inspired foods, live music and arts & crafts and other activities for children.

Keep Austin Beautiful Clean Sweep April 14

Take part in a city-wide effort to clean-up Austinin over 100 different areas of Austin. Do your part to Keep Austin Beautiful!

Old Settler's Music Festival
April 19-22

Listen to bluegrass, roots and Americana bandsand enjoy four days of camping in the heart of the hill country at the 25th Anniversary of the festival.

Austin Reggae Festival
April 20

Benefit Capital Area Food Bank of Texas while listening to local and national Reggae bands at Auditorium Shores.

Road Rash Inline Skate
April 21-22

Skaters commence in the backroads of Round Rock, and the one's with the "best" road rash scars participate in taking pictures at the end of the marathon & half-marathon.

Record Store Day
April 21

Independently owned record stores and artists celebrate music with performances, food, and fun all over Austin.

Earth Day
April 22
Cine Las Americas
April 24
This International Film Festival is in its 15th year and welcomes all filmmakers and audiences of the world.
Fusebox Festival April 25

New ideas and approaches to art are culminated at this festival for the contemporary and performing arts.

Wiener Dog Races
April 28-29

Buda hosts a weekend full of pets (lots of them being Weiner dogs, of course) , food, parades and washer tourneys.

Heart O' Texas Orchid Society Show

April 28-29

One more event for the plant enthusiast at the Zilker Botanical Garden, this time with an emphasis on Orchids.

Mela Fair at Radha Madhav Cham
April 28

Experience some culture at this open house with Indian food, dancing and a petting zoo at a beautiful Indian temple.

Dragon Boat Festival & Race
April 28

Spend a day outside racing dragon boats at Lady Bird Lake's Festival Beach with music, food and more.

Texas Round-Up
April 28

Get healthy and geared up on fitness in a 5K run or the Family Mile in Downtown Austin.

Eeyore's Birthday Party
April 28
Rain date: May 5

Wear a costume when you attend the 49th annual celebration of Eeyore's birthday, full of food, music, and local vendors.

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